Season: 2017 HBCU Baseball Season

Urban Sports League To Begin Year Two of Pilot In Baltimore With Coppin State; Expands To Saginaw And Detroit, Michigan

DI/MEAC/Baseball   Coppin State Sports Information   Baltimore, MD – The Urban Sports League (USL) will begin year two of its pilot program to bring baseball and softball to urban youth in the Baltimore community.  Working with our partner Coppin State…



Bethune Cookman Baseball To Help With Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

DI/MEAC/Baseball   Bethune Cookman Sports Information   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bethune-Cookman Baseball Head Coach Jason Beverlin and the Wildcats Baseball team are set to do their part in contributing to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts on Thursday, Aug. 31, in Tampa. Bethune-Cookman…



Norfolk State Baseball Announces Hiring of Shumate, Mitchell As Assistant Coaches

DI/MEAC/Baseball   Norfolk State Sports Information   NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State head baseball coach Claudell Clark announced Friday the hiring of Keith Shumate as assistant coach and the promotion of Matt Mitchell from volunteer assistant to assistant coach and recruiting…



Lane Baseball Greets Students On First Day of School

DII/SIAC/Baseball   Lane Sports Information   Head Baseball Coach John D. Bates and several of his 2018 baseball players spent some time this week in the community. The team was part of local men in Jackson, TN serving and giving back to…



Alcorn State Names Tristan Toorie Assistant Baseball Coach And Recruiting Coordinator

DI/SWAC/Baseball   Alcorn State Sports Information   LORMAN, Miss. – With three years of Division I assistant coaching experience, Tristan Toorie was named assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator with the Alcorn State University baseball program, head coach Bretton Richardson announced. “I’m really excited for…



Video Recap: Jackson State Baseball Legend Robert Braddy Inducted Into Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame

DI/SWAC/Baseball   Jackson State Sports Information   Jackson State’s legendary baseball coach and former director of athletics can add another accolade to an already illustrious career as he was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Saturday night. Along…



Kentucky State Josh Dunn Finishes Atop The NCAA In Complete Games

DII/SIAC/Baseball   Kentucky State Sports Information   Frankfort, Ky. – Josh Dunn, a senior pitcher from Lexington, Kentucky lead not only Division II, but all the NCAA with 11 complete games for the 2017 season. Dunn led the Kentucky State University…



Lincoln Lions Baseball Team Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

DII/CIAA/Baseball   Lincoln Sports Information   Lions Baseball Team Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award Lincoln is the only HBCU at any level to earn this award. Lincoln University, Pa. – The American Baseball Coaches Association has announced the recipients…



Harris-Stowe State Dylan Yankle Signs Pro Contract With Pupfish

NAIA/AMC/Baseball   Harris-Stowe State Sports Information   Former Harris-Stowe Hornet catcher Dylan Yankle has signed a professional contract with the White Sands Pupfish.  Yankle hit .413 this season with 44 RBI and a team high 8 homeruns.  Yankle was selected…



Benedict Baseball, Andrew McCoy Named NCAA Statistical Champions For 2017

DII/SIAC/Baseball   Benedict Sports Information   INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA has released the final baseball statistics for the 2017 season and crowned Benedict College as statistical champions in runs scored per game, while outfielder Andrew McCoy led the nation in triples per…