FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois Baseball head coach Mike Villano announced the hiring of Todd Coryell as assistant coach. Coryell will work with the pitching staff and recruiting. For the past two years Coryell worked as an associate scout with the Cincinnati Reds while also serving as the pitching coach and […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois head baseball coach Mike Villano announced the 2010 baseball schedule, Thursday, Dec. 17. The Fighting Leathernecks will face three opponents who participated in the 2009 NCAA Baseball Tournament including last year’s Big XII runner-up, the Oklahoma Sooners. Western’s schedule also features four teams ranked in the […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE MACOMB, Ill – Western Illinois University has announced the hiring of Mike Villano as its new head baseball coach, Monday, Nov. 23. Villano takes over the program after the passing of Stan Hyman, who served as head coach of the Leathernecks for eight seasons. "This is a bittersweet announcement in that […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois University head baseball coach Stan Hyman passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill., early Saturday morning, at the age of 50, after battling leukemia for the past month. “It is a sad day not only for Western Illinois University and the Athletics Department, but […]
Western Illinois head coach Stan Hyman was recently diagnosed with Leukemia and started treatments today. He will undergo Chemotherapy treatment for the next 30 days at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria Ill. Assistant coach Brock Bainter will be handling all baseball duties until Hyman is well enough to return. The College Baseball Blog would like […]
Western Illinois signs 11 for 2010 MACOMB, Ill. – Righthanded pitcher Jason Smith of Morrison, Ill. has signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Western Illinois for the 2010 season. The signing of Smith gives head coach Stan Hyman a total of 11 new players for his 2010 team. The 2010 recruiting […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK TYLER METCALF, WESTERN ILLINOIS SR., WAMEGO, KAN./BARTON COUNTY CC Metcalf collects Player of the Week honors after belting three home runs in two games against Kansas last week. The senior also had a 1.273 slugging percentage, four runs and four RBI, along with extending his hitting streak […]
The Oklahoma State Cowboys blew out the Western Illinois Leathernecks 30-3 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. The Oklahoma State coaching staff only made two substitutions in the starting lineup as they continued to pound on the Leathernecks with a 18-3 score after five innings. The OSU offense would score 12 more runs in their […]
Texas A&M 8 Wright State 5 Sophomores Caleb Shofner and Brooks Raley had four hits each on Sunday afternoon as No. 1 Texas A&M rallied for an 8-5 win over Wright State and a series sweep before 3,207 fans at Olsen Field.
(#1) Texas A&M 7, Wright State 6 Kevin Gonzalez’s walk-off two-out RBI single capped a late rally and lifted No. 1 Texas A&M to a 7-6 win Saturday afternoon over Wright State in the first game of a doubleheader at Olsen Field.