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COLLEGE BASEBALL: MORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPS

Five more tickets punched to the NAIA National Tournament.

RIVER STATES CONFERENCE

Rio Grande Red Storm Big OCHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The last 2 teams standing in this Conference Tournament were the 4 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE (OH) RED STORM – and the 3rd seeded INDIANA UNIVERSITY AT KOKOMO COUGARS. When the Cougars grabbed a 6-1 lead in the 1st Inning few could have guessed this game would last TWELVE INNINGS.

The Red Storm kept IU-Kokomo off the scoreboard for the entire rest of the game while adding Runs in the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th and 9th Innings for a 6-6 tie. Neither team scored in the 10th or 11th but Rio Grande emerged with a 7-6 victory in the 12th. Zach Harvey pitched for the win. * THE RED STORM ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE RSC TOURNAMENT *

THE SUN CONFERENCE

thomas-university-night-hawks-bigCHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The Cinderella 6th seeded THOMAS UNIVERSITY NIGHT HAWKS remained THE story of the Sun Conference tourney as they battled the 3 seeds – the WEBBER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WARRIORS – for the title.

A 1-0 Night Hawks edge in the 2nd Inning became a 1-1 tie in the 4th. Thomas University drove in 3 more Runs in the 5th Inning to take a 4-1 advantage and rode 3 more in the 7th to a 7-1 triumph. Chance Carter was the winning Pitcher. * THE NIGHT HAWKS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE SUN CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS ROLL ON

CHICAGOLAND COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

TRINITY CHRISTIAN TROLLDAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 4 seeds – the TRINITY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TROLLS – took the diamond against the 8th seeded INDIANA UNIVERSITY AT SOUTH BEND TITANS. Neither team drove in a Run until the Titans grabbed a 2-0 lead in the 3rd Inning.

The Trolls pulled to within 2-1 in the 4th, then knotted things up at 2-2 in the 5th. The score remained deadlocked until the bottom of the 9th when Trinity Christian College won the game 3-2. Trolls Pitcher Bryan Vanderlee got the W. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: MORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT RESULTS

SOUTHERN STATES ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

brewtonparkerDAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 8 seeds – the BREWTON-PARKER COLLEGE BARONS – played an elimination game against the 5th seeded BLUE MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOPPERS. After 2 Scoreless Innings the teams were knotted up at 1-1 in the 3rd.

A 2-2 tie in the 6th Inning became a 3-2 Barons edge in the 7th before the Toppers wound up leading 6-4 in the 8th. In the 9th Brewton-Parker College forced extra Innings with a 6-6 deadlock. Neither team scored in the 10th Inning but the Barons won it 8-6 in the 11th for Pitcher Jacob Johnson. Continue reading

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MORE COLLEGE BASEBALL POSTSEASON ACTION

AMERICAN MIDWEST CONFERENCE

Belleville LynxDAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 6 seeds – the LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY AT BELLEVILLE LYNX – played an elimination game against the 7th seeded HARRIS-STOWE STATE HORNETS. The Hornets grabbed a 1-0 edge in the 1st Inning, which stood until the Lynx tied the game at 1-1 in the 3rd.

From there LU-Belleville shut out Harris-Stowe State while adding 2 runs each in the 5th and 6th Innings. The Lynx won the game 5-1 for Pitcher Dylan Chisholm, who was on the Mound for 9 Iron Man Innings. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS CONTINUE

APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

point universityDAY ONE, GAME ONE – The 5 seeds – the POINT UNIVERSITY SKYHAWKS – took the diamond against the 4th seeded REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Should be the Rottweilers). After a scoreless 1st Inning the Skyhawks went on top 4-0 in the 2nd. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL POSTSEASON UNDERWAY FOR 2019

The Conference Tournaments have begun in the divisions of College Baseball covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

GOLDEN STATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Hope International University RoyalsDAY ONE, GAME ONE: The 3 seeds – the HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ROYALS – started things off against the 2nd seeded ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM. The Firestorm seized a quick 4-0 lead in the 1st Inning but the Royals made it a 4-2 game in the 2nd.

Arizona Christian University extended their lead to 5-2 in the 3rd Inning following which neither team scored in the 4th. Hope International U put up 5 more runs in the 5th Inning for a 7-5 advantage. The Royals notched 1 more run in the 9th to end the scoring, winning the game 8-5. Pitcher Henry Martinez got the W. Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Southeastern University Fire NEWNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) – 1. SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE    ###     2. OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS    ###     3. TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS    ###     4. FAULKNER UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Should be the Furies)    ###     5. UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS PATRIOTS    ###    

georgia gwinnett6. GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GRIZZLIES    ###     7. LSU-SHREVEPORT PILOTS (Riverboat Pilots)    ###     8. UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS    ###     9. CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY PHOENIX    ###     10. SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY (FL) BOBCATS    ###     Continue reading

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