NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – After capturing a share of its third regular season title in the past four years, Charlotte has been selected to win the 2010 Atlantic 10 baseball title in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches. Xavier, the 2009 A-10 Tournament Champion, was picked second, while Dayton, the 2009 Conference regular season champion, rounds out the top three.
Charlotte looks to repeat as Atlantic 10 regular season champions for the second time since joining the league during the 2006 campaign. The 49ers last took back-to-back league titles in 2007 and 2008. Charlotte has won three titles in the last five seasons as a member of the league, capturing 96 conference victories — 10 more than the next highest team total during that span. Veteran head coach Loren Hibbs returns 21 letterwinners, including six position starters and 11 pitchers, from a team that went 39-17 overall last season. On the mound, Charlotte also returns all three weekend starters from a year ago, with a combined 16-8 season record, along with redshirt senior relief pitcher Bryan Hamilton, who recently garnered Preseason All-America status. Continue reading Charlotte Tabbed To Repeat As A-10 Champion→
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.
The Wright State Raiders enjoyed a successful 2009 season, posting a 33-30 record and earning a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The 2010 campaign will begin with a round robin tournament at the USA Baseball Complex against Illinois-Chicago, LeMoyne, and Canisius (Feb. 19-21). The following weekend the Raiders will visit the Clemson Tigers (Feb. 26-28) for a three game set. Wright State will then take part in the University of Virginia Tournament against Virginia and Dartmouth (March 5-7).
The Big 12 had six teams in action on Wednesday. The conference had a pretty good showing on the day, going 4-2 overall with some blowout wins. Here is Wednesday’s Big 12 recap.
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WACO, Texas — Seventh-ranked Baylor sent 15 batters to the plate in an 11-run first inning and coasted to a 14-1, seven-inning victory over Prairie View A&M in midweek action Wednesday night at Baylor Ballpark. Baylor (18-7) improved to 5-0 all-time against Prairie View A&M (15-14) with the win.
Baylor’s 11-run first inning was one run shy of the school record for first-inning runs. The Bears enjoyed a 12-run first inning in the second game of a doubleheader March 17, 1986, against Dallas Baptist. Continue reading Big 12 Recap (April 1)→
ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis head coach Darin Hendrickson today announced the 2009 baseball schedule. The slate includes a date with Missouri at Busch Stadium April 1 and four games against regional foes at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Ill. In addition, the Billikens stage a 10-game home stand at the Billiken Sports Center in March. Continue reading St. Louis releases 2009 Schedule→
The CBB has come across 7 more College Baseball Schedules- Michigan, Columbia, Gardner Webb, St. Louis, Kansas, Southeastern Louisiana, and Virginia Tech.
Gardner Webb will play 36 home games out of a 56 2009 College Baseball Schedule. First up on the slate will be 4 game series against Canisius staring on the 20th of February.
Gardner Webb will get the Atlantic Sun Conference started with a series against Presbyterian. They will wrap the season on May 14th against Winthrop and then the Conference Tournament will start the following weekend.
The Saint Louis Athletic Department announced on Monday that they have hired Darin Hendrickson as their new Head Coach for Baseball. He comes from Central Missouri State where he compiled a 209-46 record in four seasons.