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2014 Patriot League Preseason Coaches Poll

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PatriotLeagueLogo_thumb.jpgCENTER VALLEY, Pa. – For the second straight season, there is a tie at the top of the Patriot League Baseball preseason poll as both Army and Navy shared the top spot in the rankings announced on Thursday.

The Black Knights and Mids were even with 42 points apiece, with Army garnering five first-place votes to three for the Navy. Holy Cross was not far behind with 35 points and a pair of first-place votes, while Bucknell took home 31 points and the remaining two first-place votes followed by Lehigh (17) and Lafayette (13). Continue reading

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2014 CBD Season Preview: Patriot League

PatriotLeagueLogo_thumb.jpgWith 2014 quickly approaching the Patriot League and its members continue to work hard in anticipation for a new Patriot League season. With many changes to all the rosters, it promises to be a very competitive season that could be full of some upsets. As always Army, Navy and Holy Cross will be the teams to beat in 2014 with Bucknell, Lafayette and Lehigh rounding out the bottom of the standings. Continue reading

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2013 Patriot League Preseason Coaches Poll

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PatriotLeagueLogo.jpgCENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Army baseball team was picked first in the Patriot League preseason poll which was released on Wednesday. The Black Knights earned five first-place votes and finished tied with Holy Cross atop the preseason listing, which was compiled by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.

Army and Holy Cross, whom Army defeated in three games to claim the 2012 Patriot League tournament championship, both accumulated 45 points to tie for first in the preseason poll. The Crusaders collected six first-place votes. Continue reading

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2012 Patriot League Preseason Coaching Poll Released

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CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Patriot League released the preseason baseball poll on Wednesday with both Navy and Bucknell tied at the top. Both teams were picked first with 39 points, while Navy received more first-place votes (five) than Bucknell (four). Army was picked just behind Navy and Bucknell with 38 points and one first-place vote, while Holy Cross took the fourth spot with 29 points and two first-place votes. Lafayette and Lehigh, respectively, rounded out the preseason poll, which is voted on by the Patriot League’s head coaches and sports information contacts. Continue reading

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Lafayette’s Jeff Snell Atypical Journey

Lafayette’s Jeff Snell wasn’t even the best player at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill but has become the best player for the Lafayette Leopards. Interesting enough, is the fact that he ended up walking on the Leopards baseball program while having only the fall of 2008 to prove himself. He has brought himself all the way to pitch in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League which is regarded as one of the best summer leagues in the country. Continue reading

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CBD Quick Hits for May 14th

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a Facebook page which can be joined by clicking here. Continue reading

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2011 Patriot League Semifinals Preview

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Center Valley, Pa. — After the most competitive regular-season race in League history, four teams will open up postseason play with semifinal series of the Patriot League Baseball Tournament this weekend.

The matchups pit No. 4 Bucknell at No. 1 Navy and No. 3 Lafayette at No. 2 Army, with each three-game series featuring a doubleheader on Saturday and decisive final game, if necessary, on Sunday afternoon. The winners move on to the Patriot League Championship series at the site of the higher seed on May 23-24 or 24-25. Continue reading

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2011 All-Patriot League Teams and Major Awards Announced

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Center Valley, Pa. – Lafayette senior catcher A.J. Miller and Bucknell junior starting pitcher Ryan Ebner had never received an All-Patriot League selection coming into the season, but each student-athlete stood out during the 2011 campaign to take home the Patriot League Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Year honors, respectively, as the sport’s major awards and All-Patriot League teams were announced on Tuesday. Continue reading

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2011 Patriot League Preseason Coaches Poll

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Center Valley, Pa. – Army finished in first place in the Patriot League Baseball standings by four games in 2010, while Bucknell came through in the League Tournament to win its second crown in the past three seasons. Patriot League coaches and sports information directors predicted success for each team again in 2011 as the Black Knights edged out the Bison for first place in the League’s preseason poll, it was announced on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Ian Law added to Lafayette Coaching Staff

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EASTON, Pa. – Former All-Patriot League selection Ian Law ’06 has joined the Lafayette baseball program’s coaching staff under head coach Joe Kinney.

Most recently, Law served as an assistant coach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa. for two seasons. Law coached with former Lafayette assistant and current Moravian head coach Paul Engelhardt. In 2010, Moravian advanced to the NCAA Tournament, the first appearance in program history, and the program’s coaching staff was named the Landmark Conference Coaching Staff of the Year after a 26-15 mark. Continue reading