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Larry Nesbitt was named the Tennessean All-Midstate Baseball Coach of the Year for directing Christ Presbyterian Academy to the Class AA state championship in the TSSAA. He talked with Lipscombsports.com about his honor as well as his time as a Bisons baseball player.
Former Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith (’10) is scheduled to make his Major League Baseball debut on Tuesday. He joins the Cincinnati Reds and will get the start against the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m. and the contest will air on Fox Sports Ohio (FSO), WLW 700 radio and MLB.TV.
For the third time in school history the Atlantic Sun Conference selected Lipscomb’s Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium to serve as the host site for the 2016 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship May 25-28, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
The Chicago White Sox drafted Lipscomb shortstop Grant Massey with the seventh pick in the 26th round and the 772nd selection overall in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday. Massey becomes the 26th Bison in history be drafted.
Less than a week after Collegiate Baseball named center fielder Michael Gigliotti a Freshman All-American, he earned the same recognition Monday from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, landing a spot on the second team.