FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE BIG TEN BASEBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Justin Toole, Iowa
Sr., SS, Council Bluffs, Iowa/Lewis Central
Toole led the Hawkeyes to four wins last week, scoring nine runs while driving in nine and raising his batting average 51 points to a team-leading .353 mark. The senior tallied four multi-hit games in six contests and racked up four extra-base hits, including a double and a homer in Iowa’s 25-6 rout over Tennessee-Martin on Wednesday. Against UTM, Toole also scored three runs and drove in three while drawing a walk and stealing a base. Continue reading Big Ten Players of the Week (March 23rd)→
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Due to the recent unavailability of Progress Energy Park, the schedule for the inaugural BIG EAST-Big Ten Baseball Challenge has been adjusted to include games at McKechnie Field in Bradenton and Red McEwen Field at the University of South Florida. The BIG EAST-Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, begins on Friday, Feb. 20. Continue reading Big East-Big Ten Challenge Games Moved to Bradenton, USF→
2008 overall record 22-33, Big Ten record 10-22, 10th.
If head coach Jack Dahm had his way, coming off of a 4th place conference finish in 2007, 2008 would have been the year his Iowa Hawkeyes showed they have what it takes to be an elite champion contender team. Sometimes in life reality gives you a hard slap in the face, and for the Hawkeye baseball program, falling from 4th to last isn’t exactly a pleasurable experience. Continue reading CBB 2009 Big Ten Preview: Iowa→
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CHICAGO – The Big Ten Network will nationally televise up to 30 Big Ten baseball games, including the entire Big Ten Baseball Tournament, and 25 Big Ten softball games this spring. Every game will be produced in high definition.
“With the network now available to more than 70 million people nationwide, the Big Ten Network is thrilled to give increased national exposure to Big Ten baseball and softball,” network president Mark Silverman said. ”We know that fans will especially enjoy watching these games in HD.” Continue reading Big Ten Network releases 2009 Baseball TV Schedule→
In his sixth season with the Hawkeyes, Iowa Baseball Coach Jack Dahm is looking for the Black and Gold to become a more consistent team and improve last year’s 22-33 record. With an experienced group of players returning and a talented freshmen class, the Hawkeyes are set to continue their improvement in the Big Ten and make a run at a conference title.
“This season we have a nice mix of experience and young talent,” Dahm said. “When we’ve had success in this program, it was when our upperclassmen have had good years and have given us good leadership and I believe we will get both from this years seniors.” Continue reading 2009 Iowa Season Preview→
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ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The home and away team designations for the inaugural BIG EAST-Big TEN Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, have been determined by the participating conference offices, it was announced today. Each team has been designated the home side for at least one of its three games in this first-ever NCAA Division I college baseball challenge. Continue reading Big East/Big Ten Challenge Home and Away teams Announcement→
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The schedule for the inaugural BIG EAST/Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, has been released, API Management and Marketing announced today. Twenty-seven games will be held February 20-22, 2009, at venues in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Dunedin, FL, highlighted by Friday and Saturday evening doubleheaders at Knology Park and Bright House Field. Continue reading Schedule for First Big East/Big Ten Baseball Challenge Released→
Cody Neer went 2-for-5 with a homer, while Jake Mort and DJ Belfonte drove in two runs apiece, leading Nebraska to a 8-6 victory over Iowa in a fall exhibition game at Duane Banks Field Friday night.
Neer’s solo homer capped a three-run third inning that would give the Huskers all the offense they needed before breaking open the contest with four runs in the 10th. Nebraska withstood a Hawkeye rally, as Iowa scored four times in the bottom of the 10th before Mike Mariot struck out Chett Zeise to preserve the win.
“I was really pleased with how we played all three phases of the game tonight,” Nebraska Coach Mike Anderson said. “We were strong on the mound and defensively and were able to string together some hits at key times. The experience of being on the road over the last two days and playing tonight was beneficial because it helped our guys understand the process we go through on the road. Continue reading Huskers Top Hawkeyes to Close Fall Season→
The University of Iowa baseball team will play its second of three fall home games at Banks Field Friday at 6 p.m. The Hawkeyes will take on Iowa Western, in what is believed to be the first-ever contest between both schools. Admission to the game will be free. Continue reading Hawkeyes Host Iowa Western Friday→
The Iowa baseball team won an exhibition game against Iowa Central in the tenth at Duane Banks field, 9-6. In the win, Chett Zeise hit a game winning double in the tenth.
The Tritons came back in the scheduled tenth inning scoring three unearned runs and take a 6-5 lead. However, Iowa came back in the bottom of the inning. Kurtis Muller was hit by a pitch to start things off for Iowa, stole second base and moved to third on the catcher’s throwing error. One out later, Tyson Blaser hit a towering RBI double to right to tie up the game. T.J. Cataldo and Ryan Durant walked to load the bases. Zeise hit a double to deep center field to clear the bases and win the game, 9-6. Continue reading Fall Ball Game- Iowa vs. Iowa Central→