The Valparaiso University baseball team was edged 4-2 by Alabama State on Wednesday night in Montgomery Alabama. The Hornets snapped a 2-2 tie with a two-run triple in the sixth, a lead that would hold up on a night that featured quality pitching on both sides.
The Valparaiso University baseball team got back in the win column on Tuesday night, topping Alabama State 8-3 in the first of two midweek showdowns between the two teams in Montgomery, Ala. The victory came together as three Valpo hurlers combined to span the nine quality frames while three batters contributed multi-hit efforts.
In the final matchup of a three-game set, the Valparaiso University baseball team dropped a 12-0 decision to host Georgia Southern. Senior Steven Fitzsimmons (Golden Valley, Minn./ Robbinsdale Cooper) recorded his first extra-base hit of the year during a multi-hit game.
The Valparaiso University baseball team faced off against Georgia Southern Saturday for the second of a three-game series. While their pitching was strong, the Brown and Gold’s offense was unable to capitalize on early opportunities, eventually dropping the contest 1-0. Freshman Trent Turzenski (Burlington, Wis./ Burlington) pitched brilliantly in relief, allowing just three hits over 6.2 innings pitched.
The Valparaiso University baseball team dropped the series opener to Georgia Southern on Friday, falling on the short end of an 8-1 contest. Valpo’s bullpen was strong, but the team was unable to overcome an early deficit.
The Valparaiso University baseball team will head to Statesboro, Ga. to continue its spring break trip with a three-game weekend series against Georgia Southern. Valpo recently wrapped up a stretch of seven-straight games against teams that played in NCAA Regionals last season (No. 3 Louisville, McNeese and Southern Miss) and will continue its challenging nonconference slate with the weekend set at Georgia Southern, a team coming off a win over No. 4 Georgia.
The Valparaiso University baseball team fell 3-2 on Tuesday night at Nicholls State in Thibodaux, La. Valpo scored twice in the sixth to tie the game, but Nicholls prevailed on a walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth.
The Valparaiso University baseball team was again paced by Riley Dent (Long Beach, Calif. / Wilson) and Jonathan Temple (Turlock, Calif. / Turlock [Modesto JC]), who had two hits apiece in the team’s fourth and final game of the Lake Area Classic in Lake Charles, La. on Sunday. However, host McNeese State sprinted out to a 6-0 lead over the first three innings and held on for an 8-3 triumph.
The Valparaiso University baseball team rallied for nine runs over the final three innings including a six-run eighth, but it was not enough in a 13-11 setback to Southern Miss on Saturday afternoon at the Lake Area Classic in Lake Charles, La. Riley Dent (Long Beach, Calif. / Wilson) had three hits to lead a 15-hit onslaught, while Jonathan Temple (Turlock, Calif. / Turlock [Modesto JC]) enjoyed a four-RBI day.