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National Roundup for April 4th

Here is your National Recap for April 4th.

Nathan Kirby tosses No-Hitter as Virginia defeats Pitt 4-0

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) threw a no-hitter in the No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team’s 4-0 victory at Pittsburgh Friday evening at Charles Cost Field. Kirby struck out 18 batters, one off the school and ACC single-game record, in UVa’s first no-hitter since 2011. Virginia (26-4, 11-2 ACC) extended its winning streak to nine games with the momentous victory. Continue reading

ULM relieves Jeff Schexnaider of Coaching Duties

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MONROE, La. — After seven-plus seasons at the helm of the ULM baseball program, Warhawk baseball coach Jeff Schexnaider has been relieved of his duties effective today announced ULM Director of Athletics Brian Wickstrom. Warhawk assistant coach Bruce Peddie will serve as the interim head coach for the remainder of the 2014 season. Continue reading

Troy releases 2014 Schedule

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TroyBaseballThe Troy baseball team will play 31 games at Riddle-Pace Field, including 12 of the first 15 games of the season, as head coach Bobby Pierce announced the schedule for the 2014 season on Tuesday.

Highlighted on the Trojans home slate are visits from Samford, Jacksonville State, ULM, Louisiana-Lafayette, Western Kentucky, UAB and South Alabama. Troy will play 39 of its 56 games inside the state of Alabama and will play 10 games against NCAA Regional teams from a year ago. Continue reading

Arkansas State releases 2014 Schedule

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ArkansasStateScheduleJONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State Red Wolves’ baseball team will host 31 games at Tomlinson Stadium/Kell Field and play 10 games against teams that reached last season’s NCAA Championship as part of its 2014 schedule head coach Tommy Raffo announced Wednesday.

Sun Belt Conference matchups against Arkansas-Little Rock, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana-Lafayette, Troy and league newcomer Texas State highlight the home slate, which kicks off with a three-game set against Miami (Ohio) Feb. 14-16. Continue reading

Arkansas Little-Rock releases 2014 Schedule

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UALRTurfFieldLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Head coach Scott Norwood has announced the UALR baseball schedule for the upcoming 2014 season. The Trojans will play a 56-game regular-season slate featuring 16 matchups against seven schools that qualified for the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

“We put together a really competitive schedule that we feel will prepare us very well for SBC play,” Norwood said. Continue reading

Top 100 Countdown: 78. Blake Trahan (Louisiana)

headshot_2_Trahan, Blake 2012College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2014 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 list today at number 78 with Louisiana-Lafayette shortstop Blake Trahan. In his freshman campaign with the Ragin’ Cajuns, Trahan was the only freshman in the Cajuns lineup during the 2013 season and quickly showed signs of a top performer. In 213 at bats the shortstop compiled 68 hits, 38 RBI and hit to a .319 avg. The Kinder, La., native started 62 of the Cajuns’ 63 games at shortstop and hit safely in 48 of 62 games. After being named to the 2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team, Trahan was then also named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year. He is the first Cajun to be recognized as a Freshman All-American since Jonathan Lucroy in 2005. Continue reading

Texas State releases 2014 Schedule

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TexasStateBaseball_thumb.jpgSAN MARCOS, Texas – Texas State Baseball released its 2014 schedule Monday afternoon, and it’s the competitive, exciting schedule that Texas State fans have come to expect from Head Coach Ty Harrington and his team. The schedule includes highlight games against Rice, Texas, Texas A&M, Houston, Baylor, Washington State, UC Riverside and Valparaiso in addition to conference action in the Sun Belt Conference, the sixth rated baseball conference in all of collegiate baseball in 2013. Continue reading