Blue Knight Baseball News
Ridinger's Double Helps Baseball Beat Another Local Rival
The Urbana University Baseball team defeated the Cedarville Yellow Jackets in a non-conference nine-inning game played Wednesday night at Blue Knights Field. Senior shortstop Cody Ridinger doubled in three runs with two outs to break an 11-11 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning. It was the Blue Knights' second win over a local rival in the past 48 hours after defeating Wittenberg 11-4 on Monday night. Read More
Baseball Routs Local Rival WittenbergApr. 21st, 2014
The Urbana University baseball team stepped out of conference on Monday night and easily defeated local D-III rival Wittenberg University 11-4. The win was just the second of the season out of conference for the Blue Knights, who improve to 19-13 on the year. Wittenberg slips to 9-21.
Bronson Marlett homered and tripled, driving in two runs and scoring twice more before he was subbed late in the blowout. Read More
Baseball Salvages Split on SaturdayApr. 19th, 2014
The Urbana University baseball team didn’t come away from their weekend series with the University of Charleston completely empty-handed. After dropping the first three games of the series to the ninth place Golden Eagles, the Blue Knights salvaged a victory in Saturday’s finale. Charleston guaranteed themselves a series victory over the Mountain East Conference’s second place team with a 3-1 win in Game 1 on Saturday, but the Blue Knights took the second game by a score of 9-5.
Freshman Austin Rodesky did not allow an earned run over 5 innings of UU's Game 2 win. Rodesky improved to 3-1 on the year on the mound for the Blue Knights. Read More
Charleston Surprises UU Twice on FridayApr. 18th, 2014
Ninth place Charleston stunned the second place Urbana University baseball team on their home field on Friday afternoon. The Golden Eagles swept the first two games of a 4-game series by scores of 6-3 and 8-2.
Bronson Marlett had 3 hits on the day to pace Urbana's offense. His RBI in Game 2 gave the Blue Knights a 1-0 lead that evaporated after a 6-run 6th inning by UC. Read More
Baseball Sweeps Cards, Wins Season SeriesApr. 16th, 2014
The Urbana University baseball team took two key Mountain East Conference games on Wednesday afternoon against Wheeling Jesuit University. The doubleheader had to be moved to CONSOL Energy Field, home of the Washington Wild Things in Washington, Pa. because of Tuesday’s spring snowstorm. Urbana swept the Cardinals on the neutral field by scores of 2-1 and 7-0. The wins give Urbana the season series with WJU by a 3-1 count.
Staked with the big lead before throwing his first pitch, freshman starting pitcher Jackson Everman mowed through the Cardinal lineup with confidence. Everman earned his first collegiate win, throwing a complete-game 2-hit shutout in the Game 2 win. Read More