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Hofstra releases 2015 Schedule

JohnRussoHofstraHempstead, NY – A nine-day road trip that features a three-game series at five-time College World Series participant UCLA and a five-game series at Hawaii highlights the 2015 Hofstra University baseball schedule, which was released today by Head Coach John Russo.

“I am very excited about our 2015 schedule,” said Coach Russo. “I think opening up with a team that has the history and tradition like UCLA will be beneficial for our student-athletes. In my mind, it is one of the top places to play in the country and we are looking forward to it. We are also looking forward to playing in Hawaii. The competition will be good for us and will help prepare us for the rigors of conference play, which starts up in mid-March. I think the Colonial Athletic Association will be tough once again. The addition of Elon adds another historically successful program to the mix and the battle for those six playoff spots will be fierce.” Continue reading Hofstra releases 2015 Schedule

2014 CAA Preseason Coaches Poll Released

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CAALogoRICHMOND, Va. (January 22, 2014) – UNCW, which has captured the past two CAA baseball regular-season titles, has been picked to win the conference championship in 2014 according to a vote of the league’s head baseball coaches. Continue reading 2014 CAA Preseason Coaches Poll Released

Hofstra releases 2014 Schedule

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JohnRussoHofstraHempstead, NY – A four-game series with College World Series runner-up Mississippi State University, as well as trips to Grand Canyon University, University of Incarnate Word and Furman University highlight the 2014 Hofstra University baseball schedule, which was released today by Coach John Russo.

The schedule features four NCAA Regional teams from 2013 with Colonial Athletic Association opponents Towson, William & Mary and UNCW joining Mississippi State. Hofstra’s opponents won 613 games a season ago led by Mississippi State’s 51 victories. Continue reading Hofstra releases 2014 Schedule

Hofstra Adds Three to Coaching Staff

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JohnRussoHofstraHempstead, NY – Hofstra University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeffrey A. Hathaway today announced the appointments of Rob Cafiero, Kevin Ferrari and Adam Janowski to volunteer coaching positions in the Hofstra Athletics Department.

Cafiero will serve as an assistant baseball coach, Ferrari a women’s soccer assistant and Janowski a men’s soccer assistant. Continue reading Hofstra Adds Three to Coaching Staff

2013 CAA Preseason Coaches Poll

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CAA LogoRICHMOND, Va. (January 23, 2013) – UNCW, which captured its third CAA baseball championship in the past nine years last season, has been picked to win the conference title again in 2013 according to a vote of the league’s head baseball coaches.

The Seahawks received five first-place votes and finished atop the poll with 75 points. Hofstra picked up three first-place votes and was second with 69 points. James Madison was chosen third with 62 points and Delaware got two first-place votes and was fourth with 57 points. George Mason placed fifth in the voting, followed by Old Dominion, William & Mary, Towson, Northeastern and Georgia State. Continue reading 2013 CAA Preseason Coaches Poll

Hofstra’s John Russo receives Contract Extension

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JohnRussoHofstraHempstead, NY – Hofstra University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeffrey A. Hathaway announced today that Head Baseball Coach John Russo has signed a long-term contract.

“I am thrilled that Coach Russo will continue to lead our baseball program,” commented Hathaway. “John did a wonderful job leading the team to unprecedented heights last season and we look forward to continued academic and athletic success under his leadership in the years to come.” Continue reading Hofstra’s John Russo receives Contract Extension

2012 Cape Cod Baseball League ASG: 5 Pitchers to Watch

The annual Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game took place this past Saturday night in Harwich, Massachusetts as the Eastern Division hosted the Western Division. Here are five pitchers that are worth following that took part in the 2012 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game. We have included video from the game where possible.  Continue reading 2012 Cape Cod Baseball League ASG: 5 Pitchers to Watch

Hofstra named John Russo as Head Coach

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Hempstead, NY – Hofstra University Interim Director of Athletics Danny McCabe announced today that John Russo has been named head coach of the Pride baseball team. Russo had been named the interim head coach in January following the resignation of former coach Patrick Anderson. Russo is the 14th head coach in program history. Continue reading Hofstra named John Russo as Head Coach

ACC Recap for Feb. 17th

Here is your ACC Recap for February 17th.

Game 1: #3 North Carolina 10 Xavier 2

Carolina took a commanding four-run lead after the first inning in game one and never looked back en route to a 10-2 season-opening victory over Xavier.

Tommy Coyle opened the year as he finished 2011 by reaching base safely for the 30th consecutive game with a single to left field in the first. Colin Moran followed with a single of his own before Cody Stubbs was hit by a pitch to load the bases for Jacob Stallings. Continue reading ACC Recap for Feb. 17th