Garrett Pelko threw a no-hitter in the opener to lead the Misericordia Cougars to a doubleheader sweep, Sunday at Eastern. Pelko struck out eight and issued just won walk over seven innings in a 7-0 win.
Salisbury score over 80 runs over five games to steam roll the CAC field to the CAC tournament title and the second pass into the 2017 NCAA playoffs. Salisbury won the title game 21-0 over Mary Washington.
Gunner Quick led Texas-Tyler to a doubleheader sweep but no games were bigger than Shenandoah's extra inning win at Randolph-Macon and Oswego State's two game win over Cortland that put both winners at the top of their conference standings.
The Tigers hammered out 22 hits on their way to a 19-0 victory, but it was Dylan McGee's pitching gem that was the highlight of the night. McGee allowed just two walks in the game, and was perfect for the first 11 batters.
One run games were the norm as Willamette and Whitworth opened the NWC tournament with wins. On the other coast it was offense that ruled the day as the winning margin of the three CAC games averaged 11+ runs.
With his 150th run scored, Jamie Lackner joined two Wooster Hall of Farmers with career marks as every starter scored in Wooster's 19-3 win over Denison. St. Scholastica also scored 19 runs in game one of a UMAC doubleheader with UW-Superior.
Allegheny won a pair of Mideast regional games, taking both ends of a doubleheader from Penn State-Behrend. Across the state of Pennsylvania, the CAC opened their tournament on campus sites where upsets were a theme except for top seeded Salisbury.
Salve Regina, with an eight game winning streak, joins the Top 25 in the 21st spot this week. Joining the Seahawks are OAC leader, Mount Union. Former top ranked Emory, who dropped out of the poll after a six game losing streak, returns at No. 25.
Stevens's Danny Poidomani joined no-hit pitcher Cory Steinhart and Brad Margolin on the rotation for this weeks D3baseball.com Team of the Week. In the bullpen, Rhodes Nick Ferngren earned honors as a reliever.
Six teams took the field on Easter with Brandeis defeating NYU in the end of their four game UAA series and Cortland sweeping a doubleheader from SUNY New Paltz. Central (Iowa) defeated Buena Vista 10-1.
Fourth-ranked LaGrange used another standout pitching performance to win the USA South Tournament championship Saturday at Cleaveland Field in Williamson Stadium. The Panthers blanked Piedmont 6-0 to secure the conference's automatic qualifier.
Aurora scored 44 runs as they swept Lakeland on Saturday. It was the fourth straight game in which the Spartans scored in double digits in a win. Ursinus also had a record offensive day in a split with Gettysburg. Suffolk also put up runs, 36 in a win over Anna Maria.
MacMurray junior pitcher Cory Steinhart tossed a no-hitter in the Highlanders 5-0 win over Robert Morris on Saturday. Steinhart was on early, striking out the side in the opening frame including back to back swinging strikeouts for the final two outs.
La Grange put themselves one game from the NCAA playoffs as the sole undefeated team in the USA South Tournament with a thrilling 2-1 walkoff win. DePauw also started the day, walking off in game one of a doubleheader with Denison and then slugging to a win in the nightcap.
Illinois Wesleyan senior Pat Mollo and Macalester sophomore Cole Chang were named Division III National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Hitter and Pitcher of the Week for the period of April 3-9.
Cairn's offense overwhelmed St. Joesph's (Brooklyn) and then they walked off for the sweep in game two. Wheaton (Mass.), Springfield, and Castleton all joined Cairn in putting up double digits runs on their way to Tuesday wins.
Framingham State's Kevin Connolley and Allegheny's Jarod Deagan pitched back-to-back gems to gain spots on this weeks honor role position by position. They join no-hit pitchers Cole Chang and Kyle Bumpass in the starting rotation.
Sophomore Chris Common hit for the cycle in the first game of the doubleheader to lead Pitt-Greensburg to a sweep of Chatham, Monday afternoon at Bobcat Park.Pitt-Greensburg took the opening game 11-4 and picked up an 8-6 win in the nightcap to complete the sweep.
Mike Smith's home run in the 10th inning gave Johns Hopkins a walkoff win over No. 22 Salisbury on Monday. Earlier in the day, Eric Hamilton set the high water mark for hits in an Oswego State uniform.
Riding a five-game win streak, North Central (Ill.) swept both games of a CCIW doubleheader on Sunday at 14th-ranked Augustana, racking up 34 hits on the afternoon while Michael Mateja hit for the cycle in game two.
UW-Whitewater won big on Saturday with a sweep of UW-La Crosse in a key WIAC doubleheader. Eleven other top 25 teams also took two games on a day that all but No. 18 Washington University took the field.