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NAIA National Championship Recap for May 22

Andrew Bovich
Andrew Bovich

Results from Day 1 of the NAIA Baseball National Championship in Lewiston, ID:

Lee 5, Campbellsville 2

The Flames got a two-run home run by 1B Chris Warters in the top of the first inning, and the winning run on a solo home run by C Chris Dubon in the top of the second. DH Junior Rodriguez added a solo home run in the fourth, and RF Julian Alvarez hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh.

Flames starter Matthew Gilson went 6 2/3 innings, allowed two runs (one of them walked in) on seven hits, struck out five, and walked four. Reliever Josh Rose retired all seven batters he faced, and struck out four of them. Continue reading

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 conference tournament recap for May 7

Wes Kartch
Wes Kartch

Golden State Athletic Conference – at San Diego: #3 Point Loma Nazarene won the inaugural tournament, defeating #24 The Master’s 6-1. The Sea Lions were out-hit 7-6 by the Mustangs, but they broke a tight game open with a grand slam home run in the seventh inning by 3B Wes Kartch. Brandon Dixon got the win.

Appalachian Athletic Conference - at Kingsport, TN: #10 Tennessee Wesleyan won the championship, defeating #14 Union (KY) 5-3. This was the completion of a game suspended the previous day. The winning run came on a sacrifice fly by Matt Stanley in the sixth inning. Jon Swartout, who pitched a shutout on Monday, took over after the suspension, and went the last 4 2/3 innings, didn’t allow a run. Continue reading

NAIA conference tournament recap for May 6

Tyler Kuehl
Tyler Kuehl

Golden State Athletic Conference – at San Diego: #3 Point Loma Nazarene defeated #11 Fresno Pacific 3-2 (12 innings). SS Tyler Kuehl singled in the winning run for the Sea Lions. Steven Winnick pitched four hitless innings in relief for the win. #24 The Master’s then took Fresno Pacific out of the tournament with a 6-5 win. Point Loma Nazarene and The Master’s play for the championship in Thursday.

Sun Conference – at Fort Myers, FL: #7 Embry-Riddle defeated Savannah College of Art and Design 11-4 for the championship. Joel Blomberg and Austin Goolsby hit home runs for the Eagles. Continue reading

NAIA conference tournament recap for May 5

Dan Britton-Foster
Dan Britton-Foster

Sooner Athletic Conference: The entire tournament was cancelled due to bad weather. Both #1 Lubbock Christian and #2 Oklahoma City are hosting sectional tournaments next week.

Golden State Athletic Conference – at San Diego: #3 PointLoma Nazarene defeated #24 The Master’s 4-0. Andrew Bovich pitched eight shutout innings for the Sea Lions, and Kurt Steinhauer hit two home runs. #11 Fresno Pacific defeated Biola 15-12. Point Loma Nazarene and Fresno Pacific meet on Wednesday. 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