STORM LAKE - Buena Vista junior baseball players Gage Smart and Bryce Rheault continue to add to their respective postseason accolades after both were named All-Americans by D3baseball.com as announced on Tuesday.
Buena Vista University junior second baseman Bryce Rheault highlights the list all-conference honors for the Beavers this season by being voted on as the league's Position Player of the Year, announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Three others were also named all-conference along with one honorable mention selection.
Buena Vista continued its hot streak on Saturday afternoon by knocking off top-seed and 12th-ranked Coe College for the second time in as many days, 5-1, to claim the program's third-ever conference tournament championship.
CEDAR RAPIDS - The Buena Vista University baseball team continued its hot streak on Saturday afternoon on Perfect Game Field inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium by knocking off top-seed and 12th-ranked Coe College for the second time in as many days, 5-1, to claim the program's third-ever conference tournament championship.
CEDAR RAPIDS - Nick Henrichs held Coe to just three hits over 5.2 innings before giving way to the bullpen and also registered two hits and an RBI at the plate to help push the Buena Vista University baseball team past top-seeded Coe College, 4-0, and earn a spot into Saturday's championship game of the American Rivers Conference Baseball Tournament.
STORM LAKE – The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday afternoon in thrilling fashion as the Beavers scored a run in the eighth inning of game two and held on for the 1-0 victory which completed the three-game sweep of visiting Dubuque and give the team the second seed and a first round bye in next week's American Rivers Conference Tournament.
STORM LAKE - Peyton Renning doubled, tripled and scored twice and the first three hitters in the Buena Vista line-up combined to go 6-for-12 in the contest, as the Beavers opened a big home series against the University of Dubuque with a hard fought 3-2 victory to move into a tie for second place in the American Rivers Conference standings with just two games to go.
PELLA - Sophomore Nick Henrichs pitched 6.2 scoreless innings and got the aid of some timely extra base hits by the offense, as the Buena Vista University baseball team secured game one of the three-game weekend series at Central College with a 3-1 victory on Friday afternoon.
STORM LAKE - Junior Bryce Rheault belted a three-run home run to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a 4-2 victory in the opener of Sunday's doubleheader while Ryley McGregor plated the go-ahead run in a 5-4 victory in game-two as the Beavers swept the Duhawks to win the series and even their American Rivers Conference record.
STORM LAKE - Sophomore Nick Henrichs went seven strong innings, allowing just five hits and striking out a career-high nine, but he wasn't given much run support on Friday night, as the Beavers managed only two hits during a tough 2-1 loss to visiting Loras College in the opening game of a three-game weekend series.
STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista baseball team hosted Hamline University in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon for the first home games of the year for the Beavers, and the team ended the day in walk-off fashion with a thrilling 11-10 comeback victory in game two to salvage a doubleheader split after the Pipers won 7-5 in the opener.
INDIANOLA - Buena Vista broke a 2-2 tie with a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning at Simpson College on Friday night, and that was more than enough for Gage Smart who came on in relief to retire all nine batters and send the Beavers to a 4-2 victory on McBride Field to begin American Rivers Conference play.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Buena Vista jumped out to an early 5-1 lead on Tuesday morning against St. John's, and then held off a Johnnies rally in the ninth that saw the winning run left at second, as the Beavers held on for a 5-4 victory to close out their spring trip to the desert.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Senior Peyton Renning singled home a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth inning which capped an exciting 11-10 comeback victory for the Buena Vista University baseball team on Friday evening against Lourdes.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Buena Vista scored four times in the first inning, got two more big runs in the sixth, and scored six times with two outs in the contest en route to an 8-4 victory over Bethany Lutheran to get its annual spring break trip started off on a solid note.
STORM LAKE - Buena Vista senior outfielder Peyton Renning had a monster week at the plate during the team's four-game weekend series against Grinnell College, and for his performance he has been named the American Rivers Conference Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending, March 10.
TOPEKA, Kan. - The bats came to life a bit more on Saturday for the Buena Vista baseball team as it combined for 32 hits over the two games but had to settle for a doubleheader split against Grinnell College in a doubleheader played here at the Bettis Family Sports Complex.
The Buena Vista baseball team finally had a chance to get its 2019 season underway on Friday by playing an afternoon doubleheader at 17th-ranked Webster University, but the Gorlocks handed the Beavers a pair of heartbreaking defeats to begin the year, winning in walk-off fashion in both games, 4-1 (10 inn.) and 3-2.
STORM LAKE - Coming off its first losing season in over a decade, the Buena Vista baseball team is eager to get back out on the field in 2019 and put itself back into the mix of conference title contenders at season's end.
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.
Jake Hadaway pitched seven innings, allowing just two unearned runs, and the Buena Vista baseball team scored three runs in the seventh inning to help lift it to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Luther College in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams played in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday afternoon.
The bats appeared to be in mid-season form on Friday as the Buena Vista baseball team began its 2017 campaign with a pair of lopsided victories down in St. Louis over both Fontbonne and UW-Platteville, respectively.
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its postseason baseball awards on Monday, and the Buena Vista University team was well represented. Senior Neil Marshall highlights the team by being named the IIAC Position Player of the Year.
It was a day of rallies for the Buena Vista baseball team on Saturday as the Beavers scored two in the ninth inning to defeat Coe, 9-8, before overcoming a 6-1 deficit to #12 Wartburg before the Knights score two in the ninth and one in the 10th to win 10-9.
The Buena Vista University baseball team scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings before adding a pair of late insurance runs in the eighth en route to a 6-0 victory over Simpson on Friday night at the Iowa Conference Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids.
The Buena Vista University baseball team takes the field at 4:00pm Thursday afternoon to begin play in the 2016 Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium. The second-seed Beavers will take on the winner of third-seed Luther and sixth-seed Simpson.
The #23 Buena Vista baseball team clubbed four more home runs, scored 20 total runs and got stellar starting pitching, as the Beavers finished off the four-game series sweep at Luther College on Monday afternoon with 10-2 and 10-1 victories, respectively.