ST. LOUIS – Missouri State, which returns several key position players and pitchers and a wealth of depth from last year’s NCAA Super Regional squad, has been tabbed as the league favorite in the annual coaches’ preseason poll, receiving five of eight first-place votes.
NORMAL, Ill. – Illinois State head baseball coach Bo Durkac announced the Redbirds’ 2015 schedule Monday. The schedule features a three-game series at 2014 College World Series champion Vanderbilt, a 10-day trip to Florida, and seven three-game series against Missouri Valley Conference foes.
NORMAL, Ill. – Bo Durkacwas named the Illinois State head baseball coach Thursday, as announced by Director of Athletics Larry Lyons. Durkac has 12 years of coaching experience, including five seasons with the Redbirds, serving as an associate head coach for the past two seasons, and is widely respected throughout the sport.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE NORMAL, Ill. – The defending Missouri Valley Conference Champion Illinois State baseball team unveiled its 54-game 2014 baseball schedule Thursday. The schedule features four opponents who earned 2013 NCAA Tournament bids, six teams that won more than 30 games, and it includes 22 contests at Duffy Bass Field, where admission will […]
Here is your Day 1 Recap from the 2013 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Game 1: Indiana State 4 Creighton 3 NORMAL, Ill. – In game one of the 2013 MVC Baseball Championship, No. 6 Indiana State took down No. 3 Creighton, 4-3 from Duffy Bass Field in Normal, Ill. The Sycamores will face the winner […]
An exciting weekend of Missouri Valley conference play is in the books as each series saw it’s teams square off in closely contested match-ups. Perhaps the most exciting was Missouri State and Illinois State’s Friday night opener, in which starters Nick Petree and Chris Razo exchanged strike-outs down the stretch before Petree was ultimately handed […]
The start of Missouri Valley Conference play was marked as it always seems to be: with a winter snow storm. All the teams in the Valley rushed to finish their series before Sunday (with the notable exception of Wichita State who had the fortune of playing in Hawaii—and ironically had Sunday’s game rained out). In […]