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Chris Tracz returns home

TraczHeadShot The Shore Line Times has an excellent feature on Marist head coach Chris Tracz who will be entering his first season with the Red Foxes. Tracz served as the pitching coach at Army last season where he led them to a second place finish in the Austin (TX) Regional nearly knocking off the National Finalists in Texas. A few weeks after being eliminated from the NCAA Tourney, Tracz was offered the head coaching job at his alma matter Marist where he served as an assistant coach in 2006-2008. He played for the Red Foxes from 2001-2005.

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Marist names Chris Tracz as Head Coach

christraczPOUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Marist Director of Athletics Tim Murray announced the hiring of Chris Tracz as head baseball coach on Wednesday. Tracz pitched at Marist from 2001-05 and holds the program’s career records for victories, strikeouts, complete games, starts and innings pitched. He also served as the Red Foxes’ pitching coach from 2006-08 before spending this past season as Army’s pitching coach. Continue reading

Tallahassee Regional- Day 2 Recap

Ohio State 6 Marist 4

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Ohio State defeated Marist, 6-4, in an NCAA Tallahassee Regional elimination game behind key hits from Michael Arp and Ryan Dew and flawless work out of the bullpen. The Buckeyes, now 41-18 on the season, play at noon Sunday against Georgia, an 8-2 loser Saturday to Florida State. Continue reading

Tallahassee Regional- Day 1 Recap

Here is your recap from the first day of action at the Tallahassee Regional.

Georgia 24 Ohio State 8

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Georgia exploded for eight runs in the first inning and rolled to a 24-8 win over Ohio State in game one of the Tallahassee Regional Friday at Dick Howser Stadium.

The Bulldogs (38-22), who recorded season highs in runs, hits and total bases, will face Florida State on Saturday at 4 p.m. on ESPNU. Continue reading

2009 NCAA Regional Preview: Tallahassee (FL)

The Florida State Seminoles will host a regional this year which features the number 2 seed Georgia Bulldogs out of the SEC, Ohio State out of the Big Ten Conference is the number 3 seed, while Marist is the fourth seed out of the MAAC. Continue reading

2009 MAAC Preseason Coaches Poll and Teams

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

Marist releases 2009 Slate

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Marist Department of Athletics released the baseball team’s 2009 schedule on Wednesday. The Red Foxes have 54 regular-season games scheduled this season, including 17 home contests at McCann Baseball Field. Marist opens its season with a three-game series at Charleston Southern, with its first game set for Feb. 20. Continue reading

Top 15 Valley League Hitters

All Things Valley League has put together a Top 15 of the best hitters in the league during the 2008 season. The list is led by Florida International’s Tyler Townsend who had an outstanding summer with Winchester. He finished the season with a .387 average with 12 homers and 36 RBI in only 42 games. He also stole 14 bases in 17 attempts. Brandon Sizemore of College of Charleston comes in the runners up spot. He had a .377 average with 10 homers and 34 RBI. The rest of the top 5 is filled out by Marcus Nidfiffer (Kentucky), Drew Johnson (San Francisco), and Mickey Wiswall (Boston College). You can see a breakdown of each player by Continue reading

Marist adds six for 2010 season

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Marist baseball head coach Dennis Healy has announced the signing of six student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. The signing of all six players helps to solidify the future of the Red Foxes; the team loses eight players to graduation this spring. “Our assistant coaches, Joe Michalski and Tom Shanley, did an outstanding job with these six players,” Healy said. “We are extremely excited they are attending Marist next year.” Continue reading