JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fourth-ranked Florida State (20-4) defeated No. 8 Florida (18-6) 7-2 Tuesday evening in front of a sell out crowd of 9,276 at the Baseball Grounds in Jacksonville. The Seminoles collected their sixth win in a row and their third straight over the Gators in Jacksonville. FSU moved to 2-1 against Florida this year with the final game of the regular season series coming on Tuesday, April 13 in Tallahassee.
Geoff Parker and Brian Busch led FSU on Tuesday night as the two Seminole pitchers combined to hold the Gators to just two runs on six hits.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Samford outfielder David Schulze has been named the Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week while The Citadel starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski has been selected as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for all games from March 8-14.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The 2009 Southern Conference regular season champion, Elon, and tournament champion, Georgia Southern, have been tabbed co-favorites for the 2010 campaign in balloting of the league’s 11 baseball coaches. The media members who cover SoCon baseball have selected Elon as the top team in 2010, narrowly edging out GSU.
The Phoenix received five of 11 possible first-place votes and 91 points from the league’s head coaches while garnering 13 of 27 first-place nods on the media ballots. Coach Mike Kennedy’s team returns three starters in the field and 12 of 15 pitchers from the 2009 team which went 23-4 in the SoCon and 41-18 overall en route to winning its second consecutive league regular season title.
Here are your Early Signing Day releases for December 2nd.
Villanova signs four for 2010-2011 season
VILLANOVA, Pa. – During the recent early signing period which ended on November 18, head coach Joe Godri signed four scholastic players to National Letters of Intent. The group of four recruits includes two pitchers and two position players. All four players are expected to enroll at Villanova in the fall of 2010.
"We were able to address all of our immediate needs with this signing class," Godri said. "The four players we signed during the early period are good students academically and outstanding athletes who have experience playing for some of the nation’s top club teams."
Charleston, S.C. – The Citadel baseball team released their 2010 schedule today. The Bulldogs will host 34 games at Riley Park this season, including their first seven contests of the year.
"This is a very demanding and exciting challenge for this young ballclub," said Head Coach Fred Jordan. The schedule features five teams that participated in the NCAA Tournament a season ago with South Carolina, Coastal Carolina, Kansas State, Elon and Georgia Southern on the slate.
The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 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 with number 71 in our countdown with The Citadel junior RHP Asher Wojciechowski. He is from Beaufort South Carolina where he attended Beaufort High School. He picked up three letters in baseball and picked up All-Region honors for his accomplishments.
Charleston, S.C. – The Citadel Baseball team will welcome back former Bulldog Zach Brown as a volunteer assistant coach. Brown, a 2007 graduate, returns to The Citadel after a two and half year stint in the minor leagues with the San Diego Padres organization.
“We are excited for his return in our volunteer coaching position,” said Head Coach Fred Jordan. “Zach will be a great asset in all areas, especially with defensive work at first base.”
(PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia) – Asher Wojciechowski (The Citadel) struck out nine batters in seven innings and Team USA beat Bahamas, 8-1, at the 2009 Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline World Baseball Challenge at Prince George Citizen Field.
Kolten Wong (Hawaii) hit a double down the right field line to score Tyler Holt (Florida State) in the first inning and Matt Newman (Arizona State) stole home in the second for a 2-0, Team USA lead.
(TSURUOKA, Japan) – Team Japan struck out 14 U.S. batters and Team USA stranded 16 runners on base as it fell to Japan 8-3 in game four of the 37th Annual USA vs. Japan Collegiate Championships in Tsuruoka, Japan.
Takahiro Araki hit a two-RBI single to left center in the first inning and Shota Ishimine followed with an RBI single in the second for a 3-0 lead on USA starter Trevor Bauer (UCLA). Continue reading →