BOONE, N.C. — Two series against teams that advanced to NCAA Super Regionals in 2014 — including one that will be played at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium — headline Appalachian State University baseball’s 2015 schedule, head coach Billy Jones announced on Wednesday.
Appalachian State plays 24 games at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium in 2015, beginning with a four-game series versus Canisius (Feb. 20-22) and closing with a contest against longtime local rival East Tennessee State on May 12. Continue reading
TROY, Alabama – The Troy University baseball team released its 54-game schedule, which includes 31 games at Riddle-Pace Field, head coach Bobby Pierce announced on Tuesday.
ATLANTA – Georgia State’s second trip through the Sun Belt Conference, games against every Division I program in the state, and a non-conference game at Auburn highlight the Panthers’ 2015 baseball schedule, announced today by head coach Greg Frady.
Louisiana-Monroe is scheduled to start up fall practice on Monday. New head coach Bruce Peddie shared his thoughts on the Warhawks starting up practice with ULM Media Relations. You can check out the full video interview below. Continue reading
STATESBORO, Ga. – Thirty-one home games, six NCAA Regional Participants highlight the Georgia Southern Eagles 56-game 2015 baseball schedule.
Georgia Southern will renew old rivalries and embark on their inaugural Sun Belt season in 2015. The Eagles will face Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech and West Virginia in addition to familiar foes The Citadel, College of Charleston, Kennesaw St. and Appalachian St. Continue reading
ARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington baseball announced the 2015 schedule on Thursday afternoon. The 56-game slate features a 26-game nonconference schedule and 30 games in the Sun Belt Conference. The nonconference portion of the Mavericks schedule is highlighted by ten games against schools from Power Five conferences.
Appalachian State head coach Billy Jones served as an assistant coach with the 17 and under National Team in a series against Chinese Taipei. Continue reading
TROY, Ala. – Troy University baseball head coach Bobby Pierce announced at a press conference Wednesday that he will retire following the 2015 season; his 13th season as the coach of the Trojans. Pierce, who is 15 wins shy of surpassing Chase Riddle for the most in school history, informed his team at a meeting Tuesday night.
“Troy University, the Troy community and the entire Trojan nation have been nothing short of phenomenal to me, my family and our program over the years,” Pierce said. “I have put everything I have into playing and coaching for 51 years of my life. When you invest that much for that long, your tank runs a little low.” Continue reading
Former Arkansas State standouts Andy Runyan and Murray Watts are giving back to the community by giving back sports equipment to young athletes that can’t afford them. Continue reading
LITTLE ROCK – UALR Director of Athletics Chris Peterson has announced the hiring of Little Rock native Chris Curry as head baseball coach. A veteran of seven years as a catcher in professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants organizations, Curry recently completed his second year as top assistant and pitching coach at Northwestern State and previously worked on the baseball staffs at Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, Hendrix and Meridian Community College.