TOLEDO, OH – Jordan Becker has been named the volunteer assistant baseball coach at the University of Toledo, skipper Cory Mee announced today. Becker will work with all aspects of the program, but his primary responsibility will be working with the outfielders.
Notre Dame recently announced on June 14th that they released Dave Schrage from his contract clearing the way for a new head coach for Notre Dame baseball. The Notre Dame job in the past has seen many great coaches come through South Bend including former Arizona State head coach Pat Murphy and current LSU head coach Paul Mainieri. They have also had some great players over the years from Wilie McGill from the late 1800’s to John Axford who made his major league debut on September 15th 2009. Over the last week or so, there has been some rumors across the nation on who will be the best coach for the Irish. Here are my top five if I was in charge of the search committee.
Cleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Regular Season Champion Bowling Green and defending West Division Champion Ball State have been chosen by the league’s head coaches to win their respective divisions, released today by the league office. The Cardinals were also selected by six of the leagues head coaches to take home the 2010 MAC Tournament title.
The Falcons were followed by 2009 MAC Tournament Champion Kent State in the East, while Ohio was picked to finish third. Miami was selected to finish in fourth place, while Akron was tabbed to place fifth. Buffalo rounded out this year’s East Division predictions.
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Stony Brook signs five for 2010-2011 Season
Stony Brook, N.Y. – Stony Brook University head baseball coach Matt Senk announced today that five student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to play baseball for Stony Brook beginning in 2011. The five player class is made up of Bryan Tatleman (South Windsor, Conn.), Kevin Courtney (Lindenhurst, N.Y.), Frankie Vanderka (Levittown, N.Y.) , Josh Mason (Woodland Hills, Calif.) and Mike Hubbard (Northridge, Calif.).
The Seton Hall Pirates’ 53 game schedule will feature thirty games at Owen T. Carroll Field. The Pirates begin the season with nine games away from home including road series at Texas A&M (Feb. 19-21) and William & Mary (Feb. 5-7) as well as three games in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge (Feb. 26-28) in Clearwater, Florida. Seton Hall’s home opener will be as hosts of the SHU Strike Out Cancer Tournament (March 12-14) where the team will play games against NJIT, Iona, and Lafayette.
TOLEDO, OH – Matt Talarico has been named volunteer assistant baseball coach at the University of Toledo, skipper Cory Mee announced today. Talarico will work with all aspects of the program, but his main responsibilites will be working with the outfielders and assisting with baserunning and bunting. He will also help coordinate Toledo’s growing offering of baseball camps.
"I’m very excited to have Matt join our program," Mee said. "He is a great addition to our staff. I know he’ll bring a lot of enthusiasm and positive energy to our team. He’s a very good teacher and he already has experience coaching in the post-season. I look forward to seeing the impact he has on our program as he begins to share his experience and knowledge with our players."
Cleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Regular Season Champion Kent State and Western Michigan have been chosen by the league’s head coaches to win their respective divisions, released today by the league office. The Golden Flashes were also selected by nine of the leagues coaches to take home the 2009 MAC Tournament title. Continue reading →
TOLEDO, OH – Toledo will compete in 56 games over the course of its 2009 season, Head Baseball Coach Cory Mee announced today. Seventeen of the games will take place at Scott Park. The Rockets are 36-25 (.590) at home over the last three seasons.
UT will again face a challenging non-league schedule against some of the nation’s elite conferences. Contests against teams from the Big Ten, Big East, Atlantic 10, Horizon League and Sun Belt highlight the non-conference games. Continue reading →