Alabama head coach Brad Bohannon has won his first nine games as the Crimson Tide’s head coach after Wednesday’s 11-1 win over Alabama State. Bohannon has tied Wallace Wade (1924) for the most wins to being season by a first year coach in Crimson Tide lore. Alabama is 9-0 for the first time since the 2002 season.
Vanderbilt head coach Tim Corbin recorded his 655th win as the Commodore’s skipper, tying Roy Mewbourne as the winningest coach in school history.
Missouri senior Trey Harris and Arkansas freshman Casey Martin both collected six RBIs in a pair of lopsided non-conference wins. Harris hit a two-run double in the fourth inning and capped his day with a sixth-inning grand slam. Martin belted a three-run homer in he second and added a two-run home run in the fourth. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Feb. 28)”
The SEC almost pulled off perfect day on Tuesday, winning 11 of 12 non-conference games. Auburn posted a 7-5 win at No. 15 South Alabama. No. 1 Florida and Alabama picked up in-state road wins. Florida blanked North Florida 4-0 and Alabama thumped Samford 13-3.
Here is a look at Tuesday’s SEC baseball action. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Feb. 27)”
Two weeks into the college baseball season and only 13 undefeated teams remain. There are 10 undefeated teams among the Power 5 Conferences. The SEC leads the way with four undefeated teams, while the ACC has three undefeated teams. The Pac 12 has two unbeaten teams left and the Big 12 only has one unbeaten team. The Big Ten is the only Power 5 Conference without an undefeated team.
Wichita State (6-0), Butler (8-0) and St. John’s (7-0) are the lone undefeated teams from non Power 5 Conferences.
There are 21 winless teams in after the first two weekends of play. George Mason, Siena, Utah and Stephen F. Austin are all 0-7 on the year. Utah is the only winless Power 5 Conference team.
Four teams have yet to play a game this season, including Brown, Princeton, St. Peter’s and UMass. St. Peter’s went 0-38 last year and enters the season with an NCAA-leading 39-game losing streak, dating back to 2016.
Here is this week’s college baseball notebook. Continue reading “College Baseball Notebook (Feb. 27)”
Here are the SEC Players of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Players of the Week”
Two weeks into the 2018 college baseball season and the SEC is already down to four unbeaten teams. Auburn (8-0), Alabama (7-0), Ole Miss (7-0) and Texas A&M (7-0) are the lone undefeated teams. Those four teams hail from the Western Division as every team in the Eastern Division has at lease one loss. Florida suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday, dropping a 2-0 decision at rival Miami in Coral Gables.
It was a rough Sunday afternoon on the diamond for the SEC as the league posted a 3-7 record in 10 non-conference games. Here is look at Sunday’s games. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Feb. 25)”
It was a busy day at the ballpark for SEC teams on Saturday with 19 total games, including four double headers. A total of six double headers (2 on Friday) were played this weekend as team’s battled weather issues.
Five SEC teams remain undefeated this season, including Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Ole Miss and Texas A&M. Here is a recap of a busy day on the diamond. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Feb. 24)”
A pair of stellar pitching performances and the second cycle by a Texas A&M player in three games were among the highlights on Friday in SEC play.
South Carolina’s Adam Hill and Kentucky’s Sean Hjelle both flirted with no-hitters. Hill fired seven no-hit innings in the Gamecocks 7-0 win over Charleston Southern. He retired 21 of the 22 batters faced (third inning error) and struck out a Founder Park record 14 batters. Three SC pitchers combined on the one-hitter. Hjelle lost his no-hitter with two outs in the eighth inning in the 10-1 in over Oakland. He added 13 strikeouts in the win.
Texas A&M Chris Andristos hit for the cycle in the Aggies 22-0 win over Cornell in game two of Friday’s double header. He was 4-for-6 with three runs scored, one double, one triple, one home run and five RBIs. He singled in the eighth to complete the cycle. Andristos is he second A&M player to hit for the cycle this week. Freshman Zach DeLoach hit for the cycle on Tuesday against Stephen F. Austin.
SEC teams posted an impressive 14-1 record on Friday, with Alabama and Texas A&M taking both ends of non-conference double headers (Sunday’s games moved up due to weather). Arkansas suffered the lone loss, a 4-3 setback to Cal Poly in the Tony Gwynn Classic in San Diego. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Feb. 23)”