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NCBWA Names Pro-Line Athletic National Players of the Week

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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 10 today. Clemson junior shortstop Brad Miller and Liberty senior outfielder Doug Bream were named National Co-Hitters of the Week, while Northern Illinois senior right-hander Jeremy Gonzales 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

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2011 MAC Preseason Coaches Poll

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Cleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Tournament Champion Kent State and defending MAC Regular Season Champion Central Michigan have been chosen by the league’s head coaches to win their respective divisions, released today by the league office. The Golden Flashes were also selected by five of the leagues head coaches to take home the 2011 MAC Tournament title. Continue reading

Foley’s Friday Thoughts

MarioHollandsUCSB Here are my thoughts about the day of College Baseball action around the nation on Friday.

The Virginia Cavaliers showed some grit tonight by going into Dick Howser Stadium and shutting out the Florida State Seminoles by a score of 5-0. The Seminoles before tonight’s game were averaging over 11 runs per game but they couldn’t get anything going tonight against Virginia’s Danny Hultzen. He went six innings allowing only two hits as he improved his record to 3-1 on the year.

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Pac-10 Weekend Recap (Feb. 19-21)

Mooneyham It was one heck of a weekend for the Pac-10. Coming off of a disastrous 2009 campaign in which only three teams qualified for a Regional and only one made it past the first weekend, the conference came out in a complete 180 in the 2010 season’s opening weekend. As a whole, the Pac-10 went 9-0 on Friday, 10-2 on Saturday and then 6-2 on Sunday for a weekend record of 25-4 with the opponent’s including Rice, Fullerton, Cal Poly, Long Beach St. and Hawaii. After three days of the 2010 season, no team has more than one loss.

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2010 MAC Preseason Coaches Poll

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BallState Cleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Regular Season Champion Bowling Green and defending West Division Champion Ball State have been chosen by the league’s head coaches to win their respective divisions, released today by the league office. The Cardinals were also selected by six of the leagues head coaches to take home the 2010 MAC Tournament title.

The Falcons were followed by 2009 MAC Tournament Champion Kent State in the East, while Ohio was picked to finish third. Miami was selected to finish in fourth place, while Akron was tabbed to place fifth. Buffalo rounded out this year’s East Division predictions.

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Northern Illinois Releases 2010 Schedule

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NIUBaseball DeKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois baseball program announced its 2010 schedule on Wednesday, featuring 20 home games, two contests at professional ball parks Road Ranger Stadium and Elfstrom Stadium, and a season-opening four-game set on the road against national powerhouse Arizona State.

"We are really excited about the schedule this year," said NIU head coach Ed Mathey. "We have a lot of games against quality opponents. Obviously, the two that stand out the most are the games against 2009 World Series team Arizona State and 2009 NCAA Regional team Cal Poly.

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MAC Players of the Week

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MAC East Division Player of the Week
Ryan Schlater, Bowling Green, Catcher
Sophomore, St. Paris, Ohio (St. Paris Graham)

Green catcher had his best week and weekend of the season hitting safely in all four games as the Falcons took two of three games from Akron to win the league title after having played Oakland mid-week. Schlater played the last two innings of the Oakland game and had one hit, a single, in two at-bats. Continue reading