Tag Archives: Middle Tennessee

Vandy leads Volunteer State

Courtesy of Vanderbilt Media Relations

Kendall Rogers has written a great article about the baseball programs in the state of Tennessee. He ranks all the schools with the Vanderbilt Commodores as the best program but we all know that isn’t a real surprise. Corbin has really developed a solid program in Nashville and keeps bringing in some great recruits.The University of Tennessee comes in at the runners up spot under second year head coach Todd Raleigh. The rest of the top ten is listed below.
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College Baseball News and Notes 10/14

The Saint Mary's mens' baseball team will play an inter-squad on Wednesday at AT&T.
The Saint Mary's mens' baseball team will play an inter-squad on Wednesday at AT&T. Courtesy: SMC Athletics

Men’s Baseball to Play Inter-Squad at AT&T Park

All Saint Mary’s baseball fans are being invited to a special treat, as this Wednesday, October 15, the Gaels baseball team will hold an inter-squad scrimmage at AT&T Park home of the San Francisco Giants.
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2009 College Baseball Schedules- 4 more teams

Geoff Campbell
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Leary announces 2009 baseball schedule

Lehigh baseball coach Sean Leary announced the 2009 schedule on Thursday, which includes trips up and down the east coast and appearances in the Palm Beach Challenge and the Liberty Bell Classic.

Leary’s squad will spend the first month of the season on the road, traveling to the warmer-weather South throughout the latter parts of February and early March. The Mountain Hawks open up with a trip to Hattiesburg, Miss., where they will play a three-game set with Southern Miss from Feb. 20-22. The opening weekend will be a challenge for The Mountain Hawks, as the Goldan Eagles won 41 games last season, including 25 in Hattiesburg.

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Sun Belt Weekend Re-Cap: Ragin Cajuns Continue Downward Spiral

After going 2-6 in their last 8 games, the formerly Top 25 ranked Ragin’ Cajuns (4-9) looked to get back to their winning ways with a three game series against Sun Belt opponent Arkansas State (8-4).

But the Indians would have none of that as they pulled off an impressive three game sweep over Cajuns at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field in Lafayette, Louisiana this weekend.

Due to inclement weather, the teams played a doubleheader on Saturday with ASU winning 3-0 and 9-5 respectively. Continue reading

Raleigh Lands Tennessee Pitcher

New Tennessee coach Todd Raleigh is starting to fill in his first recruiting class in Knoxville. He reached into middle Tennessee and plucked Adam Adkins, the cousin of former Vol and Mount Juliet, TN ace James Adkins. Adkins was 11-0 with a 1.07 ERA and 107 strikeouts for Goodpasture in 2007. His accolades include two no-hitters, one in the 8-AA championship tournament.

Tom Kreager of the Tennessean reported on the commitment of Adkins, who chose Tennessee over interest from Alabama-Birmingham, Belmont, East Tennessee State, Georgia, Kentucky, Lipscomb, Middle Tennessee State and Ole Miss.

Read the article here.

MTSU to build new stadium


Adam Sparks of Gannett Tennessee is reporting that an agreement in principle has been reached for the construction of a $6.6 million on-campus baseball stadium. Construction could begin within the month, with fundraising a prime goal in moving forward. Athletic Director Chris Massaro points to the project as a prime focus of the Blue Raiders commitment to baseball. The full article can be read here

Sunbelt Tourney Day 2 Recap


Game 5: No. 6 Florida Atlantic 7, No. 7 Western Kentucky 6 (WKU Eliminated)


FAU Recap

Western Kentucky Recap


Game 6: No. 8 South Alabama 5, No. 5 Louisiana-Monroe 3 (ULM Eliminated)


USA Recap

ULM Recap


Game 7: No. 2 New Orleans 7, No. 3 Middle Tennessee 5


UNO Recap

Middle Tennessee State Recap


Game 8: No. 1 Louisiana 9, No. 4 Troy 7


Louisiana Recap

Troy Recap

The Daily Advertiser Recap

Sunbelt Tourney Day 1 Recap

The Sunbelt tournament started yesterday with the following games at South Alabama. A recap of the full game is available at The Daily Advertiser. Click here for a full day recap.

Middle Tennessee 6 Florida Atlantic 1

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New Orleans 11 Western Kentucky 6

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Troy 7 Louisiana-Monroe 0

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Louisiana 3 South Alabama 2
(10 innings)

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The Daily Advertiser Game Article

There has also been some talk about the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns hosting a NCAA Regional in the first round of the upcoming tournament. The full article can be found here. My projections have Louisiana going to Arkansas for the NCAA Regionals. The projections are available here.

Conference USA Recap for 3/20


Southern Miss 9 Louisiana-Monroe 5

The Eagles got their fourth straight victory with a 9-5 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Tuesday evening. Michael Ewing got three hits to lead the offense while Todd McInnis got the victory by going 3.0 innings on a staff night.

Southern Miss Recap
Louisiana-Monroe Recap
Hattiesburg American Recap

New Orleans 14 Tulane 2

The Privateers used a thirteen hit attack to hammer the Tulane Green Wave 14-2 in non-conference action on Tuesday. T.J. Baxter went 3-4 with four runs scored and four driven to lead the offensive charge.

UNO Recap
Tulane Recap

Texas A&M 10 Rice 9 (11 innings)

The Aggies picked up a very tough 10-9 victory over the Rice Owls on Tuesday. The Owls will be back in action on Friday when they visit Southern Miss for a weekend series.

Rice Recap
Texas A&M Recap

Memphis 17 Middle Tennessee State 3

The Memphis Tigers blew out Middle Tennessee State 17-3 on Tuesday. Bill Moss went 3-3 with four RBI and three runs scored to lead the Tigers to the victory.

Memphis Recap
Middle Tennessee State Recap

James Madison 12 Marshall 4

Matt Townsend hit two homers and drove in five runs to lead the Dukes to the 12-4 victory. The teams will face off on Wednesday.

JMU Recap
Marshall Recap

UAB 7 Troy 6

The UAB Blazers used a great relief appearance from James Oliver who entered with the tying run on second and the winning run on first with one out in the eighth but was able to get out of the jam and pick up his first save of the season.

UAB Recap
Troy Recap