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2013 Summit League Preseason Coaches Poll

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NDSUBaseballELMHURST, Ill. – North Dakota State was favored to capture its first Summit League Baseball Tournament title in a preseason vote among the league’s six head coaches. The Bison received five first-place votes and a total of 25 points.

South Dakota State placed second with 17 points, followed closely by Oakland who received the final first-place vote and 16 points. The Golden Grizzlies received the final first-place vote. Western Illinois (15 points), Fort Wayne (nine points) and league newcomer Omaha (eight points) rounded out the poll. Continue reading 2013 Summit League Preseason Coaches Poll

Oakland releases 2013 Schedule

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JohnMusachioOakland.jpgROCHESTER, Mich. — Games against teams from the ACC, Big XII and Big Ten, as well as a reformatted Summit League schedule highlight the 2013 Oakland baseball schedule, which was released on Friday by head coach John Musachio. The Golden Grizzlies host the 2013 Summit League Baseball Championship. Continue reading Oakland releases 2013 Schedule

Oral Roberts releases 2013 Schedule

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball program released its 2013 schedule, announced by first year head coach Ryan Folmar on Thursday.

ORU opens the season at home on Feb. 15 with a three game set when Saint Louis comes to town, followed by a visit from familiar foe Wichita State for a mid-week contest on Feb. 19. Coach Folmar’s squad will face the Shockers from Wichita two other times on the road on Feb. 26 and March 5. Continue reading Oral Roberts releases 2013 Schedule

Western Illinois names Ryan Brownlee as Head Coach

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MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois Director of Athletics Dr. Tim Van Alstine announced the hiring of Ryan Brownlee as head baseball coach. The hiring announcement came Friday (Sept. 28) afternoon. Brownlee replaces Mike Villano who resigned last month, and will take over the Leatherneck program starting Tuesday (Oct. 2). Continue reading Western Illinois names Ryan Brownlee as Head Coach

Oakland adds Two Assistant Coaches

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ROCHESTER, Mich. — Ty Rogers and Ryan Hilton will join Oakland as assistant coaches for the 2012-13 season, head coach John Musachio announced on Wednesday. Rogers will work with recruiting and infielders in addition to assisting with the offense, Hilton will work with the catchers and assist hitters. Continue reading Oakland adds Two Assistant Coaches

Mike Villano resigns at Western Illinois

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MACOMB, Ill. – Mike Villano, head coach of the Western Illinois Baseball program the last three seasons, announced his resignation on Wednesday (Aug. 22) effective immediately. Athletics Director Dr. Tim Van Alstine announced a replacement search will begin immediately. Continue reading Mike Villano resigns at Western Illinois

CBD Journal with Western Illinois (May 22nd)

Halfway through the season Coach Villano started sending us video clips and questions to help us understand ourselves and what we were trying to accomplish this season. I will always remember one of the first ones he sent, of a speech by Kirk Cousins of Michigan State. He addressed over and over what a privilege it is to be an athlete and what an honor it is to represent something bigger. I speak for each of my teammates and anyone that competes with Western on their jersey, that it is a privilege to be a Leatherneck. Continue reading CBD Journal with Western Illinois (May 22nd)