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Wyczawski Named Baseball Coach

Jun 15, 2012
Paul Wyczawski (pronounced WHY-CHOW-SKI) has been named the 17th coach in the history of the baseball program at the University of Dubuque, Director of Athletics Dan Runkle announced on Friday.

Baseball Fall Information Meeting

Aug 20, 2012
The University of Dubuque baseball team and head coach Paul Wyczawski will hold a meeting for all students who wish to play baseball for the 2012-13 season.

Spartans at Metrodome

Mar 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team escaped the snow and cold weather outside with two games inside the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome against Hamline University on Monday night. The Spartans out hit the Pipers in game one but lost 2-1. UD lost in game two 8-1.

Spartans Fall to #5 St. Thomas

Mar 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team went toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s best Division III programs on Tuesday afternoon in the Metrodome. The Spartans lost both games of the doubleheader to #5 St. Thomas by one run. In the opener, UD lost 3-2 followed by a 4-3 loss in game two.

Spartans Sweep Bethany Lutheran

Mar 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team picked up its first wins of the season on Tuesday morning inside the Metrodome. The Spartan bats awoke in game one with an 11-1 win over Bethany Lutheran. UD rallied late in game two to win 2-1.

Spartans Baseball Games Moved Easter Weekend

Mar 29, 2013
The University of Dubuque baseball games vs. Coe College on March 29-30 have been rescheduled for March 31 and April 1. The doubleheader on Sunday, March 31st will begin at 1:00. Monday's games will begin at 1:15.

Spartans Begin IIAC Action at Home

Mar 31, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team opened the 2013 Iowa Conference season on Easter Sunday with two games versus Coe. The Spartans lost Game 1, 9-5 in 12 innings. UD would go on to lose Game 2 by a score of 10-7.

Spartans Split with Coe

Apr 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team earned its first Iowa Conference win of the 2013 season against Coe College on Monday afternoon. After dropping the opening game by a score of 6-4, UD bounced back with a convincing 12-1 win in Game 2.

Spartans Lose a Pair of 1-run Games

Apr 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team once again found itself in a pair of tight games on Friday afternoon. For the fifth and sixth time this season, the Spartans lost a one run game. UD lost the first game of the doubleheader 1-0 on a Central run in the sixth inning. The Spartans once again lost late in Game 2 when the Dutch scored in the bottom of the ninth to win 4-3.

Spartans Drop Close Games at Central

Apr 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued their trend of playing lose games this season again on Saturday afternoon. In Game 1, a 7-Inning contest, UD led going into the bottom of the sixth before giving up three runs and falling 5-3 to Central. Dubuque was in another tight game in Game 2 as they lost 4-3 with the Dutch scoring the winning run in the eighth inning.

Martin Pitches Spartans to Split with Buena Vista

Apr 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team earned a split on Saturday afternoon against Buena Vista University. The Spartans took Game 2, 3-0, behind the strong pitching effort of Nick Martin. Martin struck out nine while allowing no walks in the complete game shutout. UD lost the opener of the four game series 5-2.

Kuehn Leads Spartans in Opener

Apr 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team won in dramatic fashion on Sunday morning in game one of the doubleheader against Buena Vista. Trailing 2-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Spartans rallied for three runs with the game winner coming on a two-run single by Spencer Kuehn. Kuehn also picked up the win on the mound in the 3-2 victory. UD would fall 6-2 in the second game to finish the four game series with a 2-2 split for the weekend.

Martin Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week

Apr 15, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Nick Martin (Orland Hills, Ill./Andrew) was named IIAC Baseball (Pitcher) Performer of the Week. Martin pitched all nine innings versus Buena Vista on Saturday, April 13th in a shutout effort. He struck out a season high nine batters while allowing no walks and seven hits.

Spartans Split with Duhawks

Apr 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team split with rival Loras College on Tuesday afternoon at Petrakis Park. The Spartans took Game 2, 4-0 behind a strong pitching performance by Max Nank. UD lost Game 1, 1-0 on a bases loaded walk-off single.

Baseball Schedule Changes

Apr 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball game against Luther College scheduled for Friday, April 19th has been postponed to Sunday, April 21st due to field conditions from the rain over the past two days. There is no change to Saturday's doubleheader.

Spartans Split on Senior Day

Apr 20, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team honored its 13 seniors between games against Luther College (9-13, 5-9) on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans took Game 1 2-0 behind a masterpiece on the mound by Spencer Kuehn. Kuehn struck out seven hitters and allowed only one hit. Dubuque lost the second game, 9-2.

Eastman Throws Shutout in Game 1, Spartans Split Luther Series

Apr 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued its push towards a conference tournament bid by taking two of four games from Luther College (10-14, 6-10) over the weekend. The Spartans won the first game on Sunday 1-0 with Josh Eastman throwing a complete game, two hit shutout. UD lost the final game of the series, 9-4.

UD Baseball at #20 Wartburg

Apr 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team faced a difficult challenge on Friday afternoon with the #20 ranked Wartburg Knights. The Spartans lost game 1, 5-0 and dropped the second game 15-3 in eight innings. UD will not have to wait long to get another shot at Wartburg as they will square off again on Saturday for another doubleheader.

Spartans Take Game 2 at #20 Wartburg

Apr 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team handed Wartburg just its second home loss of the season in Game 2 of the Saturday doubleheader. The Spartans scored three runs in the second inning and did not look back as they went on to win 8-4. Dubuque lost the opener 12-4.

Danna Sets Records in Split with Loras

Apr 30, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team split the doubleheader against Loras College on Tuesday afternoon and wrapped up its four game series with an even 2-2 record. The Spartans and Duhawks also split on April 16th. UD won the opener 1-0 before falling in the second game, 8-5. Dubuque is now 10-22 overall and 8-16 in the Iowa Conference. The Spartans are one game out of the sixth and final spot in the upcoming IIAC Tournament.

Spartans Continue Tournament Chase

May 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball teams bid for a place in the 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament will come down to the final day of the regular season. The Spartans split the Sunday doubleheader against Simpson, winning the opener 10-8 before dropping game two, 5-4. UD will need to sweep Simpson on Monday afternoon to earn a spot in the IIAC Tournament.

Spartans Conclude Regular Season

May 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team finished its 2013 regular season on Monday afternoon with two games against Simpson. The Spartans needed to win both games to earn a spot in the Iowa Conference Tournament but lost the opener 8-6, eliminating them from contention. UD lost game two, 16-7. Dubuque finished the season with a record of 11-25 overall and 9-19 in the Iowa Conference under first year head coach Paul Wyczawski.

Spartans to Host IIAC Baseball Tournament

May 10, 2013
The University of Dubuque will be the host school for the 2013 Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament to be held at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids on May 9-11. The Top-6 finishers in league play will compete in the double elimination tournament with the winner receiving the automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Regional Championships.

Spartans Named All-IIAC Baseball

May 17, 2013
The University of Dubuque Baseball team had three student-athletes named All-Iowa Conference. Spencer Kuehn was named 1st Team Outfielder. Jordan Gawronski (OF) and Nick Martin (2B) were chosen 2nd Team.

UD Asst. Coach Munson Named to USA National Team Staff

May 22, 2013
University of Dubuque Baseball Assistant Coach Eric Munson has been named to the 2013 USA Baseball 18 and Under National Team coaching staff. Munson, a first year assistant for the Spartans, coached the hitters and catchers this past season. The 18U National Team will compete in Taichung, Chinese Taipei as a part of the IBAF AAA/18U World Cup from August 30 to September 8.

Baseball Adds a Pair of Doubleheaders

Mar 4, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team has added a pair of doubleheaders to its 2014 schedule. The Spartans will travel to St. Louis, Mo. on Friday, March 7th for two games against Westminster College beginning at Noon. UD has also added a twinbill versus Elmhurst College on Monday, March 10th in Jacksonville, Ill. at Lenz Field.

Spartans Open 2014 Campaign

Mar 7, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team was finally able to begin the 2014 season after having its first three games of the season cancelled because of severe weather. The Spartans lost the opener 2-0 against Westminster College (2-0) before a 5-2 defeat in the second game. UD played errorless defense on the day. Freshman Daniel Casanova reached base five time in seven plate appearances.

Spartan Baseball in Fort Myers

Mar 17, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team traded in cloudy 30 degree weather in Dubuque for the sunshine and 80 degree temperatures in Ft. Myers beginning on March 15th. The Spartans will play seven games against fellow Division-III schools over the course of six days. UD begins the trip on March 16th against Bethel University (Minn) and wrap up the trip on March 21st against UMass-Boston. Dubuque went 1-3 with trips to Fulton, Mo. and Jacksonville, Ill. before the trip to Florida.

Spartans Beat UW-Platteville

Mar 18, 2014
The campuses of the University of Dubuque and UW-Plattville are separated by just 23 miles, today they played a baseball game nearly 1,500 miles from home at the Gene Cusic Classic. The Spartans broke a 3-3 tie in the top of the seventh on a two-run triple by Vince Parisi. Daniel Casanova led UD offensively by going 3-4 with a double, two runs scored, and three stolen bases.

Spartans Fall to SUNY-Plattsburgh & Wooster

Mar 20, 2014
The University of Dubuque and SUNY-Plattsburgh State Baseball teams scored early in the game and late in the game with little in between. The team combined for three runs in the first and five runs in the ninth as SUNY-P came out ahead 6-3 on Wednesday morning at the Gene Cusic Classic. UD returned to the diamond on Thursday against the College of Wooster, losing 12-1. UD is now 3-7 on the year with one game remaining on the spring trip.

UD Baseball Victorious on Final Day in Florida

Mar 21, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team closed out their 2014 spring trip in exciting fashion against UMass-Boston. Down 4-2 entering the bottom of the eighth, the Spartans scored three runs to win 5-4. The winning run scored on a two-out RBI single by Vince Parisi. Justin Naval pitched two scoreless innings of relief to earn his second win of the season. UD improved its record to 4-7 overall and 3-4 on the spring trip.

IIAC Opener for Spartans Baseball Delayed

Mar 27, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball game against Central College scheduled for Friday, March 28th has been postponed to Sunday, March 30th due to unplayable field conditions following rain on Thursday. The Spartans and Dutch will open the 2014 Iowa Conference season on Saturday, March 29th at 1:00 pm.

Kuehn Signs with Mannheim Tornados

Mar 28, 2014
University of Dubuque alum Spencer Kuehn has been announced as the newest member of the Mannheim Tornados. A First Team All-Iowa Conference selection in 2013, Kuehn is the first Spartans baseball player to sign a professional contract since Joe Hapanionek signed deals in 2005 and 2006. Kuehn will report to Mannheim, Germany in March to begin preparing for the season opener on April 6th.

Spartans Sweep Central in Iowa Conference Opener

Mar 29, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team started the 2014 Iowa Conference season in outstanding fashion with a pair of victories against Central College on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans won the opener 6-4 behind 10 team hits in the seven inning game. UD won the second game, a nine inning game, 8-7 thanks in part to a three run seventh inning. Will Fogel went 5-7 on the day with two doubles, two runs scored, and two runs batted in.

Spartans Win Series vs. Central

Mar 30, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team opened some eyes around the Iowa Conference this weekend by taking the series with Central - three games to one! The Spartans won the first game on Sunday 2-1 before an 11-inning 3-2 loss. UD swept Central on Saturday. UD freshman accounted for 26 of the teams 36 hits on the weekend.

Spartans Host Duhawks

Apr 1, 2014
Due to poor playing condition on Loras' home field, the University of Dubuque Baseball team hosted Loras College on Tuesday afternoon at the UD Baseball Field. Dubuque lost the opener 9-4 before falling in game two 10-6. Freshman Austin McWhite finished the day with four hits, two runs, two doubles, a triple, and four runs batted in.

Pair of Spartans Sign to Play in Pecos League

Apr 1, 2014
A pair of former University of Dubuque baseball players have signed to play in the Pecos League for the 2014 season. Jordan Gawronski has signed with the Bisbee Blue while Michael Campbell will suit up for the Raton Osos. The former Spartans will report for spring training on May 5th before opening the season on May 14th. They are the second and third members of the 2013 Spartans Baseball team to sign deals to continue playing joining Spencer Kuehn is playing in Germany.

Spartans Win by 10-Run Rule, Split Doubleheader

Apr 5, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team had two very different performances on Saturday afternoon at Coe. The Spartans were held to a season low three hits in a 3-0 loss in game one before a season high 13 hits in a 10-0 mercy rule victory in game two. Game two starting pitcher Josh Eastman flirted with perfection going five innings before allowing a baserunner in the sixth.

Spartans Continue Coe Series

Apr 6, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team continued its four game Iowa Conference series against Coe College on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans lost both games, 8-3 and 10-2. Daniel Casanova (Lake Tapps, Wash./Auburn Riverside) had five hits on the day and swiped his IIAC leading 17th stolen base of the season.

Eastman Named IIAC Baseball Performer of the Week

Apr 7, 2014
University of Dubuque junior Josh Eastman was named IIAC Baseball (Pitcher) Performer of the Week. Eastman threw a complete game, two-hit, shutout versus Coe on Saturday in the Spartans 10-0 win. He was working on a perfect game through five innings until a lead double in the bottom of the sixth. The Spartan ace needed only 65 pitches for the seven inning complete game.

Spartans Split Behind 13 Runs in Opener

Apr 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team earned a split in the Iowa Conference doubleheader versus Loras on Tuesday night. The Spartans scored in every inning en route to a season high 13 runs in the 13-4 victory in game one. UD lost the nightcap 5-4. Daniel Casanova scored six runs on the day.

Spartans Baseball Hosts Knights

Apr 11, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team faced a daunting challenge on Friday afternoon against the Iowa Conference (IIAC) leading Wartburg College Knights. The Spartans and Knights played an even first game with Wartburg pulling away late for a 4-1 victory. UD lost game two, 19-7. Dalton Garst had an outstanding day at the plate with five hits in seven bats.

Spartans Split with IIAC Leaders

Apr 12, 2014
The University of Dubuque Baseball team split its doubleheader with league leading Wartburg College on Saturday at the UD Baseball Field. The Spartans won game two behind a strong pitching performance by Reed Stumpf. UD lost game one 4-3 after a Wartburg two-run home run in the top of the seventh.