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CAA Weekend Preview

With two weekends left, the playoff picture hasn’t become any clearer in the Colonial. No. 27 George Mason clinched the top seed in the conference with a sweep of Northeastern last weekend. The Patriots, along with third place James Madison, are off this weekend. Here’s a glance at the other teams in action.
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NCBWA Names National Players of the Week

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

JT Ross
JT Ross

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 26, today. UCF junior second baseman Shane Brown and South Dakota State sophomore infielder Jesse Sawyer were named National Co-Hitters of the Week, while Northeastern sophomore left-handed pitcher J.T. Ross was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

CBB Visit: Northeastern at Harvard

Ryan Maguire
Ryan Maguire

CAMBRIDGE MASS- After a seven run first inning, Northeastern appeared well on its away to securing a midweek non conference win over Harvard and sweeping the brief two game season series between the two.

Three hours later, that was far from the case.

Harvard clawed away at the deficit before a ten run seventh inning catapulted them past the Huskies to a 16-13 win in a wild game that saw the two teams combine to use 34 players, issue 14 walks, ten wild pitches, and hit five batters. The game’s 29 combined runs came on just 22 hits. Continue reading

CAA Weekend Recap and Players of the Week

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CAA BASEBALL Co-PLAYER OF THE WEEK:

Chris Henderson, George Mason

Jr., C, Marlton, N.J./Cherokee

Henderson batted .640 (16-25) with a homer, five doubles, six RBI and eight runs scored in Mason’s 4-1 week. The junior catcher hit .733 (11-15) in a three-game sweep of Hofstra, while driving in and scoring five. Henderson leads the CAA with a .436 average.
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CBB Visit: VCU at Northeastern

BROOKLINE MASS- After Northeastern’s 6-5 victory over VCU Sunday, Frank Compagnone couldn’t hide his desire to make NU’s first CAA tournament since 2006.

It sure showed on the field.

The junior doubled home redshirt freshman Matt Miller in the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and then made a diving catch in left field, going to his right to rob VCU sophomore Joe Van Meter of extra bases with the tying run on first in the ninth. Continue reading

CBB Visit: VCU at Northeastern

Trevor Smith
Trevor Smith
BROOKLINE MASS – In a game that featured an early unusual twist, it was a return to form that propelled Northeastern to a win over VCU Saturday afternoon at Friedman Diamond.
The Rams broke a 1-1 tie with four runs in the third-a rally which started with a rare walk issued by senior Jeff Thomson, who entered the game allowing a stingy 0.58 walks per nine innings, best in the nation. Continue reading

CBB Visit: VCU at Northeastern

BROOKLINE MASS. – In a series crucial to the CAA standings, it was VCU who struck the first blow.
The Rams used a complete game effort from senior Ian Thomas (4-2, 4.39) and took advantage of some miscues in the field by Northeastern to down the Huskies 7-2 Friday afternoon at Friedman Diamond.
NU committed five errors in the game, which led to five unearned runs. Continue reading

CAA Recap and Players of the Week

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
CAA BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK:

Scott Krieger, George Mason

Sr., OF, Towson, Md./Calvert Hall

Krieger batted .692 (9-13) with a homer, two triples, five runs scored and seven RBI as George Mason won two of three at VCU last weekend. The senior outfielder had at least two hits and two RBI in each game, including a 4-for-5 performance with three RBI on Saturday.

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