2017 Baseball News

  • Baseball Earns Team Academic Excellence Award
    August 01, 2017
    The Whittier College baseball team was awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association for the second straight year. The Poets were one of over 200 college and high school teams to earn the distinction.
  • Matt Macey and Andrew Lamar named 2nd Team All-SCIAC
    May 13, 2017
    Juniors Matthew Macey (Oceanside, Calif.) and Andrew Lamar (Alta Loma, Calif.) were both recognized this week on an All-SCIAC team announced by the conference office and voted on by the nine SCIAC head coaches.
  • Jake Raynaud selected on d3baseball.com Team of the Week
    May 03, 2017
    Senior Jake Raynaud (Los Gatos, Calif.) capped off his career with the Whittier College Baseball team in a big way over the weekend helping the Poets take two of three from the University of La Verne.
  • Baseball sends off seniors with sweep of La Verne
    April 29, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team ended their 2017 regular season in impressive fashion taking the three game series against the University of La Verne by sweeping the doubleheader Saturday, 10-9 and 11-3.
  • Baseball fails to hold lead in 10-9 loss to Leopards
    April 28, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team failed to hold a late lead Friday afternoon as they fell 10-9 to the University of La Verne.
  • Baseball comes back to split with Stags
    April 22, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team avoided a sweep by the Stags of Claremont-M-S Saturday as they provided a comeback in game one to win 14-11 before being run ruled in the second 19-3.
  • Long ball hurts Poets in 5-4 loss to Stags
    April 21, 2017
    The long ball hurt the Whittier College Baseball team Friday afternoon at Memorial Stadium as they fell 5-4 to Claremont-M-S.
  • Baseball can’t complete sweep over Caltech
    April 18, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team wrapped up a tough series with the California Institute of Technology over the weekend, splitting on Saturday with the Beavers edging them 2-0 in game one before fighting back in game two only to lose 13-12.
  • Baseball opens series with Caltech with 5-2 win
    April 14, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team came back from a 2-0 deficit Friday to win 5-2 over the Beavers of the California Institute of Technology.
  • Baseball swept by Kingsmen 5-1 and 7-4
    April 08, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team failed to keep Cal Lutheran from sweeping Saturday as they fell 5-1 and 7-4 in a doubleheader.
  • Defense holds tough in loss to Kingsmen
    April 07, 2017
    It was a tough Friday for the Whittier College Baseball team as they were run ruled 13-3 by Cal Lutheran University at Memorial Field.
  • Jim Colborn ’67, Gary Jones ‘66, and Bill Pate ‘65 throw out Ceremonial First Pitches
    April 01, 2017
    Prior to the first pitch against Williams this past weekend, Head Coach Mike Rizzo and the rest of the Whittier College Baseball team were able to witness three alumni, Bill Pate ’65, Jim Colborn ’67, and Gary Jones ’66 throw out ceremonial first pitches.
  • Baseball comes away with split against George Fox
    April 01, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team wrapped up their non-conference schedule Saturday as they split a doubleheader with George Fox University taking game one 6-5 before falling 7-5 in the second.
  • Baseball opens trip to Oregon with 5-3 loss to George Fox
    March 31, 2017
    The Whittier College baseball team traveled to Newberg, Oregon yesterday to take on George Fox University in a three game series but came away with a 5-3 loss in game one.
  • Poets swept by Williams
    March 24, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team found themselves swept over the past two days by the Ephs of Williams College.
  • Poets can’t complete comeback in loss to Wesleyan
    March 23, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team was unable to complete the comeback Thursday afternoon as they fell 6-3 to Wesleyan University at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball wins in extras 3-2 over Mountaineers
    March 17, 2017
    It took 14 innings and close to four hours Friday for the Whittier College Baseball team to pick up the 3-2 victory over Southern Vermont at Memorial Field.
  • Errors prove costly in loss to Ithaca
    March 16, 2017
    Errors proved costly for the Whittier College Baseball team Thursday as they fell 11-9 to Ithaca College at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball battles Kingsmen in non-conference bout
    March 14, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team battled Tuesday with the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University in a non-conference game falling 5-4 at Memorial Field.
  • Baseball take series from Chapman
    March 10, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team took the three game series over Chapman University winning 7-5 and 6-4 before falling 13-2 in the final contest.
  • Baseball drops pitchers dual 2-1 to Kean
    March 09, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team dropped another tight game Thursday afternoon as they fell 2-1 in a pitchers dual against Kean University.
  • Poets drop doubleheader to Sagehens
    March 04, 2017
    After taking the first game of the three game series, the Whittier College Baseball team traveled to Pomona-Pitzer Saturday but came away empty as they dropped both games in the doubleheader.
  • Baseball walks off against Sagehens 3-2
    March 03, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team walked off Friday afternoon as they snapped their seven game losing skid in a 3-2 victory over Pomona-Pitzer at Memorial Field.
  • Losing skid moves to seven after sweep by Redlands
    February 24, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team saw their losing skid move to seven games over the weekend as they were swept by the University of Redlands 6-1, 4-2, and 7-3.
  • Comeback falls short in 6-5 loss to Bates
    February 21, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team saw their losing skid move to four games Tuesday as they nearly completed a comeback in a 6-5 loss to Bates College.
  • Baseball drops series with Occidental
    February 19, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team dropped their three game series with Occidental over the weekend. After a tough loss in game one where they blew a 6-0 lead, the Purple & Gold came out and fell 6-4 and 7-1 in a doubleheader moving their record to 2-5.
  • Baseball can’t hold lead in 9-8 loss to Oxy
    February 16, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team couldn’t hold a 6-0 lead as the Tigers of Occidental College would come back to win 9-8 Thursday afternoon at Memorial Field.
  • Poets cut down Loggers in 4-3 win
    February 05, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team cooled off the red hot Loggers from Puget Sound Sunday as they held on for the 4-3 victory at Memorial Field.
  • Poets avoid sweep with Willamette
    February 04, 2017
    The Whittier College Baseball team avoided a sweep by Willamette University Saturday as they split with the Bearcats falling in game one 12-5 before pulling off the 9-3 victory in game two.
  • Darkness falls on Poets in loss to Bearcats
    February 03, 2017
    Darkness fell on the Whittier College Baseball team in their season opener Friday as they fell in seven innings to Willamette University 11-8.
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