2016 Baseball News

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    July 20, 2016
    Baseball Earns Team Academic Excellence Award Whitworth has been recognized with the 2015-16 Team Academic Excellence Award, presented by the ABCA.
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    May 27, 2016
    Hughes, Druffel Garner National Honors Garrett Hughes is a DIII Gold Glove winner and Jeremy Druffel is an honorable mention All-American, based on accomplishments in 2016.
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    May 25, 2016
    Druffel, Smith Named All-West Region by ABCA Senior outfielder and freshman starting pitcher Hugh Smith added to their postseason accolades with All-West Region honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association.
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    May 23, 2016
    Druffel, Smith Earn All-West Region Honors 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.
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    May 20, 2016
    Texas-Tyler Edges Whitworth 6-4 late 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.
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    May 20, 2016
    Whitworth Eliminated by PLU 8-5 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.
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    May 19, 2016
    2016 Spokane Baseball Regional Website Click here for information about the NCAA DIII regional tournament, including schedules, team info, hotel info and more.
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    May 19, 2016
    Whitworth Tops CWRU in Regional Opener Hugh Smith threw 6.1 strong innings and Garret Hughes homered to lead the Pirates to an 8-5 win over Case Western Reserve.
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    May 17, 2016
    Whitworth Set to Begin West Regional Whitworth will open the West Regional, hosted at Avista Stadium, against Case Western Reserve on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.
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    May 16, 2016
    Bucs Receive At-Large Bid, Will Host Regional 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.
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    May 05, 2016
    Condreay Named to Academic All-District Team Sophomore shortstop Joel Condreay has been named to the 2016 Capital One Academic All-District 8 Division III Baseball Team by CoSIDA.
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    May 01, 2016
    Baseball Edges Puget Sound on Senior Day, 6-5 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.
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    April 30, 2016
    Whitworth Splits Saturday DH with UPS 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.
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    April 28, 2016
    Baseball to Host UPS in Non-Conference Tilt 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.
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    April 26, 2016
    Seven Bucs Selected All-NWC, Ramsay Named COY 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.
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    April 24, 2016
    PLU Edges Pirates To Claim NWC Tournament Title 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.
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    April 23, 2016
    Bucs Fall to PLU, Top Pacific to Reach Title Game 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.
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    April 22, 2016
    Top-Seeded Whitworth Scores Early, Tops Pacific 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.
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    April 20, 2016
    Top-Seeded Pirates Set to Host NWC Tournament 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.
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    April 19, 2016
    2016 NWC Baseball Tournament Info and Website Click here for schedules, ticket info, links, maps and other information for the 2016 Northwest Conference baseball tournament.
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    April 17, 2016
    Bucs Capture Outright NWC Regular Season Title Whitworth earned a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Willamette on Sunday in Oregon and won the outright regular season Northwest Conference title.
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    April 16, 2016
    Baseball Splits at Willamette, Clinches Share of NWC Title 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.
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    April 14, 2016
    Baseball Looks to Clinch NWC Title at Willamette 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.
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    April 10, 2016
    Pirates Rally to Top Pacific, Clinch Playoff Berth 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.
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    April 09, 2016
    Baseball Splits with Pacific on Saturday 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.
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    April 07, 2016
    Baseball to Host Pacific for NWC Series 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.
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    April 05, 2016
    Kingma, Hayes Named Whitworth/Subway Student-Athletes of Month Freshman starting pitcher Ryan Kingma and sophomore first baseman Chelsey Hayes have been named Whitworth / Subway Student-Athletes of the Month for March.
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    April 03, 2016
    Linfield Tops Whitworth to Claim Series 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.
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    April 02, 2016
    Baseball Splits at Linfield on Saturday 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.
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    March 31, 2016
    Baseball Headed to Oregon for Series at Linfield 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.
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    March 29, 2016
    Five Pirates Earn NWC Weekly Honors 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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    March 26, 2016
    Baseball Sweeps Lewis & Clark, Reaches 20 Wins The No. 10 Whitworth baseball team built its win streak to eight games and reached the 20-win plateau, completing a series sweep of Lewis & Clark with an 11-3 win on Saturday at Merkel Field.
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    March 25, 2016
    Baseball Earns Commanding DH Sweep of L&C Daniel Casanova and JT Phelan each homered twice as the No. 10 Pirates scored 24 runs and pounded out 33 hits during a sweep of the Pioneers on Friday. Whitworth won the opener, 12-0, and nightcap, 12-4.
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    March 22, 2016
    Baseball to Play at Whitman, Host Lewis & Clark The No. 10 Pirates play a non-conference doubleheader at Whitman Tuesday before returning home to face Lewis & Clark at Merkel Field on Friday and Saturday.
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    March 20, 2016
    Baseball Completes Sweep at Puget Sound Ryan Kingma pitched seven innings and Nate Lamberty went 4-for-4 in helping lead No. 14 Whitworth to a 5-2 over Puget Sound on Sunday in western Washington.
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    March 19, 2016
    Baseball Sweeps DH at Puget Sound The Pirates scored three runs in the third inning en route to a 4-2 win during the opener before breaking a tie in the nightcap with three runs in the sixth inning for a 6-3 victory on Saturday in western Washington.
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    March 18, 2016
    Baseball Headed to Puget Sound The Pirates begin a stretch of eight games in the span of a week on Saturday, facing the Loggers for a three-game series in western Washington.
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    March 13, 2016
    Whitworth Tops Pacific Lutheran 7-3, Takes Series Ryan Kingma went 7 ⅓ innings on the mound while JT Phelan and Jordan McGowan helped lead the offense as Whitworth scored four times in the seventh inning to pull away for the series finale victory on Sunday at Merkel Field.
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    March 12, 2016
    Whitworth and PLU Split Saturday Doubleheader Pacific Lutheran broke a 5-5 tie with a run in top of the ninth inning to claim a 6-5 win in the opener before T.J. Orchard tossed eight strong innings en route to a 3-1 Whitworth win in the nightcap on Saturday at Merkel Field.
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    March 09, 2016
    Baseball Returns Home to Host Pacific Lutheran The No. 14 Pirates host the 2015 NWC regular season champion Pacific Lutheran Lutes on Saturday and Sunday in a three-game series at Merkel Field.
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