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NAIA recap for March 5

Jorge Martinez
Jorge Martinez

#1 Oklahoma City lost their first game of the Season on March 2, but it took 13 innings to do it. The loss was 4-3 to Iowa Wesleyan, who is 9-6. Starter Jorge Martinez pitched ten innings for Iowa Wesleyan, allowed 13 hits, but only three runs. Hector Acevedo held the Stars to two hits over the remaining three innings. Edwin Jimenez hit a sacrifice fly to bring in the winning run.

The Stars are now 18-1. They play a Rogers State team that is 10-6 away-and-home March 5 and 7.

#2 Lee is 18-1, but they trailed going into the bottom of the ninth at Tennessee Temple on March 3. The Flames ended up winning 10-6 in ten innings. Elvis Sosa is hitting .508 with eight home runs for the Flames. Matthew Gilson is 3-0, 0.46 ERA. Next up for the Flames is Emmanuel March 6-7. They get a stiffer test against Trevecca Nazarene on March 10. Continue reading NAIA recap for March 5

NAIA recap for February 12

Joe Zeller
Joe Zeller

Defending champion and #1-ranked Lewis-Clark State opens their season hosting a tournament with College of Idaho, Concordia-Portland, Corban, and Patten Feb. 13-16.

#2 Lee started their season 5-0, including a 10-3 win over Tennessee Wesleyan. They host Virginia Intermont Feb. 13-14.

#3 Oklahoma City started the season 3-0. They host Missouri Baptist (ranked #21 by Collegiate Baseball) Feb. 13-14. Continue reading NAIA recap for February 12

NAIA recap for January 29

Two of the NAIA’s pre-season favorites start their seasons this weekend.

#4 Biola hosts Simpson today.They will then make a trip to Hawaii, playing Hawaii Pacific Feb. 2-3, and Hawaii-Hilo Feb. 4.

#5  Embry-Riddle opens their season in Lakeland, FL, at Southeastern, on Feb. 3.

#10 LSU-Shreveport, already 3-0 on the season, have their home opener against LSU-Alexandria Jan. 30-31, and host Southern Arkansas on Feb. 4. Continue reading NAIA recap for January 29

NAIA Regional Recap for May 6

NAIA Champions of CharacterRegion II – At Azusa Pacific University:

Azusa Pacific 13, Concordia-Irvine 3 (mercy-ruled after 8 innings)

Fresno Pacific 15, Cal Baptist 5 (mercy-ruled after 8 innings)
Jacob Burns 5-5 for the Sunbirds.

Biola 10, Point Loma Nazarene 2
Complete game for Brian Albert of the Eagles, held the Sea Lions to six hits.

Wednesday, May 7 (All times PDT):

11 AM: Concordia-Irvine vs. Cal Baptist (loser out)
2:15 PM: #5 Azusa Pacific vs. Cal Baptist
5:30 PM: #10 Fresno Pacific vs. #19 Biola

Continue reading NAIA Regional Recap for May 6

NAIA highlights for Feb. 12-18

Summary of results for the top NAIA baseball teams:

Lubbock Christian defeated Hardin-Simmons onTuesday, running their record to 10-1. The scheduled series with Division I Houston Baptist was cancelled due to weather. The Chaparrals host Cumberland for four games this weekend.

Oklahoma City swept three games with Oklahoma Christian, and their record is now 9-0. They play Rogers State this week.

Justin Marsh-QuinlanLewis-Clark State won three of four in a tournament they hosted. They defeated College of Idaho 8-3, Whitworth 7-0, Mayville State 6-4, the lost to College of Idaho 3-2 (10 innings). The victory over Whitworth avenged a loss a week earlier, and Michael Guerrero, Brian Bird, and Matt Stabelfeld combined for the shutout, striking out 13. The College of Idaho got their first win over their in-state rival since 2005 without getting an earned run. In the top of the tenth, Perry Hamilton hit a fly ball that was dropped by Warrior outfielder Chris Valencia. Hamilton went to third on a hit by Luke Howarth, then scored when the Warriors failed to complete a double play on a slow roller hit by pinch-hitter Jordan Lanman. Justin Marsh-Quinlan, who was stellar in relief, struck out two in the bottom of the tenth to preserve his first win as a Coyote. Marsh-Quinlan is a transfer from Olympic CC.
Continue reading NAIA highlights for Feb. 12-18

NAIA highlights for Feb. 5-11

Summary of results for the top NAIA baseball teams:

Lubbock Christian won three of four at Texas Wesleyan, and they are 9-1. They play four games against new-to-Division-I Houston Baptist Feb. 15-16.

Oklahoma City swept a double-header at Bacone on Saturday, and defeated Dakota Wesleyan on Sunday. The Stars are 6-0, and they play Oklahoma Christian and Lindenwood next week.

Chad FlettLewis-Clark State defeated College of Idaho (formerly Albertson) twice, 10-0 and 4-3. They split with Division III Whitworth, losing 6-5, and winning 10-2. Whitworth’s win was their first over L-C State since 1999, and Chad Flett got the win for the Pirates. The Warriors host a tournament next weekend with Mayville State, College of Idaho, and Whitworth.

Bellevue did not play last week. They are 0-4 after being swept by Cal Baptist Jan. 31-Feb. 2. They play at Sterling next weekend. Continue reading NAIA highlights for Feb. 5-11

CBB’s NAIA pre-season top 10

David DavisBy: Bob Broughton, tbirdbaseball.net
It’s difficult to handicap NAIA baseball before games have actually been played on the field, because the top NAIA teams rely heavily on JUCO transfers. My first prediction, however, is that this ranking will be more accurate than the one released by the NAIA in November. Here goes: Continue reading CBB’s NAIA pre-season top 10