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2011 WAC Preseason Poll

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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

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2011 CBD Season Preview: WAC

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

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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Buddy Gouldsmith Joins Nevada Baseball Staff

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GouldsmithNevada 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.

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WAC Tournament Day Three Recap/Day Four Preview

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.
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WAC Tournament Day Two Recap/Day Three Preview

Day two of the 2010 WAC Tournament saw the first elimination as 3-seed Nevada ousted 5-seed Louisiana Tech 3-1.  The 2-seed New Mexico State fell 13-7 to 4-seed Hawai’i and 1-seed Fresno State held on to defeat 6-seed San Jose State.  There will be two elimination games played on Friday as the field will be whittled down to three by the end of the day.
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2010 All-WAC Teams Announced

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MESA, Ariz. – The Western Athletic Conference today released its 2010 all-WAC baseball teams and postseason awards as selected by the league’s head coaches.  Fresno State junior first baseman Jordan Ribera was named the Player of the Year and Nevada junior Brock Stassi earned Pitcher of the Year honors. The Freshman of the Year award went to San Jose State pitcher Zack Jones.  Fresno State’s Mike Batesole was named WAC Coach of the Year.
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WAC Tournament Preview: Round One

The 2010 WAC Tournament is being held in Mesa, Ariz. at Hohokam Field, better known as the spring training facility of the Chicago Cubs.  This marks the first season since the tournament was reinstated in 2006 that it is being held at a neutral site.  After another competitive conference season, Fresno State emerged as the regular season champion.  It’s their fourth regular season title in five years with a conference record of 16-8.  New Mexico State finished in a tie for second place with Nevada at 14-9-1 but earned the 2-seed in the tournament by virtue of the Aggies’ head-to-head record of 2-1-1 against the Wolf Pack.  Hawai’i earned the 4-seed with a strong finish as they won six of their final eight conference games to finish 12-12 in league play.  Louisiana Tech is the 5-seed having lost three of their final four conference games to finish 11-13 and San Jose State is the 6-seed having lost three of their final four conference games to finish 9-15 after winning the regular season last year with a 15-7 record.  Sacramento State finished in seventh place and ends their conference season with a record of 7-17 in league play and 18-35-1 overall.

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