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NAIA National Championship Recap for May 26

Junior Rodriguez

Junior Rodriguez

Results from Day 4 of the NAIA Baseball National Championship in Lewiston, ID:

Lee 5, Berry 3 (Berry eliminated)

Brandon Cuniff and Josh Rose combined for a three-hitter that took only two hours and 15 minutes to play. Cuniff pitched the first 5 1/3 innings, allowed two runs on three hits, struck out three. Rose pitched the remaining 3 2/3 innings, allowed one run on one hit, struck out four. Cuniff got the win, and Rose got a save. Continue reading

NAIA National Championship Recap for May 25

Chris Warters

Chris Warters

Results from Day 3 of the NAIA Baseball National Championship in Lewiston, ID:

Lee 5, Fresno Pacific 4 (Fresno Pacific eliminated)

Chris Warters hit a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning to give the Flames their first lead of the game, and Pablo Lopez shut down the Sunbirds for the final three innings to keep the Flames in the tournament. Continue reading

NAIA National Championship Recap for May 23

Drew Saberhagen

Drew Saberhagen

Results from Day 2 of the NAIA Baseball National Championship in Lewiston, ID:

Southern Polytechnic 6, Campbellsville 5 (Campbellsville eliminated)

Southern Polytechnic, who came into the tournament ranked #5, got a home run in the top of the ninth by CF Josh Grooms to avoid a two-and-out exit. The Hornets trailed 4-3 going into the seventh, but they scored two runs in the top of the seventh on sacrifice flies by Grooms and DH Daniel Hester to take the lead for good. Grooms batted in four of the Hornets’ six runs.

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NAIA National Championship Preview

NAIA Baseball National Championship logoSchedule for the first day of the 53rd NAIA Baseball National Championship, Friday, May 22, Harris Field, Lewiston, ID (all times PDT):

8:30 AM: #8 seed Campbellsville (39-10) vs. #9 Lee (50-12)

Campbellsville (Campbellsville, KY) is making their first trip to the Baseball National Championship. They are the champions of the Mid-South Conference. Continue reading

NAIA sectional tournament results for May 14

Marcus Limon

Marcus Limon

Results from the third day of the first-ever NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round, for May 14:

At Lubbock, TX:

#1 Lubbock Christian was upset by #18 Wayland Baptist 6-2. Marcus Limon pitched a complete game for the Pioneers, scattered nine hits, struck out 14. The Chaparrals’ starter, Jakob Cunningham, also went the distance, allowed eight hits, struck out nine. Continue reading

NAIA sectional tournament results for May 13

Brent Weaver

Brent Weaver

Results from the second day of the first-ever NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round, for May 13: Continue reading

NAIA sectional tournament results for May 12

Chris Daniels

Chris Daniels

Results from first day of the first-ever NAIA sectional tournaments, officially the Baseball National Championship Opening Round, for May 12:

At Lubbock, TX:

#1 Lubbock Christian picked up where they left off in the regular season, defeating William Jewell 28-2. The Chaparrals scored seven runs in the second inning, and 18 runs in the eighth inning. William Jewell used six pitchers.

#18 Wayland Baptist defeated Northwood (TX) 8-6. Continue reading

NAIA top 25 and recap for May 8

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

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL WON LOST TOTAL
POINTS
1 1 2 Lubbock Christian 44 6 653
2 2 3 Oklahoma City 48 7 631
3 3 1 Point Loma Nazarene 37 11 605
4 4 10 Berry 42 14 586
5 6 4 Southern Polytechnic 48 8 551
6 7 12 Embry-Riddle 41 12 549
7 5 6 Lewis-Clark State 36 13 499
8 T8 5 Campbellsville 35 9 481
9 10 15 Tennessee Wesleyan 43 13 471
10 T8 9 Lee 47 12 451
11 T11 22 Bellevue 39 10 450
12 13 8 British Columbia 37 11 428
13 T11 7 Fresno Pacific 33 18 400
14 14 18 Union (KY) 43 10 376
15 20 24 Lindenwood 43 10 354
16 16 37 Madonna 38 10 308
17 19 20 Malone 44 12 293
18 23 16 Wayland Baptist 40 13 280
19 22 21 LSU-Shreveport 41 14 256
20 RV 11 Biola 34 22 181
21 18 35 William Carey 33 20 174
T22 17 19 Southern Nazarene 37 13 158
T22 RV 65 Savannah College of Art and Design 38 21 158
24 25 42 Saint Xavier 39 13 142
25 RV 46 Kansas Wesleyan 38 15 138

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 22, Point Loma Nazarene 1 Continue reading

NAIA Top 25 and Recap for April 28

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 28, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 1 2 Lubbock Christian 42-5 622
2 2 4 Oklahoma City 45-7 600
3 3 1 Point Loma Nazarene 34-11 576
4 7 10 Berry 38-12 551
5 6 5 Lewis-Clark State 33-10 547
6 4 3 Southern Polytechnic 43-7 513
7 9 15 Embry-Riddle 37-12 511
8 11 8 Lee 45-10 444
8 10 6 Campbellsville 33-8 444
10 20 19 Tennessee Wesleyan 39-13 422
11 15 24 Bellevue 35-9 400
11 14 7 Fresno Pacific 32-15 400
13 8 9 British Columbia 32-10 394
14 5 20 Union (KY) 40-9 377
15 17 23 Warner 35-14 336
16 13 30 Madonna 35-8 324
17 19 17 Southern Nazarene 37-10 280
18 16 31 William Carey 32-18 240
19 25 14 Malone 38-11 232
20 22 25 Lindenwood 39-10 217
21 21 57 Spring Arbor 28-9 206
22 18 22 LSU-Shreveport 39-12 203
23 24 18 Wayland Baptist 39-11 174
24 RV 16 The Master’s 33-17 170
25 RV 42 Saint Xavier 33-12 103
11 Azusa Pacific 32-16
12 Auburn-Montgomery 32-19
13 Biola 32-20
21 Trevecca Nazarene 32-18

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 22 Continue reading

NAIA announces sites for sectional tournaments

The NAIA has announced the following locations for sectional tournaments, which will take place May 12-15:

Host Location
Lubbock Christian University Lubbock, TX
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, OK
Berry College (Southern States Athletic Conference) Mount Berry, GA
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, FL
Lee University Cleveland, TN
Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
William Carey University Hattiesburg, MS
Lindenwood University St. Charles, MO
Great Plains Athletic Conference Sioux City, IA

The winners of these nine tournaments will go to the NAIA Baseball National Championship in Lewiston, ID May 22-29. The host team, Lewis-Clark State, gets an automatic bid, and does not participate in the sectional tournaments. Continue reading