Great Article from the Citizen Times Website by Tyler Norris Goode about Marti Sementelli, a member of USA Baseball Women’s National Team in 2008 and 2010, being offered small athletic scholarship by Montreat baseball coach Michael Bender.
Here is a link to the news story – Rare Baseball Scholarship Offer Yields Uncommon Reaction for Montreat College
It seems that MetroDome Roof isn’t only hurting the Vikings but causing havoc on the baseball season.
With snow, ice and freezing temperatures always constant fixtures during the long winters of the Upper Midwest, there’s really only one thing a college baseball team can do while it waits for spring to arrive – head indoors. Unfortunately, this year, that will be much more difficult with the temporary closing of the Metrodome after the roof was damaged during a snowstorm on Dec. 12.
Check out the article from Kendall Rogers, Rivals.com, about 2011 SEC Upcoming Season.
Life has been good for the SEC the past two seasons.
LSU gave the conference a national title two years ago when it beat Texas to win its sixth national title. Then, last season, South Carolina stormed through the College World Series and defeated UCLA to win the program’s first and school’s second national title.
Check out the complete article – SEC appears to be tale of two divisions
Check out the article from Kendall Rogers, Rivals.com, about 2011 ACC Upcoming Season.
It’s another season and the ACC is still looking for a national title.
Will the 2011 season bring a change to the conference’s luck? It certainly could as several teams are expected to compete for the national title.
Read the full article – ACC Teams Getting Ready To Roll
Check out post from Dave Pickle, NCAA Blog
An important Division II baseball constituency recently took another swing in the wood-bat arena. Time will tell whether it was an extra-base hit or something less.
At its October meeting in Phoenix, the Division II Conference Commissioners Association agreed on the following language:
“The D-II Conference Commissioners Association endorses and supports the idea of wood bats, with the intention of NCAA Division II moving toward a wood bat-only division by 2012-13.”
Here is the complete blog posting – DII commissioners take a crack at wood bats