Nov. 30, 2012

Lineup Card


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


Nov. 19-30, 2012


Former Citadel star and current Texas Rangers minor leaguer Chris McGuiness has been named Most Valuable Player in the Arizona Fall League. The first baseman batted .283 with four homers and 27 RBI in 25 games for the Surprise Saguaros. McGuiness had 23 homers, 25 doubles and 77 RBI for Double A Frisco in 2012. He played for the Bulldogs from 2007-09.


Rice will host the 2013 Conference USA Baseball Championship at Reckling Park. The eight-team pool-play event will be held May 22-26. The championship game will be nationally-televised by CBS Sports Network. It will be the first time the Owls have hosted the event since 2006. Reckling Park has been a host venue for NCAA Regionals or Super Regionals in 10 of the past 12 years.


Full tournament passes for the 2013 ACC Championship are now on sale. Adult passes are $130.00 for the full 13-game tournament. The event runs from May 22-26 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.


Georgetown recently held its 12th annual Career Night, as professional leaders in government, business, law and the military shared advice with junior and senior Hoya baseball players as they prepare to transition from the ball field to the work place.


Florida State players received their team rings after reaching the College World Series in 2012 and posting 24 wins in the ACC. The Seminoles reached Omaha for the 21st time after winning the Tallahassee Regional and sweeping Stanford in the Tallahassee Super Regional. FSU went 2-2 at the CWS, falling to Arizona in 12 innings before topping Stony Brook and UCLA. The Seminoles fell a second time to the eventual national champion Wildcats.







(photo courtesy of FSU Media Relations Office)