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NCBWA Players of the Week (Feb. 25th)

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NCBWA LogoMORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending February 23 today. Kentucky junior first baseman A.J. Reed was named National Hitter of the Week, while VMI junior right-handed pitcher Reed Garrett was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

2014 Big South Preseason Coaches Poll

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BigSouthLogo2CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Liberty and Coastal Carolina have been chosen as the favorites for the second-straight year in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason baseball poll for the 2014 season in a vote of the League’s Head Coaches, the League announced today. In addition, the coaches voted Charleston Southern’s Bobby Ison the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year, while Ryan Thompson of Campbell was named the Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading

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SoCon Adds ETSU, Mercer and VMI

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SoConLogoHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday.

ETSU and Mercer have accepted the invitations to join the conference next year, while VMI is expected to formally ratify joining the league Friday when its Board of Visitors meets. Continue reading

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2013 Big South Preseason Conference Poll

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BigSouthLogo_thumb.jpgCHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Liberty’s and Coastal Carolina’s baseball programs have been chosen as the favorites in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason poll for the 2013 season in a vote of the League’s Head Coaches, the League announced today. In addition, the coaches voted Campbell’s Michael Felton and Jeff Kemp of Radford the Conference’s Preseason Co-Players of the Year, while Aaron Burke of Coastal Carolina was named the Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading

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VMI names Michael Roberts Assistant Coach

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LEXINGTON, Va. – Former VMI catcher Michael Roberts has returned to the Institute, as he was named the new Keydet volunteer assistant coach Monday, August 20. This will be Roberts’ first post-graduate collegiate coaching role, as he replaces Nachion Moore, who recently accepted a full-time job at Trevecca Nazarene in Nashville, Tenn. Continue reading

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2012 Preseason Big South Coaches Poll Released

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – For the fifth consecutive year, Coastal Carolina University’s baseball team has been voted the Big South Conference’s preseason favorite by the League’s Head Baseball Coaches, it was announced today by the Conference office. In addition, the coaches voted Presbyterian sophomore catcher/first baseman Brad Zebedis (Rock Hill, S.C.) the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year and Coastal Carolina junior Josh Conway (Smithsburg, Md.) the League’s Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading

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Travis Beazley named Pitching Coach at VMI

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LEXINGTON, Va. – Travis Beazley, former Boston Red Sox minor leaguer and Randolph-Macon assistant coach, has been named the new pitching coach for VMI baseball, according to information released by the program Thursday.

Beazley joins VMI after spending a year as an assistant at Randolph-Macon, during which time he worked with the pitchers, infielders and hitters for the 2011 ODAC Champions and NCAA Regional participants. He also oversaw the program’s recruiting and strength and conditioning, as well as the squad’s academic progress. Continue reading