The Cougars received all 10 possible first-place votes and 100 points in the coaches’ balloting, as coaches were not permitted to vote for their own teams. CofC also grabbed 19 of 22 first-place votes and 239 points in the media poll. Coach Monte Lee’s team returns six of nine starters in the field as well as a pair of weekend starting pitchers from the 2010 team that was 44-19 overall and finished second in the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Wofford head coach Todd Interdonato who is entering his fourth season in charge of the Terriers program. He enters the year with a career record of 58-105 while going 17-38 overall and 9-21 in Southern Conference play last season. the Terriers return one of the top prospects in the entire country with catcher Mac Doyle. Continue reading
The 2010 season was a historic season for the Southern Conference. After getting 2 teams in Regionals in 5 of 6 previous years, along with the SOCON tourney champion and regular season champion(The Citadel) 2 teams, College of Charleston and Elon earned an at-large bid putting 3 SOCON teams in NCAA postseason for the first time in history of the league. In 2010 the SOCON finished the season with 7 teams with RPI in the top 75. Continue reading
Wofford preseason All-American catcher Mac Doyle’s status is up in the air. I spoke with Wofford College head coach Todd Interdonato stated that he still hasn’t made a decision on whether Doyle will play this season after having an injury to his throwing arm.
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SPARTANBURG, SC – Wofford College announced the 2011 baseball schedule today, which is highlighted by a home games against Harvard, Pittsburgh and a home-and-home series with 2010 National Champion South Carolina. Road trips to Clemson and Duke are also on the slate for head coach Todd Interdonato and his squad.
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Sullivan comes from Wofford College where he was recently named an assistant coach in June.
Here is your ACC Recap for May 12th.
DELAND, Fla. – Fifth-ranked Florida State (37-12) wrapped up its non-conference regular season schedule with a 6-2 victory over Stetson (25-25) Wednesday evening on Melching Field at Conrad Park. With the win, the Seminoles defeated the Hatters for the 12th time in a row, while extending their win streak to five on Stetson’s home turf.
Hunter Scantling worked 6.0 plus innings to improve to 3-2 on the year. The sophomore right hander allowed two runs on seven hits as he walked two and struck out three. Scantling survived three line drives back toward the mound on Wednesday night in leading the Seminoles to the season sweep over the Hatters.
Here is your SEC Recap for May 11th.
NASHVILLE — Jason Esposito’s solo home run off the roof of adjacent Memorial Gym in the bottom of the 17th inning lifted Vanderbilt to an 11-10 win over Louisville Tuesday night at Hawkins Field.
The Commodores won their third straight game to improve to 36-13 overall while the Cardinals fell to 40-9 on the year.
U of L reliever Andy Flett recorded the first two outs of the 17th before Esposito crushed a 0-1 changeup over the "Green Monster" fence in left field and onto Memorial Gym to win the game. It was his team leading ninth homer of the year, ending a game that went five hours and 33 minutes.
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford catcher Mac Doyle has been named the Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week while Samford’s Josh Martin has been selected as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for all games from May 3-9.
#4 LSU 13 Binghamton 7
BATON ROUGE, La. – A seven-run eighth inning by LSU erased a 7-6 deficit and powered the fourth-ranked Tigers to a 13-7 win over Binghamton Wednesday night in Alex Box Stadium.
The Tigers (21-3) captured their seventh straight victory and their 17th-straight regular-season win over a non-conference opponent dating back to last season. Binghamton dropped to 6-11 with the loss.