Tag: Everglades University Swampmen

Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season

The second season of the Can-Am College League has entered the playoffs, using their new best-of-seven format and no designated-hitter rule for the first time.

Among the match-ups are some of the new teams added for the 2018 season, but conspicuously absent are last year’s champions, Freeport University, which left the league, and the 2017 runner-up, Assiniboine University, which failed to qualify. Continue reading “Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season”

CAN-AM Week #1 – Everglades, Richelieu Split the Lead

The first week’s power rankings are out for the Can-Am College League, and the top teams splitting the lead, both with 148.0 points, are Collège Cardinal Richelieu Monarchistes (DIV A, Canada Conference) and the Everglades U Swampmen (DIV B, Southern Conference), with both teams 4-1 after five games.

Just how long these teams will retain their positions is up for debate, however. There is a large field of strong teams in all divisions, notably Essex Tech Bullfrogs, with 8 homers (twice that of Richelieu, and leading the Can-Am league), and Danbury Central College Bobcats, with a Can-Am League-leading 37 runs (tied with RMA Sandhurst Blues and Reds and Army Black Knights). Continue reading “CAN-AM Week #1 – Everglades, Richelieu Split the Lead”

Cody Olsen Takes Reigns at EVU

Everglades University has taken their baseball program seriously, in the inaugural Can-Am College baseball season, and to demonstrate their commitment they have hired Cody Olsen as the manager of the Swampmen, the men’s baseball team.

Olsen has had an illustrious managerial career in the Bull League, and was last posted to the New York Minutemen before being removed to make way for GM & Manager Alex Sanderson. In 16 seasons with the Minutemen, Olsen was twice named Manager of the Year, and the team took home two Bull Cups. In all, the Minutemen had nine playoff appearances. Continue reading “Cody Olsen Takes Reigns at EVU”