Here are your Early Signing Day releases for December 8th.
Delaware State signs two
Dover, Del. (Dec. 7, 2009) — Delaware State University head baseball coach J.P. Blandin has announced that two high school seniors have committed to attend DSU during the early signing period.
Blandin says Polytech (Del.) High School pitcher Matt McClain and outfielder Tyon Ore of Norfolk, Va., have signed to compete for the Hornets beginning in the 2010-11 season.
McClain, a right hander, posted a 6-3 record with a 1.69 earned run average as a junior at Polytech last season. He was also credited with two saves, 63 strikeouts and just 11 walks.
The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today with number 80 in our countdown with Xavier junior two-way player Ben Thomas from Columbus Ohio where he attended Westerville Central High School. He played all four seasons of high school ball under Scott Walberry where he was named All-Ohio Capital Conference and First-Team All-District as a senior. Multiple scouting services named Thomas the top high school prospect in Ohio but decided to head to Xavier.
Here is your Fall Ball Recap for October 20th. Click on the respective link for the full recap.
Here is your Fall Ball Recap for October 17th. Click on the respective link for the full recap.
Here is your Fall Ball Recap for October 16th. Click on the respective link for a full recap.
Here is your recap of Fall Baseball Games for October 10th. Click on the respective link for the full story.
Head Coach Scoot Googins Adds Nick Otte to Coaching Staff
CINCINNATI – Xavier baseball head coach Scoot Googins has announced the addition of Nick Otte to the XU coaching staff. He will serve primarily as the pitching coach for the Musketeers after serving three years as an assistant at Miami (Ohio).
Taylor Wall tossed a complete game shutout against Kansas State to set up a winner-take-all Monday matchup. (Rice Photo)
Houston Regional host Rice and Xavier met in the afternoon game, playing for a spot in the regional final. The Owls cruised to a 12-5 victory over the Muskateers, setting up a re-match of Saturday night’s Kansas State-Rice matchup in the finals. Here is your day 3 recap for the Houston Regional.
(1) Rice 12, (3) Xavier 5
HOUSTON — The Rice baseball team collected 15 hits, including eight for extra bases, and sailed behind a complete game pitching performance from junior right-hander Jared Rogers for a 12-5 win over visiting Xavier in the early game of the NCAA Houston Regional Sunday afternoon at Reckling Park. The Owls fought-off elimination to advance to play Kansas State at 6 pm. Continue reading
A.J. Morris tossed his fifth complete game of the season in Kansas State's 7-6 victory over Rice. (ESPN Photo)
Day 2 of the Houston Regional saw Sam Houston State meet Xavier in the first elimination game and Rice take on Kansas State in the night cap. Here is your day 2 recap for the Houston Regional.
(3) Xavier 9, (4) Sam Houston State 6
HOUSTON – The third-seeded Xavier baseball team captured the program’s first NCAA Tournament win Saturday afternoon, eliminating No. 4 Sam Houston State, 9-6, at Reckling Park in the Houston Regional hosted by Rice University. Junior Neil Lindgren’s two-run homer in the seventh scored the winning run for XU and senior shortstop Jordan Conley closed out the game on the mound for the Musketeers. Continue reading
Here is your recap for the Houston TX regional.
Kansas State 16 Xavier 8
HOUSTON, Texas – Justin Bloxom went 5-for-5 at the plate with two home runs as 14th-ranked Kansas State cruised to a 16-8 win over Xavier in its first-ever NCAA Regional baseball game Friday afternoon at Reckling Park.
The Wildcats (42-16-1) belted 17 hits against the Musketeers (38-20) as Bloxom, Jordan Cruz (3-for-4), Carter Jurica (2-for-4) and Jason King (2-for-3) led the K-State offense in the opening game of the Houston Regional at Rice University. Continue reading