FROM NCBWA RELEASE
Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Continue reading
Here is your Fall Ball Update for October 5th.
Memphis: Luigi 2 Garibaldi 0
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Freshman Tucker Tubbs drove in three runs in Game 1 and collected two RBI in Game 2 to help the Luigi’s take a 2-0 lead over the Mario’s in the University of Memphis Baseball team’s Garibaldi’s Series at FedExPark. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
UPDATED ON November 3rd as Louisiana Tech will host UT-Arlington to open the season. Full Release
RUSTON – Coming off a 34-win season, Louisiana Tech’s 2012 schedule is highlighted by games against seven teams that made an appearance in last year’s NCAA Tournament.
Head coach Wade Simoneaux and the Bulldogs will play a total of 56 games with 14 coming against postseason teams from a year ago. LA Tech has series scheduled against Vanderbilt, Arkansas, UALR, Creighton, Dallas Baptist, Oral Roberts and Fresno State, all teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament last season. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCES
MESA, AZ – The Western Athletic Conference today released its 2011 all-WAC baseball teams and postseason awards as selected by the league’s head coaches. Fresno State junior outfielder Dusty Robinson was named the Player of the Year and Fresno State senior Greg Gonzalez earned Pitcher of the Year honors. The Freshman of the Year award went to Fresno State outfielder Aaron Judge. Hawai‘i’s Mike Trapasso was named WAC Coach of the Year.
Louisiana Tech swept a doubleheader from Mississippi Valley State on Wednesday night by scores of 15-1 and 5-4. The victories were not the story on the evening as Louisiana Tech honored their six seniors including Will Alvis and Joey Ford. Both Alvis and Ford completed a rare feat in the game playing all nine positions during the second game of the doubleheader including Alvis pitching a scoreless ninth inning to pick up his second save of the year. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 20, 2011) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as finalists today for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The list of finalists follows this release. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
DENVER – Fresno State has been selected as the favorite to win the 2011 Western Athletic Conference regular season baseball crown in a vote by the league’s seven head coaches. The coaches also voted on a preseason all-WAC team with Fresno State leading the way as it placed seven players on the team. Hawai‘i junior second baseman Kolten Wong was named the preseason player of the year, while San Jose State senior Blake McFarland was picked the preseason pitcher of the year. Continue reading
The 2010 season saw the WAC Conference regular season title won by the Fresno State Bulldogs with a 16-8 conference mark which was 1.5 games better then second place teams Nevada and New Mexico State who each had 14-9 conference records. Hawaii came in fourth place with a .500 record of 12-12 while Louisiana Tech finished in fifth at 11-13. Coming in sixth place was San Jose State at 9-15 while Sacramento State finished in last with a 7-17 record. Continue reading
Friday was the first day of practice around the country for almost every Division 1 baseball program. Here are some of the most interesting links and videos from the day. Continue reading
Lousiana Tech RHP John Anderson will miss the 2011 season after not fully recovering from right arm surgery. Anderson required the surgery after the 2009 season and had a medical redshirt last season. The fifth year senior had eight career wins and two saves in 36 career appearances while fanning 78 batters in 83.1 innings of work while winning two letters with the program. Continue reading