After dropping a pair of one-run games against East Tennessee State, the Hoosiers travel to Louisville, Ky., to take on the No. 14 Cardinals today.
The Hoosiers could only muster one win during their weekend in Johnson City, Tenn. against East Tennessee State.
After being swept by Tulane last weekend, the IU baseball team has one bright spot for this weekend’s series against Eastern Tennessee State University — the performance of freshman left fielder Chris Sujka.
With the explosive Tulane Green Wave (4-1) on the schedule this weekend, the Hoosiers need to keep their concentration to eliminate physical mistakes because Tulane averages 5.8 runs per game this season. Let’s take a quick look at some of the numbers IU needs to clean up.
Through three games, IU’s and its opponents’ run totals each stand at 19. However, IU committed seven errors that led to opponents scoring eight unearned runs against UConn, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.
Sophomore shortstop Dustin DeMuth sprained his ankle against the University of Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, but he was on the field for all eight innings of Sunday’s 12-7 win against the University of Pittsburgh Panthers.
For senior pitcher Chad Martin, maturity has been the biggest difference between this year’s offseason training and how he prepared for a season in previous years.
There's more to these players than what they will do on the field this season. Look into a few interesting tidbits about this year's squad.
IU Coach Tracy Smith said his team has been outside for a week holding some intrasquad scrimmages, and Schwarber has been hitting the ball well against good pitching. Smith also said the Hoosiers are more accustomed to playing outside than in years past.
IU will name its new baseball stadium after former IU baseball student-athlete Bart Kaufman, who made a generous gift to IU Athletics.
Now is the time of year in which both winter and spring sports are in action. Wrestling and basketball are coming to an end while baseball and softball are just starting up. Here’s a rundown of all sports currently playing, sans men’s basketball.
It has been a long time coming. The sign has said “Coming Soon” for years now. People inside and outside of IU’s baseball and softball programs having been waiting for construction to start on their new facility.
The 2011 Indiana Hoosiers baseball team lost eight players from last season. Two were selected in June’s 2011 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
With USA Today’s front page article this week, it is clear the habit doesn’t get MLB Commissioner Bud Selig too excited. He has taken up the battle to ban smokeless tobacco in clubhouses and dugouts for major league teams.
The Hoosiers’ 56-game schedule for what is expected to be the IU baseball team’s final season at Sembower Field was released Friday.