FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
ELMHURST, Ill. – After winning its record 12th straight league championship a year ago, Oral Roberts was a unanimous choice to claim its 13th consecutive Summit League crown in 2010 as voted on by the league’s eight head coaches.
The Golden Eagles collected seven first-place votes for a total of 49 points. Centenary came in second with 39 points, followed closely by South Dakota State in the third slot with 36 points and the final first-place vote. Southern Utah (30 points) and North Dakota State (27 points) were each separated by three points apiece for the fourth and fifth positions, respectively. Oakland (16 points), IPFW (14 points) and Western Illinois (13 points) rounded out the voting.
Here is your list of 2011 Early Signing Day press releases for November 11th. We will do a big post each day on this subject until the amount of releases slow down.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JOEL BLAKE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
SO., LANGELY, BRITISH COLUMBIA/LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE
Blake captures Player of the Week honors after leading SDSU with a .611 average in a four-game series win over IPFW. The sophomore had 11 hits, seven doubles, six runs, six RBI and a home run. He also drew one walk and only struck out once in 18 at-bats. Blake doubled in every game against the Mastodons, including hitting two doubles in each of the last three contests. Continue reading
Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
ELMHURST, Ill. − After winning its record 11th straight league championship a year ago, Oral Roberts was a unanimous decision to claim its 12th consecutive Summit League crown in 2009 as voted by the league’s eight head coaches.
The Golden Eagles collected seven first-place votes for a total of 49 points. Only five points separated the next three teams as Southern Utah placed second with 40 points, Centenary was third with 35 points and South Dakota State is in the fourth slot with 30 points and the final first-place vote. SDSU edged Western Illinois by one point, as the Leathernecks were selected fifth with 29 points. Oakland (17 points), IPFW (13 points) and North Dakota State (11 points) rounded out the voting.
Boyd’s World has done an excellent study on pitch counts for the 2008 season. He looked at every start from around the nation and figured out which schools treat their pitchers the best in terms of pitch counts while other schools abuse their pitchers with insane pitch counts. He ranks the pitchers individually for a start, a season and also as a team. Continue reading
Head Coach Tod Brown-North Dakota State-Courtesy: Bob Nelson, North Dakota State
The CBB is the only site that is committed in coverage of the 2009 College Baseball Schedules. If you are looking for a schedule we will have it posted as soon as it is sent to us by the Schools.
North Dakota State
Head Coach Tod Brown and the Bison’s of North Dakota State open their 2009 campaign on the road against Wichita State in a three game set starting on the 20th of February. The Bison’s hit the road again the following weekend to take on Murray State in a four game series with a double header on Saturday. Coach Brown and the Bison’s to take part in the Palm Beach Challenge.
The North Dakota State Bison threw a seven inning no-hitter against Creighton on Wednesday but lost the game 2-0. NDSU starter Chris Berg started the game by walking four out of the first six hitters by walking in a run and hitting a batter to let the Blue Jays get a 2-0 lead. He would walk the first batter in the second inning before being replaced by Chris Paterson. The Bluejays would load the bases in the third inning but Paterson was able to get out of the jam. Continue reading
FROM CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE
ELMHURST, Ill. – After winning its record 10th straight league championship a year ago, Oral Roberts was selected to claim its 11th consecutive Summit League title in 2008 as voted on by the league’s eight head coaches. The Golden Eagles (49 points) were a unanimous selection after garnering seven first-place votes (coaches are not allowed to vote for their own teams). Continue reading
The Minnesota Gophers ended up losing 7-3 to hapless North Dakota State to give them there seventh win on the season. As I said before, This game should not have been scheduled by the Gophers for the academic reasons stated in my previous post.
Article can be read here.
Here is a major issue with scheduling mid-week games around finals. Minnesota has a midweek game at North Dakota State. Coach John Anderson has decided to bring only five pitchers, position players, shortstop Dan Lyons, catchers John Arlt and Kevin Carlson, infielder Jeremy Chlan and outfielder Taylor VanderAarde will not make the trip. The main reasons are due to the fact of projects, studying for finals, and other issues that come up in a regular students life around this time. Should Minnesota have scheduled this game?