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Baseball Open Season with Three Victories

Mar 10, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team started the 2015 season with three consecutive victories on their opening weekend in a neutral site against Elmhurst College Blujays. The Spartans jumped out to a quick start and were led offensively by a trio of sophomores.

Spartan Baseball’s Budding Talent Seeks First IIAC Tournament Berth Since 2005

Mar 13, 2015
It’s been a long time coming for the University of Dubuque baseball team, who last reached the Iowa Conference tournament in 2005 as a #6 seed. There’s no time like the present for the sophomore-laden Spartans as they utilize a contingency of underclassmen and a 3-0 start in pursuit of that elusive IIAC berth.

Spartan Baseball Spring Break Results

Mar 17, 2015
Complete game recaps and box scores of the University of Dubuque baseball team's eight day trip to the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Fort Myers, Fla.

Baseball Splits a Pair in IIAC Opener with #15-ranked Buena Vista

Mar 27, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team let slip a 2-0 lead in 7-4 defeat to #15 Buena Vista in game one, but bounced back with an 8-4 victory in the night cap on Friday afternoon.

Spartans Outdone by Strong Buena Vista Pitching

Mar 28, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team scored three unearned runs in 9-3 game one defeat to Buena Vista and dropped nightcap, 4-1, as they finish their opening weekend of Iowa Conference play 1-3 against the Beavers.

Offense Sputters for Men's Baseball in Pair of Defeats

Mar 31, 2015
The University of Dubuque men's baseball team couldn't get their offense going in a pair of low-scoring defeats to rival Loras, 3-0 and 3-2, on Tuesday afternoon.

McWhite's Three Home Runs Carry Men's Baseball to Good Friday Sweep

Apr 4, 2015
First basemen Austin McWhite belted three home runs and drove in seven RBIs as the University of Dubuque men's baseball team downed Central, 3-1 and 14-6, on Good Friday.

Baseball Takes Easter Weekend Series Over Dutch

Apr 4, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball swept the Easter Weekend series over the Central College Dutch 3-1. The Spartans lone loss was a marathon 13 inning defeat 3-4 in the first game on Saturday, April 4. UD rallied back to capture the second game 8-7 to improve their IIAC record to 4-6 and their overall record to 9-13.

Eastman and Spartan Baseball Stun No. 11 Wartburg in Day One Sweep

Apr 10, 2015
Spartan starter Josh Eastman stymied the Wartburg bats in game one with a seven-inning shutout and the University of Dubuque offense tagged the Knights for 15 hits in the nightcap as the Spartans swept No. 11 Wartburg, 2-0 and 9-5, on Friday night.

Baseball Clipped by Wartburg in Pair of Defeats

Apr 11, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team suffered a pair of close losses to No. 11 Wartburg after a game one rally fell short, 5-3, and four Knight home runs put away the Spartans in game two, 10-8, in 11 innings.

Eastman's Lights Out Performance Leads to IIAC Honor

Apr 14, 2015
Senior starter Josh Eastman tossed a 7.0-inning complete game shutout of No. 13 Wartburg on April 10 as he led the University of Dubuque baseball team to a Friday sweep and earned the Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Week award.

Eastman's Gem Not Enough for Spartans

Apr 17, 2015
The University of Dubuque dropped a pair of games to Luther, 3-1 and 8-6, despite an impressive performance by reigning Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Week, Josh Eastman, who gave up one earned run in 10.0 innings during game one on Friday afternoon.

Missed Opportunities and Norse Hitting Doom Spartans

Apr 18, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team dropped their final two games against Luther, 10-1 and 10-3, after stranding a total of 25 runners and surrendering 30 hits on Saturday afternoon.

Men's Baseball Comes Up Short in Rivalry Matchup

Apr 21, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team's five-run rally in the final inning of game one fell short, 9-7, and the Spartans 1-for-8 effort with the bases loaded came back to haunt them in 7-6 loss to Loras on Tuesday afternoon.

Offenses Highlight Eventful Senior Day

Apr 26, 2015
Despite the University of Dubuque baseball team dropping both games to Coe, 7-2 and 8-4, all four seniors took the field on Senior Day in their final home series of the year.

McWhite and Garst Guide Spartan Baseball to Day Two Split

Apr 27, 2015
Third basemen Austin McWhite hit a solo home run and an RBI-double to set up third basemen Dalton Garst's walk-off sacrifice fly to win game one, 4-3, over Coe. A seven-run, seventh-inning by the Kohawks broke open a close game as the Spartans fell in game two, 10-3, on Monday afternoon.

Spartan Baseball Clipped by Pair of Simpson Walk-Offs

May 1, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team surrendered a 6-2 lead in the final inning of game one in walk-off loss to Simpson, 7-6, and were outdone in game two, 5-4, thanks to Simpson's RBI-single in the bottom of the 11th on Friday afternoon. Both teams had been eliminated from Iowa Conference Tournament contention and had nothing to lose in their final series of the year.

McWhite and Evans Homer as Baseball Drops Final Two

May 2, 2015
For the third time this weekend, the University of Dubuque baseball team suffered a walk-off defeat at the hands of Simpson, 7-6 in nine innings, after giving up seven unanswered runs on Saturday afternoon. The loss spoiled UD home runs by first basemen Austin McWhite and right fielder Jacob Evans.

UD's Casanova Earn Capital One Academic All-District® Baseball Honors

May 12, 2015
The 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District® Baseball and Softball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The University of Dubuque's Daniel Casanova (So., OF, Lake Tapps, Wash./Auburn Riverside HS) earned the award in baseball.

Baseball Turns Two as Garst and Casanova Secure All-IIAC First Team Accolades

May 13, 2015
The University of Dubuque baseball team saw two sophomores named to the All-Iowa Conference First Team for the first time since 2007 as Dalton Garst captured his first honor and Daniel Casanova earned his second.