2009 Baseball News

  • Baseball Faces Top Seed Wagner in Elimination Game at 12 p.m.
    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.
  • Baseball Season Ends With Extra-Inning Loss to Top Seed Wagner on Friday
    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.
  • Baseball Drops Slugfest to Second Seed Sacred Heart in Northeast Conference Tournament
    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.
  • Five Blue Devils Named to All-Northeast Conference Baseball Team
    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.
  • Extra Inning Victory Sends Blue Devils to Third Seed in Northeast Conference Tournament
    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.
  • Baseball Keeps NEC Tournament Hopes Alive With Sweep of Monmouth on Saturday
    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.
  • Scialdone Homers Twice But Baseball Drops 12-7 Decision at Monmouth on Friday Afternoon
    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.
  • Baseball Drops 6-3 Decision at UConn on Monday Afternoon
    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.
  • Mount St. Mary's Wins Halted Game on Saturday Morning in New Britain
    May 09, 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.
  • Eight-Run Fifth Inning Leads Blue Devils to Saturday Victory Over Mount St. Mary's
    May 09, 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.
  • Blue Devils Lose Both Ends of Northeast Conference Doubleheader, Drop Second Contest in Extra Innings
    May 08, 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.
  • Tuesday's Baseball Game Versus Hartford Canceled
    May 05, 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.
  • Tuesday's Baseball Game Moved to 2 p.m. at Beehive Field; Changes to Mount Series This Weekend
    May 04, 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.
  • Scialdone's Hit Streak Reaches 27 as Blue Devils Top Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday
    May 03, 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.
  • CCSU Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday
    May 02, 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.
  • Follow Baseball All Weekend Long With Live Audio and Stats
    May 01, 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.
  • Baseball Conference Win Streak Stopped With 12-8 Loss to Fairleigh Dickinson
    May 01, 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.
  • Blue Devil Baseball Drops 9-7 Decision to UConn at Beehive Field
    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.
  • Wednesday's Baseball Game Moved to 3 p.m. at Beehive Field
    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.
  • Sweep Complete; Baseball Tops Long Island on Sunday for Seventh Straight Victory
    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.
  • Baseball Sweeps Long Island; Walko Drives in Five and Scialdone Hit Streak Reaches 21
    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.
  • Blue Devil Baseball Rolls to 18-1 Victory at Long Island on Friday
    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.
  • Baseball vs. Fairfield Canceled on Wednesday
    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.
  • Baseball vs. UMass Canceled on Tuesday
    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.
  • Baseball Schedule Changes Announced for Tuesday and Wednesday
    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.
  • Pat Epps Drives in Five to Lead Baseball to Series Win with 11-7 Victory on Sunday at Quinnipiac
    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.
  • Epps and Parker Each Drive in Six Runs in Doubleheader Sweep on Saturday
    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.
  • Baseball Drops Series Opener at Quinnipiac on Friday Afternoon
    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.
  • Tuesday Night's Baseball Start Time Versus Holy Cross Moved to 6:30 p.m.
    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.
  • Baseball Drops 13-10 Non-Conference Decision Versus Holy Cross Tuesday Night at Beehive Field
    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.
  • Sophomore Pat Epps Named Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week
    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.
  • CCSU and Sacred Heart Split Baseball Doubleheader in New Britain on Friday
    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.
  • Sacred Heart Tops Blue Devils on Thursday Night in Northeast Conference Action
    April 09, 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.
  • Baseball Announces Schedule Changes for Sacred Heart Series
    April 08, 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.
  • Four-Run Seventh Inning Leads Blue Devils to Win at Fairfield on Tuesday Afternoon
    April 07, 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.
  • Blue Devils Drop Sunday Northeast Conference Decision at Wagner
    April 05, 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.
  • Seniors Kerski and Walko Lead Blue Devils to Doubleheader Sweep of Wagner on Saturday
    April 04, 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.
  • Blue Devil Baseball Opens Northeast Conference Season With Loss at Wagner
    April 03, 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.
  • Senior Casey Walko's Five RBI Leads Blue Devils to Comeback Win Over Rhode Island
    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.
  • Tuesday's Baseball Game Moved to New Britain at 5 p.m.
    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.
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