On a steamy night at Hawkins Field, Vanderbilt All-American Grayson Garvin extended his tremendous junior year and, in doing so, both set a school record with his thirteenth win and pushed Vanderbilt to the brink of Nashville’s first Super Regional. Standing in the way was the very talented Troy Trojan squad and sophomore southpaw Jimmy Hodgskin. Continue reading
Here is your 2011 NCAA Nashville Regional Day 2 Recap.
Belmont 3 Oklahoma State 2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont baseball team (37-25) eliminated Oklahoma State (35-25) from the Nashville Regional with a 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon. It marks the first ever win for a Belmont University team in any sport in the NCAA Tournament. Sophomore Chase Brookshire (Chattanooga, Tenn.) allowed just two hits and one earned run in eight innings pitched. Continue reading
Before kicking off my thoughts from day one, I want to give a large thank you to the good folks at the Vanderbilt SID office. It was a full house in the press box this evening, but they were more than gracious and helpful in accommodating me after College Baseball Daily contacted them earlier in the week. In particular, thanks go out to SID Kyle Parkinson for making me feel at home in the press box. Continue reading
Here is your 2011 NCAA Nashville Regional Day 1 Recap.
Vanderbilt 10 Belmont 0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Curt Casali drove in three runs, Mike Yastrzemski collected three hits and Vanderbilt scored six runs in the fourth inning en route to a 10-0 victory over Belmont in the second game Friday in the Nashville Regional at Hawkins Field. Continue reading
Florida State (42-17, 19-11 ACC)
Players to Watch
James Ramsey (.350 BA, 10 HR, 62 RBI)
Jayce Boyd (.333 BA, 5 HR, 53 RBI)
Mike McGee (.333 BA, 10 HR, 51 RBI) Continue reading
The Nashville Regional this year features four all-around, solid teams in National Seed host Vanderbilt, two seed Oklahoma State, three seed Troy and four seed Belmont. We’ll take a quick peek at each team’s strengths and provide some early predictions. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and up to minute coverage on college baseball. Continue reading
Here are some of my thoughts on games from March 12. If I missed something or you want to discuss it, leave a comment at the bottom of the article. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
NEW ORLEANS – Following one of the most successful seasons in Sun Belt Conference baseball history the SBC baseball coaches decided to implement a new tournament format for the upcoming 2011 SBC Baseball Championship.
The new round-robin format, which is similar in scope to the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, will feature eight of the ten SBC teams competing against each other in two four-team pools with the team with the best record in each pool advancing to the tournament’s championship game. Continue reading
The NCAA released their 2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Figures which is led by four SEC schools. The LSU Tigers lead the pack with an average of 10,673 fans in 37 games. Arkansas comes in second with 7,704 fans while Ole Miss comes in third with 6,759 fans edging out fourth place South Carolina by an average of one fan. Texas is the first non-SEC school in fifth place with an average of 6,571 fans. You can check out the rest of the Top 50 below. Continue reading