Tulane’s Pellerin signs with Yankees

Connor Pellerin became the second Tulane University baseball player in the last week or so to join the Major League Baseball ranks. Pellerin made the decision to forgo his senior season after signing a contract with the New York Yankees. After going undrafted in the annual MLB Draft, Pellerin was one of five undrafted right-handed college pitchers signed by the Yankees, the team announced yesterday. … Continue reading Tulane’s Pellerin signs with Yankees

Tulane’s Jannetta earns Freshman All-America honors

After posting a 3-0 record with an impressive 1.37 earned run average (ERA) in seven appearances (two starts, five relief appearances), Tulane University’s Luke Jannetta has been named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America team for the shortened 2020 season. According to tulanegreenwave.com’s press release, Jannetta is the first Tulane pitcher to earn freshman All-America honors since Ross Massey in 2016. In his 19.2 innings … Continue reading Tulane’s Jannetta earns Freshman All-America honors

LBCA selects Rick Jones for ’21 Hall of Fame class

Press release from Tulane Green Wave athletics site: The Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association will induct former Tulane head coach Rick Jones into its 2021 Hall of Fame class according to an announcement by the organization. The induction ceremony will take place at the LBCA’s annual convention January 15-16. Time and location will be announced at a later date. Jones will be one of seven enshrined … Continue reading LBCA selects Rick Jones for ’21 Hall of Fame class

Tulane men’s basketball lands transfer Cross

According to the Tulane University athletics website, the Green Wave men’s basketball team has landed transfer Kevin Cross. Cross, an incoming sophomore, signed a grant-in-aid to officially make the transfer over from University of Nebraska. The 6’8″, 240-pound forward out of Little Rock, Ark. averaged 7.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game over 32 games in his freshman season with the Huskers. He … Continue reading Tulane men’s basketball lands transfer Cross

Tulane’s Bradwell, McCleskey and Montano ink NFL free agent contracts

Press release from Tulane athletics: The Tulane University football team will send five players to the National Football League for the second consecutive season. Tulane’s list of professional players grew to five after running back Darius Bradwell, wide receiver Jalen McCleskey and offensive lineman Christian Montano each signed free agent contracts with the Los Angeles Chargers, Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers, respectively. The three free … Continue reading Tulane’s Bradwell, McCleskey and Montano ink NFL free agent contracts

Tulane’s Olthoff led strong pitching staff prior to season cancellation

Having your season canceled due to a global pandemic is already difficult enough. But to have it end after collecting 15 wins in the team’s first 17 games Prior to the NCAA wiping out the remainder of the spring sports season in March, the Tulane University baseball squad had posted a record of 15-2. The bats were hot, but it was perhaps the pitching trio … Continue reading Tulane’s Olthoff led strong pitching staff prior to season cancellation