DENVER – Fresno State has been selected as the favorite to win the 2012 Western Athletic Conference regular season baseball crown in a vote by the league’s seven head coaches. The coaches also voted on a preseason all-WAC team with New Mexico State leading the way as it placed five players on the team. New Mexico State junior catcher Zac Fisher was named the preseason player of the year, while San Jose State junior Zack Jones was picked the preseason pitcher of the year. Continue reading
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
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCES
MESA, AZ – The Western Athletic Conference today released its 2011 all-WAC baseball teams and postseason awards as selected by the league’s head coaches. Fresno State junior outfielder Dusty Robinson was named the Player of the Year and Fresno State senior Greg Gonzalez earned Pitcher of the Year honors. The Freshman of the Year award went to Fresno State outfielder Aaron Judge. Hawai‘i’s Mike Trapasso was named WAC Coach of the Year.
Another Saturday is in the books, as we start to get a good picture from around the nation.. There was a couple of outstanding pitching performance and some great hitting from around the nation. Here are some of the biggest stories from the games on Saturday night including some video highlights from the University of Virginia. Continue reading
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DENVER – Fresno State has been selected as the favorite to win the 2011 Western Athletic Conference regular season baseball crown in a vote by the league’s seven head coaches. The coaches also voted on a preseason all-WAC team with Fresno State leading the way as it placed seven players on the team. Hawai‘i junior second baseman Kolten Wong was named the preseason player of the year, while San Jose State senior Blake McFarland was picked the preseason pitcher of the year. Continue reading
The 2010 season saw the WAC Conference regular season title won by the Fresno State Bulldogs with a 16-8 conference mark which was 1.5 games better then second place teams Nevada and New Mexico State who each had 14-9 conference records. Hawaii came in fourth place with a .500 record of 12-12 while Louisiana Tech finished in fifth at 11-13. Coming in sixth place was San Jose State at 9-15 while Sacramento State finished in last with a 7-17 record. Continue reading
Here are some of the best articles from the first day of College Baseball practice from various Newspapers and TV stations. Continue reading
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RENO, Nev. – After conducting a national search University of Nevada head baseball coach Gary Powers has hired former UNLV head coach Buddy Gouldsmith as an assistant coach for the Wolf Pack. Gouldsmith will work with the outfielders, hitters and coach third base for the Pack.
“Buddy brings a tremendous amount of Division I experience to our staff,” said Powers. “His recruiting ties and knowledge of our opponents we play will be great asset to our staff.”
In seven seasons directing the UNLV program from 2004-10 he posted a mark of 202-217 earning his 200th career victory this past season. The 202 wins ranks second among Rebel baseball coaches. He became just the fourth UNLV baseball coach to reach 100 wins and was the fastest to reach 100 victories.
Day three of the 2010 WAC Tournament saw two more teams eliminated, both in walk-off fashion, and saw the league’s bully take a shot to the mouth. Third-seeded Nevada knocked of second-seeded New Mexico State with a walk-off two-run home run in the day’s first elimination game but then found a similar fate to the Aggies in the second elimination game of the day as the Wolf Pack were bested by sixth-seeded San Jose State in 10 innings on a walk-off two RBI single.