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Diamond Hornets’ Black & Gold game set for tonight

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – After an extensive and productive fall for the Hornets, the Alabama State baseball team will host their annual Fall World Series. After much thought and consideration, the coaching staff decided to implement a new format from a best of three series to a one game winner takes all. Holding true to tradition, Alabama State University baseball…

ASU’s Clark promoted to Associate Head Baseball Coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  (bamastatesports.com) – When Jose Vazquez was chosen for the new head baseball coaching job at Alabama State University, it opened up other positions to be filled for the coaching staff. Among those changes was prior assistant coach Drew Clark, who was promoted to the new associate head coaching position. The choice to promote Clark was no hesitation for…

ASU’s White garners second Freshman All-American honor

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com)  –  Alabama State 2B Eriq White has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America team. White (5-8, 175; Fr., Snellville, Ga.) earned second team honors by the NCBWA after hitting .346 this season with three home runs and 41 RBI. White, the SWAC’s Freshman of the Year while earning first-team all-SWAC honors, played in…

Ocasio, Camacho named to ABCA All-Region Team

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com)  – Alabama State OF Carlos Ocasio and RHP Joseph Camacho were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association / Rawlings South Central All-Region team, announced on Wednesday. Ocasio (5-10, 185; Jr., Palm Bay, Fla.) hit. 330 this season with 13 home runs and 60 RBI. The SWAC’s Player and Hitter of the Year while earning first-team all-conference…

Hornets’ historic season ends in loss to South Alabama in NCAA Tourney

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State baseball team saw its historic championship season come to an end with a 6-3 loss to South Alabama in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday in the Tallahassee Regional. The Hornets, who won their first SWAC Championship in legendary fashion in going unbeaten in 28 games against conference opponents in setting a school…

Florida State routs Alabama State 18-6 in NCAA opener

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Dylan Busby had three hits and matched a career high with five runs batted in as Florida State rolled to a 18-6 win over Alabama State on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament’s Tallahassee Regional. Quincy Nieporte and Taylor Walls also had three hits and two RBIs as the Seminoles (38-20) scored seven…

Diamond Hornets prep for FSU in NCAA’s

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (bamastatesports.com) – The wait is over. The 2016 SWAC Champion Alabama State baseball team will play its inaugural game in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament Friday just after 5 p.m. CT against host team Florida State at Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. Fans can listen to a live radio broadcast online at bamastatesports.com/showcase, beginning with…

Diamond Hornets’ Tallahassee trip elicits 1974 memories

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – While the 2016 Alabama State University baseball team is making history as the first Hornet team to ever win the Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament and earn the automatic invitation to the NCAA Regionals, they’re not the first ASU baseball team to play in an NCAA tournament. That distinction belongs to the head coach Herbert Wheeler’s…