Week three in the WAC sees the top two teams, New Mexico State and Sacramento State, squaring off in Sacramento. Fresno State travels to Nevada and Hawai’i visits Louisiana Tech. The San Jose State Spartans take their weekend away from the WAC and travel to Wichita, KS to take on the Shockers of Wichita State.
STANDINGS 1. New Mexico State (28-12-1, 6-2-1) 2. Fresno State (22-16, 5-3) 3. Sacramento State (14-19-1, 3-2) 4. Louisiana Tech (19-17, 4-5) 5. San Jose State (14-21, 3-5) 6. Nevada (20-13-1, 1-2-1) 7. Hawai’i (20-18, 3-6)
After the first weekend of play two familiar names are atop the standings. All three conference series will take place in the state of California as the three WAC outposts, Louisiana Tech, New Mexico State and Hawai’i all converge on the Golden State. New Mexico State faces San Jose State, Fresno State hosts Louisiana Tech and Sacramento State hosts Hawai’i. Nevada is the odd team out this week and travels to Seattle for a three game set with Seattle University.
As is customary with a seven team league the first weekend of WAC play sees six of the seven teams in action including New Mexico State who holds the nation’s longest active winning at 11 games. Five of the seven teams in the league have a .500 or better record coming into league play and holds a 107-88-1 record against non-conference opponents.
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Andrew Stumph was a double shy of hitting for the cycle and spearheaded an 18-hit outing from Texas State that nearly matched the team’s past two games combined at the plate, leading to a 13-8 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to clinch the first Southland Conference series of the season Sunday afternoon at Bobcat Field. Continue reading Southland Conference Recap for March 7th→
HAMMOND, La. – The 2010 Southeastern Louisiana baseball team now has the school’s all-time best winning streak all to itself. After tying the mark Friday, the Lions broke it Saturday, taking their 11th straight game to improve to 11-0 on the year. The 4-1 victory over Texas Southern also clinched the series for Southeastern. Continue reading Southland Conference recap 03/06/10→
SAN MARCOS, Texas – After trailing the majority of the game, Texas State spurred a four-run eighth-inning rally and earned its first win of the Southland Conference season with a 5-3 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Friday night at Bobcat Field.
DENVER, CO – Nevada designated hitter Brock Stassi and New Mexico State pitcher Dan Reid have been named the Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for February 15-21.
Stassi, a junior from Yuba City, Calif. (Yuba City HS), helped the Wolf Pack to a 2-1 record last week at Santa Clara. Stassi hit .818 (9-for-11) with six runs scored, a double, two home runs and five RBI in three games. In one stretch, Stassi had hits in six consecutive plate appearances. He finished with multiple hits all three games. On the weekend, he had a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .875 on base percentage. Continue reading WAC Players Of The Week→
DENVER – Fresno State has been selected as the favorite to win the 2010 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 and Nevada leading the way as each placed four players on the team. Fresno State junior second baseman Danny Muno was named the preseason player of the year, while Fresno State sophomore Derek Benny was picked the preseason pitcher of the year.
Reno, Nev. – University of Nevada head baseball coach Gary Powers has added Kevin Tucker to the staff for the 2010 season. Tucker will serve as the volunteer assistant working with the Wolf Pack outfielders and hitters.
"Kevin brings a vast amount of division one coaching experience to our staff," said Powers. "His time as a coach in two very competitive conferences will blend well with our coaching staff and provide another quality resource for our players to learn from. We are extremely pleased to have Kevin as part of our 2010 coaching staff."
Here are the listings of the Early Signings for November 16th. Click on the respective link for the full article.
EIU adds seven for spring of ’11
CHARLESTON, Ill. – Striving to build on two Ohio Valley Conference championships the last two years, head coach Jim Schmitz has announced Eastern Illinois baseball’s seven-player recruiting class set to join the program for the 2011 season.