CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —Just reached Virginia’s Davenport Field in time for the UVA-VCU baseball game, kicking off the Charlottesville Regional. Click the link for notes from the regional, Q&A from several players and coaches and a couple videos.
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Each team in the Charlottesville Regional has a different personality, and those personalities will come into play this weekend in the double-elimination NCAA Regional. (June 4, 2010, Page 6A)
The three teams joining host Virginia for the Charlottesville Regional could see immediately upon arriving at Davenport Field why the Cavaliers are among the leaders in the country in extra-base hits: the field is huge! Players comment on how the size of the field will affect the games this weekend. (June 4, 2010, Page 6A)
Hoover, Ala. — On Friday, the Ole Miss Rebels were able to exorcise a few demons with a 10-7 victory over the Auburn Tigers. Today, the LSU Tigers will get the same chance after being swept during the regular season. For the second day in a row rain has pushed back Ole Miss’ game, but as of right now we’re looking at an 11 a.m. start time. Today’s Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament game will be televised on SportsSouth. (more…) (May 29, 2010)
HOOVER, Ala. — Ole Miss’ Zach Miller said on Monday he wanted the chance to play the Auburn Tigers at Regions Park during the Southeastern Conference. He’ll get his wish today. Following what’s hopefully a brief rain delay the Rebels will get their chance to get back at the Tigers. The game is being televised on SportsSouth. (more…) (May 28, 2010)
On Thursday, the 5-foot-6, right-hander pitched 8.1 innings en route to a 6-3 victory over the Rebels at Regions Park. (more…) (May 27, 2010)
One jarring swing from the 6-foot-4, 233-pound Kevin Patterson proved to be the difference as the No. 16 Auburn Tigers were able to defeat the No. 17 Ole Miss Rebels 5-3 Thursday night at Oxford-University Stadium.
(more…) (May 20, 2010)
The No. 17 Ole Miss Rebel baseball team has a lot at stake this weekend.
Not only would a successful series against No. 16 Auburn (36-17 overall, 17-10 in the Southeastern Conference) help the Rebels (36-17, 16-11) earn at least a piece of the SEC’s Western Division title, but it would also help their chances of hosting an NCAA Tournament Regional for the second straight year. (May 20, 2010, Page 6)
That, in essence, was Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco’s message to his team before it took batting practice on Monday at Oxford-University Stadium.
Bianco wasn’t looking for home runs per say — although outfielder Matt Smith apparently hit a ball off the top of the batter’s eye in center field — but he was hoping the power exercise will help get his team out of its current offensive funk. (May 19, 2010, Page 6)