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Tulane’s Rick Jones to miss rest of 2014 Season

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RickJonesNEW ORLEANS – Due to an illness that has sidelined him for the last 10 games, Tulane baseball head coach Rick Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 season under doctor’s orders, announced Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson on Monday.

Jones’ illness is not considered life-threatening, and his situation will be reevaluated at the end of the year.

“Due to Coach Jones’ continued health concerns, we believe it is in his best interest to take a break from baseball and continue his treatments at this time,” Dr. Greg Stewart said. Continue reading

Tulane releases 2014 Schedule

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RickJonesNEW ORLEANS – The 2014 Tulane baseball program will travel to both coasts, and quite a few places in between, as they released their schedule on Wednesday, highlighted by 32 home games at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, and 55 games overall.

Tulane will play 15 games against opponents who participated in the NCAA Regionals in 2013, including Conference USA opponent Rice, who won the C-USA Championship last year, and league newcomer UTSA, who Tulane took down in two of three contests last season. Both series will be home for the Green Wave, as UTSA will visit Greer Field at Turchin Stadium from April 4-6, while Rice comes one week later from April 11-13. Continue reading

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CBD Around the Horn (March 8th)

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Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance we might miss, feel free to send us an email by clicking here.

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CBD’s Around the Horn (February 15th)

OpeningDayPhotoFebruary 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking hereContinue reading

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2013 Conference USA Preseason Coaches Poll and Teams

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ConferenceUSALogoConference USA announced its 2013 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s nine head coaches. Rice senior infielder Christian Stringer was chosen as the preseason Player of the Year, while Owls junior right-hander Austin Kubitza was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. Rice was chosen to win the league’s championship. The Owls have won either the regular season or tournament championship in each of its seven years as a member of C-USA. Continue reading

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Tulane names Shooter Hunt as Assistant Coach

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NEW ORLEANS – When head coach Rick Jones needs to fill a spot on his coaching staff he has to look no further than the stable of accomplished players that he has tutored at Tulane. After James Jurries took a fulltime post over the summer, the Green Wave skipper will bring aboard former pitching standout Shooter Hunt as the programs volunteer assistant for the 2013 season. Continue reading

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2012 Conference USA Preseason Coaches Poll Released

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Conference USA announced its 2012 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s nine head coaches. UCF junior utility player D.J. Hicks was chosen as the preseason Player of the Year, while Rice sophomore left-hander Austin Kubitza was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. Rice was chosen to win the league’s championship. The Owls have won either the regular season or tournament championship in each of its first six years as a member of C-USA. Continue reading

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Tulane’s Jake Gautreau Moves to Recruiting Coordinator

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NEW ORLEANS – On Friday, September 2, Tulane head baseball coach Rick Jones announced that current assistant coach Jake Gautreau has assumed the role of recruiting coordinator for the program, which became effective June 15, 2011. Gautreau spent the last two seasons on the coaching staff and aided with recruiting, but his third season as a coach will include the full recruiting slate. Continue reading

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Former Tulane Player/Coach Bernard Abadie Passes Away

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NEW ORLEANS – Former Tulane baseball standout, head coach and Hall of Famer Bernard “Ben” Abadie died at his home on Friday, Aug. 19. He was 89-years old.

Friends and family are invited to attend Abadie’s memorial funeral mass at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Metairie, La., on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. Visitation will begin at the church at 10 a.m. and interment will take place at Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Continue reading