Christopher Newport Captains

Overall: 39-7 - Conference: 10-2
2/9 vs. Hampden-Sydney W, 13-0 BX RC
2/15 at Mary Washington L, 5-3 BX RC
2/16 vs. St. Mary's (Md.) W, 11-6 BX RC RC
2/17 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 12-3 BX RC
2/19 vs. Cortland State W, 7-3 BX RC
2/20 vs. Bridgewater (Va.) W, 14-4 BX
2/23 at Catholic Postponed
2/24 vs. Virginia Wesleyan W, 16-12 BX RC
2/26 at Greensboro * • W, 3-1 BX
2/27 at Greensboro * • W, 14-8 BX RC
2/28 at Johnson and Wales W, 7-5 BX RC
3/1 at Piedmont W, 6-3 BX RC
3/2 at Staten Island W, 10-5 BX RC
3/2 vs. Staten Island W, 9-2 BX
3/3 vs. Alma W, 11-3 BX
3/5 vs. Methodist * • W, 1-0 BX RC
3/5 vs. Methodist * • W, 4-0 BX RC
3/8 vs. Albertus Magnus W, 13-3 BX
3/11 at Virginia Wesleyan W, 10-1 BX
3/12 vs. Ferrum * • W, 15-3 BX
3/13 vs. Ferrum * • W, 6-1 BX
3/15 vs. UW-Platteville W, 9-4 BX
3/16 at Hampden-Sydney W, 13-3 BX
3/18 vs. UW-Platteville W, 12-5 BX
3/19 at North Carolina Wesleyan * • W, 3-2 BX
3/20 at North Carolina Wesleyan * • W, 7-3 BX
3/22 at Catholic W, 7-3 BX RC RC
3/24 vs. Salisbury W, 4-0 BX RC
3/25 vs. Tufts W, 5-3 BX RC
3/26 at Averett * • L, 13-1 BX
3/26 at Averett * • W, 4-1 BX RC
4/2 vs. Shenandoah * • L, 12-7 BX RC RC
4/3 vs. Shenandoah * • W, 5-3 BX RC RC
4/6 at Bridgewater (Va.) L, 5-4 BX RC
4/7 at Randolph-Macon W, 15-6 BX RC
4/8 vs. Apprentice School W, 4-1 BX RC RC
4/14 vs. Ferrum W, 7-0 BX RC
4/15 vs. Methodist W, 12-0 BX RC
4/15 at Shenandoah W, 10-4 BX RC RC
4/17 vs. Shenandoah W, 5-4 BX RC RC
4/19 at Gallaudet W, 9-6 BX RC
4/20 at Apprentice School W, 9-1 BX RC RC
4/22 at Salisbury L, 3-2 BX RC
4/23 vs. York (Pa.) W, 5-4 BX
4/23 vs. York (Pa.) W, 10-3 BX RC
5/18 vs. Webster L, 11-1 BX RC
5/19 at Wabash L, 9-3 BX RC RC

All times Eastern (* Conference; • Region)
Overall: 39-7 - Conference: 10-2
2/26 at Greensboro * • W, 3-1 BX BX
2/27 at Greensboro * • W, 14-8 BX BX BX BX RC
3/5 vs. Methodist * • W, 1-0 BX RC
3/5 vs. Methodist * • W, 4-0 BX BX RC
3/12 vs. Ferrum * • W, 15-3 BX BX
3/13 vs. Ferrum * • W, 6-1 BX BX
3/19 at North Carolina Wesleyan * • W, 3-2 BX BX
3/20 at North Carolina Wesleyan * • W, 7-3 BX BX
3/26 at Averett * • L, 13-1 BX BX
3/26 at Averett * • W, 4-1 BX BX RC
4/2 vs. Shenandoah * • L, 12-7 BX BX BX BX RC RC
4/3 vs. Shenandoah * • W, 5-3 BX BX BX BX RC RC

(* Conference; • Region)
2011 Standings
Shenandoah 11-1 37-7
Christopher Newport 10-2 39-7
Methodist 6-6 28-16
Averett 5-7 22-19
Greensboro 4-8 19-19
North Carolina Wesleyan 3-8 14-23-1
Ferrum 2-9 18-20

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Team Quick Facts

Coach: John Harvell
Conference: USAC

Christopher Newport

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 4583
Location: Newport News, VA
Colors: Royal Blue, Silver
Region: South
Field: Captains Park (0)

News Releases

April 20, 2014
Salisbury wins CAC tourney title
Salisbury defeated Christopher Newport 5-1 to win the CAC tournament and joins Linfield as part of...
April 19, 2014
CNU Advances to CAC Championship With Extra Inning Walk-Off Win Over Top-Seeded York (Pa.), 3-2
YORK, Pa. -- Facing elimination for the second time on Saturday, the Christopher Newport baseball...
April 16, 2014
CAC tournament highlights Wednesday action
The CAC tournament was delayed a day but finally got started as the top three seeds York, Salisbury,...
April 16, 2014
CNU's Santalucia Wins CAC Tournament Pitcher's Duel Versus Frostburg, 2-1
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Senior Nick Santalucia (7-0) struck out a career-high 11 batters en route to...
April 12, 2014
Captains Split at League-Leading No. 23 York (Pa.) Behind Bierlein's Fifth Complete Game
YORK, Pa. -- Behind the fifth complete game effort of the season from senior Bryan Bierlein, the...
April 10, 2014
Captains Tie CNU Record for HR in a Gamein 19-7 Rout of Randolph-Macon
ASHLAND, Va. -- With six different players registering round trips, the Christopher Newport...
April 6, 2014
Captains Split CAC Doubleheader at Frostburg State with Ninth-Inning Rally in Game Two
FROSTBURG, Md. -- Wrapping up a difficult six-day stretch in which they played seven games, the...
April 5, 2014
CNU Splits a Pair of 4-3 Contests With Salisbury; Billy Steel Joins 200-Hit Club
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- With a game-tying double in the bottom of the eighth inning, senior shortstop...
April 2, 2014
CNU Offense Continues to Churn With 20-5 Win at Southern Virginia
BUENA VISTA, Va. -- Forced to play seven games in six days because of rainouts earlier this season,...
April 1, 2014
Bryan Bierlein Picks Up 20th Career Win as CNU Drops Mary Washington, 16-2
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The Christopher Newport offense exploded for 21 hits, the most since 2010,...
March 28, 2014
Santalucia Leads CNU in 8-0 Shutout Over Mary Washington
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Senior Nick Santalucia (5-0) tossed eight scoreless innings and the Captains...
March 9, 2014
Captains Fall, 1-0, to Gallaudet in Pitching Duel
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Both starting pitchers combined to throw less than 200 pitches and struck out a...
March 8, 2014
CNU Sweeps Twin Bill Over Marymount, 7-2 & 7-3
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Senior Jacob Vaughan (2-0) tossed his first career complete game and Billy...
February 27, 2014
Gallaudet finally wins, HSC walks-off
Gallaudet 5-2 victory over McDaniel and Hampden-Sydney's 13-12 walk-off win over Christopher Newport...
February 27, 2014

February 25, 2014
Emory and CNU power to wins
Emory and Christopher Newport's offenses were in fine form on Tuesday as they powered to non-confere...
February 25, 2014
CNU Cruises to 9-2 Victory Over Virginia Wesleyan
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Senior Billy Steel reached base in all five plate appearances, going 4-for-4...
February 15, 2014
Emory, Lynchburg get key regional wins
Emory walked-off with a win over Piedmaont and Lynchburg stayed perfect with two wins over Christoph...
February 9, 2014
CTX and CNU get walk-off wins
It was a wild pitch that gave Concordia (Texas) a walk-off win to stay unbeaten, while Christopher...
January 29, 2014
2014 South Regional Preview
It will be the top of a revamped CAC that is expected to make the trip to the D-III Series....
June 8, 2013
Locastro opens draft for D-III nation
Ithaca's standout shortstop was the first D-III player selected in the 2013 MLB amateur draft, in...
June 8, 2013
Locastro first to be selected in MLB draft
Ithaca's standout shortstop was the first D-III player selected in the 2013 MLB amateur draft. He...
April 18, 2013
No. 17 CNU Closes Regular Season With Extra-Inning Win Over Apprentice, 4-2
HAMPTON, Va. -- Sophomore designated hitter Andy Viands came through with a go-ahead two-run single...
April 17, 2013
Engineers win tune-up on Wednesday
MIT goes into a crucial NEWMAC series with Wheaton (Mass.) coming off a 4-3 comeback win. Elsewhere...
April 12, 2013
Top-Seeded Captains Eliminated from USA South Tournament
WILSON, N.C. -- The top-seeded and eighth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (28-11-1) were denied...
April 12, 2013
#5 Seed Piedmont Bumps CNU Into Consolation Bracket With 6-1 Win
ZEBULON, N.C. -- In the second round of the 2013 USA South Baseball Tournament, the fifth-seeded...
April 11, 2013
CNU, Piedmont early winners in USA South Tourney
Christopher Newport and Piedmont won easily to open the 2013 USA South tournament on Thursday. In...
April 11, 2013
Captains Cruise Past #8-Seed Greensboro, 6-1, in USA South Tournament Opening Round
WILSON, N.C. -- Led by the efforts of the newly crowned USA South Pitcher and Player of the Year,...
April 10, 2013
Captains Get Record 10 Baseball All-Conference Nods; Pick Up Three Major Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- In the final year as a member of the USA South Athletic Conference, the...
April 7, 2013
No. 8 Captains Shut Out N.C. Wesleyan in Conference Finale, 9-0
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Led by a solid pitching performance from junior Bryan Bierlein (7-2), the...
April 6, 2013
Twenty-three of the 25 Top 25 teams see action
St. Thomas with an off day and UW-Oshkosh waiting out a postponement are the only two teams that are...
April 6, 2013
No. 8 CNU Clinches USA South Regular Season Championship With Doubleheader Split
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- With a doubleheader split at second-place N.C. Wesleyan today, the eighth-ranke...
April 4, 2013
No. 8 CNU Shuts Out Apprentice School on Senior Day, 8-0
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The eighth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (25-8-1) shut out the Newport...
March 31, 2013
Postponements push games to Sunday
Maine-Farmington, the last team to get on the field, lost to Fisher on a light baseball schedule....
March 30, 2013
No. 8 CNU Splits Doubleheader Against Bridgewater
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- It was a tale of two games in a non-conference doubleheader at Captains Park on...
March 28, 2013
No. 8 CNU Drops Va. Wesleyan
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Sophomore Adam Emerson (3-1) picked up his second win in relief in as many...
March 27, 2013
CNU comeback highlights Wednesday's action
A six-run final inning rally led the eighth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains to a comeback win....
March 27, 2013
No. 8 CNU Escapes Mary Washington, 8-7, With Big 7th Inning
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- A six-run seventh inning rally led the eighth-ranked Christopher Newport...
March 23, 2013
CNU Splits at Averett for USA South Series Win; Shuts Out Averett in Game Two of Doubleheader
DANVILLE, Va. -- Junior Bryan Bierlein and senior closer Ryan Fleischmann combined for the Captains...
March 22, 2013
Ninth-Inning Rally Leads Christopher Newport Over Averett, 3-1
DANVILLE, Va. -- Rookie Jacob Houston snuck a bases loaded two-out single through the left side in...
March 17, 2013
Piedmont Denies No. 4 CNU Series Sweep with 5-3 Win on Sunday
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team was denied its fourth USA...
March 16, 2013
Wheaton finally gets win over Marietta
Twice Wheaton (Mass.) lost to Marietta in the D-III World Series championship game, today they...
March 16, 2013
No. 4 Captains Toss Three-Hitter Against Piedmont, 7-1
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Behind a 15th consecutive quality start in USA South play, the Christopher...
March 15, 2013
No. 4 CNU Beats Piedmont in Conference Series Opener, 8-4
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Junior Billy Steel blasted a two-run home run in the first inning and senior...
March 13, 2013
Salisbury and CNU squared off Wednesday
Salisbury's has a win over two top five teams with their 5-1 win over CNU on Wednesday. Albion...
March 13, 2013
No. 4 CNU Falls to 6th-Ranked Salisbury, 5-1
SALISBURY, Md. -- In the first of two scheduled games against the nationally-ranked Salisbury...
March 10, 2013
Top 25 recap
Adrian stopped a four game losing streak with a win at No. 10 Birmingham-Southern. Top 10 teams...
March 10, 2013
No. 5 CNU Suffers First Conference Series Loss of the Season After 3-2 Setback at LaGrange
LaGRANGE, Ga. -- Despite a 13th straight quality start tossed by its starting pitcher in conference...
March 9, 2013
Heart of the Order Leads No. 5 CNU Past LaGrange, 10-4
LaGRANGE, Ga. -- Powered by 10 hits from the 2-5 batters, the fifth-ranked Christopher Newport...
March 8, 2013
Nothing settled in St. Thomas, UWW split
Starting late Thursday through early Friday, St. Thomas and UWW split a doubleheader. CNU and...
March 8, 2013
No. 5 Captains Fall in Series Opener to LaGrange, 3-1
LaGRANGE, Ga. -- The fifth-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team saw it's six-game winning streak...
March 4, 2013
No. 5 Captains Beat Virginia Wesleyan in Extra Innings, 4-3
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The fifth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains improved to 15-2-1 today,...
March 3, 2013
No. 5 Captains Drop Methodist for Third Conference Series Sweep, 10-2
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fifth-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team converted its third weekend...
March 2, 2013
Fleischmann Breaks USA South Record With Two Saves in Doubleheader Sweep Over Methodist
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- CNU senior right-hander Ryan Fleischmann (Williamsburg, Va.) became the...
February 24, 2013
No. 8 Captains Fall, 2-1, Despite Masterful Pitching Performance by Austin Chrismon
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Junior Austin Chrismon (Newport News, Va.) pitched a masterpiece, striking out a...
February 20, 2013
Darkness Forces Draw for No. 8 CNU at Hampden-Sydney, 7-7
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- For just the third time in head coach John Harvell's tenure, and only the sixth...
February 16, 2013
No. 8 CNU Defeats Maryville, 15-3, in Eight Innings
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Junior transfer Austin Chrismon (2-0) struck out 12 in six innings of work and...
February 14, 2013
No. 8 CNU Suffers First Loss, 11-8, to Randolph-Macon
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The eighth-ranked Captains mounted another comeback on Thursday, erasing a...
February 12, 2013
Offense Leads No. 8 CNU Past Eastern Mennonite, 15-6
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The eighth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains exploded for 15 runs on 15 hits...
February 10, 2013
Sunday recap
Pomona-Pitzer and CNU continued their undefeated seasons on Sunday. Maryville split with Averett...
February 10, 2013
No. 8 CNU Sweeps Ferrum With 2-1 Win on Sunday
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Junior righty Bryan Bierlein (1-0) pitched a gem and junior outfielder Justin...
February 9, 2013
CNU scores eight in comeback win
Saturday's highlights include CNU scoring eight ninth inning runs for the comeback, Ozarks and...
February 9, 2013
Eight-Run Rally in 9th Leads No. 8 CNU Over Ferrum in Doubleheader
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The 8th-ranked Captains trailed 7-0 headed into the bottom of the ninth inning...
February 4, 2013
CNU rolls, Lutes split
On Monday Christopher Newport open up a nine-game homestand with a 16-5 win over Hampden-Sydney....
February 4, 2013
No. 8 Captains Blow Past Hampden-Sydney in Season Opener, 16-5
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- All nine starters finished with at least one RBI and one run scored as the...
January 28, 2013
South Regional Preview
The favorites in the South all reached regional championship games in 2012. Salisbury and Christophe...
May 27, 2012
Whitworth, Wheaton, St. Thomas are Sunday winners
Whitworth avoided elimination and Wheaton (Mass.) will meet St. Thomas in the winners bracket final...
May 27, 2012
Pirates plunder Captains to remain afloat
Whitworth got off to a quick start on Sunday and put Christopher Newport on the next flight home,...
May 26, 2012
Washed out in Wisconsin
Webster sent Kean home in the early game on Saturday, and Mother Nature sent everyone else home for...
May 26, 2012
Rain halts tournament play
At the start of the game, the weather looked promising with a very comfortable breeze and the sun...
May 25, 2012
Defending champs among teams which advance
The defending champ moved into the winners bracket, while both first-time Championship participants...
May 25, 2012
St. Thomas sinks Captains
After the Christopher Newport Captains drew first blood in the bottom of the second, St. Thomas...
May 19, 2012
Captains ground Sea Gulls, head to Appleton
Christopher Newport defeated second seeded Salisbury in the South Region Championship, 12-3 to earn...
May 19, 2012
Wisconsin Bound!! Captains Win South Region Championship, Earn Berth in Baseball Finals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Christopher Newport University baseball team defeated second seeded...
May 19, 2012
Captains Surge Past Hornets For 9-5 NCAA Tournament Win
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Christopher Newport University's baseball team won a back-and-forth NCAA...
May 18, 2012
Captains Close Out Rowan to Advance in NCAA Baseball Tournament
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Christopher Newport University baseball team withstood two late Rowan...
May 17, 2012
Captains Bounce Back to Eliminate Lynchburg in NCAA Regional, 7-1
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Christopher Newport University baseball team bounced back from a...
May 15, 2012
South playoff preview
The South regional is full of post season experience with four teams having made their last trip to...
April 20, 2012
#2 CNU Stunned by Va. Wesleyan, 7-4
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Second-ranked Christopher Newport (30-7) was stunned today, falling 7-4 to...
April 19, 2012
#2 CNU Picks Up 30th Win With 9-1 Victory Over Apprentice
HAMPTON, Va. -- For just the fourth time in school history, the Christopher Newport baseball team...
April 15, 2012
CNU wins USA South title
The second-ranked Christopher Newport Captains scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning...
April 14, 2012
Lindemuth Blast Leads CNU Past Shenandoah in USA South Tournament, 5-3
BURLINGTON, N.C. – A two-out, two-run go-ahead home run off the bat of CNU senior Steven...
April 13, 2012
Captains Beat Methodist in USA South Tournament, 7-4
BURLINGTON, N.C. – Top-seeded Christopher Newport (27-6) used a five-run second inning to...
April 12, 2012
Top-Seeded Captains Walk-Off With Win Against Ferrum In USA South Tournament
BURLINGTON, N.C. – In a back-and-forth battle between top-seeded Christopher Newport (26-6)...
April 11, 2012
CNU's John Harvell Named USA South Coach of the Year; Eight Captains Pick Up All-Conference Honors
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Christopher Newport University head coach John Harvell was named the USA South...
April 9, 2012
Captains Upset in Wild Game at Bridgewater, 13-12
BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- In a game that featured 25 runs, 32 hits, nine errors and eight extra-base hits,...
April 7, 2012
CNU Comeback Denied at #12 Shenandoah, 8-7
WINCHESTER, Va. -- The third-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (25-5, 9-3) trailed 8-1 in the...
April 6, 2012
#3 CNU Clinches USA South Regular Season Title With 6-3 Win Over #12 Shenandoah
WINCHESTER, Va. -- The third-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (25-4, 9-2) clinched the 2012 USA...
April 5, 2012
#3 CNU Blows Past Randolph-Macon, 15-2
ASHLAND, Va. -- The third-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (24-4) scored four runs in the opening...
April 4, 2012
Rookie Walsh Leads #3 CNU Past Apprentice School, 5-3
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Freshman left-hander James Walsh did not shy away from his first collegiate...
April 1, 2012
#3 CNU Slips Past Averett Behind Shoemaker Blast, 5-4
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The third ranked CNU baseball team trailed, 4-3, with two outs in the bottom of...
March 31, 2012
Goldsmith Hurls One-Hit Shutout to Lead #3 CNU Past Averett, 6-0
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Christopher Newport junior Greg Goldsmith tossed the fourth one-hitter in...
March 29, 2012
#3 Captains Sink #5 Salisbury in Extra Innings, 4-2
SALISBURY, Md. -- The highly anticipated regional battle between third-ranked Christopher Newport...
March 25, 2012
#3 Captains Pound N.C. Wesleyan in Conference Doubleheader
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Third-ranked Christopher Newport (19-4, 6-2) swept a USA South Athletic...
March 23, 2012
#3 CNU Beats Tufts University, 9-4
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Sophomore starter Nick Santalucia shook off a rough first inning to lead the...
March 18, 2012
#4 Captains Clipped by Ferrum, 7-6, Despite Outhitting Panthers
FERRUM, Va. -- Despite outhitting the home team on Sunday, 15-11, the fourth-ranked Christopher...
March 17, 2012
Captains Win 14-Inning Game vs. Ferrum, 2-0
FERRUM, Va. -- Both teams were scoreless for nearly a full game and a half in terms of innings...
March 12, 2012
#3 Captains Win Ninth Game in 12 Days; Beat Albertus Magnus, 10-4
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The third-ranked Christopher Newport Captains won their ninth game in the last...
March 11, 2012
#3 Captains Power Past Methodist, 13-0, For Bounce Back Win
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Another dominant pitching performance from junior Greg Goldsmith was somewhat...
March 8, 2012
#3 CNU Sneaks Past Penn State Harrisburg, 8-7, For 7th Straight Win
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- For the second time in three days, the third-ranked Captains found themselves...
March 7, 2012
Fleischmann Ties Career Saves Record in #3 CNU's 3-1 Win
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Junior closer Ryan Fleischmann picked up his 12th career save, tying the...
March 6, 2012
#11 CNU Sweeps Doubleheader on the Road vs #7 Salisbury
SALISBURY, Md. -- In an early season showdown between nationally ranked regional opponents, the 11th...
March 6, 2012
Clutch Hitting Leads #3 CNU Past Catholic, 4-3, in 10 Innings
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The third-ranked Captains (10-2) scored two runs in the top of the ninth and...
March 4, 2012
#4 Captains Shut Out Greensboro, 2-0
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains improved to 9-2 overall, 2-0 in...
March 3, 2012
#4 CNU Picks Up First USA South Win, 9-6 Over Greensboro
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (8-2, 1-0) picked up their first...
March 2, 2012
#4 CNU Beats Gallaudet at Home, 12-5
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (7-2) jumped all over Gallaudet...
March 1, 2012
#4 Captains Bounce Back With 6-1 Win at Hampden-Sydney
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Fourth-ranked Christopher Newport (6-2) scored five runs in the final two...
February 27, 2012
#4 Captains Fall in Pitchers Duel, 3-1
DEMOREST, Ga. -- Despite an impressive start from junior Greg Goldsmith, the fourth-ranked Christoph...
February 26, 2012
#4 Captains Suffer First Loss of Season to #24 Piedmont, 3-2
DEMOREST, Ga. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport University Captains suffered its first loss...
February 25, 2012
#4 Captains Breeze Past Blackburn, 14-4
DEMOREST, Ga. -- CNU scored runs in each of the first five innings to blow past Blackburn College...
February 18, 2012
#7 CNU Slips Past #5 SUNY Cortland, 7-6
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (3-0) pulled out a tight win...
February 15, 2012
#4/7 CNU Pitches Past Randolph-Macon, 2-1
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Christopher Newport improved to 2-0 this season, winning a tight 2-1 decision...
February 9, 2012
#7 Captains Open With Bang; Beat Hampden-Sydney, 17-2
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The 2012 season opener for the seventh ranked Christopher Newport University...
May 19, 2011
Captains Eliminated from NCAA South Regional Tournament; Wabash Wins 9-3
MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- Wabash College (22-21) ended the winningest season in Christopher Newport...
May 18, 2011
No. 2 CNU Upset by Webster in NCAA Regional, 11-1
MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- After nearly a month off from baseball, the No. 2-ranked and top-seeded...
May 16, 2011
2011 South Regional Preview
D3baseball.com looks at the South regional and makes its predictions.
April 23, 2011
#1 CNU Sets Program Wins Mark with Doubleheader Sweep of York
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- With a doubleheader sweep of York College (Pa.), the top-ranked Christopher...
April 22, 2011
Salisbury Upsets Top-Ranked CNU, 3-2
SALISBURY, Md. -- In the final road game of the regular season, top-ranked Christopher Newport...
April 20, 2011
#1 CNU Baseball Drops Apprentice, 9-1
HAMPTON, Va. -- Rookie starter Nick Santalucia held the Apprentice School (21-13) to just three...
April 19, 2011
#1 Captains Drop Gallaudet on the Road, 9-6
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In its first ever game as the #1 team in the country, Christopher Newport...
April 17, 2011
CHAMPS! Captains Win USA South Title Over #1 Shenandoah, 5-4
BURLINGTON, N.C. -- The fourth-ranked Christopher Newport Captains (35-4) won the 2011 USA South...
April 15, 2011
CNU Shuts Out #3 Methodist, 12-0, in USA South Tournament
BURLINGTON, N.C. -- The second-seeded Christopher Newport University Captains improved to 33-4...
April 15, 2011
Captains Upend Top-Ranked Shenandoah in USA South Tournament, 10-4
BURLINGTON, N.C. -- After back-to-back shutouts and dominant pitching performances in the first two...
April 14, 2011
Chitsaz Spins Shutout in USA South Tournament; Captains Win 7-0
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Senior ace Sean Chitsaz set the tone for Christopher Newport University (32-4)...
April 8, 2011
#2 Captains Drop Apprentice at Home, 4-1
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The second-ranked Captains of Christopher Newport improved to 31-4 overall this...
April 7, 2011
Harvell Wins 300th as CNU gets to 30 wins
The second-ranked CNU (30-4) did not make John Harvell wait very long for his 300th career victory,...
April 6, 2011
Bridgewater Stuns #2 CNU With Late Rally, 5-4
BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- In the first game since their highly anticipated series against top-ranked...
April 3, 2011
Captains Earn Split With Top-Ranked Shenandoah; Sting Hornets 5-3
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The second-ranked Captains of Christopher Newport University (29-3, 10-2) were...
April 2, 2011
#2 CNU Falls to Top-Ranked Shenandoah, 12-7
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- In front of a Captains Park record crowd of nearly 1,000, the second-ranked...
March 26, 2011
Captains Win Streak Snapped; Earn Doubleheader Split at Averett
DANVILLE, Va. -- After over a month on the calendar and 26 straight wins, the fifth-ranked Christoph...
March 25, 2011
CNU Wins Another - Captains Improve to 27-1 With 5-3 Win Over Tufts
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The fifth-ranked Christopher Newport University Captains (27-1) came out on top...
March 24, 2011
#5 CNU Runs Streak to 25 With 4-0 Win Over Salisbury
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Behind a dominant pitching and defensive effort, the 5th-ranked Christopher...
March 22, 2011
Timely Hitting Leads No. 5 Captains Past Catholic on the Road, 7-3
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The same day the Captains learned they were the number five team in the country...
March 5, 2011
Chitsaz' Career Day Leads CNU Past Methodist in Pitchers Duel, 1-0
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- In the first game of today's USA South doubleheader vs. Methodist University...
March 5, 2011
CNU Baseball Sweeps Methodist...Captains now 15-1
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. --The Captains of Christopher Newport swept a USA South doubleheader over...
March 2, 2011
Captains Tie Best Start in Program History With Doubleheader Sweep of Staten Island
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- With a doubleheader sweep today over the College of Staten Island (1-4), the...
March 1, 2011
CNU Drops Piedmont for Ninth Straight Win, 6-3
DEMOREST, Ga. -- Christopher Newport University (10-1), ranked 25th in the nation, broke through...
February 28, 2011
CNU Wins Eighth Straight With 7-5 Win Over Johnson & Wales
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Christopher Newport won its eighth straight game, improving to 9-1 on the...
February 27, 2011
Madden Drives in Six As Captains Win Over Greensboro, 14-8
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Christopher Newport won their seventh straight game today, holding off a late...
February 24, 2011
Captains Win Slugfest Against Va. Wesleyan, 16-12
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Christopher Newport University (6-1) outlasted Virginia Wesleyan College (4-3)...
February 19, 2011
Keener Homers Twice to Lead CNU in Upset of #2 Cortland State, 7-3
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Sophomore designated hitter Steven Keener blasted a pair of go-ahead two-run...
February 17, 2011
Lenda, Madden Home Runs Lead CNU Past Randolph-Macon, 12-3
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Christopher Newport University got a grand slam from junior Connor Madden in...
February 16, 2011
Extra-Base Hits Lead CNU Past St. Mary's College, 11-6
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Junior third baseman Luke Saunders led the way for CNU, going 4-for-4 with a...
February 15, 2011
Eagles Hold Off Captains on the Road, 5-3
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Christopher Newport slipped to 1-1 early this season as the University of...
February 9, 2011
Shoemaker Grand Slam Helps CNU Blow Past Hampden-Sydney, 13-0
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Christopher Newport University opened up a 9-run second inning, punctuated by a...

Pitching leads CNU to win, BSC stops skid
Pitching leads the Captains to a 6-0 conference record. Birmingham-Southern stops a two game skid...

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.
  • »Huntingdon all dolled up for dance
  • Huntingdon won its final 14 regular-season games to land an NCAA berth, one year after it was disgusted to be left at home. Last year, the Hawks were 30-12, had won their conference regular-season and tournament championships and didn?t get in.
  • »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?