The Charlotte 49ers dominated the Atlantic 10 conference in 2010 by winning the regular season title with a 20-7 conference record. Xavier finished two games back with a 18-9 record while Rhode Island finished in third place at 17-10. St. Louis and Fordham tied for fourth place with 15-12 records. George Washington and LaSalle tied for sixth with 14-13 records. Umass and St. Joe’s tied for eighth place at 13-14 while Dayton finished in tenth place at 12-15. Richmond, Duquesne, and Temple finished in a tie for eleventh at 10-17 while St. Bonaventure finished last at 8-19. Continue reading 2011 CBD Season Preview: Atlantic 10
Here is your ACC Recap for February 21st.
Virginia 14 East Carolina 11
GREENVILLE, N.C. – The No. 2 Virginia baseball team held off a late East Carolina rally in posting a 14-11 victory over the No. 11 Pirates Sunday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, N.C. UVa picked up a 2-1 series win.
The wild contest featured 30 hits and 37 players, including 13 pitchers, while lasting four hours and 11 minutes. Every Virginia starter recorded at least one hit, with seven posting at least two. Keith Werman (So., Vienna, Va.) and Dan Grovatt (Jr., Tabernacle, N.J.) each had three hits for the Cavaliers, who finished with 19 hits. Phil Gosselin (Jr., West Chester, Pa.) homered and scored three times for the Cavaliers. UVa had plenty of opportunities to tack on more runs, but left 17 runners on base.
Here is your ACC Recap for February 19th.
#3 Virginia 6 #16 East Carolina 2
GREENVILLE, N.C. – The No. 2 Virginia baseball team opened the 2010 season strong with a 6-2 victory over No. 11 East Carolina Friday afternoon in front of 5,012 fans at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, N.C. After falling behind 2-0 in the first inning, the Cavaliers rallied by scoring six unanswered runs over the final six innings.
Danny Hultzen (So., Bethesda, Md.) had a big day at the plate and on the mound for Virginia. Hultzen earned the win and went six strong innings as UVa’s starting pitcher, allowing two earned runs, four hits and three walks while striking out four. After a shaky opening inning where he allowed both runs as well as two walks, Hultzen settled down to surrender just two hits and a walk over the final five innings. At the plate, Hultzen added two hits, including a double, and scored twice.
Here is your ACC Weekend Preview for games played February 19th through the 21st. I am not going to go into depth as you can check out my Atlantic Division preview by clicking here and my Coastal Division preview by clicking here. Starting next week, you will get a full preview of weekend action as we will already have a week in the books to start to see some trends. Remember to join me tomorrow at 12 noon for a Live Chat to discuss the games across the country. I have included picks from The Diamondback baseball beat writer Michael Lemaire and Georgia Tech student radio broadcaster Kyle Tait. I have also included a fan’s picks this year who will be picking under Skip McCarthy. You can leave your predications in the comment section at the bottom of the article.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - After winning a program-record 38 games and capturing its first-ever regular season crown a year ago, Dayton has been selected to win the 2010 Atlantic 10 baseball title in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches.
Four-time champion Charlotte has been picked second, while defending league champ Xavier is third.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
PHILADELPHIA (5/31/09) – Temple senior outfielder Sean Barksdale (Glenolden, PA / Cardinal O’Hara) and Villanova junior right-hander Brian Streilein (Staten Island, NY / Brick Memorial) were named the Philadelphia Big Five Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, in voting conducted by the city’s head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading 2009 All-Big 5 Baseball Teams Announced
#1 UNC 7 UNC-Wilmington 5
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Dustin Ackley and Mark Fleury connected on three-run home runs in the fifth inning for just about all the offense No. 1 North Carolina would need in a 7-5 win over UNC Wilmington Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium. Down 4-0 before the pair of homers, the Tar Heels (32-10) rallied for their largest come-from-behind victory of the season and their ninth straight over the Seahawks (21-15). Continue reading ACC Recap for April 21st
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
PHILADELPHIA (4/7/09) – La Salle junior TJ Chism (Brookhaven, PA / Sun Valley) and La Salle sophomore Kevin Fuqua (Derwood, MD / Avalon School) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading La Salle’s Chism and Fuqua Win Big 5 Baseball Weekly Awards
Here is your ACC Recap for February 22nd.
UNC 11 VMI 3
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – All-America Dustin Ackley had a career-best five hits and right-hander Matt Harvey struck out 11 batters to lift No. 1 North Carolina to an 11-3 win over VMI Sunday at Bryson Field at Boshamer Stadium. With Sunday’s victory, the Tar Heels (3-0) swept their season-opening series for the seventh straight season. Continue reading ACC Recap for Feb. 22nd