December 17, 2018 Baseball to Host Annual Winter Camps The Buena Vista baseball team will once again be hosting a number of winter campus for all ages inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus.
August 13, 2018 Joe Paletta Returns as Assistant Baseball Coach Buena Vista head baseball coach Steve Eddie has announced the return of Joe Paletta as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2019 season.
May 16, 2018 Renning, Henrichs and Wagenman Named to All-Iowa Conference Baseball Teams Three Buena Vista baseball players have been recognized by the Iowa Conference baseball coaches for their respective play on the diamond this season by being voted to the All-IIAC Baseball team as announced by the league office today.
May 11, 2018 Baseball Loses Heartbreaker to Luther to End Season at IIAC Tournament Buena Vista overcame a 4-1 deficit with three runs in the eight before taking the lead with a run in the ninth, but it was Luther College rallying in the bottom of the ninth with a pair of runs to defeat the Beavers in heartbreaking fashion, 6-5.
May 10, 2018 Kohawks Edge Beavers 4-3 in Opener of IIAC Baseball Tournament Eric LaRue pitched five strong innings, Bryce Rheault finished 3-for-5 with an RBI, but it was third-seed Coe College pushing across a two-out run in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge Buena Vista, 4-3, to begin play Thursday in the Iowa Conference Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium.
May 10, 2018 Beavers Win Extra Inning Thriller over Loras to Remain Alive in IIAC Tournament After letting a 4-1 lead slip away late, the Buena Vista baseball team battled out of a pair of bases loaded jams and scored four runs in the top of the 11th inning before holding on in the bottom half, to knock off fourth-seed Loras College, 8-5, in an elimination game Thursday night on day one of the Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament played inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids.
May 7, 2018 No. 6 Buena Vista Faces No. 3 Coe in IIAC Baseball Tournament Opener The Buena Vista baseball team will be making its 10th straight appearance into the Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament which is set to begin on Thursday, May 10, in Cedar Rapids at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Sixth-seed BVU will begin play by facing sixth-seed Coe College at 11:00 a.m.
May 5, 2018 Baseball Powers Way Past Wartburg to begin Weekend Series The bats came to life in a big way for Buena Vista to open up its three-game weekend series against Wartburg, as the Beavers chalked up six extra-base hits which helped lead to nine unanswered runs, en route to a big 11-5 victory over the Knights to clinch the sixth and final Iowa Conference Tournament berth.
May 5, 2018 Baseball Comeback Falls Short in Game One; Game Two Called due to Weather After securing a spot in the Iowa Conference Tournament on Friday night, the Buena Vista baseball team was looking to keep momentum going on Saturday as it closed out the series with Wartburg as well as the regular season, but the Beavers came up short in the opener of the doubleheader before mother nature stepped in yet again causing game two to be called after two innings due to rain and lightning.
May 3, 2018 Beavers Host Wartburg for a 3-Game Series starting Friday Night The Buena Vista baseball team is clinging to the sixth and final spot into the IIAC Baseball Tournament heading into the last regular season games against Wartburg. Game one of the series starts at 6:00pm on Friday night.
May 1, 2018 Beaver Baseball Handed 16-1 Home Loss by Loras on Tuesday Loras jumped on Buena Vista pitching from the early going of the series finale on Tuesday afternoon played in Storm Lake, and the Duhawks completed the sweep of the Beavers with a 16-1 (7 inning) victory.
April 29, 2018 Baseball Salvages DH Split after Taking Series Finale Simpson scored 10 unanswered runs in Saturday's doubleheader opener and went on to win 10-5, but Buena Vista was able to come back and get eight shutout innings from Egan Bonde in game two in order to salvage a split with a 6-0 victory.
April 27, 2018 Baseball Drops Series Opener at Simpson The Buena Vista baseball team opened a three-game weekend series at Simpson College on Friday night, and it was the Storm taking advantage of nearly every opportunity offensively en route to a 10-2 victory over the Beavers.
April 24, 2018 Duhawks Sweep Beavers on Tuesday Afternoon The Buena Vista baseball team team returned to the diamond on Tuesday afternoon for an Iowa Conference road doubleheader at Loras College, but the Beavers saw their losing skid hit four games after losses to the Duhawks by scores of 22-3 (7 inn.) and 7-4.
April 21, 2018 Baseball Drops Final Two Games To Kohawks After scoring 10 runs in Friday afternoon's series opening victory against Coe College, the Buena Vista bats were held in check while the Kohawks exploded for 24 runs on the day en route to a doubleheader sweep of the Beavers in Cedar Rapids.
April 20, 2018 Beavers and Kohawks Set for Key IIAC Series The Buena Vista baseball team is eager to get back onto the field for the first time in over a week after battling through the recenter winter snowstorms when it now travels to Cedar Rapids to play Coe College in a three-game weekend series originally scheduled to take place in Storm Lake.
April 20, 2018 Baseball Powers its Way Past Kohawks in Series Opener Freshman Nick Henrichs blasted a pair of home runs, added a double and drove in four runs to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team past Coe College on Friday afternoon in the opener of their three-game weekend series that was shifted to Cedar Rapids.
April 18, 2018 Baseball Series with Coe being Moved to Cedar Rapids Mother Nature is at it yet again, and as a result, the Buena Vista baseball series against Coe College, scheduled for this Friday and Saturday in Storm Lake has been moved to Cedar Rapids.
April 10, 2018 Prairie Wolves Rally Late for 11-10 Win over BVU on Tuesday The Buena Vista baseball team jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead after two innings at Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday afternoon, but the Prairie Wolves plated five runs in the second and sixth in the eighth to edge the Beavers 11-10.
April 9, 2018 Baseball to Wrap up Season Series against Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday After taking the first two games of the series at home, the Beaver baseball team heads to Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday afternoon looking for the season sweep against Nebraska Wesleyan.
April 9, 2018 Baseball Makes Changes to Upcoming Weekend Schedule Due to playing conditions in the Twin Cities area as well as scheduling conflicts as a result of all the rescheduling of games this spring, there are more schedule changes being made to the upcoming Buena Vista baseball schedule.
April 7, 2018 Baseball Takes Opener of DH against Dubuque On what was another cool April afternoon, Buena Vista was able to rally with runs in the fifth and sixth innings to win the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against Dubuque, 3-2.
April 7, 2018 Baseball splits DH versus Dubuque Buena Vista was unable to take advantage of runners on base late in game two against the University of Dubuque on Saturday afternoon, and droped the second game of the doubleheader with the Spartans in 11 innings by the score of 4-2.
April 2, 2018 Baseball Sweeps DH over Neb. Wesleyan in Home Opener Buena Vista scored nine times in the fourth inning of Monday afternoon's home opener against Nebraska Wesleyan en route to a 13-3 (7 inn.) before scoring on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth in game two for a thrilling 2-1 walk-off victory.
April 2, 2018 Roberts Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Freshman Coleman Roberts is off to a torrid start to Iowa Conference play, and his performance last week has earned him Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week accolades for the period ending April 1.
March 31, 2018 Baseball Slugs its Way to Series Win over Central on Saturday Central College led 5-3 midway through Saturday's series finale in Pella before the Beaver offense exploded for 18 unanswered runs en route to a commanding 21-9 Iowa Conference victory over the Dutch.
March 30, 2018 Baseball Splits DH at Central to begin Weekend Series After dropping the opener of Friday afternoon's doubleheader, 7-3, the Buena Vista baseball team came back to salvage a split on the day by squeezing out a thrilling 7-6 victory in 10 innings of game two.
March 25, 2018 Sartor's Homerun Lifts Beaver Baseball to Series Win over Luther Buena Vista junior Porter Sartor hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, and three Buena Vista pitchers combined on a two-hitter, as the Beavers wrapped up a series win at Luther to start Iowa Conference play with a 3-1 win over the Norse on Sunday afternoon.
March 23, 2018 Beaver Baseball Splits DH at Luther to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team plated four runs in the 10th inning of game one and held on to win the game 7-3 before Luther went on to score four times in the sixth inning of the nightcap to even the series with a 5-2 victory.
March 20, 2018 Bryce Rheault Voted IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week Buena Vista sophomore Bryce Rheault has been recognized for his play over the past week by being named the Iowa Conference's Baseball Position Player of the Week for the period ending, March 18.
March 20, 2018 Baseball Ends Spring Trip with 16-7 Loss to St. John's (Minn.) Buena Vista jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but it was nearly all St. John's after that, as the Johnnies scored in all but two innings en route to a 16-7 victory inside the Kino Sports Complex down in Tucson, Ariz.
March 19, 2018 Beavers Split Thrilling Doubleheader with UW-Superior The Buena Vista baseball team held off a late rally by UW-Superior in the opener of Monday's doubleheader to win 7-6, but the Beavers squandered a late lead in the nightcap as the Yellowjackets rallied to win 10-9.
March 18, 2018 Baseball With a Pair of Strong Outings on Saturday against Salem St. The Buena Vista baseball team got solid pitching all day long, and the bats were explosive in the nightcap in particular, as the Beavers earned a doubleheader split against Salem St. on Saturday, dropping the opener, 3-2, before bouncing back with a strong 13-1 triumph in game two.
March 18, 2018 Eddie Wins 400th Career Game as Beaver Baseball Routs Oberlin The Buena Vista baseball team picked up its third win in its last five outings on Sunday afternoon by blanking Oberlin College, 10-0 (7 innings) while also giving head coach Steve Eddie his 400th career victory.
March 17, 2018 Macalester uses Big Sixth Inning to Down Beaver Baseball on Friday Macalester College scored four times in the fifth and led 7-6 before erupting for 11 runs in the sixth en route to an 18-10 triumph over the Buena Vista baseball team on Friday morning at the Kino Sports Complex.
March 16, 2018 Baseball Hangs on For 15-10 Win over Wesleyan (Conn.) to begin Spring Trip The Buena Vista baseball team jumped out to an early 8-0 lead and held off a Wesleyan University rally on Thursday afternoon as the Beavers began their 2018 Spring Break trip with a 15-10 victory.
March 8, 2018 Bethel Sweeps Doubleheader over Beavers inside U.S. Bank Stadium The Buena Vista baseball team traveled up to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday for an evening doubleheader against Bethel University, but it was the Royals scoring runs in the end of both games to complete the sweep of BVU by scores of 5-3 and 13-1.
March 4, 2018 Baseball Falls 8-3 in Series Finale at WashU on Sunday Washington University (Mo.) scored eight unanswered runs after Buena Vista jumped out to a 1-0 lead on Sunday afternoon, and the Bears handed the Beavers an 8-3 loss in the final game of the three-game series.
March 3, 2018 Baseball Swept by WashU in Season Opening Doubleheader It was a rough day for the Buena Vista baseball team as it opened its 2018 campaign on the road down in St. Louis for a mid-day doubleheader against Washington University (Mo.). The Beavers fell behind early in game one and were defeated 10-0 in seven innings before the Bears rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the twinbill to hand BVU a 15-4 setback.
February 28, 2018 Season Preview: Beaver Baseball begins 2018 Campaign on Saturday at WashU The Buena Vista baseball team is eager to take the field for the first time this season when it travels to Washington University (Mo.) for a three-game weekend series starting with Saturday's doubleheader.
February 27, 2018 Beavers Holding High School Clinics The Buena Vista University baseball coaching staff and players will be holding pitching and hitting clinics for any high school player on Sunday, March 11 inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
February 14, 2018 Baseball is Third in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) released its 2018 IIAC Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 14), and Buena Vista has been picked by the league coaches to finish third.
August 9, 2017 Nic Seaman Hired as Assistant Baseball Coach Buena Vista head baseball coach Steve Eddie has announced the hiring of Nic Seaman to his coaching staff as an assistant coach. Seaman replaces Joe Paletta, who departed earlier this summer.
June 7, 2017 Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Team Announced The 2017 Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Team has been announced with Buena Vista landing 16 student-athletes on this year's list.
May 23, 2017 Dalton Mason Named to D3baseball.com All-Region Third Team Buena Vista senior relief pitcher, Dalton Mason, has landed a spot on this year's All-Central Region Third Team as announced by D3baseball.com on Tuesday.
May 23, 2017 Jacob Hadaway Lands Second Team All-Region by ABCA/Rawlings Buena Vista senior starting pitcher, Jake Hadaway, has been named a Second Team All-Central Region performer by the America Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings as announced on Tuesday.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
May 17, 2017 Five Baseball Players Awarded All-IIAC Accolades The Iowa Conference announced its 2017 All-IIAC Baseball Team Tuesday afternoon, and five Buena Vista players were named to either the First or Second Teams with one other earning Honorable Mention honors.
May 13, 2017 Baseball Sees Season End in Hearbreaking Fashion The Buena Vista baseball team saw its bid for a spot in Saturday afternoon's Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament championship game come up short in heartbreaking fashion as it blew a four-run lead late during a 5-4 heartbreaking loss to fifth-seed Coe College.
May 12, 2017 Baseball Comeback Falls Short against Top-Seed Wartburg The Buena Vista baseball team couldn't hold onto a pair of early leads on Friday afternoon against top-seed Wartburg College, but still managed to rally in the ninth inning but came up a little short in a 9-6 loss to the Knights.
May 11, 2017 Beavers Go 2-0 on Opening Day of IIAC Baseball Tournament Sophomore Peyton Renning came through with a walk-off single to lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a thrilling 5-4 victory over Central College to begin Thursday's Iowa Conference Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids. BVU then turned around and blanked second-seed Dubuque, 2-0, on the strength of a complete-game shutout from senior Jake Hadaway.
May 6, 2017 Baseball Wins Series against Kohawks to Close Out Regular Season The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up its regular season on Saturday afternoon by winning the three-game weekend series at Coe College after splitting a doubleheader with the Kohawks. Coe scored a pair of late runs to take the opener, 3-1, before BVU hung on for a 7-5 victory in the nightcap.
May 5, 2017 Johnson's Late HR Breaks Game Open as BVU Rolls Past Coe Senior Cam Johnson entered the game late for Buena Vista and made his presence felt right away by blasting a three-run home run during a five-run eighth inning that helped lift the Beaver baseball team to a 10-2 series-opening road victory against Coe College.
May 2, 2017 Baseball Wins Series over Loras with 4-2 Victory on Tuesday Kolby Hilgenberg doubled home the tying run in the sixth and scored on Devin Wagenman's sacrifice fly while Kendall Candor added a key insurance run in the eighth to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a 4-2 Iowa Conference victory at Loras College on Tuesday night to complete the series win.
April 29, 2017 Baseball Wraps up Home Schedule by Winning Series over Simpson After dropping a tough 3-2 decision in game one of Saturday's doubleheader versus Simpson, the Buena Vista baseball team erupted for a 12-2 (7 inning) victory over the Storm in the finale. The games were the final home contests for the team this season.
April 28, 2017 Hadaway Shines in BVU's 2-1 Win over Simpson Jacob Hadaway allowed just one run and one hit over eight innings while Noah Paper and Devon Harms drove in one run each, as the Buena Vista baseball team began its final home series of the year with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Simpson College on Friday night on what was a frigid night for baseball.
April 26, 2017 Baseball Finishes with DH Split with Loras on Wednesday On a frigid evening for baseball, the Buena Vista baseball team hosted Loras College for an Iowa Conference doubleheader on Wednesday, and the two teams split the two games with BVU taking the first, 3-1, and Loras winning the nightcap, 6-2.
April 24, 2017 BREAKING: Baseball DH with Loras Pushed Back to Wednesday With a high percentage of rain in the forecast for Tuesday, the originally scheduled baseball doubleheader at home with Loras College has been postponed to Wednesday, April 26, at 3:30pm.
April 22, 2017 Beaver Baseball Drops First IIAC Series of the Year Wartburg College used a five-run sixth inning during Saturday's opener and a four-run eighth inning of the nightcap to go on and sweep the Buena Vista baseball team by scores of 6-2 and 7-3.
April 21, 2017 Wartburg Hands BVU 10-2 Loss to Open Weekend Series Wartburg College used a seven-run first inning on Friday night to break things wide open, as the Knights went on to hand the Buena Vista baseball team a tough 10-2 road loss to open up the three-game weekend series in Waverly.
April 17, 2017 Dutch Snap Beavers Win Streak with Series Opening Win The bats went silent for the Buena Vista baseball team on Sunday night, and Central College broke the game open with a four-run fourth inning, as the Beavers fell to the Dutch in the series opener, 10-1.
April 17, 2017 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader from Dutch to Win Season Series After suffering a 10-1 loss to Central College on Sunday night, the Buena Vista baseball team clawed and scratched its way back to earn a doubleheader sweep on Monday afternoon, including a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory in the nightcap.
April 13, 2017 BREAKING: Baseball & Softball Schedule Changes for Weekend Games Due to a strong chance of inclement weather on both Friday and Saturday, changes have been made to the Buena Vista baseball and softball games scheduled to be played in Storm Lake over the weekend.
April 11, 2017 Baseball Holds on for Thrilling 8-7 Win over Neb. Wesleyan Buena Vista nearly surrendered an 8-1 lead late, but a great defensive play with the tying run on third gave the Beavers an 8-7 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday night to complete the season sweep of the Prairie Wolves.
April 9, 2017 Beavers Slug Their Way to DH Sweep of Carleton on Sunday The Buena Vista baseball team blasted five home runs combined in Sunday's doubleheader, including a walk-off in the opener, as the Beavers began its 2017 home schedule with a non-conference doubleheader sweep of Carleton College.
April 4, 2017 Baseball Sweeps DH at Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista baseball team secured its third straight series win to begin the Iowa Conference schedule after sweeping Tuesday's doubleheader at Nebraska Wesleyan by scores of 6-0 and 6-4.
April 1, 2017 Baseball Wins Series over Spartans with DH Split on Saturday Ethan McHenry provided the late-game insurance in game one of Saturday's doubleheader to help secure the Buena Vista baseball team's series win over Dubuque. The Spartans did, however, come back to avoid the sweep with a 6-1 win in game two.
March 31, 2017 Baseball Takes Series Opener at Dubuque Jake Hadaway pitched six strong innings and got some timely offensive behind him to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a series-opening, 4-3, road victory at the University of Dubuque on Friday afternoon.
March 26, 2017 Baseball Splits DH with Norse to Win IIAC Opening Series The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up both its IIAC opening series and its spring break trip on Saturday afternoon by splitting a doubleheader against Luther College by taking the opener 5-1 before letting a lead slip away in the nightcap to fall 6-4.
March 24, 2017 Late Rally Pushes Beavers to 4-2 Win over Luther in IIAC Opener Jake Hadaway pitched seven innings, allowing just two unearned runs, and the Buena Vista baseball team scored three runs in the seventh inning to help lift it to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Luther College in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams played in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday afternoon.
March 22, 2017 Oberlin Hands BVU an 8-2 Loss on Wednesday Playing its final contest before opening up Iowa Conference play on Friday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team faced Oberlin College for the second time in three days, but its was the Yeomen coming out on top this time around, 8-2.
March 20, 2017 Baseball with a Pair of Comeback Wins on Monday The Buena Vista baseball team ran its overall win streak to three games with a pair of thrilling comeback victories on Monday over Carthage and Kalamazoo, respectively, during the annual Tucson Invitational.
March 19, 2017 Baseball Blanks Oberlin 8-0 on Sunday Buena Vista jumped out to a 4-0 lead after its first at-bat on Sunday against Oberlin, and that proved to be more than enough offense, as Jake Lewis pitched six shutout innings to help BVU blank Oberlin, 8-0.
March 6, 2017 Beavers Suffer First Setbacks of the Year The Buena Vista baseball team got to experience first-hand the newly constructed U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday night with a doubleheader against Bethel University, but the Beavers came on the short-end of the scoring in both games, falling 6-3 in the opener and 9-4 in the nightcap.
March 6, 2017 Hamline Sweeps Doubleheader from BVU The Buena Vista team was looking to bounce back on Monday following its first two losses of the season, but the Beavers struggled to get much going offensively during 8-3 and 14-0 setbacks to Hamline University inside of U.S. Bank Stadium.
February 28, 2017 Hilgenberg and Hadaway Sweep IIAC Player of the Week Accolades The Buena Vista baseball team got its season off to a 3-0 start this past weekend, and as a result have also landed both the IIAC Position Player and Pitcher of the Week honors.
February 26, 2017 Baseball Improves to 3-0 with Second Win over Fontbonne Buena Vista scored three times in the fifth and added five big insurance runs in the eighth to pull away from Fontbonne en route to a 9-4 victory and a 3-0 start to the season.
February 24, 2017 Baseball Plates 24 Runs and Goes 2-0 on Opening Day The bats appeared to be in mid-season form on Friday as the Buena Vista baseball team began its 2017 campaign with a pair of lopsided victories down in St. Louis over both Fontbonne and UW-Platteville, respectively.
February 23, 2017 Baseball to Open Season Saturday at Fontbonne The start of another Buena Vista baseball season is upon us as the Beavers will throw their first pitch of the 2017 campaign on Friday and Saturday when they play three games at Fontbonne University in St. Louis. BVU begins play with the host school starting at noon on Friday.
February 22, 2017 Schedule Adjustments Made to Baseball's Season Opening Games With inclement weather expected in the St. Louis area over the weekend, the Buena Vista baseball games originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday have now been bumped up by one day. Games will now be played on Friday and Saturday instead of Saturday-Sunday.
February 16, 2017 Baseball Picked Third in IIAC Preseason Poll The 2017 Iowa Conference Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll was released to the public on Thursday, and Buena Vista was picked by the league coaches to finish third.
January 11, 2017 Former Beaver Neil Marshall Named Finalist for IIAC Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Former Buena Vista baseball player Neil Marshall has been named one of the three finalists for the 2015-16 Duane Schroeder IIAC Scholar Athlete of the Year award.
May 26, 2016 Neil Marshall Named First Team All-American by D3baseball.com The postseason awards keep on piling up for Buena Vista University senior second baseman Neil Marshall, but none bigger than becoming the program's first-ever First Team All-American by D3baseball.com as announced on Thursday.
May 25, 2016 Beaver Baseball Recognized in ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams The Buena Vista University baseball team had five players land spots on the All-Central Region Teams announced by the ABCA/Rawlings. The Beavers had a pair of First Team selections, one Second Team and two more Third Team players.
May 23, 2016 Marshall Named Central Region Player of the Year; Two others Honored Buena Vista University senior second baseman Neil Marshall headlines the Central Region All-Region honors as he has been named the region's Player of the Year. The Beavers also had seniors Tanner Truesdell and Bennett Mann recognized.
May 16, 2016 Marshall Named IIAC Position Player of the Year; Beavers Land Eight All-IIAC Selections The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its postseason baseball awards on Monday, and the Buena Vista University team was well represented. Senior Neil Marshall highlights the team by being named the IIAC Position Player of the Year.
May 14, 2016 Beavers Win Thriller over Coe; Lose Heartbreaker to Wartburg It was a day of rallies for the Buena Vista baseball team on Saturday as the Beavers scored two in the ninth inning to defeat Coe, 9-8, before overcoming a 6-1 deficit against #12 Wartburg to take a 9-7 lead in the ninth only to see the Knights score two in the ninth and one in the 10th to win 10-9.
May 13, 2016 Beavers Eliminate Simpson with 6-0 Victory Friday Night The Buena Vista University baseball team scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings before adding a pair of late insurance runs in the eighth en route to a 6-0 victory over Simpson on Friday night at the Iowa Conference Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids.
May 12, 2016 #17 Beaver Baseball Set to begin Quest for IIAC Tournament Title The Buena Vista University baseball team takes the field at 4:00pm Thursday afternoon to begin play in the 2016 Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium. The second-seed Beavers will take on the winner of third-seed Luther and sixth-seed Simpson.
May 12, 2016 #17 Beavers Drop IIAC Tournament Opener 8-4 to Third-Seed Luther Third-seed Luther plated three runs in both the third and sixth innings and held off a late Beaver rally, as the Norse held on for an 8-4 victory inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium on day one of the IIAC Tournament.
May 7, 2016 Baseball Salvages Split with Storm after Heartbreaking Loss in Opener The Buena Vista baseball team blew a 10-3 lead late in the series opener on Friday afternoon at Simpson as the Storm rallied with four runs in the seventh to win in walk-off fashion, 11-10. The Beavers dominated game two from the outset en route to a 10-1 triumph.
May 7, 2016 Baseball Closes Regular Season with DH Sweep of Storm The #23 Buena Vista baseball team closed out the regular season on Saturday afternoon by sweeping a doubleheader at Simpson College and taking the series from the Storm, 3-1.
May 3, 2016 Baseball Sweeps Weekly IIAC Honors The Buena Vista baseball team swept the weekly Iowa Conference baseball awards on Tuesday morning with senior second baseman Neil Marshall tabbed the Position Player of the Week while Jacob Hadaway earned Pitcher of the Week accolades. The recognition covers games played thru Sunday, May 1.
May 2, 2016 Baseball Secures First Round Bye into IIAC Tournament with Series Win over Norse The Buena Vista baseball team tallied 20 runs and hit four home runs on the day en route to a doubleheader sweep that capped off the four-game weekend sweep at Luther College on Monday afternoon. In the process, the Beavers assured themselves of no worse than a second-place IIAC finish.
May 1, 2016 Marshall Sets IIAC Record during DH Sweep at Luther Senior Neil Marshall doubled with one out in the seventh and scored one batter later on Brandon Wessels home run to left to help lift BVU to a 5-4 victory in the opener of Sunday's doubleheader. He also doubled in a run as BVU completed the sweep with a 2-0 victory in game two.
April 28, 2016 Baseball Shifts Weekend Series at Luther to Sunday-Monday The Buena Vista baseball weekend series at Luther College for April 29-30 has been pushed back and will now take place on May 1-2 due to the threat of rain.
April 26, 2016 Baseball Powers its Way to Season Sweep of Kohawks The Buena Vista baseball team pounded out 34 hits, including six home runs, as it powered its way to a doubleheader sweep at Coe College on Tuesday afternoon which also completed the season sweep of the Kohawks.
April 23, 2016 Beavers Win Series over Spartans; Conclude Home Schedule Buena Vista rallied twice in the final two innings of Saturday afternoon's opener before finally hanging on to a thrilling 6-5 victory over visiting Dubuque. The Spartans, however, handed BVU just its second home loss of the year in the home and series finale by winning 4-0 in game two.
April 22, 2016 Baseball Claims First Two Games with Spartans The Buena Vista baseball team began its final homestand of the season on Friday afternoon by taking the first two games of the four-game series by scores of 4-3 and 5-3.
April 19, 2016 Marshall Tabbed IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week For the third time in his career, and the first this season, Buena Vista senior second baseman Neil Marshall has been named the Iowa Conference Baseball Position Player of the Week.
April 16, 2016 Wessels Reaches Hit Milestone as Beavers Sweep Dutch on Saturday Senior Brandon Wessels had three hits in Buena Vista's 7-2 game win over Central, and in the process, became the third player in school history to reach 200 in his career. The Beavers also went on to win game two, 16-9, to complete the doubleheader sweep and take 3-of-4 in the series.
April 15, 2016 Comeback Bid Falls Short as Beavers Split DH with Central The bats were alive and well during Friday night's series opener against visiting Central College as BVU erupted for an 11-2 victory, but were held in check during game two as the Dutch hung on for a narrow 7-6 decision.
April 12, 2016 Baseball Takes a Pair from Kohawks on Tuesday Buena Vista outlasted visiting Coe College in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader by scoring twice in the sixth inning to win 10-9. It was all Beavers in the nightcap, as BVU scored four times in the seventh inning to win 11-1 (7 innings).
April 10, 2016 #20 Beavers Swept by Wartburg to begin Four-Game Series The Buena Vista baseball team was playing its first Iowa Conference road games of the year on Saturday afternoon, and were handed a pair of tough losses by preseason favorite, Wartburg College, by scores of 5-2 and 8-0.
April 10, 2016 Baseball Splits with Knights in Sunday's Series Finale After falling twice to Wartburg on Saturday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team bounced back for a strong 6-2 win in the first game of Sunday's twinbill, but suffered a tough 5-1 setback in the finale.
April 7, 2016 Baseball Weekend Series at Wartburg Pushed Back to Saturday/Sunday Due to forecasted weather and wind conditions, the Buena Vista baseball series scheduled at Wartburg College has been pushed back to a Saturday-Sunday schedule.
April 5, 2016 Wes Onken Lands Weekly IIAC Pitching Honor Buena Vista senior relief pitcher Wes Onken has been recognized for his performances on the mound this past weekend by earning Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Week accolades for the first time in his career.
April 5, 2016 Baseball Moves up in both National Polls Following its four-game weekend series sweep at home of Loras College, the Buena Vista baseball team continues to move up in the latest national polls.
April 4, 2016 Weather Forces Postponement of Tuesday's Baseball & Softball DH Due to a strong chance of rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for Storm Lake on Tuesday, the Buena Vista vs. Coe College baseball and softball doubleheaders that were scheduled have been postponed.
April 3, 2016 #25 Beavers Complete Four-Game Sweep of Duhawks The 25th-ranked Buena Vista baseball team finished off the opening weekend of the Iowa Conference schedule in a dominating way by pounding out 24 hits on Sunday, as the Beavers picked up a pair of victories to complete the four-game sweep over visiting Loras College.
April 2, 2016 Baseball Sweeps DH from Loras to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team moved its overall win streak up to six while taking a pair of games from visiting Loras College on Saturday, as the Beavers began Iowa Conference play by taking the field at home for the first time this season.
March 31, 2016 IIAC Opener Postponed to Sunday due to Weather Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Thursday night into Friday, the Buena Vista baseball team has adjusted its Iowa Conference opening weekend schedule against Loras College to be played here in Storm Lake.
March 26, 2016 Beavers Post Thrilling 12-9 Win over Williams to End Spring Trip The offense for the Buena Vista baseball team has been able to produce runs late in games, and Friday was no different, as the Beavers scored five times over the final two innings to hang on and defeat Williams, 12-9, and wrap up their spring break trip at 6-2 overall.
March 24, 2016 Beavers Roar Back for Dramatic Comeback Win over Carthage Trailing 11-4 as it went to bat in the eighth inning, the Buena Vista baseball team would go onto plate seven unearned run to tie things at 11-11 before senior Neil Marshall hit a walk-off double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Beavers to a dramatic 12-11 victory over Carthage College on Thursday afternoon.
March 23, 2016 Beavers Split Lopsided DH with Hamline After being handed a tough 16-4 loss to start the day against Hamline, Buena Vista came right back with a lopsided win of its own, downing the Pipers, 17-3, in the nightcap. Both games were stopped after seven innings due to the run rule.
March 23, 2016 Baseball Hangs on for 10-8 Win over Colby The Buena Vista baseball team overcame a 7-6 deficit to score four straight runs before hanging on in the end for a 10-8 victory over Colby College on Wednesday afternoon.
March 22, 2016 Truesdell Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Senior outfielder Tanner Truesdell had a big weekend at the plate for Buena Vista, and for that success he has been named the Iowa Conference's Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending March 20.
March 21, 2016 Baseball Rallies for 8-5 Win over Cal Lutheran After posting 24 runs and 23 hits to begin the Spring Trip on Saturday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team struggled a bit more on Sunday, but managed to rally late for an 8-5 win over Cal Lutheran.
March 21, 2016 Comeback Bid Comes up Short in Loss to Carthage Carthage jumped out to a 9-0 lead and scored four key insurance runs in the eighth inning, as the Red Men held on to hand Buena Vista a tough 13-8 loss on Monday afternoon.
March 19, 2016 Bats Explode for 24 Runs in Blow Out Win over George Fox The Buena Vista baseball team pounded out 23 hits and scored in all but one inning on Saturday afternoon, en route to a lopsided 24-3 victory over George Fox University to begin its annual Spring Break trip in Tucson, Ariz.
March 8, 2016 Wessels Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior catcher Brandon Wessels has been named this week's Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week.
February 29, 2016 Baseball Moves to 2-0 with Convincing Win over North Park The offense got going on Saturday for Buena Vista which posted 15 hits and scored in the final four innings to break open the game and defeat North Park, 11-2, inside of GCS Ballpark.
February 29, 2016 Baseball Wraps up Season Opening Trip at 3-1 The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up a successful opening weekend of play on Monday afternoon with a commanding 12-2 (8 inning) win over UW-Oshkosh after having lost an 11-inning game to begin the day (6-5) to Concordia-Chicago.
February 28, 2016 Baseball Opens Season with Win over #6 Webster on Saturday Senior Justin Lange pitched six shutout innings, and Buena Vista strung together just enough offense to help lift it to a solid 2-0 season-opening victory over #6 Webster University on Saturday afternoon at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Ill.
February 26, 2016 Veteran Group Looks to Lead Beaver Baseball in 2016 Depth and experience will not be a concern for the Buena Vista baseball team as it gets set to begin its 2016 campaign, and that is something that head coach Steve Eddie will lean on to help guide his squad to what they believe can be its second Iowa Conference title in three years.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
June 11, 2015 Beavers Land 20 Student-Athletes on Spring Academic All-IIAC Team The 2014-15 Iowa Conference Spring Academic All-IIAC Team has been released, and Buena Vista University has 20 student-athletes represented on the 237-member list.
May 19, 2015 L. Hadaway Named to D3baseball.com All-Region Team Buena Vista senior relief pitcher, Lucas Hadaway, has been named to the All-Central Region First Team by D3baseball.com as has been announced. Hadaway was one of 10 Iowa Conference players recognized in 2015.
May 13, 2015 Baseball Lands Five on All-Iowa Conference Teams Five Buena Vista baseball players were named All-Iowa Conference when the teams were released on Wednesday, May 13. Three of those individuals were on the First Team with two being Second Team selections.
May 8, 2015 Baseball Season Ends with a 5-1 Loss to Loras The Buena Vista baseball team saw its 2015 campaign come to a close on Friday morning after suffering a tough 5-1 loss to Loras College inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids on the second day of the Iowa Conference Tournament.
May 7, 2015 Baseball Suffers 5-1 Loss to Luther in IIAC Tournament Opener The Buena Vista baseball team got the Iowa Conference Tournament underway against fifth-seed Luther College on Thursday afternoon, but the Beavers were held to only one hit and just three base runners over the final seven innings, as they fell to the Norse, 5-1 at Daniels Park.
May 6, 2015 Hilgenberg Named IIAC Baseball Performer of the Week Buena Vista sophomore baseball player Kolby Hilgenberg has been recognized by the Iowa Conference for his play this past weekend by landing IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week accolades.
May 2, 2015 Beavers get Bats Going in DH Sweep of Norse; Secure Fourth Seed The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day by taking a pair of games from Luther College to win the series and secure the fourth seed in next week's Iowa Conference Tournament. BVU rallied for a 3-2 win in the opener before cruising to a 14-3 (7 inn.) win in game two.
May 1, 2015 Baseball Walks-Off to Earn DH Split to begin Finale Regular Season Series Junior Brandon Wessels drove in his younger brother, Bryce, in the bottom of the 10th inning of game two on Friday night to help lead the Buena Vista baseball team over visiting Luther College to earn the doubleheader split to begin the four-game weekend series. The Norse edged BVU, 4-3, in the opener.
April 27, 2015 Baseball Secures IIAC Tournament Berth with Split at Loras The Buena Vista baseball team closed out its final road series of the regular season on Monday afternoon by winning 7-1 in the nightcap to earn the doubleheader split and secure a spot in next week's Iowa Conference Tournament.
April 27, 2015 Baseball begins Series at Loras with a Split on Sunday The Buena Vista baseball team got its four-game weekend series at Loras College off to a good start with a thrilling 2-1 victory in nine innings of game one before suffering a narrow 4-3 loss in walk-off fashion in game two on Sunday afternoon.
April 23, 2015 Baseball Series at Loras Shifted to Sunday and Monday Due to the threat of rain forecasted for the eastern part of the state this weekend, the four-game road baseball series at Loras College has been pushed back to a Sunday and Monday series in Dubuque.
April 21, 2015 Baseball Finishes Split with Kohawks with Win in Game 2 The Buena Vista baseball team avoided a series loss to Coe College on Tuesday night by hanging on to win game two of the doubleheader, 2-1, and earn a four-game series split. The Kohawks took game one, 4-1.
April 18, 2015 Baseball Splits Series Opening DH with Storm The Buena Vista baseball team bounced back from a 3-1 loss to begin the day on Friday against Simpson to take game two, 5-4, in 13th innings on a walk-off RBI double by Bryce Wessels.
April 18, 2015 Beavers and Storm Split Soggy Saturday DH The Buena Vista and Simpson baseball teams weathered a pair of rain delays and played through a solid downpour for much of game two as the two split an Iowa Conference doubleheader to wrap up the four-game weekend series on Saturday. BVU took the opener, 5-2, before dropping the finale, 18-5.
April 12, 2015 Baseball Splits Saturday DH with Dutch After dropping a pair of games to begin the series with Central College on Friday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team bounced back with a big 6-1 victory in game one Saturday but saw a late lead slip away in game two as the Beavers fell to the Dutch, 8-6.
April 10, 2015 Baseball Swept on the Road by Central The Buena Vista baseball team began its four-game weekend road series at Central College on Friday afternoon, and the 21st-ranked Beavers came up on the short end of both games, falling 4-2 and 7-0.
April 4, 2015 14th-Ranked Beavers Bounce Back with DH Sweep of #10 Knights After seeing 10th-ranked Wartburg College take a pair of games from them on Friday night, the Buena Vista baseball team fought back on Saturday to earn the four-game series split with wins of 5-4 and 10-9.
April 3, 2015 10th-Ranked Knights Take Both Games against #14 BVU on Friday The 10th-ranked Wartburg College baseball team used multiple big innings in both games on Friday as the Knights won a pair of games against Buena Vista by scores of 8-6 and 14-6.
April 1, 2015 Baseball Splits on the Road at Coe College on Tuesday Despite the warm temperatures on Tuesday afternoon, the bats were on the cold side in game one against Coe College, but they eventually heated up in game two, as the 14th-ranked Buena Vista baseball team earned a doubleheader split at Coe College.
March 29, 2015 Beavers Win Road Series at Dubuque to begin IIAC Play After splitting the first two games of the four-game road series to begin Iowa Conference play at the University of Dubuque on Friday, the Buena Vista baseball team completed the series win on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of the Spartans by scores of 9-3 and 4-1.
March 27, 2015 Beavers and Spartans Split a DH to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team began defense of its IIAC regular season title on Friday afternoon in Dubuque by splitting a doubleheader with the Spartans, winning the opener, 7-4, before Dubuque scored the game's final four runs to take game two, 8-4.
March 24, 2015 Eric Gurbacki Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its weekly individual honors on Monday afternoon, and Buena Vista senior first baseman Eric Gurbacki was tabbed as the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week.
March 21, 2015 Baseball Wins Extra-Inning Thriller against Wheaton College Freshman Thomas Wisecup singled home senior Eric Gurbacki in the top of the 10th inning on Saturday afternoon as the Buena Vista baseball team picked up a thrilling 8-7 (10 inning) victory at Wheaton College to wrap-up play in the Wheaton College Invitational.
March 20, 2015 Baseball Runs Overall Record to 9-1 The Buena Vista baseball team improved to 9-1 overall this season after taking a pair of games on Friday to begin its play during the Wheaton College Invitational. BVU began with a comeback, 4-3, win over St. Mary's (Minn.) in the opener before the bats came to life during a 12-6 victory against Aurora.
March 17, 2015 Justin Lange Named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week Buena Vista junior starting pitcher Justin Lange has his 2015 campaign off to a great start, and following his second start of the year this past weekend, he has landed himself a spot on this week's D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
March 15, 2015 Baseball Cruises to Series Win over Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista baseball team pounded out 16 hits and scored a season-high 15 runs against Nebraska Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, and that was more than enough to secure a 15-3 win in the decisive game of the three-game weekend series against the Prairie Wolves.
March 14, 2015 Baseball Splits DH to begin Three-Game Series The Buena Vista baseball team suffered its first loss of the year in Saturday's doubleheader opener at Nebraska Wesleyan, but the Beavers did bounce back with a 3-1 victory in the nightcap to improve to 6-1.
March 10, 2015 Beavers Rally for Thrilling Win over Pioneers For the first time this season the Buena Vista baseball team trailed in a game, but the Beavers would overcome a 5-0 deficit to score a late run and edge Carroll University (Wis.), 6-5, on Tuesday morning to wrap up its season-opening trip to Tucson, Ariz.
March 10, 2015 Beavers Score 25 Runs in DH Sweep of Bethany Lutheran The Buena Vista baseball team continues to put up crooked numbers in the run column and also got solid pitching in both games as the Beavers remained perfect on the year with a doubleheader sweep of Bethany Lutheran at Tucson, Ariz., on Monday evening.
March 9, 2015 Baseball Gets Season Underway with a Pair of Wins The Buena Vista baseball team got its 2015 season underway in the desert on Sunday with a doubleheader against Cornell College, and the Beavers got off to a solid start with a sweep of the Rams by scores of 11-3 and 3-0, respectively.
February 26, 2015 Baseball is Unanimous Favorite to Win IIAC Title in 2015 The Buena Vista baseball team was the unanimous pick to win the 2015 Iowa Conference baseball title as a result of the IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll released on Friday.
February 23, 2015 SEASON PREVIEW: Beaver Baseball Looks to Defend Title in 2015 Despite losing a combined 16 wins from its 2014 starting rotation, as well as two of the top-4 hitters in the batting line-up, the reigning Iowa Conference champion Buena Vista baseball team will still have a plethora of experience and talent to lean on as it heads into the start of its upcoming 2015 campaign.
January 21, 2015 Beaver Baseball Ranked 24th in Preseason D3baseball.com Poll The official start of the season is only a little more than a week away, and the build up to the preseason is in full swing for the Buena Vista baseball team. On Wednesday, it was announced that the Beavers are ranked 24th in the 2015 preseason poll by d3baseball.com.
January 14, 2015 Wessels Named First Team Preseason All-American by D3baseball.com The d3baseball.com Preseason All-American teams were announced on Tuesday and Buena Vista junior catcher and outfielder Brandon Wessels has been selected as a First Team selection.
December 31, 2014 Paletta Hired as Assistant Baseball Coach Buena Vista head baseball coach Steve Eddie has announced that former Beaver baseball player Joe Paletta has been hired to serve as the program’s full-time assistant coach beginning in 2015. He fills the vacancy that opened when Ryan Dupic was hired on as head coach at Concordia College (Neb.) following last season.
November 25, 2014 Baseball Team to Offer Youth & High School Clinics The Buena Vista baseball coaching staff has announced the dates for its upcoming youth and high school camps that will take place on the BVU campus inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center.
July 16, 2014 Brandon Wessels Joins Exclusive Summer League; Turns in Big Day in Debut Buena Vista sophomore Brandon Wessels has joined the exclusive Northwoods Summer League and is playing for the LaCrosse Loggers. He joined the team on Tuesday and turned in a big day at the plate to help the team split a doubleheader.
June 23, 2014 Harris Assigned to Phillies Single-A Affiliate Former Buena Vista left handed pitcher Scott Harris continues to work his way up the charts since being signed by the Philadelphia Phillies organization earlier this month. Earlier today (June 23) he was promoted to the Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League. The team is the Single-A affiliate of the organization.
June 11, 2014 Beavers Land 24 Members on Spring Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced its spring Academic All-IIAC Team with Buena Vista University landing a total of 24 players.
June 7, 2014 Harris Drafted in 27th Round by the Phillies Buena Vista junior left handed starting pitcher Scott Harris had his name called on Saturday during the 27th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. The southpaw was selected with the 802nd overall pick by the Philadelphia Phillies.
May 28, 2014 Marshall Named Third Team Capital One Academic All-American Buena Vista sophomore outfielder Neil Marshall has been named to the Division III Baseball Capital One Academic All-American Third Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday.
May 22, 2014 Ringblom and Wessels Named on d3baseball.com All-American Teams The d3baseball.com All-American teams have been announced for the eighth straight year, and for Buena Vista, the team is represented by a pair of individuals. Senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom was named to the Second Team while sophomore catcher Brandon Wessels was selected Honorable Mention.
May 21, 2014 Ringblom and Eddie Highlight the ABCA All-Region Selections The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings NCAA Division III All-Central Region Baseball Teams have been announced, and the Buena Vista baseball team was once again well represented on the list with five individuals earning recognition. Senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom was again named the region Pitcher of the Year while head coach Steve Eddie was named Coach of the Year.
May 19, 2014 Baseball with Seven All-Region Selections; Ringblom Tabbed Pitcher of the Year The postseason accolades keep filing in for the Buena Vista baseball team, as seven players have been named to the d3baseball.com All-Region Team as announced on Monday. Included in that group is senior Jon Ringblom, who was also voted as the Central Region Pitcher of the Year.
May 17, 2014 St. Thomas Hands Beavers a Tough 11-5 Setback St. Thomas used a big seven-run first inning and built an 11-0 lead on Friday night, and the sixth-ranked Tommies handed the Beavers an 11-5 setback at the NCAA Central Regional Tournament.
May 17, 2014 Beavers Fall in 13-Inning Heartbreaker to Rose-Hulman The Buena Vista baseball team saw its record-setting season come to an end on Saturday afternoon as it dropped a heartbreaking 4-3 contest in 13 innings against Rose-Hulman.
May 15, 2014 Beavers Land a School Record 10 All-IIAC Baseball Selections The Buena Vista baseball team was represented with a league-best and school-record 10 All-Iowa Conference selections when the teams were announced by the conference office on Friday afternoon. Senior starting Pitcher Jon Ringblom was named the 2014 IIAC Pitcher of the Year with head coach Steve Eddie landing Coach of the Year accolades.
May 15, 2014 UPDATE 5/16 8:00 AM: Additional Schedule Changes for Friday Due to the forecast and playing conditions, additional schedule changes have been made to the central regional tournament schedule for the remainder of the weekend.
May 14, 2014 Beavers Cruise to 7-1 Win over Saints to begin NCAA Regional Six players had at least two hits and senior Jon Ringblom was stellar on the mound, as the Buena Vista baseball team opened NCAA Regional Tournament play on Wednesday night with a commanding 7-1 victory over fourth-seed St. Scholastica.
May 13, 2014 Harris and Marshall Named IIAC Athletes of the Week Junior Scott Harris and sophomore Neil Marshall have been recognized for their play on the field this past week by landing IIAC Athletes of the Week recognition as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
May 12, 2014 Beavers Headed to Central Regional and will Face St. Scholastica The NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament selections were announced early Monday morning, and Buena Vista University has been selected as the No. 3 seed in the Central Regional, hosted by Augustana College (Ill.) and will face St. Scholastica in the opening round.
May 10, 2014 Beavers Win IIAC Championship with 10-0 Shutout of the Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team captured its second-ever Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament championship on Saturday afternoon inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium with a walk-off 10-0 (7 inning) victory over third-seed Central College. The win sends BVU into the NCAA Regional Tournament.
May 9, 2014 Baseball Sets School Record for Wins as it Advances to Tournament Championship Buena Vista scored five times over the first two innings and that was more than enough for junior Scott Harris, as the Beavers went on to top the Dutch 7-2 and advance into Saturday's championship game of the Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament.
May 8, 2014 Beavers Rally Late to Post 6-1 Win over Loras to begin IIAC Tournament Buena Vista scored five times over the final two innings and got a gutsy pitching performance from senior Jon Ringblom, and the Beavers began Iowa Conference Tournament play on Thursday night with a 6-1 victory over fourth-seed Loras College.
May 8, 2014 Beaver Baseball begins Quest for IIAC Tournament Championship The Buena Vista baseball team captured its 16th Iowa Conference regular season title in school history this past weekend, and now it shifts its focus towards capturing its second-ever IIAC Tournament championship. It last completed the sweep of conference titles back in 2010.
May 6, 2014 Grigsby Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week Buena Vista junior relief pitcher Ian Grigsby has been recognized for his play on the field this past week by landing Iowa Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week accolades, as announced on Tuesday afternoon.
May 3, 2014 Baseball Wins IIAC Regular Season Crown with Sweep of Duhawks The Buena Vista baseball team capped off what has been arguably the best regular season for any team in program history by completing the four-game series sweep of Loras College on Saturday and securing its second Iowa Conference regular season crown in the last five years.
May 2, 2014 Baseball Clinches at Least a Share of IIAC Title The Buena Vista baseball team took care of its business on Friday night against Loras College, and as a result have secured at least a share of the 2014 Iowa Conference regular season heading into Saturday's regular season finale, following wins of 5-0 and 7-4.
May 1, 2014 Grigsby and Marshall Named to CoSDIA Academic All-District Team The Buena Vista baseball team has landed a pair of CoSDIA Academic All-District performers as announced by the organization on Thursday. Junior Ian Grigsby and sophomore Neil Marshall were each selected to the Division III District 8 Team and will now be placed on the national ballot where voting will take place for CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.
April 28, 2014 Harris Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week Buena Vista starting pitcher Scott Harris turned in a career performance in game two against Wartburg on Friday evening, and for his efforts has been named this week's Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Week.
April 26, 2014 Baseball Splits Final DH against Wartburg, Remain in First The Buena Vista baseball team was one big inning away from a big doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Wartburg College, but for the second straight day the two teams split their Iowa Conference doubleheader, leaving the Beavers alone in first by one game.
April 25, 2014 Baseball Maintains Lead with DH Split against Wartburg on Friday The 18th-ranked Buena Vista baseball team maintained its one-game lead over Wartburg College heading into Saturday after bouncing back from a 2-0 defeat in game one on Friday to edge the Knights, 4-1, in the nightcap.
April 24, 2014 Baseball Ranked #2 in First Regional Rankings of the Year The first set of regional rankings were released on Thursday, and the Buena Vista baseball team comes in second in the Central Region, heading into this weekend's pivotal four-game weekend series at Wartburg College, which sits fifth in the rankings.
April 22, 2014 Baseball Continues Rise up National Rankings The Buena Vista baseball team keeps on winning, and the team is being rewarded for it on the national level by its continued surge up the weekly national rankings. The latest poll was released on Tuesday morning for games played through April 20.
April 21, 2014 Lambert Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior designated hitter Jeremy Lambert turned in a stellar offensive effort for the Beavers during their weekend series sweep at home against the University of Dubuque and was rewarded by the Iowa Conference on Monday evening by being named the league's Male Athlete of the Week.
April 19, 2014 Baseball Matches Season-High Nine Game Win Streak with Sweep of Spartans The Buena Vista baseball team continued its torrid stretch at the plate on Saturday as it scored a combined 28 runs while finishing off the four-game weekend series sweep of the University of Dubuque while taking over sole possession of first place in the Iowa Conference standings.
April 18, 2014 Eddie Picks up Win #300 as Beavers Sweep DH against Spartans The Buena Vista baseball team returned home on Friday afternoon and saw its current win streak reach seven games, as the Beavers swept past the University of Dubuque by scores of 8-1 and 8-2 to begin the four-game weekend series. In addition, the victory in game one was also the 300th in BVU head coach Steve Eddie's career.
April 15, 2014 Baseball Moving up in both National Rankings The Buena Vista baseball team finds itself moving up in the latest national baseball polls released on Tuesday morning following a week in which it went 7-1 overall and moved into a tie atop the Iowa Conference standings.
April 14, 2014 Ringblom and Paletta Sweep Weekly IIAC Baseball Accolades Buena Vista senior pitcher Jon Ringblom and senior first baseman Joe Paletta have swept this week's Iowa Conference baseball accolades. Ringblom has been named the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week with Paletta earning IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week honors.
April 12, 2014 Baseball Moves Back into First after Finishing Four-Game Sweep of Storm The Buena Vista baseball team picked up its second straight four-game weekend series sweep on Saturday by topping Simpson College by scores of 15-2 and 9-2, respectively. The day also ends with the Beavers sitting tied atop the Iowa Conference standings with three series remaining.
April 11, 2014 Baseball Reaches 20 Wins with DH Sweep to Begin Series with Storm The Buena Vista baseball team rolled off two more wins on Friday afternoon at Simpson College and became the first Iowa Conference team to reach the 20-win plateau for the year. BVU blanked the Storm, 4-0, in the opener before hanging on to win 7-5 in the nightcap.
April 8, 2014 Baseball has Five-Game Win Streak Snapped in DH Split at Coe The Buena Vista baseball team got little rest after completing its four-game series sweep of Central late Monday night, as the Beavers went on the road to play an afternoon doubleheader at Coe College on Tuesday. The Kohawks took the opener, 4-2, before BVU came back and earned the split with a 6-5 win in game two.
April 7, 2014 Baseball Completes Series Sweep of Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team got some timely hitting in both games on Monday night against Central, including a two-run single in the nightcap to finish the comeback, as the Beavers completed the series sweep against the Dutch by scores of 7-6 and 6-5.
April 6, 2014 Baseball Wins Thriller in Game Two to Complete DH Sweep of Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team used a balanced offensive attack to help lift it to a commanding 10-2 win in game one of Sunday's doubleheader against Central College before using a ninth-inning rally in game two to pick up a 5-4 triumph and complete the sweep of the Dutch.
April 4, 2014 Baseball Forced to Change Weekend Series with Central Again Due to the amount of snow still remaining on the ground, the Buena Vista baseball weekend series with Central College in Storm Lake has been forced to be pushed back a second time.
April 3, 2014 Weather Forecast Forces Changes to Weekend Baseball Series Due to the forecast of inclement weather throughout the Storm Lake area Thursday night into Friday, there have been changes made to the upcoming four-game weekend baseball series between Buena Vista and Central.
April 1, 2014 Baseball Earns Doubleheader Split to begin Home Schedule Playing for the first time this season on its home turf, the Buena Vista baseball team bounced back from a 5-2 loss in game one against Coe College on Tuesday night to pick up a 3-0 shutout in game two and earn the doubleheader split.
March 31, 2014 Wessels and Harris Earn Weekly IIAC Accolades Sophomore catcher/outfielder Brandon Wessels and junior pitcher Scott Harris have each been recognized for their play during Buena Vista's spring trip last week by being taking home the weekly Iowa Conference baseball accolades.
March 29, 2014 Beavers Close Trip with DH Split against Luther The Buena Vista baseball team was three outs away from a doubleheader sweep on Saturday afternoon against Luther College, but the Norse rallied in the nightcap with four runs in the bottom of the ninth to edge the Beavers, 10-9. BVU won the opener, 6-0.
March 28, 2014 Baseball Earns DH Split with Luther to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team saw its nine-game winning streak come to an end as it began Iowa Conference play with a 1-0 loss to Luther College on Friday afternoon, but the Beavers did bounce back with a 6-3 triumph in game two to earn the doubleheader split.
March 26, 2014 Beavers Cruise past Lawrence to Wrap up Non-Conference Schedule The Buena Vista baseball team fell behind 3-0 after one-half inning, but with the offensive surge the team has been on of late, that proved to be nothing to worry about, as the Beavers responded with 20 unanswered runs to cruise to a 20-3 (7 inn.) victory over Lawrence University on Wednesday afternoon.
March 25, 2014 Paletta's Two-Run, Walk-off Double in the 9th Extends Win Streak to Eight Hamline University scored four times in the first inning and led 5-0 after four frames, but the Beavers slowly chipped away at the deficit and eventually scored four times in the bottom of the ninth inning, capped-off by senior Joe Paletta's two-run double, and edged the Pipers, 6-5.
March 25, 2014 Baseball Jumps into Top-25 of D3baseball.com and ABCA Polls The Buena Vista baseball team is back in the top-25 of two national polls after its 8-1 start to the year. The poll reflects games played through March 23.
March 24, 2014 Late-Inning Homeruns Lift Beaver Baseball by Gusties The power surge continued on Monday for the Buena Vista baseball team, as it scored the final five runs of the game via three home runs, and went on to post an 11-8 come-from-behind victory over Gustavus Adolphus.
March 23, 2014 Offensive Surge Sends Beaver Baseball to a Pair of Wins The Buena Vista baseball team got its spring break trip off on a hot start on Sunday by chalking up 35 runs in two games to help run its overall win streak this season to six games. The Beavers downed Gustavus Adolphus 19-9 in their opener before rolling past Carthage (Wis.), 16-2.
March 19, 2014 Beaver Baseball Tabbed as Preseason Favorite by IIAC Coaches The Buena Vista baseball team received four of a possible seven first-place votes and finished with 52 overall points to edge Wartburg College as the favorite to win the 2014 IIAC regular season title according to the preseason coaches poll released by the league office on Wednesday.
March 17, 2014 Ringblom Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week For the second time this season, Buena Vista senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom (Omaha, Neb./Millard North) has earned weekly honors from the Iowa Conference as he has been named the league’s IIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week, for the period ending March 16.
March 16, 2014 Baseball Completes Series Sweep of Nebraska Wesleyan Four Buena Vista pitchers combined to hold Nebraska Wesleyan to three hits, while the offense scored in four of the final five innings, and the Beavers went on to complete the three-game series sweep at Nebraska Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, 6-0.
March 15, 2014 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader against Prairie Wolves on Saturday The Buena Vista baseball team got solid starting pitching coupled with some timely hitting which helped lead it to a doubleheader sweep of Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon by scores of 5-2 and 9-6.
March 14, 2014 Baseball Returns to Action for Three Games at Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista baseball team is eager to get back into action when it takes the field again this weekend for three games at Nebraska Wesleyan beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday afte ernoon. The final game of the series takes place on Sunday.
March 4, 2014 Baseball Among those Receiving Votes in Latest D3baseball.com Poll With a 3-1 start to the season, including a thrilling 2-1 victory over #9 St. Thomas, the Buena Vista baseball team has found itself included back in the national polls by receiving votes in the latest D3baseball.com poll which was released on Tuesday, March 4.
March 3, 2014 Ringblom and Marshall Earn Weekly IIAC Honors The Buena Vista baseball team swept the weekly Iowa Conference honors for the sport this week as senior righthander Jon Ringblom and sophomore outfielder Neil Marshall were named the league's Pitcher and Position Player Performers of the Week, respectively.
March 2, 2014 Baseball Splits a Pair of Games on Saturday; Improve to 3-1 Overall After hanging on for a 2-1 victory over #9 St. Thomas on Friday afternoon to begin the year, the Buena Vista baseball team fell behind the Tommies 6-0 on Saturday and went on to fall 12-6. The Beavers did, however, come back in the finale late in the night to hang on for a thrilling 3-2 triumph over St. Scholastica.
February 28, 2014 Baseball Wins a Pair of Thrillers to Begin 2014 Season The Buena Vista baseball team got the season off on the right foot Friday, by picking up a pair of thrilling one-run contests, including a 2-1 victory to begin the day against ninth-ranked St. Thomas.
February 27, 2014 Baseball set to Open Season over the Weekend at Tulsa, Okla. It's been three years since the magical World Series run for the Buena Vista baseball team, but with the great deal of depth and experience that the team returns this season, it could be another one of those magical seasons in the making for 2014.
January 25, 2014 Baseball Camp for Sunday, January 26th to be Hosted as Scheduled Despite the threat of blizzard conditions for parts of the state on Sunday, January 26, the Buena Vista youth baseball clinic scheduled to take place inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus will go on as scheduled.
October 25, 2013 Baseball Announces Dates for Upcoming Winter Baseball Clinics Buena Vista head baseball coach Steve Eddie, along with his coaching staff and players, will be hosting the annual Winter Baseball Clinics for those in grades K-12. The clinics will be held inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
May 28, 2013 Ringblom Lands Spot on ABCA All-Region Second Team Buena Vista junior righthander Jon Ringblom (Omaha, Neb./Ringblom) has added to his postseason accolades for the year by being voted to the 2013 Rawlings All-Central Region Baseball Second Team by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).
May 20, 2013 Wessels Tabbed Second Team All-Region by D3baseball.com The 2013 D3baseball.com All-Central Region Baseball Teams were announced on Monday morning and Buena Vista's Brandon Wessels (Palmer, Iowa/Manson Northwest Webster) was tabbed as a member of the Second Team.
May 16, 2013 Baseball Lands League-High Seven on All-IIAC Team Despite a tough ending to the season, the Buena Vista baseball team still has plenty to smile about after tying for a league-high seven players on this year’s Iowa Conference Baseball Team announced today by the league office. Regular season champion Wartburg College also had seven players recognized.
May 10, 2013 Baseball Ends Season with Loss to Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team saw its season come to an end on Friday afternoon, as it was eliminated from the Iowa Conference Tournament following an 11-4 loss to fourth-seeded Central College inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium.
May 9, 2013 Baseball Suffers 9-0 Setback to Loras in IIAC Tournament Opener Loras College scored runs in three of the first four innings, including four in the third, before adding two more runs late en route to a 9-0 victory over the Buena Vista baseball team on Thursday afternoon in the opening game for both teams at the Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium.
May 8, 2013 Baseball Focused on Capturing IIAC Tourney Title The Buena Vista baseball team is set to make its fifth-straight Iowa Conference Tournament appearance this Thursday afternoon, as the third-seeded Beavers will open against sixth-seed Loras College at 1:00pm inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
May 6, 2013 Baseball Wraps up Regular Season by Winning Series against Duhawks The Buena Vista baseball team closed out its regular season schedule on Monday afternoon with a doubleheader split at Loras College en route to a 3-1 series win. The Duhawks took the opener, 3-1, before BVU rolled off four runs in the 10th inning of the nightcap to take the finale, 8-4 (10 inn.).
May 5, 2013 Baseball Secures Spot in IIAC Tournament with DH Sweep of Loras The Buena Vista baseball team secured its fifth straight Iowa Conference Tournament berth on Sunday afternoon with a big doubleheader sweep at Loras College by scores of 1-0 and 4-2.
April 30, 2013 Baseball Completes Season Sweep of Kohawks For the second straight week, the Buena Vista baseball team held Coe to only two total runs, and the Beavers picked up a big doubleheader sweep of the Kohawks on Tuesday afternoon by scores of 7-1 and 6-1. The victories complete the season sweep of the Kohawks.
April 27, 2013 Baseball Splits DH with Central to End Weekend Series For the second straight day, the Buena Vista baseball team went extra innings in game one against Central College, but this time it was the Dutch getting a two-out hit in the bottom of the 10th inning for a 2-1 victory. The Beavers, however, finished the series on a strong note, using an eight-run fourth inning to post a 10-1 win in the finale.