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UNC Asheville Announces 2009 Baseball Schedule

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Nine games at McCormick Field, a two-game series at national power Florida State and hosting the Big South Conference Baseball Tournament are the highlights of the 2009 UNC Asheville baseball schedule. The 56-game schedule was announced today by head coach Willie Stewart.

“We’re excited about this year’s schedule,” commented Stewart. “We like the fact that we have some games at McCormick Field and very excited about hosting the Big South Conference Tournament there. Continue reading

Big South Day 2 Recap


Liberty 10 UNC-Asheville 1

DANVILLE, Va. – Flames starter Ryan Page tossed seven shutout innings and Jeff Jefferson had four hits and three RBI in leading No. 2 seed Liberty to a 10-1 victory over No. 8 UNC Asheville in Game 4 of the 2008 Royal Purple Big South Conference Baseball Championship, May 22 at Dan Daniel Memorial Park in Danville, Va. With the victory, Liberty improves to 32-25-1 and advances to play Friday at a to-be-determined time. UNC Asheville is eliminated from the tournament and ends its season at 24-35. Continue reading

Big South Conference Tournament Day 1 Recap


Coastal Carolina 20 UNC-Asheville 4

DANVILLE, Va. – Coastal Carolina tied a Big South tournament record with 20 runs as the No. 1 seed Chanticleers defeated No. 8 seed UNC Asheville, 20-4, in Game 1 of the 2008 Royal Purple Big South Conference Baseball Championship, May 21 at Dan Daniel Memorial Park in Danville, Va. With the victory, the Chanticleers improve to 44-11 and advance to play the loser of No. 3 VMI-No. 4 Winthrop Thursday at 3:00pm. UNC Asheville falls to 24-34 and moves to the loser’s bracket and will face the loser of No. 2 Liberty-No. 6 Radford Thursday at 11:00am. Continue reading

Radford and UNC Asheville advance to the Big South Tourney


Radford 6 Charleston Southern 1

DANVILLE, Va. – Alex Gregory had three hits, including a home run, and Eric Evans’ pitching led the No. 6 Radford Highlanders past No. 7 seed Charleston Southern, 6-1, in Game A of the 2008 Big South Conference Baseball Championship, May 20 at Dan Daniel Memorial Park in Danville, Va. With the victory, Radford improves to 23-30 and advances to the main double-elimination bracket of the tournament. The Highlanders will play either No. 1 seed Coastal Carolina or No. 2 seed Liberty on Wednesday, depending on the outcome of tonight’s Game B between No. 5 High Point-No. 8 UNC Asheville. Radford’s 23 wins are its most since winning 23 in 2004. Continue reading

Seedings for Big South Baseball Championship Announced

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the second consecutive season and the third time in the last four years, Coastal Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the Royal Purple Big South Baseball Championship, which will be contested May 20-24 at Dan Daniel Memorial Park in Danville, Va. The Chanticleers won the outright 2008 regular-season championship with a 17-3 Conference mark to win their third regular-season Big South baseball crown in four years and fourth in seven seasons. Continue reading

Big South Weekly Baseball Honors – April 28

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNC Asheville sophomore Justin Schumer (Charlotte, N.C.) has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Baseball Player of the Week, while Radford senior Eric Evans (Mobile, Ala.) has been named New Balance Pitcher of the Week for games played April 21-27, it was announced today by the League office. Continue reading

UK, Bama, and Coastal pick up wins


Kentucky 3 Florida 2 (10 innings)

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Brian Spear’s bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Keenan Wiley with the game-winning run, giving the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats a thrilling 3-2 win over No. 24 Florida, securing the series victory over the Gators, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Continue reading

ACC Recap 3/25

Miami (FL) 10 Bethune-Cookman 5

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Brown splits a doubleheader with UNC-Asheville

Asheville, NC – In a pair of games that took 6 hours and 41 minutes to complete, the Brown baseball team maintained its .500 record, moving to 5-5 in a split with UNC Asheville (11-13) at Greenwood Field on Sunday. After dropping the opener, 9-3, the Bears rapped out 20 hits and took advantage of seven Bulldog errors in a 13-12 victory. Continue reading