Tucker Earns Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American Status

Nolan Tucker (Cedar Lake, Ind. / Hanover Central) continued to haul in postseason accolades on Wednesday, as he was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.


Tucker Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team, Ryan Earns Honorable Mention

Nolan Tucker (Cedar Lake, Ind. / Hanover Central) got the job done on the diamond and in the classroom this season.


Baseball Season Comes to a Close on Wednesday in Springfield

The Valparaiso University baseball team fell 8-0 to Indiana State in an elimination game on Wednesday to open the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament at Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo., bringing the 2022 season to a close. Seniors Keegan Bates (Plainfield, Ill. /Plainfield North) and Zach Fricke (Arlington Heights, Ill. / Buffalo Grove) each tossed scoreless innings in their final collegiate game, but it was Jeremy Drudge (Plymouth, Ind. / Plymouth) who had the most impactful senior moment, as his single in the top of the ninth broke up a perfect-game bid by Indiana State’s Matt Jachec.


Tuesday’s Valpo-Indiana State Game Postponed to Wednesday

The scheduled Missouri Valley Conference Tournament first-round contest between the Valparaiso University baseball team and Indiana State on Tuesday night has been postponed due to inclement weather throughout the afternoon and evening on Tuesday in Springfield, Mo.


Tucker Earns All-MVC First Team Status; Fields, Nowak and Hannahs Also Recognized

Four members of the Valparaiso University baseball team received recognition as the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its postseason awards on Tuesday.


Valpo Baseball to Open MVC Tournament on Tuesday

The Valparaiso University baseball team will open up the 2022 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday with an elimination-round game against Indiana State. The winner of the game will advance to the double-elimination portion of the event. Head coach Brian Schmack will give the ball to right-handed pitcher Colin Fields with the season on the line on Tuesday. If Valpo wins, the team’s next game would be on Wednesday morning against MVC regular-season champion Southern Illinois. The winner of the tournament, which is hosted by Missouri State, will receive an automatic NCAA Regional berth.


Regular-Season Finale Canceled Due to Inclement Weather with Valpo Leading Evansville Early

The Valparaiso University baseball team took an early 3-0 lead over Evansville on Saturday at Braun Stadium in Evansville, Ind., but Mother Nature took away a chance for a Beacons series win as the contest went on a lightning delay in the second inning. After an hour of waiting, the weather remained unplayable and the game was canceled and declared a no contest.


Valpo Ties Season High in Hits in Road Win at Evansville

The Valparaiso University baseball team went on the road and defeated one of the top teams in the Missouri Valley Conference standings on Friday night, besting Evansville 8-4 on a night where the temperatures were every bit as pleasant as the outcome at Braun Stadium in Evansville, Ind. Nolan Tucker (Cedar Lake, Ind. / Hanover Central) turned in his third four-hit game of the season to lead a 16-hit attack by the Beacons, who matched a season high in the hit column.


Valpo Drops Series Opener in Evansville

The Valparaiso University baseball team began the final series of the regular season on Thursday night at Braun Stadium in Evansville, Ind. with a 9-2 setback to the host Purple Aces.