Mountain West Baseball Weekly Release - March 27, 2012
March 27, 2012
- New Mexico takes sole possession of first place ... Two weeks into Mountain West play, New Mexico has taken over first place with a 5-1 records. The Lobos will move out of conference this week with a weekend four-game series at Fresno State ... TCU moved into second place at 4-2 and host UNLV this week ... Air Force is tied for second at 2-1, winning its opening MW series for the second time in program history. The Falcons travel to San Diego State for the weekend ... Teams will play home-and-home three-game series during the regular season with the top four teams advancing to the Conference Championship, May 24-27, at Earl E. Wilson Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev.
- Elander Named to Johnny Bench Watch List ... TCU junior catcher Josh Elander has been named to the Johnny Bench Award watch list. He is one of 43 members on the first list of the season. Three finalists will be unveiled June 4 and the winner is scheduled to be announced June 28 at a banquet in Wichita, Kansas. The Johnny Bench Award winner is selected by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission and is sponsored by the Coleman Company and Papa John's Pizza. TCU's Bryan Holaday was the award recipient in 2010.
- MW Baseball on Television ... The 2012 MW baseball television schedule will include 47 games on national television, with the possibility of a 48th game if a second championship contest is necessary at the 2012 Mountain West Baseball Championship. The full schedule is available on TheMWC.com.
- Mountain West Baseball on Twitter ... Follow your favorite Mountain West baseball teams and catch up on news from around the league on Twitter at @TheMWCOlySports.
|This Week In Mountain West Baseball|
|Game||Time||TV/Webcast||MARCH 27 (TUESDAY)|
|TCU at Texas-Arlington||6:30 p.m. CT|
|Stephen F. Austin at NEW MEXICO||6 p.m. MT||GoLobos.com|
|AIR FORCE at Cal State Bakersfield||6 p.m. PT|
|UC Riverside at SAN DIEGO STATE||6 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com|
|Southern Utah at UNLV||6:05 p.m. PT||UNLVRebels.com||MARCH 28 (WEDNESDAY)|
|Stephen F. Austin at NEW MEXICO||3 p.m. MT||GoLobos.com|
|AIR FORCE at Cal State Bakersfield||5 p.m. PT||MARCH 30 (FRIDAY)|
|* UNLV at TCU||6:30 p.m. CT||The Mtn./TCU|
|* AIR FORCE at SAN DIEGO STATE||6 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com|
|NEW MEXICO at Fresno State||6:05 p.m. PT||MARCH 31 (SATURDAY)|
|* UNLV at TCU||4 p.m. CT||The Mtn./TCU|
|NEW MEXICO at Fresno State (DH)||2:05 p.m. PT|
|* AIR FORCE at SAN DIEGO STATE||6 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com||APRIL 1 (SUNDAY)|
|* UNLV at TCU||1 p.m. CT||The Mtn./TCU|
|* AIR FORCE at SAN DIEGO STATE||1 p.m. PT||GoAztecs.com|
|NEW MEXICO at Fresno State||1:05 p.m. PT||APRIL 3 (TUESDAY)|
|Northern Colorado at AIR FORCE||3 p.m. MT|
|UNLV at Southern Utah||2 p.m. PT|
|Dallas Baptist at TCU||6:30 p.m. CT||The Mtn./TCU|
|NEW MEXICO at New Mexico State||6:05 p.m. MT|
|Cal State Fullerton at SAN DIEGO STATE||6 p.m. PT||Ch. 4SD (live)/The Mtn. (same day delay)|
|* = Mountain West game|
|The Mtn. = MountainWest Sports Network||DirecTV 616|
|CBSSN = CBS Sports Network||DirecTV 613|
|Live stats available for most games.|