Aug. 30, 2012. Perfect Game USA has tabbed Appalachian State University sophomore Jeffrey Springs as the No. 2 professional baseball prospect to play in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League this summer.
Aug. 2, 2012. Appalachian State University baseball head coach Billy Jones announced on Wednesday that he has retained assistant coach Chris Moore as a member of his coaching staff and promoted Moore to the role of recruiting coordinator.
July 6, 2012. Billy Jones, an 18-year coaching veteran who has spent the last 14 seasons as a coach at four of college baseball’s most elite programs, has been named head baseball coach at Appalachian State University
June 14, 2012. Appalachian State University baseball head coach Chris Pollard, the 2012 Southern Conference Coach of the Year and second-winningest coach in Appalachian history, resigned his post on Thursday to become the head coach at Duke University.
June 13, 2012. Daniel Kassouf became only the second NCAA first-team all-American in Appalachian State University baseball history when the NCBWA tabbed the Mountaineer slugger as its first-team designated hitter on Wednesday.
June 11, 2012. Appalachian State University designated hitter Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) District IV Player of the Year on Friday. The honor recognizes Kassouf as the year’s best college baseball player in the states of Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. He is the first Southern Conference player to ever be named an NCBWA District Player of the Year.
Photo by Dave Mayo
June 7, 2012. Appalachian State University matched a school record with four players selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft when senior pitchers Seth Grant and Ryan Arrowood were drafted on Wednesday afternoon.
June 4, 2012. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Appalachian State Mountaineers fell to Oklahoma twice in a doubleheader on Monday night and were eliminated from the NCAA Playoffs in regional play.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
June 4, 2012. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Appalachian State University baseball scored six runs in the first two innings then received clutch pitching and fielding performances the rest of the way to defeat top-seeded Virginia, 6-5, on Sunday.
June 2, 2012. The Appalachian State Mountaineers baseball team took game one from Oklahoma 5-4 on Saturday, June 2 in Charlottesville, Va. The win comes after a very strong pitching performance from Ryan Arrowood, going 7.2 innings with nine strikeouts and giving up only two hits. Infielder Trey Holmes also had a stellar performance, hitting on 3 of 4 plate appearances.
Photo by Dave Mayo
June 1, 2012. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Due to a forecast that calls for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain late in the day on Friday for the Charlottesville area, game times have been moved up at the Charlottesville Regional of the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.
May, 30, 2012. Appalachian State University designated hitter Daniel Kassouf is one of 30 semifinalists for the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced on Tuesday. In its 35th year, the Golden Spikes Award is presented annually by USA Baseball to the nation’s top amateur player.
May 29, 2012. On Wednesday, May 30, the Appalachian State baseball team will have a public sendoff at Smith Stadium from 12:45 to 1 p.m. as they board the bus to head to Charlottesville, Va. to begin NCAA Tournament play.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
May 30, 2012. Includes video & photos! ASU’s baseball team had a warm sendoff today at Smith Stadium as they boarded the bus to the NCAA Tournament. For the first time in 26 years, The Mountaineers (39-16) have reached this postseason landmark, so these boys earned a little fan fare.
BY REBECCA GITLEN
May 28, 2012. SoCon champion Appalachian State University baseball will continue its storybook season in the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, as the Mountaineers received an at-large berth in the 64-team field on Monday.
May 25, 2012. GREENVILLE, S.C. — Top-seeded Appalachian State University surrendered season highs for hits and earned runs in a 12-7 loss to No. 4-seeded Samford in the second round of the 2012 Southern Conference Baseball Championship on Thursday night/Friday morning at Fluor Field.
May 22, 2012. Southern Conference Pitcher of the Year Ryan Arrowood highlights four first-team selections and six overall honorees for Appalachian State University baseball on the SoCon Sports Media Association’s all-conference teams, which were announced Tuesday morning.
May 22, 2012. Head coach Chris Pollard was tabbed as the Southern Conference Coach of the Year, six Appalachian State University players received all-conference accolades and two garnered all-freshman recognition in the 2012 SoCon baseball awards as voted on by the league’s coaches.
May 21, 2012. CULLOWHEE, N.C. — Daniel Kassouf hit his 17th home run of the season to become Appalachian State baseball’s all-time single-season home run leader in a 9-7 loss to Western Carolina in the 2012 regular-season finale on Saturday at Hennon Stadium.
May 18, 2012. CULLOWHEE, N.C. — Thursday’s baseball game between No. 24 Appalachian State and Western Carolina was suspended due to rain and lightning with WCU leading, 5-0, in the top of the seventh inning.