MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending March 14, today. Rutgers junior outfielder Pat Biserta was named National Hitter of the Week, while Richmond junior right-hander Billy Barber was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – After winning a program-record 38 games and capturing its first-ever regular season crown a year ago, Dayton has been selected to win the 2010 Atlantic 10 baseball title in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches.
Four-time champion Charlotte has been picked second, while defending league champ Xavier is third.
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – Third-year head coach Mark McQueen has announced the University of Richmond’s 2010 baseball schedule, with the Spiders set to play seven NCAA Regional teams, two College World Series participants, along with 29 home games at historic Pitt Field.
The Spiders’ aggressive 56-game schedule features seven teams that reached the Regionals of the 2009 NCAA Tournament – Virginia, North Carolina, George Mason, Ohio State, Xavier, Oklahoma and Jacksonville. The Cavaliers and the Tar Heels each reached the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – University of Richmond head baseball coach Mark McQueen has named Joey Haug to the position of volunteer assistant coach. Haug comes to the Spiders following a standout playing career at Coastal Carolina University.
McQueen also announced that Joe Frostick, who previously served as the volunteer assistant coach for four seasons, will assume the role of baseball operations volunteer.
Hank Coogan, a standout catcher/outfielder at Richmond, has joined the Princeton baseball staff as an assistant coach. Coogan was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team as a senior in 2008 when he led the team with a .364 batting average.
“We are thrilled to add Hank to our staff,” said Scott Bradley, the Robert H.B. Baldwin ’42 Head Coach of Baseball at Princeton. “Hank was one of those players we would face that I would always check up on during the season to see how they were doing. He had a great college career and we are looking forward to have him work with our players beginning this fall.”
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Ryan Graepel and Kyle Seager drove in three runs apiece to lift No. 2 North Carolina to a 12-8 win over Richmond Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. Right-hander Jimmy Messer kept the Spiders off the scoreboard until the sixth in his second career start for the Tar Heels (26-7). Continue reading ACC Recap for April 8th→
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Coming off consecutive 40-win seasons and conference titles, Charlotte has been picked to win the 2009 Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches as the A-10’s preseason poll was released today. Continue reading Charlotte picked to win A-10 Title→
NOTE: If you are looking for the 2009 College Baseball schedules we have them in two places. In both places you will notice that we have them divided up by Divisions-I, II, III. It is located in the header up top and also on the right hand side where it says “View 2009 Schedules”. If you have any questions or comments please leave them.
AMBLER, PA (4/13/08) – One day after his brother Matt shut down the potent Richmond offense, senior Mike Mongiardini (Toms River, NJ / Toms River East / Yale) did not allow an earned run in 5.1 innings of three-hit baseball to lead Temple to a 11-1 win over the Spiders on Sunday at Skip Wilson Field. The series victory, the first over Richmond since UR joined the Atlantic 10 in 2002, propels the Owls into a third-place tie with Xavier in the conference standings. With a record of 8-4 in the A-10, the Owls (16-16) are off to their best start in the league since the 2001 team began 11-1. Continue reading Temple 11 Richmond 1→
I will check in as often as I can throughout the year to bring our loyal readers some highlights from various games across the country. Our first installment is below.
We had one of the best games in recent memory between Rice and Long Beach State last night which was won by the Dirtbags 1-0 in ten innings. Rice pitcher Ryan Berry went seven strong innings while allowing five hits and striking out eight batters. Long Beach starter Andrew Liebel outpitched Berry as he lasted eight innings also only five hits and one walk while striking out 11 batters. Continue reading Thoughts on Opening Day→