An article came out from The Advocate that Southern University would prefer to forfeit their makeup games against Texas Southern on May 9th. The reasoning behind this is the fact that Southern’s baseball budget is struggling to come up with the extra money to make the trip to Houston for a single day doubleheader. Continue reading
For this week’s projections, instead of being solely compiled based on RPI like they have been done in past weeks, every aspect was taken into consideration. College Baseball Daily’s Ginger Poulson (@gingerpoulson) compiled this list after analyzing RPI, overall records, conference standings, overall talent and several other factors. If you have any questions about the projections feel free to leave a comment below or send her a tweet.
Enjoy the regional projections!
The MLB Signing Deadline is fast approaching as all teams have until midnight on August 15th to sign their prospects or they will head to college. Here is the latest news and notes from around the country.
Bubba Starling’s career with the Nebraska Cornhuskers on the football field is on hold right now according to Huskers head football coach Bo Pelini in the Omaha-World Herald. Starling was selected by Kansas City Royals with the fifth overall pick and is being advised by Scott Boras. If he does not sign with the Royals, Starling will get back on the practice field with the Nebraska football program and will not be able to sign with a MLB team until the 2014 MLB Draft. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 20, 2011) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as finalists today for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The list of finalists follows this release. Continue reading
Southern University forfeiting their game to Southeastern Louisiana last night after Southern coach Roger Cador refused to let his team return to play after a lighting delay. Continue reading
The Bay Area is scheduled for some nasty weather this weekend, and there’s even snow possibly in the forecast in San Francisco for the first time since the 1970’s. The USF Dons (0-4) look to turn around its season after a rough opening stretch against UCLA as they play UC Davis in a home/away/home series this weekend. Weather will probably get in the way Friday with a double dip sometime either Saturday or Sunday. I spoke with USF Head Coach Nino Giarratano this week about his teams efforts to rebound over the weekend.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Texas State 13, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 8
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Andrew Stumph was a double shy of hitting for the cycle and spearheaded an 18-hit outing from Texas State that nearly matched the team’s past two games combined at the plate, leading to a 13-8 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to clinch the first Southland Conference series of the season Sunday afternoon at Bobcat Field.
Southeastern Louisiana 4, Texas Southern 1
HAMMOND, La. – The 2010 Southeastern Louisiana baseball team now has the school’s all-time best winning streak all to itself. After tying the mark Friday, the Lions broke it Saturday, taking their 11th straight game to improve to 11-0 on the year. The 4-1 victory over Texas Southern also clinched the series for Southeastern.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
This year’s tournament will be played May 26-30, with the top four teams in each of the SWAC’s Eastern and Western Divisions qualifying for Conference postseason play.
The SWAC Baseball Tournament returns to Fair Grounds Field for the first time since 2002. The park is home of the Shreveport-Bossier Captains of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball
Kendall Rogers of Rivals.com recently put out his list of the Top Hitters during the 2000’s which is led by Dustin Ackley of North Carolina. He hit over .400 in each of his three seasons in Chapel Hill including playing in the College World Series during each season.