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Clemson #13 in Collegiate Baseball Poll

Clemson #13 in Collegiate Baseball Poll

NORTH CAROLINA NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWSPAPER POLL TUCSON, Ariz. April 22, 2013 — North Carolina (39-2) is ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s NCAA Division I baseball poll after winning 14 consecutive games. The Tar Heels have been ranked at the top of the poll nine of the last 10 weeks. North Carolina is averaging 8.9 runs per game and features an offensive attack that has produced 137 extra base hits in 41 games. The pitching staff has a superb 2.13 ERA with 330 strikeouts and 135 walks. Poll Notes: Several other teams have also been hot. N.C. State has won 14 in a row after sweeping a 3-game series at Georgia Tech. The Wolfpack has won […]

Murray Named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week

Murray Named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week

TUCSON, AZ April 15, 2013 – College of Charleston junior Brandon Murray was named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week, the Collegiate Baseball newspaper announced Monday.   Murray set a new school record with his nine-RBI performance in Sunday’s 18-5 win over Davidson. His nine RBIs were the third-most in a single game by any college player in the country this season, and the most by a SoCon player since 2008.   A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Murray hit a grand slam, a three-run homer and a two-run double to lead the Cougars to their best offensive outing of the season in the 18-5 rout of Davidson. For the weekend, Murray finished with three home runs, 13 RBI […]

Clemson Ranked #17 By Collegiate Baseball Monday

Clemson Ranked #17 By Collegiate Baseball Monday

Tigers enter the top 25 for the first time in 2013. Clemson, SC April 8, 2013 – Clemson was ranked #17 in this week’s Collegiate Baseball Poll, released Monday. It was the first time in 2013 that Clemson was ranked in the top 25 of one of the three major polls. The Tigers are coming off a three-game sweep at Boston College over the weekend. Clemson sports a 21-11 overall record and 9-6 ACC mark, tied for the fourth-best record in the league. The #17 ranking means that Clemson has had at least one top-25 ranking during all 20 of Jack Leggett’s seasons as head coach at Clemson. CLEMSON TIGERS BASEBALL TICKETS

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Wilkerson Tabbed With Preseason Third-Team All-America Honors By Collegiate Baseball

Wilkerson Tabbed With Preseason Third-Team All-America Honors By Collegiate Baseball

Junior second-baseman batted .295 with 10 stolen bases in 2012. 2013 Louisville Slugger AA Pre-Season Teams (PDF) Clemson, SC – Junior Steve Wilkerson (Roswell, GA) was named a preseason third-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball on Friday. The switch-hitting second-baseman batted .295 with a team-tying-high 49 runs, 13 doubles, one homer, 31 RBIs, and 10 steals in 59 games in 2012, when he was selected as a Second-Team All-ACC second-baseman. Wilkerson had two hitting streaks of at least 15 games (19, 15) in 2012 as well.   The Tigers will open the 2013 season against William & Mary in a three-game series beginning February 15.

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ECU Baseball’s 2012 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 33 Nationally

ECU Baseball’s 2012 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 33 Nationally

Class Includes 10 Freshmen and Three Junior College Transfers Complete Top 40 Rankings l 2012-13 Recruiting Class Release (published on Nov. 26, 2011) GREENVILLE, N.C. Sept. 26, 2012 – East Carolina’s 2012 baseball recruiting class has been ranked No. 33 nationally by Collegiate Baseball, the newspaper announced Tuesday afternoon. This year’s ranking is the highest in program history by Collegiate Baseball topping last years listing at No. 40. The 2012 class is made up of six pitchers (Nick Durazo, Kyle Majette, Andrew Schorr, Justin Taylor, Hayden White and Ryan Williams), three outfielders (Garrett Brooks, Dylan Brown and Andrew Lamura), two infielders (Joe Brooks and Zach Houchins) and two catchers (Luke Lowery and Travis Watkins). ECU’s class is ranked second best […]

Collegiate Baseball Recognizes CofC Recruiting Class

Collegiate Baseball Recognizes CofC Recruiting Class

TUCSON, Ariz. – Collegiate Baseball newspaper released its annual evaluation of the top baseball recruiting classes in the country for this season and featured the College of Charleston program. Listed 44th among all NCAA Division I schools, College of Charleston will welcome in eight scholarship freshmen for the 2013 season. Some of the headliners in the class include right-handed pitcher Nathan Helvey, an All-American Honorable Mention recipient from Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, S.C. Infielder Carl Wise was All-State and an AAAA state champion at White Knoll High School in Columbia, S.C. Outfielder Alex Pastorius earned All-State and All-Conference honors in Maryland as he hails from Calvert Hall High School in Forest Hill, Md. Right-handed pitcher Shaun Herbert […]

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Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 10 In The Nation

Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 10 In The Nation

This year’s class features 15 newcomers Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina baseball’s recruiting class has been ranked No. 10 in the nation as announced by Collegiate Baseball on Tuesday afternoon. This year’s class features 15 newcomers. “We are excited about our newcomers,” said South Carolina head coach Chad Holbrook. “It’s a balanced class made up of four junior college players and 11 high school standouts. We fee like (Jack) Wynkoop and (Curt) Britt gives us two elite arms that will be ready to pitch in big moments right away. Max Schrock, according to many professional scouts, was one of the best high school hitters that chose to attend school. Also a polished defender, he will factor in from day one. […]

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Wilson Tobs Prospects Camp

Wilson Tobs Prospects Camp

Date: Sunday, October 14th Time: 12:00 p.m.-5:00p.m.> Age Groups: High School Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors Location: Historic Fleming Stadium, 300 Stadium Street, Wilson, NC The prospects camp is a unique opportunity for high school baseball players to showcase their skills in order to play collegiately. The Tobs Prospects Camp will feature numerous college coaches as well as the Tobs recruiting staff. All participants must be unsigned seniors, juniors or sophomores. Pre-registration is $75 and must be received by October 12th. On-site registration will be $100. Contact Thomas Webb for more information by calling the Tobs office at (252) 291-8627 or e-mailing thomas@wilsontobs.com. Thank you so much for your continued support throughout the 2012 season. We have had a great time […]

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Letter of Thanks From the Sharks

Letter of Thanks From the Sharks

To the Wilmington community,                                                                      
 
Now that our summer season has come to an end, I would like to thank the many people who were so important to m…

SwampDogs to Host Game 3 Tuesday Night

SwampDogs to Host Game 3 Tuesday Night

The Fayetteville SwampDogs fell to the Columbia Blowfish, 7-3, in Game 2 of the 2012 Petitt Cup on Monday night, as the series will head to a winner-take-all Game 3 at “The Swamp” on Tuesday evening.
The game began in promising fashion, as the Dog…