Tag Archives: NEC

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NCBWA Names 2012 Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Continue reading

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Wagner College head coach Joe Litterio heads to Rutgers as Assistant Coach

Head Coach Joe Litterio is leaving the Wagner program to become an assistant at Rutgers according to a report from SILive.com. Litterio is the all-time wins leader in the history of the Seahawks program winning 240 games and guiding the Seahawks to the 2000 Northeast Conference tourney title and their only NCAA Tournament bid.

I am currently hearing that current Rutgers head coach Fred Hill will likely be turning over the program to Joe Litterio at the end of the year thus the reason for the move.  Continue reading

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Former Quinnipiac star transitions to the Gridiron

Former Quinnipiac baseball player Mickey Amanti is spending his final year of collegiate eligibility playing football at Division 2 Southern Connecticut State. Last season, Amanti lead the team in batting average (.306), hits (57) and runs (31) during his senior season but decided to spend his last year of college sports on the gridiron. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Clemson Regional: Day 2 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Clemson Regional Day 2 Recap.

UConn 13 Sacred Heart 3

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Connecticut baseball team scored 10 runs in the first four innings to cruise to a 13-3 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon during 2011 NCAA Tournament play in Clemson, S.C. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Clemson Regional: Day 1 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Clemson Regional Day 1 Recap.

Coastal Carolina 13 UConn 1

CLEMSON – Anthony Meo struck out seven over 6.1 innings and Hayes Orton had a career-high five hits with three RBI, as third-seed and 21st-ranked Coastal Carolina took game one, 13-1, over second seed and 16th-ranked Connecticut of the NCAA Clemson Regional Friday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Regional Preview: Clemson (SC)

The 2011 Clemson (SC) Regional features two teams from the state of South Carolina join them in the host Clemson Tigers and Coastal Carolina. The other two teams hail from the Nutmeg state with Uconn and Sacred Heart. Clemson and Sacred Heart will face off on the opening day while Uconn and Coastal Carolina face off in the other opening round game.

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2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the thirteen semifinalists for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order): Continue reading

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ACC Recap for May 8th

Here is your ACC Recap for May 8th.

#7 Florida State 6 UCF 1

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State donned its customary home gold uniforms for Sunday’s critical series-finale against UCF, but it sure did feel like a “Throwback” day at Dick Howser Stadium. Continue reading

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Foley’s Quick Hits for Feb. 19th

Another day is in the books as we are now two days into the season as there was several upsets in the NCBWA Top 35.

We will be hosting a full Q and A on Sunday night at 8pm on the site with Brian Foley, William Knox, Mark Rafferty, Kat Cornetta, Ryan Rosenblatt from BruinsNation.com, and a couple of other guests. Remember to sign up for a reminder on the right side for the chat.  Here are some of my thoughts from Day 2 of action around the country.  Continue reading