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Big East Weekend Preview (March 25th-27th)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – This weekend marks the opening weekend of BIG EAST baseball conference play, with 18 games scheduled for Friday-Sunday. Georgetown has posted the best record in the league through the non-conference portion of the schedule with 15 wins and seven losses (.682). Here is a look at the six weekend series. Continue reading

College Baseball News and Notes February 2nd Part Two

Matt Laird is one of six returning starters for the Warhawks.-Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference
Matt Laird is one of six returning starters for the Warhawks.-Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference

ULM Baseball Opens Practice

MONROE, La.—The defending Sun Belt Conference Champion ULM baseball team opened up practice for the 2009 season on Sunday afternoon. Preseason camp will continue until the Warhawks open the season on Feb. 20 against Northwestern State.

The Warhawks spent the first day of practice working on fielding drills before the pitchers and hitters squared off against each other for the first time since the fall.

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USF Baseball Gets a Taste of Spring

Courtesy: USF
Courtesy: USF


TAMPA, Fla. – Despite chilling temperatures, the University of South Florida baseball team hit the field for an hour Tuesday afternoon in a warmup for the quickly approaching first day of spring practice.

“The first day of practice is always exciting,” said USF Head Coach Lelo Prado. “We’re only out here today for an hour, but all of the guys are jumping around and are excited for the season.”
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Louisville Unanimous Favorite To Win BIG EAST Baseball Championship

Courtesy: BIG EAST Conference
Courtesy: BIG EAST Conference


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Louisville, the 2008 BIG EAST tournament champion, has been unanimously chosen as the favorite to win the 2009 conference championship by the 12 BIG EAST head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own teams. In addition, Louisville swept both 2009 preseason individual honors. Junior third baseman Chris Dominguez was honored as Preseason Player of the Year for the second consecutive year, while junior Justin Marks was unanimously selected as Preseason Pitcher of the Year.

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Kentucky, Bama, UCF, and JMU pick up wins


Alabama 12 Mississippi Valley State 4

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Junior outfielder Tyler Odle went 3-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and scored five runs in leading Alabama to a 12-4 win over Mississippi Valley State Tuesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Odle is the first Alabama player to score five runs in a game since Casey Lambert scored five runs in the Crimson Tide’s 26-7 win at Kentucky on March 18, 2001. Odle was hit by a pitch and scored in the first inning and slammed his first home run of the season in the third inning to give the Tide a 2-0 lead. He walked and scored in the fourth, singled and scored in the sixth and doubled and scored in the seventh inning. Continue reading

Around the Nation (College Newspaper edition)

Here is some links from around the nation from some Collegiate Newspapers.

The Daily Pennsylvanian: Spring Break Recap
The Hoya (Georgetown): checks in on Tommy Lee
The Temple News: Getting back near .500
The Lariat (Baylor): No Spring break for Baseball
The Harvard Crimson: Weekend Recap
USF Oracle: Sooners coming to town
Daily Texan: Texas overcomes Milk Truck accident
The Independent Florida Alligator: FSU Preview

Seton Hall edges USF 3-2

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of South Florida baseball team dropped the third game of their first BIG EAST Conference series, 3-2, to the Seton Hall Pirates Sunday afternoon at Red McEwen Field.

The Bulls, who had won their last seven games, fall to 10-6 overall and 2-1 in the BIG EAST Conference.

“We had a tough day, and we did not finish the job,” said head coach Lelo Prado. “No team should be satisfied with two out of three.” Continue reading

USF, Bama, and NIU pick up wins


USF 9 Northwestern 8

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of South Florida Bulls ended their two-game skid with a 9-8 victory against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday night at Red McEwen Field.

USF improves to 3-2 on the season while the Wildcats drop to 3-3.

“The whole team played well tonight,” said head coach Lelo Prado. “We did some things offensively that we have not done all year, and when we do that, we are going to be very successful.” Continue reading