Junior third baseman Mitch Wells was named a New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-Star on Monday. Wells batted .360 with a team-high 73 hits and 43 runs batted in in 2011. The Blue Devils ended the season with a 26-25-1 overall record. Wells was previously named a First Team All-Northeast Conference selection for the second straight season.
The Central Connecticut baseball season came to an end on Sunday afternoon with a 6-3 loss to Monmouth in an elimination game in the Northeast Conference Tournament. Central ends the season with a 26-25-1 overall record. Freshman J.P. Sportman drove in a pair of runs in the loss. Monmouth advances to face Sacred Heart later on Sunday.
The Central Connecticut baseball team stayed alive in the 2011 Northeast Conference baseball tournament with a 2-1 win over Long Island on Saturday afternoon. Senior Sean Miller-Jones and freshman Anthony Turgeon each had an RBI in the victory as Central allowed two or fewer runs for the second straight day. They will advance to play Monmouth on Sunday at 12 p.m.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped into the loser's bracket of the 2011 Northeast Conference Tournament after a 2-1 loss to top seed Monmouth on Friday afternoon. Central held a 1-0 lead until the eighth inning when the Hawks scored both of their runs. The Blue Devils will play Long Island in the first elimination game at 12 p.m. on Saturday afternoon in Norwich, CT.
On the eve of the 2011 Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament, four Blue Devils were named All-Conference on Thursday night. Central placed two on the First Team and two more on the Second Team. The Blue Devils are the fourth seed in the NEC Tournament which begins on Friday. Central plays top-seed Monmouth on Friday at 12 p.m. at Dodd Stadium in Norwich.
The Northeast Conference baseball tournament will begin on Friday at 12 noon in Norwich, CT, as the fourth-seed Blue Devils face the top-seed Monmouth Hawks. The tournament was rescheduled and postponed one day due to inclement weather in the Norwich area. Fans can follow the action live on NortheastConference.tv.
The Central Connecticut Department of Athletics held its annual Blue Devil Golf Classic this past Friday, May 13, at Stanley Golf Course in New Britain. The Classic is the department's biggest fundraiser during the year, and helps celebrate another successful year in Blue Devil athletics.
Sunday's baseball game at Long Island has been canceled due to rain. It will not be made up. The Blue Devils end the regular season with a 25-23-1 overall record and a 17-14 mark in Northeast Conference play. They will be the #4 seed in this week's NEC Tournament in Norwich, CT, and will play top seed Monmouth on Thursday at Dodd Stadium. Stay tuned this week for viewing and ticket information for the tournament.
The Central Connecticut baseball team swept a doubleheader on the road at Long Island on Saturday afternoon. Central won the first game 10-2 and the second 8-0. With the pair of wins the Blue Devils move to 25-23-1 overall and 17-14 in Northeast Conference play. The two teams will finish the weekend series on Sunday at 12 p.m. Central has qualified for next week's NEC Tournament, and will be the #4 seed.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 1-0 decision on the road at Long Island on Friday afternoon. Junior Jake Matuszak had a pair of hits. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 23-23-1 overall and 15-14 in Northeast Conference play. The teams will play a doubleheader at Long Island on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 4-3 decision at home in a non-conference game against Northeastern on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Devils drop to 23-22-1 overall with the loss, and now prepare for a key Northeast Conference series at Long Island this weekend. Central travels to Long Island on Friday for the series opener beginning at 3 p.m.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 4-3 extra-inning decision on Sunday afternoon to Sacred Heart. The game was the final Northeast Conference home game for the Blue Devils. Sacred Heart completed the four-game sweep, and in the process dropped the Blue Devils to 23-21-1 overall and 15-13 in NEC play. The Pioneers improve to 27-20 overall and 19-9 in the league.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped both ends of a home doubleheader on Saturday against Sacred Heart. The Pioneers took the first game 11-4, and won the second 8-6. With the losses the Blue Devils fall to 23-20-1 overall and 15-12 in Northeast Conference action. The Pioneers are now 26-20 overall and 18-9 in league action.
The Central Connecticut baseball team had its four-game winning streak stopped with a 7-4 home loss to Sacred Heart on Friday. The game was the first of a four-game weekend series with the Pioneers. With the loss Central falls to 23-18-1 overall and 15-10 in Northeast Conference play. Sacred Heart is 24-20 overall and 16-9 in league action.
Central Connecticut and Boston College played four full innings before the rain came in Boston and forced the game to be stopped just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The game was tied 1-1 when it was suspended. It is possible the game will be replayed at a later date.
Senior second baseman Sean Miller-Jones was named the Akadema/Northeast Conference baseball player of the week on Monday. Miller-Jones and the Blue Devils completed a weekend sweep on the road at Quinnipiac on Sunday, outscoring the Bobcats 43-9 in the four-game set.
Junior Mitch Wells and senior Sean Miller-Jones each homered as the Central Connecticut baseball team completed a weekend sweep over Quinnipiac with a 7-5 12-inning victory on Sunday in Hamden. The two combined for 18 hits, 17 runs batted in and five home runs in the four-game series vs. the Bobcats. Central is now 23-17-1 on the season and 15-9 in Northeast Conference play.
Senior Dave Krasnowiecki pitched his second straight shutout, and sophomore Nick Neumann allowed just one run in a complete game victory as the Central Connecticut baseball team swept Quinnipiac on Saturday, 4-0 and 6-1. With the victories the Blue Devils are now 22-17-1 overall and 14-9 in Northeast Conference play.
The Central Connecticut baseball team turned in a dominating performance on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils were led by two home runs each from seniors Pat Epps and Sean Miller-Jones. Central scored in bunches, posting three or more runs in each of their six scoring innings. The Blue Devils 26-3 victory gives them a 20-17-1 record and a 12-9 mark in Northeast Conference action.
Former Central Connecticut pitcher Evan Scribner, called up by the San Diego Padres on Monday, made his major league debut on Tuesday night. In an 8-2 loss to the Braves, Scribner pitched two scoreless innings and struck out one.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 16-14 home decision to visiting Connecticut on Wednesday afternoon in New Britain. The two teams combined for 30 runs, 34 hits and seven errors and the game lasted three hours and 15 minutes. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 19-17-1 overall. The Huskies are now 29-12-1 with the victory. Central returns to action on Friday at Quinnipiac at 3 p.m.
Central Connecticut senior lefty Dave Krasnowiecki was named the Akadema Northeast Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week on Monday. The Rhode Island native threw a one-hit shutout in a 2-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson in the first game of a doubleheader sweep on Saturday.
Former Blue Devil and All-Northeast Conference pitcher Evan Scribner was promoted to the active roster of the San Diego Padres on Monday. Scribner had spent all of this season as a member of the Padres Triple-A affiliate in Tucson. He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks following his senior season with the Blue Devils in 2007.
Saturday's baseball start time has been pushed back to 2:45 p.m. because of the weather in the New Britain area. The Blue Devils and FDU are finishing a weekend Northeast Conference series that began on Thursday afternoon.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped an 11-6 decision to Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday afternoon in New Britain. The loss gives the two teams a split of the weekend series, with the Knights winning the first and fourth games. With the loss Central drops to 19-16-1 overall and 11-9 in Northeast Conference play.
The Central Connecticut baseball team swept a doubleheader at home vs. Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday afternoon. With the win the Blue Devils improve to 19-15-1 overall and 11-8 in Northeast Conference play. Senior lefty Dave Krasnowiecki pitched a complete-game one-hitter in game one as the Blue Devils won 2-0. The Blue Devil bats came alive in the second game as Central posted a 7-3 win. The two teams will finish the weekend series with a single game on Saturday.
The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped a 7-5 decision to Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday afternoon in New Britain. The loss is the third straight for the Blue Devils, and drops their overall record to 17-15-1 and their Northeast Conference record to 9-8. Senior Pat Epps drove in a pair of runs in the loss. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 1 p.m.
Senior Pat Epps homered and drove in two but the Central Connecticut baseball team dropped an 8-3 decision at home on Tuesday afternoon. The homer for Epps is the 27th of his career, extending his school record. The Blue Devils are now 17-14-1 overall on the season.
The Central Connecticut baseball team had its seven-game winning streak snapped with a 5-0 home loss to Fairfield on Sunday. Central had beaten the Stags on Friday and Saturday. With the loss the Blue Devils are now 17-13-1 overall on the season. They play again on Tuesday hosting UMass beginning at 3 p.m.
Sophomore Nick Neumann and junior Harry Glynn combined to throw a nine-hit shutout, and freshman Anthony Turgeon hit his second home run of the week as the Central Connecticut baseball team topped Fairfield 3-0. The win is the seventh in a row for the Blue Devils, who are now 17-12-1 overall on the season. The two teams will finish the weekend series with a game on Sunday at 1 p.m. at CCSU.