Dec. 31, 2013


Lineup Card


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December 16-31, 2013

Head coaches Pete Dunn of Stetson, Jack Leggett of Clemson and Paul Mainieri of LSU will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame on Friday, Jan. 3 at the annual convention in Dallas. more>>


December 1-15, 2013: A handful of Lipscomb players were invited to a prom in November and made sure to make the night special for many of the guests. more>>


September 1-15, 2013: Former Auburn head coach John Pawlowski will be the pitching coach on Tony Gwynn’s staff at San Diego State. more>>


August 19-31, 2013: The OVC signed a three-year deal with The Ballpark at Jackson to continue holding its baseball championship there, in 2014, 2015 and 2016. more>>


August 12-18, 2013: Tracy Woodson has filled out his coaching staff at Richmond. more>>


August 1-11, 2013: Larry Day has been brought in as an assistant at Ohio to work with pitchers and catchers. more>>


July 1-31, 2013: Bill Mosiello has been named associate head coach at TCU, while Kirk Saarloos will become recruiting coordinator. more>>


June 1-30, 2013: Wichita State head coach Todd Butler has added Brian Walker and Scott Gurss to his staff. more>>


May 1-31, 2013: The Academic All-District Teams have been announced, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). more>>


April 1-30, 2013: Former East Carolina hurler Seth Maness was promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals on April 29. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Jan. 21-27, 2013: Thomas DiBenedetto has been named a volunteer assistant at Georgetown. more>>


Jan. 14-20, 2013: The finale of the Big East series with Pittsburgh at Louisville will be televised on ESPNU. more>>


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. more>>


Jan. 1-6, 2013: Senior reliever Jonny Hoffman of Indiana has been removed from the roster due to a violation of team standards. more>>


Dec. 24-31, 2012: Paul Panik is the new volunteer assistant coach at Butler. more>>


Dec. 17-23, 2012: Former Evansville and Southern Illinois head coach Jim Brownlee has been named pitching coach at Iowa. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Nov. 19-30, 2012: Former Citadel star and current Texas Rangers minor leaguer Chris McGuiness has been named MVP in the Arizona Fall League. more>>


Nov. 12-18, 2012: For the third straight year, the Furman baseball program partnered with the Mauldin Miracle League. more>>


Nov. 1-11, 2012: Former Hartford head coach Jeff Calcaterra has joined the staff at Harvard. more>>


Oct. 29-31, 2012: Cal State Fullerton will host UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 3 in an exhibition game at Goodwin Field. more>>


Oct. 22-28, 2012: Cody Apthorpe and T.J. Losby will serve as co-captains for Bowling Green this season. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Sept. 17-23, 2012: LSU junior right-hander Joe Broussard will miss the 2013 season after surgery on his right elbow. more>>


Sept. 10-16, 2012: Former Colonial pitcher Bobby Lucas Jr. has been named coordinator of operations at George Washington. more>>


Sept. 1-9, 2012: The Big South Conference will split into two divisions for the upcoming baseball season. more>>


August 27-31, 2012: Andy Jenkins has been named the volunteer assistant at Oregon State. more>>


August 20-26, 2012: Texas A&M has hired Austin Knight to be its volunteer assistant. more>>


August 13-19, 2012: Mike Clement has been hired as hitting coach at Kansas State. more>>


August 6-12, 2012: Former Chanticleer Matt Schilling has returned to Coastal Carolina as a volunteer assistant coach. more>>


August 1-5, 2012: Tucker Frawley of Coastal Carolina was named the 2011-12 Big South Conference Male Student-Athlete of the Year. more>>


July 23-31, 2012: Russell Raley will be the volunteer assistant at Texas Tech. more>>


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. more>>


July 9-15, 2012: Former East Carolina standout Ben Sanderson was named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at his alma mater. more>>


July 1-8, 2012: Jason Dietrich has been named pitching coach at Cal State Fullerton. more>>


June 11-30, 2012: Former Michigan State catcher Eric Roof has returned to his alma mater at volunteer assistant coach under Jake Boss. more>>


June 1-10, 2012: The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved Phase 1 of new Siebert Field. more>>


May 1-31, 2012: Former Ohio All-American Mike Schmidt will be inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame. more>>


April 16-30, 2012: Coastal Carolina right-hander Josh Conway will miss the rest of the 2012 campaign due to an elbow injury. more>>


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. more>>


March 1-31, 2012: Southern Miss will wear commemorative green jerseys for Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day contest against Murray State. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Feb. 6-12, 2012: Changes have been made in the schedule for the Big East-Big Ten Challenge. more>>


Feb. 1-5, 2012: Saint Joseph’s will play on campus this season for the first time in more than 50 years. more>>


Jan. 23-31, 2012: The Big 12 will have six games televised on Fox Sports Net. more>>


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. more>>


Jan. 9-15, 2012: Former Indiana governor Joe Kernan will receive the 2012 Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award. more>>


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. more>>


Dec. 12-31, 2011: Jay Sullenger, associate head coach at James Madison, has resigned to pursue new opportunities. more>>


Dec. 1-11, 2011: Georgia Tech sophomore Colby Wren was recently featured on CNN’s The Human Factor, speaking about a genetic mitochondrial disease. more>>


Nov. 14-30, 2011: BYU defeated the Ranger club team 8-2 Tuesday in its second game in the Dominican Republic. more>>


Nov. 7-13, 2011: Ed Sprague has received a contract extension through June of 2017 at Pacific. more>>


Nov. 1-6, 2011: Jack Giese has been named pitching coach at Oklahoma. more>>


Oct. 24-31, 2011: Stony Brook had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday morning at Joe Nathan Field. more>>


Oct. 17-23, 2011: Cal State Fullerton completed a two-game fall scrimmage sweep at Vanderbilt. more>>


Oct. 10-16, 2011: Wally Ritchie has been hired as pitching coach at BYU. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Sept. 19-25, 2011: Rick Oliveri has been added to the staff at Monmouth. more>>


Sept. 12-18, 2011: Team USA U18 defeated UNC Wilmington 9-2 Saturday in exhibition action at Brooks Field. more>>


Sept. 1-11, 2011: John Duffy and Brian Meagher have returned to La Salle as members of Mike Lake’s staff. more>>


August 22-31, 2011: Former Nebraska assistant Eric Newman has been named head coach at UC San Diego. more>>


August 15-21, 2011: Travis Beazley has been named pitching coach at VMI. more>>


August 8-14, 2011: Tag Montague has been hired as an assistant coach at Richmond. more>>


August 1-7, 2011: David Esquer has agreed to a new five-year contract as head coach at California. more>>


July 25-31, 2011: Clemson head coach Jack Leggett has signed a new five-year contract through the 2016 season. more>>


July 18-24, 2011: The Cape Cod League All-Stars were announced on Friday, July 22. Stony Brook leads the way with three players. more>>


July 11-17, 2011: San Francisco head coach Nino Giarrantano recently donated a kidney to his father. more>>


July 1-10, 2011: Temple appears to be closing in on its choice to replace Rob Valli as baseball coach. more>>


June 1-30, 2011: The Colonial Athletic Association has increased its tournament field from four to six, beginning with the 2012 championship. more>>


May 23-31, 2011: Associate head coach David Grewe has resigned at LSU. more>>


May 16-22, 2011: Arkansas freshman infielder Dominic Ficociello has been named to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. more>>


May 9-15, 2011: Belmont will join the Ohio Valley Conference for the 2012-13 academic year. more>>


May 1-8, 2011: VCU head coach Paul Keyes has received a three-game suspension per NCAA rules for physical abuse of an umpire. more>>


April 18-30, 2011: Richmond freshman shortstop Mike Small suffered a leg injury on Wednesday at Virginia and will require season-ending surgery. more>>


April 11-17, 2011: Johnathan Taylor of Georgia continues his rehabilitation at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta. more>>


April 1-10, 2011: Baseball will remain at the University of California, Berkeley. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Feb. 14-20, 2011: Because of forecasted inclement weather in Southern California, several games have changed start times for Friday. more>>


Feb. 7-13, 2011: Nearly 250 people participated in the “Do It For Duffy” 5K Run/Walk on Saturday morning at Mississippi State. more>>


Feb. 1-6, 2011: Despite snow over most of the outfield and foul territory, Kansas held a scrimmage on Saturday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark. more>>


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 hitting coach. more>>


Jan. 10-16, 2011: Rob Childress, entering his sixth season as head coach at Texas A&M, received a contract extension through the 2015 season. more>>


Jan. 1-9, 2011: The Metrodome will not be available to Minnesota during February and March. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Dec. 6-12, 2010: During the fall, Fresno State has been involved in community service. more>>


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. more>>


Nov. 22-30, 2010: Marc MacMillan has been hired as an assistant coach at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. more>>


Nov. 15-21, 2010: Former Texas A&M All-American hurler Barret Loux has signed a professional contract with the Texas Rangers. more>>


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 series. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Oct. 18-24, 2010: Kirk McConnell has been named volunteer assistant at Ole Miss. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Sept. 20-30, 2010: Curtis Brown has been promoted to associate head coach at Georgetown. more>>


Sept. 13-19, 2010: Rick Rembielak will be the volunteer assistant at Georgia Tech. more>>


Sept. 6-12, 2010: Cal State Fullerton announced staff changes. more>>


Sept. 1-5, 2010: Chris Pollard has received a three-year contract extension as head coach at Appalachian State. more>>


August 23-31, 2010: P.J. Finigan has been hired as pitching coach at his alma mater, Southern Illinois. more>>


August 16-22, 2010: Chuck Ristano has been hired as the volunteer assistant at Notre Dame. more>>


August 9-15, 2010: Ash Lawson has been hired as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Tennessee. more>>


August 1-8, 2010: Former Kentucky outfielder Keenan Wiley has signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Braves. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


July 12-18, 2010: George Springer of Connecticut had three hits, including two doubles, as Team USA completed a five-game sweep of Korea. more>>


July 1-11, 2010: Former Major League All-Star Darin Erstad has returned to his alma mater, Nebraska, as an assistant coach. more>>


June 21-30, 2010: Derek Dietrich of Georgia Tech has been named the 2010 ACC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. more>>


June 7-20, 2010: CBI’s Sean Ryan recently appeared twice on Tim Brando’s radio show on Sporting News Radio. more>>


June 1-6, 2010: Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell has been suspended for three games for his confrontation with an umpire on May 29. more>>


May 17-30, 2010: Cal State Fullerton junior outfielder Gary Brown has been sidelined by a broken finger on his left hand. more>>


May 10-16, 2010: The 2010 Academic All-District Baseball Teams have been released through the College Sports Information Directors of America. more>>


May 1-9, 2010: The College World Series Legends Team has been announced. more>>


April 19-30, 2010: Sean Ryan, co-founder of, was featured recently in an AP story. more>>


April 12-18, 2010: Air Force head coach Mike Hutcheon has resigned effective at the end of this season. more>>


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. more>>


March 22-31, 2010: Nebraska pitcher Mike Nesseth will miss the rest of the 2010 season with an elbow injury. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


March 1-7, 2010: The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced the official watch list for the 2010 Johnny Bench Award. more>>


Feb. 22-28, 2010: Florida and Florida State were both postponed on Friday due to snow. more>>


Feb. 15-21, 2010: Bradley’s two-game series this weekend at Illinois has been cancelled due to snow and below-average temperatures. more>>


Feb. 8-14, 2010: James Madison has cancelled its season-opening home series with Marist on Feb. 19-21 due to recent heavy snowfalls. more>>


Feb. 1-7, 2010: South Carolina sophomore outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. will miss four to eight weeks with a broken right hand. more>>


Jan. 25-31, 2010: Cal State Fullerton and Texas each defeated its alumni team on Saturday. more>>


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. more>>


Jan. 11-17, 2010: Texas will hold its annual Fan Appreciation Day and Alumni Game at Disch-Falk Field on Jan. 30. more>>


Jan. 1-10, 2010: Head coach Dave Serrano recently talked about the outlook for the 2010 Cal State Fullerton Titans. more>>


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. more>>


Dec. 1-15, 2009: LSU head coach Paul Mainieri participated in the annual Tree of Life ceremony at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge on Dec. 10. more>>


Nov. 16-30, 2009: The Georgia Tech baseball team will help raise money for injured Georgia freshman Chance Veazey. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


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. more>>


Oct. 12-18, 2009: Troy swept a doubleheader from the Ontario Blue Jays on Sunday, Oct. 18, winning 6-3 and 20-2. more>>


Oct. 5-11, 2009: Cleveland State announced its new home will be at All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon, Ohio, for the next two years. more>>


Oct. 1-4, 2009: National champion LSU went to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30. more>>


Sept. 21-30, 2009: Hartford will name its baseball facility Fiondella Field after Robert Fiondella and his family. more>>


Sept. 14-20, 2009: Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez has declared Thursday, Sept. 17 will be Paul Mainieri Day in the Louisiana Parish. more>>


Sept. 7-13, 2009: Jedd Soto has received a three-year contract extension as head coach at Saint Mary’s through the 2012 season. more>>


Sept. 1-6, 2009: Kansas State has given head coach Brad Hill a new four-year contract through the 2013 season. more>>


August 24-31, 2009: Marty Lees has been promoted to associate head coach at Oregon State. more>>


August 17-23, 2009: Kentucky left-hander James Paxton will return for his senior season. more>>


August 10-16, 2009: Former Auburn pitcher Brent Schoening passed away on August 16 after a lengthy battle with leukemia. more>>


August 1-9, 2009: Duke senior Nate Freiman was named ACC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year and headlined the All-ACC Academic Baseball Team. more>>


July 27-31, 2009: Former Charlotte catcher Kris Rochelle has been hired at his alma mater as an assistant coach. more>>


July 20-26, 2009: Former UAB pitcher James Oliver has received an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. more>>


July 13-19, 2009: Virginia Tech head coach Pete Hughes has agreed to a contract extension through the 2014 season. more>>


July 6-12, 2009: LSU outfielder/DH Blake Dean will return for his senior season. more>>


July 1-5, 2009: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee head coach Scott Doffek has signed a new three-year contract. more>>


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