I will be covering the ACC in depth this season with weekly previews of the weekend ahead. I believe that the ACC is one of the premier conferences in the country even though no team in the conference has won the national championship since 1955 when Wake Forest grabbed the title. The ACC is expected to be won by the North Carolina Tar Heels who are led by two of the best pitchers in the conference with Alex White and Matt Harvey. The North Carolina offense is led by junior Dustin Ackley who has been one of the best hitters in the country for the last two seasons. Continue reading
The CBB is still gathering the last of the 2009 College Baseball Schedules. One of our loyal readers sent us the LaSalle schedules and we have come across a few more today. Pittsburgh, LaSalle, Akron, Alabama-Birmingham, Maine, UMass, and Southeast Missouri State. If you are looking for a DIV I, II, III, or the NAIA schedules we have them all up top in the drop down menu and on the right.
PHILADELPHIA – Head Coach Mike Lake has announced the newest additions to La Salle University Baseball, who will join the team for the 2010 season. Continue reading
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Gamecocks set to welcome new baseball stadium
“There will not be a more impressive college baseball stadium in the country.” Those are the words of Athletic Director Eric Hyman in reference to USC’s new ballpark that will be opening in time for this year’s season.
Carolina fans sorrowfully said goodbye to Sarge Frye Field last year, a stadium rife with countless memories of players, coaches and unforgettable games. Nestled right below the Roost, the Sarge was the home site of Carolina baseball for 29 great seasons.
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PHILADELPHIA (4/29/08) – Temple freshman Byron McKoy (Charlotte, NC / Independence) and La Salle junior Drew Gerhart (Richboro, PA / Council Rock North) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the schools’ head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading
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PHILADELPHIA (4/8/08) – Villanova junior Joe Cotter (Bryn Mawr, PA / Pottsgrove) and La Salle freshman 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 schools’ head coaches and sports information offices.
Cotter batted .563 with seven RBI to lead the Wildcats to a perfect 5-0 week, including a Big East sweep of Georgetown. Cotter added two doubles, two home runs and slugged 1.063 in five games past week. Continue reading
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Northeastern 8 URI 6
Junior Frank Pesanello hit what was the eventual game-winning, pinch-hit, three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to guide the Northeastern University baseball team to an 8-6 victory over the Rhode Island Rams at Bill Beck Field in Kingston, Rhode Island on Tuesday evening.
Pesanello’s homer was his sixth of the season, putting him second on the team behind captain Mike Lyon, who has eight on the season. Lyon, who has been anchoring the Husky attack all season, led the team with three hits, including two doubles, an RBI and a run scored. Continue reading
The A-10 Conference has released their 2007 Pre-Season Baseball Poll. They have picked Charlotte to win the title behind third baseman Aaron Bray’s potent bat. The defending champion St. Louis and URI round out the top three. It should be an interesting season in the A-10 conference like usual and the full press release on the poll is available here.
2007 Predicted Order Of Finish
2. Saint Louis
3. Rhode Island
4. St. Bonaventure
7. George Washington
13. La Salle
14. Saint Joseph’s