Six different Nebraska Wesleyan baseball players were named to the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) All-Independent Team that was recently announced. Cory Hilgenkamp and Max Hubka were on the First-Team, Zane Cascini, Josh Ostrom and Tyler Stephenson were named to the Second-Team and Corey Petersen was placed on the Third-Team. In addition, Josh Ostrom was named the Co-Rookie of the Year.
13th-ranked Fresno Pacific University scored fiveunanswered runs in the last three innings as they rallied for a 9-7 victory to eliminate Nebraska Wesleyan from the NAIA National Baseball Tournament opening round on Wednesday (May 13) in Sioux City, Iowa.
Jamestown College used a pair of Nebraska Wesleyan errors to overcome a one-run deficit and earn the 7-6 victory in 11 innings in the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament on Tuesday morning (May 12) at Lewis & Clark Park in Sioux City, Iowa.
Nebraska Wesleyan University senior second baseman Tyler Stephenson was named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District team that was announced on Thursday (May 7). He was voted to the District 7 Second-Team in the college division.
Nine members of the Nebraska Wesleyan University baseball team were named to the 2009 Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Conference Baseball team that was announced Monday (May 4). Junior starting pitcher Zane Cascini and junior third baseman Cory Hilgenkamp were both on the All-GPAC First-Team. Senior catcher Max Hubka and pitchers Josh Ostrom and Hilgenkamp were both on the second team, while Corey Petersen, Tyler Stephenson, Jeremy Peters, Boo Frields, Chris Wahl and Ostrom received honorable mention.
The Nebraska Wesleyan University baseball team swept a doubleheader over rival Doane College on Saturday afternoon (Apr. 25) to clinch the 2009 Great Plains Athletic Conference regular season championship and earn an automatic bid to the 2009 NAIA National Tournament.
Corey Petersen went 4-6 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep for Nebraska Wesleyan over Northwestern College on Monday afternoon (Apr. 20) in Lincoln, Neb. The Prairie Wolves won game one, 7-3, then used the 10-run rule to defeat the Red Raiders, 13-3 in the second game.
Zane Cascini threw his fourth straight complete game without allowing an earned run as he helped lead Nebraska Wesleyan University to a 5-1 victory over Midland Lutheran College in Great Plains Athletic Conference baseball action Sunday afternoon (Apr. 19) in Lincoln, Neb. Midland Lutheran rolled past NWU, 16-6, in the second game of the twinbill.
Nebraska Wesleyan University junior pitcher Zane Cascini is this week's Association of Division III Independents baseball Player-of-the-Week after his outstanding pitching performance over the weekend.
Josh Ostrom threw a complete game 3-hit shutout and Max Hubka and Brady Beckman each hit home runs to lead the Nebraska Wesleyan baseball team to a 7-0 victory over Dordt College on Saturday in Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt came back in the second game to pick up a 3-2 win.
Zane Cascini threw a complete game one-hitter to lead Nebraska Wesleyan to a 3-1 victory over Morningside College in game one of a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader on Friday afternoon (Apr. 10) in Sioux City, Iowa. The Prairie Wolves also took game two of the twinbill, 7-5.
Cory Hilgenkamp, a junior third baseman/pitcher for the Nebraska Wesleyan University baseball team, was named as the recipient of the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Student-Athletes of the Month award for March 2009.
Jeremy Peters hit a grand slam in the first inning to give Nebraska Wesleyan University an early four run lead as they held on for a 10-7 victory in game one of a baseball doubleheader against Simpson College Tuesday afternoon (Apr. 7) at NWU Field in Lincoln. The Storm came back to take game two of the twinbill, 12-4.
Nebraska Wesleyan battled the fierce wind on Saturday to pick up a 9-5 victory over Concordia University in game one of a Great Plains Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader at NWU Field in Lincoln. Concordia bounced back to win game two, 4-2, to split the doubleheader.
Five players had at least two hits apiece and Nebraska Wesleyan scored 11 runs in the fifth inning as the Prairie Wolves rolled past University of Sioux Falls, 19-3, to secure the Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep on Sunday (Mar. 29) in Lincoln. NWU rallied back to win game one, 9-7, after trailing 5-1 early.
Nebraska Wesleyan junior third baseman/pitcher Cory Hilgenkamp had one of the best week’s a player can have, and he is being rewarded for his outstanding week by being named both the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Player-of the-Week for games played March 16-22.
Cory Hilgenkamp hit three home runs on the day and struck out 12 in game two to lead Nebraska Wesleyan to a 10-6 victory over Briar Cliff University on Sunday afternoon (March 22) at Nebraska Wesleyan Field in Lincoln, Neb. Briar Cliff won the first game, 19-8, despite six home runs from the Prairie Wolves.
Bryon Janata hit a single to score Derrick Pentico in the bottom of the seven as Nebraska Wesleyan rallied from two down to get a 7-6 victory over Dakota Wesleyan University Saturday (Mar. 21) as the Prairie Wolves swept the Tigers in the Great Plains Athletic Conference opener for NWU. Max Hubka hit a 3-run home run in the bottom of the sixth to give NWU a 7-4 win in the first game.
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