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Western Michigan releases 2015 Schedule

WMUCelebrationKALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan baseball team released its 2015 schedule with a total of 19 home games including five home Mid-American Conference series. For the fourth consecutive year, WMU will play the Detroit Tigers’ top prospects team at Joker Marchant Stadium as part of the annual Florida trip.

Non-conference highlights of the schedule include home & home series with in-state rivals Michigan State and Oakland, as well as Valparaiso. The Broncos also have a road game at Northwestern and a home game slated against Notre Dame. Continue reading

2014 MAC Preseason Coaches Poll

macCLEVELAND, Ohio – 2013 Regular Season Champion Kent State was picked to repeat as MAC East Division & Tournament Champions, the Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday. Ball State, last year’s MAC Tournament runner-up was picked to win the West Division. The Flashes garnered four votes to win this year’s MAC Tournament, while Ball State garnered three votes to win the Tournament crown and NCAA automatic bid. Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Toledo each received one vote to win the Tournament. The preseason poll was voted on by the league’s 12 Head Coaches. Continue reading

Western Michigan releases 2014 Schedule

WMUCelebrationKALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan baseball team released its 2014 schedule Monday, Nov. 18. Highlights include four home Mid-American Conference series, home & home pairings with Michigan State, Northwestern and Valparaiso, as well as road contests at Louisville, Michigan and Notre Dame. The Broncos will play the Detroit Tigers Prospect team for the third year in a row at Joker Marchant Stadium as part of the annual Florida trip. Continue reading


2012 MAC Preseason Coaches Poll Released

Cleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Regular Season and Tournament Champion Kent State and defending MAC West Division Champion Central Michigan have been chosen by the league’s head coaches to win their respective divisions, released today by the league office. The Golden Flashes were also selected by seven of the leagues head coaches to take home the 2012 MAC Tournament title. Continue reading


Western Michigan Assistant Coach Brent Alwine Returns

KALAMAZOO, Mich.- The start of the Western Michigan baseball season is usually greeted with great anticipation, but this year the team has another reason for excitement, as assistant coach Brent Alwine is set to make his return to the program, five months after being involved in a serious automobile accident.
Alwine was critically injured on the evening of Friday, Aug. 26, following an accident on I-94 eastbound with a semi. Alwine has made nearly a full recovery and will rejoin the Bronco baseball program moving forward for the 2012 season. The team begins small group workouts Jan. 17 and holds its first official team practice Jan. 27. Western Michigan also kicks off the season with its annual Leadoff Dinner, Jan. 28, at the Fetzer Center, with this year’s keynote speaker being WMU Hall Famer and former major-leaguer Matt Mieske. Continue reading


Western Michigan participates in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Program

KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Head coach Billy Gernon and members of the bronco baseball team participated in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program at Moorsbridge Elementary School earlier this week.

Fuel Up to Play 60 (www.fueluptoplay60.com) is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council (NDC) and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to combat childhood obesity. Fuel Up to Play 60 helps students make positive changes in their schools by improving opportunities to consume nutrient-rich foods and get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Continue reading


Western Michigan releases 2012 Schedule

KALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan University baseball team has released its 2012 season schedule, featuring 16 home games and a number of highly competitive non-conference contests. As part of the annual trip to Florida, the Broncos will play the Detroit Tigers during spring training at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla. Continue reading