College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!
Number 21 on our Top 100 Countdown is North Carolina State’s Trea Turner. The 6’1 infielder from Lake Worth, Florida was selected in the 20th round by the Pirates in the 2011 MLB Draft. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 21. Trea Turner (North Carolina State)
February 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading CBD’s Around the Horn (February 15th)
As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from schools across the country. The team we feature today is the NC State Wolfpack. They are coming off a season which saw them go 43-20 overall with a 19-11 record in ACC play. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Continue reading 2013 Posters: NC State Wolfpack
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – NC State has been selected as the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches.
The Wolfpack was named by six coaches as this year’s ACC team to beat, while North Carolina received four votes, and Florida State and Virginia one each. Continue reading 2013 Preseason ACC Coaches Poll
NC State senior catcher Danny Canela has transferred to Lee University according to multiple sources close to the situation. Canela was expected to backstop the Wolfpack this season after leading the team in hitting with a .348 batting average with six homers and 48 RBI.
Continue reading NC State’s Danny Canela transfers to Lee University
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NC State baseball will open its season with a three-game series against Appalachian State the weekend of February 15, followed by a five-game home stand to kick off the 2013 campaign according to the schedule released Wednesday. Continue reading NC State releases 2013 Schedule
LYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto and N.C. State right-handed pitcher Carlos Rodon have been named the 2012 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year recipients, as announced by the organization today. Continue reading 2012 NCBWA Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year
NC State plays its first Super Regional game since 2008 on Saturday, but they face an extremely tough foe in No. 1 seed Florida.
But the No. 16 Wolfpack (43-18) still have a legitimate chance to advance to the College World Series, thanks to the arm of Carlos Rodon. On Wednesday, the freshman left hander was named the National Freshman Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday by Collegiate Baseball. He comes into the weekend with a 9-0 record, and a 1.61 ERA. Unfortunately, some of Rodon’s finest performances have come in games where his teammates could not find their niche at the plate. Continue reading CBD Column: 2012 Gainesville Super Regional
DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the three finalists for the 2012 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This summer marks the 35th consecutive year that the GSA will be presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading Mark Appel, Carlos Rodon, Mike Zunino Named 2012 Golden Spikes Award Finalists
1. NC State (39 – 17)
2. Vanderbilt (33 – 26)
3. UNC Wilmington (38 – 21)
4. Sacred Heart (25 – 30) Continue reading 2012 NCAA Tournament Preview: Raleigh Regional