With the Baseball Season finally here-here are the match ups on the teams in the Big 12. Baylor will be hosting Pacific in a 3 game series at the Baylor Ball Park. The Kansas Jayhawks will be taking part in the Service Academies Spring Classic, Millington, TN. Kansas State will be headed to Houston, Texas to take on Houston Cougars in a weekend series. Missouri is headed to the Grand Canyon Classic in Phoenix, Ariz where they will be playing Nevada and Gonzaga. Nebraska will be traveling to Louisiana-Lafayette in a four game set.
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Edison, N.J. – Canisius College is the team to beat in the 2009 MAAC baseball season, according to a preseason poll voted on by the league’s head coaches.
Canisius finished with 81 points in the poll, while Rider University finished second (66). Manhattan College placed third with 58 points. Marist College and Siena College tied for fourth place (53), followed by Fairfield University (30), Niagara University (29), Saint Peter’s College (19), and Iona College (12). Continue reading
Since we are awaiting the start of the 2009 College Baseball season, I thought I would start a weekly segment with users sending us questions about interesting topics. I will select about five questions every week to be posted with answers on Tuesday morning. You can send us your questions for next week by clicking here. Continue reading
Head Coach- Kevin Leighton-Manhattan College
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The CBB is committed to our loyal readers in bringing the very best in College Baseball Coverage. We have come across six more 2009 Schedules: Manhattan College, Florida State, Jacksonville University, Kansas State, UC Santa Barbara, Winthrop.
The NYCBL season is ended on Saturday when the Brockport Riverbats edged the Glen Falls Golden Eagles 3-2 in the deciding game of the NYCBL Championship series. John McGraw of the NYCBL has been nice enough to send us links to the End of the Season Awards. Continue reading
FROM NYCBL RELEASE
NYCBL East Division Player of the Week: Mark Onorati (Manhattan), Amsterdam
Mark Onorati batted .500 (8-for-16) and drove in a league-high 11 runs in four games for the Mohawks. He smashed two home runs, scored five runs, stole two bases, collected 15 total bases and recorded a .939 slugging percentage. Onorati had three multi-hit and four multi-RBI games. He tallied at least one hit in all four games and homered in back-to-back contests against Glens Falls and Bennington. Onorati currently leads the league with 16 runs scored and 15 RBI. Continue reading
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EDISON, N.J. – Canisius College is the top choice to win it all during the 2008 MAAC baseball season, according to a preseason poll voted on by the league’s head coaches.
Canisius finished with 71 points in the poll, four points ahead of second-place Manhattan College (67). Marist College placed third with 66 points. Fairfield University and Siena College tied for fourth place (50), followed by Rider University (36), Saint Peter’s College (34), Iona College (19), and Niagara University (12). Continue reading
We continue to get 2009 Recruiting Classes into the offense. Click on the respective school for the full article.
The MAAC coaches have picked Lemoyne to win the MAAC conference this year. Bobby Blevins is expected to led Lemoyne to the conference title as he was picked as the preseason pitcher of the year. Matt Rizzotti was picked as the MAAC preseason player of the year. He will have a tough time repeating what Manhattan did in the NCAA tournament last year when the Jaspers knocked off Nebraska and San Francisco before bowing out to Miami.
Full release from the MAAC available here.
Head Coach Kevin Leighton has released the 2007 schedule for the Jaspers. They will play a very weak schedule since they are members of the MAAC conference and even the Out of Conference schedule is against the likes of Liberty, Wofford, and FIU. The full schedule is available here.