Lover of all sports- Roll Tide, Who Dat, and For The A! I'm from Atlanta, but just recently started attending The University of Alabama to pursue my second degree in News Media with a minor in Sports Media. Full time workaholic that also sleeps waaay too much.
More Than Just A Game
It’s often times like these I’m reminded sports are more than just a game. As Alabama baseball’s season comes to a close, I can’t help but feel such a bittersweet sadness. Any enthusiastic sports fan dreads the end of a season, but for me the feeling goes a little deeper than the ending of a NCAA tournament run.
Sam Praytor Selected As Third Team All-American
Alabama catcher Sam Praytor has been selected as Third Team All-American a catcher by Collegiate Baseball News.
Alabama Athletics Unveils COMPASS Platform for NIL
The University of Alabama Athletics Department has selected the COMPASS NIL platform to better help student athletes looking to take advantage of the new name, image, and likeness laws.
The Tide Continues To Fight For NCAA Tournament Bid
Perhaps the most important thing happening is Alabama baseball making its SEC Tournament run for the first time since 2016 and playing in the winners bracket Thursday taking on 6th seed Florida. Statistically speaking, Bama needs one more conference win to get to that sweet spot of 15 total conference wins to make a run at the NCAA tournament.
Alabama Baseball Honors Seniors
As the baseball regular season comes to a close, Alabama took time to recognize it’s graduating seniors during a short ceremony before Friday’s game. Outfielder Jackson Tate, Catcher Sam Praytor, relief pitcher Chase Lee, catcher Johnny Hawk, and pitcher William Freeman were each honored with plaques of their framed jerseys and pictures.
Peyton Wilson Named to SEC Baseball Community Service Team
The Southeastern Conference released their Baseball Community Service Team this afternoon and Alabama baseball’s second baseman Peyton Wilson was named to the 2021 team. Every year, the SEC highlights an athlete from each school that gives back to their community.
Alabama Baseball is Hoover Bound
According to Rick Pendley, Vice President of Alabama’s baseball booster organization, Alabama baseball is officially Hoover bound for the SEC Tournament. The announcement comes after a Missouri loss paired with an inevitable Auburn or Texas A&M series loss this coming weekend. Missouri will finish last in the SEC East and the loser of the Auburn/Texas A&M series this weekend will finish last in the SEC West standings.
SEC Baseball Tournament Updates And Where The Tide Stands
With less than four weeks until selection Monday for the NCAA Tournament, the college baseball season is quickly coming to a close. The Crimson Tide is currently 28-16 and 11-11 in conference while in the midst of a weekend series against No. 2 ranked Vanderbilt. Alabama sits comfortably in the middle of the pack for the SEC tournament, while still playing to prove they belong in the NCAA Tournament.
Chase Lee Named to Stopper of the Year Watch List
Alabama baseball relief pitcher Chase Lee has been named to the midseason watch list of Stopper of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The award is presented annually to the country’s best relief pitcher.
Alabama A-Day Brings In The Views
The university set a maximum capacity of 50% for A-Day in Bryant Denny which can hold 101,821 people. The game brought in 47,218 fans which is the largest crowd at a sporting event since the start of Covid-19.