2009 Baseball News
May 22, 2009
Baseball Faces Top Seed Wagner in Elimination Game at 12 p.m.
The Central Connecticut baseball team will need to win four straight games to claim its fourth Northeast Conference title, and they are back in action today at 12 p.m. CCSU faces top seed Wagner in the first elimination game of the tournament. The loser of the game is out of the tourney, the winner advances to play again on Saturday at 12 p.m. You can follow all of the action live on CCSUBlueDevils.com.
May 22, 2009
Baseball Season Ends With Extra-Inning Loss to Top Seed Wagner on Friday
Central Connecticut hit four home runs but watched a 5-2 lead turn into a 6-5 extra-inning loss in an elimination game in the 2009 Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament. Senior catcher Sean Parker hit a pair of home runs in the game for the Blue Devils and drove in three runs. CCSU ends its 2009 campaign with a 26-22 overall record.
May 21, 2009
Baseball Drops Slugfest to Second Seed Sacred Heart in Northeast Conference Tournament
The Central Connecticut baseball team will need to come out of the loser's bracket if they are going to claim their fourth Northeast Conference Tournament title. CCSU dropped a slugfest to second-seed Sacred Heart on Thursday afternoon, 16-13, in the first round of the championship. With the loss the Blue Devils are a loss away from elimination, and will face top-seed Wagner at 12 p.m. on Friday. Wagner dropped a 14-8 decision to fourth-seed Monmouth in the first game of the day. Junior Richie Tri tied a championship record with six RBI, including a grand slam, for the Blue Devils in the loss. CCSU is now 26-21 this season.
May 20, 2009
Five Blue Devils Named to All-Northeast Conference Baseball Team
Five Central Connecticut baseball players were named All-Conference on Wednesday night, on the eve of the start of the 2009 NEC Baseball Tournament. The Blue Devils, the #3 seed in the tourney, will play Sacred Heart at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. At New Britain Stadium on Wednesday night, all four teams gathered for a barbecue to honor the two All-Conference teams. Senior Sean Parker, juniors Anthony Scialdone, Sean Allaire and Richie Tri, and sophomore Pat Epps were all honored for their efforts during the 2009 season.
May 17, 2009
Extra Inning Victory Sends Blue Devils to Third Seed in Northeast Conference Tournament
Junior Anthony Scialdone drove in the game-winning run with a single in the top of the 10th inning as the Central Connecticut baseball team topped Monmouth 3-2, and advanced to this week's Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament. The Blue Devils won three straight games to claim the third seed in the upcoming tournament, which will be played at New Britain Stadium starting on Thursday. CCSU will play at 3:30 p.m. against #2 seed Sacred Heart. #1 seed Wagner will face #4 Monmouth at 12 noon.
May 16, 2009
Baseball Keeps NEC Tournament Hopes Alive With Sweep of Monmouth on Saturday
The Central Connecticut baseball season will come down to one game. With a doubleheader sweep (11-6, 8-5) of Monmouth on Saturday, the Blue Devils have moved into a tie with Mount St. Mary's for the fourth and final spot in the next week's Northeast Conference Tournament. The Mount has finished their conference season. CCSU plays at Monmouth on Sunday at 1 p.m. With a win they advance to the tournament and be the third seed. A loss ends the 2009 campaign for the Blue Devils.
May 15, 2009
Scialdone Homers Twice But Baseball Drops 12-7 Decision at Monmouth on Friday Afternoon
Junior Anthony Scialdone had three hits, including a pair of home runs, and drove in four runs but the Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 12-7 decision at Monmouth in Northeast Conference play on Friday afternoon. A six-run seventh inning by the Hawks dropped the Blue Devils to 23-20 overall and 13-11 in league play. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 12 p.m.
May 11, 2009
Baseball Drops 6-3 Decision at UConn on Monday Afternoon
Junior Sean Allaire drove in a pair of runs but the Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 6-3 decision at UConn on Monday afternoon. With the loss the Blue Devils falls to 23-19 overall this season. They return to action this weekend at Monmouth in an important Northeast Conference series beginning on Friday. The Blue Devils currently stand in fifth place, just a half game out of the fourth and final tournament spot, with four regular season league games remaining.
May 9, 2009
Mount St. Mary's Wins Halted Game on Saturday Morning in New Britain
Mount St. Mary's hit a two-run home run in the top of the 10th inning to come away with an 11-9 victory on Saturday morning. The game was originally halted on Thursday night at 11 p.m. due to dense fog in the New Britain area. Play resumed on Saturday morning in the top of the eighth inning with the Blue Devils leading 7-6. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 22-18 overall and 12-10 in the Northeast Conference. The Mount improves to 21-22 overall and 13-8 in league play.
May 9, 2009
Eight-Run Fifth Inning Leads Blue Devils to Saturday Victory Over Mount St. Mary's
Central Connecticut scored eight runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 15-3 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon. Senior lefty Derek Roberts pitched eight innings allowing three runs and eight hits to improve to a team-best 6-1 on the season. With the win the Blue Devils improve to 23-18 overall and 13-10 in the Northeast Conference. The Mount falls to 21-23 overall and 13-9 in the league.
May 8, 2009
Blue Devils Lose Both Ends of Northeast Conference Doubleheader, Drop Second Contest in Extra Innings
Central Connecticut (22-17, 12-9) lost both ends of a Northeast Conference home doubleheader versus Mount St. Mary's (20-22, 12-8) on Beehive Field in New Britain. Senior Ken Kerski struck out a season-high 11 batters in the opener, a 4-3 loss. Junior Anthony Scialdone had his 28-game hit streak snapped with an 0-for-3 effort. The Blue Devils then lost, 9-8, in a nine-inning affair. Junior Sean Allaire went 3-for-5 with three runs scored. Junior Richie Tri added three hits, including two doubles. Senior Jay Schillaci, who stretched his hit streak to 16 games in the opener, went 0-for-4. Senior Sean Parker contributed a combined 3-for-5 day at the plate. He had two doubles and four RBI.
May 5, 2009
Tuesday's Baseball Game Versus Hartford Canceled
Tuesday's baseball game between Central Connecticut and Hartford has been canceled due to weather conditions in the New Britain area. The game has not been rescheduled. Stay tuned to CCSUBlueDevils.com for schedule updates. CCSU will return to action on Thursday versus Mount St. Mary's. The nine-inning game at Beehive Field in New Britain will start at 7 p.m.
May 4, 2009
Tuesday's Baseball Game Moved to 2 p.m. at Beehive Field; Changes to Mount Series This Weekend
Tuesday's baseball game between Central Connecticut and Hartford has been moved to a 2 p.m. start. The game, originally scheduled for 7 p.m., will be the only non-conference game of the week for the Blue Devils. Changes are also taking place in the Mount St. Mary's series this weekend. CCSU and the Mount will play a single game at 7 p.m. on Thursday night, a doubleheader on Friday beginning at noon, and a single game on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. All of the games will be at Beehive Field in New Britain.
May 3, 2009
Scialdone's Hit Streak Reaches 27 as Blue Devils Top Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday
Junior shortstop Anthony Scialdone ran his hitting streak to 27 games as the Central Connecticut baseball team topped Fairleigh Dickinson 14-8 on Sunday afternoon in New Britain. The Blue Devils trailed 4-0 after the first half inning but scored nine unanswered runs to come away with the victory. Sophomore Pat Epps drove in four runs in the victory. With the win the Blue Devils improve to 22-15 overall and remain in a tie for first place in the Northeast Conference with a 12-7 mark. The Blue Devils return to action on Tuesday hosting Hartford at Beehive Field in New Britain.
May 2, 2009
CCSU Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday
The Central Connecticut baseball team split a doubleheader with Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday afternoon at Beehive Field in New Britain. The Blue Devils won the first game 6-2 and dropped the second 5-2. With the split the Blue Devils are now 21-15 overall and 11-7 in Northeast Conference play. The Knights are now 12-28 overall and 7-12 in league action. Senior lefty Ken Kerski pitched a complete game for the victory in game one and junior Anthony Scialdone stretched his hitting streak to 26 games with hits in both ends of the doubleheader. CCSU and FDU will complete the weekend series on Sunday with a single game at 1 p.m.
May 1, 2009
Follow Baseball All Weekend Long With Live Audio and Stats
Central Connecticut hosts Fairleigh Dickinson this weekend in a Northeast Conference series, beginning Friday at 3 p.m. at Palmer Field in Middletown. The two teams will also play a doubleheader on Saturday at noon and a single game on Sunday at 1 p.m. Fans can follow all of the action online with live audio and live stats for all four games.
May 1, 2009
Baseball Conference Win Streak Stopped With 12-8 Loss to Fairleigh Dickinson
The Central Connecticut baseball team had its seven-game Northeast Conference winning streak stopped with a 12-8 loss to Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday afternoon. The game was played at Palmer Field in Middletown, CT, the only home game of the season not played at Beehive Field this season. Junior outfielder Richie Tri had four extra-base hits and drove in three runs in the loss. CCSU drops to 20-14 overall and 10-6 in NEC play. Fairleigh Dickinson improves to 11-27 overall and 6-11 in league action.
April 29, 2009
Blue Devil Baseball Drops 9-7 Decision to UConn at Beehive Field
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 9-7 non-conference decision to Connecticut on Wednesday after at Beehive Field in New Britain. The loss snaps a seven-game winning streak by the Blue Devils and drops them to 20-13 overall this season. Sophomore Pat Epps drove in three runs in the loss and senior Sean Connors hit a two-run home run. Junior Anthony Scialdone drove in two runs and ran his hitting streak to 23 games with a double in the seventh inning. CCSU returns to action on Friday hosting Fairleigh Dickinson at 3 p.m. at Palmer Field in Middletown.
April 27, 2009
Wednesday's Baseball Game Moved to 3 p.m. at Beehive Field
Central Connecticut's baseball game time on Wednesday at Beehive Field has been moved to 3 p.m. The Blue Devils will face UConn in a non-conference game. Central Connecticut is riding a seven-game winning streak after sweeping Long Island this weekend. They are 20-12 overall and moved into first place in the Northeast Conference with a 10-5 record.
April 26, 2009
Sweep Complete; Baseball Tops Long Island on Sunday for Seventh Straight Victory
Senior outfielder Jay Schillaci drove in four runs, including a three-run home run, as the Central Connecticut baseball team won for the seventh straight game, 11-9, over Long Island on Sunday afternoon. The win completes the weekend sweep for the Blue Devils and runs their record to 20-12 overall and and 10-5 in Northeast Conference action. Junior Anthony Scialdone ran his hitting streak to 22 games in the victory.
April 25, 2009
Baseball Sweeps Long Island; Walko Drives in Five and Scialdone Hit Streak Reaches 21
The Central Connecticut baseball team swept a Northeast Conference doubleheader at Long Island on Saturday afternoon. CCSU won the first game 6-2 and the second 9-5 to run its winning streak to six games. The Blue Devils are now 19-12 overall and 9-5 in league action, having won six straight in conference play. Senior Casey Walko was 4-for-4 in the first game and drove in two. He added three more RBI in game two. Junior Anthony Scialdone had two hits in the first game and one in the second to run his hitting streak to 21 games.
April 24, 2009
Blue Devil Baseball Rolls to 18-1 Victory at Long Island on Friday
Junior Richie Tri had three hits and six runs batted in as the Central Connecticut baseball team rolled to an 18-1 victory on the road at Long Island on Friday afternoon. Junior Anthony Scialdone added three hits and three RBI while junior Sean Allaire and senior Casey Walko each scored four times as the Blue Devils improved to 17-12 overall and 7-5 in Northeast Conference play. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday at 12 noon.
April 22, 2009
Baseball vs. Fairfield Canceled on Wednesday
Wednesday's baseball game between CCSU and Fairfield has been canceled due to weather conditions in the New Britain area. The game has not been rescheduled but stay tuned to CCSUBlueDevils.com for schedule updates. CCSU will return to action this weekend at Long Island, beginning on Friday at 3 p.m.
April 21, 2009
Baseball vs. UMass Canceled on Tuesday
Tuesday's baseball game between CCSU and UMass has been canceled due to weather conditions in the New Britain area. The game has not been rescheduled but stay tuned to CCSUBlueDevils.com for schedule updates. The Blue Devils are schedule to host Fairfield at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, hosting Fairfield at Beehive Field in New Britain.
April 20, 2009
Baseball Schedule Changes Announced for Tuesday and Wednesday
The Central Connecticut baseball games scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday have been moved to 3 p.m., both will be played at Beehive Field in New Britain. The Blue Devils will host UMass at 3 p.m. on Tuesday and then on Wednesday will play Fairfield at 3 p.m. CCSU is currently 16-12 overall and 6-5 in Northeast Conference play.
April 19, 2009
Pat Epps Drives in Five to Lead Baseball to Series Win with 11-7 Victory on Sunday at Quinnipiac
The Central Connecticut baseball team completed the series victory over Quinnipiac on Sunday with a 11-7 win in Hamden. CCSU won three in a row against the Bobcats after dropping the first game on Friday. Sophomore Pat Epps drove in five runs and had five hits to lead the offense. Senior lefty Derek Roberts improved to 3-1 on the season pitching 7.1 innings and allowing four runs on eight hits while striking out eight. CCSU is now 16-12 overall and 6-5 in Northeast Conference play with the victory.
April 18, 2009
Epps and Parker Each Drive in Six Runs in Doubleheader Sweep on Saturday
Central Connecticut sophomore Pat Epps and senior Sean Parker each drove in six runs as the CCSU baseball team swept Quinnipiac in a doubleheader on Saturday in Hamden. in the first game CCSU scored 11 unanswered runs and turned a 6-5 deficit into a 19-8 victory. In the second game CCSU topped the Bobcats 8-4. Parker also homered twice in the opener to lead the Blue Devils. CCSU is now 15-12 overall and 5-5 in league action with the victories.
April 17, 2009
Baseball Drops Series Opener at Quinnipiac on Friday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 7-2 decision on Friday to open up a weekend series with Quinnipiac. CCSU is now 13-12 overall and 3-5 in Northeast Conference play. Senior Casey Walko drove in a run in the loss for the Blue Devils. CCSU and Quinnipiac will play a pair of seven inning game on Saturday beginning at 12 noon.
April 14, 2009
Tuesday Night's Baseball Start Time Versus Holy Cross Moved to 6:30 p.m.
Tonight's baseball game versus Holy Cross at Beehive Field in New Britain has been moved up to a 6:30 p.m. start time. Originally scheduled for 7 p.m., first pitch tonight will now be at 6:30 p.m.
April 14, 2009
Baseball Drops 13-10 Non-Conference Decision Versus Holy Cross Tuesday Night at Beehive Field
Central Connecticut (13-11) lost, 13-10, in a non-conference home game versus Holy Cross (13-19). Junior Sean Allaire had a three-run triple and a double to lead the Blue Devils. Senior Jay Schillaci added a solo home run, and junior Richie Tri and sophomore Pat Epps each singled and doubled in the defeat.
April 13, 2009
Sophomore Pat Epps Named Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week
Sophomore Pat Epps has been named the Akadema/Northeast Conference baseball player of the week, it was announced on Monday. Epps and the Blue Devils went 2-2 last week and stand at 13-10 overall this season. He hit safely in each of the four games for CCSU and drove in a team-high six runs in the four games.
April 10, 2009
CCSU and Sacred Heart Split Baseball Doubleheader in New Britain on Friday
Senior Jay Schillaci scored from second base on an infield fielder's choice to give the Central Connecticut baseball team a 10-9 victory in extra innings over Sacred Heart in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday. The Pioneers rebounded to claim the 9-5 victory in the second game to earn the split. Sophomore Pat Epps drove in four runs in the victory for the Blue Devils in game one. With the split the Blue Devils are now 13-10 overall and 3-4 in Northeast Conference play. The Pioneers are 12-17-1 overall and 3-4 in league action.
April 9, 2009
Sacred Heart Tops Blue Devils on Thursday Night in Northeast Conference Action
Sacred Heart scored 18 runs on 22 hits and defeated Central Connecticut 18-4 on Thursday night at Beehive Field in New Britain. With the loss the Blue Devils drop to 12-9 overall and 2-3 in Northeast Conference play. The Pioneers improve to 11-16-1 overall and 2-3 in league action. The two teams return to action on Friday morning at 10 a.m. with a doubleheader at Beehive Field.
April 8, 2009
Baseball Announces Schedule Changes for Sacred Heart Series
Central Connecticut has announced several schedule changes for the series with Sacred Heart that starts tomorrow. CCSU will host Sacred Heart in a single nine-inning game beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday night at Beehive Field. The two teams will then play a doubleheader on Friday, beginning at 10:00 a.m., also at Beehive. The series will conclude with a single game at 12 p.m. on Saturday.
April 7, 2009
Four-Run Seventh Inning Leads Blue Devils to Win at Fairfield on Tuesday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut baseball team scored four runs in the seventh inning on its way to a 5-4 non-conference victory at Fairfield on Tuesday afternoon. With the win the Blue Devils improve to 12-8 overall this season. They return to action on Thursday night hosting Sacred Heart in a Northeast Conference game at 7 p.m. at Beehive Field in New Britain.
April 5, 2009
Blue Devils Drop Sunday Northeast Conference Decision at Wagner
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped an 11-4 decision on Sunday at Wagner in Northeast Conference action. The loss led to a split for the weekend series with the Seahawks. The Blue Devils swept a doubleheader on Saturday. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 11-8 overall and 2-2 in league action.
April 4, 2009
Seniors Kerski and Walko Lead Blue Devils to Doubleheader Sweep of Wagner on Saturday
The Central Connecticut baseball team recorded its first wins in Northeast Conference play this season with a doubleheader sweep over Wagner on Saturday afternoon. With the win the Blue Devils are now 11-7 overall and 2-1 in the NEC. In game one senior lefty Ken Kerski pitched a complete game as CCSU won 6-1. In the second game senior outfielder Casey Walko drove in three runs, including his second home run of the week, as the Blue Devils completed the sweep with a 10-9 win in the second game. The two teams will complete the weekend series with a single game on Sunday.
April 3, 2009
Blue Devil Baseball Opens Northeast Conference Season With Loss at Wagner
The Central Connecticut baseball team opened the Northeast Conference season with a 10-1 loss on the road at Wagner on Friday. The game, originally scheduled for 3 p.m., did not start until 6 p.m. A short rain delay in the seventh inning halted the game. Junior Richie Tri hit a solo home run in the loss, his third of the season. With the loss CCSU falls to 9-7 overall and 0-1 in NEC play. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, also at Wagner.
March 31, 2009
Senior Casey Walko's Five RBI Leads Blue Devils to Comeback Win Over Rhode Island
Senior outfielder Casey Walko drove in five runs as the Central Connecticut baseball team came back from a 5-0 deficit to top Rhode Island 10-9 on Tuesday night in New Britain. Walko was at the plate in the bottom of the ninth when the winning run scored on a wild pitch. With the win the Blue Devils are 9-6 on the season. Rhode Island falls to 14-9 overall.
March 30, 2009
Tuesday's Baseball Game Moved to New Britain at 5 p.m.
Tuesday's scheduled baseball game at Rhode Island has been moved to Beehive Field and will be played at 5 p.m. The Blue Devils are 8-6 on the season following a split with Binghamton on Saturday. Tuesday night's game will feature live stats and a live audio broadcast on CCSUBlueDevils.com. Click on the mediaCENTRAL link for the link at game time on Tuesday.
March 28, 2009
Baseball Manages Split With Binghamton on Saturday in New Britain
Central Connecticut scored three runs in the final two innings in the second game of a doubleheader to give the Blue Devils a 4-3 win and a split against Binghamton on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcats won the first game 20-0. With the split the Blue Devils are now 8-6 on the season. Binghamton is 7-9. Central Connecticut returns to action on Sunday at 12 p.m. with a single game beginning at noon against Vermont. The game will be played at Beehive Field in New Britain.
March 27, 2009
Saturday Baseball Doubleheader to Begin at 1 p.m.; Sunday's Game to Have Audio Online
Saturday's baseball doubleheader vs. Binghamton at Beehive Field in New Britain has been moved to a 1 p.m. start time. The two teams will play a pair of seven inning games, beginning at 1 p.m. This is a change from the original 12 p.m. start time. Sunday's single game at Beehive vs. Vermont is still slated to begin at noon. Fans can live online on Sunday by clicking on the link below.
March 27, 2009
Baseball Drops 9-8 Decision at Hartford on Friday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 9-8 decision on the road at Hartford on Friday afternoon. The game is the first of four against teams from the America East Conference this weekend. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 7-5 overall this season. Senior Jay Schillaci and sophomore Pat Epps each drove in two runs in the loss on Friday. CCSU returns to action tomorrow at 1 p.m. hosting Binghamton in a doubleheader at Beehive Field in New Britain.
March 24, 2009
Central Connecticut Baseball Drops Finale to #25 Illinois on Tuesday Morning
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped the final game of a three-game series with Illinois on Tuesday morning, 6-0. The Blue Devils end their trip to Florida having won three of the four games played, including two against the nationally-ranked Fighting Illini on Sunday and Monday. With the loss on Tuesday CCSU drops to 7-4 overall this season. They play again on Friday at Hartford at 3 p.m. They open their home season on Saturday at 1 p.m. hosting Binghamton at Beehive Field in New Britain. They also play at home on Sunday at 12 p.m. at Beehive against Vermont.
March 23, 2009
Senior Jay Schillaci Drives in Five Runs in Baseball's Win Over #25 Illinois in Winter Haven
Senior outfielder Jay Schillaci drove in five runs as the Central Connecticut baseball team topped #25 Illinois 11-9 on Monday in Winter Haven, FL. The win is the second straight vs. Illinois and the third straight over a Big Ten team for the Blue Devils. CCSU is now 7-3 overall on the season after winning its fourth straight. The Blue Devils and Fighting Illini will play a final game on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
March 23, 2009
Sean Allaire Named Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week
Junior third baseman Sean Allaire was named the Akadema Northeast Conference Player of the Week, it was announced on Monday by the conference office. Allaire and the Blue Devils, now 6-3 on the season, defeated Indiana and Illinois on Saturday and Sunday to post a 2-0 week. They have now won three straight. Allaire posted seven hits in the two games and scored four times.
March 22, 2009
Seniors Lead Blue Devils to 6-4 Win Over #19 Illinois on Sunday in Winter Haven
Senior catcher Sean Parker's two-run single and six strong innings from senior lefty Derek Roberts were the difference as the Central Connecticut baseball team posted a 6-4 win over #19 Illinois on Sunday in Winter Haven, FL. The Illini were ranked 19th in the Collegiate Baseball poll as of last Monday. The win is the second straight for the Blue Devils over a Big Ten team. They also defeated Indiana on Saturday. CCSU and Illinois will play two more games in their series on Monday and Tuesday.
March 21, 2009
Seven Runs in Final Two Innings Lead Blue Devils to Win Over Indiana on Saturday in Winter Haven
The Central Connecticut baseball team began its southern trip to Winter Haven, FL, with a 12-9 late inning victory over Indiana on Saturday. CCSU scored seven runs in the final two innings to turn a 9-5 deficit into a three-run victory. Sophomore Pat Epps drove in three runs in the win. CCSU continues its trip with three more games. They will face Illinois in a three-game series, beginning on Sunday. They will also play on Monday and Tuesday against the Illini.
March 15, 2009
Tri's Ninth Inning Home Run Caps Six-Run Frame as CCSU Tops George Washington
Central Connecticut scored six runs in the ninth inning, including a three-run home run by junior Richie Tri, to come from behind and beat George Washington 11-7 on Sunday. CCSU trailed 7-5 heading into the ninth but the six runs, the most in any inning by CCSU this season, gave them the win against the Colonials. With the win CCSU improves to 4-3 this season. They had dropped the previous two games at George Washington to start the weekend.
March 14, 2009
Baseball Drops 9-5 Decision on Saturday at George Washington
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped its third straight game to fall to 3-3 overall this season. CCSU lost 9-5 at George Washington on Saturday afternoon, their second straight loss to the Colonials. Junior Anthony Scialdone drove in two runs for the Blue Devils in the loss. CCSU and George Washington will finish the weekend series with a single game on Sunday at 12 p.m.
March 13, 2009
Baseball Drops 6-2 Decision on Friday at George Washington
Senior Jay Schillaci and sophomore Pat Epps each drove in a run but the Central Connecticut baseball team dropped the first game of a three game series at George Washington, 6-2, on Friday. Junior Anthony Scialdone had a pair of hits to lead the Blue Devils. With the loss the Blue Devils are now 3-2 overall on the season. They will play two more games with the Colonials this weekend, starting on Saturday at 12 noon.
March 9, 2009
Baseball Game at Hartford on Wednesday Postponed
The Central Connecticut baseball team's game at Hartford on Wednesday, March 11, has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions on the campus at Hartford. No date has been set for the game to be played. The Blue Devils, now 3-1 on the season following their opening weekend of play, will return to action with a three-game set at George Washington this weekend. CCSU the the Colonials will play three games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
March 9, 2009
Senior Righty Taylor Kosakowski Named Northeast Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week
Central Connecticut senior right hander Taylor Kosakowski was named the Northeast Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, it was announced on Monday by the NEC office. The Blue Devils went 3-1 over the weekend, including a win by Kosakowski, and defeated Iona twice and split two games at Navy. CCSU's game on Wednesday at Hartford has been postponed. The Blue Devils will be in action again this weekend playing three games at George Washington, beginning on Friday.
March 8, 2009
Kosakowski Pitches Blue Devils to Third Straight Victory to Open the Season
Senior righty Taylor Kosakowski pitched six innings allowing six hits and striking out eight to lead the Central Connecticut baseball team to an 8-1 victory over Iona on Sunday morning. With the win the Blue Devils move to 3-0 on the season, it is their second win over Iona in as many days. Central Connecticut will end the weekend trip with a Sunday afternoon game against Navy.
March 8, 2009
Baseball Suffers First Loss of the Season Sunday at Navy
The Central Connecticut baseball team suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday, 14-7, at Navy. The Blue Devils finish the weekend with a 3-1 record, beating Iona twice and splitting a pair of games with Navy. Junior Tommy Meade drove in two more runs for the Blue Devils in the loss on Sunday, giving him six RBI on the weekend. CCSU is scheduled to play at Hartford on Wednesday, March 11.
March 7, 2009
Baseball Wins Season-Opener Against Iona in Extra Innings on Saturday, 7-6
The Central Connecticut baseball team opened the 2009 season with a 7-6 extra inning victory over Iona on Saturday in Maryland. The game was play at the Naval Academy. Junior first baseman Tommy Meade had a pair of doubles and drove in four runs for the Blue Devils in the victory. Junior pitcher Warren Sternberg earned his first victory in a CCSU uniform pitching four innings of scoreless relief. The Blue Devils will play a second game on Saturday afternoon against Navy.
March 7, 2009
Baseball Wins Second Straight to Start the Season, 9-6, Over Navy
Senior catcher Sean Parker drove in four runs, including his first home run of the season, as the Central Connecticut baseball team topped Navy, 9-6, on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Devils are now 2-0 on the season after beating Iona 7-6 in extra innings earlier on Saturday. Central Connecticut will play two more games vs. Iona and Navy on Sunday.
March 4, 2009
Baseball Schedule Changed for This Weekend at Navy
The Central Connecticut baseball team will open its 2009 schedule this weekend, but the schedule for the games at Navy has been changed. CCSU will now play a pair of games on both Saturday and Sunday, there will be no Friday game. CCSU will face Iona at 10:30 a.m. followed by a game vs. Navy at 2 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday the Blue Devils will face Iona at 9:30 a.m. followed by a game against Navy at 12:30 p.m.
January 29, 2009
Central Connecticut Baseball Picked Second in NEC Coaches' Poll
The Central Connecticut baseball team was selected to finish second in the preseason Northeast Conference Coaches' Poll released on Thursday. Last season the Blue Devils finished with a winning 25-24 overall record and an 18-9 league mark. CCSU was the number two seed in the 2008 NEC Tournament and lost to eventual champion Mount St. Mary's.