2019 Buena Vista Baseball News

  • Season Ends after Tough 11-5 Loss to Concordia Chicago
    May 19, 2019
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. - The Buena Vista University baseball team saw its season come to and end on Sunday afternoon after a tough 11-5 loss to second-ranked Concordia Chicago in an elimination game.
  • Bats Come to Life during 7-3 Victory over St. John's (Minn.)
    May 18, 2019
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. - Ryley McGregor lined a double into right center in the bottom of the fourth inning that broke a scoreless game, as the Beaver bats came alive during a 7-3 victory over St. John's Saturday morning in the first elimination game of regional tournament.
  • Beavers Fall 2-0 at #2 Concordia Chicago in Regional Opener
    May 17, 2019
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. - Senior Egan Bonde pitched 7.1 innings of five-hit ball while three players finished with two hits, but the Buena Vista University baseball team couldn't get the big hit when it needed it and fell at #2 Concordia Chicago on Friday morning to begin the NCAA Regional Tournament.
  • Beavers to Open NCAA Regional Play on Friday
    May 16, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista baseball team earned an automatic berth into the NCAA DIII Regional Tournament after winning its third conference championship in school history this past weekend. The Beavers will take on the top-seed and second-ranked Concordia-Chicago on Friday at 10 a.m.
  • Rheault Named A-R-C Position Player of the Year; Four others Recognized
    May 15, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista University junior second baseman Bryce Rheault highlights the list all-conference honors for the Beavers this season by being voted on as the league's Position Player of the Year, announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Three others were also named all-conference along with one honorable mention selection.
  • Beavers Headed to Concordia Chicago Regional
    May 14, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista baseball team picked up the program’s third conference tournament championship on Saturday afternoon to earn an automatic berth into the NCAA DIII Regional Tournament which takes place May 17-19.  The Beavers learned Monday morning during the NCAA selection show that they will be traveling to River Forest, Ill., to face #1 Concordia-Chicago on Friday at 1:30 p.m.  The other two teams making up the four-team regional include Baldwin Wallace and St. John’s.
  • Henrichs and Smart Earn Weekly A-R-C Baseball Honors
    May 14, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Sophomore Nick Henrichs and junior Gage Smart have been named as Co-Athletes of the Week by the American Rivers Conference following their performances during the A-R-C Baseball Tournament this past weekend in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Beavers Claim Tournament Championship with 5-1 Victory over 12th-ranked Coe
    May 11, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS - The Buena Vista University baseball team continued its hot streak on Saturday afternoon on Perfect Game Field inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium by knocking off top-seed and 12th-ranked Coe College for the second time in as many days, 5-1, to claim the program's third-ever conference tournament championship.
  • Beavers onto the Championship after 4-0 Shutout of Top-Seed Coe
    May 10, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS - Nick Henrichs held Coe to just three hits over 5.2 innings before giving way to the bullpen and also registered two hits and an RBI at the plate to help push the Buena Vista University baseball team past top-seeded Coe College, 4-0, and earn a spot into Saturday's championship game of the American Rivers Conference Baseball Tournament.
  • Beavers Seeking Third Conference Tournament Title
    May 09, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista University baseball team won 10 of its last 11 games to end the regular season and earn a second-seed into the American Rivers Conference Tournament which runs May 9-11 in Cedar Rapids inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium. BVU enters the tournament seeking its third conference tournament crown in program history.
  • Henrichs' Blast Lifts Beavers to Opening Round Victory
    May 09, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS - Nick Henrichs took a 1-2 pitch and launched a scorching line drive home run over the fence in left in the bottom of the fourth inning, and that proved to be enough for Egan Bonde who tossed another gem before Gage Smart closed the door and the Beavers open the American Rivers Conference Tournament with a 1-0 victory over third-seed Luther.
  • Bonde Tabbed A-R-C Pitcher of the Week
    May 07, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista University senior pitcher Egan Bonde was rewarded for his strong pitching performance on the mound over the weekend by being named the American Rivers Conference Pitcher of the Week.
  • Beavers Sweep Spartans and Earn #2 Seed and First Round Bye
    May 04, 2019
    STORM LAKE – The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday afternoon in thrilling fashion as the Beavers scored a run in the eighth inning of game two and held on for the 1-0 victory which completed the three-game sweep of visiting Dubuque and give the team the second seed and a first round bye in next week's American Rivers Conference Tournament.
  • Beavers Move into Tie for Second after Thrilling 3-2 Win over Dubuque
    May 03, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Peyton Renning doubled, tripled and scored twice and the first three hitters in the Buena Vista line-up combined to go 6-for-12 in the contest, as the Beavers opened a big home series against the University of Dubuque with a hard fought 3-2 victory to move into a tie for second place in the American Rivers Conference standings with just two games to go.
  • Baseball Takes Seven Game Home Win Streak into Regular Season Finale
    May 02, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista will be meeting with Dubuque for the first time this year for the final series before conference play begins on May 9th. The Beavers look to get a series win to help push them above Dubuque for the number 2 or 3 spot in the conference. 
  • Joe Rock Finds a Program that Fits
    April 30, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Last weekend’s less-than-ideal spring weather threw a figurative curve ball at the Buena Vista University baseball team, forcing the Beavers to make two trips across Iowa to complete a three-game series at Luther College.
  • Rheault Named A-R-C Male Athlete of the Week
    April 29, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista junior infielder Bryce Rheault has been named the American Rivers Conference Male Athlete of the Week for his strong play on the field this past week which helped the Beavers go 4-1 overall.  He was also the league's baseball position player of the week.
  • Beavers Win Wild Extra-Inning Contest to Take Series from Luther
    April 28, 2019
    DECORAH - After failing to close out the game in four straight innings, the Buena Vista baseball team was finally able to get the job done in the 13th frame, as the Beavers picked up a wild 13-11 victory to claim the series at Luther College on Sunday afternoon.
  • Beavers Earn DH Split at Luther; Remain Two Back of Second
    April 26, 2019
    DECORAH - Luther got a solo home run in the seventh inning of game two which broke a 1-1 tie and later added two more runs in the eighth to take a three-run lead, and the Norse would go on to win the nightcap of Friday's American Rivers Conference doubleheader after Buena Vista took the opener, 9-6.
  • Beavers Push Home Win Streak to Seven with DH Sweep
    April 23, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista University baseball team kept pace in the American Rivers Conference standings on Tuesday night by picking up yet another series win after sweeping a doubleheader from visiting Nebraska Wesleyan by scores of 8-1 and 9-4.
  • Beavers Complete Series Sweep of Wartburg with a Pair of Wins on Saturday
    April 20, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The temperatures heated up on Saturday and so did the bats for the Buena Vista University baseball team, as the Beavers totaled 29 hits and 21 runs en route to a doubleheader sweep of Wartburg. The team earned its first-ever three-game series sweep of the Knights.
  • Beavers Rally Late to Edge Knights in Series Opener
    April 19, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista scored four times over the final three innings while holding visiting Wartburg College scoreless in each of those frames, as the Beavers went on to win the opener of the three-game weekend series with a 7-4 victory over the Knights on Friday night.
  • Prairie Wolves Hand BVU Fifth Straight Loss with 10-5 Victory on Tuesday
    April 16, 2019
    Lincoln, Neb. - The Buena Vista University baseball team suffered its fifth straight loss on Tuesday afternoon at Nebraska Wesleyan as the Prairie Wolves used a big second and third inning to break the game open en route to a 10-5 victory.
  • Kohawks Edge Beavers Twice to Complete Series Sweep on Saturday
    April 14, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS - The Buena Vista baseball team looked to sweep a doubleheader at No. 18 Coe College on Saturday afternoon and pick up its third straight conference series victory, but the Kohawks held off the Beavers with 7-6 and 2-1 victories, respectively, to complete the series sweep.
  • Baseball on the Road for a Weekend Series at No. 18 Coe College
    April 12, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista baseball team has won five of its last seven games overall and has secure win in two straight American Rivers Conference series, and the Beavers will look to make it three straight series victories when it takes the road for a three-game series starting tonight at No. 18 Coe College.
  • Kohawks Hang on to Edge Beavers 4-0 in Series Opener
    April 12, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS - The 18th-ranked Coe College baseball team scored a pair of unearned runs in the eighth inning, and that helped the Kohawks hold off the Beavers 4-0 in the opening game of the three-game weekend series at Daniels Park.
  • Beavers Finish with DH Split after Dutch Rally in Game Two
    April 06, 2019
    PELLA - The Buena Vista baseball team was six outs away from a doubleheader sweep on Saturday afternoon, but Central College rallied with five runs in the eighth inning to take its first lead of the weekend and held off the Beavers, 6-4. BVU secured the series win with a 7-2 triumph in the opener.
  • Beavers Claim Series Opener at Central for Third Straight Win
    April 05, 2019
    PELLA - Sophomore Nick Henrichs pitched 6.2 scoreless innings and got the aid of some timely extra base hits by the offense, as the Buena Vista University baseball team secured game one of the three-game weekend series at Central College with a 3-1 victory on Friday afternoon.
  • Baseball Rallies to Sweep Duhawks and Win Series
    March 31, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Junior Bryce Rheault belted a three-run home run to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a 4-2 victory in the opener of Sunday's doubleheader while Ryley McGregor plated the go-ahead run in a 5-4 victory in game-two as the Beavers swept the Duhawks to win the series and even their American Rivers Conference record.
  • Saturday's Baseball Doubleheader against Loras Postponed
    March 30, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Due to unfavorable playing conditions because of cold temperatures and high winds, the Buena Vista vs. Loras College baseball doubleheader that was scheduled for this afternoon has been pushed back to Sunday, March 31. First pitch is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. The two teams played the series opener on Friday night.
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