Buena Vista Beavers

Overall: 34-18 - Conference: 16-8
3/5 at Westminster (Mo.) W, 8-1 BX
3/5 vs. Grinnell W, 4-1 BX
3/6 at Grinnell L, 3-2 BX
3/6 at Westminster (Mo.) W, 6-3 BX
3/12 at Nebraska Wesleyan W, 9-0 BX
3/12 at Nebraska Wesleyan W, 6-3 BX
3/19 at Calvin L, 9-6 BX
3/20 vs. Hamline W, 13-3 BX
3/20 at Hamline W, 10-5 BX
3/21 vs. Calvin W, 11-4 BX
3/23 vs. UW-Superior L, 24-14 BX
3/24 at Hamline L, 5-4 BX
3/25 vs. Eastern Connecticut L, 11-3 BX
3/28 vs. Bethany Lutheran W, 5-4 BX
4/1 at Dubuque * • L, 11-10 BX
4/2 at Dubuque * • W, 8-4 BX
4/2 at Dubuque * • W, 13-11 BX
4/5 vs. Wartburg * • W, 15-4 BX
4/5 vs. Wartburg * • L, 3-2 BX
4/8 vs. Luther * • L, 3-1 BX
4/9 vs. Luther * • W, 7-2 BX
4/9 vs. Luther * • W, 6-3 BX
4/13 at Wartburg * • W, 2-1 BX
4/16 at Coe * • L, 6-2 BX
4/17 at Coe * • L, 6-0 BX
4/17 at Coe * • L, 8-0 BX
4/22 vs. Simpson * • W, 5-1 BX
4/23 vs. Simpson * • W, 5-0 BX
4/23 vs. Simpson * • W, 15-1 BX
4/27 vs. Central * • W, 9-7 BX
4/29 at Loras * • L, 5-4 BX
4/29 at Loras * • W, 2-0 BX
4/30 at Loras * • L, 11-1 BX
5/3 at Central * • W, 7-2 BX
5/3 at Central * • W, 5-2 BX
5/6 vs. Cornell * • W, 9-5 BX
5/7 vs. Cornell * • W, 6-4 BX
5/7 vs. Cornell * • W, 12-2 BX
5/8 vs. Gustavus Adolphus W, 6-1 BX
5/8 vs. Gustavus Adolphus W, 4-1 BX
5/12 vs. Wartburg L, 5-3 BX
5/13 vs. Luther W, 7-6 BX
5/13 vs. Simpson L, 7-3 BX
5/18 at Carthage W, 8-1 BX RC
5/19 at Illinois Wesleyan W, 7-1 BX RC
5/20 at Illinois Wesleyan W, 7-6 BX
5/21 vs. Carthage L, 12-7 BX
5/21 vs. Carthage W, 7-6 BX RC RC
5/27 vs. UW-Whitewater W, 5-4 BX RC
5/28 at Keystone W, 8-5 BX RC
5/29 at Marietta L, 5-1 BX RC RC
5/30 vs. Chapman L, 3-2 BX RC

All times Eastern (* Conference; • Region)
Overall: 34-18 - Conference: 16-8
4/1 at Dubuque * • L, 11-10 BX
4/2 at Dubuque * • W, 8-4 BX
4/2 at Dubuque * • W, 13-11 BX
4/5 vs. Wartburg * • W, 15-4 BX
4/5 vs. Wartburg * • L, 3-2 BX
4/8 vs. Luther * • L, 3-1 BX
4/9 vs. Luther * • W, 7-2 BX
4/9 vs. Luther * • W, 6-3 BX
4/13 at Wartburg * • W, 2-1 BX
4/16 at Coe * • L, 6-2 BX
4/17 at Coe * • L, 6-0 BX
4/17 at Coe * • L, 8-0 BX
4/22 vs. Simpson * • W, 5-1 BX BX BX
4/23 vs. Simpson * • W, 5-0 BX BX
4/23 vs. Simpson * • W, 15-1 BX BX
4/27 vs. Central * • W, 9-7 BX
4/29 at Loras * • L, 5-4 BX
4/29 at Loras * • W, 2-0 BX
4/30 at Loras * • L, 11-1 BX
5/3 at Central * • W, 7-2 BX
5/3 at Central * • W, 5-2 BX
5/6 vs. Cornell * • W, 9-5 BX
5/7 vs. Cornell * • W, 6-4 BX
5/7 vs. Cornell * • W, 12-2 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
2011 Standings
Coe 18-6 32-12
Buena Vista 16-8 34-18
Wartburg 16-8 26-18
Simpson 13-10 23-22
Luther 13-11 24-19
Central 12-12 22-19
Loras 10-14 19-20
Dubuque 8-15 19-20
Cornell 1-23 3-29

Past Records

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Team Quick Facts

Coach: Steve Eddie
Conference: IIAC

Buena Vista

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1999
Location: Storm Lake, IA
Colors: Navy Blue, Gold
Region: Central
Arena: Storm Lake High School Field ($attributes.get("custom2"))

News Releases

April 19, 2014
#21 Buena Vista Runs Win Streak to Nine with Four-Game Sweep of Dubuque
The Buena Vista baseball team continued its torrid stretch at the plate on Saturday as it scored a...
April 18, 2014
Eddie wins 300th in sweep of Dubuque
The Buena Vista head coach Steve Eddie won his 300th game in his career with a sweep of Dubuque on...
April 18, 2014
#21 Buena Vista Sweeps; Eddie Wins 300th Career Game
The Buena Vista baseball team returned home on Friday afternoon and saw its current win streak reach...
April 14, 2014
Buena Vista's Ringblom and Paletta Sweep Weekly IIAC Honors
Buena Vista senior pitcher Jon Ringblom and senior first baseman Joe Paletta have swept this week's...
April 12, 2014
#25 Buena Vista Completes Four-Game Sweep at Simpson
The Buena Vista baseball team picked up its second straight four-game weekend series sweep on...
April 11, 2014
#25 Buena Vista becomes First IIAC Team to Reach 20 Wins with DH Sweep of Simpson
The Buena Vista baseball team rolled off two more wins on Friday afternoon at Simpson College and...
April 8, 2014
#25 Buena Vista Has Five-Game Win Streak Snapped in DH Split at Coe
The Buena Vista baseball team got little rest after completing its four-game series sweep of Central...
April 8, 2014
#25 Buena Vista Completes Four-Game Sweep of Central
The Buena Vista baseball team got some timely hitting in both games on Monday night against Central,...
April 6, 2014
#25 Buena Vista Sweeps DH from Central on Sunday
The Buena Vista baseball team used a balanced offensive attack to help lift it to a commanding 10-2...
March 31, 2014
Buena Vista's Wessels and Harris Earn Weeky IIAC Accolades
Sophomore catcher/outfielder Brandon Wessels and junior pitcher Scott Harris have each been...
March 28, 2014
#25 Buena Vista Splits DH with Luther to begin IIAC Play
The Buena Vista baseball team saw its nine-game winning streak come to an end as it began Iowa...
March 26, 2014
Wednesday almost postponed
Weather delayed many of the games today for another time but where games could be played, Lynchburg...
March 26, 2014
Buena Vista Improves to 11-1 with 20-3 Win over Lawrence
The Buena Vista baseball team fell behind 3-0 after one-half inning, but with the offensive surge...
March 25, 2014
Titans stand tall on Tuesday
UWO upset regional power St. Thomas 12-8 on Tuesday. Hamline had the same thought with four early...
March 25, 2014
Buena Vista Scores Four Times in 9th to Edge Hamline 6-5
Hamline University scored four times in the first inning and led 5-0 after four frames, but the...
March 25, 2014
Buena Vista back in the Top-25 for First Time since 2011
The Buena Vista baseball team is back in the top-25 of two national polls after its 8-1 start to the...
March 24, 2014
Buena Vista Win Streak Reaches Seven Games after 11-8 Win over Gustavus Adolphus
The power surge continued on Monday for the Buena Vista baseball team, as it scored the final five...
March 23, 2014
Buena Vista Tops Gustavus Adolphus and Carthage; Runs Win Streak to Six
The Buena Vista baseball team got its spring break trip off on a hot start on Sunday by chalking up...
March 19, 2014
Buena Vista Tabbed as the Favorite to Win IIAC Regular Season Title
The Buena Vista baseball team received four of a possible seven first-place votes and finished with...
March 17, 2014
Buena Vista's Ringblom Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week for Second Time this Season
For the second time this season, Buena Vista senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom (Omaha, Neb./Milla...
March 16, 2014
Buena Vista Improves to 6-1 after Completing Three-Game Sweep at Nebraska Wesleyan
Four Buena Vista pitchers combined to hold Nebraska Wesleyan to three hits, while the offense scored...
March 15, 2014
Buena Vista Improves to 5-1 with DH Sweep at Nebraska Wesleyan
The Buena Vista baseball team got solid starting pitching coupled with some timely hitting which...
March 14, 2014
Buena Vista Baseball Set to Return to Action over the Weekend
The Buena Vista baseball team is eager to get back into action when it takes the field again this...
March 3, 2014
Buena Vista's Ringblom and Marshall Earn IIAC Weekly Honors
The Buena Vista baseball team swept the weekly Iowa Conference honors for the sport this week as...
March 1, 2014
Buena Vista Wins a Pair, including Upset of #9 St. Thomas
The Buena Vista baseball team got the season off on the right foot Friday, by picking up a pair of...
March 1, 2014
Buena Vista Improves to 3-1 after Splitting a Pair on Saturday
After hanging on for a 2-1 victory over #9 St. Thomas on Friday afternoon to begin the year, the...
February 28, 2014
Covenant wins, St. Thomas splits
In Tulsa, St, Thomas won their opener over St. Scholastica, then dropped a close game to Buena...
May 7, 2013
Buena Vista Looking to Make IIAC Tournament Title Run
The Buena Vista baseball team is set to make its fifth-straight Iowa Conference Tournament appearanc...
May 6, 2013
Buena Vista Wraps up Regular Season with Series win over Loras
The Buena Vista baseball team closed out its regular season schedule on Monday afternoon with a...
May 5, 2013
Beavers Run Win Streak to Five; Clinch Third-Seed in IIAC Tournament
The Buena Vista baseball team secured its fifth straight Iowa Conference Tournament berth on Sunday...
April 30, 2013
Buena Vista Finishes off Season Sweep of Kohawks
For the second straight week, the Buena Vista baseball team held Coe to only two total runs, and the...
March 29, 2013
Buena Vista Begins IIAC Play with DH Split of Luther
The Buena Vista baseball team was back in action on Friday afternoon to kick-off both its 2013 home...
March 27, 2013
Buena Vista Wins its Fifth One-Run Game of the Year on Wednesday
Despite losing an early five-run lead, the Buena Vista baseball team found a way to rally late once...
March 26, 2013
Buena Vista Scores Seven Unanswered Runs to Edge St. John's (MN)
The Buena Vista baseball team scored seven unanswered runs over the final two innings on Tuesday...
March 25, 2013
Suffolk and Hamline extend win streaks
Suffolk lost on day one but have won 10 in a row with their win over ECSU on Monday. Hamline's win...
March 23, 2013
Buena Vista Edges Pomona-Pitzer in Extra's on Saturday
Junior Weston Foxx (Elkhorn, Neb./Elkhorn) turned in three hits and two RBI, including the go-ahead...
March 19, 2013
Buena Vista's Ringblom Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week
Buena Vista junior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom (Omaha, Neb./Millard North) has been tabbed as the...
March 17, 2013
Ringblom Tosses Complete-Game Shutout as Buena Vista Splits DH with Nebraska Wesleyan
The Buena Vista baseball team returned to action on Sunday afternoon for the first time since March...
March 4, 2013
CSS split with Tommies in regional tilt
St. Scholastica upended St. Thomas 3-2 but fell 6-3 in the second game between regional powerhouse...
March 4, 2013
Buena Vista Upends #11 Webster; Late Rally Falls Short against Wash U
The Buena Vista baseball team began its day with a big 7-5 upset victory at #11 Webster University...
March 3, 2013
Buena Vista Pounds Out 16 Hits in Season-Opening Win over North Park
Junior Weston Foxx (Elkhorn, Neb./Elkhorn) went 3-for-5 with a big three-run triple and two runs...
May 11, 2012
Buena Vista Wins Two on First Day of IIAC Tournament
The defending Central Regional Champion Buena Vista baseball team moved one step closer to making a...
June 1, 2011
Pictures from the Series
Were you in Appleton? Or watching from afar? Check out thousands of photos from the 2011 Division...
May 30, 2011
Chapman reaches the final day
The Panthers got a complete game from their No. 4 starter and ended Buena Vista's Cinderella run...
May 29, 2011
Monday in Appleton
Buena Vista is out and Chapman is waiting. Will Keystone survive the day? One of them will have to...
May 29, 2011
Day 3: And then there were four
UW-Whitewater and Salisbury were each sent home, and Marietta will be guaranteed a shot for Walnut...
May 29, 2011
Marietta secures spot in title game
The No. 1-ranked Pioneers won their 21st consecutive game, defeating Buena Vista 5-1 and guaranteein...
May 28, 2011
Unranked BVU makes winners bracket final
The unsung Central Regional champion won its second game in Appleton. Sound familiar?
May 27, 2011
Beavers shine in walkoff win
Buena Vista walked off a winner in its first appearance in the Division III Baseball Championship,...
May 23, 2011
Championship preview 2011
With the field down to eight teams, D3baseball.com takes a look at the upcoming Championship round.
May 23, 2011
Welcome to championship week!
The Walnut and Bronze won't be handed out until next Tuesday, but in preparation for games starting...
May 21, 2011
Buena Vista, Keystone win first regional crowns
Buena Vista needed an extra game to win the Central, losing to Carthage before posting a 7-6 win....
May 20, 2011
Buena Vista Knocks Out Defending Champs
After Buena Vista saw Illinois Wesleyan come from back from a 6-2 deficit and tie the score at 6-6...
May 19, 2011
Sitting pretty
After two days of play, some teams are gone, some are playing through the loser's bracket and some...
May 19, 2011
Buena Vista Rolls Past Defending National Champions
Michael Dirkx threw his first collegiate nine-inning complete game, Brad Blum went 3-for-3 with two...
May 19, 2011
Buena Vista Rolls Past Defending National Champion Titans
Michael Dirkx threw his first collegiate nine-inning complete game, Brad Blum went 3-for-3 with two...
May 16, 2011
2011 Central Regional Preview
D3baseball.com looks at the Central regional and makes its predictions.
March 12, 2011
Buena Vista's Eddie Secures 200th Career Win
The Buena Vista baseball team improved to 5-1 on the year with its 9-0 and 6-3 doubleheader sweep at...
March 4, 2011
Buena Vista Picked to Repeat as IIAC Champions
The Buena Vista baseball team tallied seven first-place votes and one second place vote for 71 total...

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