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Bradley releases 2011 Schedule

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
PEORIA, Ill. – The 2011 college baseball season is just a month away and Bradley’s 111th season will include a 53-game regular-season slate with games to be played in seven states, according to the schedule announced today by third-year head coach Elvis Dominguez.

“This is the most challenging schedule we’ve had since I have been at Bradley and it certainly will be a great test for our team,” said Dominguez. “Schedules are prepared 2-to-3 years in advance and this one will test us early against good programs. We believe the early non-conference portion of the schedule will be of great benefit for our players and help prepare them for the very challenging Missouri Valley Conference race.” Continue reading

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2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Leaders

The NCAA released their 2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Figures which is led by four SEC schools. The LSU Tigers lead the pack with an average of 10,673 fans in 37 games. Arkansas comes in second with 7,704 fans while Ole Miss comes in third with 6,759 fans edging out fourth place South Carolina by an average of one fan. Texas is the first non-SEC school in fifth place with an average of 6,571 fans. You can check out the rest of the Top 50 below. Continue reading

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Missouri State signs Lease with Hammons Field

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Hammons Field will continue to be the home of the Missouri State University Baseball Bears for five more years through 2015, thanks to a lease extension signed on Friday.

The MSU baseball team will continue to play all home games at the venue and will maintain use of Hammons Field for practices, locker rooms, weight facilities and training areas. The Missouri State softball team will also continue to have access to the Bill Rowe Indoor Training Facility. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 68. Kevin Tokarski (Illinois State)

KevinTokarskiIllinoisStateCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 68 with Illinois State redshirt junior Second Baseman Kevin Tokarski. The Downers Grove, Illinois, native had himself an impressive senior season hitting .441 with 8 triples and 20 stolen bases, being named to the All-State team by the Chicago Tribune. He helped his team to a regional title during his senior season. Tokarski is the son of Gary Tokarski, who played football for the Miami Hurricanes.

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Illinois State releases 2011 Schedule

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

IllinoisStateBaseballNORMAL, Ill.-The defending Missouri Valley Conference Champion Illinois State baseball team’s 2011 schedule is highlighted by matchups against seven teams that won 30 or more games last season, two that qualified for the NCAA Division I Tournament and one that finished the season nationally-ranked. The schedule, which was released Tuesday, also features the annual Horenberger-Bass Classic, which pits the Redbirds against the 2010 NCAA Division III National Champion Illinois Wesleyan Titans.

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Top 100 Countdown: 78. Kenny Long (Illinois State)

KennyLongIllinoisStateThe CBB continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 78 with Illinois State’s Kenny Long. He is 6’0 and only 150 pounds from Fox Grove, Illinois and attended Dundee Crown High School. As a senior, he posted an 11-2 record with a 1.62 ERA. He finished the season with 121 strikeouts and walked only 22 batters in 85.6 innings of work.

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Wichita State Baseball reads to kids at L’Ouverture Elementary School

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

WichitaStateReadingWICHITA, Kan. – Two members of the Wichita State baseball team and one member of the men’s basketball team read to students at L’Ouverture Elementary School on Wednesday, October 20 as part of the Missouri Valley Conference “Just Read” program.

Senior Tim Kelley and sophomore Tobin Mateychick along with senior men’s basketball player Derek Brown took part in the program.

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Bradley Baseball Player Phil Kaiser Dies Monday

Updated October 19th at 12:25am

According to the AP Report, Phil Kaiser had an undiagnosed heart condition which was discovered in his autopsy. You can check out the AP article by clicking here. The press release from Bradley University is below.

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

PEORIA, Ill. – Phil Kaiser (Berwyn, Ill./Nazareth Academy), a junior utility player for the Bradley University baseball team, died early Monday morning after being transported to Methodist Medical Center of Illinois.  The cause of death has not been determined. Continue reading

2011 College Baseball Schedules Blowout

We have 30 schedules for you today as we start to fill in the 2011 College Baseball schedule. If you know of a schedule that we have missed feel free to drop me an email by clicking here.

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