UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State baseball team released its 2015 schedule, it was announced Monday. The program, which is entering its second season under head coach Rob Cooper, is scheduled to play five teams that reached the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
“We are very excited about the 2015 schedule,” said Cooper. “I strongly believe it is important to challenge our program with as tough of a schedule as possible. I believe this schedule does that, while making our program better. I hope to see Nittany Nation at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in 2015.” Continue reading →
Matt Allibone of GoPSUsports.com wrote a feature on the success that first year head coach Rob Cooper is having with the Penn State baseball program this season. The Lions have started strong at home winning their first seven games which is the best home record through seven games once the 1980 season. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State baseball has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2014 season. The Nittany Lions are set to host four Big Ten opponents in Northwestern, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan State. PSU will travel to Purdue, Ohio State, Minnesota and Nebraska to complete its Big Ten slate. The 2014 season will be the first at Penn State for head coach Rob Cooper. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 9, 2013 – Rob Cooper has been selected to guide the Penn State baseball team as head coach, it was announced by Penn State Director of Athletics Dr. David Joyner. Cooper, who comes to Penn State after spending the last nine seasons as the Wright State head coach, is the 14th coach in the 125-year history of the Nittany Lion baseball program. Continue reading →
While college baseball season might be over, College Baseball Daily is keeping you covered by counting down the Top 10 Stadiums in the country. Each day we’ll have a different stadium, including the history and fun facts, until we reach the number one stadium in all of college baseball.Checking in at number 10 today is Penn State’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; June 18, 2013 – Penn State baseball coach Robbie Wine announced his resignation today. Penn State Director of Athletics Dave Joyner said a national search will immediately begin for his successor.
“I am very appreciative of Robbie’s contributions to the baseball program and Penn State,” Joyner said. “We thank Robbie for his nine years of service to Penn State, and wish him all the best.” Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State baseball team has announced its 2013 schedule, which is highlighted by four home series against Big Ten foes Purdue, Iowa, Minnesota and Michigan State. The Nittany Lions will compete against a total of eight conference opponents this season, as well as three team’s that competed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.Head coach Robbie Wine, who enters his ninth season at the helm of the Lions, and the squad will host 22 home games at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading →
Park Ridge, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced on Friday the sites for its 2013 and 2014 baseball tournaments. The 2013 Big Ten Baseball Tournament will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis, the home of Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, marking the first time that the event will be held at a Major League Baseball facility. The 2014 tournament will be held at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., the site of the NCAA Division I Men’s College World Series.
The Big Ten Baseball Tournament has been played as a neutral-site event in Columbus, Ohio, since 2009. The event was held at Huntington Park, the home of the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, in 2009 and 2011 and will be played at that ballpark May 23-26, 2012. The tournament was held at Ohio State’s Bill Davis Stadium in 2010. Prior to 2009, the Big Ten Baseball Tournament was played at the site of the regular-season champion or the champion from a pre-selected division, with the exception of 1993 and 1994, when it was held in Battle Creek, Mich. Continue reading →
MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 22, today. Stanford freshman third baseman Alex Blandino was named National Hitter of the Week, while UC Irvine sophomore right-hander Andrew Thurman and Penn State junior right-hander Steven Hill were named Co-National Pitchers of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.
The Hoosiers dropped two of three games at Cal State Northridge over the weekend. Indiana has lost five of its past six games. Freshman Chad Clark leads the team with a .419 average. Three starters have ERAs below 3.00 and sophomore Matt Dearden leads all hurlers with a 1.50 ERA and 2:1 strikeout to walk ratio. Indiana returns to play with a two-game set at San Diego on Tuesday and Wednesday before playing Loyola Maryland over the weekend. The Hoosiers are in the midst of eight games in California. Continue reading →