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Danbury evens NECBL Championship Series

MichaelWilliamsKentucky Michael Williams (Kentucky) went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs as the Danbury Westerners used a five run third inning to defeat the North Shore Navigators 9-3 on Monday night.

The Westerners pounded out 16 hits with Michael Williams (Kentucky), Jim Brennan (St. John’s) and Brian Kownacki (Fordham) each collecting three hits.

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Links around the CCBL

AustinWates Here are some links from the Cape Cod Times about the Cape Cod Baseball League.

The first article looks at Virginia Tech’s Austin Wates who has stood out this summer with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. Wates has showcased his in the Cape putting up huge numbers including a batting average over .300 against some of the best pitchers in the country. He also has excellent speed which is seen in his 6.5 second time in the 60.

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D3 Regionals: Trinity holds off Eastern to advance to World Series

MANSFIELD Conn. – Bases loaded. Two outs.

Trinity’s Jeremiah Bayer, the New England Pitcher of the Year, stared in at the plate. Looking back was Eastern senior Shawn Gilblair, the New England hitter of the year, up in the top of the ninth with his team trailing by one.

But in a matchup of the best players of the two top teams in the Division 3 New England regional, it was Bayer who won out, getting Gilblair to loft a short popup to shortstop to end the game and send the Bantams to the World Series in Grand Chute Wis. where they will look to defend their 2008 title. Continue reading

D3 Regionals: Trinity moves to 3-0 in tourney

MANSFIELD Conn. – The defending champs are sitting pretty.

Trinity, who posted a 45-1 mark and brought home the Division III National Championship last season, moved to 3-0 in New England Regional play with a convincing 14-0 win over WPI last night.

The evening win came after the Bantams downed Southern Maine 6-0 in the morning. Continue reading

NCAA Division 3 New England Regional Day 3 Recap

The College Baseball Blog sent writer Nate Owen to cover the Division 3 Regional in Mansfield Connecticut on Friday. The first game of the day featured Trinity (CT) taking on Southern Maine in a winner’s bracket game. Trinity was able to walk away with a 6-0 victory. The second game of the day saw Husson defeat Babson by a score of 10-6 to eliminate Babson. The third game of the day was between Eastern Connecticut and Southern Maine which was won by Eastern Connecticut by a score of 7-2 to end Southern Maine’s season. The final game of the night was a winner’s bracket matchup between WPI and Trinity. Trinity won the game in dominating fashion 14-0. Continue reading

D3 Regional: Bayer leads Trinity over Southern Maine

MANSFIELD Conn. – In matchup between two conference pitchers of the year, runs figured to be tough to come by.

And they were.

Trinity senior Jeremiah Bayer, the NESAC Pitcher of the Year, and Southern Maine senior Tim Therrian (9-1), the Little East Pitcher of the Year, locked in a scoreless dual until the fifth, when the third seeded Bantams scored the first of their six runs on the game, which would be all would need to move to 2-0 in New England Regional of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Continue reading

Division 3 New England Regionals: Day 1 Recap

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Courtesy of Little East Conference (Bob Molta Photo)

The College Baseball Blog was in attendance on May 13th for the first day of action in the 2009 Division 3 New England Regional in Mansfield Connecticut. The first game of the day featured WPI taking on Suffolk College which was won by WPI by a score of 7-6. The game was WPI’s first in the NCAA Tournament in the 106 year history of their program. The second game of the day featured Babson taking on the host school of Eastern Connecticut State. Babson used a big seven run second inning to grab a 9-0 lead and hold on for a 10-6 victory. The third game of the day saw Trinity (CT) take on Westfield State. The Bantams were able to get a James Wood homer which gave them the lead for good as they picked up the 6-4 victory. The final game of the night saw Southern Maine take on Husson. Southern Maine was able to pick up a 5-4 ten inning victory on a Mike Eaton single to right field. Continue reading

D3 Regional: Wood’s blast lifts Trinity over Westfield State

MANSFIELD Conn.-The ball off the bat of Trinity junior James Wood kept carrying and carrying before finally disappearing over the left field wall.

When it landed, Westfield State’s early lead was gone too. Continue reading

NCBWA/D3baseball.com Top 25

MINNEAPOLIS – The D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Top 25 poll was released on March 17 and Salisbury University fell from the top spot to No. 2 after being the nation’s top-ranked team for three weeks. The Sea Gulls (14-2, 5-2 Capital Athletic Conference) received seven first-place votes and 589 points this week.
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