Virginia Tech 9 Coastal Carolina 1
BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech got strong pitching from starter Devin Burke, and both Andrew Rash and Chad Pinder hit solo home runs to lift the Hokies to a 9-1 victory over Coastal Carolina in an NCAA regional game at English Field on Saturday afternoon.
Mark Zagunis and Rash each drove in three runs for Tech (39-21), which staved off elimination in the double-elimination format. Coastal Carolina (37-23) saw its season come to an end. Continue reading 2013 Blacksburg NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap
Oklahoma 7 Coastal Carolina 3
BLACKSBURG, Va. — The Sooners were down but not out, rallying to defeat Coastal Carolina, 7-3, in their NCAA Regional opener at English Field Friday.
Oklahoma (41-19) trailed 3-0 after two innings, but scored seven unanswered runs and shut down the Chanticleer offense with a complete-game from Jonathan Gray (10-2). Continue reading 2013 Blacksburg NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap
The NCAA Blacksburg Regional is set to kick off Friday, May 31st at English Field where Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, Coastal Carolina, and UConn will battle for a spot in the Super Regionals. This four-team field features an interesting mix of national powerhouses and Cinderella stories. Here’s the breakdown of each team: Continue reading 2013 Blacksburg NCAA Regional Preview
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!
Number 29 on our Top 100 Countdown is Connecticut’s LJ Mazzilli. The 6’1 infielder from Greenwich, Connecticut was selected in the ninth round by the Minnesota Twins in the 2012 MLB draft. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 29. LJ Mazzilli (Connecticut)
As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from teams across the country. The team we feature today is the UConn Huskies. They are coming off a season which saw them go 31-27-1 overall and 16-11 in Big East play. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Continue reading 2013 Posters: UConn Huskies
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
STORRS, Conn. – University of Connecticut head baseball coach Jim Penders has announced the team’s 2013 schedule, which will open in Dunedin, Fla. against on February 15 at 4:00 pm. The UConn schedule features 14 games against opponents that played in last season’s NCAA Tournament. Continue reading UConn releases 2013 Schedule
Quinnipiac will name former UConn infielder Ryan Fuller as their new assistant coach this week. Fuller played the first two years of his college career at UConn-Avery Point before transferring to the main UConn campus in Storrs, CT for his final two seasons being named All-Big East Second Team as a junior. Continue reading Quinnipiac to name Ryan Fuller as Assistant Coach
On Friday, the Connecticut Huskies returned to J.O. Christian field for the first time since mid-May for the annual UConn Baseball Scout Day. Coming off a 31-27-1 season, which ended in a Big East Tournament loss to USF, the 2013 Huskies will have many young players who are poised to compete for starting jobs. Head Coach Jim Penders, who notched his 300th win in 2012, returns to the helm for his 10th season and will be faced with many questions about how he will integrate the new class of freshman into the mix. Continue reading CBD Column: Thoughts from UConn Scout Day
FROM BIG EAST PRESS RELEASE
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Four teams went 3-0 in the first weekend of BIG EAST play as Louisville, USF, Notre Dame and Connecticut all swept their opening weekend opponents. Louisville and USF both lead the league with 18 wins. Continue reading Big East Weekend Preview