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Ivy League Players of the Week and Honor Roll (March 10th)


Princeton’s Brian Berkowitz (Marietta, Ga.) enjoyed a nice series against William & Mary over the weekend, pacing the Tigers from the plate. The junior outfielder was a menace at the plate, and finished six-for-13 (.462). Two the six hits were home runs, including a grand slam in the third game of the weekend. Berkowitz finished the weekend with seven runs batted in and also scored five runs. Continue reading Ivy League Players of the Week and Honor Roll (March 10th)

CBB 2009 Ivy League Preview: Gehrig Division

ivy-league-logoThe College Baseball Blog continues our previews of conferences around the nation today with a preview of the Gehrig Division of the Ivy League. The Columbia Lions won the divisional title last season which qualified them for the Ivy League Championship series. The Lions ended up winning the conference’s automatic bid by winning the best of three series against the Dartmouth Big Green. Continue reading CBB 2009 Ivy League Preview: Gehrig Division

CBB Interview with John Cole (Penn)

John Cole (Courtesy of Penn Media Relations)

The College Baseball Blog is committed to bringing our readers some insight from coaches from around the country. We continue our series of interviews today with Penn’s John Cole. He is currently entering his fourth season in charge of the Quakers program. Last season saw the Penn program finish the season with a 15-23-1 overall record  with a conference record of 6-13-1. They ended up finishing in third place in the Gehrig Division with 8.5 games separating them from the first place Columbia Lions. John Cole came over to Penn after a highly successful six year run at Rowan College in New Jersey. Continue reading CBB Interview with John Cole (Penn)

2009 College Baseball Schedules- 5 Added

Head Coach Greg Frady announced the schedule for the 2009 baseball season on Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy: Georgia State Sports Communications
Head Coach Greg Frady announced the schedule for the 2009 baseball season on Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy: Georgia State Sports Communications

Georgia State Announces 2009 Slate

Highlighted by home match-ups against two of their biggest rivals and coming off a school record 33-win season, the Georgia State baseball team announced its upcoming 2009 schedule on Tuesday afternoon. The journey back to the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament begins with a four-game home series against Cleveland State on Friday, February 20th.
Continue reading 2009 College Baseball Schedules- 5 Added

Ivy League Recap for 3/30


Game 1: Brown 2 Penn 1
Game 2: Penn 6 Brown 4

Philadelphia, PA – Senior pitcher Alex Silverman (Wilmington, NC) out-pitched Penn ace Todd Roth, with a little help from his closer, to help the Brown baseball team (7-11, 1-3 Ivy League) pick up its first Ivy League win in a split with Penn (7-9-1, 1-2-1 Ivy League) on Sunday at Meiklejohn Stadium. Silverman went 6.1 innings before giving way to senior closer Rob Hallberg (River Edge, NJ) for the final two outs in the Bears’ 2-1 game one win, before Penn’s five-run rally in the fifth inning of game two led to a 6-4 Quaker win for the split. Continue reading Ivy League Recap for 3/30

Temple’s Orzechowski & Penn’s Roth win Big 5 Baseball Weekly Awards

clip_image002.jpgFROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
PHILADELPHIA (3/18/08) – Temple senior Stan Orzechowski (Philadelphia, PA / Northeast Catholic) and Penn sophomore Todd Roth (Lanoka Harbor, NJ / Lacey Twp.) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the school’s head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading Temple’s Orzechowski & Penn’s Roth win Big 5 Baseball Weekly Awards

Around the Nation (College Newspaper edition)

Here is some links from around the nation from some Collegiate Newspapers.

The Daily Pennsylvanian: Spring Break Recap
The Hoya (Georgetown): checks in on Tommy Lee
The Temple News: Getting back near .500
The Lariat (Baylor): No Spring break for Baseball
The Harvard Crimson: Weekend Recap
USF Oracle: Sooners coming to town
Daily Texan: Texas overcomes Milk Truck accident
The Independent Florida Alligator: FSU Preview

Links from Around the Nation

We look at various links from around the country today.

BleedCrimson.net checks in with Coach Ward (NMSU)
Gotham Magazine Players of the Week/Weekend Recap
Holy Cross Season Preview
Penn Season Preview from Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn’s Tom Grandieri looks to impact lineup
Penn’s Roth looks to have strong Sophomore season
Baseball Zealot talks with Big Ten Hardball

CBB talks with John Cole (Penn)

John Cole in ActionThe College Baseball Blog recently had a chance to talk to John Cole who is entering his third season with the Penn Quakers. They won the Lou Gehrig division in 2007 but were swept by the Brown Bears in two games.

1. In 2007, Penn had a great season in the Ivy League by going 12-8 in the conference but finishing with an overall record of 20-19. The Quakers return a veteran squad as seven out of the nine starters from the 2007 Gehrig Division championship team return. Who is going to replace Joey Boaen (.310 BA) and Josh Corn (.288 BA) who have both graduated? Continue reading CBB talks with John Cole (Penn)

2008 Ivy League Preview

The CBB will be providing conference previews throughout the preseason. We start this week with the Ivy League. I know you would rather see us preview the ACC or SEC but I have a guilty pleasure for the Ivy League. It is very competitive baseball that is a must-see for a baseball junkie like myself. The Brown Bears won the Ivy League title with a two game sweep over the Penn Quakers. Brown ended up winning the Red Rolfe Division over Harvard by two games while Penn ended up winning the Lou Gehrig Division by only a single game over Princeton. Continue reading 2008 Ivy League Preview