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HBCU Sports: NCCU Baseball Alum Triplett Signs Pro Contract

DURHAM, N.C. – Former North Carolina Central University baseball first baseman Christian Triplett joins a growing list of Eagles in the professional ranks, as he has signed a contract to play for the Tucson Saguaros of the Pecos League.

Christian Triplett

Triplett finished his NCCU career as one of the top power hitters in the modern era, as he is within the top three in the modern-era record books with 19 home runs, 89 RBIs and 34 doubles in his four seasons. He’s also within the career top 10 with 131 hits and 222 total bases, and he was a lineup fixture with 169 games played and 160 starts.

Triplett has started well with the Saguaros, with eight hits, three RBIs and six runs scored in his first 11 games. The Saguaros are located in Tucson, Ariz. and participate in the 12-team Pecos League, which began play in 2011.

Tucson joined the league in 2016 and won the league championship in its inaugural.

22May
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HBCU Sports: Texas Southern Wins SWAC Baseball Title

Texas Southern 4, Alabama State 2 (13 innings) BOX SCORE NEW ORLEANS, La. – Texas Southern captured the 2017 SWAC baseball championship with a marathon 4-2 win over Alabama State to win its second...

21May
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HBCU Sports: Bethune-Cookman Wins 2017 MEAC Baseball Championship

SALISBURY, Md., May 20, 2017—Bethune-Cookman won the 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) baseball championship on Saturday afternoon at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, thanks to an 11-1 seven-inning...

06May
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HBCU Sports: Claflin wins 2017 SIAC Softball Championship

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. (May 6, 2017) – The Lady Panthers of Claflin University won the 2017 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Softball Championship with a 13-5 win over Miles College in six...

03May
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HBCU Round-UP: Eastern Shore Falls To Drexel In Season Finale

PHILADELPHIA – In their season finale, Coach Sam Douglas and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Softball team dropped a pair of contests at Drexel. Drexel (17- 28) rallied to knock off the...

30Apr
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HBCU Round-Up: Softball Recaps: April 28

Mississippi Valley 8, Alabama State 6  ITTA BENA, Miss. – A walk-off home run by Jordan Brown lifted Mississippi Valley State to an 8-6 victory over Alabama State Friday evening. Brown’s...

17Apr
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HBCU Report: Alcorn State clinches SWAC Eastern Division

Alabama A&M 6, Alcorn State 3 Alcorn State 3, Alabama A&M 2 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Alcorn State claimed the SWAC Eastern Division title and the number one seed in the division after salvaging a...

05Apr
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Norfolk State Completes Three-Game Sweep of Coppin State

HANOVER, Md.–Alex Mauricio had three hits and Devin Hemmerich struck out a career-high 13 batters as the Norfolk State baseball completed a three-game sweep of Coppin State with a 7-5 victory on...

20Mar
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HBCU Round-Up: Baseball Recaps: March 19

Prairie View A&M 8, Southern 6 BOX SCORE BATON ROUGE, La. – Four runs in the ninth was enough to lift Prairie View A&M past Southern, 8-6 on Sunday. The Panthers jumped out to a 3-1 lead...

20Mar
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HBCU Round-Up: MEAC Announces Weekly Baseball Honors

    Bethune-Cookman junior Jameel Edney was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Player of the Week, the conference office announced today. Florida A&M’s Russell...

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