The Army, Navy, and Air Force baseball programs have been forced to stop fall competitions with the federal government shutting down all intercollegiate activities at the service academies. This weekend’s football games between Navy and Air Force and the Army at Boston College are both unlikely to happen unless the government shutdown is resolved in the very near future.
Update #1: College Baseball Daily has learned that Joe Sottolano was let go for “sexual misconduct” according to several sources. It did not involve any current Army students.
College Baseball Daily has learned that Army has fired Joe Sottolano for a “pattern of behavior” according to a press release from the academy. Sottolano had been coaching at West Point since 1992 becoming the head coach in 2000. He has a career record of 391-286-5 in his 13 years as the head coach. Continue reading Army fires Joe Sottolano; Matt Reid named Interim Coach
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Corey Dick and Matt Keeler collected three hits apiece and UNCW ended the game with a triple play as the Seahawks eliminated Army with a 9-5 win on Saturday at the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field.
The Seahawks advanced to Sunday and will face Elon at 1 p.m. Continue reading 2013 Charlottesville NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 6 overall seed Virginia opened the 2013 NCAA Baseball Championship with a 2-1 win over Army on Friday (May 31) in the Charlottesville Regional before 3,826 fans at Davenport Field.
The Cavaliers (48-10) play the winner of tonight’s UNC Wilmington (37-21) and Elon (32-28) contest on Sat., June 1 at 6 p.m. Army (29-22) plays the loser of UNCW and Elon tomorrow at 1 p.m. Continue reading 2013 Charlottesville NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap
The Virginia Cavaliers will be hosting a regional that starts on Friday with number 2 seeded UNC-Wilmington, number 3 seeded Elon, and fourth seeded Army. Continue reading 2013 Charlottesville NCAA Regional
The Army Black Knights continued their dominance of the Patriot League by sweeping the Holy Cross Crusaders on Sunday afternoon by scores of 9-4 and 5-4. The wins by the Black Knights give them their sixth Patriot League title under Joe Sottalano as they have now made the NCAA Tournament in back to back seasons for the first time since they completed the feat in the 2004 and 2005. Continue reading CBD Visit: Army sweeps Holy Cross to Win Patriot League Championship
Army baseball assistant coach Lt. Col. David Borowicz is facing a reality that his student-athletes might eventually face themselves.
He is being deployed over to the Middle East for another time, leaving his life at West Point – including his wife, his three children, his teaching position and his coaching position with the Black Knights’ pitchers and outfielders – on hold while he serves in Operation Enduring Freedom. Continue reading Playing For “Coach B”: Army’s Assistant Coach Prepares For Afghanistan
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CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Army baseball team was picked first in the Patriot League preseason poll which was released on Wednesday. The Black Knights earned five first-place votes and finished tied with Holy Cross atop the preseason listing, which was compiled by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.
Army and Holy Cross, whom Army defeated in three games to claim the 2012 Patriot League tournament championship, both accumulated 45 points to tie for first in the preseason poll. The Crusaders collected six first-place votes. Continue reading 2013 Patriot League Preseason Coaches Poll
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WEST POINT, N.Y. – A tradition that began nearly a century ago will be rekindled for the first time since 1986 this spring when the Army baseball team hosts the New York Yankees in an exhibition game at Doubleday Field on Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m.
Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played at West Point generations ago, and now current superstars like Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano will grace the historic playing surface at Doubleday Field. Continue reading Army set to host the New York Yankees
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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross baseball team has released its 2013 schedule, announced by athletic director Richard M. Regan Jr. and head coach Greg DiCenzo. The squad will play in 51 total games, beginning with a trip to Blacksburg, Va. to compete against Virginia Tech and Temple from Feb. 23-24. Continue reading Holy Cross releases 2013 Schedule