2016 Baseball News

  • Baseball Earns Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 20, 2016
    Whitworth has been recognized with the 2015-16 Team Academic Excellence Award, presented by the ABCA.
  • Hughes, Druffel Garner National Honors
    May 27, 2016
    Garrett Hughes is a DIII Gold Glove winner and Jeremy Druffel is an honorable mention All-American, based on accomplishments in 2016.
  • Druffel, Smith Named All-West Region by ABCA
    May 25, 2016
    Senior outfielder and freshman starting pitcher Hugh Smith added to their postseason accolades with All-West Region honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association.
  • Druffel, Smith Earn All-West Region Honors
    May 23, 2016
    D3Baseball.com has named senior outfielder Jeremy Druffel an All-West Region First Team pick while freshman starting pitcher Hugh Smith has been named to the All-West Region Third Team.
  • Texas-Tyler Edges Whitworth 6-4 late
    May 20, 2016
    UT-Tyler scored four times in the bottom of the eighth to pull out a 6-4 win over Whitworth in the NCAA DIII Baseball Regional on Friday.
  • Whitworth Eliminated by PLU 8-5
    May 20, 2016
    Whitworth's baseball season came to an end on Friday with an 8-5 loss to PLU in the NCAA DIII West Regional at Avista Stadium.
  • Whitworth Tops CWRU in Regional Opener
    May 19, 2016
    Hugh Smith threw 6.1 strong innings and Garret Hughes homered to lead the Pirates to an 8-5 win over Case Western Reserve.
  • Whitworth Set to Begin West Regional
    May 17, 2016
    Whitworth will open the West Regional, hosted at Avista Stadium, against Case Western Reserve on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.
  • Bucs Receive At-Large Bid, Will Host Regional
    May 16, 2016
    Whitworth baseball has received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament and will compete at the West Regional, hosted by Whitworth and the Spokane Sports Commission at Avista Stadium Wednesday through Saturday.
  • Condreay Named to Academic All-District Team
    May 05, 2016
    Sophomore shortstop Joel Condreay has been named to the 2016 Capital One Academic All-District 8 Division III Baseball Team by CoSIDA.
  • Baseball Edges Puget Sound on Senior Day, 6-5
    May 01, 2016
    Whitworth used a four-run fourth inning to build a 6-2 lead before holding off visiting Puget Sound for a 6-5 non-conference win on Senior Day Sunday.
  • Whitworth Splits Saturday DH with UPS
    April 30, 2016
    A complete game pitching performance led the Loggers to a 6-1 win over Whitworth in the series opener before the Pirates responded to take a 10-8 win in the nightcap on Saturday at Merkel Field.
  • Baseball to Host UPS in Non-Conference Tilt
    April 28, 2016
    The No. 19 Pirates will face Puget Sound at Merkel Field on Saturday and Sunday. Sunday's finale will feature Senior Day recognition for the Pirates' three seniors.
  • Seven Bucs Selected All-NWC, Ramsay Named COY
    April 26, 2016
    Head coach Dan Ramsay was named the NWC Coach of the Year on Tuesday while Jeremy Druffel, Jordan McGowan and Hugh Smith each earned First Team All-NWC honors to lead a group of seven Pirates to net All-NWC accolades.
  • PLU Edges Pirates To Claim NWC Tournament Title
    April 24, 2016
    Tyler Thompson's solo home run in the second inning proved to be the difference as second-seeded Pacific Lutheran edged top-seeded Whitworth, 6-5 to claim the NWC Tournament title on Sunday at Merkel Field.
  • Bucs Fall to PLU, Top Pacific to Reach Title Game
    April 23, 2016
    Second-seeded PLU took a 7-3 win from the Pirates before Whitworth bounced back to top Pacific, 6-5, at Merkel Field on Saturday. With the win over Pacific, Whitworth advanced to Sunday's championship round for a rematch with the Lutes.
  • Top-Seeded Whitworth Scores Early, Tops Pacific
    April 22, 2016
    The host and top-seeded Pirates scored four runs in the first inning and Hugh Smith threw 8 ⅔ innings as Whitworth topped Pacific, 5-3, in the NWC Tournament opener on Friday afternoon at Merkel Field.
  • Top-Seeded Pirates Set to Host NWC Tournament
    April 20, 2016
    The Whitworth baseball team will host the NWC Tournament at Merkel Field Friday through Sunday. Pacific Lutheran, George Fox and Pacific join the Pirates to compose the tournament field for the double-elimination tournament.
  • 2016 NWC Baseball Tournament Info and Website
    April 19, 2016
    Click here for schedules, ticket info, links, maps and other information for the 2016 Northwest Conference baseball tournament.
  • Bucs Capture Outright NWC Regular Season Title
    April 17, 2016
    Whitworth earned a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Willamette on Sunday in Oregon and won the outright regular season Northwest Conference title.
  • Baseball Splits at Willamette, Clinches Share of NWC Title
    April 16, 2016
    The No. 10 Pirates bounced back from a loss in 10 innings during the opener at Willamette to claim a 7-2 win in the nightcap and clinch at least a share of the NWC title along with hosting privileges for the upcoming NWC Tournament.
  • Baseball Looks to Clinch NWC Title at Willamette
    April 14, 2016
    No. 10 Whitworth will look to capture the regular season NWC title and top seed in the upcoming NWC Tournament during a three-game series at Willamette on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Pirates Rally to Top Pacific, Clinch Playoff Berth
    April 10, 2016
    Facing an early 5-1 deficit, the Pirates rallied with seven runs in the fifth inning before holding off the Boxers for an 11-9 win on Sunday at Merkel Field.
  • Baseball Splits with Pacific on Saturday
    April 09, 2016
    Whitworth rallied to claim a 3-2 win with a three-run eighth inning in the opener before Pacific belted four home runs en route to a 12-3 win during the nightcap on Saturday at Merkel Field.
  • Baseball to Host Pacific for NWC Series
    April 07, 2016
    The conference-leading and No. 10 ranked Whitworth baseball team welcomes Pacific (Ore.) to Merkel Field this weekend in a series featuring the top two teams in the NWC standings.
  • Kingma, Hayes Named Whitworth/Subway Student-Athletes of Month
    April 05, 2016
    Freshman starting pitcher Ryan Kingma and sophomore first baseman Chelsey Hayes have been named Whitworth / Subway Student-Athletes of the Month for March.
  • Linfield Tops Whitworth to Claim Series
    April 03, 2016
    The Wildcats homered three times and held the Whitworth offense to two runs on five hits en route to a 5-2 win on Sunday at Roy Helser Field in Oregon.
  • Baseball Splits at Linfield on Saturday
    April 02, 2016
    Whitworth won the opener 7-4 and Linfield took the second game 8-2 as the Pirates and Wildcats split an NWC baseball doubleheader on Saturday.
  • Baseball Headed to Oregon for Series at Linfield
    March 31, 2016
    The No. 8 Pirates will look to extend their eight-game win streak and remain atop the NWC standings during a three-game series at Linfield on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Five Pirates Earn NWC Weekly Honors
    March 29, 2016
    Seniors Kerry Wright and Drew Brigham, junior Shannon Wessel, sophomore Andrew Bloom and freshman Hugh Smith were each named a NWC Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of March 21-27.
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