Mariano Rivera Jr. will be attending Quinnipiac University in Hamden CT to continue his education. According to The Quinnipiac Chronicle, he will attempt to walk on the Bobcats baseball program in the fall as a pitcher. Several scouts in the Northeast region have stated to myself that Rivera is far from an elite prospect on the mound and didn’t play high school baseball as a sophomore or junior. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to these reports. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. Continue reading
#9 Florida State 10 Valdosta State 2
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Redshirt freshman David Trexler earned his first career victory as No. 7 Florida State rolled past Valdosta State, 10-2 at Dick Howser Stadium.
In a pre-arranged controlled start, Trexler (1-0) tossed three innings of shutout baseball, surrendering only a pair of infield singles. The lanky right-hander established a new career high with four strikeouts in his second start and fifth appearance. He did not issue a walk. Continue reading
#1 Florida 1 #26 Miami (FL) 0
Senior Bryson Smith (Watkinsville, Ga.) came through with a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in senior Josh Adams (Jacksonville, Fla.) with the game’s only run as No. 1 Florida (9-1) edged No. 24 Miami (4-6), 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in front of 4,851 fans at McKethan Stadium. Continue reading
#1 Florida 8 #26 Miami 3
Sophomore Brian Johnson (Cocoa Beach, Fla.) threw five scoreless innings and No. 1 Florida (8-1) raced out to an 8-0 lead through four innings on its way to an 8-3 victory over No. 24 Miami (4-5) on Friday night in front of 4,587 fans at McKethan Stadium. It was the opener of the teams’ weekend three-game series. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
Somerset, NJ – Central Connecticut was the last Northeast Conference baseball team to do it seven seasons ago and Charlie Hickey’s club will attempt to achieve the feat again in 2011. The defending NEC champion Blue Devils finished atop the league’s preseason coaches’ poll and are expected to capture their fifth conference crown. Continue reading
Mariano Rivera Jr. was on the Quinnipiac campus on Wednesday afternoon with his father and NY Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to take of the tour of the Hamden CT school. Rivera Jr. is a right-handed pitcher out Iona Prep in New York. The 5’10 155 pounder played this past summer in the Bayside Yankees AAU program and contacted the Quinnipiac program on. Continue reading
The Sacred Heart Pioneers have released their 2011 schedule which opens up on February 25th for a three game series against Bethune-Cookman. The following weekend, they will start a eight game road trip through Louisiana playing Southeastern Louisiana for four games, LSU once, and the heading to Mississippi State.
Here is your NECBL Playoff Recap for August 5th. The Newport Gulls defeated the North Shore Navigators 5-4 while the North Adams SteepleCats defeated the Danbury Westerners 4-2. Continue reading
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Fairleigh Dickinson University Director of Athletics David Langford announced the hiring of Gary Puccio as Head Baseball Coach, released on Wednesday, August 4. Puccio has been named Coach of the Year six times in his career and has coached over 500 games at the collegiate level.