2019 Baseball News

  • Local officials recognize baseball's national championship
    October 09, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team’s national championship was formally recognized by the Orange City Council on Tuesday as well as several local officials.
  • Fox named ABCA DIII Assistant Coach of the Year
    August 15, 2019
    One more award came through for the Division III National Champions with the American Baseball Coaches Association selecting the Panthers’ Geoff Fox as the NCAA Division III Assistant Coach of the Year. Fox celebrated his sixth and final season with the Panthers in 2019.
  • National champs earn academic recognition
    July 29, 2019
    While chasing and winning a national title, the Chapman University baseball team also held its own in classroom to earn national recognition. The Panthers earned the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coached Association for the third year in a row.
  • 221 Panthers honored as SCIAC All-Academic
    July 08, 2019
    Chapman University’s student-athletes matched their record number with 221 SCIAC All-Academic selections in for the 2018-19 school year. The Panthers had the fourth-most selections of the nine schools in the SCIAC.
  • ABCA honors Laverty as Division III Coach of the Year
    June 28, 2019
    One more award came through with for the Chapman University baseball team after the conclusion of the Division I season. The American Baseball Coaches Association announced that head coach Scott Laverty as the NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year.
  • Peck named ABCA Division III Pitcher of the Year
    June 24, 2019
    It was a memorable season in more ways than one for Chapman University graduate Tyler Peck and he has one more piece of hardware to remember it by. The American Baseball Coaches Association announced that Peck has been selected as the NCAA Division III Pitcher of the Year.
  • Baseball tops polls, Zeisler headlines All-Tournament team
    June 10, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team ended the season as the consensus No. 1 team in the nation and eight players were honored on the All-Tournament team following Chapman’s national championship run.
  • Peck taken by Cardinals in 28th round
    June 06, 2019
    Is anyone having a better week than All-American pitcher Tyler Peck? The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Peck in the 28th round of the 2019 MLB Draft less than 24 hours after the Chapman University baseball team won the national championship.
  • Laverty named D3baseball.com Coach of the Year
    June 06, 2019
    After guiding the Chapman University baseball team to the national championship this week, head coach Scott Laverty was named the D3baseball.com National Coach of the Year. This is Laverty’s first national coaching honor in his 20th season as a Head Coach and sixth at Chapman.
  • Chapman wins game one of National Championship series
    June 04, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team beat Birmingham-Southern College 6-4 in the first game of the best-of-three National Championship series. Senior Tyler Peck started in his final career game, striking out four batters while allowing three runs in seven innings pitched.
  • Chapman baseball wins 2019 Division III National Championship
    June 04, 2019
    The 2019 Chapman University baseball team is the 2019 NCAA Division III National Champion after routing Birmingham-Southern College 11-0 in the second game of the best-of-three series.
  • Chapman baseball National Championship bound
    June 03, 2019
    With their second 8-4 win over the University of Massachusetts Boston Beacons, the 2019 Chapman University baseball team is headed to the National Championship series. Senior Jonathan Hernandez stepped up for the Panthers, moving to 10-0 on the season with an eight-inning gem.
  • National Championship: 5 Things to Know
    June 03, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team takes on Birmingham-Southern College in the best-of-three NCAA Division III National Championship series.
  • Baseball keeps playoff hopes alive with big win over Wash. & Jeff.
    June 02, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team kept their World Series hopes alive with an 8-4 victory over Washington and Jefferson in the first elimination game. The bullpen was clutch for the Panthers as sophomores Cody Turner and Nick Garcia combined for six innings pitched and kept Chapman in the game.
  • Panthers force win-or-go home game with UMB
    June 02, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team handed the University of Massachusetts Boston Beacons their first loss of the World Series earlier this afternoon, beating the side 8-4 in its second elimination game of the day. The Panthers had an explosive 10th inning to live to see another day of World Series baseball.
  • Baseball still in it after first double-elimination loss
    June 01, 2019
    The Chapman University Panthers fell to the University of Massachusetts Boston Beacons 10-6 in the winner’s bracket of the 2019 NCAA Division III World Series. Six different Panthers tallied at least one RBI in the effort.
  • Panthers win game one of World Series
    May 31, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team advanced to the winner’s bracket of the 2019 NCAA Division III National Championship with a 6-3 win over Washington & Jefferson earlier this evening. Sophomore Mack Cheli stepped up as the designated hitter, knocking in two RBIs on 2-for-3 hitting.
  • More All-American accolades for pitching duo
    May 30, 2019
    Another set of All-American honors came through for the Chapman University baseball team as both senior starting pitcher Tyler Peck and sophomore reliever Nick Garcia landed First Team honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association. The pair of pitchers earned the same accolades from D3baseball.com.
  • NCAA Division III World Series: 5 Things to Know
    May 29, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team heads to Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the Division III Baseball College World Series. The Panthers are one of eight teams left in the elite tournament.
  • Peck, Garcia earn All-America First Team honors
    May 28, 2019
    Two members of the Chapman University baseball team earned D3baseball.com All-American honors earlier this morning. Senior starting pitcher Tyler Peck and sophomore reliever Nick Garcia both landed spots on the First Team All-America list.
  • Pitching trio honored on ABCA All-Region Teams
    May 28, 2019
    With the release of the American Baseball Coaches Association’s All-Region teams, the Chapman University baseball team doubled down on its trio of selections. Senior Tyler Peck was named the West Region Pitcher of the year, sophomore Nick Garcia landed First Team honors and senior Jonathan Hernandez took Second Team honors.
  • Panthers World Series bound after thrilling walk-off win
    May 25, 2019
    With their second walk-off win the past three games, the Chapman University baseball team is headed to the NCAA Division III College World Series in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Panthers defeated Concordia University Texas 3-2 in thrilling fashion to punch their ticket to the World Series.
  • Baseball takes 1-0 series lead behind Zeisler's two home runs
    May 24, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team beat the visiting Concordia University Texas Tornados 11-3 in the first game of the NCAA Division III Super Regional round this afternoon. Sophomore Henry Zeisler hit not one, but two home runs to knock in four runs for the Panthers while senior Jonathan Hernandez allowed just three runs in his third complete game this season.
  • Peck honored as Pitcher of the Year, three Panthers earn All-Region
    May 23, 2019
    Three members of the Chapman University baseball team earned d3baseball.com All-West Region honors earlier this afternoon. Senior Tyler Peck received All-Region Pitcher of the Year as well as a spot on the First Team. Sophomore Nick Garcia joined Peck on the First Team and senior Jonathan Hernandez earned Second Team honors. Head coach Scott Laverty received his first career Coach of the Year honors.
  • NCAA Super Regional: 5 Things to Know
    May 22, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team is hosting the Super Regional round of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship this weekend, May 24-25.
  • Hart Park set to host NCAA Super Regional
    May 21, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team scored a dramatic walkoff victory in game five of its best-of-five NCAA Regional against Whitman to advance to the Super Regionals against Concordia University Texas. The Panthers were awarded the host site for the best-of-three Super Regional beginning on Friday.
  • Baseball walks off to reach NCAA Super Regional
    May 19, 2019
    The comeback kings did what they do best in the win-or-go-home final of the regional round of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship earlier this evening. The Panthers came from behind with a ninth-inning walk-off sacrifice bunt to beat Whitman College and earn a spot in the Super Regional round next weekend.
  • Baseball takes 2-1 series lead
    May 18, 2019
    Five late runs led the Chapman University baseball team to a crucial 9-4 win in the third game over Whitman in the NCAA best-of-5 Regional. The Panthers pounded out 16 hits to put up the nine runs and take a 2-1 series lead.
  • Baseball falls in game four, series tied 2-2
    May 18, 2019
    The Chapman University fell 5-2 to Whitman College earlier this evening in game four of the best-of-five NCAA Division III Baseball Regional. The Panthers and the Blues are now tied up 2-2 in the series, forcing a winner-take-all game tomorrow afternoon.
  • Baseball comes back to take game one
    May 17, 2019
    The Chapman University baseball team overcame an early deficit to take game one of the NCAA Regional 10-5 over visiting Whitman. The Panthers used a six-run fourth to change the momentum and key the victory.
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