Aurora Spartans

Overall: 38-10 - Conference: 18-4
3/3 at Wartburg W, 8-4 BX
3/4 vs. TCNJ W, 8-2 BX
3/4 at TCNJ L, 3-1 BX
3/5 at Beloit W, 8-1 BX
3/5 vs. Beloit W, 5-3 BX
3/7 vs. Bridgewater (Va.) L, 3-2 BX RC
3/8 at St. John Fisher L, 11-10 BX
3/9 at Keene State W, 10-5 BX
3/9 vs. Keene State W, 9-3 BX
3/10 vs. SUNYIT W, 18-5 BX
3/24 at Monmouth W, 7-3 BX
3/24 at Monmouth W, 2-0 BX
3/25 at Augustana W, 2-1 BX
3/31 vs. Milwaukee Engineering * • W, 8-7 BX
3/31 vs. Milwaukee Engineering * • W, 9-0 BX
4/1 at Benedictine * • W, 11-4 BX
4/1 at Benedictine * • L, 8-6 BX
4/6 vs. Chicago W, 14-7 BX
4/7 at Lakeland * • W, 14-0 BX
4/7 at Lakeland * • W, 13-3 BX RC
4/9 vs. Edgewood * • W, 12-2 BX
4/9 vs. Edgewood * • W, 12-2 BX RC
4/11 at Chicago W, 9-4 BX
4/14 vs. Rockford * • W, 17-8 BX
4/14 vs. Rockford * • L, 24-11 BX
4/15 at Concordia-Chicago * • L, 5-4 BX
4/15 at Concordia-Chicago * • W, 13-0 BX
4/17 at Elmhurst W, 5-2 BX
4/21 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 10-4 BX
4/21 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 5-3 BX
4/22 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • L, 2-1 BX
4/22 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 4-3 BX
4/24 at Carthage L, 8-2 BX RC
4/28 vs. Maranatha Baptist * • W, 10-0 BX
4/28 vs. Maranatha Baptist * • W, 10-0 BX
4/29 at Marian * • W, 11-1 BX
4/29 at Marian * • W, 4-2 BX
4/30 at Wheaton (Ill.) W, 6-2 BX
5/3 vs. Dominican * • W, 25-1 BX
5/3 vs. Dominican * • W, 12-2 BX
5/10 vs. Dominican W, 11-1 BX
5/10 at Rockford W, 9-3 BX
5/11 vs. Benedictine W, 3-2 BX
5/12 vs. Concordia-Chicago W, 6-5 BX RC
5/16 at UW-La Crosse W, 2-1 BX RC RC
5/17 vs. St. Scholastica L, 8-4 BX RC
5/18 at St. Norbert W, 11-5 BX
5/18 vs. UW-Whitewater L, 6-5 BX

All times Eastern (* Conference; • Region)
Overall: 38-10 - Conference: 18-4
3/31 vs. Milwaukee Engineering * • W, 8-7 BX
3/31 vs. Milwaukee Engineering * • W, 9-0 BX
4/1 at Benedictine * • W, 11-4 BX
4/1 at Benedictine * • L, 8-6 BX
4/7 at Lakeland * • W, 14-0 BX
4/7 at Lakeland * • W, 13-3 BX RC
4/9 vs. Edgewood * • W, 12-2 BX
4/9 vs. Edgewood * • W, 12-2 BX RC
4/14 vs. Rockford * • W, 17-8 BX
4/14 vs. Rockford * • L, 24-11 BX
4/15 at Concordia-Chicago * • L, 5-4 BX
4/15 at Concordia-Chicago * • W, 13-0 BX
4/21 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 10-4 BX
4/21 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 5-3 BX
4/22 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • L, 2-1 BX
4/22 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 4-3 BX
4/28 vs. Maranatha Baptist * • W, 10-0 BX
4/28 vs. Maranatha Baptist * • W, 10-0 BX
4/29 at Marian * • W, 11-1 BX
4/29 at Marian * • W, 4-2 BX
5/3 vs. Dominican * • W, 25-1 BX
5/3 vs. Dominican * • W, 12-2 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
2012 Standings
Aurora 18-4 38-10
Concordia-Chicago 17-5 33-14
Benedictine 17-5 28-16
Rockford 17-5 23-18
Edgewood 13-9 17-23
Dominican 11-11 21-22
Concordia (Wis.) 10-12 13-24
Wisconsin Lutheran 9-13 12-28
Marian 8-14 16-22
Lakeland 7-15 17-21
Milwaukee Engineering 5-17 9-31
Maranatha Baptist 0-22 0-31

Past Records

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Team Quick Facts

Coach: Shaun Neitzel
Conference: NATHC

Aurora

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 2608
Location: Aurora, IL
Colors: Royal Blue, White
Region: Midwest
Arena: Solfisburg Park (0)

News Releases

March 30, 2013
Teams start undefeated in conference
Aurora, Benedictine, Castleton State, Oberlin and Rockford were some of the teams that started their...
March 7, 2013
Aurora stumbles on Thursday
Thomas More gave Aurora their first loss on the season, defeating the Spartans 7-3. In other Top 25...
January 11, 2013
Stahl named to lead Spartans
Aurora announced that Lane Stahl will be promoted to head coach for the university. Stahl takes over...
May 16, 2012
Aurora defeat UW-La Crosse 2-1 in Game one of NCAA Midwest regional
The Aurora University Spartans, #7 seed in the Midwest Regional at the University of Wisconsin-White...
May 15, 2012
Midwest regional preview
The Midwest Regional has been the source of more national titles – three – than any...
May 12, 2012
Aurora makes it three straight
In nail-biting fashion, No. 19 Aurora captured the 2012 Northern Athletics Conference tournament...
May 10, 2012
Van Asdlen, Oppriecht earn final honors
A RBI record for Brett Van Asdlen, Aurora and a fine effort against a nationally-ranked opponent by...
February 15, 2012
Aurora Picked Atop Preseason Baseball Poll
The Aurora Spartans were picked to win the 2012 Northern Athletics Conference Baseball Championship...
May 18, 2011
Arms come through in Midwest Regional
Two games went to extra innings and all three games were decided by a 3-2 score, with Hamline and...
May 16, 2011
2011 Midwest Regional Preview
D3baseball.com looks at the Midwest regional and makes our predictions.
March 30, 2011
Aurora defeats Northern Illinois in 11 innings, 7-6.
The Spartans entered the eighth inning at Northern Illinois trailing 6-2, but a four-run frame by...

Midwest Regional Preview
Listing the best teams in the Midwest sounds like a broken record but the teams at the top in 2012...

What We're Reading

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  • »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.