Blue Knight Baseball News
Baseball Salvages Split on Saturday
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
Wednesday's Baseball Moved to Washington, PAApr. 15th, 2014
Tuesday's spring snowstorm has forced a change of location and time for Urbana University's conference doubleheader vs. Wheeling Jesuit University on Wednesday. The teams will now play at CONSOL Energy Field, home of the Washington Wild Things in Washington, Pennsylvania. First pitch has been moved back to 2:00 p.m. Read More
Blue Knights & Falcons Split AgainApr. 13th, 2014
For the second straight day, the Urbana University and Fairmont State University baseball teams split a doubleheader. Urbana took the first game by a score of 8-2, but the Falcons equaled the weekend series at 2-2 with a 4-0 shutout victory in the final game.
Matt Paculan was 3 for 4 batting leadoff for Urbana. He had 2 doubles, 2 runs and an RBI in the Game 1 win. Paculan also registered 1 of UU's 2 hits in the Game 2 loss. Read More