Here is the second part of your ACC Weekend Preview for the weekend of Feb. 25th-Feb.27th. You can check out our preview of the other two series on the weekend which started on Thursday due to Miami and Boston College facing off against MLB squads over the weekend by clicking here. Continue reading
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RICHMOND, Va. (January 19, 2011) – James Madison, which returns five starters from last year’s squad that finished atop the CAA baseball regular-season standings, has been picked to win the conference title in 2011 according to a vote of the CAA’s head baseball coaches. Continue reading
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Hempstead, NY – Six 2010 NCAA Tournament teams, including Miami (FL) and College World Series participant Florida State, highlight the 2011 Hofstra University Baseball schedule, which was announced today by Head Coach Patrick Anderson.
The Pride’s non-conference slate features 21 games against 11 opponents, who combined to post 345 wins last year. “Our non-conference schedule is challenging,” said Coach Anderson. “But we want to challenge our players and help them get better by facing the best competition we can.” Continue reading
Over 40 student-athletes and coaches visited 13 homes in the Hempstead and Uniondale communities to provide yard work assistance to local residents. In total, approximately 60 students volunteered for the event, including members of Alpha Kappa Psi and Phi Delta Theta. Continue reading
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Hempstead, NY – Hofstra University Baseball Coach Patrick Anderson today announced that Jeremy Hill, a veteran of 14 professional seasons, would join the Pride baseball staff as a volunteer assistant coach.
“Jeremy’s experience and his knowledge of the game will have a big impact on our program,” said Anderson. “He is a welcome addition to our staff.”
Game 1: #2 Virginia 11 Dartmouth 5
Game 2: #2 Virginia 13 Wright State 3
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 1 Virginia baseball team finished off a hot day at the plate with a 13-3 victory over Wright State, Sunday afternoon, in the second game of a doubleheader at Davenport Field. In the first game, UVa pounded out 18 hits in an 11-5 win over Dartmouth.
Tyler Cannon (Sr., Pigeon Forge, Tenn.) had a big game at the plate, going 3-for-5 with five RBI. He had a key two-run triple to break open a one-run game in the seventh inning and then had a three-run double in the eighth inning. Cannon had eight RBI over the weekend.
#2 Virginia 14 Dartmouth 3
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The top-ranked Virginia baseball team recorded two big innings in a 14-3 victory over Dartmouth Saturday afternoon in front of 2,414 fans at Davenport Field. UVa (7-2) scored six runs in the second inning, then blew the game open with an eight-run fourth inning.
Phil Gosselin (Jr., West Chester, Pa.) led the Cavaliers’ 16-hit effort with a career-high four hits. Tyler Cannon (Sr., Pigeon Forge, Tenn.) and Steven Proscia (So., Suffern, N.Y.) each added a pair of hits as well as three RBI. Every UVa starter scored at least one time. UVa’s one through four hitters – Gosselin, Cannon, Dan Grovatt (Jr., Tabernacle, N.J.) and Proscia – combined to go 10-for-16 with nine RBI and seven runs.
Wright State 2 #2 Virginia 1
The Wright State baseball defeated #1 Virginia Friday afternoon by a score of 2-1 in Charlottesville, VA. Senior Alex Kaminsky (Fostoria, OH) picked up the win, going seven innings and giving up one earned run on seven hits. Senior Greg Robinson (Wilmington, OH) came on to pitch the final two innings and earn his first save. Sophomore Tristan Moore (New Albany, OH) led the way offensively with a three-for-four day and a run scored.
The ACC squads are back in action this weekend with a couple of marquee series taking place in Florida. The Georgia Bulldogs from the SEC head down to Tallahassee to take on the Florida State Seminoles. This weekend’s series will be the first real test for the Noles as they are sporting a 7-0 record with three game sweeps over Georgia State and Hofstra while winning a midweek game over the Florida Gators in Tampa. The other big series is the Florida Gators heading down to Coral Gables to take on the Miami Hurricanes. The Gators have a 5-1 overall record as they did not play last weekend as LaSalle had travel troubles while Miami has a 6-1 record which includes victories over Manhattan and Rutgers while defeating South Florida in Tampa on Tuesday.
#2 Florida State 14 Hofstra 4
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 2 Florida State (6-0) registered its second series sweep in as many weeks with a 14-4 victory over Hofstra (0-6) in game three Sunday afternoon on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. The win kept the Seminoles undefeated all-time against the Pride as the Garnet and Gold have now won all 10 games in the series.
Freshman Justin Gonzalez paced the Seminole offense in the series finale going 3-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and four RBI. As a team, Florida State tied a season-high with 14 runs while pounding out a season-high 17 hits. Stephen Cardullo and Rafael Lopez also contributed with three hits a piece in the win.