Bridgewater State school officials announced that Greg Zackrison has been named as the Bears' new head baseball coach. Zackrison replaces BSU Hall of Fame skipper Rick Smith who retired after the 2018 season.
Hanover officials announced Grant Bellak as the next head coach of the baseball program Monday, June 11. Bellak comes to Hanover after spending the last seven seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for fellow HCAC institution, Franklin.
Texas Lutheran and Randolph-Macon made their doubleheader days count, and will come back for a final round on Monday to try to advance past Concordia-Chicago and Texas-Tyler. Monday's winners will play in the best-of-three D3CS.
Randolph-Macon broke open a tied game with eight runs in the sixth inning to extend its season with a 14-6 win vs. Misericordia. The Yellow Jackets play with the bracket one title on the line in a late afternoon game with Texas-Tyler.
Misericordia is making its first appearance at the Division III World Series. And it could be said that the reason the Cougars are here is because of relief pitcher Dan Zurowski. John McGraw has more in a feature from Appleton.
Sam Severance was hoping to be in uniform in Appleton, trying to help Wooster win its first Division III baseball national championship. Or at least be there to root on his teammates. Instead, he's at home, saving his strength. A feature by Austin Walther.
Randolph-Macon and Swarthmore survived elimination games on Saturday, while the barbecue came for Oswego State and Wooster. Meanwhile, UT-Tyler and Concordia-Chicago are sitting pretty at 2-0, needing one win to reach the best-of-three championship round.
Swarthmore sent Wooster back to Ohio with a 10-5 win over the top seed in bracket two in the 2018 D-III World Series. Sawyer Lake pitched a complete game to give the Garnets the win and keep them in the bracket into Sunday.
When you see the initials KB on the back of Texas Lutheran's helmets, if you see them at all, know that Keaton Bohrmann, a former team member who died this past October, is very present in the TLU baseball family. Austin Walther tells the story in a D-III World Series feature.
We had a great Friday at the 2018 Division III World Series, bookended by fantastic pitching performances from the great state of Texas. It was Texas-Tyler in the morning and Texas Lutheran under the lights. Get the day's full wrapup here.
Defense was a struggle but it was Texas-Tyler who look a 10-5 win over Oswego State. Blake Maddox's home run in the fourth broke a 4-4 tie as the Patriots extended the Lakers' World Series losing string to three games.
Concordia-Chicago tries to win the final three innings in every game but in the contest with Swarthmore they won the early innings too. CUC came away with a 9-4 win in the teams' Division III World Series opener.
All week, the fans, tournament organizers, and D3baseball.com, will be reflecting on the final series in Appleton, On Thursday, the teams took the final pre-tournament practices and the coaches reflected on their chances to take home the Walnut and Bronze.
Nearly 900 players were nominated, and from those, we selected and announce the 12th annual D3baseball.com All-America team, including the player of the year, pitcher of the year and rookie of the year.
We're happy to bring you an expanded Division III World Series preview, with a page on each team for quick and easy reference for your use throughout the entirety of Division III's final trip to Appleton. Key hitters and pitchers, scouting reports, feature stories and more!
The D3baseball.com All-Region team is back for a seventh season. Our voters worked from more than 800 nominations and collected three teams of worthy honorees, plus player, pitcher, rookie and coach of the year.
Misericordia powered their way to two wins to wrap-up their pass to the D-III World Series. It was a different route for Texas-Tyler who scored four in the ninth to walk off to a series ticket. Wooster took care of business against NCAC rival Wabash to advance.