Kendall Rogers of Rivals continues his series of conference previews heading into fall ball today with the Big East Conference. He believes that the conference needs to take a massive step forward after the top three teams in St. John’s, Louisville, and Notre Dame in competing for a CWS title. Of course, the Big East has a major disadvantage as many of the schools in the conference have substandard facilities and poor weather which affects early season workouts.
FROM PRESS RELEASE
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The schedule has been finalized and two state‐of‐the‐art major league venues have been added to the 2010 Big Ten/BIG EAST Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, event manager API Sports announced today. Doubleheaders at Dunedin Stadium and Bright House Field highlight a slate that features 30 games over three days, Feb. 26‐28, 2010, at current and former big league facilities in the St. Petersburg and Clearwater, Fla., area.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Following an inaugural event in which nearly 17,000 spectators attended games in a three-day period, the second Big Ten/BIG EAST Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, has been confirmed for the weekend of Feb. 26-28, 2010. The 2010 edition, to be held in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, FL, will feature 10 teams from each conference competing in 30 games and be managed by API Sports. Continue reading Second Big Ten/Big East Challenge Announced
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PHILADELPHIA (5/31/09) – Temple senior outfielder Sean Barksdale (Glenolden, PA / Cardinal O’Hara) and Villanova junior right-hander Brian Streilein (Staten Island, NY / Brick Memorial) were named the Philadelphia Big Five Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, in voting conducted by the city’s head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading 2009 All-Big 5 Baseball Teams Announced
Here is your Big East Recap for May 16th.
UConn 16 Villanova 6
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – UConn scored six runs in the fifth inning to jump to a five-run lead en route to its 33rd win of the season as the Huskies downed Villanova 16-6 in their final regular season game of the 2009 season. The Huskies will head to Clearwater, Fla. on Sunday for the 2009 BIG EAST Baseball Championship to be held at Bright House Field Tuesday, May 19 – Saturday, May 23. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 16th
Here is your Big East Recap for May 15th. The biggest news was Louisville completing the sweep over South Florida to win the Big East Regular Season title. We spoke with Coach McDonnell during the preseason and you can check out the full interview by clicking here.
Game 1: Louisville 4 South Florida 3
Game 2: Louisville 12 South Florida 1
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Behind a first inning grand slam from sophomore Phil Wunderlich and seven strong innings on the mound from sophomore lefty Bob Revesz, the 23rd-ranked Louisville baseball team earned a 12-1 win over No. 27 South Florida in front of a regular-season record crowd of 3,663 fans at Jim Patterson Stadium to close a three-game sweep of the Bulls and clinch the program’s first ever BIG EAST regular-season title. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 15th
Here is your Big East Recap for May 14th.
Louisville 2 South Florida 1
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior lefty Justin Marks pitched finished with a career best 12 strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings to lead the 23rd-ranked Louisville baseball team to a 2-1 series-opening win over No. 27 South Florida in front of 2,321 fans on Thursday night at Jim Patterson Stadium. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 14th
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
PHILADELPHIA (5/12/09) – Temple senior outfielder Sean Barksdale (Glenolden, PA / Cardinal O’Hara) and Villanova junior righthander Brian Streilein (Staten Island, NY / Brick Memorial) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading Big 5 Players of the Week
Here is your Big East Recap for May 10th.
West Virginia 18 Cincinnati 3
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Junior Vince Belnome produced the best single-game offensive performance in West Virginia University baseball history as WVU routed Cincinnati, 18-3, on Sunday afternoon at Hawley Field. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 10th
Here is the Big East Recap for May 9th.
Game 1: West Virginia 15 Cincinnati 9
Game 2: West Virginia 9 Cincinnati 2
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Senior Joe Agreste and freshman left-hander Jonathan Jones had stellar performances to lead the West Virginia University baseball team to a doubleheader sweep over Cincinnati on Saturday at Hawley Field.
Agreste’s four-RBI effort led the Mountaineers (33-14, 15-8) to a 15-9 victory in a back-and-forth battle in game one, and Jones (6-1) held a powerful Cincinnati offense to just one run on seven hits while striking out seven in 7.1 innings pitched in WVU’s 9-2 win in game two. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 9th