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COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2017

One last round of congratulations to the college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

LCSC Logo - Primary FullNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS (Threepeat)

Runners-Up – Faulkner University Eagles

2016 Champions – Lewis-Clark State Warriors

Oklahoma Baptist University Bison BIGNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON

Runners-Up – Campbellsville University Tigers

2016 Champions – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison  Continue reading

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COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: ANOTHER CHAMPION CROWNED WHILE OTHER SERIES CONTINUE

*** NCAA DIVISION THREE ***

cal lutheran kingsmen logoCHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The 3 seeds – the CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY KINGSMEN – and the 5th seeded WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE PRESIDENTS were tied up at 1 game apiece headed into this decisive Game Three.

After 2 scoreless Innings the Kingsmen went on top 2-0 in the 3rd. The Presidents fought back to make it a 3-1 game in the 4th Inning and 3-2 to end the 5th. Cal Lutheran University shut out their opponents for the next few Innings while tacking on another run of their own in the 7th and 3 more in the 8th. Washington & Jefferson College could only muster 1 run in the 9th Inning as the Kingsmen took the title with a 7-3 victory. Scott Roberts threw for the win. * THE KINGSMEN ARE CHAMPIONS OF NCAA DIVISION THREE

*** NAIA ***

William Carey CrusadersDAY FOUR, GAME ONE: The 9th seeded WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS continued their Cinderella run, this time against the 6 seeds – the MISSOURI BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SPARTANS. The Crusaders immediately seized a 2-0 edge in the 1st Inning, followed by the Spartans making it a 2-1 score in the 3rd. William Carey University drove in 3 runs in the 4th Inning and SIX in the 5th on their way to a resounding TWELVE to THREE triumph. Pitcher Cole Edgins picked up the win.   Continue reading

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COLLEGE WORLD SERIES CONTINUE IN THE NAIA, NJCAA AND NCAA

*** NAIA ***

William Carey CrusadersDAY THREE, GAME ONE: This elimination game pitted the 9th seeded WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS against the 7 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS. After the Crusaders notched a quick 1-0 lead in the 1st Inning the Drovers took a 5-1 lead in the 2nd. As it turned out, they would not score again. William Carey University cut the USAO lead to 5-2 in the 3rd Inning and then a lengthy Pitcher’s Duel ensued. Finally, in the 9th Inning the Crusaders drove in 4 more runs for a 6-5 victory. Pitcher Braden Smith got the win.

Master's College Mustangs logoDAY THREE, GAME TWO: Another elimination game and another upset followed. The 10 seeds – THE MASTER’S UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS – did battle with the 4th seeded KEISER UNIVERSITY SEAHAWKS. Neither team scored until the 4th Inning, when the Seahawks eked out a 2-1 edge. The Mustangs added 4 more runs in the 5th and 6th Innings before their bats went as cold as Keiser’s. The Master’s University smacked down the Seahawks by a score of 9-2 behind the pitching of Robert Winslow. Continue reading

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COLLEGE WORLD SERIES RESULTS: NCCAA, NJCAA AND NCAA

THE NAIA HAD A DAY OFF, SO THEIR SCORES RESUME TOMORROW.

*** NCCAA ***

Oklahoma Baptist University Bison BIGCHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The top seeded OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON and the 5 seeds – the CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS – were the last two teams standing in the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association). After a scoreless 1st Inning the Tigers went up 2-0 in the 2nd but the Bison cut that to a 2-1 edge in the 3rd.

The score was 3-2 with Campbellsville University on top to end the 4th Inning and the 5th saw the Tigers extend their lead to 6-2. Oklahoma Baptist University fought their way back to within 6-4 in the 6th and by the end of the 8th had knotted things up at 6-6. The 9th Inning ended in the same score but in the TENTH INNING the Bison won it 7-6. Tyler Gibson pitched for the win. * THE BISON ARE CHAMPIONS OF NCCAA BASEBALL

*** NCAA DIVISION TWO ***

Colorado Mesa University Mavericks logoDAY TWO, GAME ONE: The COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY MAVERICKS played the QUINCY UNIVERSITY HAWKS to start the 2nd day in the D2 World Series. The first 3 Innings were a Pitcher’s Duel with neither team scoring but the 4th ended with the Mavericks on top 2-1. The Hawks pulled ahead 3-2 in the 6th followed by Colorado Mesa University exploding in the 7th for 5 runs. It was all but over from there as the Mavericks took the game by a tally of 10-3 behind Pitcher Tyler Day. Continue reading

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COLLEGE WORLD SERIES RESULTS: NAIA, NCCAA, NJCAA AND NCAA

*** NCCAA ***

Oklahoma Baptist University Bison BIGDAY FOUR, FIRST SEMIFINAL: The top seeds – the OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON – did battle with the 2nd seeded EMMANUEL COLLEGE LIONS. The Lions managed a 1-0 1st Inning lead but the Bison knotted things up at 1-1 in the 2nd. After a scoreless 3rd Inning the 4th saw Oklahoma Baptist University take a comfortable 5-1 advantage. That turned into a 7-1 lead in the 5th enroute to a 9-2 smackdown win for the Bison and Pitcher Carson McPherson.

Campbellsville Tigers logoDAY FOUR, SECOND SEMIFINAL: The two teams fighting for the other berth in the title game were the 5th seeded CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS and the 6 seeds – the SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EAGLES. Neither team scored in the 1st Inning but in the 2nd the Tigers eked out a 1-0 edge. It was a Pitcher’s Duel for awhile from there, but the 6th Inning saw the Eagles climb on top 3-1. Cambellsville University pulled to within 3-2 in the top of the 8th but in their at-bat Southwestern Christian University made it a 4-2 game. In the 9th Inning the Tigers drove in 3 more runs for a 5-4 victory. Nick “Mister” Przybylek threw for the win.  Continue reading

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NCAA D3 COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAMS FOR 2017

Oswego_250x250TOP SEED

OSWEGO STATE

Team Name: LAKERS

Record: 28-8

Boston BeaconsSECOND SEED

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT BOSTON

Team Name: BEACONS

Record: 33-10

cal lutheran kingsmen logoTHIRD SEED

CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY

Team Name: KINGSMEN

Record: 31-10 Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2016

LCSC Logo - Primary FullOne last round of congratulations to the college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS

Runners-Up – Faulkner University Eagles

2015 Champions – Lewis-Clark State Warriors  

Oklahoma Baptist University Bison BIGNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON

Runners-Up – Bethesda (CA) University Flames

2015 Champions – Fresno Pacific University Sunbirds  Continue reading

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