Blue Knight Baseball News
U.S. Baseball Academy Coming to UU
The U.S. Baseball Academy is coming to Urbana University for Spring Training sessions on 4 Sundays in January and February. Four 90-minute sessions will take place on the campus of Urbana University on January 19th, January 26th, February 9th and February 16th. Baseball players grades 1-12 are welcome to sign up. The Spring Training sessions will cover advanced hitting, pitching, fielding, baserunning, catcher's training and instruction from college coaches and players. The cost is $99 per player.
For more information, visit USBaseballAcademy.com. If you have any questions or if you would like to register, contact Urbana University Head Baseball Coach Mike Goldschmidt at email@example.com or (937) 484-1377. Read More
UU Baseball to Host 6th Annual Showcase on October 13thSep. 19th, 2013
On Sunday, October 13th, the Urbana University baseball team will host its 6th annual Blue Knights Baseball Showcase. The Showcase is designed for serious high school baseball players who are interested in playing at the collegiate level.
The showcase will be limited to the first 60 participants, so please get your reservation in as soon possible. The cost of the camp is only $50 per participant! If you want to attend the camp as a PITCHER only, the cost is only $40! Click READ MORE for more information. Read More
Beall, Kosachook & Tavone Jr. Playing Summer BaseballJun. 21st, 2013
A trio of Blue Knight baseball players are currently active in some high-profile summer leagues. The soon-to-be seniors are pitchers Jeff Beall and Billy Kosachook, and catcher Robert Tavone Jr.
Beall is playing for the Hornell Dodgers in the New York Collegiate Baseball League. His Blue Knight teammate Kosachook is now his opponent in the NYCBL with the Syracuse Junior Chiefs, and Tavone Jr. is catching for the West Virginia Miners in the Prospect League. Read More
33 Blue Knights Named to G-MAC Academic All-Conference TeamJun. 18th, 2013
On Monday afternoon, the Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced its inaugural Academic All-Conference Team. The team features 189 student-athletes from five of the conference member institutions, covering 12 championship sponsored sports from the 2012-13 season.
Urbana University was represented on the Academic All-Conference Team by 33 student-athletes from its G-MAC affiliated sports in men's and women's soccer, men's and women's cross country, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, men and women's golf, baseball and softball. Read More
Ryan Receives a Pair of First Team All-Region Nods (Update)May. 17th, 2013
Urbana University senior Drew Ryan became the Blue Knight baseball program’s first NCAA Division II All-Midwest Region honoree today. The three-year starter was named to both the ABCA/Rawlings and the Daktronics First Teams, earning nominations for both organization's D-II All-American Teams in the process. The teams are voted upon by the head coaches and SID's in the region. After another round of voting, the organizations will release their 2013 All-American teams later this month.
Ryan hit .401 this season, becoming the 19th Blue Knight in the program’s 47-year history to turn in a batting average over .400 for an entire season. Remarkably, he led the team in both runs scored (45) and RBIs (34), an impressive feat hitting in the leadoff spot. Read More