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Jon Benick named Assistant Coach at Longwood

FARMVILLE, Va. — Longwood University baseball head coach Buddy Bolding has announced the recent appointment of Jon Benick as a new assistant coach. Benick will assist with all baseball operations, including recruiting. The former University of Virginia standout and professional baseball player served as an assistant coach at St. Anne’s Belfield School in Charlottesville during 2012. Continue reading


Game Five – Charlottesville Regional (Oklahoma 5, Virginia 4)

Second baseman Jack Mayfield’s bases loaded, 3-RBI triple in the bottom of the fourth inning gave Oklahoma (40-23) a four-run lead and the Sooners held on for a 5-4 win. For the second time in three seasons the Oklahoma Sooners eliminate the Virginia Cavaliers (39-19-1) from NCAA post season play.

“I was fortunate to have three runners on base and I just squared up and luckily we found a hole. I was just running hard and made it to third base and just helped my team out any way I could,” Mayfield said. Continue reading


Charlottesville Regional: Game 4 Recap (Appalachian State 6, Virginia 5)

Virginia (39-18-1) gave Appalachian State (41-16) a six-run cushion then clawed its way back but fell a run short as the Hoos fall out of the winners bracket with their 6-5 loss to the Mountaineers. With the win Appalachian moved to 11-2 in one-run games this season and have won eight-straight games decided by just one run. The Cavaliers now need to win three consecutive games to advance to their fourth consecutive NCAA Super Regional. Coach Chris Pollard and his Mountaineers will try and clinch a regional title Monday at 4:00 PM. Continue reading