Washington College head baseball coach Matt Reynolds has accepted the head coaching position at his collegiate alma mater, Division I UMass. Reynolds served as the Shoremen's head coach for the past three seasons.
Cal Lutheran came out with more energy and it showed as the Kingsmen forced a third D-III Championship Series game later in the day with a 12-4 win over Washington and Jefferson in the 2017 NCAA D-III College World Series.
No matter how long Nick Sotiros and North Central stay in Appleton, the senior All-America selection knows his next step in life. Newly armed with an MBA, he's working his way toward becoming a certified public accountant. Austin Walther has more.
Washington & Jefferson put up multiple runs in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings and made it look fairly easy, improving to 2-0 at the 2017 Division III World Series by putting a check on Roanoke, 11-1.
None of the current players at the Division III World Series has ever been here. But W&J coach Jeff Mountain and Oswego State coach Scott Landers each played in the D-III World Series and are sharing that perspective with their teams.
Washington and Jefferson rode the bat of Nick Gatins and the arm of Bryce Schnatterly as the Presidents moved into the winners' bracket with a 4-2 win over Concordia-Chicago, ending the Cougars' 14 game win streak.
Roanoke kept the offensive pressure on and got a huge performance out of the bullpen from a freshman as the Maroons edged Oswego State 8-7 on Friday in their opening game at the 2017 Division III World Series.
The World Series field has one thing in common, it is experience or the lack of it. With so many fresh faces taking the practice field on Thursday, it will work to everyone's advantage having all the teams going through the World Series on an equal footing.
You can't over-emphasize the role pitching will play in the Division III World Series. Even if the wind is blowing out and runs pile up on the scoreboard, a quality, rested hurler late in the game or late in the Series could be huge. Here's where all the key pitchers stand entering Appleton.
Nearly 800 players were nominated, and from those, we selected and announce the 11th annual D3baseball.com All-America team, including the player of the year, pitcher of the year and rookie of the year.
The D3baseball.com All-Region team is back for a sixth season. Our voters worked from nearly 800 nominations and collected three teams of worthy honorees, plus player, pitcher, rookie and coach of the year.
The pairings have been released for the 2017 World Series, and with two pods leading to a best-of-three championship series, it takes a few twists and turns. Check out the bracket, the scoreboard and the rest of our playoff coverage.
Three regionals were played today, and finally, weather was not a factor. Three games were scheduled with Concordia-Chicago earning their World Series bid early in the day. Wheaton (Mass.) won a close one and W&J needed two shots for their regional title.
There are eight trips to Appleton, Wis., up for grabs, and five of them were handed out today. Mass-Boston, Oswego State, Cal Lutheran, North Central and Roanoke each got one, but three will be decided on Monday. Here's where we stand Sunday evening.