May 26, 2006

Baseball Team Enters Tournament With New Records, OVC Championship, Individual Honors

"...Doubleheader victories over The University of Tennessee-Martin on May 18 gave Samford's baseball team a school-record 32 wins overall, an Ohio Valley Conference record 21 league victories and sole possession of the 2006 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championship..."

Samford Baseball teamDoubleheader victories over The University of Tennessee-Martin on May 18 gave Samford's baseball team a school-record 32 wins overall, an Ohio Valley Conference record 21 league victories and sole possession of the 2006 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championship.

On May 23, Samford head coach Casey Dunn was named the OVC's Coach of the Year, while player Josh Ehmke was named the league's Pitcher of the Year. Even then, Samford's banner baseball year swept on.

The number-one seeded team opened the OVC Tournament on May 25 with a victory over Southeast Missouri State University 11-5. With that win, Samford advances to play Jacksonville State University Friday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m. The game can be heard locally on WVSU-FM 91.1, or worldwide on the internet at www.al.com/wvsu or www.samfordsports.com. Follow the link below to track Samford's tournament progress.

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