February 2, 2014

2014 no-hitters

Jake Perkins was 2-3 in 2013 for the Ferrum Panthers.
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Sophomore righthander Jake Perkins pitched a complete seven-inning, no-hitter in The first game of the D-III season opener as Ferrum posted a pair of non-conference baseball wins over Southern Virginia at Panther Field. Perkins struck out 16 of the 23 batters he faced in the opener, a 3-0 win in Head Coach Ryan Brittle's career debut.



Justin Morrison, Andrew Martin, and Lex Estes combined on a seven inning no-hitter on Tuesday February 18 as the Quakers swept the Maine-Presque Isle Owls. Guilford won the game 12-2.


On February 23, Stevens combined to throw a 13-0 no-hitter between five pitchers in the second game of their season opening doubleheader with Yeshiva. Jayson Yano picked up the win in three innings pitched with five strikeouts. Daniel McIntyre, Mark Poinsett, Zeph Walters and Greg Jakusik tossed four perfect innings in relief with a combined nine punch outs to complete the no-hitter. Walters and Jakusik each struck out the side in their single inning out of the bull pen.


Jake Perkins recorded his second no-hitter this season as Ferrum defeated Maryville 13-0 in the first game of a USA South doubleheader on Satuday March 1 at Panther Field. Perkins threw a complete 9-inning game with 11 strikeouts to get the win.


Pacific Lutheran's Chris Bishop stole the spotlight in the second game of a NWC doubleheader when he pitched the first nine-inning no-hitter in program history to lead the Lutes to a 10-0 win and a sweep of Willamette Saturday March 1 at John Lewis Field. Bishop struck out five and allowed only two baserunners in the game, walking one in the second inning and hitting a batter in the third.


Andy Sadoski tossed the seventh no-hitter in Bridgewater State history.
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Senior righthander Andy Sadoski tossed his first career no-hitter to lead Bridgewater State to a doubleheader split with The Apprentice School on Saturday afternoon in Vero Beach, Florida.


Brett Marcom made history Saturday March 8 throwing a no-hitter at Rockwell Field to help Southwestern complete a 2-0 shutout against Schreiner in game one before rain shortened the second game of the SCAC doubleheader.


The Millsaps Majors Nathan Harrell and James Perkins combined for a no-hitter on Wednesday night March 12 in a 3-1 Majors win. Seven Titans reached base on Wednesday but none got on via a base knock, four errors, two walks and two hit batters to reach base and score a lone tally in the fourth. Harrell and Perkins were rolling on Tuesday with few hard hit balls from the Titans. William Chenoweth sprawled out for a line drive to lead off the eighth to rob the Titans' Tim Coonan of a single. Perkins got a trio of routine fly out to end the game and preserve the no-no.


Sophomore Christian Herstine pitched a no-hitter in Marietta's 8-0 win over Montclair State Thursday March 13. It was the 21st no-hitter in program history and the first since Brian Gasser no-hit Baldwin Wallace in 2011.


Edgewood's Taylor Hillmann threw a no-hitter on Saturday March 15, but Eagles lost 1-0 to Bethel.  Hillmann's no-no was the third in Edgewood history and first since 2006. It is the first time the Eagles have lost a game where they've thrown a no-hitter.


Fred Shepard threw a no-hitter in the second game of a twinbill as Amherst split its doubleheader against Fontbonne Tuesday March 18. Shepard threw a gem with four strikeouts and just one walk in seven innings.


Nick Sarna has the 24th perfect game in D-III Baseball history.
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It was a historic nights at Taft High School in the Bronx as senior right-handed pitcher Nick Sarna became the first Maritime pitcher in modern team history to throw a perfect game as he held the Yeshiva Maccabees without a base runner through seven innings of work as the Privateers defeated Yeshiva by a 13-0 score March 11, 2014.


Emerson's young pitching staff turned in an unforgettable performance. Freshman Cal Laird and Sophomore Jack Capotorto combined for the first no-hitter in school history, winning 2-0.  Laird started the game and went 6.2 innings, striking out six, walking six, and hitting three batters. With two outs in the sevent , Capotorto entered the game and recorded the last seven outs, striking out two along the way.


Fontbonne righthanded senior Jacob Becker threw a no-hitter to open SLIAC play against Principia on March 25. Becker is only the third Griffin to achieve a no-hitter in Fontbonne baseball history, all of which have occurred since April 2010. The 6-0 win was the first shutout of the 2014 season for Fontbonne.


Lebanon Valley combined four pitchers to no-hit Valley Forge Christian while Devin Dellinger drove in six runs and Andrew Wooley had five hits in a 26-1 win on March 27.


Sophomore Tyler Nichoson and freshman Hunter Mehring combined to throw a no hitter for the Panthers and defeat the Illinois College Blueboys 1-0 in a great pitcher duel on March 29. Tyler got the start going three strong innings and striking out four to earn his first college victory. Hunter came in relief and pitched four strong innings and also striking out four.


Union freshman pitcher Jake Fishman tossed a no-hitter in the Dutchmen's 2-0 win over Bard on Saturday March 29 in Fishkill. Fishman struck out seven, walked two and hit a batter to earn the seven-inning no-hitter. Fishman also was involved defensively, registering four assists in the field.


Braden Johnson threw the first nine inning no-hitter for Tranyslvania.
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Freshman Braden Johnson's nine inning no-hitter snagged the Pioneers a series-clenching victory and the first no-hitter in the era of Transylvania baseball, on the way to a sweep of the Defiance Yellow Jackets Sunday March 30. Johnson's no-hitter was the first nine-inning no-hitter in the history of Pioneers baseball, dating back to 1996, and first in the Heartland Conference since Zach Grove threw a no-no against Mount St. Joseph in 2005.


Javier Guerra was the highlight of the game, coming back from an injury to take the mound in his first collegiate start, Guerra completed a seven inning no hit shut-out that included eleven strikeouts on Sunday March 30.


Tyler Ferguson registered a no-hitter as La Roche came up with a doubleheader sweep of conference rival Penn State Behrend on March 31. Ferguson registered 10 strikeouts in the game to break Jeff Butterworth's career strikeout record (172 strikeouts).


For the second time this season Maritime spun a no-hitter on the mound as senior Trevor Cannella held the St. Joseph's Golden Eagles hitless through seven innings in the second game of the doubleheader as the Privateers won by a 4-0 score.


Blake Mcilwain pitched the first no-hitter for Mississippi College in five years.
Mississippi College photo by Aaron Boetsma

Senior Blake Mcilwain tossed Mississippi College's first no-hitter since 2009 in a 2-0 victory over Louisiana College on Saturday April 12 at Allgood Field. Mcilwain struck out seven as he became the first pitcher since Tyler Seaman in 2009 to throw a no-hitter for the Choctaws.


Junior pitcher Josh Makler made Redlands history on Saturday April 12 as he became one of the select few individuals to ever throw a no-hitter for the Bulldogs. Makler struck out a career-best 11 batters in the win.


Freshman David Strandberg threw the second recorded no-hitter in Rochester's baseball history on Sunday April 13, helping the Yellowjackets to a two game sweep of Liberty League opponent Bard College on Sunday.


Old Westbury registered a senior day no-hitter by Arisemendy Nunez in game one's 3-1 victory over the visiting Stevens Ducks from Jackie Robinson Athletic Complex Thursday April 17. Nunez tossed 79 pitches and allowed just three base runners to register his first career no-hitter.  The complete game outing was Nunez's third of the season while the senior fanned four batters with one walk.


Mass-Maritime's Kevin Kwedor threw the second perfect game in 2014.
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Freshman Dillon Weaver tossed a no-hitter with seven strikeouts to lead Ferrum to a 4-0 USA South win over visiting Piedmont this on April 18 at Panther Field.  Weaver pitched all nine innings to help the Panthers post their second win in as many days over the Lions. Weaver's no-hitter is Ferrum's third this season, with all three no-hitters recorded at Panther Field.


Sophomore lefthander Kevin Kwedor threw the first perfect game in the 42-year history of Mass-Maritime baseball on Monday April 21, as he retired all 21 batters he faced and struck out six in a 4-0 victory over MCLA in the opening game of a MASCAC doubleheader played at Commodore Hendy Field.


Senior lefthander Tyler Mitchell earned Greenville's first no-hitter in nearly 20 years with a 13-0 win over Blackburn. Mitchell scattered four walks and piled up seven strikeouts in lowering his season ERA to 3.86 in a team-high 42 innings pitched. The last Panther no-hitter was hurled by Ryan Brisbin on April 6, 1995.


Utica senior Alec Choleva tossed a no-hitter against non-conference rival Keuka

Tuesday May 6 at Kuhl Field. Choleva retired the final 14 batters of the Storm and also added one hit, one run and one RBI on the day.


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