Head Coach Tracy Woodson-Valparaiso
Note: The CBB has added several schools to its D-II and D-III list that have released their 2009 College Baseball Schedules. Just use the link up top or the link on the right and you will find all the schools that released their schedules.
Challenging Baseball Schedule Awaits Valpo in 2009
Twenty-four home games, including 23 to be played at Emory G. Bauer Field and another at U.S. Steel Yard highlight a challenging 2009 baseball schedule head coach Tracy Woodson has announced.
The College Baseball Blog made the trip down to Brockton MA to take in the First Annual Cape Cod Hall of Fame Classic between the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox and the Falmouth Commodores. The game was played at Campanelli Stadium which serves as the home of the independent league Brockton Rox.
The Red Sox were able to pick up a 5-4 victory over the Commodores holding off a ninth inning rally as the Commodores had the tying run on third base with two outs but UC-Riverside closer Joe Kelly was able to get Darrin Ruff to ground out to second to end the game. Continue reading
ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia defeated Lipscomb 14-3 and Georgia Tech 8-0 to force a game 7 in the Athens regional Monday.
In the first game against Lipscomb, right fielder Matt Olson went 5-for-6 and shortstop Gordon Beckham went 4-for-6, and first baseman Rich Poythress added 5 RBIs. Nathan Moreau earned the victory for the Bulldogs, improving to 4-2 on the season. The Lipscomb Bisons completed their season with a 33-30 record. Continue reading
GEORGIA TECH 6, LIPSCOMB 3
ATHENS, Ga. – Brad Feltes’ two-out, two-run double in the eighth inning helped Georgia Tech beat Lipscomb, 6-3, advancing the Yellow Jackets into the championship round of the Athens NCAA Baseball Regional at Georgia’s Foley Field.
Georgia Tech (41-19) will play either Lipscomb or regional host Georgia (those two teams play Sunday at 2 p.m.) Sunday at 6 p.m. A win Sunday night would send the Yellow Jackets to a Super Regional next week. If Tech loses Sunday night, it would force a deciding game Monday at 7 p.m. Continue reading
ATHENS, Ga. — The Bisons of Lipscomb University were the story of the day, as the 151st ranked team in the RPI defeated the national #8 seed Georgia 10-7 at Foley Field. The win marked the first NCAA tournament victory for Lipscomb University in any sport.
Catcher Caleb Joseph, left fielder Blake Bratcher, and first baseman Ryan Wilkins each homered for the Bisons. Bratcher and Wilkins each had 3 RBIs for Lipscomb. Rex Brothers earned the victory for Lipscomb, giving up only 2 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. Continue reading
#1 Georgia Bulldogs (35-21, 20-9 SEC)
#2 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (39-19, 16-14 ACC)
#3 Louisville Cardinals (41-19, 16-11 Big East)
#4 Lipscomb Bison (32-28, 19-14 Atlantic Sun)
The #8 national seed Georgia Bulldogs host in-state rival Georgia Tech along with Big East champion Louisville and Atlantic Sun champion Lipscomb. Continue reading
The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. This week Brandon McClurg of Lipscomb University is our selection for Pitcher of the Week while Trent Lockwood of UT-San Antonio grabs the Player of the Week award. Continue reading
We will be providing Daily Recaps on Conference USA throughout the season. All the recaps are excerpts from the Press Releases. Click on the respective schools link at the bottom of the recap for the full release.
Southern Miss 6 Lipscomb 3
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss hitters started cold but rallied to overcome a early 3-0 deficit to win 6-3 Saturday evening in front of 3,322 fans at Pete Taylor Park. Continue reading
We will be providing Daily Recaps on Conference USA throughout the season. All the recaps are from the school’s press releases.
Central Florida 17, Florida A&M 1
ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) – A festive crowd of 1,282 ventured to Opening Day at Jay Bergman Field Friday and had a lot to cheer about as UCF routed Florida A&M, 17-1. The Knights’ 17 runs tied a school record for most in a season-opener, as they also Continue reading
CSTV continues their series of articles with two conference previews and Doug Kroll checking in on the coaching carousel. Eric Sorensen previews the ACC which he lists North Carolina, UVA, and Miami as favorites. He lists FSU, Clemson, and Georgia Tech as contenders. He puts Wake Forest as the darkhouse. The full preview is available here. Sorensen also previews the Atlantic Sun conference. He puts Stetson as the overwhelming favorite after they qualified for the 2007 NCAA Tournament. The contenders are Belmont, Mercer, and Jacksonville. The darkhorse candidate is Lipscomb. The full preview is available here. Doug Kroll checks in with an article about the coaching carousel which took place after George Horton left Fullerton to go up to Oregon to restart the Oregon Ducks program. The article is available here.