Tag Archives: Patriot League

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Army’s Cole White Impressing in Minors

Each professional baseball player has a unique journey to explain their path to the minor leagues. For First Lieutenant Cole White, his path took him through the U.S. Military Academy.

Following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, White decided as a high school junior that he was going to serve his country after graduation. With an appointment to West Point in hand, White cemented his name in the Black Knights’ record book and was eventually drafted by the Pirates in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft. Continue reading

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Roache, Aldrich Headline 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby

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OMAHA, Neb., June 29, 2011 – The nation’s #1-ranked home run hitter for the 2011 college baseball season, Georgia Southern University’s Victor Roache, will compete, along with seven other talented sluggers, for the 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby crown. Continue reading

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2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

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Ten players are still competing for the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.

The winner of the Olerud Award will be announced in Lubbock, Texas, on July 3 as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Charlottesville Regional: Day 2 Recap

By: Greg Waters

Charlottesville, VA.-  The Navy Midshipmen were the first to depart falling in the first elimination game of the Regional on Saturday. East Carolina kept in season alive with the 6-1 win over Navy and will face St. John’s in the second elimination game Sunday at 1:00 PM. The Cavaliers improve to 2-0 in the Regional based on back-to-back solid pitching performances by Will Roberts and Danny Hultzen. In the first two games of the tournament the Hoos have fanned 27 of the 63 batters they’ve faced.  Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Charlottesville Regional: Day 1 Recap

By: Greg Waters

#1 Virginia 6 #4 Navy 0

Charlottesville, VA – Will Roberts (11-1) went nine shutout innings, scattering fours hits and setting down a career high 14 via the strikeout as the Virginia Cavaliers (50-9) took the opening game of the Charlottesville Regional. Designated hitter Danny Hultzen provide the offensive firepower going 3-for-4 including a triple and two singles and knocking in three Virginia base runners as the Hoos blanked Navy (33-24-1) 6-0. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Regional Preview: Charlottesville

By: Greg Waters
Several interesting story lines mark the 2011 Charlottesville Regional. St John’s is returning to Charlottesville where they almost pulled the upset last season forcing the 5th overall national seed Virginia to an elimination game. The ECU Pirates return to Charlottesville where they played the Cavaliers tough in a three game series the second week of the season, losing the three game set 2-1, including a one-run loss on Saturday. Navy will be making its first appearance in Charlottesville since a 17-1 loss back in March of 2009. This will be Virginia’s fifth time hosting an NCAA Regional since 2004. Continue reading

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CBD Column: Top Ten Weekend Storylines (May 19th)

We head into the final weekend of action in nearly every conference either as they come to the end of the regular season or play in their conference tournaments. Here are College Baseball Daily’s Top 10 stories of the upcoming weekend to follow. Continue reading

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CBD Quick Hits for May 14th

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a Facebook page which can be joined by clicking here. Continue reading

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2011 Patriot League Semifinals Preview

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Center Valley, Pa. — After the most competitive regular-season race in League history, four teams will open up postseason play with semifinal series of the Patriot League Baseball Tournament this weekend.

The matchups pit No. 4 Bucknell at No. 1 Navy and No. 3 Lafayette at No. 2 Army, with each three-game series featuring a doubleheader on Saturday and decisive final game, if necessary, on Sunday afternoon. The winners move on to the Patriot League Championship series at the site of the higher seed on May 23-24 or 24-25. Continue reading

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2011 All-Patriot League Teams and Major Awards Announced

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Center Valley, Pa. – Lafayette senior catcher A.J. Miller and Bucknell junior starting pitcher Ryan Ebner had never received an All-Patriot League selection coming into the season, but each student-athlete stood out during the 2011 campaign to take home the Patriot League Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Year honors, respectively, as the sport’s major awards and All-Patriot League teams were announced on Tuesday. Continue reading