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SoCal Roundup: Doing It Both Ways

It is rare that a two-way player can dominate both on the mound and with the bat, but on Sunday, a pair of lefty SoCal studs did just that. Louie Lechich and Aaron Brown lifted their teams to shutout wins to cap off impressive weekends for a pair of West Coast Conference contenders.

At Dedeaux Field, crosstown rivals USC and UCLA squared off in front of a packed house for a dramatic back-and-forth contest that included a blown save from All-American David Berg, but who came out on top?

That plus all of Sunday’s other Southern California college baseball action, including some photos from USC, Pepperdine and UC Riverside: Continue reading SoCal Roundup: Doing It Both Ways

Nevada names Jay Johnson as Head Coach

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JayJohnsonUSDRENO, NEV. – University of Nevada Director of Athletics Doug Knuth announced today that Jay Johnson has been named the head baseball coach at Nevada. Johnson spent the last eight seasons as associate head coach at the University of San Diego. He will begin his duties at Nevada on July 1. Continue reading Nevada names Jay Johnson as Head Coach

2013 Mountain West Preseason Coaches Poll

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MountainWestConference_thumb.jpgCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Defending Mountain West champion New Mexico has been predicted to win its second consecutive regular season MW baseball title in 2013, according to a vote of the six MW head coaches. The Lobos received five first-place votes and 35 points overall. San Diego State received the remaining first-place vote and 26 points to edge out MW newcomers Nevada (23 points) and Fresno State (22 points) for second place. UNLV was picked fifth (13 points), followed by Air Force in sixth (7 points). Continue reading 2013 Mountain West Preseason Coaches Poll

Top 100 Countdown: 89. Braden Shipley (Nevada)

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 providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

Number 89 on our Top 100 Countdown is Nevada’s Braden Shipley. The 6’2 right-handed pitcher/shortstop from Medford, Oregon was tabbed by Perfect Game as the top prospect of the Alaska League over the summer of 2012. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 89. Braden Shipley (Nevada)

Nevada names Cameron McMullen as Director of Baseball Operations

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RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada head baseball Gary Powers today named Cameron McMullen as director of operations for the Wolf Pack. McMullen will work as a volunteer at Nevada and joins the Pack after coaching last year at Irvine Valley College in Irvine, Calif. Continue reading Nevada names Cameron McMullen as Director of Baseball Operations

2012 WAC Tournament Day Three Recap/Day Four Preview

Two more teams were eliminated on day three both at the hands of Louisiana Tech.  The Bulldogs knocked off two of the three regular season tri-champions and did so in rather convincing fashion.  Louisiana Tech defeated top seed New Mexico State 15-12, surviving a late comeback by the Aggies who after trailing 15-6 scored six in the top of the ninth and brought the tying run to the plate with two outs.  The Bulldogs then trounced 3-seed Nevada 18-5 in a seven inning run-rule shortened game to advance to Saturday’s final losers bracket elimination game.  They’ll face Fresno State who was defeated in the WAC tournament for just the fourth time since 2006.  The Bulldogs lost 8-3 to 2-seed Sacramento State who continued their impressive play.  The win puts the Hornets, picked to finish last in the league, in the tournament’s championship game on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. (PDT) and they’ll have two shots at winning the league’s automatic bid.
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2012 WAC Tournament Day Two Recap/Day Three Preview

Day Two of the WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz. saw one team eliminated (Hawai’i), one team run-ruled (Nevada) and one team give up a 10-run inning (New Mexico State).  The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs bounced back from a crushing 4-3 walk-off loss at the hands of Nevada to eliminated Hawai’i 9-6 sending the 4-seeded Rainbow Warriors packing their bags for Honolulu.  The second game of the day saw 2-seed Sacramento State crush 3-seed Nevada 15-5 after the Wolf Pack had jumped out on top 3-2.  The third game of the day also saw the winning team post 15 runs as perennial tournament bully Fresno State overpowered New Mexico State behind the strength of a 10-run second inning en route to a 15-8 victory.
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2012 WAC Tournament Day One Recap/Day Two Preview

Day one of the WAC tournament is in the books and day two has begun.

5-seed Fresno State continued their historically strong play in the tournament (23-3 since 2006) defeating 4-seed Hawai’i 8-2 behind a 6-run sixth inning.  The Bulldogs will face top seed New Mexico State tonight at 7:00 p.m. (PDT).

3-seed Nevada won in dramatic walk-off fashion getting a home run from Carlos Escobar in the bottom of the ninth to stun 6-seed Louisiana Tech.  The Ruston-based Bulldogs have been snakebitten all season losing several games either in the final inning or in walk-off fashion.

Nevada will take on 2-seed Sacramento State today at 3:00 p.m. (PDT) while Louisiana Tech is relegated to the losers bracket with 4-seed Hawai’i and the two will face each other today at 11:00 a.m. (PDT) in an elimination game.
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