Feb. 13, 2011
Lineup Card is a feature highlighting notes from around
February 7-13, 2011
250 people participated in the “Do It For Duffy” 5K Run/Walk on
Saturday morning at Mississippi State. Nearly $15,000 was raised
to assist with the recovery and rehabilitation expenses for
former Bulldog Ryan Duffy, who was severely injured in a
swimming accident last summer in Florida.
Hawaii defeated its alumni 10-1 on Saturday. Matt
Sisto allowed one hit in six shutout innings with eight
strikeouts. Collin Bennett led the Rainbows with two hits, one
run and three RBI. Breland Almadova went 2 for 3 with two runs.
Houston outscored its alumni 25-10 on Saturday.
David Murphy smacked a three-run homer in the sixth for the
Cougars. Bryan Tully tagged a three-run blast in the fourth for
UCF senior pitcher Brennan Dobbins was awarded
the Order of Pegasus, the highest honor for a UCF student. It
recognizes outstanding undergraduate academic achievement,
university involvement, leadership and community service. The
honor-roll student is enrolled in the College of Engineering and
earned the C-USA Sportsmanship Award as a junior. Dobbins was
3-0 a season ago for the Knights.
Oklahoma will host “Meet the Sooners” on Feb. 16
from 6-7:30 p.m. at L. Dale Mitchell Park. Fans can meet the
player and coaches, be on the field during batting practice and
tour the clubhouse and indoor practice facility. Food and drinks
will also be available.
UCF will have 20 games broadcast on 740-AM and
five games televised by Bright House Sports Network. The TV
3/15 USF at UCF 6:30 pm
3/29 Stetson at UCF 6:30 pm
4/20 Florida at UCF 6:30 pm
4/29 Houston at UCF 6:30 pm
5/3 UCF at USF 7 pm
The SEC released its full television schedule.
There will be 54 regular-season telecasts, an increase over last
season’s total of 46. All the games of the 2011 SEC Tournament
will be televised, with the championship game on ESPN2, bringing
the total to 68 broadcasts. More than 50 additional games are
expected to be broadcast by SEC partners, which could raise the
total telecasts to more than 120.
click here for schedule
The Big Ten Network will televise up to 30 Big
Ten games in 2011, including the entire Big Ten Tournament, and
stream at least another 50 games on BigTenNetwork.com.
click here for schedule
Collegebaseball360.com will offer live webcasts
for 13 of the 24 Big East/Big Ten Challenge contests. Each of
the 16 participating schools will have at least one game aired
click here for schedule
The latest clip promoting Rice season tickets
includes All-American Anthony Rendon, head coach Wayne Graham
and Rice President David W. Leebron.
click here to view clip
Tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Conference
USA Championship, to be held May 25-28 at Trustmark Park in
Pearl, Miss. Tickets can be ordered online at the Web sites of
Conference USA, the Mississippi Braves or Ticketmaster.
Maryland has season tickets now on sale, as well
as single-game and group tickets for its 15 ACC home contests.
Non-conference home games are free.
Head coach Frank Leoni and the William and Mary
staff recently hosted a free clinic for the youth coaches of the
Williamsburg Youth Baseball League.
South Carolina will hold three scrimmages this
weekend at Carolina Stadium, all open to the public: Friday at
3:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Ryan Strain has been hired as an assistant coach
at Southern Illinois. He will work with the hitters and infield
defense, as well as assisting with recruiting and day-to-day
operations. Strain has been an assistant for the past three
seasons at Northern Colorado and spent two years prior to that
Kentucky announced its All-Century Baseball Team, consisting of
nine infielders, seven outfielders, six pitchers, three
catchers, two utility players and two coaches. There were 21 of
the 29 present at the Diamond Legacy Dinner (pictured right).
The Colonels are celebrating ‘100 Years of EKU Baseball during
the 2011 season.
click here for full team
The College Baseball Foundation announced that
voting is now being conducted for the 2011 class of the National
College Baseball Hall of Fame in Lubbock, Texas. The ballot
contains 36 players and 17 coaches. The class will be announced
UCLA posted an 8-1 victory in its Alumni Game
this past weekend. Junior right-hander Trevor Bauer notched 11
strikeouts in six innings. Sophomore Trevor Brown went 2 for 3
with a double and two runs to pace the offense.
Senior Austin Homan will wear the honorary No. 23
jersey at East Carolina for a second consecutive season. The
number was worn by the late Keith LeClair during his playing and
coaching days for the Pirates.
Lamar recognized several players at its Reunion
Banquet. Matison Smith won the Harold Kincaid Award for
outstanding pitching performance during the 2010 season, while
Aaron Buchanan and Andy Mena shared the Al Vincent hitter award.
The start time for Coastal Carolina’s home game
with Liberty on April 2 has been moved to 4 p.m. and will be
televised nationally on ESPNU.
Louisville will hold a Red-Gray scrimmage on
Sunday at 1 p.m. at Jim Patterson Stadium. Admission is free.
Former Buffalo standout Jacob Rosenbeck signed a
professional contract with the Brockton (Mass.) Rox of the
Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball league.
The infielder batted .318 this past season with six homers and
45 RBI in 51 games. Rosenbeck drew 23 walks and fanned 16 times.
Several teams will hold alumni games this
Saturday: Cal Poly, Fresno State, Hawaii, Houston, New Mexico
State, San Diego State, San Jose State, Texas A&M, TCU and UC
The Razorback Baseball Radio Network returns for
the 20th season, covering every pitch of the Arkansas season.
There are more than 20 affiliates in the network.
Fresno State will have 940 KYNO broadcast its
games for the next three seasons. It will carry 40
regular-season games and all postseason contests this year.
Clemson will have 36 regular-season games
broadcast on the Clemson Tiger Sports Network, as well as all
postseason contests. The remaining 19 regular-season games will
air on WCCP 104.9 FM.
Illinois State will have 21 games broadcast on
the radio, with 20 contests on WEZC 95.9 FM and one on WHOW 1520
AM/92.3 FM. The first radio games will be a doubleheader at
Belmont on Feb. 19.
(photos courtesy of MSU & EKU Media Relations Office)