2011 SCAC Baseball News

  • Trinity's 2008 Championship Game Rally Selected Top SCAC Baseball Moment
    July 11, 2011
    Trinity's 2008 Championship Game Rally Selected Top SCAC Baseball Moment SUWANEE, Ga. - At the 2008 SCAC Championship, Millsaps College stood poised to become just the third baseball team in league history to win two games on championship Sunday and come out of the loser's bracket to earn a conference title. Millsaps, who had forced the "if necessary" contest by defeating Trinity University, 10-5, in Sunday's first game, was leading game two 5-2 heading into the bottom of the ninth. The Majors were just three outs away from their seventh conference baseball title and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
  • SCAC announces Spring 2011  Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
    June 23, 2011
    SCAC announces Spring 2011 Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named a record 1,109 student-athletes to the 2011 SCAC Spring Academic Honor Roll on Thursday. This year's total eclipsed last year's previous record of 1,077 student-athletes.
  • Rhodes' Chandler Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    June 21, 2011
    Rhodes' Chandler Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Rhodes College baseball standout Hunter Chandler has been awarded a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Chandler, a recent Rhodes graduate, adds to impressive academic credentials as he was recently named Capital One Academic All-American® as well.
  • DePauw posts SCAC-best 33rd place finish in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings
    June 17, 2011
    DePauw posts SCAC-best 33rd place finish in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings CLEVELAND, Ohio - In its last season as a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, DePauw University posted a league-best 33rd place finish in the final 2010-11 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings.
  • Kyle Felix Leads SCAC's ABCA All-Region Selections
    June 08, 2011
    Kyle Felix Leads SCAC's ABCA All-Region Selections SUWANEE, Ga. - Kyle Felix was named the 2011 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Division III West Region Player of the Year the organization announced. Felix headlined the SCAC's 17 selections to the ABCA All-Region teams.
  • Birmingham-Southern's Leachman Selected In Major League Baseball Draft
    June 08, 2011
    Birmingham-Southern's Leachman Selected In Major League Baseball Draft BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College senior outfielder Drew Leachman became the latest Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) student-athlete selected in the Major League Baseball Draft when he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.
  • Major Changes for the SCAC Following 2011-12 Academic Year
    June 07, 2011
    Major Changes for the SCAC Following 2011-12 Academic Year SUWANEE, Ga. – In an expected announcement made today at the annual spring meeting of the league’s Board of Directors, the Presidents of Birmingham-Southern College, Centre College, Hendrix College, Millsaps College, Oglethorpe University, Rhodes College and Sewanee-The University of the South declared their intent to withdraw from the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference effective June 30, 2012.
  • Oglethorpe's Briend Signs Professional Baseball Contract
    June 07, 2011
    Oglethorpe's Briend Signs Professional Baseball Contract ATLANTA, Ga. - Oglethorpe University senior right-handed pitcher Sam Briend of Cumming, Georgia has signed a professional baseball contract to compete in the New York State League (NYSL) this summer.
  • SCAC Announces Third Annual Baseball All-Sportsmanship Teams
    June 06, 2011
    SCAC Announces Third Annual Baseball All-Sportsmanship Teams SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its third annual Baseball All-Sportsmanship team. Eleven baseball players were selected to the 2011 squad.
  • SCAC Places Two On ABCA All-America Teams
    June 02, 2011
    SCAC Places Two On ABCA All-America Teams MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - Birmingham-Southern College senior outfielder Drew Leachman and Trinity University senior catcher Kyle Felix were named to the 2011 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Division III All-American teams, the organization announced.
  • Birmingham-Southern's Hill & Rhodes' Chandler Earn Capital One Academic All-America® Baseball Honors
    May 26, 2011
    Birmingham-Southern's Hill & Rhodes' Chandler Earn Capital One Academic All-America® Baseball Honors SUWANEE, Ga. - Birmingham-Southern College senior catcher Sam Hill and Rhodes College senior pitcher Hunter Chandler earned Capital One Academic All-America® honors, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Trinity's Felix Named D3baseball.com All-American
    May 25, 2011
    Trinity's Felix Named D3baseball.com All-American MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Trinity University senior catcher Kyle Felix was named to the 2011 D3baseball.com All-America team, the website announced today. Felix was named to the second-team and was the only player from the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named to the All-America team.
  • Southwestern's Shelton Helps To Make Louisiana Documentary
    May 24, 2011
    Southwestern's Shelton Helps To Make Louisiana Documentary GEORGETOWN, Texas - Most people at Southwestern University know Jim Shelton as the university's head baseball coach. But this summer he is involved with a totally different endeavor. And the topic couldn't be more timely.
  • Trinity Eliminated With 9-6 Loss To Linfield in NCAA West Region
    May 20, 2011
    Trinity Eliminated With 9-6 Loss To Linfield in NCAA West Region ABILENE, Texas - Trinity University's comeback fell short in a 9-6 loss to Linfield College, ending Trinity's season in the NCAA West Regional Tournament at Walt Driggers Field on Friday. Trinity (34-13) went 1-2 at the regional tournament, which was the sixth NCAA Division III Playoff appearances for the Tigers.
  • Ninth Inning Grand Slam Keeps Trinity Alive In NCAA West Regional
    May 19, 2011
    Ninth Inning Grand Slam Keeps Trinity Alive In NCAA West Regional ABILENE, Texas - Junior outfielder Nick Pappas crushed a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Trinity baseball team to a 7-5 victory over Concordia (TX) University, in Thursday's NCAA Regional Tournament at Walt Driggers Field.
  • Rhodes Set To Host 2011 NCAA South Regional
    May 18, 2011
    Rhodes Set To Host 2011 NCAA South Regional MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Rhodes College is set to host the 2011 NCAA Division III South Regional May 18-21 at historic USA Stadium. Six teams will compete in a double-elimination tournament for a berth in the Division III World Series in Appleton, Wis.
  • Trinity Falls To Redlands (Calif.) To Open NCAA West Region Play
    May 18, 2011
    Trinity Falls To Redlands (Calif.) To Open NCAA West Region Play ABILENE, Texas - The third-seeded Redlands (Calif.) Bulldogs edged the No. 4 Trinity University Tigers 3-2 Wednesday night on the opening day of the double-elimination NCAA Division III West Regional at McMurry University.
  • SCAC Champion Trinity Earns NCAA West Region Bid
    May 16, 2011
    SCAC Champion Trinity Earns NCAA West Region Bid INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Trinity University, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champions, earned the program's sixth appearance in the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. The Tigers earned the No. 4 seed in the West Region and will take on No. 5 seeded Texas-Tyler in Abilene, Texas beginning Wednesday, May 18.
  • SCAC Cares - Tornado Disaster Relief
    May 13, 2011
    SCAC Cares - Tornado Disaster Relief SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Confernece (SCAC) announced today an initiative to aid the victims of the April tornadoes that devastated parts of Alabama and Georgia.
  • Four SCAC Baseball Student-Athletes Named To Capital One Academic All-District® Teams
    May 06, 2011
    Four SCAC Baseball Student-Athletes Named To Capital One Academic All-District® Teams SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference placed four baseball student-athletes on the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District® teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Three first-team honorees highlight the selections.
  • Rhodes' Brent Lindsey Joins 200 Hit Club
    April 30, 2011
    Rhodes' Brent Lindsey Joins 200 Hit Club MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Senior outfielder/first baseman Brent Lindsey joined exclusive company in the bottom of the seventh inning this afternoon as he collected his 200th career hit. Lindsey's 200th hit came in the form of a two out, game tying, RBI double to left center.
  • SCAC Announces 2011 Baseball All-Tournament Team
    April 28, 2011
    SCAC Announces 2011 Baseball All-Tournament Team SUWANEE, Ga. - The Trinity University Tigers, thanks to their third Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship in four years and the program’s seventh overall, placed a tournament-high six players on the 2011 SCAC Baseball All-Tournament team.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 12) - Around The SCAC
    April 25, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 12) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Trinity University won its second straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship with a 9-1 win over Hendrix in the championship game at USA Stadium in Millington, Tenn. The back-to-back league championships are a first for the Trinity baseball program.
  • Trinity Defends Title; Tigers win 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship
    April 24, 2011
    Trinity Defends Title; Tigers win 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Trinity University completed its sweep through the 2011 SCAC Baseball Tournament, concluded with Easter Sunday's 9-1 victory over Hendrix College in the championship game at USA Stadium.
  • Trinity and Hendrix Set To Play For 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship
    April 23, 2011
    Trinity and Hendrix Set To Play For 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Trinity University and Hendrix College will play for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball championship for the second time in three years. Both the Tigers and Warriors earned a chance to win the SCAC's automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, with their play on day three of the tournament.
  • Rhodes Edges Oglethorpe In 21 Innings On Day Two of SCAC Baseball Championship
    April 22, 2011
    Rhodes Edges Oglethorpe In 21 Innings On Day Two of SCAC Baseball Championship MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Rhodes and Oglethorpe played what is believed to be the longest game in NCAA Division III history as the Lynx pushed across a run in the top of the 21st inning and edged by the Stormy Petrels, 8-7 nearly seven hours after the game's first pitch.
  • Trinity and Birmingham-Southern lead the way as SCAC Announces 2011 All-Conference Baseball team
    April 21, 2011
    Trinity and Birmingham-Southern lead the way as SCAC Announces 2011 All-Conference Baseball team MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Drew Leachman of Birmingham-Southern College was named the league’s Offensive Player-of-the-Year and Ben Klimesh of Trinity University and Clay Malcolm of Birmingham-Southern split the votes and will share the league’s Pitcher-of-the-Year award in exclusive 2011 all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) voting by the conference’s head coaches.
  • Rhodes, DePauw and Trinity Emerge As Winners On Day One Of 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship
    April 21, 2011
    Rhodes, DePauw and Trinity Emerge As Winners On Day One Of 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Rhodes, DePauw and Trinity earned opening round wins on the first day of the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Championship tournament. Rhodes won the closest game, a 5-4 edging of Hendrix, as DePauw and Trinity won comfortably.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 11) - Around The SCAC
    April 18, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 11) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - The 2011 SCAC baseball tournament field is set. Rhodes, DePauw and Oglethorpe will represent the Eastern Division. Trinity, Millsaps and Hendrix will represent the Western Division. Conference tournament play begins April 21 at Noon CT as Rhodes and Hendrix open up the 2011 SCAC Baseball Championship.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 10) - Around The SCAC
    April 11, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 10) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Rhodes became the first Eastern Division team to qualify for the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball championship by taking two of three games at Oglethorpe. In the West, Trinity wrapped up the top seed. With one conference weekend left, two spots remain in both the East and West divisions.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 9) - Around The SCAC
    April 04, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 9) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Trinity University became the first team to qualify for the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball championship tournament thanks to a three-game SCAC sweep of league rival Southwestern. Trinity improved to 25-8 overall and 12-5 in SCAC play.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 8) - Around The SCAC
    March 28, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 8) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Millsaps continued its hot streak as the Majors extended their winning streak to four games. Millsaps (19-8, 8-4 SCAC) has now won eight of its past 11 games and moved into first-place in the SCAC West thanks to Hendrix's two game sweep of Trinity last weekend.
  • Hawkins Becomes 29th SCAC Player to Reach 200 Hits
    March 26, 2011
    Hawkins Becomes 29th SCAC Player to Reach 200 Hits JACKSON, Miss. - The Millsaps baseball team took game one of the three-game set Friday night, 11-3 from the visiting LaGrange College Panthers. Senior Will Hawkins collected four hits on the night to reach 200 for his career and become just the eighth Major in school history and 29th in SCAC history to accomplish the feat.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 7) - Around The SCAC
    March 21, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 7) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - SCAC teams fared quite well against nationally ranked teams the week of March 14-20. Millsaps won two against defending national champion No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan. Rhodes beat No. 16 Wooster and Oglethorpe upset No. 3 Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
  • Sewanee's Schurlknight honored as National Division III Pitcher-of-the-Week
    March 17, 2011
    Sewanee's Schurlknight honored as National Division III Pitcher-of-the-Week NEWBERG, Ore. - A torrid week in Arizona by Michael Pascarella of Pitt-Bradford and a no-hit effort by Lee Schurlknight of Sewanee have earned them the second NCAA Division III National Hitter and Pitcher of the Week honors for 2011, covering games of March 7-13, as voted on by a panel of D-III members of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 6) - Around The SCAC
    March 14, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 6) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Two pitching performances stood out in the SCAC during the past week. Sewanee first-year pitcher Lee Schurlknight tossed a no-hitter in the Tigers' 19-0 win over Rust on March 10 while Trinity senior pitcher Noah Solomon tossed a complete game shutout in a 10-0 win over Millsaps March 13.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 5) - Around The SCAC
    March 07, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 5) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Centre College, Millsaps College and Trinity University all won three or more games last week as the three teams went a combined 10-2 on the week. Hendrix College and Rhodes College each picked up two wins on the week as well.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 4) - Around The SCAC
    March 01, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 4) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Birmingham-Southern and Trinity continued their respective torrid starts to the season as the Panthers extended their winning streak to nine games while the Tigers extended their streak to 11 straight wins last week. BSC and Trinity are a combined 23-2 on the season.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 3) - Around The SCAC
    February 22, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 3) - Around The SCAC Suwanee, Ga. - Millsaps College became the final Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference team to suffer a loss as the Majors missed out on a chance to sweep SCAC rival Southwestern University over the weekend. Millsaps sits at 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the SCAC.
  • Baseball Recap (Week 2) - Around The SCAC
    February 15, 2011
    Baseball Recap (Week 2) - Around The SCAC SUWANEE, Ga. - Conference play began for Austin College, Hendrix, Millsaps and Trinity. Oglethorpe also opened up its 2011 schedule with three games this past week leaving just Centre, DePauw and Sewanee as the remaining SCAC teams left to open up their 2011 seasons.
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