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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – During the national signing period, the Monmouth University Baseball program added eight student-athletes to its 2011 class, head coach Dean Ehehalt recently announced. Signing National Letters of Intent to play at Monmouth were Tim Bickford (Wallingford, Conn./Mark Sheehan), Frank Fantino (Nanuet, N.Y./St. Joseph’s – Montvale), Stephen Frey (Washingtonville, N.Y./Washingtonville), Jake Gronsky (Danville, Pa./Danville), Jonathan Guida (Martinsville, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan), Andrew McGee (Toms River, N.J./Toms River South), Craig Sweeney (Middletown, N.J./Middletown South) and Tom Valichka (Pennsville, N.J./St. Mark’s[Del.]).
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The Bulldogs, who went 32-22 last season in their first year of Division I play, will open the spring season 10-straight road games, traveling south to warmer weather before returning to The Ocean State to host Boston College in the 2010 home opener on Wednesday, March 17.
AUBURN, Ala. – Ty Megahee has joined the Auburn baseball staff for the 2009-10 season, Auburn Head Coach John Pawlowski announced on Tuesday. Megahee was previously at Monmouth University as an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator, helping the team to a regional appearance in 2009.
"We are very fortunate to have Ty Megahee join the Auburn baseball program. His experience as an assistant coach, recruiting coordinator and a trip to the NCAA Regionals last year will certainly help us as we continue to move the program forward," Pawlowski said.
The San Mateo Daily Journal recently checked in on Salem-Keizer who is the Low-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. One of the players profiled is Chris Dominguez from Louisville. He has continued his power hitting in pro baseball as he has already hit nine homers in his first 102 at bats. I had questions on Dominguez’s defense during his college days and there is still a little debate according to his manager Tom Treblehorn. One of the other players profiled is former Quinnipiac lefty Chris Gloor who picked up four wins last week in his first four appearances.
Cotuit’s Chad Bell (Walters State CC/Tennessee) pitched a nine inning no-hitter against Chatham as the Kettleers picked up a 8-2 victory. Box Score
Here is your Day 2 Recap of the Oxford Regional.
Ole Miss 7 Western Kentucky 4
OXFORD, Miss. — For the fifth-straight season No. 9 Ole Miss (42-17) will find itself playing for an NCAA Regional Championship as the Rebels defeated Western Kentucky (40-19) by a score of 7-4 on Saturday to advance to the championship game of the NCAA Oxford Regional on Sunday. Continue reading
Here is your recap from the first day of action at the Oxford Regional.
Ole Miss 8 Monmouth 1
OXFORD, Miss. — Sophomore Drew Pomeranz pitched eight scoreless innings before leaving the game with a man on the ninth as he helped pitch No. 9 Ole Miss (41-17) to an 8-1 win over Monmouth (32-24) in the opening round of NCAA Regional play at Oxford-University Stadium. Continue reading
Ole Miss will be hosting the Oxford Regional with Missouri (Big 12) as the two seed, Western Kentucky (Sun Belt) as the 3rd seed, and the 4th seed Monmouth (Northeast Conference). Ole Miss was tied for first in the SEC West. While Missouri finish third in the Big 12 and lost to Texas in the Big 12 Tournament Championship game.Western Kentucky was tied for first in the Sun Belt but lost in the semifinal of the Sun Belt Tournament. Monmouth finish fourth in the Northeast Conference but won that Conference Tournament. The winner of the Oxford Regional will be paired up with the winner of the Irvine Regional. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for April 14th.
#11 Georgia Tech 11 #2 Georgia 6
ATHENS, Ga. – Jed Bradley scattered five runs over six innings and Jason Haniger went 4-for-5 with a home run to help No. 10 Georgia Tech (22-8-1) knock off top-ranked Georgia (29-7), 11-6, Tuesday night at Foley Field.
Bradley (2-2) tied a career-high with seven strikeouts to help the Yellow Jackets to their fifth win over a ranked opponent this season and their first against the nation’s top-ranked team since the 2003 season. The freshman lefty faced just one over the minimum from the third through fifth innings to earn his second win of the season. Continue reading