BRETT TOMKO AWARD TO HONOR DII BASEBALL’S PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Award is named after former Florida Southern College ace, Brett Tomko
OMAHA, NE > College Baseball Lineup is proud to announce the creation of the Brett Tomko Award, an honor to be presented to DII baseball’s pitcher of the year. The annual award will be given to a college baseball pitcher whose on the field performance is deemed the most outstanding at the Division II level.
The winner of the inaugural Brett Tomko Award will be named Monday, June 2nd following the Division II Championships which will held May 24th-31st in Cary, NC. Semi-finalists and finalists will be revealed in the weeks leading up to the announcement of the winner. Continue reading
At the beginning of the season I had prepared a write-up for Florida Southern for inclusion in the DII preseason rankings. I really felt that FSC would rebound and put together a big season; however, considering how dismal the Moc’s 2013 season was I scratched them from the list. I thought I must have been crazy and would lose credibility for such a prediction. Guess I was wrong, or right… But with a great record and a sweep of NSU last weekend it appears that FSC is definitely back and ready to compete, not just regionally, but nationally as well.
FLORIDA SOUTHERN MOCS (18-28)
Unquestionably the 2013 Florida Southern baseball schedule didn’t go quite as anticipated. The traditionally talented team struggled to earn wins and finished with their first losing season since 1959. Nevertheless the Mocs’ uncharacteristic collapse should be short lived. The roster was a bit barren to start the season and Head Coach Joe Niekro was in his first year at the helm of the program. Now with a year of experience both on the diamond and in the dugout the Mocs should be ready to once again compete for conference and national titles. Continue reading
According to @ScoreCzar and his scary accurate computer rankings
ScoreCzar.org is an independent computer ranking site that utilizes a
mathematic formula to determine each team’s Overall Power Rating (OPR). The formula employed by ScoreCzar compares Runs Scored to Runs Allowed and factors in Strength of Schedule. The formula accurately predicted seven of the eight teams that landed in Omaha in 2013.
For more info, check out http://www.scoreczar.org/
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