Here is your ACC Recap for April 14th.
VMI 12 #1 Virginia 3
LEXINGTON, Va. - The top five hitters in the lineup went 10 for 21 with 10 RBIs as No. 26 VMI defeated No. 1 Virginia, 12-3, in front of a record crowd of 1,463 fans at Gray-Minor Stadium Wednesday night. The win is VMI’s first-ever over a top-ranked opponent and improves the Keydets to 29-5 on the season. The Cavaliers fall to 27-8 with the loss, the team’s first mid-week setback in 10 games this season.
Here is your ACC Recap for March 24th.
#3 Georgia Tech 19 Mercer 4
ATLANTA - The third-ranked Georgia Tech baseball team (18-2, 5-1 ACC) scored double digit runs for the fourth straight game, and 12 different players registered a hit in a 19-4 win over Mercer (14-9, 2-1 A-Sun) Wednesday night at Russ Chandler Stadium.
"We’ve had contributions from a lot of different guys," head coach Danny Hall said. "I think as a team we’ve swung the bat real well, which is a good sign. We’ve got [Jay] Dantzler down a little bit right now, and Brandon Thomas steps in there and has hit the ball real well for us. So that’s good to see."
Here is your ACC Recap for February 23rd.
#5 Georgia Tech 10 Georgia Southern 0
STATESBORO, Ga. – Sophomore Mark Pope combined with freshman Luke Bard for a four-hit shutout and the offense scored double-digit runs for the third straight game, as the No. 3 Georgia Tech baseball team defeated Georgia Southern, 10-0, Tuesday evening in Statesboro, Ga.
Tuesday’s shutout was Georgia Tech`s third in the first four games of the season, the most in school history after four games played. The three runs allowed through four games are tied for the fewest allowed to this point in school history.
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The 2009 Southern Conference regular season champion, Elon, and tournament champion, Georgia Southern, have been tabbed co-favorites for the 2010 campaign in balloting of the league’s 11 baseball coaches. The media members who cover SoCon baseball have selected Elon as the top team in 2010, narrowly edging out GSU.
The Phoenix received five of 11 possible first-place votes and 91 points from the league’s head coaches while garnering 13 of 27 first-place nods on the media ballots. Coach Mike Kennedy’s team returns three starters in the field and 12 of 15 pitchers from the 2009 team which went 23-4 in the SoCon and 41-18 overall en route to winning its second consecutive league regular season title.
Here are your Early Signing Day releases for December 9th.
UNCG signs 12 for 2010-2011 Season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro baseball team secured the commitment of 12 student-athletes during the early signing period, coach Mike Gaski announced on Wednesday. The group includes seven players from North Carolina, three from Florida, and one from Maryland and South Carolina.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – This past week, ground was broken at the UNCG Baseball Stadium to make room for the brand new fieldhouse along the first base line.
The $2.3 million project is projected to be completed in Oct. 2010. The new fieldhouse will add to one of the best fields in the Southeast. The stadium has previously been named as one of the top-5 college stadiums in the nation.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro will play 54 regular season games, including 19 of its first 21 games in the friendly confines of the UNCG Baseball Stadium as head coach Mike Gaski announced the 2010 baseball schedule on Monday afternoon.
The Spartans will open the season with a weekend series at home against Cleveland State on Feb. 19-21 before traveling to Chapel Hill, N.C. to take on returning College World Series participant North Carolina on Feb. 23 in the Spartans’ first midweek contest.
Many schools have started up fall ball over the last few days including CWS contender Florida State who is trying to make it farther then the Super Regionals this season. You can check out the the full list below.
UNC-Greensboro kicks off Fall Practice
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Head coach Mike Gaski and the UNC Greensboro baseball team recently kicked off fall practice as the Spartans start looking ahead towards the 2010 campaign in the spring.
Here is your ACC Recap for April 21st.
#1 UNC 7 UNC-Wilmington 5
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Dustin Ackley and Mark Fleury connected on three-run home runs in the fifth inning for just about all the offense No. 1 North Carolina would need in a 7-5 win over UNC Wilmington Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium. Down 4-0 before the pair of homers, the Tar Heels (32-10) rallied for their largest come-from-behind victory of the season and their ninth straight over the Seahawks (21-15). Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for April 16th.
UNC 20 Winthrop 4
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Ben Bunting went 3-for-5 with three RBI and tied a school record with two triples, and No. 4 North Carolina got eight strong innings from its bullpen in a 20-4 win over Winthrop Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. Garrett Gore and Ryan Graepel also added three hits, as the Tar Heels (28-10) snapped a two-game losing skid with their biggest offensive outburst of the season. Continue reading