College Baseball Daily has learned that Bubba Cates has been relieved of his duties as head coach at Tennessee-Martin according to sources close to the situation. Cates has been with the Skyhawks program for the last 15 years as they went 11-40 overall and 4-26 in Ohio Valley Conference play in 2013. Continue reading
Colorado Springs, Colo. (NCBWA) — Five of college baseball’s top relief specialists have been selected as finalists for the ninth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, the NCBWA announced Wednesday.
This year’s finalists include NCAA saves leader Tyler Rogers of Austin Peay along with David Berg of UCLA, Jonathan Holder of Mississippi State, Michael Lorenzen of Cal State Fullerton, and Jimmie Sherfy of Oregon. Continue reading
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Designated hitter Michael Davis delivered again, providing a leadoff home run in the eighth inning to give Austin Peay State University’s baseball team a 5-4 victory against Valparaiso, Sunday, in loser’s bracket action of the NCAA Baseball Championship’s Bloomington Regional at Bart Kaufman Field. Continue reading
Less than 24 hours after suffering one of the more disappointing losses in program history, Valpo showed remarkable resolve by rebounding from a late three-run deficit to defeat the Florida Gators 5-4 at Bart Kaufman Field in Bloomington, Indiana.
The victory kept their season alive as the Brown and Gold advance to play the loser of #13 Indiana/Austin Peay Sunday at 1:00pm ET/12:00 pm CT. Continue reading
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Junior Michael Davis’ eighth-inning three-run home run gave No. 2 seed Austin Peay State University’s baseball team a 4-3 victory against No. 3 seed Florida in first-round action of the NCAA Baseball Championship’s Bloomington Regional at Bart Kaufman Field. Continue reading
For the first time in school history, the Indiana Hoosiers will be hosting a NCAA Baseball regional. The Hoosiers (43-14), who took home the Big Ten Championship on Sunday with a 4-3 walk-off victory over Nebraska, will welcome Austin Peay (45-13), Florida (29-28) and Valparaiso (31-26) to Bart Kaufman field on Friday. Continue reading
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. –Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt named Steve Bieser the head baseball coach at Southeast Missouri State University on Wednesday. Bieser served as the Redhawks interim head coach since July 30, 2012.
Bieser, the fifth head coach in the program’s history, guided Southeast to its league record 19th-consecutive Ohio Valley Conference Tournament berth this season. The Redhawks enter next week’s OVC Tournament as the No. 6 seed. Continue reading
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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — After winning the Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships each of the past two years, Austin Peay has been tabbed the 2013 preseason favorite for the 11-team league in a vote of OVC head baseball coaches and sports information directors. In additional voting APSU junior second baseman Jordan Hankins and Tennessee Tech junior first baseman Zach Stephens were named OVC Preseason Co-Players of the Year while Belmont senior lefty Chase Brookshire was tabbed OVC Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading
As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from schools across the country. The team we feature today is the Austin Peay Governors. They are coming off a season which saw them go 40-24 and 19-7 in Ohio Valley Conference play. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Continue reading
“We created a very challenging schedule this season,” said head coach Steve Bieser. “We will play a lot of talented ball clubs that will make this one of our best schedules in recent memory.” Continue reading