D3baseball.com released its 2019 All-Region teams on Thursday, as North Central College was represented with three selections on the first team, while sophomore catcher Rob Marinec was named Central Region Player of the Year, the third-straight year a Cardinal has earned the honor.
Continuing to ride the heat wave, the North Central College baseball team extended the season into tomorrow's NCAA Division III Whitewater Regional championship with a 13-4 win over the host Warhawks in the second elimination game of the day, backed by a pair of huge homeruns and another stellar performance on the mound.
Staying alive at the NCAA Division III Regional, the North Central College baseball team eliminated Bethany Lutheran College with a 11-4 win behind a career-high 13 strikeouts from Charlie Klemm and some timely hitting from the offense.
An eight-run bottom of the sixth inning did the North Central College baseball team in on Friday in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Regional opener, eventually falling to the host Warhawks, 9-2 at James B. Miller Stadium.
Persevering through a four-hour, six-minute rain delay, a change in venues and a tug on the heart strings, a controversial play at the plate in the bottom of the tenth inning propelled the Cardinals to the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament Championship in a game that began at Zimmerman Stadium and was finished at Lee Pfund Stadium, earning North Central the conference's automatic bid to next week's NCAA Division III Regional.
The playoff picture is getting clearer as two more days remain in the D-III season. A few more playoff bids were awarded today with more than half yet to be claimed. North Central is just one team that has advanced to their conference's championship game.
Behind their best pitching performance of the season to date, Charlie Klemm's three-hit, complete-game shutout of Millikin University on Friday propelled the North Central College baseball team to tomorrow's College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Championship for the third-straight season.
Putting up a pair of five-run innings, the North Central College baseball team rolled to a 14-6 win over Illinois Wesleyan University on Thursday in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) opener at Zimmerman Stadium.
Finishing the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) season winning their last seven series, the North Central College baseball team finished the regular season with a doubleheader split with Millikin University, walking off in the opener on a steal of home while dropping the finale 10-8.
Wrapping up the season series with Wheaton College, the North Central College baseball team split Saturday's doubleheader to take two of the three games in the series, cruising to a 11-1 win in the opener before suffering a 7-2 defeat in the nightcap at Zimmerman Stadium, while the Cardinals were presented with the CCIW Championship trophy in front of the home crowd.
North Central became the second team to win the CCIW regular season crown for five straight years. Out in Texas and on the eastern seaboard, conference tournaments continued with bids set to be awarded on Saturday.
The North Central College baseball team etched their name in history on Friday with a 9-2 win over Wheaton College, becoming just the second team in College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) history to win five-straight regular season championships while also clinching the right to host the CCIW Tournament next week.
Extending their College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) win streak to 13 games, records fell for the North Central College baseball team in Friday's doubleheader sweep of Augustana at Swanson Stadium.
Making a late comeback attempt, the North Central College baseball team fell just shy in its attempt at knocking off the No. 1 team in the nation on Wednesday, suffering a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Concordia University Chicago at Zimmerman Stadium.
Forced to move the series finale to the turf of Lee Pfund Stadium, the North Central College baseball team completed the series sweep of Elmhurst College on Monday, clawing out a 2-1 pitcher's duel behind 8 1/3 sparkling innings from Jason Shanner.
Scoring in seven of the nine innings, the North Central College baseball team cruised to a 12-6 win over Millikin University on Wednesday night, as senior outfielder Jeremy Quade is quietly cementing himself into the program's all-time record book.
With a surge of power coming from an unlikely source, Matt Sutherland's first career homerun, a fourth-inning grand slam, propelled the North Central College baseball team to a 5-2 win over Aurora University on Wednesday in a non-conference showdown at Zimmerman Stadium.
Controlling the game from start to finish, the North Central College baseball team began its quest for a fifth-straight College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) title on Wednesday with a 11-1 drubbing of Carroll University in the conference opener at Zimmerman Stadium.
Finishing the weekend an unblemished 3-0, the North Central College baseball team rolled Blackburn University, 20-7 on Sunday in the finale of the weekend series held at Itchy Jones Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University.
Opening the season on the turf of Itchy Jones Stadium on the Campus of Southern Illinois University, the North Central College baseball team shut out Wilmington College, 6-0 in the opener before rolling to a 8-1 final in the nightcap over the University of Dallas.
In the annual poll of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) head baseball coaches, the North Central College baseball team was selected to repeat as conference champions for the fifth consecutive season, released by the conference on Wednesday.
The first D-III player taken in this year's MLB amateur player draft was Hugh Smith, a righthander out of Whitworth and was the only name called on day two. Christian Cosby, Chapman was the first of 11 players drafted on the third and final day of the MLB draft.
In a wild opener at the 2018 NCAA Division III Midwest Regional Championship, Ryan Scott delivered a walkoff base-hit in the bottom of the ninth as the North Central College baseball team outlasted Dubuque University, 8-7 at Frank Wade Municipal Stadium on Thursday.
The Duluth Regional is one of three six-team regionals and if it gets cold or rainy, there will be more time to catch up. Last year’s winner of the Midwest Regional was Concordia-Chicago and this year they’re the top seed.
Five North Central College baseball players were named to the 2018 All-College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) teams, while the Cardinals also swept Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Coach of the Year.
Dominating all weekend long, North Central captured its second-straight CCIW Tournament Championship and the ninth in program history, while earning the conference's automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Regional Championship.
Racking up double digits runs and hits for the second straight game in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament, the North Central College baseball team rolled to a 15-4 win over Carthage College, advancing to the tournament championship on Saturday.
It was a back-and-forth game early in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament opener on Thursday at Zimmerman Stadium, until the North Central College baseball team exploded with a six-run eighth inning, catapulting three homeruns in the 12-6 win over North Park University.