Tag Archives: MAAC

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 Manhattan set to name Jim Duffy as Head Coach

George Brown named Assistant Coach at Siena

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
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 George Brown named Assistant Coach at Siena

Fordham Set To Hire Manhattan’s Kevin Leighton

Kevin Leighton

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 Fordham Set To Hire Manhattan’s Kevin Leighton

2012 MAAC Baseball Championships to be hosted by Siena College

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For the first time in 14 years, the MAAC Baseball Championships will be contested in the Capital Region. The conference released its 2011-12 Championship schedule today, indicating Siena College would host the next baseball championships May 24-27 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy.

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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 2011 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List down to 10

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 2011 NCAA Gainesville Regional: Day 2 Recap

2011 NCAA Gainesville Regional: Day 1 Recap

Here is your Gainesville Regional Day 1 Recap.

Miami (FL) 7 Jacksonville 2

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sophomore Steven Ewing tossed six strong innings and freshman Corey Janson belted his first career home run on Friday, helping the 16th-ranked and No. 2 seed University of Miami Hurricanes defeat No. 3 seed Jacksonville University, 7-2, in the opening game of the Gainesville [Fla.] Regional at McKethan Stadium. The game was the first of several taking place on the opening day of the NCAA Baseball Tournament happening around the nation. Continue reading 2011 NCAA Gainesville Regional: Day 1 Recap

ACC Recap for March 5th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 5th

#1 Florida 1 #26 Miami (FL) 0

Senior Bryson Smith (Watkinsville, Ga.) came through with a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in senior Josh Adams (Jacksonville, Fla.) with the game’s only run as No. 1 Florida (9-1) edged No. 24 Miami (4-6), 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in front of 4,851 fans at McKethan Stadium. Continue reading ACC Recap for March 5th