2019 Baseball News

  • Wolf's shutout forces a winner take all game at the #SummitBSB Championship
    May 25, 2019
    Trey Wolf became the second straight Golden Eagle freshman to toss a shutout, leading Oral Roberts into a winner take all game for the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship.
  • Omaha wins first #SummitBSB Championship in program history
    May 25, 2019
    Omaha's Payton Kinney turned in another sterling performance on the mound and this one only came on two days rest. It also led the Mavericks to their first #SummitBSB Championship as they defeated Oral Roberts 4-0 in a winner take all game.
  • Top-seeded Omaha edges Oral Roberts, advances to title game
    May 24, 2019
    After giving up two runs in the first inning, Omaha starter Joey Machado settled in after that and the top-seeded Mavericks clawed back for a 3-2 victory over third-seeded Oral Roberts Friday to advance to the title game of the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship.
  • Oral Roberts blanks SDSU to advance to title game
    May 24, 2019
    Third-seeded Oral Roberts will be in a familiar spot on Saturday thanks to a 4-0 shutout of No. 2 seed South Dakota State in an elimination game Friday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Henson, McMinn lead ORU to win over SDSU
    May 23, 2019
    Summit League Player of the Year Spencer Henson hit a pair of solo home runs and picked up the save to lead No. 3 seed Oral Roberts to a 5-2 victory over No. 2 South Dakota State Thursday in game two of the 2019 #SummitBSB Championship.
  • Jacks stage late rally to get past Western Illinois
    May 23, 2019
    No. 2 seed South Dakota State staved off elimination with a late-inning rally to knock out No. 4 seed Western Illinois 9-5 in game three of the #SummitBSB Championship.
  • Top-seeded Omaha picks up first championship victory in opener
    May 22, 2019
    Top-seeded Omaha jumped on fourth-seeded Western Illinois early and rolled to an 11-2 victory Wednesday in the opening game of the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship.
  • Game two of #SummitBSB Championship postponed
    May 22, 2019
    Game two of the 2019 #SummitBSB Championship between No. 2 seed South Dakota State and No. 3 seed Oral Roberts has been postponed and will be played Thursday at Noon CT.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: Championship Preview
    May 21, 2019
    For the first time in program history, Omaha will be the No. 1 seed at the Summit League Baseball Championship.
  • Henson, Froom secure final #SummitBSB weekly honors
    May 20, 2019
    The final Summit League Baseball weekly honors went to a couple of veterans as Oral Roberts junior Spencer Henson collected player of the week accolades while South Dakota State senior Ryan Froom earned pitcher of the week accolades.
  • Omaha, SDSU lead way with eight #SummitBSB All-League selections
    May 20, 2019
    Regular-season champion Omaha and runner-up South Dakota State each had eight selections on the #SummitBSB All-League teams announced Tuesday at the annual banquet on the eve of the 2019 Championship.
  • Four-team field set for 2019 #SummitBSB Championship
    May 18, 2019
    It came down to the final day of the regular season to decide what the field for the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship would look like.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 14
    May 15, 2019
    All four seeds for the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship are up for grabs as the final regular season series are set to start Thursday. League-leading Omaha and South Dakota State have secured a berth, so half of the four-team field is set entering the last stretch of games.
  • Drake, Hostetler nab #SummitBSB weekly honors
    May 13, 2019
    Western Illinois righthander Javin Drake and North Dakota State shortstop Bennett Hostetler kept their teams in the running for a Summit League Championship berth with outstanding performances last weekend.
  • NDSU's McLean lands again on Google Cloud Academic All-District® 6 Baseball Team
    May 10, 2019
    For the second-straight year, North Dakota State University outfielder Jayse McLean was voted to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® 6 Division I Baseball Team and selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 13
    May 09, 2019
    Two weeks remain of The Summit League baseball regular season and there will be a lot decided down the stretch as five teams are still alive for a berth into the 2019 Championship slated for May 22-25 in Tulsa.
  • Loven, Raisbeck earn #SummitBSB weekly honors
    May 06, 2019
    North Dakota State and Western Illinois both picked up key series wins last weekend against teams ahead of them in The Summit League baseball standings and a player from each of those squads secured a weekly honor for their efforts.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: Vol. 12
    May 02, 2019
    The Summit League standings are tightening up a bit after last weekend’s action that saw South Dakota State take two of three from league-leading Omaha and Oral Roberts sweep a series at Purdue Fort Wayne.
  • Keizor, McCay collect #SummitBSB weekly honors
    April 29, 2019
    Oral Roberts catcher Riley Keizor earned his first Summit League Player of the Week honor, while freshman hurler Nic McCay from South Dakota State notched his second Pitcher of the Week accolade of his rookie season after leading their respective teams to series win last week.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 11
    April 25, 2019
    Omaha's Parker Smejkal batted .500 in the series sweep of Purdue Fort Wayne to improve his league-leading batting average to .384. He’s raised that to a league-best .471 clip in Summit action.
  • Olmstead, Swift garner #SummitBSB weekly honors
    April 22, 2019
    Two juniors picked up the first Summit League weekly honors of their careers as South Dakota State righthander Tyler Olmstead was named the Pitcher of the Week, while Oral Roberts outfielder/pitcher Hunter Swift was named the Player of the Week.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 10
    April 18, 2019
    South Dakota State picked up a series win over North Dakota State thanks to a wild 10-9 victory in 10 innings in game No. 3. Braeden Brown drove in the game-winning run, capping a three-run 10th that saw the Jacks respond after the Bison took a 9-7 lead in the top half of the inning.
  • ORU’s Hall, Omaha’s Kinney secure #SummitBSB weekly honors
    April 15, 2019
    The latest Summit League Baseball weekly honors came from opposite sides in the same series as Oral Roberts’ Blake Hall garnered the Player of the Week Award and Omaha’s Payton Kinney collected his third Pitcher of the Week Award of the season.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 9
    April 11, 2019
    The Bison (5-7) have gotten nice offensive production from Charley Hesse, who is batting .485 in Summit games. He carries an eight-game hitting streak into the weekend series against South Dakota State, which has been moved to Omaha.
  • Leathernecks sweep #SummitBSB weekly honors
    April 08, 2019
    For the first time this season, a pair of teammates swept The Summit League’s weekly baseball honors as Western Illinois outfielder Drue Galassi claimed the Player of the Week award and righthander Javin Drake earned the Pitcher of the Week accolade.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 8
    April 03, 2019
    Omaha continued its blistering start to league play by picking up its third sweep in as many tries.
  • Omaha's Eckhout, SDSU's McCay capture latest #SummitBSB weekly honors
    April 01, 2019
    Omaha third baseman Breyden Eckhout kept swinging a hot stick in league play and South Dakota State righthander Nic McCay tossed the program’s first shutout in seven seasons to earn the latest Summit League Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week honors.
  • An SDSU rookie and ORU vet claim #SummitBSB weekly honors
    March 25, 2019
    South Dakota State’s Drew Beazley and Oral Roberts’ Josh McMinn were standout performers during a tight Summit League series where all three games between their respective clubs were decided by one run.
  • #SummitBSB Weekly Notebook: No. 6
    March 21, 2019
    Two teams picked up sweeps as Summit League play commenced last week. Oral Roberts used its bats to take all three from Purdue Fort Wayne while Omaha used its arms en route to sweeping North Dakota State.
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