FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Park Ridge, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference, Huntington Park and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission announced today that Columbus, Ohio, will be home to the Big Ten Baseball Tournament for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons. The Big Ten played its first neutral-site tournament since 1994 at Columbus’ Huntington Park […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE EVANSTON, Ill. – George McKinnon, a 1940 graduate of Northwestern University and the Wildcat head baseball coach for 20 seasons, passed away Monday at the age of 90. McKinnon served as the head coach of the NU baseball program from 1962-81 and compiled a 304-391-6 record over that span. At the […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern head coach Paul Stevens today (Dec. 7) announced the Wildcats’ 2010 schedule, featuring a doubleheader against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Miller Park in Milwaukee. After playing games at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (Minnesota Twins) and U.S. Cellular Field (Chicago White Sox) last season, the Wildcats […]
Kendall Rogers continues his conference previews heading into fall practice with the Big Ten today. He states that Minnesota and Ohio State have started to eye making a run to the CWS with strong squads.
FROM PRESS RELEASE ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The schedule has been finalized and two state‐of‐the‐art major league venues have been added to the 2010 Big Ten/BIG EAST Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, event manager API Sports announced today. Doubleheaders at Dunedin Stadium and Bright House Field highlight a slate that features […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE EVANSTON, Ill. – Jon Mikrut, who played at Northwestern from 2002-05, has returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach for the Wildcat baseball team head coach Paul Stevens announced Wednesday. "We’re very excited to have Jon back at Northwestern University after being a player here and moving on to […]
Holy Cross head coach Greg DiCenzo has added Gabe Ribas and Jeff Kane to his staff for the 2009-2010 school year. Ribas comes over to Holy Cross from Northwestern where he served as an assistant coach last season. He has also served coaching stints with the IMG Baseball Academy, Bowdoin College, Frozen Ropes Baseball Academy, […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Following an inaugural event in which nearly 17,000 spectators attended games in a three-day period, the second Big Ten/BIG EAST Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, has been confirmed for the weekend of Feb. 26-28, 2010. The 2010 edition, to be held in St. […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Jake Goebbert, Northwestern Jr., LF, Hampshire, Ill./Hampshire Goebbert led Northwestern to a series split with Purdue over the weekend, hitting .625 and slugging 1.000 while reaching base at a .700 clip to combine for an OPS of 1.700. In the Wildcats’ Big Ten opener on Friday, the […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Northwestern dropped a pair of games to New Mexico Saturday, falling in a 16-12 shootout in the opening contest before dropping the nightcap 10-6 at Isotopes Park. The Wildcats jumped out to an early four-run lead in the second contest but were unable to hold on.