Alvernia Crusaders

Overall: 38-9 - Conference: 17-1
3/6 at Penn State-Behrend L, 4-0
3/6 vs. Penn State-Behrend W, 12-2
3/7 vs. Muhlenberg W, 4-2
3/7 vs. Muhlenberg W, 4-3
3/8 vs. Martin Luther W, 13-0
3/10 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) W, 11-3
3/11 vs. Ursinus W, 2-1 BX
3/11 at Ursinus W, 9-0 BX BX
3/12 vs. Neumann W, 14-5
3/17 at New Jersey City W, 8-1
3/18 at Arcadia * • W, 7-1
3/19 vs. Arcadia * • W, 8-1
3/19 vs. Arcadia * • W, 9-6
3/25 vs. Lebanon Valley * • W, 10-1
3/26 at Lebanon Valley * • W, 3-1
3/26 at Lebanon Valley * • W, 10-0
3/28 vs. TCNJ L, 6-1
3/30 at Kean L, 10-1 BX RC
4/4 vs. Manhattanville W, 3-2
4/6 vs. Marywood W, 14-0
4/7 vs. Gwynedd-Mercy W, 11-3
4/9 vs. Elizabethtown * • W, 5-4
4/9 vs. Elizabethtown * • W, 5-4
4/10 at Elizabethtown * • W, 5-4
4/14 vs. Misericordia W, 14-10
4/15 vs. Widener * • W, 5-4 BX
4/17 at Widener * • W, 17-5 BX
4/17 at Widener * • W, 6-5 BX
4/20 at Rowan L, 9-2
4/21 vs. Messiah * • W, 8-5
4/25 at Messiah * • W, 15-3
4/25 at Messiah * • L, 8-4
4/27 at Stevenson W, 13-9 BX
4/29 at Albright * • W, 16-5
4/30 vs. Albright * • W, 13-3
4/30 vs. Albright * • W, 5-1
5/1 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 6-4
5/5 vs. Elizabethtown L, 8-7
5/6 vs. Widener W, 9-1 BX
5/6 vs. Elizabethtown L, 6-5
5/12 vs. St. John Fisher W, 11-0
5/13 vs. St. John Fisher W, 9-3
5/18 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 2-1
5/20 at Rowan W, 11-4
5/20 at Misericordia W, 3-1
5/22 vs. Kean L, 9-4 BX RC
5/22 vs. Kean L, 7-0 BX RC

All times Eastern (* Conference; • Region)
Overall: 38-9 - Conference: 17-1
3/18 at Arcadia * • W, 7-1
3/19 vs. Arcadia * • W, 8-1
3/19 vs. Arcadia * • W, 9-6
3/25 vs. Lebanon Valley * • W, 10-1
3/26 at Lebanon Valley * • W, 3-1
3/26 at Lebanon Valley * • W, 10-0
4/9 vs. Elizabethtown * • W, 5-4
4/9 vs. Elizabethtown * • W, 5-4
4/10 at Elizabethtown * • W, 5-4
4/15 vs. Widener * • W, 5-4 BX
4/17 at Widener * • W, 17-5 BX
4/17 at Widener * • W, 6-5 BX
4/21 vs. Messiah * • W, 8-5
4/25 at Messiah * • W, 15-3
4/25 at Messiah * • L, 8-4
4/29 at Albright * • W, 16-5
4/30 vs. Albright * • W, 13-3
4/30 vs. Albright * • W, 5-1

(* Conference; • Region)
2011 Standings
Alvernia 17-1 38-9
Messiah 13-5 25-19
Widener 11-7 24-15
Elizabethtown 10-8 19-19
Lebanon Valley 8-10 17-19
Albright 3-15 9-25
Arcadia 1-17 3-29

Past Records

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Team Quick Facts

Coach: Yogi Lutz
Conference: MACC

Alvernia

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1,558
Location: Reading, PA
Colors: Maroon, Gold
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Field: Campus Field (1000)

News Releases

April 23, 2014
"It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over"
Wednesday proved the adage that "it ain's over 'til it's over". Eastern came back from 14...
February 12, 2014
Mid-Atlantic Regional Preview
It is a new era in the Mid-Atlantic, but regional contenders still have to reckon with the top New...
January 20, 2014
2014 preseason All-American team
Wooster's Eddie Reese and fifty more players appear on the 2014 edition of the D3baseball.com...
May 13, 2013
2013 Mid-Atlantic Regional preview
Kean and Keystone have dominated the region but contenders from a traditionally strong region have...
May 4, 2013
Crusaders Claim Commonwealth
MVP Richie Ricciardi tripled home the first run of the game in the sixth and hit a two-run homer in...
March 28, 2013
Lutz reaches 700 wins
Alvernia defeated Widener by a 6-4 score Thursday afternoon in Commonwealth Conference action at...
March 28, 2013
Lutz Wins #700, 6-4 Over Widener
Reading, Pa. (Mar. 28, 2013) - Junior Chris Gehris (Sinking Spring, Pa./Holy Name) drove in four...
February 24, 2013
Openers continue on Sunday
Alvernia, Baldwin-Wallace, and St. John Fisher start the season with wins. Pitching highlights wins...
January 31, 2013
Mid-Atlantic Regional Preview
Kean and Keystone will have some competition for the Mid-Atlantic crown this season. Look for...
June 19, 2012
Crusaders getting in their summer work
Sixteen players from Alvernia are getting in some summer work playing in collegiate leagues all...
May 15, 2012
Mid-Atlantic regional preview
The Mid-Atlantic regional is always a good test for national titles contenders for the event is...
April 23, 2012
Miller, Coste return to roots
This month Wade Miller, the former ace for the Houston Astros, has returned to Alvernia to join the...
January 25, 2012
Reading Phillies Present Crown For King of Baseballtown
Reading, Pa. (Jan. 24, 2012) - The Reading Philles presented the crown for Yogi Lutz as the King of...
January 18, 2012
Lutz To Be Honored As King Of Baseballtown
Reading, Pa. (Jan. 18, 2012) - The Reading Phillies will honor Alvernia University Baseball Head...
August 22, 2011
Alvernia's Recker gets the call
Former Alvernia catcher Anthony Recker got the call to the big leagues and joined the Oakland...
July 18, 2011
Phillies draft pick chooses Alvernia
Alvernia earned an offseason victory a few weeks ago when the Phillies' final draft pick chose to...
May 22, 2011
WNEC, Kean in!
WNEC had a five run first inning en route to defeating Bridgewater State 9-0 for a trip to Appleton....
May 21, 2011
Two tickets left for Appleton
Six tickets to the Championship were punched Saturday, leaving two available. In the New England...
May 16, 2011
2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Preview
D3baseball.com looks at the Mid-Atlantic regional and makes its predictions.
March 7, 2007
Alvernia, Miseri leaving for MAC
Alvernia has accepted an invitation to join the Middle Atlantic Conference and will enter the league...

What We're Reading

  • »Series leans toward return to Appleton
  • The hosting decision still has to be approved at various levels, but the Division III baseball championship seems destined to go back to Fox Cities Stadium.
  • »From D-III to the big time
  • Alvernia's Anthony Recker and Zach Lutz hope to become teammates in the big leagues, much like they both played for Alvernia.
  • »Playing the D-III recruiting game
  • How are coaches able to focus their recruiting resources when most skilled athletes will choose to play for schools that can give them money?