BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 17, 2017)—–The Southeastern Conference on Wednesday announced the Community Service Team for the sport of baseball. The conference names a Community Service Team for each of its 21 league-sponsored sports, looking to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to his community through superior service efforts. The 2017 SEC Baseball Community Service Team is as follows: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Community Service Team”
Missouri and Georgia played in front of 33,025 fans at the first college game at Sun Trust Park in Atlanta on Saturday, April 8. It was the second-highest attended college baseball game in history and the highest-attended SEC game in history. The largest crowd in NCAA history took place on March 11, 2004 when San Diego State posted a 4-0 win over Houston at Petco Park in San Diego. The two teams played in front of an NCAA record 40,106 fans.
The SEC drew 179,813 fans for 21 conference games over the weekend. The teams averaged more than 8,000 fans per game. There were five games in excess of 10,000 fans last weekend. On Saturday, 89,743 fans watched seven SEC games. In addition to the record-setting crowd in Atlanta, Miss. State drew 13,691 for the middle game of Super Bulldog Weekend, Arkansas had 11,827 fans for its game with LSU, and Ole Miss packed in 10,247 for its walk-off win over Alabama. Continue reading “Big Crowds and Milestone Wins”