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2011 Southland Conference Preseason Poll Released

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FRISCO, Texas – Texas State is favored to win its third consecutive Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Tuesday.

The Bobcats received nine first-place votes and 118 points in the coaches’ poll and eight first-place votes and 112 points in the SID poll. Texas State returns 20 letterwinners, six starters and 12 pitchers, including junior Carson Smith, the Southland’s pitcher and newcomer of the year recipient, from a Bobcat squad that won its second consecutive regular-season title. Texas State went 23-10 in conference play last spring, recording its fourth 20-win season in conference play in the last five years. Continue reading

Southland Conference Recap for May 21st

FROM SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE RELEASE

ChaseLyles Texas State can win the Southland Conference title outright with a victory Saturday against UT Arlington. The Bobcats can also earn a share of the regular-season championship in defeat provided that Northwestern State also loses in its series finale vs. Southeastern Louisiana. The Lions and Bobcats would finish with identical conference records in that scenario and while they would share the conference regular-season title, Southeastern would be the No. 1 seed in next week’s conference tournament since it won two of three games against Texas State earlier this season. Northwestern State can win an outright championship should it beat Southeastern on Saturday and Texas State lose. The eighth and final seed is still not determined entering the final day of the regular season. Nicholls leads UTSA by one game. A Colonels’ win or a Roadrunners’ loss puts Nicholls in the tournament. A Colonels’ loss and a UTSA win send the Roadrunners to Corpus Christi for the tournament since the Roadrunners own the tiebreaker between the teams by virtue of its regular-season sweep.

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SEC Recap for May 12th

Here is your SEC Recap for May 12th.

RussSneed #6 Florida 7 Florida Atlantic 3

Powered by three home runs and outstanding relief pitching, No. 4 Florida (34-12) dealt Sun Belt Conference leader Florida Atlantic (31-19) a 7-3 setback on Wednesday night at McKethan Stadium. Austin Maddox (Jacksonville, Fla.) tied the Gators’ single-season record homers by a freshman with his 16th to even the game in the third, senior Matt den Dekker (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) put the hosts in front with a two-run shot in the fifth and freshman Nolan Fontana (Winter Garden, Fla.) provided insurance with a two-run blast in the seventh.

Senior Jeff Barfield (Perry, Ga.) (3-0) tossed four scoreless frames to collect the win and the trio of sophomore Tommy Toledo (Tampa, Fla.), sophomore Greg Larson (Longwood, Fla.) and junior Kevin Chapman (Coral Springs, Fla.) each threw one scoreless inning as Florida improved to 24-3 at home this season.   

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Southland Conference Recap for May 9th

MitchellPittsTxState No. 29 Texas State 6, McNeese State 3
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Sophomore Mitchell Pitts earned his fifth win of the season Sunday afternoon at Cowboy Diamond after tossing seven complete innings and holding McNeese State to just one run off four hits while striking out four in No. 29 Texas State’s 6-3 series-clinching victory.

The Bobcats improved to 30-17 overall and 20-7 in Southland Conference action with its eighth league series of the season. Texas State holds a game-and-a-half lead over Stephen F. Austin (32-13, 18-8 Southland) in the league standings for first place.

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Southland Conference Recap April 25th

This is you SLC recap for April 25th.

#20 Southeastern Louisiana 11 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3

Chris Franklin made the most of his first career start on the mound as he recorded a complete-game four-hitter and helped No. 20-ranked Southeastern Louisiana to an 11-3 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the final game of a Southland Conference series Sunday at Chapman Field.
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Southland Conference recap April 24th

This is yours SLC recap for April 24th.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 11 #20 Southeastern Louisiana 5

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team jumped out to a 7-0 lead Saturday at Chapman Field and never looked back handing Southeastern Louisiana an 11-5 defeat.
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Southland Conference recap April 23

This is your SLC recap for April 23.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 10 #20 Southeastern Louisiana 5

It took a solid start on the mound from Jake Liedka, a family visit for Chris Vergne, a record-breaking performance by Trey Hernandez and several other key performances for the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team to hand No.-20 Southeastern Louisiana a 10-5 loss in the series opener at Chapman Field on Friday. The series continues on Saturday at 2 p.m. with finale on Sunday at 1 p.m.
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SEC Recap for April 21st

Here is your SEC Recap for April 21st.

FloridaBaseball #5 LSU 8 Northwestern State 6

BATON ROUGE – Shortstop Austin Nola knocked in three runs, and No.5 LSU staged a two-out rally in the eighth inning, breaking a 6-6 tie to beat No.30 Northwestern State, 8-6, Wednesday night in Alex Box Stadium.

The Tigers (32-6) are on a six-game winning streak and remain undefeated in mid-week contests this season. Northwestern State dropped to 25-12 with the loss.

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TCBB Players of the Week

TylerHoltFSU The College Baseball Blog continues our weekly Players and Pitchers of the Week honors this week with Tyler Holt from Florida State being the CBB Pitcher of the Week while Luke Irvine from Northwestern State is named the CBB Pitcher of the Week.

Holt hit .500 in five games last week, which included an ACC road series victory over Duke and a win over No. 7 Florida at home. The junior centerfielder registered a hit and scored a run in all five games including multiple hits in four of the five games. He finished the week posting a 1.000 slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .600. He was a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen bases and was perfect from the field in 12 fielding opportunities.

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