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Southland Conference Recap for February 20th

Taylor Freeman hit his first home run of the year and the ninth of his career for the Cowboys on Friday.-Courtesy: Louis Bonnette
Taylor Freeman hit his first home run of the year and the ninth of his career for the Cowboys on Friday.-Courtesy: Louis Bonnette

McNeese opens season with victory over Houston Baptist

On Friday evening at Cowboy Diamond on the campus of McNeese State University, the HBU baseball team out-hit McNeese State but fell by a score of 9-6 in the season-opener for both teams.

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Louisiana Monroe 2009 Baseball Preview: Infield

Senior Matt Collins hit .345 with 52 RBIs last season -Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com
Senior Matt Collins hit .345 with 52 RBIs last season -Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

ULM returns three of its four starters in the infield from last year’s Sun Belt Conference championship team and adds one of the top junior college second basemen in the nation to fill its lone departure.
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Louisiana-Monroe 2009 Baseball Preview: Pitchers & Catchers

Senior Danial McHenry-Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com
Senior Danial McHenry-Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com

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The ULM pitching staff features a little new and a little old for the 2009 season. While the Warhawks return just 47 percent of their wins on the mound from last year, they return the backbone of their bullpen and several pitchers with starting experience.

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2009 Sun Belt Preseason Poll and Teams

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NEW ORLEANS – After winning its second tournament title and making its second appearance in the NCAA Tournament in five seasons, along with the majority of its line-up returning, Western Kentucky University is expected to top the Sun Belt Conference in 2009, according to a vote by the league’s 11 head coaches. The Hilltoppers veteran ace Matt Ridings has been tabbed Preseason Pitcher of the Year, while ULM’s shortstop Ben Soignier has been selected as the Preseason Player of the Year. Continue reading

College Baseball News and Notes February 2nd Part Two

Matt Laird is one of six returning starters for the Warhawks.-Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference
Matt Laird is one of six returning starters for the Warhawks.-Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference

ULM Baseball Opens Practice

MONROE, La.—The defending Sun Belt Conference Champion ULM baseball team opened up practice for the 2009 season on Sunday afternoon. Preseason camp will continue until the Warhawks open the season on Feb. 20 against Northwestern State.

The Warhawks spent the first day of practice working on fielding drills before the pitchers and hitters squared off against each other for the first time since the fall.

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College Baseball Early Signing Period Continues

Head coach John Cohen announced three more Diamond Dog signees Monday.
Head coach John Cohen announced three more Diamond Dog signees Monday.

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Mississippi State has reached into Alabama, Georgia and Texas for its latest signees of the 2008-09 college baseball recruiting campaign.

Joining the initial Bulldog recruiting class of first-year MSU skipper John Cohen are left-handed pitcher Matt Lane of Marietta, Ga. (Pope High School), outfielder Jaron Shepherd of Kilgore, Texas (Kilgore High School/Navarro College) and shortstop Nick Vickerson of Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Hillcrest High School/Florida State/Shelton State).
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College Baseball Early Siging period- Continues

Head coach Mike Martin welcomes seven newcomers for the 2009-10 season.

Florida State Baseball Announces 2009-10 Signing Class

Florida State baseball and head coach Mike Martin announced the signing of seven student-athletes to National Letters of Intent as of November 13, 2008. The 2009-10 class features six players from the state of Florida and one from Maryland. The signees include 3B David Boyd, SS/2B Ryan Gennett, INF Justin Gonzalez, INF/RHP Tyler Hibbs, LHP Brett Lee, C/1B Stephen McGee, 2B Devon Travis.
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Final Game of ULM Baseball’s Fall World Series

Jon Prevost hit his fourth home run during the Blood Series to lead off Tuesday's game. Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com
Jon Prevost hit his fourth home run during the Blood Series to lead off Tuesday

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Combining a dominant pitching performance with an early offensive explosion, the Maroon Team took the final game of the ULM baseball team’s annual ‘Blood Series,’ 5-0, Tuesday afternoon at Warhawk Field.

Tony Dischler kept the Gold bats in check, allowing only one hit and a total of three baserunners in six innings of work for the victory. Cade Bowen worked the final three innings for the save, allowing four baserunners all via the base on balls.
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Louisiana Monroe Fall World Series Update

Matt Laird hit the game-winning home run in the 10th inning-      Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com
Matt Laird hit the game-winning home run in the 10th inning- Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Matt Laird completed a dramatic comeback with a two-run home run in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Gold Team to a 6-4 win Monday night in game four of the ULM Maroon and Gold Blood Series at Warhawk Field. The victory clinches the series for the Gold Team.

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