FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
EASTERN DIVISION PLAYER/PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Week ending July 6, 2008
Player of the Week: Nick Campbell (Bryant), Little Falls
Nick Campbell batted .375 (9-for-24) and compiled a .531 on-base percentage in eight games for the Miners last week. Campbell scored a team-high seven runs, drove in five runs, drew eight walks and tallied three extra-base hits. He reached base via hit or walk in seven of eight contests and he had three multi-hit and two multi-walk games. The Raynham, Mass., native had his best game against Amsterdam on July 5. He was 2-for-4 with three RBI, two walks, two stolen bases, one double, one triple and one run scored as Little Falls won, 11-5. Continue reading
Lance Baxter, Staunton Braves, LHP, So., Silverhill, Ala. (South Alabama)
Baxter fired a no-hitter in Staunton’s 2-0 victory over Waynesboro on Thursday, July 5. The University of South Alabama lefty faced just one batter over the minimum in his complete-game effort, allowing runners to reach on a walk and an error with one of them picked off. Baxter struck out seven while firing the league’s first no-hitter since Paul Burnside of Winchester threw a perfect game in his first Valley League appearance in June of 2006. Continue reading
FROM CONFERENCE RELEASE
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 schedules in from around the country almost daily as many schools are finalizing the 2008 slate. We have linked below the schools that have put out their 2008 schedule recently.
Photo is the courtesy of Samford University
Here is some more recruiting classes for student-athletes who will enter college in the 2008-2009 year.
The University of California-Santa Barbara has released the 2008 schedule. The Gauchos will open the season on February 22nd against Marist in the beginning of a three game set. The next weekend the team will travel to Loyola Marymount for a four game set over three days. They will also head to Houston and host Southern Utah, St. Mary’s, and USC in OOC weekend series. The Gauchos will play a 24 game conference schedule with Cal-State Northridge, UC-Davis, Cal-State Fullerton, and UC-Riverside all visiting Santa Barbara. The team will have conference road series against UC-Irvine, Long Beach State, Cal-Poly, and Pacific. The full schedule is available here.
The Marist baseball program will welcome eight new players for the 2008 season including three transfers. Chris Wojick from Maine, B.J. Martin from St. John’s, and Zach Starkey from Wabash Valley College will join five freshman in the Red Fox program. The full release is available here.