The Valparaiso University baseball team received consistent offense throughout the day on Saturday, fending off Lipscomb 8-6 in Nashville, Tenn. to enter the win column and force a rubber match in the season-opening series. Leadoff man Riley Dent (Long Beach, Calif. / Wilson) had a career day, racking up three hits, three RBIs, one walk and two runs scored.
The Valparaiso University baseball team threw out the first pitch of the 2019 season on Friday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Host Lipscomb used a five-run fifth inning to secure a season-opening 6-0 victory over Valpo.
The Valparaiso University baseball team will throw out the first pitch of the 2019 season on Friday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Valpo will begin a challenging conference schedule by visiting ASUN foe Lipscomb for a three-game series. As always, Mother Nature has Valpo on the road for the season’s early portion, as this weekend starts a season-opening stretch of 17 straight games away from Emory G. Bauer Field.
After finishing the 2018 season with a strong tournament showing including an upset victory over host DBU, the Valparaiso University baseball team looks to take the next step forward in Year 2 in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Valparaiso University senior outfielder Blake Billinger (Los Gatos, Calif. / St. Francis [Mission]) has been named to the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Preseason All-Conference team, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
The Valparaiso University baseball team made a grand entrance to the Missouri Valley Conference by upsetting host Dallas Baptist in the first game of the 2018 MVC Tournament, a win that ranks ninth in our countdown of the Top 10 moments of the year in Valpo Athletics.