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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

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
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

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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

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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

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ACC Recap for March 4th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 4th.

#1 Florida 8 #26 Miami 3

Sophomore Brian Johnson (Cocoa Beach, Fla.) threw five scoreless innings and No. 1 Florida (8-1) raced out to an 8-0 lead through four innings on its way to an 8-3 victory over No. 24 Miami (4-5) on Friday night in front of 4,587 fans at McKethan Stadium. It was the opener of the teams’ weekend three-game series. Continue reading

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ACC Recap for March 2nd

Here is your ACC Recap for March 2nd.

#8 Virginia 7 Niagara 0

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The eighth-ranked Virginia baseball team used a career-high 7.2 scoreless innings from starter Will Roberts (Jr., Richmond, Va.) in shutting out Niagara, 7-0, Wednesday at Davenport Field. Roberts allowed just three hits and a walk while striking out seven as he earned the win and improved to 1-0 this year. Continue reading

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ACC Recap for Feb. 27th

Here is your ACC Recap for Feb. 27th

#2 Florida 7 Boston College 2

Number 2 ranked Florida (7-0) finished off a three-game sweep of Boston College (2-4) with a 7-2 victory on Sunday afternoon at McKethan Stadium in front of 4,213 fans. The Gators continued their best start since the 2002 club shot out of the gates with 11-straight wins. Continue reading