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2014 Baseball Headlines

  • Baseball announces 2014 recruiting class
    July 14, 2014
    Baseball announces 2014 recruiting class BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern Baseball will welcome six new faces in the fall of 2014, the Panther coaching staff announced today. The group of six, including brothers Luke and Ross Anderson, will complement the 27 returners from the 2014 Panther squad that went 35-12 and won the Southern Athletic Association regular season and tournament titles and appeared in the NCAA South Regional.
  • Miles Nordgren drafted by Minnesota Twins
    June 08, 2014
    Miles Nordgren drafted by Minnesota Twins BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern's Miles Nordgren was selected by the Minnesota Twins on Saturday in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, becoming BSC's third player in the last four seasons to be selected.
  • Baseball announces first two members of 2014 recruiting class
    June 07, 2014
    Baseball announces first two members of 2014 recruiting class BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern Head Baseball Coach Jan Weisberg announced that brothers Luke and Ross Anderson, from Section High School Section, Ala., will join the program next season as the pair have completed their intent to enroll in the college.
  • Former BSC player Bruce Maxwell named to 2014 California-Carolina League Mid-Season All-Star roster
    June 04, 2014
    Former BSC player Bruce Maxwell named to 2014 California-Carolina League Mid-Season All-Star roster BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Former Birmingham-Southern standout and current Stockton Ports catcher Bruce Maxwell has been named to the 2014 Mid-Season All-Star roster of the California-Carolina League. The All-Star game will be held June 17 in Wilmington, Del.
  • Nordgren, Stevens voted CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America
    May 28, 2014
    Nordgren, Stevens voted CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Demonstrating their prowess in the classroom as well as on the baseball diamond, Birmingham-Southern hurlers Miles Nordgren and Blake Stevens were named Capital One Academic All-Americans this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • ABCA/Rawlings selects Stevens and Nordgren to All-America Team
    May 23, 2014
    ABCA/Rawlings selects Stevens and Nordgren to All-America Team BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Pitchers Blake Stevens and Miles Nordgren added yet another All-America honor to their list of accolades today as they were selected as American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Americans.
  • Stevens, Nordgren earn D3baseball.com All-America accolades
    May 22, 2014
    Stevens, Nordgren earn D3baseball.com All-America accolades BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior pitcher Blake Stevens and senior pitcher Miles Nordgren have both been named to the D3baseball.com All-America Team, it was announced today.
  • Blake Stevens named ABCA South Region Pitcher of the Year
    May 22, 2014
    Blake Stevens named ABCA South Region Pitcher of the Year BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior hurler Blake Stevens added yet another honor to his resume this week as he was voted South Region Pitcher of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). Stevens and senior pitcher Miles Nordgren also earned First-Team honors, while junior pitcher/infielder David Bourbonnais and junior catcher Jacob Mayfield were named Third-Team All-Region.
  • Stevens named D3baseball.com South Region Pitcher of the Year; four Panthers earn All-Region accolades
    May 19, 2014
    Stevens named D3baseball.com South Region Pitcher of the Year; four Panthers earn All-Region accolades BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior Blake Stevens has been named South Region Pitcher of the Year by D3baseball.com, and four Panthers, including Stevens, have earned All-Region honors, it was announced today.
  • No. 12 Panthers drop 5-4 11-inning heartbreaker to No. 13 Shenandoah at NCAA Regional
    May 16, 2014
    No. 12 Panthers drop 5-4 11-inning heartbreaker to No. 13 Shenandoah at NCAA Regional DEMOREST, Ga.—With the game-winning run scoring on a wild pitch in the top of the 11th inning, No. 12 Birmingham-Southern fell to top-seeded and 13th-ranked Shenandoah, 5-4, Friday afternoon to be eliminated from the NCAA South Regional, hosted by Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga.
  • NCAA Regional game between No. 12 BSC and Bridgewater halted due to rain
    May 14, 2014
    NCAA Regional game between No. 12 BSC and Bridgewater halted due to rain DEMOREST, Ga.—No. 12 Birmingham-Southern's first-round NCAA South Regional game against Bridgewater College was halted this evening due to rain in the Demorest, Ga., area.
  • No. 12 BSC falls to Bridgewater in NCAA Regional first round, 1-0
    May 14, 2014
    No. 12 BSC falls to Bridgewater in NCAA Regional first round, 1-0 DEMOREST, Ga.—It took over 24 hrs and 12 innings, but fourth-seeded Bridgewater College (34-12) upset third-seeded and 12th-ranked Birmingham-Southern (35-11), 1-0, in the NCAA Division III South Regional, hosted by Piedmont College on Loudermilk Field.
  • No. 15 BSC to face Bridgewater College, Wednesday, in NCAA South Regional
    May 12, 2014
    No. 15 BSC to face Bridgewater College, Wednesday, in NCAA South Regional BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team will face Bridgewater College in the opening round of the NCAA South Regional, Wednesday at 7 p.m. Eastern in Demorest, Ga. BSC is the third seed and Bridgewater is the fourth seed; the six-team double-elimination tournament is hosted by Piedmont College.
  • BSC names 2014 Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet
    May 06, 2014
    BSC names 2014 Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern held its annual Athletic Awards Banquet, Tuesday evening in Bruno Great Hall, and named the 2014 Newcomers, Athletes, Teams, and Man and Woman of the Year, as well as the Johnny Johnson Most Inspirational Senior Student Athletes.
  • No. 15 Panthers win 2014 SAA Championship
    May 06, 2014
    No. 15 Panthers win 2014 SAA Championship BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—No. 15 Birmingham-Southern is the 2014 Southern Athletic Association Baseball Champion after defeating No. 26 Rhodes College, 5-0, this afternoon at Striplin Field.
  • Baseball playing for SAA Championship, Monday and Tuesday
    May 05, 2014
    Baseball playing for SAA Championship, Monday and Tuesday BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team will take on No. 26 Rhodes College in the title series of the Southern Athletic Association Championship, Monday and Tuesday at Striplin Field.
  • No. 15 Panthers take game one of SAA title series with 6-1 victory against No. 26 Rhodes
    May 05, 2014
    No. 15 Panthers take game one of SAA title series with 6-1 victory against No. 26 Rhodes BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Behind a complete-game performance by junior pitcher Blake Stevens, No. 15 Birmingham-Southern took game one of the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Championship title series against No. 26 Rhodes, 6-1, Monday night at Striplin Field.
  • Baseball lands three on CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Team
    May 02, 2014
    Baseball lands three on CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Team BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Miles Nordgren and juniors Jacob Mayfield and Blake Stevens all earned Capital One Academic All-District honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced this week.
  • Weisberg, Stevens named SAA Coach, Pitcher of the Year
    April 29, 2014
    Weisberg, Stevens named SAA Coach, Pitcher of the Year BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern Head Coach Jan Weisberg and junior hurler Blake Stevens were named Southern Athletic Association Coach and Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced today.
  • No. 16 Panthers shut out Millsaps to advance to SAA title series
    April 27, 2014
    No. 16 Panthers shut out Millsaps to advance to SAA title series BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After rain and lightning delayed the start of the game by four-and-a-half hours, the No. 16 Birmingham-Southern baseball team shut out Millsaps today, 6-0, to advance to the title series of the Southern Athletic Association Championship.
  • UPDATED: SAA Baseball Championship game to begin at 4:35 p.m.
    April 27, 2014
    UPDATED: SAA Baseball Championship game to begin at 4:35 p.m. BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—First pitch for today's SAA Baseball Championship game between No. 16 Birmingham-Southern and Millsaps, originally scheduled to begin at noon at Striplin Field, will begin at 4:35 p.m. Stay tuned to bscsports.net and the BSC Athletics Twitter feed (@bscsports) for updates.
  • Walk-off wild pitch lifts No. 16 BSC to 3-2 win against Hendrix in SAA Championship
    April 26, 2014
    Walk-off wild pitch lifts No. 16 BSC to 3-2 win against Hendrix in SAA Championship BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—No. 16 Birmingham-Southern stayed in the winner's bracket on day two of the 2014 Southern Athletic Association Baseball Championship, finding a way to win in the bottom of the ninth Saturday afternoon at Striplin Field, defeating Hendrix 3-2 on a walk-off bases-loaded wild pitch.
  • No. 16 Panthers win in opening round of SAA Championship
    April 25, 2014
    No. 16 Panthers win in opening round of SAA Championship BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—In its first game of the 2014 Southern Athletic Association Championship, the No. 16 Birmingham-Southern baseball team relied on a proven formula to pick up the 4-1 victory over Sewanee: strong starting pitching, timely hitting, and solid play late to put the game away.
  • Bourbonnais named SAA Player of the Week
    April 21, 2014
    Bourbonnais named SAA Player of the Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior David Bourbonnais has been named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.
  • No. 27 Rhodes upends No. 15 BSC, 7-1, in regular season finale
    April 19, 2014
    No. 27 Rhodes upends No. 15 BSC, 7-1, in regular season finale MEMPHIS, Tenn.—After using a pair of victories to win the series and claim the regular season conference baseball title a day earlier, No. 15 Birmingham-Southern fell to host No. 27 Rhodes Saturday afternoon, 7-1 at Stauffer Field in Memphis, Tenn.
  • No. 15 BSC wins SAA regular season title with two wins against No. 27 Rhodes
    April 18, 2014
    No. 15 BSC wins SAA regular season title with two wins against No. 27 Rhodes MEMPHIS, Tenn.—With two wins against No. 27 Rhodes College today, No. 15 Birmingham-Southern clinched the 2014 Southern Athletic Association regular season baseball title at Stauffer Field in Memphis, Tenn.
  • No. 15 BSC downs Covenant on the road, 16-10
    April 15, 2014
    No. 15 BSC downs Covenant on the road, 16-10 LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—After racing out to a 16-3 lead in the first eight innings, the No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team held off a late-game rally by Covenant College to win 16-10, Tuesday afternoon in Lookout Mountain, Ga.
  • No. 11 Panthers roll past Centre in SAA rubber match, 11-1
    April 13, 2014
    No. 11 Panthers roll past Centre in SAA rubber match, 11-1 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—With an 11-1 seven-inning victory Sunday afternoon at Striplin Field, No. 11 Birmingham-Southern took the rubber match in the Southern Athletic Association series against Centre College.
  • No. 11 Baseball splits with Centre to open SAA series
    April 12, 2014
    No. 11 Baseball splits with Centre to open SAA series BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After struggling offensively in game one, the No. 11 Birmingham-Southern baseball team rebounded in game two to split with Centre in Southern Athletic Association action, Saturday afternoon at Striplin Field.
  • Bears nip No. 11 Panthers, 8-7
    April 10, 2014
    Bears nip No. 11 Panthers, 8-7 ST. LOUIS, Mo.—A ninth-inning comeback attempt by the No. 11 Birmingham-Southern baseball team fell short Thursday afternoon as the Panthers dropped an 8-7 decision to Washington University at Kelly Field in St. Louis, Mo.
  • WashU upsets No. 11 BSC, 3-2
    April 09, 2014
    WashU upsets No. 11 BSC, 3-2 ST. LOUIS, Mo.—With a walk-off run in the bottom of the ninth, Washington University in St. Louis defeated No. 11 Birmingham-Southern, 3-2, Wednesday afternoon at Kelly Field in St. Louis, Mo.
  • No. 15 BSC sweeps Oglethorpe with 10-1 Sunday win
    April 06, 2014
    No. 15 BSC sweeps Oglethorpe with 10-1 Sunday win ATLANTA, Ga.—Behind a pair of season-highs in hits and RBI from senior Jeremy Hatley, the No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team completed the series sweep of host Oglethorpe University, Sunday afternoon at Anderson Field in Atlanta. The 10-1 victory gives the Panthers a two-game lead atop the Southern Athletic Association standings.
  • No. 15 BSC cruises past Oglethorpe in games one and two of SAA series
    April 05, 2014
    No. 15 BSC cruises past Oglethorpe in games one and two of SAA series ATLANTA, Ga.—The No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team took games one and two of a conference series against Oglethorpe today at Anderson Field in Atlanta, Ga., winning 10-0 in seven innings and 8-2.
  • Ninth-inning rally lifts No. 12 BSC past Huntingdon, 4-2
    April 02, 2014
    Ninth-inning rally lifts No. 12 BSC past Huntingdon, 4-2 MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Behind a four-run, ninth-inning rally, the No. 12 Birmingham-Southern baseball team defeated Huntingdon College, 4-2, in a midweek non-conference affair Wednesday evening at Posey Field in Montgomery, Ala.
  • Weisberg hits 200 wins as No. 10 BSC splits with No. 29 Emory
    March 30, 2014
    Weisberg hits 200 wins as No. 10 BSC splits with No. 29 Emory ATLANTA, Ga.—With No. 10 BSC's 10-8 extra-innings win against No. 29 Emory today at Chappell Park in Atlanta, Head Coach Jan Weisberg recorded his 200th career win at Birmingham-Southern. The Panthers also lost to Emory in game two, 4-2, and now stand at 21-6 on the season, while the Eagles move to 20-9.
  • No. 29 Emory upends No. 10 BSC at home, 4-1
    March 29, 2014
    No. 29 Emory upends No. 10 BSC at home, 4-1 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The No. 10 Birmingham-Southern baseball team dropped a game to No. 29 Emory Saturday afternoon, losing 4-1 at Striplin Field.
  • Tonight's baseball game postponed to Saturday
    March 28, 2014
    Tonight's baseball game postponed to Saturday BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Due to widespread rain and thunderstorms in the Birmingham area, tonight's baseball game against Emory, originally scheduled for 6 p.m., has been postponed to tomorrow, Saturday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. at Striplin Field.
  • McCracken named SAA Baseball Player of the Week
    March 24, 2014
    McCracken named SAA Baseball Player of the Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Sophomore Taylor McCracken has been named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week for games played March 17-23, the league office announced today.
  • Nordgren, No. 15 Panthers grind out series-clinching win over Berry, 3-2
    March 23, 2014
    Nordgren, No. 15 Panthers grind out series-clinching win over Berry, 3-2 ROME, Ga.—Behind a stellar complete-game pitching performance from senior Miles Nordgren, the No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team took a 3-2 decision from Berry at William R. Bowdoin Field in Rome, Ga., Sunday afternoon to win the deciding game of the Southern Athletic Association Series.
  • No. 15 Baseball splits on the road with Berry
    March 22, 2014
    No. 15 Baseball splits on the road with Berry ROME, Ga.—An impressive start from junior Blake Stevens and a game-high four hits and two runs from junior Jacob Mayfield guided the No. 15 Birmingham-Southern baseball team to 6-1 win over Berry College in game one of the Southern Athletic Association doubleheader Saturday afternoon at William R. Bowdoin Field in Mount Berry, Ga. The Panthers fell in game two, 5-4, in seven innings.
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