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ACC Recap for May 24th


Clemson 10 Ga Tech 4

Clemson hit three home runs, including a seventh-inning grand slam by Ben Paulsen, to defeat #24 Georgia Tech 10-4 on Saturday in the ACC Tournament at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The Tigers, who were 1-2 in the ACC Tournament, improved to 31-27-1, while the Yellow Jackets, who were also 1-2 in the ACC Tourney, fell to 39-19. Continue reading

CBB Links: Conference Tournament Edition

Former MLB Third Baseman Scott Brosius has led Linfield College (34-11) to the Division III National Championship Tournament. (The Oregonian)

How does Brett Wallace’s season rank in ASU history? (Pitchfork Nation)

Are conference tournaments really necessary in college baseball? (The Nickel Block)

Ohio State’s season ends in disappointment (The Buckeye Nine)

Recruiting in Southern California is a balancing act for USC and UCLA (Los Angeles Times)

South Carolina will try and keep it rolling against LSU today (Gamecock Anthem)

Seminole freshmen are getting big game experience in the ACC tournament to prepare them for the College World Series (Nole Sports)

Examining the economics of Summer League Ball (CodBall)

Miami beat Georgia Tech in a 15-12 ACC Tournament battle that looked an awful lot like a College World Series game. (Miami Herald)

Chapman has already beat their first round opponent twice this season (Orange County Register)

ACC Tourney Recap for May 22nd


Miami (FL) 15 Georgia Tech 12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – The second of Dave DiNatale’s two homers lifted top-seeded Miami to a 15-12 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday night in the 2008 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

DiNatale’s ninth homer of the year, with two runners on, erased a 12-11 lead Georgia Tech had taken into the top of the ninth. Jemile Weeks added an insurance run with an RBI single later in the inning. Continue reading

ACC Tourney Recap for May 21


Georgia Tech 10 NC State 9

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Georgia Tech scored eight runs over the last three innings, including two runs without the benefit of a base hit in the top of the ninth, for a wild and entertaining 10-9 win over NC State in the opening game of the 2008 ACC Baseball Tournament at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Continue reading

2008 All-ACC team and Awards

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Miami, the top seed in this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, led all schools with eight selections on the 2008 All-ACC Baseball Team and also claimed a pair of individual superlatives, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. The honors are selected by a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches. Continue reading

2008 ACC Tournament Schedule Released

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A pair of league schools from the Sunshine State highlight the 2008 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship field, as No. 1 seed Miami and No. 2 seed Florida State prepare to battle with six other schools for the coveted championship crown at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla., this week.

The complete pairings and game times for the eight teams competing in the round-robin format tournament are as follows: Continue reading

ACC Recap for May 17th


UNC 12 Miami (FL) 11

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Tim Federowicz went 2-for-5 with three RBI and then recorded the game-ending strikeout with the tying run on third base to lift No. 2 North Carolina to a 12-11 win over No. 1 Miami and a series victory Saturday at Mark Light Field. Behind a home run and five RBI from Tim Fedroff and four hits and two RBI from Kyle Shelton, the Tar Heels (45-10, 22-7 ACC) built an eight-run lead through five innings and held off a late rally by the Hurricanes (43-8, 23-5) to win their third straight series against UM. Continue reading

ACC Recap for May 16th


UNC 10 Miami (FL) 6

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Center fielder Seth Williams jump-started North Carolina’s offense with a pair of early run-scoring doubles, and the No. 2 Tar Heels held on for a 10-6 win over No. 1 Miami Friday at Mark Light Field. Dustin Ackley, Tim Fedroff and Kyle Seager each had three hits as Carolina (44-10, 21-7 ACC) pounded out 16 hits to even the series at a game apiece. Continue reading

ACC Recap for May 15th


Miami (FL) 12 UNC 2

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Freshman left-handed pitcher Chris Hernandez won for the 10th time with a seven-strikeout performance in 7 2/3 innings and junior first baseman Yonder Alonso hit his second career grand slam – which also was the second one against a team ranked No. 2 – as No. 1 Miami (43-6, 23-3 ACC) cruised to a 12-2 win over the second-ranked Tar Heels (43-10, 20-7 ACC) Thursday night to win the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division. Jemile Weeks and Dave DiNatale each added two hits for Miami, which snapped a four-game losing streak to the Tar Heels. Continue reading