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Southern Conference Players of the Week

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MacDoyle SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford catcher Mac Doyle has been named the Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week while Samford’s Josh Martin has been selected as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for all games from May 3-9.

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SEC Recap for April 27th

Here is your SEC Recap for April 27th.

Ole Miss Celebration Photo #4 Georgia Tech 6 Georgia 4

ATLANTA – Matt Skole and Evan Martin delivered big two-RBI hits in Georgia Tech’s six-run, eighth-inning outburst Tuesday night, carrying the fourth-ranked Yellow Jackets to a 6-4 victory in the ninth Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Spring Baseball Classic at Turner Field.

Tech (35-7) won for just the second time in nine meetings between the two teams at Turner Field, before a crowd of 16,194 that braved a chilly and windy night and the threat of rain, and earned their first regular-season sweep of the Bulldogs since 1994. The Yellow Jackets took a 6-5 decision at Russ Chandler Stadium and a 25-6 win in Athens earlier in the season.

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SEC Recap for April 13th

Here is your SEC Recap for April 13th.

ArkansasPhoto #7 Arkansas 4 New Mexico 3 (11 innings)

FAYETTEVILLE – With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 11th inning, pinch hitter Tom Hauskey delivered his second-game winning hit of the season to send the No. 7 University of Arkansas baseball team to a 4-3 win over New Mexico Tuesday night at Baum Stadium. The Razorbacks trailed by two runs in the 10th inning and completed their come-from-behind victory with Hauskey’s base hit to right field.

"(Hauskey) handles the situation," head coach Dave Van Horn said. "He doesn’t try to do too much. He just takes what the pitcher gives him and he’s done a great job for us."

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SEC Recap for March 23rd

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#16 Arkansas 3 McNesse State 2

LAKE CHARLES, La. – Brett Eibner had two hits and scored the eventual game-winning run, while the Razorback pitchers totaled 11 strikeouts Tuesday night as the No. 16 University of Arkansas baseball team held off McNeese State, 3-2, at Cowboy Diamond in Lake Charles, La. TJ Forrest picked up the win in a relief appearance and Jeremy Heatley earned his first career save. The Cowboys had the game-winning run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth but Blake Ellender grounded into the game-ending double play to send Arkansas (14-5) to victory.

"It was a well-played game," head coach Dave Van Horn said. "They were one big hit away from beating us and we were one big hit from taking a three- or four-run lead. We took advantage of the few hits we got. Both teams played solid defense and made a couple of nice plays."

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Southern Conference Players of the Week (March 15th)

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Asher Wojciechowski SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Samford outfielder David Schulze has been named the Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week while The Citadel starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski has been selected as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for all games from March 8-14.

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2010 Preseason Southern Conference Polls

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MattMurray SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The 2009 Southern Conference regular season champion, Elon, and tournament champion, Georgia Southern, have been tabbed co-favorites for the 2010 campaign in balloting of the league’s 11 baseball coaches. The media members who cover SoCon baseball have selected Elon as the top team in 2010, narrowly edging out GSU.

The Phoenix received five of 11 possible first-place votes and 91 points from the league’s head coaches while garnering 13 of 27 first-place nods on the media ballots. Coach Mike Kennedy’s team returns three starters in the field and 12 of 15 pitchers from the 2009 team which went 23-4 in the SoCon and 41-18 overall en route to winning its second consecutive league regular season title.

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Early Signings for December 9th

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UNCG signs 12 for 2010-2011 Season

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro baseball team secured the commitment of 12 student-athletes during the early signing period, coach Mike Gaski announced on Wednesday. The group includes seven players from North Carolina, three from Florida, and one from Maryland and South Carolina.

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Samford releases 2010 Schedule

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MasonMeredethSamford BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Home games against SEC opponents Auburn and Alabama, and against Big 10 opponents Michigan State and Minnesota highlight Samford’s 2010 baseball schedule, released by head coach Casey Dunn on Tuesday.

“We are excited about our schedule, especially our home schedule,” Dunn said. “We were able to get Alabama and Auburn in home-and-homes again this year. We feel like it is important for our program to play the teams in our state, including UAB, Troy and Jacksonville State.”

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Early Signing Day Releases for December 8th

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Delaware State signs two

Dover, Del. (Dec. 7, 2009) —  Delaware State University head baseball coach J.P. Blandin has announced that two high school seniors have committed to attend DSU during the early signing period.

Blandin says Polytech (Del.) High School pitcher Matt McClain and outfielder Tyon Ore of Norfolk, Va., have signed to compete for the Hornets beginning in the 2010-11 season.

McClain, a right hander, posted a 6-3 record with a 1.69 earned run average as a junior at Polytech last season. He was also credited with two saves, 63 strikeouts and just 11 walks.

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Early Signing Classes for December 4th

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Gonzaga signs three for 2010-2011 Season

SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University head baseball coach Mark Machtolf has announced that three players have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Bulldogs for the 2010-11 school year.

Following a record setting 2009 season that produced the program’s inaugural West Coast Conference Regular and Championship Series titles along with a trip to the NCAA Tournament, the Bulldogs are set to welcome infielder Ryan Brett from Burien, Wash., left-handed pitcher/first baseman Marco Gonzales from Fort Collins, Colo. and outfielder Josh Sale out of Seattle, Wash to Gonzaga next season.

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