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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: DAY TWO RESULTS

Cleary University CougarsDAY TWO: GAME ONE – The 5 seeds – the CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS – faced the top seeded UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT COUGARS to start Day Two.

An action-packed 1st Inning ended with the Prowling Cougars on top 3-2, with UC-Clermont tying things up at 3-3 in the 2nd. Unfazed, Cleary University piled on FIVE runs in the 3rd Inning and 1 more in the 5th, then rode those runs to a 9-3 Upset win. Gunnar Gail pitched an entire game for the Prowling Cougars. 

Penn State Dubois logoDAY TWO: GAME TWO – From a case of Cougar on Cougar violence to a battle of cats and dogs. The 6th seeded PENN STATE AT DUBOIS NITTANY LIONS took the diamond against the 10 seeds – the SELMA UNIVERSITY BULLDOGS.

The Bulldogs grabbed a 2-1 edge in the 1st Inning and then made that a 3-1 advantage in the 4th. In the bottom of the 5th Inning the Nittany Lions went up 5-3 and added 2 more runs in the 6th while shutting out Selma U the rest of the way. PSU-Dubois won it by a final score of 7-3 for Pitcher Toner Corl.   Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: DAY ONE RESULTS

Mississippi University for Women OwlsDAY ONE: GAME ONE – The 10th seeded MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN OWLS (co-ed despite the name) faced off with the 9 seeds – the FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS, with both teams making their first appearance in the USCAA World Series.

By the 2nd Inning the Owls held a 3-0 lead but the Conquistadors cut that to 3-1 in the 3rd. The 4th Inning saw Florida National University explode for SIX runs, taking a 7-4 lead after MUW’s at-bats. The Owls made it a 7-6 game in the 5th before the Conquistadors extended their lead to 9-6 in the 6th Inning. Four runs for MUW in the 7th gave them a 10-9 victory for Pitcher Eiland Cleckler, nickname: “That’s Not A Typo!”  Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE BASEBALL WORLD SERIES TEAMS FOR 2018

It’s less than a week until the start of the 2018 College World Series in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). Balladeer’s Blog will, as usual, provide full coverage. Here is a look at the field of 10 teams competing for the title.

Cincinatti Clermont Cougars logo biggerONE SEED

Institution: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT 

Team Name: COUGARS

newportnewsapprentice-school-builderTWO SEED

Institution: NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL

Team Name: BUILDERS

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Wright State Lake Campus LakersTHREE SEED

Institution: WRIGHT STATE AT THE LAKE CAMPUS

Team Name: LAKERS

Bluefield State Big Blues logoFOUR SEED

Institution: BLUEFIELD STATE

Team Name: BIG BLUES 

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Cleary University CougarsFIVE SEED

Institution: CLEARY UNIVERSITY

Team Name: PROWLING COUGARS

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COLLEGE BASEBALL RANKINGS: USCAA

Balladeer’s Blog’s rankings for USCAA Baseball:

newportnewsapprentice-school-builderUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) – 1. NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS    ###     2. WRIGHT STATE – LAKE CAMPUS LAKERS    ###     3. UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT COUGARS    ###     4. BLUEFIELD STATE BIG B’s    ###     5. COLLEGE OF SAINT JOSEPH’S (sic) FIGHTING SAINTS    ###    

Illinois Tech Scarlet Hawks6. ILLINOIS TECH SCARLET HAWKS    ##     7. CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS    ###     8. FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS    ###     9. SOUTHERN MAINE COLLEGE SEA WOLVES    ###     10. GREAT BAY COLLEGE HERONS    ###     Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2017

One last round of congratulations to the college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

LCSC Logo - Primary FullNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS (Threepeat)

Runners-Up – Faulkner University Eagles

2016 Champions – Lewis-Clark State Warriors

Oklahoma Baptist University Bison BIGNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON

Runners-Up – Campbellsville University Tigers

2016 Champions – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison  Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPS CROWNED PLUS MORE

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College of Saint Joseph's Fighting Saints BIGDAY FOUR, GAME ONE: The 2nd seeded Defending National Champions of USCAA baseball – the COLLEGE OF SAINT JOSEPH’S (sic) FIGHTING SAINTS – did battle with the 5th seeded CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS. The winner would go on to face Newport News Apprentice School for the championship.

This was a Pitcher’s Duel for 4 scoreless Innings before the Fighting Saints went up 4-0 in the 5th. College of St Joseph’s added another run in the 6th Inning and rode that to a 5-0 shutout victory. Jovan Henriquez pitched the entire game for CSJ. Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES AND NAIA PLAYOFFS CONTINUE …

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newportnewsapprentice-school-builderDAY THREE, GAME ONE: The 4 seeds – the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS (Shipbuilders) – played the 2nd seeded Defending National Champions of USCAA Baseball, the COLLEGE OF SAINT JOSEPH’S (sic) FIGHTING SAINTS. After 2 scoreless Innings the Fighting Saints took a 1-0 lead in the 3rd, but the Builders went on top 3-1 in the 4th.

College of Saint Joseph’s added 1 run each in the 5th and 6th Innings while their opponents remained just out of reach with 2 more runs of their own. Newport News Apprentice School drove in another run in the 7th Inning and went on to win the game 6-3. Pitcher Steve Hux picked up the W. * THE BUILDERS ADVANCE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME *

Cleary University CougarsDAY THREE, GAME TWO: The 5th seeded CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS squared off against the 6 seeds – the PENN STATE AT DUBOIS NITTANY LIONS. It was all Cleary University in this game as the Prowling Cougars put on a clinic on both sides of the ball.

In the 2nd Inning Cleary U took a 4-0 advantage, which became 6-0 in the 4th and 8-0 in the 6th. That also held up as the final tally as the Prowling Cougars notched an 8-0 shutout victory to send the Nittany Lions home. Rhett Holwerda was on the mound for Cleary for the entire game.  Continue reading

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