2010 Baseball News
June 30, 2010
Sean Allaire Earns Another All-America Nod; Named All-Region Along With Teammate Pat Epps
Senior Sean Allaire has added another All-America honor to his resume, following one of the best single-seasons in school history. Allaire was named a Third-Team ABCA All-American earlier this week. Earlier this season he was named a Louisville Slugger All-American. He earned the honor after being named to the ABCA All-Region First Team as a utility player. He was joined on the All-Region team by junior teammate Pat Epps.
June 15, 2010
Epps and Allaire Continue to Earn Post-Season Honors, Named ECAC All-Stars
The post-season honors continue to roll in for a pair of Blue Devils in 2010. Senior Sean Allaire and junior Pat Epps were named ECAC Division I All-Stars on Tuesday. Both players were named to the First Team. Epps earned the honor in the outfield while Allaire earned the nod as a utility player. Both players also earned First Team All-Conference and First Team All-New England honors this season. The Blue Devils won the 2010 Northeast Conference Championship last month, the fourth title for the Blue Devils since 2002.
June 8, 2010
Sean Allaire Named Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American
Senior Sean Allaire continues to receive post-season accolades following one of the most successful individual single seasons in Central Connecticut baseball history. Allaire was named a Third Team Louisville Slugger All-American this week by Collegiate Baseball magazine. He batted .426 and matched a school-record with 100 hits on the season, while also being named the Northeast Conference Player of the Year.
June 5, 2010
Baseball Season Comes to End with NCAA Tournament Loss on Saturday
The Central Connecticut baseball season came to an end on Saturday afternoon with a 25-5 loss to Connecticut in the second game of the NCAA Tournament in Norwich. The Blue Devils finish the 2010 season with a 33-23 overall record, marking their sixth season in the last 11 with at least 30 win. They captured their fourth Northeast Conference Championship last weekend in Bridgewater, NJ. UConn advances in the regional, and will play on Sunday against the loser of the Oregon and Florida State game on Saturday night.
June 4, 2010
Baseball Drops First Round NCAA Tournament Game to Florida State on Friday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team dropped its opening game of the 2010 NCAA Baseball Championship to Florida State on Friday afternoon in Norwich, CT. Central, the 2010 Northeast Conference Champion, dropped a 11-3 decision to the Seminoles in their first NCAA game since 2004. The loss drops Central to 33-22 on the season, and snaps a three-game winning streak. The Blue Devils will face UConn at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
June 4, 2010
Baseball to Face UConn on Saturday at 2 p.m. in NCAA Baseball Tournament
Central Connecticut dropped its first game of the 2010 NCAA Tournament on Friday, 11-3, to Florida State. The Blue Devils play again on Saturday at 2 p.m., and will face a familiar foe. Central and UConn will meet in the first elimination game of the Norwich Regional on Saturday. UConn dropped a 5-3 decision to Oregon on Friday night. Fans can follow the action live online with audio and video. Click on the Tournament Central link to access the game beginning at 2 p.m.
June 2, 2010
Allaire and Epps Named to NEIBA All-New England First Team
Senior Sean Allaire and junior Pat Epps, fresh off their Northeast Conference title on Sunday, were named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-New England baseball team this week. Allaire was named at shortstop and Epps earned the nod in the outfield. Both players and their teammates are preparing for this week's NCAA Regional, being played in nearby Norwich, CT. Central will face Florida State in the first game of the regional on Friday at 2 p.m. at Dodd Stadium in Norwich.
May 31, 2010
Blue Devils Headed to Nearby Norwich for NCAA Baseball Regional to Face Florida State on Friday at 2 p.m.
On the heels of their fourth Northeast Conference baseball championships, the Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils will travel to nearby Norwich, CT for the 2010 NCAA Baseball Regionals. Central, now 33-21 on the season after winning the NEC title with a 9-6 over Sacred Heart on Sunday, is entering the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004, but the fourth time this decade. Central will face Florida State in the first round. Connecticut and Oregon will meet in the other game in the regional.
May 30, 2010
Epps and Riordan Lead Blue Devils to 2010 Northeast Conference Baseball Championship
Junior Pat Epps hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning, and senior pitcher Tyler Riordan pitched 6.2 innings of one-run relief as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Sacred Heart 9-3 on Sunday to claim its fourth Northeast Conference baseball championship title. The Blue Devils won three straight games, including two over the Pioneers, to claim the 2010 title. It marks the fourth since 2002 for Central, the most of any team in the league. Epps was named the tournament Most Valuable Player.
May 29, 2010
Zarotney's Grand Slam Sends Central to Winner-Take-All Game on Sunday in NEC Tournament
Senior outfielder Kyle Zarotney hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Central Connecticut State University baseball team to a 9-6 victory over Sacred Heart in the Northeast Conference baseball tournament on Saturday. The win forces a winner-take-all game on Sunday at noon, also against the top seeded Pioneers. Zarotney's home run was his second of the day. He finished with eight RBI in the two victories, as Central improved to 32-21 overall on the season. Action begins on Sunday at 12 noon.
May 29, 2010
Foster Pitches Blue Devils to Victory Over Wagner in Elimination Game; CCSU to Play Sacred Heart at 3:30 p.m.
Sophomore southpaw Jason Foster pitched the Central Connecticut State University baseball team to a 7-2 victory in a Northeast Conference Tournament elimination game on Saturday against Wagner. Foster pitched his first career complete game, allowing 10 hits and just two runs while striking out a career-high seven batters in the win. Central advances to face top seed Sacred Heart today at 3:30 p.m. The Blue Devils are trying to force a seventh game in the tournament, which would take place on Sunday at noon. They need to beat the Pioneers twice to win the NEC title.
May 28, 2010
Blue Devils Drop Into Loser's Bracket with 8-3 Loss vs. Sacred Heart on Friday
The second seeded Central Connecticut State University baseball team fell into the loser's bracket of the Northeast Conference Tournament with an 8-3 loss to top seed Sacred Heart on Friday. The loss, which drops Central to 30-21 on the season, puts the Blue Devils in an elimination game on Saturday at 12 noon against Wagner. Central topped the Seahawks 5-3 on Thursday in the first game of the tournament for both teams. Wagner defeated Monmouth 9-4 in Friday's first contest.
May 27, 2010
Senior Sean Allaire Named Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Year; Five Blue Devils Make First Team
Senior Sean Allaire was named the Northeast Conference baseball player of the year, it was announced on Wednesday night at the annual pre-tournament barbecue. Allaire becomes the third Blue Devil to earn the honor, joining former standouts Tim D'Aquila (2003) and Keith Stegnauer (2004). He led the league in hitting with a .456 average, and as of Monday morning was third in the country in in that category. The Blue Devils placed five players on the All-Conference First Team, including Allaire, junior Pat Epps, seniors Richie Tri and Tommy Meade and sophomore Mitch Wells.
May 27, 2010
Blue Devils Advance in Winner's Bracket With 5-3 Win Over Wagner on Thursday
Junior lefty Dave Krasnowiecki pitched a complete game to improve to 7-2 on the season as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Wagner 5-3 in the first game of the Northeast Conference Tournament on Thursday afternoon. The game was played at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ. The Blue Devils advance in the winner's bracket on Friday and will play top seed Sacred Heart at 3:30 p.m. Four different Blue Devils had an RBI in the game. The win is the 30th of the season for the Blue Devils.
May 26, 2010
Baseball Begins Quest for Fourth Northeast Conference Title on Thursday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team begins its quest for the Northeast Conference title on Thursday afternoon in Bridgewater, NJ at 3:30 p.m. The second-seeded Blue Devils will face the third-seeded Seahawks of Wagner on the first day of the championships. Central, who averaged almost nine runs a game and set a school-record with 66 home runs this season, is looking for its first title since 2004.
May 23, 2010
Baseball Ends Regular Season With Victory on Senior Day on Sunday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team ended the regular season with a 16-10 victory over Long Island on Sunday. The win came on Senior Day, as the Blue Devils honored their nine seniors prior to the first pitch. Senior Dan Markoya picked up his second win of the season on the mound. With the victory the Blue Devils end the regular season 29-20 overall and 18-14 in Northeast Conference play. As the #2 seed, they will face #3 seed Wagner on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in the NEC Tournament being held in New Jersey.
May 22, 2010
Baseball Splits With Long Island and Claims Second Seed in Next Week's NEC Tournament
Senior Richie Tri drove in three runs in the first game of a doubleheader as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team split with Long Island on Saturday. Tri's walk-off single in the eighth inning of game one gave Central the 5-4 extra inning win. Long Island rebounded for a 11-1 win in the second game. Central is now 17-14 in league play, and will be the second seed in next week's NEC Tournament in New Jersey. They finish the regular season on Sunday with a single game vs. the Blackbirds at 1 p.m.
May 21, 2010
Pat Epps Hits Walk Off Homer and Sets Single-Season School Record
Junior Pat Epps hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Central Connecticut State University a 2-1 victory in New Britain on Friday afternoon over Long Island. Epps set a new single season home run mark with the home run, his 17th of the season. The win gets the Blue Devils a spot in next week's Northeast Conference Tournament beginning on Thursday. They are now 27-19 overall and 16-13 in league action. Central and the Blackbirds will play a doubleheader on Saturday at noon.
May 16, 2010
Danny Hickey Homers and Drives in Two as Blue Devils Top Wagner on Sunday
Sophomore catcher Danny Hickey homered and drove in a pair of runs as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Wagner 5-3 on Sunday. The win gives the Blue Devils three wins in four games in the Northeast Conference weekend series. With the victory Central improves to 26-19 overall and 15-13 in NEC play. Wagner drops to 21-29 overall and 13-15 in the NEC.
May 15, 2010
Epps Matches Single Season Home Run Record as Central Splits with Wagner
Junior Pat Epps homered in both ends of a doubleheader with Wagner on Saturday afternoon and matched the school's single season home run record. Epps hit his 15th and 16th home runs of the season. The Blue Devils and Seahawks split the pair of games, with Central winning the opener 7-1 and Wagner winning the second 7-5. The two teams will finish the weekend series with a single nine-inning game on Sunday at 1 p.m.
May 14, 2010
Allaire's Grand Slam and Five RBI Lead Blue Devils to NEC Win Over Wagner
Senior Sean Allaire drove in five runs, including a grand slam, as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Wagner 10-5 on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils are now 24-18 overall and 13-12 in Northeast Conference play. Wagner falls to 20-27 overall and 12-13 in the league. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday in New Britain beginning at 1 p.m.
May 10, 2010
Senior Sean Allaire Named Northeast Conference and National Player of the Week on Monday
Senior Sean Allaire was named the Akadema/Northeast Conference baseball player of the week for the third time this season on Monday. He was also named a Louisville Slugger national player of the week for his performance last week. It is the third time this season that he has been honored, the most of any player in the league. Allaire and the Blue Devils went 4-2 last week and currently sit at 12-12 in NEC action and 23-18 overall.
May 9, 2010
Baseball Homers Four Times But Drops Series Finale on Sunday at Mount St. Mary's
The Central Connecticut baseball team scored 13 runs on Sunday, but it wasn't enough as they dropped a 14-13 extra-inning decision on the road at Mount St. Mary's on Sunday. With the loss the Blue Devils are now 23-18 overall and 12-12 in Northeast Conference play. Central hit four more home runs in the game, giving them 15 in the four-game series. Junior Pat Epps and senior Anthony Scialdone each homered and drove in four runs.
May 8, 2010
Allaire Homers Four Times and Drives in 10 Runs as Blue Devils Sweep Mount St. Mary's on Saturday
Senior Sean Allaire hit four home runs and drove in 10 runs as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team rebounded from a loss on Friday at Mount St. Mary's to sweep a doubleheader against the Mount on Saturday. They won game one 8-4. They scored a season-high 27 runs and belted a season-high 27 hits in the game two 27-7 victory. The Blue Devils, among the nation's top hitting teams, had 12 different players drive in a run in the second game victory. The teams will finish the weekend series with a single game on Sunday at 1 p.m..
May 7, 2010
Baseball Drops 12-6 Decision on Friday at Mount St. Mary's
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 12-6 decision on the road at Mount St. Mary's on Friday afternoon. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 21-17 overall and 10-11 in Northeast Conference action. Senior Richie Tri had three hits and drove in a pair of runs in the loss for Central. The two teams will continue the weekend series with a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 12 p.m.
May 5, 2010
Epps Hits Home Runs No. 11 and 12 as Blue Devils Win on Road at Fairfield
Junior Pat Epps hit his 11th and 12th home runs of the season as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team put on an offensive show for the second straight day in a 21-9 win on the road at Fairfield on Wednesday. The 12 home runs for Epps are the second-highest single season total in school history. Central takes to the road beginning on Friday at Mount St. Mary's in an important Northeast Conference series beginning at 3 p.m. They are now 21-16 overall this season.
May 4, 2010
Richie Tri (4 Hits, 6 RBI) and Mitch Wells (6 Hits, 5 RBI) Lead Blue Devils to 19-6 Win at Hartford
Senior outfielder Richie Tri homered and drove in six runs, and sophomore Mitch Wells went 6-for-6 and drove in five runs as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Hartford 19-6 on Tuesday afternoon. The Blue Devils had 19 hits in the victory, and improved to 20-16 overall on the season. They return to action on Wednesday at Fairfield beginning 3 p.m.
May 1, 2010
Wells Hits Sixth Home Run of Season as Baseball Beats Marist on Saturday
Sophomore third baseman Mitch Wells hit a three-run home run and the Central Connecticut State University baseball team improved to 19-16 overall this season with a 7-1 victory at home over Marist on Saturday. Sophomore lefty Jack Greenhouse improved to 3-1 on the season. He pitched eight innings allowing just one run on nine hits while striking out four Marist batters.
April 30, 2010
Baseball Comeback Falls Short at Marist on Friday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team scored four runs in the eighth inning, but fell just short of a comeback on the road at Marist on Friday. Central dropped the 7-6 decision, and falls to 18-16 overall on the season. Junior Pat Epps hit his 10th home run of the season in the loss. The Blue Devils and Red Foxes will play again, this time in New Britain on Saturday, in a single nine-inning game beginning at 1 p.m.
April 28, 2010
Central Baseball Holds #20 UConn to Five Hits in 7-3 Win on Wednesday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team went on the road and topped No. 20 UConn on Wednesday afternoon, snapping the nation's longest winning streak in the process. The Blue Devils, now 18-15 overall, had seven different players drive in a run on the day. Two Blue Devil pitchers held the Huskies to just five hits in the game. Central returns to action on Friday at Marist at 3 p.m.
April 26, 2010
Baseball Adds Pair of Games on Friday and Saturday of This Week
The Central Connecticut baseball team has added a pair of games to its 2010 schedule. On Friday, Apr. 30, the Blue Devils will travel to Marist for a single nine-inning game at 3 p.m. The Red Foxes will then come to New Britain for a single nine-inning game on Saturday, May 1, at 1 p.m. Central is 17-15 overall this season, and also has a game schedule this week on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at UConn.
April 26, 2010
Sean Allaire Named Akadema/Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week
Senior Sean Allaire was named the Northeast Conference baseball player of the week for the second time this season on Monday. Allaire, who hit an amazing .654 at the plate last week in six games, becomes the second Blue Devil to win the award twice this season. Classmate Tommy Meade has also won the award twice in 2010. Allaire and the Blue Devils went 3-3 last week, and currently sit at 10-10 in NEC play this season.
April 25, 2010
Baseball Drops Series Finale on Sunday to Quinnipiac
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 3-2 decision at home in the series finale on Sunday against Quinnipiac. Sophomore Mitch Wells had a solo home run for the Blue Devils. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 17-15 overall and 10-10 in Northeast Conference play. Quinnipiac improves to 10-25 overall and 9-7 in league action. They took three of four games over the weekend against the Blue Devils.
April 24, 2010
Baseball Wins Game Two, Gets Split With Quinnipiac on Saturday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team managed a split of a doubleheader at home on Saturday afternoon against Quinnipiac, winning game two 8-4. They dropped the first game 13-4. Senior pitcher Tommy Meade pitched a complete game in the second game to move to 3-0 on the season. Junior Pat Epps hit a three run home run to lead the offense. The teams will finish the weekend series at CCSU on Sunday at 1 p.m.
April 23, 2010
CCSU Drops 11-10 Home Game to Quinnipiac
The Central Connecticut baseball team cape back from a five run deficit to take a 10-9 lead in the eighth inning, but fell to Quinnipiac 11-10 at home on Friday. Senior Anthony Scialdone went 3-5 with three RBI on the day to lead the Blue Devils, who fall to 16-13 overall and 9-8 in Northeast Conference action. The Bobcats improve to 8-24 on the season and 7-6 in the NEC. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday and finish the series with a single game on Sunday.
April 21, 2010
Baseball Wins Fifth Straight, Tops Fairfield at Home on Wednesday
The Central Connecticut baseball team posted a season-high 23 hits and topped Fairfield 16-7 on Wednesday afternoon in New Britain. The Blue Devils, now 16-12 overall this season with their fifth straight victory, will return to action over the weekend hosting Quinnipiac in a Northeast Conference series. The first game will be on Friday at 3 p.m. in New Britain.
April 20, 2010
Baseball Scores 17 and Has 20 Hits in Victory at UMass on Tuesday
Senior Sean Allaire went 5-for-5, scored five runs and drove in three more as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped UMass 17-12 on Tuesday afternoon. The win moves Central to 15-12 overall on the season, and is their fifth win in their last six games. They return to action tomorrow afternoon hosting Fairfield in a single game beginning at 3 p.m.
April 19, 2010
Junior Pat Epps Named Northeast Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Central Connecticut State University junior outfielder Pat Epps was named the Northeast Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Epps becomes the third different Blue Devil to earn the honor this season, joining teammates Tommy Meade and Sean Allaire. The Blue Devils return to action on Tuesday at UMass beginning at 3 p.m.
April 18, 2010
Baseball Beats Sacred Heart 9-5, Takes Weekend Series
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team won on the road at Sacred Heart on Sunday, 9-5, to take three out of four from the Pioneers over the weekend series. Senior Tommy Meade had two hits and a pair of RBI, and was the winning pitcher, as Central improved to 14-12 overall and 9-7 in Northeast Conference play. Junior Pat Epps drove in three more runs and finished the weekend with eight RBI.
April 17, 2010
Epps and Tri Lead Baseball to Sweep of Doubleheader vs. Sacred Heart on Saturday
Junior Pat Epps drove in five runs in the opener and senior Richie Tri drove in four in the nightcap as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team swept a doubleheader against Sacred Heart on Saturday. Central won the first game 8-7 and the second 8-0. With the wins they improve to 13-12 overall and 8-7 in Northeast Conference play. The games were played on the CCSU Baseball Field because Harbor Yard in Bridgeport was unplayable on Saturday morning. The teams will finish the series beginning at 11 a.m. at Harbor Yard on Sunday.
April 16, 2010
Baseball Drops Series Opener at Sacred Heart on Friday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut baseball team opened a weekend series at Sacred Heart with a 3-1 loss on Friday afternoon in Bridgeport. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 11-12 overall and 6-7 in Northeast Conference action. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, also in Bridgeport and then finish the series with a single game on Sunday.
April 13, 2010
Baseball Tops Holy Cross 10-4 on the Road on Tuesday Night
Seniors Sean Allaire and Tommy Meade each drove in three runs as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Holy Cross 10-4 on Tuesday night. Central evens its record at 11-11 with the victory. They will return to action on Friday in conference action at Sacred Heart.
April 11, 2010
Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Bryant on Sunday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team allowed five runs in the ninth inning of game two and dropped both ends of a doubleheader on the road at Bryant on Sunday. Senior Tommy Meade drove in four runs in game one but Bryant won 6-5. In the second game senior Sean Allaire drove in three but Central lost 10-9. The Blue Devils are now 10-11 overall and 6-6 in Northeast Conference action after dropping three of four over the weekend to Bryant.
April 10, 2010
Baseball Earns Split With Game Two Victory at Bryant on Saturday
Central Connecticut and Bryant needed extra-innings to decide the first game but the Blue Devils rebounded in the second game to hold Bryant to just one run to earn the split of a doubleheader on Saturday. The Bulldogs took the first game, 3-2, before the Blue Devils won the second 5-1. With the split the Blue Devils are now 10-9 overall and 6-4 in Northeast Conference play. The two teams will play another doubleheader on Sunday beginning at 12 p.m. in Smithfield.
April 9, 2010
Baseball Postponed at Bryant on Friday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball game at Bryant University on Friday has been postponed due to rain. The Blue Devils and Bulldogs will play a pair of doubleheaders this weekend, both beginning at 12 noon. On Saturday they will play a nine-inning game followed by a seven-inning game. On Sunday they will play a seven-inning game followed by a nine-inning game.
April 7, 2010
Allaire Leads Baseball to 12-5 Victory at Home Over Iona
Senior Sean Allaire had four hits, scored three times and had two RBI as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Iona 12-5 on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Devils improve to 9-8 overall with the victory. The Gaels drop to 5-18 overall with the loss. Central returns to action on Friday at Bryant with a single game beginning at 3 p.m.
April 5, 2010
Senior Tommy Meade Earns Second Northeast Conference Weekly Honor on Monday
Senior first baseman Tommy Meade earned his second Akadema/Northeast Conference Player of the Week honor on Monday. Meade and the Blue Devils won three of four games at home against Monmouth over the weekend to improve to 5-3 in NEC play this season. Two of the victories featured huge comebacks for the Blue Devils. On Friday they trailed 10-1 in the second game of a doubleheader before winning 11-10. On Saturday, they trailed 16-1 before scoring 19 straight runs and posting a 20-19 victory.
April 3, 2010
Central Overcomes 16-1 Deficit to Top Monmouth 20-19 on Saturday
Central Connecticut trailed 16-1 at the end of two and half innings, but scored 19 straight runs to come away with an 20-19 victory over Monmouth on Saturday afternoon at home. Central hit four home runs in the game, and belted 21 hits in the come-from-behind victory. It was the second straight day that the Blue Devils rallied from a large deficit to beat the Hawks. On Friday, they trailed 10-1 before winning 11-10. With the win the Blue Devils improve to 8-8 overall and 5-3 in Northeast Conference play.
April 2, 2010
Baseball Gets Split With Monmouth After Huge Comeback in Game Two
Central Connecticut overcame a 10-1 deficit in the second game of a doubleheader on Friday afternoon to manage a split on the day against Monmouth. The Hawks won the first game 5-2. In the second, Central scored four runs in the sixth and five more in the seventh inning to earn the 11-10 victory. With the split the Blue Devils are now 7-8 overall and 4-3 in the Northeast Conference. Monmouth stands at 7-11 and 3-4 in the league. The two teams will finish the weekend series with a single game on Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 1, 2010
Blue Devils Win Third Straight, Top Monmouth 11-7 on Thursday Afternoon
Sophomore Mitch Wells and senior Sean Allaire each drove in three runs as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team topped Monmouth 11-7 in the first game of a weekend series between the Northeast Conference opponents. The Blue Devils are now 6-7 overall and 3-2 in NEC action. Monmouth falls to 6-10 overall and 2-3 in league play. The two teams will continue the series with a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 1 p.m.
March 30, 2010
Baseball Canceled at Rhode Island on Tuesday
The baseball game scheduled at Rhode Island this afternoon has been postponed due to weather conditions. No date has been set for the game to be played at this time. The Blue Devils will return to action at home on Thursday hosting Monmouth in a single game beginning at 3 p.m. The Blue Devils and Hawks will play four games in three days, ending with another single game on Saturday.
March 29, 2010
Allaire Named Akadema/Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week
Senior infielder Sean Allaire has earned his first Akadema/Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week honor, it was announced on Monday by the conference office. Allaire had a standout weekend for the Blue Devils, helping Central gain a split on the road at Fairleigh Dickinson. He is the second Blue Devil to earn the honor this season, joining classmate Tommy Meade who won it during the first week of the season.
March 28, 2010
Allaire Has Nine Hits, Two Homers and Nine RBI as Baseball Takes Two From FDU
Senior Sean Allaire finished the doubleheader on Sunday with nine hits, two homers and nine combined runs batted in as the Central Connecticut State University baseball team took a pair of games at Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday, 11-9 and 21-4. Allaire had a home run and four RBI while almost hitting for the cycle in the first game. He followed that up with five hits and five more RBI in the game tow victory. Central returns to action on Tuesday at Rhode Island beginning at 3:30 p.m.
March 27, 2010
Baseball Drops Both Ends of Doubleheader at Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a doubleheader at Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday afternoon, losing the first game 6-4 and the second 5-3. With the losses Central drops to 3-7 overall and 0-2 in Northeast Conference play. The teams are scheduled to play another doubleheader on Sunday at 12 p.m. to complete the weekend series.
March 26, 2010
Baseball Weekend Schedule Changed Due to Weather; No Game Friday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team opens the Northeast Conference schedule this weekend at Fairleigh Dickinson. Due to weather conditions, the schedule of games has been changed. The two teams will not play on Friday. Instead, they will play two doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday they will play a nine-inning game followed by a seven-inning game. On Sunday, they will play a seven-inning game followed by a nine-inning game. Both doubleheaders will begin at 12 noon.
March 23, 2010
Baseball Postponed at Northeastern
Rain has postponed today's scheduled baseball game at Northeastern University. No make up date has been determined at this time. Central returns to action on Friday at Fairleigh Dickinson in the first Northeast Conference series of the season. Friday's single nine-inning game will begin at 3 p.m.
March 22, 2010
Baseball Adds Game at Northeastern on Tuesday
Coming off a 3-1 week, the Central Connecticut baseball team has added a game on Tuesday, Mar. 23, at Northeastern. The Blue Devils and Huskies will play at 3 p.m. in Boston. Central opens Northeast Conference play on Friday on the road at Fairleigh Dickinson.
March 21, 2010
Baseball Hangs On For 10-8 Victory Over Iona on Sunday
Junior Normand Gosselin and sophomore Mitch Wells each had two hits and two RBI as the Central Connecticut baseball team improved to 3-5 overall on the season with a 10-8 victory over Iona on Sunday. The game was the third and final game for Central being played at Seton Hall in the Strike Out Cancer Tournament. The Blue Devils finished the weekend 2-1.
March 20, 2010
Baseball Falls 8-2 on the Road at Seton Hall on Saturday
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team dropped to 2-5 overall on the season with an 8-2 loss at Seton Hall on Saturday. Sophomore Mitch Wells had two hits and an RBI in the loss, while senior Richie Tri added a pair of hits. Central continues plays at Seton Hall on Sunday, playing Iona beginning at 10 a.m.
March 19, 2010
Allaire Drives in Two Runs as Blue Devils Top Stony Brook 4-3
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team won its second straight game, improving to 2-4 overall, topping Stony Brook 4-3 on Friday afternoon. The game was played at Seton Hall, and is the first of three games this weekend for Central. Senior Sean Allaire drove in two runs for the Blue Devils in the win. They play again on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. against Seton Hall.
March 17, 2010
Baseball Wins First of the Season, 9-8, at Home vs. Albany
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team picked up its first win of th 2010 season with a 9-8 home victory over Albany on Wednesday afternoon. With the victory Central improves to 1-4 with the win while Albany falls to 0-10. Central returns to action this weekend heading to Seton Hall for the Strike Out Cancer Tournament beginning on Friday. They will face Seton Hall on Friday, Stony Brook on Saturday and Iona on Sunday in the three-day tournament.
March 16, 2010
Baseball Adds Home Game vs. Albany on Wednesday at 3 p.m.
The Central Connecticut baseball team has added a home game vs. Albany on Wednesday, Mar. 17 at 3 p.m. in New Britain. The Blue Devils had three games rained out on the road over the weekend at George Mason, and just added the game vs. the Great Danes to their schedule. The game will be played on the new turf field on the CCSU campus.
March 13, 2010
Baseball's Weekend Trip to George Mason Washed Out
Central Connecticut's baseball trip to George Mason was washed out due to weather and field conditions. Central and GMU were scheduled to play Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but could not get in any action because of the weather. The Blue Devils are next in action next weekend, but may add a home weekday game during the week this week. Check back to CCSUBlueDevils.com for more information as it becomes available.
March 10, 2010
Central Baseball Drops 12-11 Decision to Hartford as Blue Devils Open New Field
The Central Connecticut baseball team opened up its new state-of-the-art turf baseball field with a 12-11 loss to Hartford on Tuesday afternoon. The Blue Devils, playing for the first time on campus since 2007, fall to 0-4 on the season with the loss. Hartford improves to 1-0 with the win. Junior Normand Gosselin had four hits and drove in three runs for Central. They return to action this weekend with a three-game series at George Mason beginning on Friday.
March 9, 2010
Baseball Start Moved to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday
The Central Connecticut baseball team is set to play on campus for the first time since the 2007 season, and will host Hartford on Wednesday, March 10 beginning at 2:30 p.m. Please note the change in start time for the game. The Blue Devils (0-3) are playing for the first time since a three-game series over the weekend at Navy. Hartford is playing for the first time this season.
March 7, 2010
Meade Drives in Two But Baseball Falls in Eleven Innings at Navy
Senior Tommy Meade drove in two more runs, giving him seven RBI in the first three games of the season, but the Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 5-4 decision to Navy in 11 innings on Sunday. Meade had five RBI in the two games on Saturday, Meade had three hits in the loss, including his second home run of the season.
March 6, 2010
Blue Devil Baseball Drops a Pair of Games at Navy to Open the Season
The Central Connecticut baseball team opened the season by dropping a pair of games at Navy on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Devils lost the first game 12-9, before dropping a 14-8 decision in game two. Senior Tommy Meade drove in five runs on the day, including his first home run of the season. Junior Normand Gosselin drove in three, and also hit a home run. The two teams will play the second game of the doubleheader beginning around 2 p.m.
February 4, 2010
Baseball Picked to Finish Third in Northeast Conference Coaches Poll
The Central Connecticut State University baseball team was picked to finish third in the 2010 Northeast Conference Coaches Poll released on Thursday. Central is coming off a 26-22 season in 2009, and a 16-11 finish in NEC action. The Blue Devils open the 2010 season on Saturday, Mar. 6 at the Naval Academy at 11 a.m.