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Close but oh so far

March 26, 2009

A chance at national recognition for the FAU baseball team quickly turned into a route by the University of Miami. UM, ranked # 2 in the country, stomped FAU 13-6 in Boca on Wednesday night in a game that started off close, but ended with a score more respectable than the plays on the field. "The way we played and the way we pitched was unacceptable...

McCormack’s Hands-on Approach

March 16, 2009

It's about a quarter of the way into the baseball season, and FAU is already in mid-season form when it comes to feeling like a unit. New head coach John McCormack has brought the 2009 Owls a more hands-on approach than his predecessor, Kevin Cooney."We have team meetings every month. We're more organized, more together as a team," sophomore pitcher Glen Tr...

Block Poised for Big 2009

March 16, 2009

In February 2006, William Block, then a freshman, sent a towering home run over the fence in FAU's 6-5 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers. It was his first collegiate hit, and since then, he hasn't looked back. Now a senior, Block has amassed 37 home runs in his three years with FAU and currently sits fifth on the Owls' all-time home run list, jus...

Owls Win in John McCormack’s Head Coaching Debut

February 24, 2009

A new season with a new coaching staff and the tradition continues for FAU baseball. As in years past, FAU allows a lot of runs but pulls out a win with clutch offense. In John McCormack's head coaching debut, the Owls downed the Fordham Rams 8-6 powered by senior designated hitter Tom Hatcher's two home runs and four runs batted in."Offensively, where ...