FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE PROVIDENCE, R.I. – St. John’s leftfielder Jeremy Baltz and Cincinnati righthander Andrew Strenge became the first freshman duo of the season to sweep the BIG EAST’s weekly baseball honors.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With the 2009 baseball season underway, sophomore third baseman Greg Hopkins of St. John’s has been tabbed the first BIG EAST Player of the Week. Sophomore RHP Sean Black of Seton Hall has been named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Louisville, the 2008 BIG EAST tournament champion, has been unanimously chosen as the favorite to win the 2009 conference championship by the 12 BIG EAST head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own teams. In addition, Louisville swept both 2009 preseason individual honors. Junior third […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Head baseball coach Ed Blankmeyer announced the schedule for the 2009 season on Thursday. The 54-game schedule features non-conference trips to Florida, North Carolina and Utah, a pair of first-time opponents, five opponents that qualified for the 2008 NCAA Tournament and three-game sets at home against both Louisville, the defending BIG […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Two of the nation’s most prominent collegiate athletic conferences have come to an agreement to participate in a unique and ground-breaking season-opening baseball tournament in Florida. The inaugural BIG EAST/Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, will feature 27 games February 20-22, 2009, at various spring training […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES Texas 13 Sam Houston State 3 Longhorns score 12 runs in the first two innings and coast to a 13-3 victory over Sam Houston State to advance to Sunday’s 2 p.m. elimination game. In Saturday’s triumph, Kyle Russell (pictured) hit two home runs for the 12th time in his career and […]