Baseball Drops Midweek Matchup at Notre Dame

The Valparaiso University baseball team had an early lead and battled back to tie the game late, but host Notre Dame came away with an 8-4 victory on Tuesday at Frank Eck Stadium in Notre Dame, Ind. The Beacons outhit the Fighting Irish 9-7 and continued to be competitive against quality competition, as Notre Dame won 41 games and went to the College World Series last season.

Baseball Back in Action on Tuesday

After playing the first month of the season in warm-weather locations, the Valparaiso University baseball team will play its first game in the state of Indiana this year on Tuesday afternoon at Notre Dame. This will mark the final nonconference contest prior to the start of Missouri Valley Conference action this weekend at Indiana State. Although the temps may be cool, the Beacons will hope to stay hot after posting a winning record during their stretch of 13 straight road games against quality warm-weather competition. Valpo’s Nathan Chasey will make the first start of his Valpo career in his 41st appearance with the Brown & Gold.

Cold Temps Wipe Out Series at Omaha

The Valparaiso University baseball program has announced that this weekend’s series – which was scheduled to take place from Friday to Sunday against Omaha in Nebraska – has been canceled due to cold temperatures. The games will not be made up.

Rosenkranz Earns MVC Pitcher of the Week Nod

After leading the Valparaiso University baseball program to a top-25 win on Friday night, starting pitcher Jacob Rosenkranz (Lincolnshire, Ill. / Stevenson) was named the Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

Baseball Drops Series Finale at No. 22 Southern Miss

The Valparaiso University baseball team fell 11-5 to No. 22 Southern Miss in the series finale at Peter Taylor Park in Hattiesburg, Miss on Sunday afternoon. Nathan Chasey (Ames, Iowa / Gilbert [Indiana Hills CC]) hurled three scoreless innings of relief to serve as a Beacon bright spot. This marked the team’s final contest of a seven-game, 11-day road trip.

No. 22 Southern Miss Rallies to Level Series

The Valparaiso University baseball team scored the game’s first three runs with a chance to clinch the series win on Saturday afternoon, but Sunday’s series finale will be a rubber match after No. 22 Southern Miss scored eight unanswered to prevail 8-3 at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg, Miss. The game was tied at three until the seventh and was a cliffhanger until the hosts grabbed separation with a four-run eighth.

Valpo Baseball Bests Nationally-Ranked Southern Miss in Series Opener

A special start to the Valparaiso University baseball season continued on Friday night with the season’s biggest feat yet as the Beacons knocked off No. 22 Southern Miss 6-1, handing 2022 consensus All-American Tanner Hall the loss in the series opener. This marked the program’s first win over a nationally-ranked opponent since 2018 and the highest ranked opponent that Valpo has defeated since 2013. Jacob Rosenkranz (Lincolnshire, Ill. / Stevenson) turned in a quality start and garnered the victory, while Brandy Renfro (Antigo, Wis. / Antigo) launched a grand slam.

Spring Trip to Conclude at Nationally-Ranked Southern Miss

The Valparaiso University baseball team will close out its seven-game, 11-day spring break road trip this weekend with a three-game series against No. 22 Southern Miss in Hattiesburg, Miss. Valpo will attempt to secure its third straight series victory, all on the road. This will mark the team’s first games against a top-25 foe this season.

Valpo Drops Midweek to Mississippi State

The Valparaiso University baseball team got off to a promising start against a power-five conference foe on Tuesday night in Starkville, Miss., but 2021 national champion Mississippi State rallied from a 2-0 hole to score 12 unanswered runs and top the Beacons 12-2 in seven innings.