Stevenson gave their new head coach his first two wins as a Mustang in their opener and DeSales split a pair a tournament at Methodist. Drew and Kean were also winners on a day that saw weather force cancellations.
A 2-0 start for Centenary's Caleb Kirk and complete game shutouts by Ty Engelhardt, Hardin-Simmons and Alex Baez, Whittier has landed all on the first edition of the 2018 D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
After years of dominance by the WIAC during Regional action, Concordia-Chicago finally came on top last season. UWW have a ton of pitching returning. Concordia will have to rely on the next crop of upperclassmen to make a statement in the playoffs.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripts built a big lead only to see it disappear but ended up winners in 10 innings over No. 22 Texas-Dallas. Concordia-Texas was taken to the 12th inning before they pushed across the winning run.
Ozarks walked it off in game one and rolled in the nightcap for a 4-0 start to the season. On a trip to Arizona, Redlands downed Texas-Dallas in extra innings. In Texas, No. 15 Texas-Tyler completed a three game sweep of La Verne
David Seibert has announced that he will retire after 38 seasons as head baseball coach. The Dean of Green Terror coaches, Seibert took over the reins of the baseball program in 1981 – just three years after graduating from then-Western Maryland.
Last year it was Washington and Jefferson who took the mantle as Mideast Regional champs and the Presidents ended the season with their highest ranking and a runner-up finish in the D-III World Series. W&J will be in the national spotlight again in 2018.
Howard Payne opened their season on a high note with a dominate sweep of Schreiner on Wednesday. Rain was not an issue in a set of games played in the Peach state On Tuesday. La Grange earned a key regional win while Oglethorpe added to their impressive start.
LaGrange coach David Kelton got his 100th career win as the 10th-ranked Panthers clipped Emory 8-0 on Tuesday at Cleaveland Field in Williamson Stadium. It was the third straight win for the Panthers (3-1) over the Eagles (1-2).
On baseball diamonds across Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri, the Central Region had a memorable year in 2017. 2018 promises to be equally exciting in all four competitively balanced conferences with no clear favorite to make the trip to the final D-III World Series in Appleton.
William Peace walked off in game one against Southern Virginia, 6-5, dropping the nightcap 4-3. In the Top 25, all three teams playing Saturday swept their doubleheaders with Cal Lutheran and La Grange rebounding from opening losses and Centenary (La.) moving to 2-0.
Last year Concordia Texas eliminated Rhodes baseball from the NCAA Tournament by two runs. In their preseason matchup Saturday night, the Lynx led 6-5 before ultimately winning 13-6. The win is 400th overall for Rhodes head coach Jeff Cleanthes.
Concordia Texas opened the 2018 season in walk-off fashion as Bret Leiferman's bloop single brought home the winning run to defeat George Fox 5-4 on Thursday. Today more than a dozen games are on tap on the opening weekend of the D-III season.
La Verne treated their visitors from Mexico rudely as their bats exploded for 18 runs. Linfield also found Southern California the place to be with a 8-7 win over the 2017 National Champions, Cal Lutheran.In Georgia, Sewanee dumped No. 10 La Grange.
Winning is fun, and the West Region has been winning. Three teams from three different conferences have claimed the Walnut and Bronze in the last five seasons. Cal Lutheran emphasized team spirit and family through their championship season in 2017..
The shutout of Mid-Atlantic teams in the D-III World series notched another year as Wheaton (Mass.) took the regional crown to Appleton. The favorites are all familiar faces to the national stage with Johns Hopkins and TCNJ leading the pack.
Cortland is the favorite to take the 2018 Walnut and Bronze in the final D-III World Series in Appleton, Wisc. Following the Red Dragons are the defending national champion Cal Lutheran Kingsmen and runner up Washington and Jefferson.
After announcing last April that it would explore a move to NCAA Division II, Benedictine University, in Lisle, Illinois, is poised to make that move. The university's board of trustees approved the school's application and the NCAA will now consider Benedictine's candidacy.
UMass-Boston's Chris Fowler is one of five players on the D3baseball.com 2018 Preseason All-America Team who played in the 2017 D-III World Series. Joining Fowler on the first team are Mitch Wilson, Bryan VanDuser from Concordia Chicago and Michael Mateja, North Central (Ill.).
Dan Ramsay, who has guided Whitworth for nine years, is leaving to become the manager of the Minnesota Twins’ minor league team in the Gulf Coast League. School officials named Pirate assistant coach CJ Perry as the school’s interim head coach.
The Midwest Conference announced that the University of Chicago will join the league as an affiliate member for baseball beginning with the 2018-19 academic year. UChicago recently completed its first season as an affiliate member of the MWC for football.
The signing period and Early Admissions application deadline has recently passed and with that, college recruiting can easily move to a pause mode if left unchecked. There is a natural sport transition where currently, fall athletes are wrapping up their seasons, the winter season is just beginning to gain steam and spring prospects are in core training and preseason mode.
Juniata athletics officials announced the appointment of our new baseball coach, Tom Gibboney. Gibboney is no stranger to Juniata as he has mentored student-athletes here for over 16 years. This will be his third time as a part of the baseball team.
Who has been ranked the most? Has an unranked team ever won the national title? Has my team ever been in the D3 Top 25? All of these questions, they now have one easy place where the answers can be found.
Dave Gage, previously the head baseball coach at Southern Vermont College, has been named head baseball coach at Stevenson University, Gage, who begins his tenure immediately, becomes the third baseball coach in Mustang program history.