Tag Archives: D3 baseball

COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2019

One last round of congratulations to the 2019 college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

tennessee wesleyan collegeNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS

Runners-Up – Saint Thomas University Bobcats

2018 Champions – Southeastern University Fire

Concordia Michigan Cardinals LOGONCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – CONCORDIA (MI) UNIVERSITY CARDINALS

Runners-Up – Warner University Royals

2018 Champions – Campbellsville University Tigers Continue reading

6 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

ANOTHER COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPION CROWNED

NCAA Division Two World Series still in progress. 

NCAA DIVISION THREE

Chapman University PanthersCHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: The CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY PANTHERS defeated the BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE PANTHERS in two games to win the 2019 title in D3 baseball. Continue reading

4 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES CONTINUE

The NCAA Division Three Championship series is set – Chapman U will play BSC. D2 continues. 

NCAA DIVISION TWO

Colorado Mesa University Mavericks logoDAY THREE, GAME ONE: The top seeds – the COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY MAVERICKS – faced the 5th seeded UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES. After a scoreless 1st Inning the Mavericks went up 3-0 in the 2nd.

By the 5th Inning Colorado Mesa University led the Mules by a score of 6-3. The University of Central Missouri pulled to within 6-5 in the 6th Inning but no further, making 6-5 the final tally as well. Pitcher Andrew Morris got the win.  Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES CONTINUE IN DIV TWO & THREE

NCAA DIVISION TWO

uc-sandiegotritonsDAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 6 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN DIEGO TRITONS – took on the 3rd seeded CATAWBA COLLEGE INDIANS. Neither team scored during a Pitcher’s Duel that lasted the first 4 Innings.

The 5th Inning saw the Tritons drive in 5 Runs, which also wound up being the last of the scoring for either team. When all was said and done UC-San Diego won the game 5-0 behind Pitcher Preston Mott. Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: NJCAA AND NCAA ACTION

NJCAA DIVISION ONE

Iowa Western ReiversDAY TWO, ONLY GAME PLAYED: The IOWA WESTERN COLLEGE REIVERS took on the CONNORS STATE COWBOYS. A 1-1 2nd Inning tie exploded into a 10-2 Reivers lead in the 3rd.

By the 6th Inning Iowa Western College was on top of the Cowboys by a tally of 16-10. The Reivers added 2 more Runs in the 8th for an 18-10 triumph. Braedyn McLaughlin was the winning Pitcher.

NJCAA DIVISION TWO

Northeast Nebraska HawksDAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 7 seeds – the NORTHEAST (NE) COLLEGE HAWKS – did battle with the 10th seeded MONROE (Rochester) COLLEGE TRIBUNES. Neither of these teams could stop the other from scoring for the first several Innings and by the end of the 5th the Tribunes were on top 11-9.

The Hawks went on top 13-11 in the 8th Inning and with Monroe College notching just 1 lone Run in the 9th, Northeast won the game by a Polo Score of 13-12. Pitcher Alex Potter got the Save.

mesa college thunderbirds logo BIGDAY TWO, GAME TWO: The 3rd seeded MESA COLLEGE THUNDERBIRDS clashed with the 6 seeds – the LINCOLN LAND COLLEGE LOGGERS. After 3 scoreless Innings the Thunderbirds went up 1-0 in the 4th.

Mesa College registered a Shutout of the Loggers and the only other Run scored the rest of the way was by the Thunderbirds in the 7th. Mesa College won it 2-0 behind Pitcher Carter Robinson, who was on the Mound for 9 Iron Man Innings. Continue reading

14 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

COLLEGE BASEBALL: NCAA D3 REGIONALS

NCAA DIVISION THREE

Denison University Big RedADRIAN, MI REGION, DAY ONE: The top seeds – the DENISON UNIVERSITY BIG RED – took on the 4th seeded LA ROCHE COLLEGE REDHAWKS and shut them out 4-0.    ###     And the 2nd seeded HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY STUDENT PRINCES won a 4-3 game for the ages over the 3 seeds – the ADRIAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS.

Cortland State Red Dragons logoCORTLAND, NY REGION, DAY ONE: The top seeded CORTLAND STATE RED DRAGONS did battle with the 4 seeds – the ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY GOLDEN WOLVES – and defeated them 7-3.    ###     And the 3 seeds – the TUFTS UNIVERSITY JUMBOS – folded, spindled and mutilated the 2nd seeded PENN STATE AT HARRISBURG LIONS by a final count of THIRTEEN to FIVE.   

Susquehanna University River Hawks logoBALTIMORE, MD REGION, DAY ONE: The 4 seeds – the SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY RIVER HAWKS – toppled the top seeded COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY LIONS in a 5-4 Instant Classic of an Upset.    ###     And the 2nd seeded JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY BLUE JAYS downed the 3 seeds – the FARMINGDALE STATE RAMS – in a 6-2 affair. Continue reading

12 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

TWO MORE COLLEGE BASEBALL CHAMPS CROWNED

NCCAA

Campbellsville Tigers logoCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The 3rd seeded CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS did battle with the Cinderella 7 seeds – the WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS.

The Royals seized a quick 2-0 lead in the 1st Inning but by the end of the 2nd the score was knotted up at 3-3. In the 4th Inning Warner University went on top 4-3 but in the 5th the Tigers tied things up again at 4-4. The 7th Inning saw Campbellsville U tack on 3 more runs while the Royals could muster just 2 more in the 9th as the Tigers won it 7-6. Justin Phillips pitched for the Save. * THE TIGERS ARE NCCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS * Continue reading

6 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

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

10 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

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

6 Comments

Filed under College Baseball

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

10 Comments

Filed under College Baseball