Six commit to Virginia Tech baseball in early signing period
The Virginia Tech baseball coaching staff announced on Wednesday the official signing of five players to National Letters of Intent for the 2009-10 school year, as well as the addition of one transfer from an SEC school.
The new signees scheduled to join the Hokies for the 2010 season include outfielder/first baseman Tyler Horan of Boston College High School in Middleboro, Mass., pitcher Joe Mantiply of Tunstall High School in Danville, Va., catcher Chad Morgan of Paul VI Catholic High School in Springfield, Va., pitcher/first baseman Patrick Scoggin of Douglas S. Freeman High School in Richmond, Va., and shortstop/pitcher Brent Zimmerman of Nova High School in Cooper City, Fla. Also joining Tech in 2010 will be shortstop Tim Smalling, a Raleigh, N.C., native who spent the past two seasons starting for the University of Arkansas. Continue reading College Baseball Early Signing Period- 11-19-08→
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team should get comfortable in Clarksville, announcing its 2009 schedule which features 28 games to be played at Raymond C. Hand Park, along with a pair of eight-game home stands on tap.
Austin Peay finished 2008 two games under .500 at 27-29 overall with a 14-12 Ohio Valley Conference mark. Head coach Gary McClure returns four position starters along with seven pitchers and will be looking to make a postseason run. To set up his team for success and prepare them for a tough conference slate, McClure has arranged for a tough non-conference schedule, but a heavy dose of home games. Continue reading Austin Peay baseball announces challenging 2009 slate→
Eastern Kentucky head coach Jason Stein has released the 2009 baseball schedule for the Colonels. The Colonels will be trying to improve off a 2008 campaign that saw them finish the season with an overall record of 27-28-1, including a 12-15 record in Ohio Valley Conference play. Continue reading Eastern Kentucky 2009 Schedule Set→
Austin Peay State University’s baseball team played its annual Red-White World Series, Oct. 17-23, at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Red team won the five-game series, 3-2.
The Red team was led by pitchers junior Stephen Huff (eight innings pitched with nine strikeouts), sophomore Ryne Harper (5.2 innings pitched with seven strikeouts), senior David Vicini (8.1 innings pitched with 5 strikeouts) and freshman Jeremy Dobbs (2.1 innings pitched with seven strikeouts). The pitching staff for the Red team, which also included junior Scott Kuhns and Chuck Edlin, only gave up eight runs in the five-game series. Continue reading Austin Peay Fall World Series Update→
Kendall Rogers has written a great article about the baseball programs in the state of Tennessee. He ranks all the schools with the Vanderbilt Commodores as the best program but we all know that isn’t a real surprise. Corbin has really developed a solid program in Nashville and keeps bringing in some great recruits.The University of Tennessee comes in at the runners up spot under second year head coach Todd Raleigh. The rest of the top ten is listed below. Continue reading Vandy leads Volunteer State→
The Gold Team got three shutout innings from starter Jake Donze and timely hitting from the offense as the Gold took Game 2 of the Fall World Series 5-3 Saturday afternoon at Reagan Field. The Gold Team won the three-game series by taking the first two games. Continue reading Murray State Fall World Series Game 2 Recap→
Former University of Memphis pitcher Brandon Rowan has joined the Pitt baseball coaching staff announced head coach Joe Jordano. Rowan, who most recently held the head coaching position at Crichton College in Memphis, Tenn., joins the Panthers’ staff as a volunteer assistant coach.
“I am very pleased to have a coach of Brandon Rowan’s character and experience join our staff,” said head coach Jordano.
Rick McCarty Joins Redhawks Baseball Coaching Staff
Southeast Missouri State head baseball coach Mark Hogan announced today that Rick McCarty will join the Redhawks coaching staff as the new pitching coach in the 2008-09 season. McCarty has five years of previous coaching experience, all coming at NCAA Division II Delta State University. FULL STORY Continue reading College Baseball News and Notes 08/18→
RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University infielder Jason Stein was named the school’s new baseball coach, EKU Director of Athletics Mark Sandy announced on Thursday.
A two-time All-OVC honoree for Athletics Hall of Fame coach Jim Ward from 1992-95, Stein later served as an assistant coach to Ward from 1998-2000. Stein comes to Richmond from Belmont University where he served seven years as an assistant coach, the last two as assistant head coach.
“To be able to return to my alma mater and coach on the field where I bled and cried as a player is unbelievable,” Stein said. “Every young coach wants the opportunity to take over a program with a history of excellence and winning championships. To inherit such a program to which I already have strong emotional ties is a dream come true.”