DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending Feb. 26. Mississippi State junior outfielder Brent Rooker was named National Hitter of the Week, while Sacramento State senior right-handed pitcher Justin Dillon was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners […]
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Florida and LSU have been predicted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference baseball championship as voted by the league’s 14 head coaches in the annual preseason poll released Thursday. The Preseason All-SEC First and Second Teams, as determined by the head coaches, were also announced.
According to the Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi State will hire John Cohen as their new Athletic Director replacing Scott Stricklin who left for the same position with Florida. Cohen has had success with the Bulldogs bringing them to the CWS in 2013 and making the NCAA Tournament in five out of the last six seasons.
STARKVILLE, Miss. – John Cohen, the 2016 Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year who guided Mississippi State baseball to its first SEC regular season championship since 1989, has signed a four-year contract extension through 2020 as head coach of the Diamond Dawgs, Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin announced on Friday.