FROM NCBWA RELEASE
Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Continue reading
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WICHITA, Kan. – The 2012 Wichita State baseball schedule features 15 games against 2011 NCAA Tournament teams along with 36 home games, head coach Gene Stephenson announced Oct. 24. Continue reading
Here is your October 15th Fall Ball Recap.
Coastal Carolina: Bronze 4 Black 2
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina baseball team started its 2011 fall World Series Friday afternoon with the Bronze squad edging the Black squad 4-2, following a one-and-a-half hour session of showing their skills to at least 25 Major League Baseball scouts at Watson Stadium. Continue reading
Here is your October 12th Fall Ball Recap.
HOUSTON - The University of Houston baseball team competed against the Rice Owls Tuesday night in a 14-inning scrimmage at Cougar Field.
The extended scrimmage was a chance for head coach Todd Whitting to evaluate his squad, which has been holding fall practices since Sept. 6. Continue reading
Here is your October 11th Fall Ball Update.
Indiana: Cream 4 Crimson 0
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Powered by five innings of no-hit baseball for starting pitcher Chad Martin, Team Cream took a 1-0 advantage in the IU Baseball Cream vs. Crimson Series on Monday. A four-run fifth inning propelled Martin’s squad to a 4-0 victory in the series opener. Continue reading
Here is your October 7th Fall Ball Update.
Duke: White moves to 2-0
DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke baseball team wrapped up its second week of fall practice with a pair of intrasquad games. Continue reading
Here is your October 5th Fall Ball Update.
North Carolina: Navy 0 Blue 0
Chapel Hill, N.C.- Dominant pitching was the theme of Tuesday afternoon’s scrimmage as Navy and Blue fought to a 0-0 tie in a contest that lasted eight and one-half innings. Tate Parrish and Chris O’Brien threw for Navy while Hobbs Johnson and George Carter were on the mound for Blue. Navy held a four to two edge in hits, with Blue committing the only error of the game on a failed pick-off attempt in the eighth inning. Continue reading
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