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2013 Raleigh Super Regional: NC State 4 Rice 3

NCStateFeaturedRALEIGH, N.C. – NC State rallied for a dramatic 4-3 comeback win over Rice in game one of the Raleigh Super Regional on Saturday at Doak Field at Dail Park.

The Wolfpack (48-14) moved one win closer to Omaha, and pulled to within one victory of tying the program record for wins in a season by jumping ahead 2-0 in the bottom of the first. Rice scored once in the fourth and again in the fifth to even the score, before pulling ahead 3-2 in the top of the ninth. State responded with two runs in the bottom half to walk off with the 4-3 win. Continue reading

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2013 Super Regional Preview: Raleigh

ElliotAventFeaturedNCStateThe Rice Owls, winners of both the regular season Conference USA championship and the Conference USA tournament championship, will be participating in their tenth Super Regional this weekend as they travel to North Carolina State.

The Owls were the winners of the Eugene Regional, in a field that included Oregon, South Dakota State, and San Francisco. Rice defeated Oregon 11-4, in the championship game on Monday. Continue reading

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Rice Defeats Oregon; Claims Regional Championship

RiceFeaturedMomentum can sometimes be tricky.

One night it can appear to be with the team that scores 11 runs on 15 hits. It takes the form of a two-game jaunt through the losers bracket to force a championship game.

It can also evade a team, when it records three hits and is shutout  just 24-hours ago. Continue reading

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Healy Propels Oregon; Ducks and Owls Meet Tomorrow in Regional Championship

OregonTeamOOregon first baseman Ryon Healy is a player that can handle pressure.

Against Rice, with the Ducks facing elimination, Healy matched a career highs in hits (4) and RBI’s (4), as Oregon defeated Rice 11-0 Sunday evening in the Eugene Regional at PK Park.

“Healy felt good,” said head coach George Horton. “Certainly when you hit a home run it makes your back feel better. He had a huge day. He’s the monster in the middle of the lineup.” Continue reading

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Stephens’ Gem Advances Rice in the Eugene Regional

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Sophomore starter Jordan Stephens came into Saturday’s start with one career complete-game under his belt at Rice. After tonight, the 6’1 185 pound right-handed pitcher has another.

Stephens did not allow a run in nine innings and only gave up two hits, as the Rice Owls defeated the Oregon Ducks in Saturday’s nightcap in the Eugene Regional at PK Park.

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Sun Drenched Liner Aids Rice; Owls Defeat San Francisco 3-2

GrahamRice_thumb.jpgThe #2 seed Rice Owls meet the #3 seed San Francisco Dons, Friday afternoon in game one of the Eugene Regional at PK Park.

In the bottom of the eleventh inning, a lower liner off the bat of first baseman Blake Fox, mixed with the afternoon sun and evaded San Francisco’s left fielder Derek Atkinson.

Center fielder Leon Byrd trotted home from second, resulting in a 3-2 Rice victory. Continue reading

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2013 Eugene NCAA Regional Preview

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The Oregon Ducks and PK Park were once again selected as a regional host site for the second straight year. The announcement that a regional would take place in Eugene again, made Oregon one of eight programs (Florida State, LSU, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina, Virginia, and UCLA) to be awarded back-to-back hosting opportunities. It’s quite a feat if you consider that Oregon reinstated baseball in 2009. Continue reading

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2013 NCAA Regional Projections (April 10th)

13regionalprojections_smAs we’re now just past the halfway mark of the 2013 college baseball season, College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to Selection Monday with our latest 2013 Regional Projections.

For this week’s projections, instead of being solely compiled based on RPI like they have been done in past weeks, every aspect was taken into consideration. College Baseball Daily’s Ginger Poulson (@gingerpoulson) compiled this list after analyzing RPI, overall records, conference standings, overall talent and several other factors. If you have any questions about the projections feel free to leave a comment below or send her a tweet.

Enjoy the regional projections!

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CBD’s Around the Horn (February 15th)

OpeningDayPhotoFebruary 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking hereContinue reading

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2013 Conference USA Preseason Coaches Poll and Teams

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ConferenceUSALogoConference USA announced its 2013 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s nine head coaches. Rice senior infielder Christian Stringer was chosen as the preseason Player of the Year, while Owls junior right-hander Austin Kubitza was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. Rice was chosen to win the league’s championship. The Owls have won either the regular season or tournament championship in each of its seven years as a member of C-USA. Continue reading