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NAIA recap for March 10th

#1 Lubbock Christian split a double-header with Division II Angelo State, losing 10-4 and winning 9-1. RF Austin Lasprilla was 2-4 with four RBI for the Rams in the first game. In the second game, Shane Ingram got a win in his first start of the season, holding the Rams to one hit in four innings. The Chaparrals swept Northwestern Oklahoma State over the weekend, and their record is now 17-7. Ingram is their ERA leader, at 1.93.  Upcoming: Oklahoma Christian March 12-13.

#2 Lewis-Clark State is 14-1. They got two wins last weekend against Division II Central Washington. The Warriors will play their first road games of this season at Concordia-Portland March 12-14 and Division II Saint Martin’s March 15-16. Continue reading NAIA recap for March 10th

NAIA recap for February 17

After splitting four double-headers, #1 Lubbock Christian finally moved above .500 with an 11-0 win over Lindenwood (8-2, with two wins over Auburn-Montgomery). Paul Gonzalez, Hunter Scott, and Tanner Vickers combined for the shutout. 2B Richard Bohlken went 2-3 with three RBI. Joe Staley leads the defending champions in hitting with a .435 average, and Paul Gonzalez is 1-0, 0.00 ERA, and 15 strikeouts with 12 1/3 innings pitched. Upcoming: Texas-Brownsville Feb. 19-20.

Steven Taft#2 Lewis-Clark State started their season the same way as 2009, with an opening weekend loss to Concordia-Portland. CF Calvin Nagy scored the winning run in the top of the ninth to give Concordia a 7-6 win, but the key performance for the Cavaliers was by reliever RHP Steven Taft, who came on in the fifth inning, and pitched four scoreless innings, scattering four hits, and picking off two baserunners. Taft got the win. Continue reading NAIA recap for February 17

NAIA top 25 and recap for April 14

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 14, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 1 1 Lubbock Christian 36-4 622
2 2 4 Oklahoma City 40-5 597
3 3 3 Southern Polytechnic 37-5 581
4 4 2 Point Loma Nazarene 29-9 562
5 5 18 Union (KY) 32-5 546
6 6 7 Lewis-Clark State 25-8 508
7 10 6 British Columbia 27-7 473
8 16 8 Fresno Pacific 27-12 452
9 11 12 Berry 32-10 438
10 9 5 Campbellsville 29-7 422
11 15 15 Embry-Riddle 32-12 414
12 8 26 Madonna 28-5 412
13 12 10 Lee 37-9 389
14 7 9 Azusa Pacific 28-11 384
15 14 25 Bellevue 24-9 375
16 17 28 William Carey 28-14 321
17 20 16 LSU-Shreveport 35-10 282
18 19 17 Southern Nazarene 32-9 271
19 13 27 Warner 29-14 264
20 21 44 William Woods 28-8 212
21 RV 23 Cumberland 24-15 179
22 24 21 Tennessee Wesleyan 30-12 172
23 22 13 The Master’s 29-14 155
24 NR 36 Lindenwood 28-9 113
25 RV 82 Spring Arbor 20-8 96
11 Auburn-Montgomery 26-16
14 Wayland Baptist 32-10
19 Trevecca Nazarene 26-16
20 Biola 23-18
22 College of Idaho 25-13
24 Malone 26-10

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 22 Continue reading NAIA top 25 and recap for April 14

NAIA Top 25 and recap for April 7

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 7, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL

2009
RECORD

TOTAL
POINTS

1 1 1 Lubbock Christian 33-4 590
2 2 3 Oklahoma City 36-4 568
3 3 2 Southern Polytechnic 32-4 557
4 4 4 Point Loma Nazarene 26-9 531
5 7 22 Union (KY) 30-5 506
6 9 7 Lewis-Clark State 21-6 479
7 6 5 Azusa Pacific 28-9 464
8 10 13 Madonna 26-3 456
9 8 6 Campbellsville 27-6 430
10 13 9 British Columbia 25-7 422
11 12 11 Berry 27-8 417
12 15 10 Lee 33-8 368
13 16 25 Warner 27-12 366
14 14 27 Bellevue 21-8 351
15 11 20 Embry-Riddle 28-12 302
16 24 8 Fresno Pacific 25-10 291
17 RV 28 William Carey 25-13 270
18 20 16 Trevecca Nazarene 25-13 254
19 RV 21 Southern Nazarene 30-8 246
20 5 17 LSU-Shreveport 30-10 235
21 NR 40 William Woods 25-7 151
22 18 14 The Master’s 26-13 149
23 25 23 College of Idaho 22-10 140
24 RV 24 Tennessee Wesleyan 28-11 115
25 NR 53 William Jewell 27-8 112
12 Wayland Baptist 29-10
15 Malone 22-8
18 Biola 21-17
19 Auburn-Montgomery 22-15

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 19, Southern Polytechnic 2 Continue reading NAIA Top 25 and recap for April 7

NAIA top 25 and recap for March 24

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for March 24, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 5 7 Lubbock Christian 26-3 647
2 1 2 Oklahoma City 28-3 612
3 3 1 Point Loma Nazarene 20-7 607
4 9 6 Southern Polytechnic 23-3 581
5 6 8 LSU-Shreveport 29-4 571
6 7 4 Azusa Pacific 23-6 529
7 8 26 Union (KY) 21-5 497
8 12 5 Campbellsville 21-3 494
9 4 Spring Arbor 7-3 467
10 10 9 Lewis-Clark State 12-6 429
11 18 15 Madonna 21-2 428
12 21 21 Berry 21-5 422
13 11 29 Embry-Riddle 24-10 388
14 13 22 Bellevue 14-6 378
15 2 13 Lee 26-6 376
16 14 3 British Columbia 17-6 341
17 RV 28 Warner 21-10 306
18 15 10 The Master’s 22-9 285
19 RV 18 Wayland Baptist 24-8 274
20 22 16 Lindenwood 14-3 204
21 20 45 Montreat 16-6 189
22 RV 32 Saint Francis 14-4 186
23 RV 27 Trevecca Nazarene 18-12 137
24 23 12 Fresno Pacific 18-9 126
25 RV 11 Malone 13-3 113
14 College of Idaho 14-8
17 Northwood (FL) 23-6
19 Biola 16-13
20 Auburn-Montgomery 16-13
23 Cal State San Marcos 15-8
24 William Penn 18-7
25 Southern Nazarene 23-7

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 17, Point Loma Nazarene 5, LSU-Shreveport 1 Continue reading NAIA top 25 and recap for March 24

NAIA Regional Recap for May 8

NAIA Champions of CharacterRegion I – At Nat Bailey Stadium, Vancouver, BC:

Lewis-Clark State 11, Concordia-Portland 3
The Warriors have never lost to Concordia-Portland during the 32 years that Ed Cheff has coached them.

College of Idaho 3, British Columbia 0
Jake Bottari gets a four-hit, complete game shutout for the Coyotes. College of Idaho 3, UBC 0 Story from tbirdbaseball.net

Friday, May 9 (All times PDT):

10 AM: British Columbia vs. Concordia-Portland
2 PM: #2 Lewis-Clark State vs. College of Idaho
6 PM: 10 AM winner vs. 2 PM loser

All Lewis-Clark State games are webcast by KOZE.
All British Columbia games are webcast by 777online.

Region II – At Azusa Pacific University:

Azusa Pacific 18, Fresno Pacific 12

Concordia-Irvine 12, Biola 6 (Biola eliminated)

Concordia-Irvine vs. Fresno Pacific (late; Concordia led 21-12 in the eighth inning)

Friday, May 9:

2 PM: Azusa Pacific vs. Concordia-Fresno Pacific winner

Continue reading NAIA Regional Recap for May 8

Steve Bray named head coach of Concordia-Irvine

Steve Bray has been named the new head coach of the Concordia-Irvine baseball program for the 2007-2008 season. Bray has spent the last three seasons as the pitching coach for the Eagles. He brings a strong background including pitching with San Mateo for two seasons before transferring to South Carolina for his junior season. His appointment should give the Eagles a presence in California since he is from the area originally. Thanks to the members of The UBC Thunderbird Baseball Fan Page for the information.