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UNCG, Auburn, Pitt, South Alabama, FSU, and TCU start fall practice

KIXDIAZOUGCHGAQ.20090527191308 Many schools have started up fall ball over the last few days including CWS contender Florida State who is trying to make it farther then the Super Regionals this season. You can check out the the full list below.

UNC-Greensboro kicks off Fall Practice

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Head coach Mike Gaski and the UNC Greensboro baseball team recently kicked off fall practice as the Spartans start looking ahead towards the 2010 campaign in the spring.

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College Baseball News and Notes 08-06-09

med LSU’s Austin Nola Hits for the Cycle in Summer League

DANVILLE, Ill. — When he arrived in Danville to join the Dans, Austin Nola brought with him plenty of memories from his school season at LSU.

Both he and Dans teammate Mikie Mahtook were late-comers after winning this year’s College World Series.

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SUN BELT ANNOUNCES ALL-CONFERENCE BASEBALL TEAMS

Sophomore Bryce Brentz has been named Sun Belt Player of the Year and First Team outfielder
Sophomore Bryce Brentz has been named Sun Belt Player of the Year and First Team outfielder

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference recognized its top performers on the baseball field with the announcement of the 2009 All-Conference teams on Tuesday. The student-athletes selected to the first and second teams, as voted on by the 11 head coaches, were honored for their consistent play throughout the season, posting impressive numbers all year.
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Sun Belt Players of the Week (April 20th)

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sunbeltplayeroftheweekNEW ORLEANS – Middle Tennessee’s Bryce Brentz and South Alabama’s Lance Baxter have been named the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as decided on by the league’s member institutions. The award marks the second for Brentz this season, while Baxter earns his first citations. Continue reading Sun Belt Players of the Week (April 20th)

Sun Belt Conference Baseball Player/Pitcher of the Week

NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana-Lafayette’s Les Smith and South Alabama’s Matt Jackson have been named the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as decided on by the league’s member institutions. The award marks the second this season for Jackson, as the Jaguars ace also earned the award the first week of the season, Feb. 23.

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CBB Visit: QTI Baylor Classic- UC-Irvine Vs South Alabama

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USA's Steve Kittrell and UCI's Mike Gillespie-Picture provided by Donald J Boyles

Game 5 of the QTI Baylor Classic involved UC-Irvine and South Alabama. On the mound for UC-Irvine was Crosby Slaught and South Alabama countered with Lance Baxter.
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CBB Visit: QTI Baylor Classic-Baylor Vs. UC-Irvine

Baylor Ballpark- Picture courtesy of Donald J Boyles
Baylor Ballpark- Picture courtesy of Donald J Boyles

The Baylor Bears welcomed in three teams to take part in the Baylor QTI Classic. The night cap on Saturday featured #15 Baylor take on #13 UC-Irvine with the first game of the day featuring South Alabama and Alabama-Birmingham which was won by UAB 13-8.
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Opening Weekend Recap: Sunbelt Conference

Weekend Winners:  Middle Tennessee State was the big weekend winner, as they swept a three game home series with Missouri State.  Also posting impressive weekends were UALR, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana-Monroe, New Orleans, Troy, and Western Kentucky.  UALR took two of three games at home against Northern Iowa, and just missed a sweep with a one run loss on Saturday.  Florida Atlantic finished the weekend with a 2-1 series record against Fordham.  Florida International posted a 20 run Saturday in route to a two games to one series victory over Jacksonville.  Louisiana-Monroe hosted the ULM  and ended the weekend with a 2-1 record.  New Orleans won the first three games of their home series against Towson before losing the Sunday finale to open the season 3-1.  Troy lost a Friday contest against Kentucky in the Caravelle Resort Invitational before winning their next three games to end the tournament at a very solid 3-1.   Western Kentucky took a single game from Toledo on Friday night, but the Saturday and Sunday meetings were canceled due to inclement weather. Continue reading Opening Weekend Recap: Sunbelt Conference

Soignier, Jackson earn Sun Belt Baseball Weekly Honors

Ben Soignier Named Sun Belt Hitter of the Week
Ben Soignier Named Sun Belt Hitter of the Week

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NEW ORLEANS – ULM shortstop Ben Soignier and South Alabama pitcher Matt Jackson were named the Sun Belt Conference Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as decided on the by the league’s member institutions.
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2009 Sun Belt Preseason Poll and Teams

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NEW ORLEANS – After winning its second tournament title and making its second appearance in the NCAA Tournament in five seasons, along with the majority of its line-up returning, Western Kentucky University is expected to top the Sun Belt Conference in 2009, according to a vote by the league’s 11 head coaches. The Hilltoppers veteran ace Matt Ridings has been tabbed Preseason Pitcher of the Year, while ULM’s shortstop Ben Soignier has been selected as the Preseason Player of the Year. Continue reading 2009 Sun Belt Preseason Poll and Teams