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Temple, Rider, and JMU pick up wins

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James Madison 10 Va Tech 3

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 11, 2008 – James Madison University led from start to finish and put five runs on the board in the ninth inning to pull away from Virginia Tech for a 10-3 non-conference baseball win Tuesday afternoon at English Field.

JMU improved to 9-3 overall and won its fifth in a row for the first time since late in the 2006 season. It is the first five-game winning streak of entirely road games since 1995. VT dropped to 7-7 for the season. The Dukes won their third straight game at English Field with the last loss in 1998. They improved to 30-20 all-time against the Hokies, including five wins in a row and a 12-3 mark since that loss in 1998. Continue reading Temple, Rider, and JMU pick up wins

Northeastern, Hofstra, and Holy Cross pick up wins

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Northeastern 4 Western Michigan 2

The Northeastern University baseball team defeated the Western Michigan Broncos 4-2 on Thursday afternoon at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. Sophomore Charly Bashara improved to 1-0 on the season after outdueling the Broncos’ Ethan Hollingsworth.

Bashara finished with a final line of six innings, four hits, one earned run, four strikeouts and no walks, making it the second straight day that the Huskies were able to silence the heavy-hitting Bronco lineup. Senior Bobby Carrington was strong for out of the ‘pen for the Huskies, tossing three scoreless innings to pick up the save. Continue reading Northeastern, Hofstra, and Holy Cross pick up wins

NCBWA Names Pro-Line Athletic Players of the Week for March 4th

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DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending March 4, today. Kentucky junior outfielder Sawyer Carroll was named National Hitter of the Week, while Southern Miss senior right-hander Barry Bowden and Norfolk State’s senior right-hander Joey Seal were named National Co-Pitchers of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.
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Liberty continues strong start

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Norfolk, Va. – The Liberty Flames led from start to finish in a 5-1 non-conference victory over the Norfolk State Spartans, Wednesday afternoon, at Marty Mller Field.

With the victory, the Flames run their record to 4-0 on the season. Meanwhile, the Spartans drop their first contest of the year and fall to 2-1. Continue reading Liberty continues strong start

ACC Recap for 2/26

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Old Dominion 8 UNC 6 (10 innings)

CARY, NC–Old Dominion University senior first baseman Brian Cipolla (Plainview, NY.) knocked in six runs to lead the Monarchs (1-1) to an 8-6 victory over second ranked North Carolina (3-1) Tuesday evening. This is the highest ranked team ODU has ever beaten.

North Carolina took a 5-4 lead into the top of the ninth. With two outs, in the ninth Cipolla hit his first homer of the season to right field to tie the game. After shutting down the Tar Heels in the bottom of the ninth, the Monarchs scored three runs in the top of the tenth. Continue reading ACC Recap for 2/26

Bethune-Cookman takes Rubber Game

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL (2/25/08) – After managing just one hit over the first seven innings, Temple’s bats finally came alive in the final two frames, banging out seven hits and three runs. But the late rally came up just short, allowing host Bethune-Cookman to escape with a 4-3 victory over the Cherry and White in the series finale on Monday at Jackie Robinson Park.

BCU starter Eric Thomas (1-0) kept the Owls off balance through seven shutout innings, surrendering only an infield single to senior Stan Orzechowski (Philadelphia, PA / Northeast Catholic) in the third. The Wildcats went to the bullpen in the eighth with a 1-0 lead and Temple looked to take full advantage of the change on the mound.

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Temple and Bethune-Cookman split

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL (2/24/08) – Freshman Byron McKoy (Charlotte, NC / Independence) hit a three-run homerun to highlight a six-run eighth inning to give Temple a 9-6 come-from-behind victory over Bethune-Cookman in the nightcap of Sunday’s doubleheader at Jackie Robinson Park. The Owls dropped the opener to the defending MEAC Champions, 5-1. Continue reading Temple and Bethune-Cookman split

Conference USA Recap for 2/23

We will be providing Daily Recaps on Conference USA throughout the season. All the recaps are excerpts from the Press Releases. Click on the respective schools link at the bottom of the recap for the full release.

Southern Miss 6 Lipscomb 3

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss hitters started cold but rallied to overcome a early 3-0 deficit to win 6-3 Saturday evening in front of 3,322 fans at Pete Taylor Park. Continue reading Conference USA Recap for 2/23

CSTV Season Previews for Feb. 18th

Eric Sorensen continues his season previews today for February 18th checking in on six conferences over the last two days. He checked in on the MEAC, MAC, Mountain West,  Missouri Valley, Ohio Valley, and the Northeast conferences. Continue reading CSTV Season Previews for Feb. 18th

More Recruiting News

The College Baseball Blog tries their best to see every press release around the country but sometimes things slip through the cracks. We missed a few releases on 2009 recruits which are linked below.

Georgia Tech
Bethune-Cookman
Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Arizona State
Ohio
Indiana
Wake Forest
Kent State