April 10, 2011

Lineup Card

 

Lineup Card is a feature highlighting notes from around college baseball.

 

April 1-10, 2011

 

Baseball will remain at the University of California, Berkeley. Fundraising efforts by alumni, former players, parents of current players and additional supporters have committed $9 million of the $10 million necessary to keep the sport. Former Golden Bear pitcher Stu Gordon led the fundraising efforts. click here for Cal release

 

ESPU’s coverage of college baseball begins on Thursday, April 7, with No. 3 South Carolina at Tennessee at 7:30 p.m. ET. The pregame show begins at 7 p.m. ET.

 

The opening game at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, the new home of the College World Series, will be a sellout. Tickets for the April 19 contest between Creighton and Nebraska sold out in less than a day. The game will be televised statewide on NET-HD and on CBS Sports Network.

 

The College Baseball Foundation announced that Dick Runchey will be the inaugural recipient of the National Collegiate Umpire Award, honoring lifetime excellence in umpiring. The award will be presented at the National College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on July 3.