BATON ROUGE, La. - Homers by right fielder Mikie Mahtook and first baseman Blake Dean erased a 5-4 deficit in the sixth inning and powered No. 15 LSU to a 9-5 victory over Southeastern Louisiana Tuesday night in Alex Box Stadium.
With the win, the Tigers (33-13) snapped a seven-game losing skid and improved to 10-1 this season in mid-week contests. Southeastern dropped to 33-14 with the loss.
LSU will be back in action this weekend when it hosts SEC foe Vanderbilt in a three-game series beginning Friday at 7 p.m., in Alex Box Stadium.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Rightfielder Mikie Mahtook hit for the cycle and the third-ranked Tigers pounded 20 hits as LSU defeated Alcorn State, 17-5, Tuesday night in Alex Box Stadium.
Mahtook became the first Tiger to hit for the cycle since Aaron Hill accomplished the feat on April 5, 2003 against South Carolina. Mahtook went 4-for-4 with five runs scored as he doubled in the first inning, singled in the second, ripped a triple off the wall in the fifth and blasted a two-run dinger in the sixth.
The 2010 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament will be played at Shreveport, LA’s Fair Grounds Field, Commissioner Duer Sharp announced today.
This year’s tournament will be played May 26-30, with the top four teams in each of the SWAC’s Eastern and Western Divisions qualifying for Conference postseason play.
The SWAC Baseball Tournament returns to Fair Grounds Field for the first time since 2002. The park is home of the Shreveport-Bossier Captains of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball
Here are your Early Signing Day releases for December 2nd.
Villanova signs four for 2010-2011 season
VILLANOVA, Pa. – During the recent early signing period which ended on November 18, head coach Joe Godri signed four scholastic players to National Letters of Intent. The group of four recruits includes two pitchers and two position players. All four players are expected to enroll at Villanova in the fall of 2010.
"We were able to address all of our immediate needs with this signing class," Godri said. "The four players we signed during the early period are good students academically and outstanding athletes who have experience playing for some of the nation’s top club teams."
With the Season starting in a few weeks schools are still releasing and getting their schedule together. We have come across 7 more schedules; Virginia Commonwealth, Arkansas Pine Bluff, Prairie View A&M, Texas Southern, Jackson State, Alabama State, and Alabama A&M. We have all your schedules up top for DIV I,II,III and the NAIA. Continue reading →
The University of Oklahoma baseball team reported for the first team practice of the fall semester on Thursday, Sept. 4.
The Sooners return seven position starters and 18 letterwinners overall from the 2008 team that advanced to the Tempe Regional Finals before falling to then-No. 4 Arizona State. Among those starters are Aaron Baker, Matt Harughty, Bryant Hernandez, Casey Johnson, Jamie Johnson, Tyson Seng and J.T. Wise. Continue reading →