Here is your October 24th Fall Ball Update.
Rhode Island: Keaney 3 Navy 2
Darkness forced the suspension of Game Two in the Keaney-Navy World Series on Friday evening, but when play resumed on Saturday, sophomore Joe Landi scored on redshirt junior Pat Fortunato’s single up the middle to give Keaney the 3-2 win, as well as its fifth consecutive KNWS title. Continue reading
Here is your Fall Ball Update for October 19th.
Washington: Gold 12 Purple 7
SEATTLE – The Gold Squad won game one, 12-7, as the Husky baseball team opened its annual Fall World Series Tuesday night at Husky Ballpark.
Freshmen Michael Camporeale and Robert Pehl each drove in three runs for the victorious Gold team. Junior college transfer Mac Acker picked up the win, going four innings and allowing four hits while striking out four. Austin Voth came on in the sixth inning of the seven-inning game and got the final out to preserve a 9-7 lead and Josh Fedendall closed it out in the seventh. Continue reading
Western Michigan Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator Brent Alwine was seriously injured in a Friday evening around 6:15pm. He is currently in critical but stable condition in the hospital. The school has started to raise funds for his recovery which are detailed below in the WMU Media Relations press release. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a Facebook page which can be joined by clicking here. Continue reading
The Big 12 opens the week with a promising schedule. Texas Tech hosts a tournament, while Nebraska and Missouri are both participating in tournaments away from home. No. 6 Texas plays host to Maryland, with No. 5 Oklahoma playing host to William and Mary. Most of the other match-ups favor the Big 12 teams, including no. 32 Baylor/Oral Roberts, no. 16 Texas A&M/LeMoyne, Oklahoma State/Bryant and Kansas State/Pacific. Unfortunately, Kansas travels to Fort Worth to take on no. 3 TCU, which won’t be good for the early season record.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
Cleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Tournament Champion Kent State and defending MAC Regular Season 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 five of the leagues head coaches to take home the 2011 MAC Tournament title. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan baseball program has released its 2011 schedule, which features 18 home games. The Broncos will also play non-conference regional rivals Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame.
Western Michigan is going to be well-tested on the road, as the Broncos will have 24 games under their belt before their first home game on April 1. WMU opens the season with four games at the Red Rider Classic in Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 18-20, before making its annual Spring trip down to Florida. Continue reading
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Western Michigan baseball has announced the addition of Bobby Walmsley to the Bronco coaching staff as volunteer assistant. Walmsley was the starting catcher at Grand Valley State the past two seasons after beginning his playing career at Michigan State.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan Division of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday, June 22, the hiring of Billy Gernon as the eighth head coach of the Bronco baseball program. Gernon was previously the head coach at IPFW for nine seasons before spending the last two as an assistant at Michigan State. Gernon is the all-time winningest coach in IPFW history.
“We are very pleased to welcome Billy Gernon as our head baseball coach at Western Michigan University,” commented WMU athletic director Kathy Beauregard.