Feb. 29, 2012

Lineup Card

 

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

 

Feb. 20-29, 2012

 

Kevin Jordan, the recipient of a kidney donated by head coach Tom Walter, will make his home debut for Wake Forest on Feb. 22 against High Point. Jordan had two hits and a run in three games at New Mexico State this past weekend.

 

Jason Gill, head coach at Loyola Marymount, will join Oregon head coach George Horton and Grand Canyon skipper Andy Stankiewicz as assistants under Team USA head coach Dave Serrano, who is also head coach at Tennessee. Gill was an auxiliary coach during the 2000 collegiate trials, but he and Stankiewicz will make their coaching debuts this summer.

 

Eastern Michigan has added a game with Madonna on Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. The Eagles were rained out on Feb. 19 against Dayton at the USC Upstate Tournament.

 

Middle Tennessee and Lipscomb both lost a game to the weather this past weekend, so will now play a doubleheader on Feb. 21 at Dugan Field at Marsh Stadium in Nashville.

 

Due to snow on the field, William & Mary’s Feb. 21 game at Virginia has been moved to Feb. 22.

 

War Memorial Stadium in Greensboro, N.C., is not playable, so North Carolina A&T will play at Elon on Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. The March 14 meeting will now be in Greensboro.

 

Due to unplayable field conditions at Joe Etzel Field, Portland will play at Concordia on Feb. 21.

 

Old Dominion and Norfolk State will meet on April 17 at Harbor Park, the home of the Triple-A Norfolk Tides. Starting in 2013, the schools will meet three times, once each on their respective campuses and once at Harbor Park.

 

Penn State will wear the initials ‘JVP’ on its caps this season in memory of former football coach Joe Paterno, who passed away last month.

 

Southern Wine and Spirits of South Carolina will distribute the Ray Tanner Series, a two-bottle wine collection commemorating the consecutive national championships by the Gamecocks. The wine will be available April 1, with proceeds benefiting the South Carolina baseball and golf programs.

 

Seton Hall associate head coach Phil Cundari was named National Pitching Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball. Cundari helped lead the Pirates to the Big East Championship as Seton Hall was first in the league in ERA and second in strikeouts, innings and opponent batting average.