2015 Chapman Baseball Headlines

  • Spring athletes recognized on SCIAC All-Academic teams
    July 22, 2015
    Forty three Chapman University spring sports student-athletes have been recognized for their achievement in the classroom by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference which named its All-Academic teams by sport on this month. Leading the way for the Panthers was women’s track and field with 10 athletes honored.
  • Chapman sluggers named to ABCA All-Region squad
    May 20, 2015
    More postseason accolades have been credited to Chapman University junior Tyler Cook who has been named to the 2015 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Division III All-West Region team. The infielder earned second team honors and was joined on the All-Region team by sophomore DH Forrest Wiederman who was named to the third team.
  • Cook named to D3Baseball.com All-West Region Team
    May 18, 2015
    Chapman University junior IF Tyler Cook has been named to the D3Baseball.com All-West Region Second Team for the 2015 season. The junior First Team All-conference selection was named Second Team All-West Region for the first time in his career.
  • Cook and Wiehe land on All-SCIAC baseball team
    May 11, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team had two players named to the All-SCIAC team for the 2015 season on Monday morning, junior infielders Tyler Cook and John Wiehe received all-conference honors for the first time in their careers, while freshman Jared Love was named to the sportsmanship team.
  • Postseason hopes erased as baseball drops a pair
    April 25, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team dropped two critical SCIAC games at Hart Park on Saturday, falling to Whittier College 8-6 before losing to Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 8-3. The losses, coupled with a pair of Redlands wins, mathematically eliminated the Panthers from SCIAC Tournament contention. Chapman (22-15 overall, 15-11 SCIAC) has now lost six of its past seven games.
  • Baseball falls to first-place La Verne at home
    April 17, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team opened up its three-game series against first-place University of La Verne with a 5-3 loss on Friday afternoon at Hart Park.
  • Panthers drop a pair to Pomona-Pitzer at home
    April 11, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team dropped a pair of games to Pomona-Pitzer colleges 7-4 and 7-4 at Hart Park on Saturday afternoon. Despite winning the series opener on Friday 16-3, the Panthers (21-11 overall, 14-7 SCIAC) fell into a four-way tie for fourth-place with Cal Lutheran, Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental after dropping the series with the Sagehens 2-1.
  • Panthers outhit Whittier in Game 1 of series
    April 03, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team opened up its three-game series against Whittier College with a 10-2 victory over the Poets in a SCIAC game at Hart Park on Friday afternoon. The Panthers outhit Whittier 17-6 racking up three homeruns, including two by sophomore OF Joey Bernal.
  • Runs at a premium at Hart as baseball splits with Redlands
    March 28, 2015
    Runs were scarce on Saturday as the Chapman University baseball team split a doubleheader with the University of Redlands at Hart Park, but claimed the three-game weekend SCIAC series with the Bulldogs in the process. The Panthers captured the first half of the twinbill with a 1-0 win behind a five-hit shutout from junior RHP Matt Molnar, but fell 3-2 in Game 2.
  • Baseball highlights vs. Redlands
    March 28, 2015
    The Panthers captured the first half of a twinbill with a 1-0 win behind a five-hit shutout from junior RHP Matt Molnar. The junior tossed his first career complete-game shutout, a five-hitter in just 90 pitches for his third win of the season. Molnar (3-1) struck out two and only allowed three Bulldogs to reach second base.
  • Six-run fifth dooms Panthers against MIT
    March 24, 2015
    A six-run fifth inning by the MIT baseball team provided the difference as the visiting Engineers defeated host Chapman University 8-2 at Hart Park on Tuesday night. The loss was the Panthers’ second straight and first back-to-back defeats in over a month as Chapman (15-8) played its final non-conference game of the season.
  • George Fox salvages finale of weekend series
    March 22, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team dropped the finale of a four-game series with visiting George Fox University (Ore.), 6-1 at Hart Park on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins salvaged the last of the weekend set and in the process snapped the Panthers’ four-game winning streak.
  • Panthers improve to 3-0 in series with Bruins
    March 21, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team continued its winning streak with a pair of wins over visiting George Fox University (Ore.) on Saturday, 8-2 and 8-6 at Hart Park. After winning the series opener on Friday 4-1, the Panthers improved to 3-0 in the four-game series against the Bruins.
  • Smith tosses career-high 10 Ks in win over George Fox
    March 20, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team defeated George Fox (Ore.) 4-1 on opening-day of the four-game series at Hart Park on Friday afternoon. The Panthers have won six of their last seven games at home this season improving Chapman to a 7-3 record at Hart Park.
  • Baseball highlights vs. George Fox
    March 20, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team defeated George Fox (Ore.) 4-1 in the first of a four-game series at Hart Park on Friday afternoon. Junior RHP Matt Smith tossed a complete game with a career-high 10 strikeouts, allowing just one run while improving his record to 5-1 this season.
  • Wiehe delivers walk-off single as Panthers top No. 6 Kean
    March 17, 2015
    Chapman University junior IF John Wiehe hit a walk-off RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Panthers a 7-6 win over visiting No. 6 Kean University (N.J.) on Tuesday night at Hart Park. The win was Chapman’s third in a row over the perennial top-10 team and sixth in their past seven meetings, including two wins at the Division III national championships in 2011 and 2009.
  • Spalding tops Chapman with two late-inning comebacks
    March 15, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team’s eight-game winning streak came to an abrupt halt on Sunday as visiting Spalding University rallied to defeat the Panthers 14-13 in a non-conference matchup at Hart Park. The Golden Eagles came back from a 6-1 deficit, turning the tide of the game with a seven-run eighth inning and rallying again in the ninth for the win.
  • Panthers hold early lead against Stags to keep winning streak
    March 13, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team jumped out early and held an early lead over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to defeat the Stags 4-2 at Hart Park on Friday afternoon. The Panther offense extended its winning streak to six with Friday’s victory.
  • Panther bats stay hot to extend winning streak
    March 11, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team defeated Ithaca College (N.Y) 7-1 in a non-conference game at Hart Park on Wednesday afternoon. The win extended the Panthers four-game winning streak to five and improved their record to 4-2 at home this season.
  • High-powered offensve gives Chapman series sweep over Caltech
    March 07, 2015
    The Caltech baseball team put a scare into the Panthers, but Chapman University rallied from an eight-run deficit to ‘run rule’ the visiting Beavers 19-8 and earn the three-game series sweep over Caltech with a pair of wins on Saturday at Hart Park. In the first game of the SCIAC doubleheader, the Panthers collected 13 hits and got 14 strikeouts in seven innings from its pitching staff for a 14-0 win.
  • Baseball shut out by Kingsmen at home
    February 20, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team opened up its three game series against No. 10-ranked and defending SCIAC conference champs Cal Lutheran University with a 5-0 loss on Friday afternoon.
  • Baseball debuts at Hart to earn split with Oxy
    February 14, 2015
    The Chapman University baseball team made its Hart Park debut with mixed results on Saturday. The Panthers defeated visiting Occidental College 6-3 in the first game of a SCIAC doubleheader, behind a strong pitching performance from junior RHP Matt Smith (2-0), before dropping the second game 8-2 as well as the weekend three-game series to the Tigers.
  • Baseball opens season in East Texas on Thursday
    February 04, 2015
    If 2014 was a rebuilding year for the Chapman University baseball team in a more literal sense – the first season at Chapman for head coach Scott Laverty – 2015 may be a rebuilding year in a more traditional sense.
  • Chapman Baseball Alumni Weekend details
    December 16, 2014
    Panthers' head coach Scott Laverty would like to invite members of the Chapman Baseball family - alumni, parents, fans - to be part of the 2015 Alumni Weekend. Here are the details!