CINCINNATI – After a decorated playing career and four years as an assistant on the Xavier baseball staff, Billy O’Conner was named the program’s seventh head coach on Tuesday. “Billy is the full package when it comes to his playing, coaching and recruiting experience,” said Xavier Director of Athletics Greg Christopher. “His passion for Xavier, […]
CINCINNATI – Veteran coach Scott Googins has been named the University of Cincinnati’s 28th baseball head coach, Director of Athletics Mike Bohn announced Tuesday. Googins will be introduced to the media at a 1 p.m. ET press conference on Wednesday in the Richard E. Lindner Center in Varsity Village.
Xavier 11 Oklahoma 0 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An explosive first inning on offense and combined shutout, fueled by a season-high eight innings for Trent Astle, secured an 11-0 win for Xavier Baseball over No. 2 seed Oklahoma. The win in the elimination game of the Louisville Regional on Sunday afternoon marks the sixth NCAA Tournament victory in Xavier Baseball history.
Game 3: Xavier 3 Radford 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A strong outing for Garrett Schilling helped Xavier Baseball pick up the fifth NCAA Tournament win in program history on Saturday afternoon. The No. 3 seed Musketeers topped the No. 4 seed Radford Highlanders, 3-1, in the Louisville Regional held at University of Louisville’s Jim Patterson […]
Game 1: Oklahoma 7 Xavier 2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The second-seeded University of Oklahoma baseball team used a seven-run, seven-hit seventh inning to top three-seed Xavier, 7-2, in its NCAA Regional opener at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Ky., on Friday afternoon. The Sooners (35-22) will face the winner of No. 1-seed and host school Louisville […]
We continue our countdown to the start of the 2017 season today with a brief rundown of the Big East Conference. Last season, Xavier got hot at the end of the year sweeping through the Big East Tournament before surprising Vanderbilt in the first game of the Nashville Regional which ended up putting the Musketeers […]
NEW YORK – Xavier and St. John’s split the coaches’ vote to be the league’s preseason favorite for the 2017 season. The Musketeers were last year’s BIG EAST regular season and tournament champions and represented the league in the NCAA tournament in 2016. St. John’s repeats as the preseason pick by the coaches for the […]
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – While the league’s All-Star Game might have been the main focus last week, Newport outfielder Stephen Scott (Vanderbilt) and Valley left-hander Trent Astle (Xavier) stood out individually to earn New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) Player and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively, for the first time this season.