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Army wins Patriot League Title and NCAA bid

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Matt Fouch allowed just six hits and two unearned runs over eight solid innings in the opener and Ben Koenigsfeld permitted eight hits and one run over eight dominant frames in the second game as Army captured its third Patriot League championship in six years and fifth conference crown overall by sweeping Lafayette, Saturday afternoon at Doubleday Field. Continue reading

Links from around the nation

Here are some of the best links from around the nation for today.

The first article talks about Alabama being right on the heels of LSU in the SEC standings. The Crimson Tide are only a 1/2 game back of the Tigers. The next article comes from Press Register which has an article from columnist Tommy Hicks who says that there are no place for steriods in college baseball because of the metal bats. The Daily Item out of Sunbury PA has a good article about Bucknell’s season ending against Lafayette in the Patriot League Tournament. Andy Gardiner of USA Today looks at UNC freshman Levi Michael who is living out a dream by playing for the Tar Heels. The final article comes from Austin-American Statesman which discusses Astros Lance Berkman’s goals of being the Texas Longhorns manager after his playing career. Continue reading

Patriot League Semifinal Round Recap

Here is your Patriot League Semifinal Round Recap.

Lafayette 10 Bucknell 2

LEWISBURG, Pa. – No one, not even Lafayette head coach Joe Kinney, expected Sunday’s starter, Ryan Hanna, to pitch seven innings after throwing three-plus innings on Saturday. Hanna defied expectations, however, and his seven innings of one-run ball helped advance the Leopards to the Patriot League Championship series with a 10-2 win over Bucknell. Lafayette will head to West Point next weekend to face No. 2 seed Army. Continue reading

Patriot League Semifinal Round Recap

Game 1: Bucknell 6 Lafayette 4
Game 2: Lafayette 20 Bucknell 9

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Lafayette baseball team proved it’s a resilient bunch when the squad rebounded from a game one loss to Bucknell in the Patriot League semifinals to put up 20 runs in a 20-9 game two victory. The 20 runs scored in game two matched a Patriot League Tournament single-game record and were the most scored by a Leopard team in a postseason game. Continue reading

Patriot League Tournament Semifinal Preview

Center Valley, Pa. – The 2009 Patriot League Baseball Tournament opens up this weekend, with No. 4 seed Lafayette visiting No. 1 Bucknell and No. 3 Holy Cross going to No. 2 Army. Both series are best-of-three affairs, with a doubleheader set for Saturday and single game, if necessary, on Sunday. Both series will begin at Noon on Saturday, while game three would be set for Noon at Bucknell and 1 p.m. at Army on Sunday. The winners will meet in the Patriot League Championship series on May 16-17. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for April 26th

Here is your Patriot League Recap for April 26th. This weekend was the final weekend of Patriot League action as Bucknell clinched the number 1 seed for the Patriot League tournament while Army is the number 2 seed. Holy Cross is the third seed while Lafayette rounds out the field as the number 4 seed. The opening round of play begins on May 9th when Bucknell hosts Lafayette while Holy Cross heads to Army.
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Patriot League Recap for April 25th

Here is your Patriot League Recap for April 25th

Game 1: Army 12 Lafayette 2
Game 2: Lafayette 14 Army 8

EASTON, Pa. – J.T. Watkins, Joey Henshaw and Kyle Fleming homered and Matt Fouch fired six shutout innings as the Black Knights clinched their fifth Patriot League Tournament berth in six years with a 12-2 defeat of Lafayette in the first game of the teams’ doubleheader, Saturday afternoon at Kamine Stadium.

Lafayette fought back from an early 4-0 deficit to register a 14-8 victory in the nightcap. Despite the loss, Army remains in the hunt for at least a share of a second consecutive regular season Patriot League title. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for April 12th

Here is your Patriot League Recap for April 12th.

Game 1: Bucknell 2 Holy Cross 1
Game 2: Bucknell 15 Holy Cross 3

WORCESTER, Mass. – The start of Bucknell’s four-game baseball series at Holy Cross was delayed one day, but it didn’t seem to bother the Bison, who swept a doubleheader from the Crusaders on Sunday at Fitton Field. Bucknell claimed game one by a 2-1 score behind a complete game four-hitter from Trey Frahler (Northfield, Ill./New Trier). In the nightcap, the Bison pounded out 14 hits and received three runs batted in from both Doug Shribman (Marblehead, Mass./Belmont Hill School) and B.J. LaRosa (Jacksonville, Fla./Episcopal) as they won by a 15-3 margin. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for April 11th

Here is your Patriot League Recap for April 11th

Lehigh 4 Lafayette 3 (7 innings)

EASTON, Pa. – Lehigh pushed across two runs in the bottom of the seventh to erase a 3-2 Lafayette lead and hold on for a 4-3 win in Patriot League baseball action on Saturday at Kamine Stadium. The teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader, but played just one seven-inning game, as the start of the first contest was delayed until 2:35 p.m. because of rain. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for April 5th

Here is your Patriot League Recap for April 5th

Game 1: Army 8 Holy Cross 1
Game 2: Army 5 Holy Cross 2

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Ben Koenigsfeld allowed one run in the first inning, then fired six scoreless frames for a complete-game victory in the opener and Clint Moore tripled, doubled, scored two runs and drove in two runs in the nightcap, leading Army to a doubleheader sweep of Holy Cross in Patriot League action, Sunday afternoon at Doubleday Field. Continue reading