From UC Irvine Media Release SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — UCI’s Brock Bardeen drove in the eventual game-winning run as the third-ranked Anteaters defeated Cal Poly, 12-4, in the Big West Conference opener Friday at Baggett Stadium. The win lifted UC Irvine to 18-2 overall and 1-0 in the Big West while Cal Poly fell […]
The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. Scott Gorgen of UC-Irvine picked up our Pitcher of the Week award while Ryan Meade of Ohio State […]
FROM PRESS RELEASE IRVINE, Calif. — UC Irvine’s shutout streak extended to 36 consecutive innings as the Anteaters blanked 11th-ranked San Diego, 4-0 Tuesday at Anteater Ballpark. Starting pitcher Daniel Bibona struck out a career-high 12 batters as UCI climbed to a program-best 8-0 overall while San Diego dropped to 5-5.
The UC-Irvine Anteaters will open the season at the University of Nevada. The Anteaters are coming into the season after going 47-17-1 and qualifying for the CWS after winning the Texas Regional and the Wichita State Super Regional. They will have a new coach in 2008 with Mike Gillespie taking over for Dave Serrano who […]
CSTV writer Eric Sorensen continues his series of interviews with the CAA and Big West Conferences. He lists VCU, Old Dominion, and UNC-Wilmington as the favorites. He puts Delaware led by Alex Buchholz in the contender category and William & Mary as the Darkhorse. The full preview is available here. He also checks in on […]
FROM PRESS RELEASE Receiving 77 points and five first-place votes, Long Beach State has been selected to win its first Big West title since 2003, according to the 2008 Big West Conference preseason poll conducted by the league’s nine head coaches. Cal State Fullerton placed second, while Cal Poly followed in third place.
CSTV Editor Doug Kroll checks in with his weekly article about some of the off-season coaching moves. The biggest move was George Horton heading to Oregon to restart the Duck program. This set off a chain reaction as UC-Irvine head coach Dave Serrano went to Fullerton while former USC coach Mike Gillespie came out of […]
Kendall Rogers has started doing his Top 25 countdown. He checks in with the bottom five this week. 25. St. John’s 24. Texas AM 23. UC-Irvine 22. Louisville 21. Florida State
Doug Kroll of CSTV checks in with his weekly column on the top players in the country. This week he checks in on starting pitchers which is led by Jacob Thompson of UVA.
Pedro Alvarez of Vanderbilt has been named the Pre-Season National Player of the Year for the 2008 season by Louisville Slugger. Joining Alvarez on the first team are Pitchers Jacob Thompson (UVA), Preston Guilmet (Arizona), Anthony Shawler (ODU), Brian Matusz (USD), Josh Satow (ASU), Scott Gorgon (UCI) and Reliever AJ Griffin (USD). Rounding out the […]