Oct. 7, 2012
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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. The event will be held May 22-26, 2013 at
the 6,000-seat venue.
The Texas Tech baseball program participated in
the 2012 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Oct. 6, encouraging
runners and helping them navigate the course. The event is the
primary fundraiser for breast cancer awareness and research.
The family of Joseph P. Hayden (Jr. and III)
established the lead gift of $1 million toward construction of
the Baseball Legacy Project at Miami University. The project,
estimated at $2.4 million, will add a baseball facilities
building to McKie Field at Hayden Park. It will include upgraded
locker rooms and coaches offices, as well as athletic training
and equipment rooms. Construction will begin following the 2013
season and should be completed in 2014.
George Brown has been hired as pitching coach at
Monmouth. Brown was a four-year performer at St. John’s and was
named Big East Pitcher of the Year as a senior. He was selected
in the 27th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the St. Louis
Cardinals. This past year, Brown was pitching coach and
recruiting coordinator at Siena.
The exhibition game for Houston at Rice on Oct. 7
has been cancelled. The game has not yet been rescheduled.
Southern Illinois will hold a trivia night on
Nov. 10 at Assumption Catholic Church in St. Louis from 7 to 10
p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Continuing the Legacy
Campaign to renovate Abe Martin Field. There will also be a
50/50 raffle and auction.
Kentucky will hold three scrimmages this weekend
at Cliff Hagan Stadium: Friday at 2:15 p.m., Saturday at 9:45
a.m. and Sunday at 1:05 p.m.
An athletics task force at Towson has recommended
to the president to drop its baseball program.
click here for release and link to recommendation
Arkansas will begin its Cardinal-White series on
Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. and run through Oct. 21. All contests in the
seven-game series are free and open to the public.
Central Michigan will begin its seven-game Fall
World Series on Oct. 5. All games will be played at Theunissen
Stadium, open to the public and free of charge.
Belmont will start its Fall World Series on Oct.
8 at 1:30 p.m. and run through Oct. 27.
South Carolina will hold three scrimmages this
weekend at Carolina Stadium: Friday at 4 p.m., Saturday at 11
a.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
The current Fordham squad edged the Young Alumni
team 2-1 in an exhibition of Sept. 29.
Dillon (left) will be an interim assistant coach at Iowa,
serving as hitting coach, working with the catchers and coaching
third base. Dillon replaces Ryan Brownlee, who became the head
coach at Western Illinois. Dillon was a volunteer assistant with
the Hawkeyes in 2010 and 2011 before being a volunteer assistant
at Baylor this past season. Dillon played at Baylor from
2003-06, helping the Bears reach three NCAA Tournaments, two
Super Regionals and one College World Series.
Former Bear Gregg Glime has been hired as the
volunteer assistant at Baylor. He will run BU’s summer camps and
the Baylor Baseball Academy as well as assisting with coaching
duties. Glime was a two-time captain for the Bears (2009, 2010).
He was picked in the 24th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the
Florida Marlins and played professionally for two seasons,
rising as high as Triple-A.
Missouri State blanked the Ontario Blue Jays 3-0
on Oct. 1. Tate Matheny went 2 for 4, while Travis McComack drew
two walks and scored the go-ahead run. Seven pitchers combined
on the shutout and fanned eight.
Appalachian State will hold its best-of-five Fall
World Series this week at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith
Stadium: Tuesday at 6:40 p.m., Wednesday at 7:40 p.m., Thursday
at 6:40 p.m., Friday at 4:25 p.m. and Saturday at 10:40 a.m. The
final two games are if necessary.
Louisville will have two scrimmages this week at
Jim Patterson Stadium: 3 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday.
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