2008 Florida Atlantic Owls baseball team

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2008 Florida Atlantic Owls baseball
Florida Atlantic University monogram logo.svg
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2008 record 24-16 (11-6 Sun Belt)
Head coach Kevin Cooney
Home stadium FAU Baseball Stadium
Seasons
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The 2008 Florida Atlantic Owls baseball team will be the intercollegiate baseball team of Florida Atlantic University. It competes on the Division I level in the Sun Belt Conference. The 2008 team marked the second season of baseball to compete in the Sun Belt, after Florida Atlantic joined the conference after the 2006 season. On Thursday, April 24, 2008 Coach Kevin Cooney announced that the 2008 season would be his last season as head coach of the Owls. With his retirement announcement, Cooney will leave the Owls after 21 years as head coach. Up to this point, in 28 years of existence, Florida Atlantic baseball had had only two coaches, Steve Traylor and Kevin Cooney.

2008 schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Record SBC Notes
February 22, 2008 vs. #5 North Carolina Boca Raton, FL L 7-1 0-1
February 23, 2008 vs. #5 North Carolina Boca Raton, FL L 14-13 0-2
February 24, 2008 vs. #5 North Carolina Boca Raton, FL L 8-7 0-3
February 26, 2008 at Bethune Cookman Daytona Beach, FL Ppd. due to rain
February 27, 2008 vs. Mount St. Mary Boca Raton, FL W 13-5 1-3
February 28, 2008 vs. Eastern Michigan Boca Raton, FL W 11-6 2-3
February 29, 2008 vs. Eastern Michigan Boca Raton, FL W 5-2 3-3
March 1, 2008 vs. Eastern Michigan Boca Raton, FL W 12-11 4-3
March 2, 2008 vs. Eastern Michigan Boca Raton, FL W 24-3 5-3
March 4, 2008 vs. Boston College Boca Raton, FL W 4-3 6-3
March 5, 2008 vs. Boston College Boca Raton, FL L 10-6 6-4
March 7, 2008 at UALR Little Rock, AR Ppd. due to snow
March 8, 2008 at UALR Little Rock, AR Ppd. due to snow
March 9, 2008 at UALR Little Rock, AR W 4-3 7-4 1-0
March 11, 2008 at South Florida Tampa, FL L 7-6 7-5
March 12, 2008 vs. Monmouth Boca Raton, FL W 12-11 8-5
March 14, 2008 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Boca Raton, FL W 13-6 9-5 2-0
March 15, 2008 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Boca Raton, FL L 9-3 9-6 2-1
March 16, 2008 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Boca Raton, FL W 9-2 10-6 3-1
March 17, 2008 vs. Cornell Boca Raton, FL W 11-6 11-6
March 18, 2008 vs. Rutgers Boca Raton, FL W 10-1 12-6
March 20, 2008 vs. NJIT Boca Raton, FL W 21-11 13-6
March 21, 2008 vs. Middle Tennessee Boca Raton, FL W 13-7 14-6 4-1
March 23, 2008 vs. Middle Tennessee Boca Raton, FL W 13-6 15-6 5-1
March 23, 2008 vs. Middle Tennessee Boca Raton, FL W 10-7 16-6 6-1
March 28, 2008 at Louisiana-Monroe Monroe, LA L 7-6 16-7 6-2
March 29, 2008 at Louisiana-Monroe Monroe, LA L 3-2 16-8 6-3
March 30, 2008 at Louisiana-Monroe Monroe, LA L 13-5 16-9 6-4
April 1, 2008 at #2 Miami Miami, FL L 16-7 16-10
April 4, 2008 at South Alabama Mobile, AL L 14-3 16-11 6-5
April 5, 2008 at South Alabama Mobile, AL W 13-9 17-11 7-5
April 6, 2008 at South Alabama Mobile, AL W 9-4 18-11 8-5
April 9, 2008 at #1 Miami Miami, FL W 6-3 19-11 First-ever victory over a #1
April 11, 2008 vs. Troy Boca Raton, FL W 6-5 20-11 9-5
April 12, 2008 vs. Troy Boca Raton, FL L 7-2 20-12 9-6
April 13, 2008 vs. Troy Boca Raton, FL W 17-6 21-12 10-6 7 innings
April 16, 2008 vs. #1 Miami Boca Raton, FL L 12-10 21-13
April 18, 2008 at NYIT Old Westbury, NY L 10-7 21-14
April 19, 2008 at NYIT Old Westbury, NY W 22-7 22-14 7 innings
April 19, 2008 at NYIT Old Westbury, NY W 16-2 23-14
April 20, 2008 at NYIT Old Westbury, NY L 2-0 23-15
April 22, 2008 vs. South Florida Boca Raton, FL L 19-11 23-16 11 innings
April 25, 2008 vs. Western Kentucky Boca Raton, FL W 12-6 24-16 11-6
April 26, 2008 vs. Western Kentucky Boca Raton, FL
April 27, 2008 vs. Western Kentucky Boca Raton, FL
May 2, 2008 at New Orleans New Orleans, LA
May 3, 2008 at New Orleans New Orleans, LA
May 4, 2008 at New Orleans New Orleans, LA
May 6, 2008 vs. Bethune Cookman Boca Raton, FL
May 7, 2008 vs. Florida Gulf Coast Boca Raton, FL
May 9, 2008 vs. Arkansas State Boca Raton, FL
May 10, 2008 vs. Arkansas State Boca Raton, FL
May 11, 2008 vs. Arkansas State Boca Raton, FL
May 13, 2008 at Florida Gulf Coast Fort Myers, FL
May 15, 2008 at Florida International Miami, FL
May 16, 2008 at Florida International Miami, FL
May 17, 2008 at Florida International Miami, FL
May 21, 2008 vs. Western Kentucky Lafayette, LA L 9-0 29-26-1 0-1 G3 of SBC Tournament
May 22, 2008 vs. Middle Tennessee Lafayette, LA W 12-7 30-26-1 1-1 G6 (Loser's Bracket)
May 23, 2008 vs. Louisiana-Monroe Lafayette, LA W 4-2 31-26-1 2-1 G10 (Loser's Bracket)
May 24, 2008 vs. Western Kentucky Lafayette, LA W 6-5 32-26-1 3-1 G12 (Semifinals)
May 24, 2008 vs. Western Kentucky Lafayette, LA L 5-4 32-27-1 3-2 G14 (FAU Eliminated)
* Sun Belt Conference games in GREEN.

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