• Nationally-Ranked CNU Baseball Falls to No. 4 Randolph-Macon in 2018 NCAA South Regional Championship
    May 20, 2018
    HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. – In the 2018 NCAA South Regional Championship, nationally-ranked Christopher Newport University was eliminated by fourth-ranked Randolph-Macon College, 11-2. The Yellow Jackets won the regional title and will advance to Appleton to play in the Division III World Series.
  • Conner Clark Walks Off With An RBI Single in Extra Innings as CNU Advances Past TCNJ, 6-5
    May 18, 2018
    HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. -- Rookie Conner Clark put together two of the biggest at-bats of his career in a thrilling extra-inning win over The College of New Jersey on Friday night, as the nationally-ranked CNU baseball team escaped with a 6-5 win in 10 innings over the Lions. Clark started a rally with an RBI single in the bottom of the 7th after a 12-pitch at-bat and then delivered the game-winning single in the final inning.
  • Packert Sensational as Captains Open NCAA South Regional With a Rain-Soaked 5-1 Win Over Denison University
    May 17, 2018
    HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. -- Behind a masterful pitching performance by Christopher Newport's sophomore ace Thomas Packert, the Captains earned the program's first NCAA Tournament victory since 2012. The Captains (33-10) defeated 20th-ranked Denison University (32-11) in the NCAA South Regional, 4-1, behind Packert's ninth win of the season.
  • 2018 Holly Springs Regional preview
    May 15, 2018
    The South Regional has not produced a national champion in the long run of D-III World Series in Appleton and this is the last chance as the series moves to Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2019.
  • #3-Seed Penn State Harrisburg Stings CNU Baseball at Home, 8-2; Captains Eliminated From CAC Tournament
    May 05, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The quest for a Capital Athletic Conference championship came to an end for the nationally-ranked CNU baseball team on Saturday, as third-seeded Penn State Harrisburg escaped the first-round tournament pod with an 8-2 win over the Captains. The Lions (31-10) advance to face top-seeded Salisbury University next weekend in a best-of-three championship series.
  • No. 5/6 CNU Baseball Splits On Opening Day of CAC Tournament Action With 17-5 Win, 10-9 Loss
    May 04, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The second-seeded Christopher Newport baseball team earned a 17-5 win over #5 Southern Virginia in their Capital Athletic Conference Tournament opener and then dropped a dramatic 10-9 decision to #3 Penn State Harrisburg in the double-elimination tournament. The Captains (32-9) belted seven home runs between the two games but will need to win twice on Saturday to keep their conference championship hopes alive. 
  • Randolph-Macon Holds off CNU in Nationally-Ranked Battle to Close Regular Season, 6-3
    May 01, 2018
    ASHLAND, Va. -- In one of the marquee matchups of the entire Division III baseball season, a top-five billing awaited Tuesday's battle as nationally-ranked Christopher Newport traveled to Randolph-Macon for the regular season finale. The ABCA announced prior to Tuesday's first pitch that the Yellow Jackets were the top team in the nation, with CNU moving into the Top 5. In a game that had a postseason feel, the home team edged out the Captains, 6-3, as CNU dropped to 31-8 overall this season. 
  • Christopher Newport Wallops Wesley in Game One, Walks Off in Game Two of CAC Doubleheader Sweep
    April 28, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The nationally-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team earned a share of the program's first ever Capital Athletic Conference regular season title with a doubleheader sweep over Wesley College (10-23, 4-14) on Senior Day at Captains Park on Saturday afternnon. The Captains dominated game one, 22-2, before a walk-off extra-inning win in game two, 4-3, to tie Salisbury for the best record in the league this season.
  • No. 9 Baseball Captains Split CAC Series at Penn State Harrisburg as Standings Tighten
    April 21, 2018
    MIDDLETOWN, Pa. -- For a brief period on Saturday afternoon, the nationally-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team was back atop the league standings alone, but a doubleheader split at Penn State Harrisburg (26-8, 12-4) tightened things back up in the Capital Athletic Conference playoff race. The Captains won game one over the Lions, 13-2, while setting a new program record with 17 walks in a game, before suffering a one-run loss in game two, 6-5. 
  • No. 9 CNU Baseball Drops Southern Virginia in Capital Athletic Conference Action, 8-2
    April 18, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- In a swift conference battle at Captains Park on Wednesday afternoon, the ninth-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team improved to 28-6, 12-2 with an 8-2 win over Southern Virginia University. The Captains smacked five extra-base hits, including the ninth home run of the season for Seth Woodard.
  • No. 24 Salisbury Snaps No. 5 CNU Baseball's 18-Game Win Streak; Captains Fall, 17-7, On the Road
    April 12, 2018
    SALISBURY, Md. -- The second-longest winning streak in CNU Baseball history came to an end on Thursday afternoon as the 24th-ranked Salisbury Sea Gulls (21-7, 9-2) handed the Captains (26-5, 10-1) their first conference loss of the season, 17-7. Christopher Newport suffered it's first loss since February after an 18-game roll, ranking as the longest in Division III this season. 
  • Rookie Josh Husby Leads CNU to Fifth Shutout of the Year; No. 5 Captains Drop Mary Washington, 5-0
    April 10, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Rookie Josh Husby tossed seven shutout innings with a career-high nine strikeouts against the University of Mary Washington on Tuesday afternoon, helping No. 5 Christopher Newport baseball blank the Eagles, 5-0. Husby improves to 3-0 after combining with a pair of relievers for the fifth shutout of the season for the Captains. 
  • Anderson's Pinch Hit Walk-Off Single Highlights CNU Baseball Sweep Over Marymount Sunday
    April 08, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- After sophomore Thomas Packert whirled a game one gem that was certain to be the highlight of nationally-ranked CNU Baseball's day, junior pinch-hitter John Anderson made sure to add the offense to the highlight reel with a walk-off RBI single in game two as the Captains swept Marymount University in Capital Athletic Conference action Sunday afternoon, 7-2 and 13-12. Anderson's dramatic winner pushed CNU's win streak to 17 games as the Captains improved to 25-4 overall and 9-0 in league play.  The win streak is the longest win streak in Division III this season and the second longest active streak in the nation across all three NCAA divisions. Only Illinois-Springfield, a Division II program, has more consecutive victories with 19. With the losses, Marymount slips to 12-13, 4-5 this season. 
  • No. 5/7 CNU Baseball Rolls to 15th Straight Win After 14-7 Victory at Southern Virginia
    April 04, 2018
    BUENA VISTA, Va. -- After wrapping up the month of March with a pristine 14-0 record, the Captains opened play in April with another win, dropping Southern Virginia University (10-12, 2-5) in Capital Athletic Conference action, 14-7. Including Wednesday's win over the Knights, the nationally-ranked CNU baseball team has done the bulk of it's damage away from home, winning 12 games during it's current 15-game winning streak away from home.
  • Baham, Ginch & Woodard Each Blast Two Home Runs in Pair of Wins at York for No. 7 CNU Baseball
    March 31, 2018
    YORK, Pa. -- Powered by an impressive bullpen effort and a power surge from the heart of the Captains order, the nationally-ranked CNU baseball team ran it's win streak to 14 with a pair of Capital Athletic Conference wins at York College of Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon. Reliever Brian Owens (3-0) won both games out of the pen after Brandon Ginch, Nicholas Baham, and Seth Woodard each blasted a pair of home runs in the twin bill. CNU won, 13-8, in game one and 8-6, in game two.
  • CNU's Goodrich, Owens Combine for Conference Win on the Road, 4-1, at Mary Washington
    March 28, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- While the offense has highlighted the Captains' surge through the month of March, scoring 114 runs in an 11 game run heading into Wednesday's matchup, it was a masterful pitching performance that helped CNU secure it's 12th straight win. Behind rookie starter Gray Goodrich and sophomore reliever Brian Owens, Christopher Newport improved to 20-4 with a 4-0 start in conference play after a 3-1 win at Mary Washington on Wednesday, playing through steady rain on the road.
  • No. 10/13 CNU Baseball Wins 11th Straight With 9-3 Victory at Hampden-Sydney College
    March 26, 2018
    HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- The nationally-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team picked up it's 11th straight win on Monday afternoon after downing Hampden-Sydney College (10-6) on the road, 9-3. The Captains improved to 19-4 after adding to the roll, in which eight of the 11 consecutive victories have come away from home.
  • No. 10/13 CNU Baseball Sweeps St. Mary's (Md.) in CAC Doubleheader, 8-0 and 11-3
    March 24, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Captains' pitching staff struck out 24 batters and senior Craig Johnson led another dominant offensive showing as the nationally-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team swept St. Mary's College of Maryland (6-5, 0-2) on a brisk Saturday afternoon at Captains Park. In game one, Logan Harrelson and Jaret West combined for a three-hit shutout to win 8-0, and in game two Johnson went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run as CNU pulled away for an 11-3 win.  
  • Packert Strikes Out Career-High 13 as No. 10/13 CNU Baseball Cruises to Win Over Salisbury, 10-3
    March 23, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Behind a career-high 13 strikeouts from sophomore starter Thomas Packert (4-0), the nationally-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team pulled away for a 10-3 win in their 2018 Capital Athletic Conference opener against Salisbury University (9-5, 0-1). Packert and sophomore reliever Brian Owens struck out a season-high-tying 16 batters as CNU improved to 16-4 overall and 1-0 in CAC action.
  • Captains Wrap Perfect Road Trip With 11-2 Win at North Carolina Wesleyan Monday Afternoon
    March 19, 2018
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Wrapping up a seven-game road trip with a perfect 7-0 record, the 16th-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team improved to 15-4 overall with an 11-2 win over North Carolina Wesleyan College on Monday afternoon. The Captains swept the season series behind a strong pitching performance from rookie Gray Goodrich and a late surge offensively.
  • No. 16 Captains Baseball Wins Sixth Straight With 8-5 Victory at Averett
    March 18, 2018
    DANVILLE, Va. -- Despite being held to under 10 hits in a game for just the second time in the last 12 games, the 16th-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team cruised to an 8-5 win at Averett University on Sunday afternoon. The Captains won their sixth straight, all on the road, and improved to 14-4 on the season with the win.
  • No. 16 CNU Baseball Belts 20 Hits in Come From Behind Win Over Virginia Wesleyan, 14-10
    March 15, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- For the first time in the 18-year coaching tenure of head coach John Harvell, and what is thought to be the first time in the history of CNU baseball, the Captains smacked 20 or more hits in back-to-back games when they posted 20 in a 14-10 come-from-behind win over Virginia Wesleyan University (8-7) on Thursday afternoon. All nine Captains registered at least one hit and seven CNU players posted multi-hit efforts while scoring all 14 runs after the fourth inning.
  • No. 22 Baseball Captains Cruise to Win in Myrtle Beach Over Bridgewater College, 11-1
    March 06, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The freshly-minted 22nd-ranked Christopher Newport baseball team picked up it's 10th win of the season on Tuesday, dropping Bridgewater College on a neutral field in Myrtle Beach, S.C., 11-1. Senior Logan Harrelson struck out nine batters in 5.0 innings to pick up the win while Brandon Ginch and Nicholas Baham each blasted home runs for the offense. 
  • CNU Baseball Drops 11-6 Decision to No. 23 Randolph-Macon College
    February 28, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- A five-run third inning proved to be the difference in a loss to 23rd-ranked Randolph-Macon College on Wednesday afternoon, as the Captains dropped an 11-6 decision to the undefeated Yellow Jackets. Christopher Newport falls to 8-4 on the season heading into an eight-game road trip while Randolph-Macon improves to 6-0. 
  • Christopher Newport Drops 5-4 Decision to Eastern Mennonite in Non-Conference Action
    February 27, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS,  Va. -- The Eastern Mennonite Royals stunned the Captains on Tuesday afternoon, taking advantage of key mistakes to capture a 5-4 win in non-conference play. Christopher Newport smacked six extra-base hits and held the Royals without an earned run over the final five innings, but could not complete a comeback with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th inning.
  • Captains Offense Rolls Again in 15-6 Win Over 11th-ranked Oswego State
    February 25, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Christopher Newport baseball team scored 15 runs in the first five innings and rolled to a 15-6 win over nationally-ranked Oswego State (2-1) Sunday evening, rounding out a dominating performance offensively this week. The Captains outscored opponents 47-7 in four games this week with a pair of shutouts and two games with at least 15 runs scored.
  • Harrelson Spins Gem in Captains Third Shutout of the Season with 7-0 Win Over Susquehanna
    February 23, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Taking on Susquehanna University in their first game of the season, Christopher Newport senior Logan Harrelson had the River Hawks off balance all day long, twirling eight shutout innings with eight strikeouts to pick up his first win of the season. The Captains won, 7-0, improving to 6-2 on the year with three shutouts.
  • Drew scores late and takes win from Ducks
    February 21, 2018
    Drew scored eight runs in the ninth and tenth innings to grab an 11-6 win over Stevens. In the South both the Captains of Christopher Newport and the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon won big in midweek games.
  • Drew scores late and takes win from Ducks
    February 21, 2018
    Drew scored eight runs in the ninth and tenth innings to grab an 11-6 win over Stevens. In the South both the Captains of Christopher Newport and the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon won big in midweek games.
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