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Chris Finwood named Head Coach at Old Dominion

Chris Finwood has been hired as the new head coach at Old Dominion according to Tom Robinson of The Virginian Pilot. Finwood has spent the last four seasons in charge of the Western Kentucky program including bringing them to the NCAA Tournament in 2009. This is the second time that current Old Dominion atheltic director Wood Selig would hire Finwood. He also served as the Athletic Director at Western Kentucky when Finwood was hired with the Hilltoppers. Continue reading

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2011 CAA Preseason CAA Poll

RICHMOND, Va. (January 19, 2011) – James Madison, which returns five starters from last year’s squad that finished atop the CAA baseball regular-season standings, has been picked to win the conference title in 2011 according to a vote of the CAA’s head baseball coaches. Continue reading


Justin Haywood added to Old Dominion Staff


JustinHaywoodODU NORFOLK,VA -Old Dominion University head baseball coach Nate Goulet name Justin Haywood volunteer assistant coach. Haywood is a 2005 graduate of nearby Hickory High School.

“We are thrilled to have Justin join our coaching staff. He will work primarily with the catchers and Outfielders and assist with our hitters. Coming from the University of Louisville he brings a wealth Of knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion for the game of baseball. He will be a great addition to our program.” – ODU head coach Nate Goulet. Continue reading

Tim LaVigne named Pitching Coach at Old Dominion


TimLaVigneODU NORFOLK, VA–Old Dominion University baseball coach Nate Goulet announced that former professional pitcher Tim LaVigne (Virginia Beach, Va.) has been named an assistant coach and will be working with the pitchers.

Since leaving professional baseball, LaVigne has volunteered at three Virginia Beach High Schools, coaching pitchers and providing help with mechanics and mental approach.

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Nate Goulet named Interim Head Coach at Old Dominion


nategoule NORFOLK, VA—Old Dominion University Athletic Director Dr. Wood Selig announced today that assistant coach Nate Goulet has been named interim Head Baseball coach replacing  Jerry Meyers who resigned to become the pitching coach at the University of South Carolina.

Meyers compiled a 167-158 record at ODU in six seasons and was named the 2006 Colonial Athletic Association’s Coach of the Year.

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Old Dominion’s Jerry Meyers set to become Pitching Coach at South Carolina

JerryMeyers According to a report by TheBigSpur.com, Jerry Meyers will be the next pitching coach at South Carolina. Meyers has served the past six seasons as the head coach at Old Dominion where he had mixed success accumulating a record of 167-158 with his best finish coming in 2006 when they finished second in the conference.

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NCBWA Players of the Week


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 May 16, today. UC Riverside junior outfielder Tony Nix was named National Hitter of the Week, while Old Dominion junior right-hander C.J. Huyett 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. 

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ACC Recap for April 20th

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MarkPope #3 Georgia Tech 6 Georgia Southern 2

ATLANTA -Mark Pope picked up his sixth win of the season, allowing just two runs over 8.0 innings as No. 3 Georgia Tech defeated Georgia Southern, 6-2, Tuesday evening at Russ Chandler Stadium.

With the win, the Jackets improved to 32-5 overall while the Eagles fell to 21-16.

Pope (6-0) joins teammate Brandon Cumpton to give Tech two six-game winners on the season.

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ACC Recap for March 31st

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#2 Virginia 17 Towson 4

GraepelUNC CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The top-ranked Virginia baseball team parlayed a pair of huge innings into a 17-4 victory over Towson Wednesday in front of 2,042 fans at Davenport Field. Virginia racked up 16 hits, including seven of the extra-base variety, in the dominating victory.

Virginia’s Jarrett Parker (Jr., Stafford, Va.) went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBI, while Steven Proscia (So., Suffern, N.Y.) snapped out of a recent slump with two triples and four RBI. Stephen Bruno (Fr., Audubon, N.J.) fell a home run shy of the cycle as he went 3-for-4 with four runs scored and two RBI. David Coleman (Jr., Richmond, Va.) also hit a home run for the Cavaliers.

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ACC Recap for March 16th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 16th.

BrianGoodwin #1 Virginia 9 William and Mary 1

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The top-ranked Virginia baseball team scored in each of the first five innings and received a strong pitching performance from a trio of hurlers in a 9-1 win over William and Mary Tuesday at Davenport Field. Will Roberts (So., Richmond, Va.), Chad O’Connor (R-Fr., Chesapeake, Va.) and Shane Halley (So., Burke, Va.) combined to scatter four hits while striking out 13 Tribe batters.

Roberts (2-0) overcame some early control problems to pitch six strong innings. He allowed an earned run, four hits and five walks while tying a career high with eight strikeouts. O’Connor and Halley combined to retire the final nine batters in order.

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