College baseball is played by the students of higher learning institutions. As compared to other sports such as, football and basketball, college baseball does not perform such important role to produce professional baseball players. The Minor League Baseball is the platform where the players are prepared for professional level. Are you looking for the latest college baseball news? Given below is some College baseball news:
Virginia holds position at No. 1
In the new Baseball America Top 25 rankings, Virginia holds its No. 1 position for back-to-back two weeks. These Top 25 rankings are determined by the staff of Baseball America based on the team’s performance. At the second position there is LSU, followed by Texas, Georgia Tech, Florida, Florida State, TCU, Coastal Carolina, Rice, Louisville, UC Irvine, Arizona State, Clemson, East Carolina, South Carolina, Miami, Arkansas, Cal State Fullerton, UCLA, North Carolina, Mississippi, Oregon State, Kentucky, Stanford, and Georgia.
New UW coach talks about ballpark improvements to continue
Lindsay Meggs, coach of the New University of Washington baseball team says that the school must improve facilities to get an edge over its competitors. After excellent performance at the Indiana State, Meggs has been picked up for UW. He also says that facilities for playing baseball need to be improved as now the teams are coming up with new and enhanced facilities. To win over these teams, the college needs to think about ballpark improvements.
Fluor Field set college-ball schedule
Fluor Field which is well known for hosting some of the nation’s top college programs over the past four years has announced its 2010 schedule. Drive General Manager Mike deMaine said, “Fluor Field has become a highly sought after venue for top NCAA baseball programs in recent years. This season we are featuring several of the region’s most exciting teams, and we’ll be hosting some great schools from the Midwest as well. The opportunity to enjoy premier collegiate baseball in downtown Greenville has never been better.”
SWAC Tournament to be hosted at Fair Grounds Field
According to an announcement made by Commissioner Duer Sharp, the 2010 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament is slated at Shreveport, La.’s Fair Grounds Field. It will continue from May 26-30. Sharp said, “We thank the Mayors of Shreveport and Bossier City, City Council members, as well as the Shreveport Regional Sports Authority, and Craig Brasfield of the Shreveport-Bossier Captains for again hosting the SWAC Baseball Tournament”…..“We’re excited to bring our baseball championship to ‘Louisiana’s Other Side’ and Fair Grounds Field to cap our Championship events for the 2009-10 athletic year.”