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May 1-12, 2013
The Academic All-District Teams have been announced, as selected
by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
April 1-30, 2013:
Former East Carolina hurler Seth Maness was
promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals on April 29.
Feb. 1-10, 2013: Cincinnati will face Louisville in the inaugural
Reds Collegiate Invitational as part of a doubleheader on
April 6 at Great American Ball Park.
Jan. 28-31, 2013:
Florida State sophomore right-hander Mike Compton
will miss the 2013 season as he will have Tommy John surgery on
his right elbow.
Jan. 21-27, 2013:
Thomas DiBenedetto has been named a volunteer
assistant at Georgetown.
Jan. 14-20, 2013:
The finale of the Big East series with Pittsburgh
at Louisville will be televised on ESPNU.
Jan. 7-13, 2013:
The Georgia Tech Yellow
Jackets have been named the 2012 Most Valuable Program by the
National Alliance of College Summer Baseball.
Jan. 1-6, 2013:
Senior reliever Jonny Hoffman of Indiana has been
removed from the roster due to a violation of team standards.
Dec. 24-31, 2012:
Paul Panik is the new volunteer assistant coach
Dec. 17-23, 2012:
Former Evansville and Southern Illinois head
coach Jim Brownlee has been named pitching coach at Iowa.
Dec. 10-16, 2012:
Houston has installed new pedestals on the
concourse at Cougar Field to recognize the two College World
Series teams of 1953 and 1967.
Dec. 1-9, 2012:
Rider recently drafted Raymond Key from Bristol,
Pa., a 10-year-old who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic
Leukemia (ALL) in 2011.
Nov. 19-30, 2012:
Former Citadel star and current Texas Rangers
minor leaguer Chris McGuiness has been named MVP in the Arizona Fall League.
Nov. 12-18, 2012:
For the third straight year, the Furman baseball
program partnered with the Mauldin Miracle League.
Nov. 1-11, 2012:
Former Hartford head coach Jeff Calcaterra has
joined the staff at Harvard.
Oct. 29-31, 2012:
Cal State Fullerton will host UC Santa Barbara on
Nov. 3 in an exhibition game at Goodwin Field.
Oct. 22-28, 2012:
Cody Apthorpe and T.J. Losby will serve as
co-captains for Bowling Green this season.
Oct. 15-21, 2012:
The CAA Tournament will return to Brooks Field on
the campus of UNC Wilmington for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. more>>
Oct. 8-14, 2012:
Former SIUE standout John “Champ” Summers passed
away on Oct. 11 from kidney cancer.
Oct. 1-7, 2012:
The Ohio Valley Conference has extended its deal
for one more year to hold its baseball championship at Pringles
Park in Jackson, Tenn.
Sept. 24-30, 2012:
Missouri State downed Drury 4-2 on Sept. 29 in
front of 3,753 fans at Hammons Field in the Battle for Bell.
Sept. 17-23, 2012:
LSU junior right-hander Joe Broussard will miss
the 2013 season after surgery on his right elbow.
Sept. 10-16, 2012:
Former Colonial pitcher Bobby Lucas Jr. has been
named coordinator of operations at George Washington.
Sept. 1-9, 2012:
The Big South Conference will split into two
divisions for the upcoming baseball season.
August 27-31, 2012:
Andy Jenkins has been named the volunteer
assistant at Oregon State.
August 20-26, 2012:
Texas A&M has hired Austin Knight to be its
August 13-19, 2012:
Mike Clement has been hired as hitting coach at
August 6-12, 2012:
Former Chanticleer Matt Schilling has returned to
Coastal Carolina as a volunteer assistant coach.
August 1-5, 2012:
Tucker Frawley of Coastal Carolina was named the
2011-12 Big South Conference Male Student-Athlete of the Year.
July 23-31, 2012:
Russell Raley will be the volunteer assistant at
July 16-22, 2012:
Marco Gonzales of Gonzaga fanned nine in eight
innings as Team USA edged The Netherlands to claim
the bronze medal at Honkbal Week.
July 9-15, 2012:
Former East Carolina standout Ben Sanderson was
named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at his alma
July 1-8, 2012:
Jason Dietrich has been named pitching coach at
Cal State Fullerton.
June 11-30, 2012:
Former Michigan State catcher Eric Roof has
returned to his alma mater at volunteer assistant coach under
June 1-10, 2012:
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents
approved Phase 1 of new Siebert Field.
May 1-31, 2012:
Former Ohio All-American Mike Schmidt will be
inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame.
April 16-30, 2012:
Coastal Carolina right-hander Josh Conway will
miss the rest of the 2012 campaign due to an elbow injury.
April 1-15, 2012:
Members of the Georgia Southern baseball team participated in the annual Bulloch County Relay for Life
festivities held on April 13.
March 1-31, 2012:
Southern Miss will wear commemorative green
jerseys for Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day contest against Murray
Feb. 20-29, 2012:
Kevin Jordan, the recipient of a kidney donated
by head coach Tom Walter, will make his home debut for WFU on Feb. 22
vs. High Point.
Feb. 13-19, 2012:
Duke sophomore Chris Marconcini will miss the
2012 season due to a torn ACL in his right knee, suffered during
an intrasquad game.
Feb. 6-12, 2012:
Changes have been made in the schedule for the
Big East-Big Ten Challenge.
Feb. 1-5, 2012:
Saint Joseph’s will play on campus this season
for the first time in more than 50 years.
Jan. 23-31, 2012:
The Big 12 will have six games televised on Fox
Jan. 16-22, 2012:
Junior catcher Mike Zunino was named a recipient
of the 2011 Ben Hill Griffin Award, to recognize the top male
student-athlete at Florida.
Jan. 9-15, 2012:
Former Indiana governor Joe Kernan will receive
the 2012 Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award.
Jan. 1-8, 2012:
Brandon Harris will be one of eight former
William and Mary standouts to be inducted into the 2012 Tribe
Athletics Hall of Fame.
Dec. 12-31, 2011: Jay Sullenger, associate head coach at James
Madison, has resigned to pursue new opportunities.
Dec. 1-11, 2011:
Georgia Tech sophomore Colby Wren was recently
featured on CNN’s The Human Factor, speaking about a
genetic mitochondrial disease.
Nov. 14-30, 2011: BYU
defeated the Ranger club team 8-2 Tuesday in its second game in
the Dominican Republic.
Nov. 7-13, 2011:
Ed Sprague has received a contract extension
through June of 2017 at Pacific.
Nov. 1-6, 2011:
Jack Giese has been named pitching coach at
Oct. 24-31, 2011:
Stony Brook had a ribbon-cutting ceremony
Saturday morning at Joe Nathan Field.
Oct. 17-23, 2011:
Cal State Fullerton completed a two-game fall
scrimmage sweep at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 10-16, 2011:
Wally Ritchie has been hired as pitching coach at
Oct. 1-9, 2011:
Houston will host Rice for a 14-inning fall
scrimmage on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. at Cougar Field.
Sept. 26-30, 2011:
Cal State Fullerton will host a free youth clinic
for children 13 and younger prior to its Family Fun Day
scrimmage at Goodwin Field on Nov. 19.
Sept. 19-25, 2011:
Rick Oliveri has been added to the staff at
Sept. 12-18, 2011:
Team USA U18 defeated UNC Wilmington 9-2 Saturday
in exhibition action at Brooks Field.
Sept. 1-11, 2011:
John Duffy and Brian Meagher have returned to La
Salle as members of Mike Lake’s staff.
August 22-31, 2011:
Former Nebraska assistant Eric Newman has been
named head coach at UC San Diego.
August 15-21, 2011:
Travis Beazley has been named pitching coach at
August 8-14, 2011:
Tag Montague has been hired as an assistant coach
August 1-7, 2011:
David Esquer has agreed to a new five-year
contract as head coach at California.
July 25-31, 2011:
Clemson head coach Jack Leggett has signed a new
five-year contract through the 2016 season.
July 18-24, 2011:
The Cape Cod League All-Stars were announced on
Friday, July 22. Stony Brook leads the way with three players.
July 11-17, 2011:
San Francisco head coach Nino Giarrantano
recently donated a kidney to his father.
July 1-10, 2011:
Temple appears to be closing in on its choice to
replace Rob Valli as baseball coach.
June 1-30, 2011:
The Colonial Athletic Association has increased
its tournament field from four to six, beginning with the 2012
May 23-31, 2011:
Associate head coach David Grewe has resigned at
May 16-22, 2011:
Arkansas freshman infielder Dominic Ficociello
has been named to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.
May 9-15, 2011:
Belmont will join the Ohio Valley Conference for the 2012-13
May 1-8, 2011:
VCU head coach Paul Keyes has received a
three-game suspension per NCAA rules for physical abuse of an
April 18-30, 2011:
Richmond freshman shortstop Mike Small suffered a
leg injury on Wednesday at Virginia and will require
April 11-17, 2011:
Johnathan Taylor of Georgia continues his
rehabilitation at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.
April 1-10, 2011:
Baseball will remain at the University of
March 28-31, 2011:
Prior to its Big East series at Georgetown, the
Cincinnati Bearcats visited Walter Reed Army
Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
March 21-27, 2011:
Ken Henderson, interim head coach at SIU, has been suspended for three games by the
MVC for bumping an umpire, per NCAA rules.
March 14-20, 2011:
UNC will partner
with the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center for the second annual UNC
BaseBald for the Cure on April 2.
March 1-13, 2011: Portland will continue its series at Hawaii after being evacuated from its hotel due
to a tsunami warning following the earthquake in Japan.
Feb. 21-28, 2011: Garrett Bayliff, Wichita State sophomore
outfielder, dislocated his right ankle causing a fracture in his
right fibula on a steal attempt on Saturday.
Feb. 14-20, 2011:
Because of forecasted inclement weather in
Southern California, several games have changed start times for
Feb. 7-13, 2011:
Nearly 250 people participated in the “Do It For
Duffy” 5K Run/Walk on Saturday morning at Mississippi State.
Feb. 1-6, 2011:
Despite snow over most of the outfield and foul
territory, Kansas held a scrimmage on Saturday afternoon at
Jan. 24-31, 2011:
Texas topped the UT Alumni 6-3 at UFCU
Disch-Falk Field. Cal State Fullerton defeated the Titan Alumni
squad 5-1 at Goodwin Field. more>>
Jan. 17-23, 2011:
Kansas State has named former Kansas assistant
John Szefc as Associate Head Coach and he will be the team’s
Jan. 10-16, 2011:
Rob Childress, entering his sixth season as head
coach at Texas A&M, received a contract extension through the
Jan. 1-9, 2011:
The Metrodome will not be available to Minnesota
during February and March.
Dec. 20-31, 2010:
Former Towson standout Casper Wells will be
recognized on Feb. 5 at halftime of the Tigers men’s basketball
game with Georgia State.
Dec. 13-19, 2010:
Mark Kingston of Illinois State will
receive the college Coach of the Year award at the 2011 Pitch &
Hit Club of Chicago awards evening.
Dec. 6-12, 2010:
During the fall, Fresno State has been involved
in community service.
Dec. 1-5, 2010:
San Francisco coach Nino Giarratano has been
named the four-year college Coach of the Year by the Northern
California Scouts Association.
Nov. 22-30, 2010:
Marc MacMillan has been hired as an assistant
coach at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Nov. 15-21, 2010:
Former Texas A&M All-American hurler Barret Loux
has signed a professional contract with the Texas Rangers.
Nov. 8-14, 2010:
Garrett Wittels will carry his 56-game hit streak
into the 2011 season and ESPN will televise FIU’s first weekend
Nov. 1-7, 2010:
Former UCLA star Ron Roenicke was hired as
manager of the Milwaukee Brewers, the first former Bruin to
manage a big league club.
Oct. 25-31, 2010:
Former VCU standout Brandon Inge was named Marvin Miller Man of the Year in
the Major League Baseball Players Choice Awards.
Oct. 18-24, 2010:
Kirk McConnell has been named volunteer assistant
at Ole Miss.
Oct. 11-17, 2010:
Texas fell behind 5-0 after four innings before
rallying for a 7-5 exhibition win over Vanderbilt in 12 innings
at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
Oct. 1-10, 2010:
Tony Gwynn, head coach at San Diego State and a
member of the MLB Hall of Fame, has been
diagnosed with cancer of a salivary gland.
Sept. 20-30, 2010:
Curtis Brown has been promoted to associate head
coach at Georgetown.
Sept. 13-19, 2010:
Rick Rembielak will be the volunteer assistant at
Sept. 6-12, 2010:
Cal State Fullerton announced staff changes.
Sept. 1-5, 2010:
Chris Pollard has received a three-year contract
extension as head coach at Appalachian State.
August 23-31, 2010:
P.J. Finigan has been hired as pitching coach at
his alma mater, Southern Illinois.
August 16-22, 2010:
Chuck Ristano has been hired as the volunteer
assistant at Notre Dame.
August 9-15, 2010:
Ash Lawson has been hired as an assistant coach
and recruiting coordinator at Tennessee.
August 1-8, 2010:
Former Kentucky outfielder Keenan Wiley has
signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Braves.
July 26-31, 2010:
Infielder Jimmy Roesinger of Dayton became just
the second player in Coastal Plain League history to play all
nine positions in one game.
July 19-25, 2010:
Terry Sisisky, the former radio voice of the
Virginia Commonwealth University Rams, passed away on July 22
from cancer at the age of 58.
July 12-18, 2010: George Springer of Connecticut had three hits,
including two doubles, as Team USA completed a five-game sweep of Korea.
July 1-11, 2010: Former Major League All-Star Darin Erstad has
returned to his alma mater, Nebraska, as an assistant coach.
June 21-30, 2010: Derek Dietrich of Georgia Tech has been named the
2010 ACC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
June 7-20, 2010:
CBI’s Sean Ryan recently appeared twice on Tim
Brando’s radio show on Sporting News Radio.
June 1-6, 2010:
Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell has been
suspended for three games for his confrontation with an umpire
May 17-30, 2010:
Cal State Fullerton junior outfielder Gary Brown
has been sidelined by a broken finger on his left hand.
May 10-16, 2010:
The 2010 Academic All-District Baseball Teams
have been released through the College Sports Information
Directors of America.
May 1-9, 2010:
The College World Series Legends Team has been
April 19-30, 2010:
Sean Ryan, co-founder of
CollegeBaseballInsider.com, was featured recently in an AP
April 12-18, 2010: Air Force head coach Mike Hutcheon has resigned
effective at the end of this season.
April 1-11, 2010:
Mike Leake, former All-American hurler at Arizona
State, made his Major League and professional debut on
April 11 for the Cincinnati Reds.
March 22-31, 2010: Nebraska pitcher Mike Nesseth will miss the rest
of the 2010 season with an elbow injury.
March 15-21, 2010:
LSU will wear green on St. Patrick’s Day for its 6:30 p.m. home
game against Nicholls State at Alex Box Stadium.
March 8-14, 2010:
There are 95 nominees for the College World
Series Legends Team, to be honored this year at the
final CWS at Rosenblatt Stadium.
March 1-7, 2010:
The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission
announced the official watch list for the 2010 Johnny Bench
Feb. 22-28, 2010:
Florida and Florida State were both postponed on
Friday due to snow.
Feb. 15-21, 2010:
Bradley’s two-game series this weekend at
Illinois has been cancelled due to snow and below-average
Feb. 8-14, 2010:
James Madison has cancelled its season-opening
home series with Marist on Feb. 19-21 due to recent heavy
Feb. 1-7, 2010:
South Carolina sophomore outfielder Jackie
Bradley Jr. will miss four to eight weeks with a broken right
Jan. 25-31, 2010:
Cal State Fullerton and Texas each defeated its
alumni team on Saturday.
Jan. 18-24, 2010:
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball program
will join the Corpus Christi PAL on the
rebuilding and clean up of a youth baseball field.
Jan. 11-17, 2010:
Texas will hold its annual Fan Appreciation Day
and Alumni Game at Disch-Falk Field on Jan. 30.
Jan. 1-10, 2010:
Head coach Dave Serrano recently talked about the
outlook for the 2010 Cal State Fullerton Titans.
Dec. 16-31, 2009:
Former LSU third baseman Derek Helenihi has
signed a free-agent contract with the Chicago Cubs and will join
the team for spring training.
Dec. 1-15, 2009:
head coach Paul Mainieri participated in the annual Tree of Life
ceremony at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge on Dec. 10.
Nov. 16-30, 2009:
The Georgia Tech baseball team will help raise
money for injured Georgia freshman Chance Veazey.
Nov. 1-15, 2009:
Full-tournament passes are now on sale for the
2010 ACC Baseball Championships, May 26-30 at
Greensboro’s NewBridge Bank Park.
Oct. 26-31, 2009: A jury in Lewis and Clark County, Montana, ruled
against aluminum bat maker Hillerich & Bradsby Co. in a civil
suit over the death of Miles City American Legion pitcher
Brandon Patch in a 2003 game in Helena.
Oct. 19-25, 2009:
Steven Sultzbaugh and Diego Seastrunk combined
for seven RBI as host Rice defeated Texas State 14-6 in
exhibition action at Reckling Park.
Oct. 12-18, 2009:
Troy swept a doubleheader from the Ontario Blue
Jays on Sunday, Oct. 18, winning 6-3 and 20-2.
Oct. 5-11, 2009:
announced its new home will be at All Pro Freight Stadium in
Avon, Ohio, for the next two years.
Oct. 1-4, 2009:
National champion LSU went to Washington, D.C.,
on Sept. 30.
Sept. 21-30, 2009:
Hartford will name its baseball facility
Fiondella Field after Robert Fiondella and his family.
Sept. 14-20, 2009:
Parish President Tommy Martinez has declared Thursday, Sept. 17
will be Paul Mainieri Day in the Louisiana Parish.
Sept. 7-13, 2009:
Jedd Soto has received a three-year contract
extension as head coach at Saint Mary’s through the 2012 season.
Sept. 1-6, 2009:
Kansas State has given head coach Brad Hill a new four-year
contract through the 2013 season.
24-31, 2009: Marty Lees has been promoted to associate head
coach at Oregon State.
17-23, 2009: Kentucky left-hander James Paxton will
return for his senior season.
10-16, 2009: Former Auburn pitcher Brent Schoening passed away
on August 16 after a lengthy battle with leukemia.
1-9, 2009: Duke senior Nate Freiman was named
ACC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year and headlined the
All-ACC Academic Baseball Team.
Former Charlotte catcher Kris Rochelle has
been hired at his alma mater as an assistant coach.
Former UAB pitcher James Oliver has received an
NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
Virginia Tech head coach Pete Hughes has agreed
to a contract extension through the 2014 season.
July 6-12, 2009:
LSU outfielder/DH Blake Dean will return for his
July 1-5, 2009:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee head coach
Scott Doffek has signed a new three-year contract.
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