2009 Baseball News

June 17, 2009
FORMER CATCHER JOINS THE MIDWEST SLIDERS
Former Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander catcher Stephen Flora has signed professionally with the Midwest Sliders (Ypsilanti, Mich.) of the independent Frontier League.

June 17, 2009
EX-ISLANDER NAMED TO TEXAS LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME
For Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ace pitcher Trey Hearne has been selected to represent the North in the Texas League All-Star Game to be held July 1 in Frisco, Texas.

June 16, 2009
BELL NAMED TO CAPITAL ONE BANK/SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC BASEBALL TEAM
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shortstop Brycen Bell has been named to the Capital One Bank/Southland Conference All-Academic Baseball Team the conference office announced on Tuesday.

June 11, 2009
MAREK EARNS FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN HONORS FROM PING!BASEBALL
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi freshman Jeramie Marek was named to the Ping!Baseball Freshman All-American third-team on Thursday joining teammate Trey Hernandez as the program's only rookies ever named to a Freshman All-American team.

June 11, 2009
BASEBALL SIGNEE DRAFTED BY INDIANS IN MLB ENTRY DRAFT
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi fall signee Roman Madrid was drafted Wednesday by the Cleveland Indians as catcher on the second day of the Major League Baseball Draft.

June 1, 2009
ISLANDERS TO SPEND SUMMER ON DIAMOND
A handful of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball players will spend the summer working on their games in various collegiate leagues across the country.

May 29, 2009
FORMER ISLANDER ACE SLATED TO START ON SATURDAY VERSUS HOOKS
Former Texas A&M-Corpus Christi standout pitcher Trey Hearne returns to Corpus Christi this weekend as member of the Springfield Cardinals when they take on the Corpus Christi Hooks in a three-game set at Whataburger Field.

May 18, 2009
PARRA NAMED SECOND-TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi senior Martin Parra was named second team All-Southland Conference at third base on Monday the league office announced.

May 17, 2009
TEXAS STATE IS THE TOP SEED IN SOUTHLAND BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
FRISCO, Texas ? No. 25 Texas State will be the top seed in the 2009 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament when it begins Wednesday at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Bobcats claimed their third regular-season championship and their first outright title last weekend after finishing the regular season with a 38-14 overall record and 24-7 mark in conference play.

May 16, 2009
ISLANDERS WOES CONTINUE IN SECOND GAME OF SERIES
HUNTSVILLE -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball took an early 5-3 lead on Friday, but Sam Houston State scored the games final 13 runs en route to a 16-6 win in seven innings at Don Sanders Stadium.

May 16, 2009
ISLANDERS CLOSE OUT SEASON WITH WIN
HUNTSVILLE ? Heading into the season finale, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team was looking to end the season with a positive note and did just that with a 5-3 win over Sam Houston State on Saturday at Don Sanders Stadium.

May 15, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL 10-2 AT SHSU
HUNTSVILLE ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team allowed runs in each of the first six innings on Thursday night dropping a 10-2 decision to Sam Houston State at Don Sanders Stadium.

May 14, 2009
ISLANDERS CLOSE OUT SEASON AT SAM HOUSTON STATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team closes out the 2009 season this with three-game set at Sam Houston State. The series opens on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

May 10, 2009
RALLY COMES UP SHORT IN BOTTOM OF NINTH AS ISLES LOSE HOME FINALE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team battled until the end Sunday afternoon in their final game of the season at Chapman Field falling 7-6 to Northwestern State.

May 9, 2009
LITTLE THINGS PROVE COSTLY FOR ISLANDERS IN 8-7 LOSS
An error with two outs in the top of the seventh proved costly for the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team on Friday afternoon as they dropped an 8-7 decision to Northwestern State at Chapman Field.

May 9, 2009
ISLANDERS DROP SECOND GAME OF SERIES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team allowed multiple runs in four different innings Saturday, falling 15-2 to Northwestern State in seven innings.

May 8, 2009
ISLANDERS HOPE TO EXORCISE DEMONS IN FINAL HOME SERIES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team closes out the home portion of its schedule this weekend with a three-game series with Northwestern State at Chapman Field. The series begins Friday at 2 p.m. with games on Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 1 p.m., respectively. Sunday's game will be Senior Day for the team's 12 seniors.

May 7, 2009
BRYCEN BELL NAMED TO CoSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander baseball player Brycen Bell has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI Second Team. The senior from Fort Collins, Colo. is a Bio-Medical Sciences major who holds a 3.69 overall grade point average.

May 5, 2009
SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY
Tickets for the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament May 20-23 will go on sale to the public this Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Corpus Christi Hooks Box Office. Tickets will also be available on cchooks.com.

May 3, 2009
NINE-RUN THIRD TO MUCH FOR ISLANDERS TO OVERCOME
ARLINGTON ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team allowed nine runs in the third inning and was unable to comeback suffering a 14-4 setback in seven innings in the series finale to UT Arlington at Clay Gould Ballpark on Sunday.

May 2, 2009
ISLANDERS DROP HEARTBREAKER TO MAVS, TO PLAY TWO SATURDAY
ARLINGTON- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team allowed a run in the bottom of the seventh without allowing a hit as UT Arlington claimed the opening game of the Southland Conference series 4-3 at Clay Gould Ball Park on Friday night. Due to potential rain, the teams have elected to play a doubleheader starting at noon on Saturday.

May 2, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL 10-4, RAIN POSTPONES SECOND GAME
ARLINGTON ? The Texs A&M-Corpus Christi fell behind early and was unable to recover dropping a 10-4 decision to UT Arlington under overcast skies at Clay Gould Ballpark on Saturday.

April 30, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL VICTIM TO SECOND-RANKED OWLS
HOUSTON ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team had thoughts of an upset on its mind early Wednesday night leading 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, but the second-ranked Rice Owls would score the games final 14 runs en route to a 14-2 win at Reckling Park.

April 29, 2009
ISLANDERS DOWN UTPA IN FINAL GAME OF SEASON SERIES
EDINBURG ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi scored multiple runs in four different innings on Tuesday night as the Islanders defeated Texas-Pan American 12-7 at Edinburg Baseball Stadium to win the season series 4-3.

April 26, 2009
ISLANDERS MISS OPPORTUNITY TO SWEEP UCA
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball went into Sunday's series finale looking to build upon the momentum of a pair of come-from-behind victories over Central Arkansas and pickup its first sweep of the season.

April 25, 2009
ISLANDERS RALLY IN NINTH FOR WIN OVER BEARS
Trailing 7-4 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team recorded its second straight come-from-behind win over Central Arkansas scoring four times in the bottom of the ninth for an 8-7 win at Chapman Field.

April 24, 2009
ISLANDERS GET 'W' IN FIRST EXTRA-INNING GAME OF SEASON
In what started as a pitchers' duel, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team rallied from a 5-run deficit to in its final two at-bats forcing extra innings before Martin Parra's RBI single to left drove in Jacob Perales in the bottom of the tenth for a 7-6 win on Friday at Chapman Field.

April 23, 2009
RALLY COMES UP SHORT VERSUS NO. 16 FROGS
FORT WORTH ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rallied to within a run of No. 16 TCU on Wednesday after falling behind by six, but the Horned Frogs scored twice in the eighth for a 10-7 win at Lupton Stadium.

April 23, 2009
ISLANDERS LOOK TO GO BEAR-HUNTING AS UCA VISITS CHAPMAN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team returns to Chapman Field this weekend as they host Central Arkansas in a three-game series beginning Friday at 2 p.m. Saturday's contest is at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.

April 22, 2009
MISCUES END ISLANDER UPSET BID AT NO. 16 TCU
FORT WORTH ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team committed a pair of errors in the sixth inning Tuesday night leading to three unearned runs for No. 16 TCU that a broke a 2-2 deadlock en route to a 6-2 win for the Horned Frogs at Lupton Stadium.

April 19, 2009
FOURTH-INNING SWING COSTS ISLANDERS IN SERIES FINALE
HAMMOND, La. ? The fourth inning of Sunday's contest proved costly for the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team in the series finale as the Islanders were unable to plate a run with the bases loaded in the top half of the inning, while Southeastern Louisiana plated five in the bottom of the inning en route to a 12-6 win.

April 18, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL IN SERIES OPENER TO SOUTHEASTERN
HAMMOND, La. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team suffered a heart-breaking loss to Southeastern Louisiana Friday night dropping a 4-3 decision at Alumni Field

April 18, 2009
STRONG PITCHING PROPELS ISLANDERS TO 7-4 WIN
HAMMOND, La. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team received strong pitching on Saturday from a trio of hurlers en route to a 7-4 victory over Southeastern Louisiana at Alumni Field to move within a win of their second straight Southland Conference series.

April 17, 2009
ISLANDERS HEAD TO LOUISIANA TO BEGIN THREE-GAME SET
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team visits Hammond, La. this weekend for three-game series with Southeastern Louisiana looking to climbing back in the race for a spot in the Southland Conference Tournament to be held in Corpus Christi May 20-23.

April 16, 2009
TEXAS CLAIMS GAME TWO OF SERIES BY 8-1 SCORE
AUSTIN ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team took an early 1-0 lead, but No.-9 ranked Texas scored eight straight to hand the Islanders an 8-1 defeat on Wednesday night at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

April 15, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL SHORT AGAINST NINTH-RANKED UT
AUSTIN ? Facing one of the top teams in nation, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team fell just short dropping a 5-2 decision to the ninth-ranked Texas Longhorns at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday night.

April 14, 2009
ISLANDERS TO FACE LONGHORNS IN PAIR OF NON-CONFERENCE GAMES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team opens a seven-game road trip Tuesday with the first of two games against ninth-ranked Texas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field at 6 p.m. The two sides will meet again on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the final game of the series.

April 11, 2009
PITCHING ALLOWS EARLY ISLANDER SURGE TO STAND IN WIN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball received a solid balance of hitting and pitching Saturday afternoon to down Stephen F. Austin 8-6 claiming its second Southland Conference series in the past three weeks.

April 10, 2009
RUN IN SEVENTH PROVES COSTLY FOR ISLANDERS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team scored three runs in the first three innings and appeared to be on its way to a 2-0 lead in its Southland Conference series with Stephen F. Austin on Friday afternoon.

April 9, 2009
ISLANDERS TO HOST SFA AT CHAPMAN IN EASTER SERIES
After playing its last six games on the road, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team returns to action at home when it opens a three-game series with Stephen F. Austin at Chapman Field. The series is begins on Thursday at 2 p.m. instead of Friday so the teams can observe the Easter holiday on Sunday.

April 9, 2009
FAST START PUSHES ISLANDERS PAST SFA IN SERIES OPENER
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team scored five runs in back-to-back innings including a grand slam by Stephen Flora and held off a late charge by Stephen F. Austin to claim the first meeting in the three-game series 11-9 at Chapman Field on Thursday afternoon.

April 5, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL IN SERIES FINALE TO LAMAR
BEAUMONT ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team took the early lead in it series finale with Lamar on Sunday, but were outscored 7-1 in the final six innings to fall 11-7 and were unable to figure out relieve Ricky Testa who struckout 14 batters .

April 4, 2009
CARDINALS SHUTOUT ISLANDERS IN SLC TILT
BEAUMONT ? For the second straight game pitching dominated the contest between Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team and Lamar as the teams were tied at zero through 5-1/2 innings before the Cardinals scored a run in the bottom of the sixth and three in eighth en route to a 4-0 win on Saturday at Vincent-Beck Stadium.

April 3, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL 3-1 IN OPENER TO LAMAR
BEAUMONT -- The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team lost 3-1 Friday night to Lamar in the opening game of the three-game set at Vincent-Beck Stadium.

April 2, 2009
ISLANDERS TO FACE ANOTHER TEST WITH TRIP TO LAMAR
Last week, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team visited preseason favorite UTSA and came away with a 2-1 series victory at Roadrunner Field. This weekend things don't get much easier for the Islanders as they travel to Beaumont for a three-game set with Lamar.

March 29, 2009
ISLANDERS OUTLAST UTSA TO CLAIM FIRST SERIES WIN
SAN ANTONIO ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team rallied for six runs in the top of the ninth to pull away in a topsy-turvy game with UTSA for a 14-9 win at Roadrunner Field on Sunday.

March 28, 2009
ISLANDERS CLAIM WIN IN SEE-SAW BATTLE WITH ROADRUNNERS
SAN ANTONIO ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team outlasted the UTSA Roadrunners on Saturday in the second game of their three-game set at Roadrunner Field winning 11-10. The two sides have combined for 40 runs in two games with UTSA winning the opening game 10-9.

March 27, 2009
ISLANDERS MAKE IMPRESSIVE COMEBACK FALL SHORT IN NINTH
SAN ANTONIO ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team dug itself a hole early Friday night at Roadrunner Field against preseason favorite UTSA falling behind 9-0 before recovering to tie the game at nine in the eighth inning.

March 25, 2009
ISLANDERS DEFEAT JAGUARS AT CHAPMAN FIELD
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team made it two straight wins knocking off Houston-Victoria 5-1 on Wednesday afternoon at Chapman Field.

March 24, 2009
ISLANDERS PICK UP MIDWEEK WIN OVER HUSKIES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team trailed 4-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth before waking up offensively en route to a 10-7 win over Houston Baptist at Chapman Field on Tuesday.

March 23, 2009
ISLANDERS TO CLOSE OUT HOMESTAND WITH PAIR OF MIDWEEK GAMES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team will close out a seven-game homestand when it hosts Houston Baptist on Tuesday and Houston-Victoria on Wednesday. Both games are slated for a 2 p.m. start at Chapman Field.

March 22, 2009
ISLANDERS DROP SERIES FINALE TO COWBOYS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team gave up two-or-more runs in five of eight innings as it fell 17-7 to McNeese State in the series finale at Chapman Field on Sunday.

March 21, 2009
ISLANDERS CLAIM FIRST SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE WIN OF SEASON
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team received clutch hitting and solid pitching Saturday afternoon as the Islanders downed McNeese State 6-4 at Chapman Field to earn their first Southland Conference win of the season. The Islanders will go for the series win tomorrow at 1 p.m.

March 20, 2009
MCNEESE ENDS ISLANDER STREAK AT TWO WITH 14-4 WIN
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team hoped to build on their pair of wins over Texas Tech entering its Southland Conference series but were unable to overcome an early deficit, falling 14-4 in seven innings to McNeese State at Chapman Field on Friday. The game was called due to the 10-run rule.

March 19, 2009
ISLANDERS HOST COWBOYS IN SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SLATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team will look to continue the momentum it has built in its last two games after sweeping Texas Tech a in midweek, two-game series at Whataburger Field when McNeese State comes to Chapman Field for a crucial Southland Conference series. The teams will play at 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, while the series will conclude at 1 p.m.

March 18, 2009
ISLANDER PITCHING, PARRA'S BLAST PROPEL SWEEP OF TECH
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi senior Martin Parra broke a 2-2 tie with a grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning and the Islander pitching tandem of Jake Liedka and Trey Hernandez combined on a two-hitter as they knocked off Texas Tech to complete the sweep of the two-game series with a 6-2 win on Wednesday night at Whataburger Field.

March 17, 2009
ISLANDERS END STREAK WITH WIN OVER RED RAIDERS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team knocked off a Big 12 team for the first time since the 2005 season snapping a seven-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night at Whataburger Field. The teams will square off again at 6:30 Wednesday night at Chapman Field.

March 16, 2009
ISLANDER BASEBALL RETURNS HOME FOR SEVEN STRAIGHT GAMES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team returns to the Coastal Bend Tuesday night for the first of two games Texas Tech at Whataburger Field and the first of seven straight in Corpus Christi.

March 14, 2009
ISLANDERS OUTHIT COLONELS BUT DROP FINALE
THIBODAUX ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team pounded out 14 hits Saturday evening but it wasn't enough as Nicholls handed the Islanders a 6-3 loss in the series finale.

March 13, 2009
WOES CONTINUE FOR ISLANDERS AS NICHOLLS TAKES TWO
THIBODAUX, La. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team returned to Southland Conference play at Nicholls looking to snap a four-game losing streak, but the Islanders were unable to get momentum back as they were swept 13-3 and 5-1 in a doubleheader at Didier Field on Friday.

March 12, 2009
TIMES CHANGED AS ISLANDERS HEAD TO NICHOLLS FOR SLC SERIES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team heads to Thibodaux, La., to battle Nicholls this weekend in its first Southland Conference road series. Due to inclement weather on the horizon, the teams will now play a doubleheader on Friday at noon with the finale slated for 6 p.m. on Saturday. Live stats will be available on goislanders.com.

March 10, 2009
ISLANDERS SWEPT BY UTPA IN DOUBLEHEADER
Last week, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team traveled to Edinburg and swept Texas-Pan American. On Tuesday, the Broncs returned the favor sweeping the Islanders 8-7 and 17-10 in the nightcap before the game was called due to darkness at Chapman Field.

March 8, 2009
ISLANDERS DROP FINAL WCC GAME TO 9-3
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team dropped a 9-3 decision to Texas-Pan American on Sunday in the final game of the Whataburger College Classic.

March 7, 2009
ISLANDERS SPLIT PAIR IN WHATABURGER COLLEGE CLASSIC
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team split a pair of contests on Saturday at the Whataburger College Classic defeating Texas-Pan American 12-7 in the afternoon before falling 16-2 to Alabama in the nightcap

March 5, 2009
ISLANDERS UNABLE TO STEM TIDE IN 10-2 LOSS TO ALABAMA IN WCC OPENER
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team scored the first two runs of the 2009 Whataburger College Classic, but could not hold off Alabama who scored the final 10 runs to claim a 10-2 win over the Islanders on Thursday.

March 3, 2009
ISLANDERS END SLIDE WITH SWEEP OF BRONCS
EDINBURG ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team snapped a seven-game losing streak on Tuesday night sweeping a doubleheader from Texas-Pan American at Edinburg Baseball Stadium. A&M-Corpus Christi won 13-6 in the opener and 6-2 in the finale.

March 1, 2009
ISLANDERS SWEPT IN OPENING SLC SERIES BY TEXAS STATE
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team suffered a third straight loss to Texas State and its seventh overall on Sunday as they fell 10-2 in the series finale of their Southland Conference opening series at Whatabuger Field.

February 28, 2009
EARLY FLURRY SENDS TEXAS STATE PAST ISLANDERS
Texas State jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first two innings and the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team was unable to recover despite another big ninth inning falling 9-6 in the second game of the three-game Southland Conference series between the teams at Whataburger Field on Saturday

February 27, 2009
ISLANDERS RALLY FALLS SHORT IN SOUTHLAND OPENER
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth and had the tying run at the plate but came up short 7-4 in their Southland Conference opener versus Texas State at Whataburger Field on Friday night.

February 26, 2009
ISLANDERS OPEN SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE PLAY AGAINST 'CATS
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and the Texas State baseball teams will get an early start on the other 10 teams of the Southland Conference when the two open league play with a three-game series at Whataburger Field. The first game is at 6:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. contests on both Saturday and Sunday.

February 24, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL IN NONCONFERENCE BATTLE WITH UTSA
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team jumped out to a 3-1 lead in its home opener but was unable to maintain the lead, falling 10-4 to UTSA in a non-conference meeting at Whataburger Field Tuesday evening

February 23, 2009
ISLANDERS, UTSA TO BATTLE AT WHATABURGER IN A NON-SLC CLASH
The 2009 edition of the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team will be making its home debut on Tuesday when it hosts Southland Conference preseason favorite UTSA at Whataburger Field at 6:30 p.m. in a nonconference tilt.

February 22, 2009
ISLANDERS FALL 14-4 IN SERIES FINALE TO NEW MEXICO
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team dropped a 14-4 decision to New Mexico on Sunday in the series finale of the four-game series at Isotope Park.

February 21, 2009
ISLANDERS SWEPT BY LOBOS IN DOUBLEHEADER
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team suffered its first two losses of the season on Saturday as they were swept in a doubleheader by New Mexico at Isotope Field. The Islanders fell 4-1 in the first game, before the Lobos won the second game of the twin bill 22-1.

February 20, 2009
FAST START CARRIES ISLANDER TO SEASON-OPENING WIN
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ? The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team jumped out to a 9-0 lead before New Mexico took its first swings of the game and cruised to a 13-3 win at Isotope Park in the season opener for both teams on Friday afternoon.

February 19, 2009
ISLANDER BASEBALL OPENS SEASON AT NEW MEXICO
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head baseball coach Scott Malone and his team open the 2009 baseball season this weekend in Albuquerque, N.M. when they visit the New Mexico Lobos. The games are slated to start at 4 p.m. CST on Friday, with a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday and a single game at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

February 3, 2009
ISLANDER BASEBALL PLAYERS RECEIVE HONORS, PRESEASON POLL RELEASED
A pair of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball players were recognized recently and the Southland Conference released its annual preseason poll.

January 23, 2009
WHATABURGER COLLEGE CLASSIC INFORMATION
Alabama's Crimson Tide, the Texas-Pan American Broncs and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders rally at Whataburger Field March 5-8 for the Fourth Annual Whataburger College Classic.

December 10, 2008
ISLANDER BASEBALL RELEASES 2009 SCHEDULE
Ten games at Whataburger Field plus the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament and a quick start to the Southland Conference season highlight the 56-game season announced by Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball head coach Scott Malone. Five opponents ? Rice, Texas, TCU Alabama and defending Southland Conference Tournament champion Sam Houston State ? appeared in the NCAA Regionals a season ago.

December 5, 2008
ISLANDER CATCHER NAMED TO BROOKS WALLACE WATCH
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi senior catcher Stephen Flora has been named to the 2009 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List it was recently announced.

November 24, 2008
MEADE TENTH PLAYER TO SIGN WITH ISLANDERS IN FALL
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball head coach Scott Malone announced the tenth member of its 2009 recruiting class as Josh Meade has signed to join the Islanders.

November 19, 2008
ISLANDER BASEBALL ADDS NINE PLAYERS IN EARLY PERIOD
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball coach Scott Malone has announced the additions of nine players to his program during the early signing period.

November 6, 2008
BLUE TEAM TAKES TITLE IN WORLD SERIES
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team put the final touches on its fall practice slate over the weekend with second annual Blue-Grey Classic at Chapman Field. The Blue team came out victorious in all three games with each game decided by no more than two runs.

October 29, 2008
ISLANDER BASEBALL BLUE-GREY WORLD SERIES BEGINS FRIDAY
The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team will cap off fall practice this weekend with the Second Annual Blue/Grey World Series at Chapman Field.

October 15, 2008
FIRST-EVER ISLANDER BASEBALL ALUMNI GAME IS A WIN-WIN
While it may have been an 11-4 win for the current players on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball team, the first-ever Islander Alumni Baseball Game held as part of the athletic department's 10-year celebration was a win-win for both sides.

October 8, 2008
DETAILS SET FOR SATURDAY'S ALUMNI BASEBALL GAME
The plans have been finalized for Saturday's first-ever Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Baseball Alumni Game slated for Saturday at Chapman Field as part of the 10-year celebration of the Islander athletic program.

September 8, 2008
SOLID RECRUITING CLASS TO STRENGTHEN BASEBALL FOUNDATION
With the start of the 2008-09 academic year, a group of 16 athletes has arrived on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi campus to join the Islander baseball program. Recently, head coach Scott Malone commented on each of the newcomers:

August 22, 2008
ISLANDERS ADD THREESOME TO BASEBALL COACHING STAFF
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head baseball coach Scott Malone recently announced the addition of three new members of his Islander coaching staff for the upcoming season.

August 1, 2008
ISLANDER BASEBALL SIGNS TRIO OF JUCO TRANSFERS
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head baseball coach Scott Malone and his staff added three more players to its 2009 recruiting class.