Anthony Gallas of Kent State went 5-6 at the plate while hitting for the cycle, driving in six runs, and scoring three times as the Golden Flashes defeated Winthrop 16-10. The cycle was the first by a Kent State player since Steve Smetana completed the feat in 1995. Kent State coach Scott Stricklin about Anthony Gallas, "He was really locked in and he hit the ball to all fields, He took the ball and pulled it and he hit it to the opposite field. That is the first time I have seen someone hit for the cycle in a while."
The Easton California College Baseball Media Days were recently held on January 22nd in Southern California and January 26th in Northern California. Each coach who attended did an interview with CollegeBaseballToday.com’s Eric Sorenson to discuss the upcoming season. Click on the respective coach to listen to the full interview from the events.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Stockton, Calif. – Head coach Ed Sprague has unveiled the 2010 Pacific baseball schedule, set to begin with a home series against San Francisco on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at Klein Family Field.
This season the Tigers will host 29 contests at home and hit the road for 26. New to the 2010 schedule include match-ups against Seattle, Notre Dame, Bradley, USC and Santa Clara.
Wichita State signs Seven for 2011
WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita State has received a national letter-of-intent from seven baseball players in the early signing period, Head Coach Gene Stephenson announced Nov. 17.
Bob Arens, a catcher from Northwest High School in Wichita, Kan.; Zach Beringer, a right-handed pitcher form Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Mo.; Cale Elam, a right-handed pitcher and infielder from Oktaha High School in Oktaha, Okla.; Kris Gardner, a left-handed pitcher from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas; Josh Halbert, an infielder from Choctaw High School in Choctaw, Okla.; Albert Minnis, a left-handed pitcher from Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kan.; and Dayne Parker, a shortstop from Roff High School in Roff, Okla., have signed national letters-of-intent with the Shockers.
Kendall Rogers of Rivals continues his previews of conferences around the country today with the Big West. He believes that the Big West has nothing to worry about this year as they are deeper then usual as Cal-State Fullerton and UC-Irvine are contenders for a CWS bid.
Washington Huskies baseball will begin the Lindsay Meggs era in 2010. The new head coach released the upcoming season’s schedule for the Huskies, which will see his team start the year in the Tucson Tournament (Feb. 19-21). Coach Meggs will get his first taste of baseball at Husky Ballpark when the team welcomes Fresno State (Feb. 26-28) to Seattle for a weekend series. The Huskies will then hit the road for a season long eight game road trip with stops at Oregon (March 2-3), Long Beach State (March 5-7), and BYU (March 11-13).
I have slacked over the past month in putting up some press releases for the incoming players for the 2010 season. We have found releases on Auburn, Mississippi State, Pacific, and Columbia who have all announced additions to their 2010 squads. As always, if you see news or notes that I might have missed feel free to shoot me an email by clicking here. Continue reading
UC RIVERSIDE vs. COLUMBIA
UCR 14 – Columbia 5
UCR 6 – Columbia 4
UCR 15 – Columbia 5
The UC Riverside Baseball Team completed the three-game sweep of the Columbia Lions with a 15-5 win at the Riverside Sports Complex Sunday afternoon. drove in five runs on the day and extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a fourth-inning double. The win is the fifth straight for the Highlanders (14-3) and 11th in the past 12 games.
CAL POLY SLO vs. SACRAMENTO STATE
Cal Poly 9- Sac 2
Cal Poly 11- Sac 5
Cal Poly 6- Sac 2
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Sophomore southpaw Matt Leonard pitched six strong innings and junior left fielder Luke Yoder drove in the go-ahead run with a sixth-inning single as Cal Poly completed a three-game series sweep against Sacramento State with a 6-2 victory in a non-conference baseball game Sunday afternoon before 1,427 in Baggett Stadium.
Coach Larry Lee’s Mustangs extended their winning streak to six games and improved to 6-1 on the year, their best start since going 7-1 to open the 2001 campaign. Sacramento State fell to 1-5.
Here is your Big 12 Recap for Feb. 26th
Arizona State 2 Missouri 1
TEMPE, Ariz. – – No. 15 Mizzou attempted a late rally against Arizona State Thursday night in Tempe, Ariz., but fell short, as the eighth-ranked Sun Devils defeated the Tigers 2-1 on day one of the DeMarini Invitational. The loss extends Missouri’s losing streak to five.
Trailing 2-0 in the ninth inning, MU scored once and had the trying run at third base when the final out was recorded. Junior Greg Folgia and senior Ryan Lollis delivered back-to-back one-out singles. And Folgia scored on a sacrifice fly by junior Aaron Senne. Lollis advanced to third on the sacrifice fly, but was stranded at third. Continue reading