Down to its final two outs and trailing by one in the top of the ninth, the Castleton baseball team found life and battled back to tie the game before scoring three more runs in the top of the 10th to stun defending national champion Cal Lutheran, 5-2, Tuesday afternoon at Ullman Stadium.
The Oglethorpe baseball team bounced back from a 6-0 early deficit Tuesday evening to overtake the homestanding Piedmont Lions 9-8 at Loudermilk Field in Demorest. The Stormy Petrels used a 5-run fourth inning to facilitate the comeback, then came back again from an 8-7 deficit with single runs in the seventh and eighth innings. The victory improved the Petrels to 6-2 headed into their first SAA series of the season this weekend.
Senior designated hitter Adrian Celata of the Oglethorpe baseball team has been named the SAA Baseball Player of the Week for his efforts in the team's four games over the course of last week, including a pair of wins over MacMurray on the weekend. It marks the second time in his career that Celata has won the award and the first time this season.
The Oglethorpe baseball team got the bats going early Sunday afternoon at Anderson Field and rode them to a 14-4, seven-inning victory over MacMurray. The win meant that the Stormy Petrels took two-of-three from the visiting Highlanders and improved to 5-2 on the season.
SALISBURY, MD. – Justin Teague's (North Syracuse/Cicero-North Syracuse) pinch-hit, two-run triple fueled a three-run top of the 14th as nationally top-ranked Cortland defeated 18th-ranked Salisbury, 9-6, to complete a weekend two-game sweep of the Sea Gulls. The game last four and a half hours and was the longest for the Red Dragons, in terms of innings played, since a 16-inning victory over Division II Wisconsin-Parkside on March 16, 1994 in Florida.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Playing in the finale of the 2018 Armstrong/Diamond Methodist Invitational against the host Monarchs, the Christopher Newport baseball team suffered a 4-1 setback on Sunday afternoon. The Captains fall to 4-2 on the season after the loss while Methodist improves to 5-1 overall.
Junior Colin Selby (Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch) hurled five hitless innings with 10 strikeouts in the nightcap after junior Nick Roth (Henrico, Va./Benedictine) allowed three hits in five scoreless frames in Game 1, as the 18th-ranked Randolph-Macon baseball team swept a season-opening doubleheader from RPI Sunday afternoon at The Diamond.
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- The Elmira College baseball team will kick off its fourth varsity season on Monday, February 19, in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where the Soaring Eagles will battle Covenant College. The matchup against the Scots is the first of a week-long winter break road trip that includes stops in four different states.
SALISBURY, MD. – Patrick Schetter (Beacon) singled home the winning run in the top of the ninth inning as nationally top-ranked Cortland defeated 18th-ranked Salisbury, 5-4, in the season opener for both teams at the newly opened Salisbury Sea Gull Baseball Stadium. The teams will complete their two-game weekend series Sunday at noon.
The Oglethorpe baseball team earned a doubleheader split with the visiting MacMurray Highlanders Saturday afternoon at Anderson Field. They won the first game in a 21-6 rout, but MacMurray responded with a 7-4 victory in Game 2. The split moved the Stormy Petrels to 4-2 on the young season with the rubber game of the series coming on Sunday.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- In a masterful early season pitching performance that saw sophomore right-hander Thomas Packert carry a no-hitter into the 7th inning, the Captains one-hit Keystone College in a 6-0 shutout on Saturday afternoon. The win was part of a doubleheader split as the Captains fell to DeSales, 7-3, in CNU's first game at the Armstrong/Diamond Methodist Invitational.
Fresh off a GNAC threepeat, the Suffolk baseball team has been picked to hoist the conference trophy yet again in 2018 as the Rams sit atop the GNAC Coaches Preseason Poll, the league office announced Friday afternoon.