Coppin State to take on East Carolina in NCAA Baseball Tourney

Coppin State, who claimed victory in the MEAC Baseball Tournament , after besting Delaware State 18-12, has found out their opponent in their first round opponent in the NCAA Baseball Championship. The Eagles, (24-28) will make their NCAA Tournament debut against the Pirates of East Carolina University (42-18) in the Greenville Regional. The Pirates, defeated the Cougars of the University of Houston 6-1 to capture the American Athletic Conference (AAC) championship. The white-out Cougars will enter the matchup on an 18-game win streak and the Eagles will likely also have…

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Albany State falls to Miles, 15-10 in Black College World Series

Courtesy Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams were defeated by the Miles College Golden Bears (15-10) in the 2022 Black College World Series held at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. The Golden Rams were held scoreless until the bottom of the 6th inning when Malik Bellreached on a fielder’s choice to score Lachlan Ross to make the score (10-1).  The Golden Rams scored 2 more runs when Hill Corleydoubled to left field to score Tyler McConnelland Nicholas Hernandez.  The Golden Rams closed the gap to (10-5) when Pierce Thomassingled up the middle to score Hill Corley and Malik…

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Albany State gets win over Kentucky State in BCWS opener

From Dr. Earnest Brow, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams defeated the Kentucky State University Thorobreds (12-2) in the opening game of the 2022 Black College World held at RiverwalkStadium in Montgomery, Alabama. In the 4th inning, the Golden Rams scored when Tucker Jordan singled up the middle to score Malik Bell to make it (1-1).  In the 5th inning, Malik Bell hit a sacrifice fly to score Nicholas Hernandez to make the score (4-1). The Golden Rams scored 8 runs in the 7thinning to end the game.  Tucker Jordan singled to drive in 2 runs.  TJ Thomas singled to left field to…

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SIAC names baseball All-Conference Honourees

From the SIAC:  The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its 2022 baseball all-conference awards, as voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information directors. Savannah State’s Joe Smith headlines the all-conference team after being selected as the 2022 SIAC Player of the Year alongside Miles’ Kody Long who was named 2022 Starting Pitcher of the Year. Spring Hill’s Michael Romano earned this year’s Relief Pitcher of the Year honor.  Miles’ Michael Archie was selected as the 2022 SIAC Freshman of the Year alongside, Benedict’s Bradon O’Connor, who was named Utility Player of the Year. Savannah State’s head coach, Carlton Hardy, has been named 2022 SIAC…

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Albany State defeats Edward Waters 9-2

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams baseball team defeated the Edward Waters Tigers (9-2) in game #1 of their 3-game series on Thursday, April 28.  The Golden Rams improved to 26-11 (24-5 in the SIAC) while the Tigers fell to 23-23.  The Golden Rams improved to (12-6) on the road.  The first pitch in game #2 is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Friday, April 29. The Golden Rams broke open a scoreless game by scoring 4 runs in the Top of the 2nd inning. …

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Grambling falls to Northwestern State, 8-3

Courtesy of Grambling State University Athletic Communications 8 NSU 3 GRAM Team R H E NSU 8 6 0 GRAM 3 10 4 W: Prestwich, C (1-3) L: Connor Rudy (3-6) Grambling State University pitcher Connor Rudy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, but Northwestern State struck for four runs in the frame in defeating the Tigers, 8-3, on Tuesday night at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park.  Rudy (3-6) overcame an error-plagued fourth inning, which saw Northwestern State (20-20) grab a 2-0 lead. However, Grambling State (18-22), which saw its three-game win streak…

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Grambling’s Page and Garcia tabbed SWAC Baseball Players of the Week

Courtesy of Grambling State University Athletic Communications Grambling State University senior pitcher Shemar Page and sophomore catcher John Garcia picked up the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) weekly honors, the conference on Tuesday afternoon.  Page became just the 34th NCAA Division I pitcher in history to toss a perfect game in Grambling State’s 16-0 seven-inning victory over Alcorn State on Friday. He currently leads the SWAC in strikeouts and threw just 84 pitches and struck out a season and career-high 13 batters during his historic performance on the mound.  Garcia had a huge…

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SIAC announces Week 11 Baseballers of the Week

Monday the SIAC announced their Week 11 baseball honorees and it was an all Savannah State affair, with SSU outfielder Joseph Smith named Player of the Week, and Tigers hurler Enrico Peel taking Pitcher of the Week honors. Courtesy of the SIAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Joe Smith, Savannah State| Outfield | R-Junior | Brunswick, Ga. Leadoff man Joe Smith led Savannah State in two big wins over Albany State this weekend as the Tigers battled for first place in the SIAC. Smith slashed .667/.750/1.00 over the series with two…

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Albany State drops two of three against Savannah State

via Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams baseball team won one out of three games verses the Savannah State Tigers in a pivotal match up against two of the top teams in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are now 25-10 (24-5 in the SIAC).  The Tigers are 30-10 (25-2 in the SIAC).  In game 1, the Golden Rams fell to the Tigers (5-6).  The Golden Rams were up 4-0 in the bottom of the 6th inning when the Tigers scored their 1st run on a ground…

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Grambling lays the smackdown on Alcorn , 25-3

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications 3 ALCORN 25 GRAM Team R H E ALCORN 3 3 2 GRAM 25 20 0 W: Jacorey Boudreaux (6-2) L: P. Baylis (0-2) One day after the dominating pitching performance of Shemar Page, the Grambling State University baseball team’s offense took front and center as the Tigers exploded for 20 hits and cruised to a 25-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) win in seven innings over Alcorn State on Saturday afternoon at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park.  Grambling State (17-21 overall, 12-5 SWAC) led 9-2 after two…

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