Category Archives: Division 2

St. Edwards Hilltoppers down Texas A&M-Kingsville

Bradley Goldsmith


AUSTIN, Texas - St. Edward’s extended its winning streak to eight games Tuesday afternoon, knocking off Texas A&M-Kingsville, 5-1, at Nolan Ryan Field.

St. Edward’s (8-3) got on the board first when left fielder Bradley Goldsmith led off the game with a single through the left side and came around to score on a Texas A&M-Kingsville (6-3) throwing error. The Hilltoppers tacked on another two runs in the second inning when Goldsmith delivered a two-run single to left field.
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Bryant splits on Monday

WINTER PARK, Fla. — The Bryant University baseball team wrapped up its season-opening weekend in Florida with a 1-1 day on Sunday, completing the sweep of Northeast-10 rival Bentley College while dropping another contest to host Rollins College.

The Bulldogs took an 8-7 win over the Falcons in the first game on 5-of-5 hitting from senior captain Jason Alexander (two RBI, one run scored) and 3-of-6 hitting from sophomore Taylor Ferguson (one run). Continue reading

Bryant splits another Doubleheader

WINTER PARK, Fla. – Sophomore first baseman Garrett Stenhouse (Warwick, R.I./Pilgrim HS) had four hits and four RBI, including a three-run homer during a six-run seventh, but Bentley’s comeback bid came up just short as the Falcons dropped a 10-9 decision to Bryant University in non-conference college baseball Sunday afternoon at Rollins College’s Alfond Stadium. Continue reading

Bryant splits Season Opening Doubleheader

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Bryant University baseball team opened up its 2008 season with a convincing 12-3 victory over Northeast-10 rival Bentley College in Game One of a Saturday doubleheader played at Rollins College.

The Bulldogs (1-0) got its 12 runs off 18 hits while holding the Falcons (0-1) to just three runs off nine hits, two unearned. Continue reading

Ouachita Baptist split pair with Northeastern State.


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The second-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team got good pitching performances by Steve Smith and Sean O’Rourke as the Tigers split a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon, losing the opener 3-2, but taking the second contest, 11-8 at Rousy Field.

In the second contest, Ouachita Baptist (7-1) jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a Justin Pennell two-run homer. However, Northeastern State (4-4) tied the game in the bottom of the first inning on a two-run shot by Justin Delay.

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Franklin Pierce Unanimous Top Choice in NCBWA Northeast Preseason Poll

RINDGE, N.H. (February 4, 2008) – Franklin Pierce University is the unanimous top choice in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America’s (NCBWA) Division II Northeast Regional preseason poll. Franklin Pierce, the defending Northeast Region and Northeast-10 regular season and tournament champions, received all nine first place votes by the committee. East Coast Conference regular season and tournament champion Adelphi University was picked second with 73 points. Northeast region and NE-10 Tournament runners-up Bryant University is third, followed by the University of Massachusetts Lowell in fourth and Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference champions Caldwell College rounds out the top five. The entire top ten, plus those receiving votes is listed below. Continue reading

Ouachita Baptist rally to defeat Drury!


ARKADELPHIA – Chandler Boyce had his first collegiate home run as the third-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team rallied to defeat Drury, 6-4, Sunday afternoon at Rab Rodgers Field.

The Panthers (2-2) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning off Tigers starter Zach Wilbanks and took a 3-0 advantage into the bottom of the third.

Blake Lockwood, who reached on a two-out error, scored on Boyce’s homer over the center field wall to cut the Drury deficit to 3-2. The Panthers added a run in the fourth, but Ouachita Baptist (6-0) exploded with three in the bottom half of the inning.

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Ouachita Baptist routs Upper Iowa 28-7!


JoeDan Poulter belted a pair of home runs and Rudy Jovanovski drove in four as the third-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team set a school record for runs scored as the Tigers pounded Upper Iowa , 28-7, Saturday afternoon at Rab Rodgers Field.

Ouachita Baptist (5-0) raced out to a 6-0 lead after one inning and added eight in the second to take a 14-0 margin into the top of the third. Upper Iowa added a pair on the third, but the Tigers countered with a run in the bottom of the third and four in the fourth to put the game away.

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Chris Dinges’ home runs propels St Edwards Hilltoppers past Newman!


AUSTIN, Texas - Center fielder Chris Dinges hit three home runs to help the Hilltoppers slug their way past Newman, 16-7, Saturday afternoon at Lucian-Hamilton Field.

St. Edward’s (3-3, 3-0 HC) got off to a fast start against Newman (0-3, 0-3 HC). The Hilltoppers tallied six runs on seven hits in the first inning. Left fielder Bradley Goldsmith led off the game with a solo home run to left field. Right Fielder Mike Hancock added a two-run single and first baseman Dexter Moreno knocked an RBI double to right center field. Catcher Adam Wolotira and shortstop Anthony Spagnolo also collected RBI hits in the inning.
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