March 14, 2010
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March 8-14, 2010
There are 95 nominees for the College World
Series Legends Team, which will be recognized this year at the
final College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium. To vote, log
UCLA sophomore right-hander Gerrit Cole has been
invited to the 2010 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Trial.
He was 4-0 with a 1.06 ERA with Team USA this past summer.
William and Mary alumnus Joseph J. Plumeri II was
one of four recipients of the 2010 Robie Award at the Jackie
Robinson Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner, joining Bud Selig,
Paul Polman and Jessye Norman. Plumeri played baseball and
football for the Tribe. His donation allowed the building of
Plumeri Park, the home field for William and Mary baseball.
Georgia Tech assistant coach Tom Kinkelaar will
compete in “Dancing Stars of Atlanta” on Sunday, May 16, at the
Foundry at Puritan Mill. He will be one of 10 area celebrities
paired with professional dancers to raise money for the
The field has been announced for the 2011 Houston
College Classic, to be played March 4-6 at Minute Maid Park. The
participants include regulars Rice and Houston, along with
Baylor, Kentucky, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M.
Congratulations to George Mason head coach Bill
Brown, who earned his 800th career win Tuesday against Radford.
Brown has an overall record of 800-702-7 in 29 seasons with the
to USF skipper Ledo Prado (left), who recorded career win No.
700 Tuesday against Jacksonville. Prado has led programs at
Tampa and Louisville as well as USF.
LSU right-hander Anthony Ranaudo has had the
recuperative period for the stress reaction in his right elbow
extended by one week, head coach Paul Mainieri said Monday in a
release. Mainieri said Ranaudo threw a baseball Monday for the
first time in two weeks and experienced some of the same
symptoms. Mainieri said Ranaudo would not pitch until he feels
100 percent. Ranaudo will be evaluated again next Monday.
Jay Youngquist, longtime baseball umpire, was
killed in a plane crash on his way to a game at Averett
University in Danville, Va.
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Stanford will play Washington at Safeco Field in
Seattle on May 1. It is believed to be the first time the
Cardinal will play in a Major League ballpark. The Seattle
Mariners will host the Texas Rangers at 12:10 p.m. Stanford and
Washington will meet at 6:30 p.m.
Doug Clark helped Massachusetts, his alma mater,
receive a donation of 35 gloves from Spalding. A former
outfielder for the Minutemen, Clark has been in professional
baseball since 1998 and is a Spalding endorser. Clark will begin
his third season of Korean baseball this spring, playing for the
Seoul Heroes. He had 23 homers and 80 RBI in 2008.
Thanks to Tami Cutler in the Wichita State
Athletic Media Relations Office, we have attendance figures for
Division I through Sunday, March 7. LSU is averaging 10,529 fans
after 11 home dates, followed by South Carolina (6,929),
Arkansas (6,589), Ole Miss (6,429), Texas (5,972) and
Mississippi State (5,941). The Gamecocks drew 8,214 fans for
their in-state battle with Clemson this past Sunday.
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(photo courtesy of USF Media Relations Office)