Here is your ACC Recap for April 27th.
#15 North Carolina 5 #29 East Carolina 4
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Carolina was down to its final out Wednesday night against No. 29 East Carolina in Greenville, N.C. but staged a dramatic comeback in the top of the ninth inning to take a 5-4 win over the Pirates. Jesse Wierzbicki came through with the clutch hit driving in a pair of runs when he singled to left with two down in the ninth. Carolina will have the next five days off for exams before returning home to take on Gardner-Webb on Tuesday, May 3. Continue reading
Here are some of my thoughts from the mid-week action on Tuesday, March 1st. Most of the southern squads were in action while some northern squads were still stuck in the northeast as they haven’t started their spring trip yet. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for the most up to date news on College Baseball on the Internet.
Here is your ACC Recap for March 1st.
#5 Florida State 5 #1 Florida 3
TAMPA, Fla. – The opportunity to knock off the top-ranked team in college baseball doesn’t come often, but it did come early for Mike Martin’s Florida State team.
The first weekend is now complete in College Baseball where there was a couple of decent sized upsets on Sunday afternoon.
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Another day is in the books as we are now two days into the season as there was several upsets in the NCBWA Top 35.
We will be hosting a full Q and A on Sunday night at 8pm on the site with Brian Foley, William Knox, Mark Rafferty, Kat Cornetta, Ryan Rosenblatt from BruinsNation.com, and a couple of other guests. Remember to sign up for a reminder on the right side for the chat. Here are some of my thoughts from Day 2 of action around the country. Continue reading
The Big East Conference had an outstanding season in 2010 having St. John’s, Louisville, and UConn make the NCAA Tournament including two of them hosting Regionals. The sad part is that none of the schools were able to win their respective regional. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches across the country with South Florida’s Lelo Prado. The Bulls are coming off a 26-31 campaign which saw them go 16-11 in Big East play. You can check out the full audio interview below. Continue reading
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TAMPA- University of South Florida head coach Lelo Prado announced the 2011 USF baseball schedule on Monday, a slate that includes seven 2010 NCAA Tournament participants, seven that have appeared in 2011 preseason rankings and nine in-state opponents.
“This, once again, is a great schedule,” said Prado, who begins his fifth season as coach of the Bulls. “I could easily schedule 40 wins a year but that is not what we’re about. We are trying to win a BIG EAST Championship and move on to a regional. The only way to be the best is to play the best.” Continue reading
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After winning a school-record 48 games and advancing to the NCAA Regionals for the first time since 1994, Connecticut has been chosen as the favorite to win the 2011 BIG EAST baseball championship by the league’s 12 head coaches.
The Huskies received nine of a possible 11 first-place votes in the preseason poll. The coaches also chose Connecticut outfielder George Springer as the BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year and named righthanded pitcher Matt Barnes the BIG EAST Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 55 with South Florida senior RHP Randy Fontanez. The Oviedo, FL native attended Oviedo High School where he won three letters as a two-way player. As a senior, he was a first team all-county shortstop while recording a 1.11 ERA with 81 strikeouts in 75.2 innings. He was also named second team All-Conference pitcher in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. Continue reading