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Manhattan releases 2012 Schedule

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RIVERDALE, N.Y. – First year head coach Jim Duffy released the 2012 schedule for the Manhattan baseball team on Thursday. The out-of-conference slate includes matchups with powerhouse teams from the Big East, ACC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, and Big South along with the difficult MAAC contests for the defending conference champions. Manhattan will open up the season Feb. 24-26 with a four game series at Florida Atlantic. Continue reading

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Justin Haywood added to Marist Coaching Staff

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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Justin Haywood has been hired as an assistant coach with the Marist baseball program. Haywood’s on-field responsibilities include working with the team’s catchers and hitters.

“We are excited to have Justin become our newest member of the Marist Family,” Head Coach Chris Tracz said. “He brings an energy and passion that is infectious. He shares the same beliefs and philosophy of succeeding on and off the field, and we look forward to him teaching and mentoring our student-athletes.” Continue reading

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Manhattan set to name Jim Duffy as Head Coach

Manhattan will name current Seton Hall assistant coach Jim Duffy as their next head coach of the Jaspers baseball program according to CBD sources. Duffy is a 1996 graduate of Seton Hall and has spent parts of seven season as an assistant coach with the Pirates. Duffy played at Seton Hall from 1992-96 and signed a free agent contract with the Houston Astros in 1997. He played three seasons in the Astros organization and progressing to the AA level before retiring in 2000 to pursue coaching and finish his education. Continue reading

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George Brown named Assistant Coach at Siena

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George Brown has been hired as the new baseball assistant at Siena College. Brown was a standout pitcher at St. John’s University, and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 27th Round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First Year Player’s Draft. He played professional baseball from 2008-2010 before seeing his career cut short due to injury.

Brown will serve as pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at Siena, taking over the top spot on Rossi’s staff. Continue reading

Fordham Set To Hire Manhattan’s Kevin Leighton

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According to CBD sources, Manhattan’s Kevin Leighton will be named head coach at Fordham on Monday.  Leighton replaces Nick Restaino who left the program at the end of the 2011 season to pursue other opportunities.  Leighton has a career coaching record of 200-119-1 in six seasons at Manhattan including MAAC regular season titles in 2008, 2009 and 2011 along with MAAC tournament titles in 2006 and 2011. Continue reading

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2011 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List down to 10

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As teams look toward Super Regional play, the list of players in the running for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award has been narrowed to 10.

The winner of the Brooks Wallace Award, presented by Mizuno, will be announced in Lubbock, Texas, on July 3 as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Gainesville Regional: Day 2 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Gainesville Regional Day 2 Recap.

Jacksonville 5 Manhattan 4

The JU baseball team found different ways to plate runs en route to a 5-4 victory against Manhattan at the Gainesville Regional of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

With the scored tied at one in the fifth inning, the Dolphins (37-23) used two sacrifice flies and a bases-loaded walk in the next two frames to set up the win. Sophomore Adam Brett Walker also drove in two runs on three hits to help total. Walker’s day helped him set the new single-season records for hits and total bases. Continue reading