Webster assistant coach Zach Bishop was named the new head coach for Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., by Westminster College officials. Bishop replaces Denny Hughes, who retired at the end of the 2019 season.
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Babson, Heidelberg, Washington & Jefferson punched their ticket early in the day with Johns Hopkins and Webster joining shortly after. Birmingham-Southern, Chapman, and Webster earned spots and all saw UMass-Boston win an if needed game to advance.
Johns Hopkins and W&J had the easiest path to a weekend opening win as Heidelberg, Babson, UMass-Boston, and Webster all needed runs in the 7th inning or later to get a Friday win. Two more games are on tap as Chapman and BSC host games.
Cortland broke out the bats to advance to the super regionals, W&J and Johns Hopkins secured spots next as the 16 team super regionals took shape. Concordia-Chicago extended their regional into Monday with a 14-13 win in extra innings over Baldwin Wallace.
For the second consecutive season and 10th time in school history, Webster will be bringing the SLIAC Tournament trophy home to Webster Groves as the Gorloks took down Spalding 10-5 here Sunday afternoon.
Dallas scored n the 12th inning to upset No. 5 Texas Lutheran to salvage one in a three game set. Marietta and Westminster (Mo.) split their doubleheaders with ranked conference foes Heidelberg and Webster.
Webster collected back-to-back walk-off wins here Friday at GCS Credit Union Ballpark to sweep both ends of doubleheader against Buena Vista University and give Webster head coach Bill Kurich his 400th career coaching win
Denison finished their series with Ferrum with a win on Monday, scoring in the ninth for the winning margin. In the Top 25, Webster and Rhodes split their doubleheaders with the Gorloks winning their three game set.
The two additional teams in the NCAA Tournament, expanding the field from 56 to 58 teams, land here, turning the Central Regional from a six-team regional to an eight-team regional. Whether that means a team will be more tested, or just less rested, remains to be seen.
For the first time since 2014, Webster will be bringing home the SLIAC Tournament Championship trophy to Webster Groves as the top-seeded and seventh-ranked Gorloks posted an 8-0 shutout win Saturday evening over Greenville.
Spokane was added as the regional host in late March. Adrian and the MAC was announce as NCAA Regional hosts in mid February. William Peace and Cortland were tabbed to host Regionals in 2017 with Webster, Mass-Maritime and St. Scholastica added in early 2018.
D3baseball.com's Pitcher of the Year, Josh Fleming, had his name called in the fifth round of the MLB draft as the first D-III player taken. Eleven other standout D-III players had their names also announced as the draft concluded.
Nearly 800 players were nominated, and from those, we selected and announce the 11th annual D3baseball.com All-America team, including the player of the year, pitcher of the year and rookie of the year.
The #26 Webster University baseball team downed the #16 Washington University Bears, 5-3, on April 12 at GCS Ballpark. In what was a see-saw battle early, a three-run fourth inning and stout relief pitching by Brandon Smith and Johnny Lord carried the Gorloks to their seventh straight win.
The Webster University baseball team defeated the 5th-ranked University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 4-0, at the Russ Matt Central Florida Invitational, on March 14 in Auburndale, FL. The Gorloks, cracking the poll themselves at #18 this week, went with Johnny Lord for his first start on the mound for the season and he responded with 6 1/3 scoreless innings for the win.
Call this the "W" regional. Wartburg, Washington U, and Webster are the odds on favorites to take the Central crown. Last year it was another W that advanced out of the Central Regional, Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Webster and Washington & Jefferson will host Regionals in the 56-game NCAA Playoffs again this year. UW-Whitewater will host for the first time since 2014. Each Regional winner will advance to the D-III College World Series in Appleton, Wisc.
Zack Getsee has been named the Transylvania baseball team head coach, the Transylvania Athletics Department announced. Getsee becomes the fourth head coach since Transylvania reintroduced baseball to its athletic offerings in 1997.
The #19 ranked Webster University baseball team beat perennial powerhouse Linfield College, 7-1, on March 11 in Orange, CA. Jack Bensinger threw a complete game for the win for the Gorloks, as the Webster offense rapped out 12 hits and scored in four different innings.
With only one national champion in its history, the Division III Central Region may not fit the bill of a traditional baseball power. But what the region might lack in historical starpower, it makes up for in depth—the Central boasts close to a dozen teams with reasonable hopes of qualifying for the NCAA tournament this season.