Southwestern officials announced J.C. Bunch as the Pirates' head baseball coach. Bunch arrives in Georgetown following 11 seasons as assistant coach at SCAC rival Trinity. Since 2015, he also served as the recruiting coordinator for the Tigers.
Washington College officials announced the hiring of Cory Beddick as the College's new head coach. Beddick comes to Chestertown from Hood , where he served as that institution's first-ever head baseball coach.
John Poss has been named the first head coach of the new Wilson College baseball program according to Director of Athletics Lori Frey. Poss will be tasked with putting together a team that will begin competition during the 2018-19 academic year.
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.