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NCBWA Names 2012 Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Continue reading NCBWA Names 2012 Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

Lafayette’s Jeff Snell Atypical Journey

Lafayette’s Jeff Snell wasn’t even the best player at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill but has become the best player for the Lafayette Leopards. Interesting enough, is the fact that he ended up walking on the Leopards baseball program while having only the fall of 2008 to prove himself. He has brought himself all the way to pitch in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League which is regarded as one of the best summer leagues in the country. Continue reading Lafayette’s Jeff Snell Atypical Journey

Holy Cross releases 2012 Schedule

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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross baseball team has released its 2012 schedule, announced by athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr. and head coach Greg DiCenzo. The squad will play in 49 total games starting with a trip to College Station, Texas, to compete against the reigning Big 12 champions, Texas A&M, from Feb. 24-26. Continue reading Holy Cross releases 2012 Schedule

Army Releases 2012 Schedule

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WEST POINT, N.Y. –
Army baseball head coach Joe Sottolano released the Black Knights’ 2012 schedule this week. The rigorous slate features 19 home games at Doubleday Field, including three Patriot League series.

Army will open its season the third weekend of February (17-19) as the Black Knights travel to High Point, N.C., to face High Point in a three-game series. The team will then make the trek to Washington, D.C., for a three-game set versus George Washington the following weekend (Feb. 25-26).
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Big East looking to Expand

The Big East conference is looking to “aggressively pursue” expansion according to commissioner John Marinatto after a five hour meeting with league presidents on Sunday. It was the first time that the league presidents have met since Pitt and Syracuse announced on September 16th that they will leave the Big East to the ACC.  Continue reading Big East looking to Expand

From the Hardcourt to the Diamond

American University’s Stephen Lumpkins was a 13th round selection in the 2011 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals in 2011.

Interesting enough, Lumpkins hasn’t played baseball in the last two years since American doesn’t have a baseball program. The 6-8 225 pounder spent the last three years as a member of the basketball program averaging 13.5 points and finishing second in the Patriot League with 8.2 rebounds per game.  Continue reading From the Hardcourt to the Diamond

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 Army’s Cole White Impressing in Minors

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 Roache, Aldrich Headline 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby

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 2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

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 2011 NCAA Charlottesville Regional: Day 2 Recap