2022 Conference USA Tourney Preview

The Niners are set to compete for a Tournament Title this week starting on Wednesday in the Conference USA Tournament.  Here is a breakdown of the tourney from a 49ers perspective. HISTORY In program history, the 49ers have raised the trophy at the end of the Metro Tournament (1993) and the Atlantic 10 Tournament (2007,Continue reading “2022 Conference USA Tourney Preview”

Niner Nuggets- Week 9

We are back with the Week 9 edition of Niner Nuggets. The Niners will host Winthrop on Tuesday and travel to MTSU for the weekend. Rankings (Teams of interest in the national rankings) Baseball America: 9 Louisville, 14 Southern Miss D1 Baseball: 9 Louisville, 11 Southern Miss, 18 UConn USA Today Coaches Poll: 11 Louisville, 14Continue reading “Niner Nuggets- Week 9”

Niner Nuggets- Week 8

We are back with another edition of Niner Nuggets. We are going to start utilizing this platform a little more as the season goes on. Rankings (Teams of interest in the national rankings) Baseball America: 11 Louisville, 20 North Carolina, 22 Southern Miss D1 Baseball: 12 Louisville, 18 Southern Miss, 22 North Carolina, 25 UConnContinue reading “Niner Nuggets- Week 8”

Tale of the Tape: 2020-2022 Out of Conference Performance

With conference play set to start, it’s time for our annual look at a sampling of year-over-year (over year) metrics. Here are the numbers and a few observations: 2020 2021 2022 Record 9-8 11-8 11-5 RPI 121 41 111 Strength of Schedule 71 14 148 Offense Runs/Game 5.35 7.11 8.44 Batting Avg. .259 .283 .299Continue reading “Tale of the Tape: 2020-2022 Out of Conference Performance”