Here is a listing of Fall Ball Recaps from the last couple of days around College Baseball.
Purdue: Black 11 Gold 10
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An early 8-0 lead helped the Black team withstand a valiant comeback effort and earn an 11-10 victory in game two of Purdue baseball’s Black & Gold Series Friday afternoon at Lambert Field.
The win allowed the Black team to a two games to none lead in the five-game fall series. Game three is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. Continue reading
Here is a bunch of recaps from Fall Ball Games from this week.
Indiana State 11 Ontario Blue Jays 1
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Indiana State baseball team hit the field for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 20, taking on the Ontario Blue Jays at Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium. The Sycamores got off to a hot start and rode a six-run first inning to victory, defeating the Blue Jays by a score of 11-1. Continue reading
By: John Lockwood
2011 College Baseball Daily MVC Player of the Year – Chris O’Brien, Wichita State
Chris O’Brien of Wichita State is 2011 CBD Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year. The junior catcher from Tulsa, OK, absolutely knocked the cover off the ball in his first full season of duty, hitting .410, tallying 100 hits and 25 doubles, while managing a .495 on-base-percentage—all league bests. His 100 hits were also good for second-most in the nation. O’Brien placed in to the top 3 in the Valley in homeruns (10), RBI (70), and runs scored (56). O’Brien, who hit above .500 for the majority of conference-play, also led the conference with 31 multi-hit games and finishes the season on a career-best 29-game hitting streak. He is a finalist for both the Johnny Bench (best collegiate catcher) and Dick Howser (top collegiate player as voted on by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association) awards. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the 30 semifinalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This marks the 34th consecutive year that the award has been presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
OMAHA, Neb. – For just the second time in school history the Creighton baseball team ends the Missouri Valley Tournament as champions, defeating Wichita State 3-1 on Saturday night. Creighton’s pitching staff allowed just four hits on the day, surrendering the only run in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Jays win the first MVC Tournament title since 2007, earning the automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. Creighton (44-14) battled through the losers’ bracket to make it to the championship, defeating Missouri State twice to earn the right to play for the title. The Jays will learn their fate for the field of 64 on Monday at 11:30 with a selection show put on by the NCAA. Continue reading
Here is your Missouri Valley Recap for May 27th, courtesy of the Missouri Valley Conference:
#2 Wichita State 9 – #6 Indiana State 0
OMAHA, Neb. – Wichita State (39-25) scored seven runs in the first two innings and two pitchers combined on a four hit shutout as the Shockers cruised to a 9-0 win Friday afternoon over Indiana State (29-28) to advance to the 2011 State Farm Missouri Valley Championship game. Continue reading
Here is your Missouri Valley Conference Recap for May 26th.
#7 Indiana State 7 #3 Illinois State 6
OMAHA, Neb. – An eighth-inning sacrifice fly from sophomore Robby Ort gave the Indiana State baseball team a late one-run lead and senior Blake Drake picked up his 10th save of the season in the ninth, leading the Sycamores past the Illinois State Redbirds in an elimination game from the 2011 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. Continue reading
Here is your Missouri Valley Conference Recap for May 25th.
#5 Southern Illinois 5 – #8 Bradley 1
OMAHA, Neb. – Junior pitcher Cameron Maldonado threw a complete game to lead the Southern Illinois baseball team to a 5-1 win over Bradley on Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park in an elimination game in the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Continue reading
Here is your Missouri Valley Conference Recap.
#6 Indiana State 5 #3 Illinois State 2
OMAHA, Neb. – The Indiana State baseball team scored two runs in the top of the first inning on Tuesday and never looked back, opening the 2011 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference with a 5-2 victory over the third-seeded Illinois State Redbirds from TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. Continue reading
By: John Lockwood
The 2011 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship tournament will take place from May 24-28 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, NE. TD Ameritrade Park is the home of the Creighton University Jays as well as the College World Series, which will be played there from June 18-29. The format of the tournament is the same as in past seasons, with all eight teams of the MVC being seeded and matched-up accordingly along a two-sided bracket. The tournament is double-elimination with a one game championship to be played Saturday, May 28th. Continue reading