Pitching Staff Enjoys Solid Day at No. 3 Louisville

The Valparaiso University baseball team limited No. 3 Louisville to three runs on eight hits on Friday, but the offense ran into reigning ACC Pitcher of the Year Reid Detmers, who struck out 14 over six shutout innings in a 3-0 win for the Cardinals at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Ky.


Baseball to Face Tough Test at No. 3 Louisville

The Valparaiso University baseball team will continue its challenging nonconference schedule with perhaps its biggest test of the season this weekend at Louisville. The Brown & Gold will take on a Cardinals team that is ranked as high as third nationally in various polls and entered the season as the nation’s No. 1 team. Valpo will head to the state of Kentucky for the second straight weekend.


Baseball Enters Win Column by Topping Western Kentucky in Extras

The Valparaiso University baseball team garnered its first victory of the 2020 campaign by capturing the series finale on Monday afternoon at Western Kentucky, besting the host Toppers 5-3 in 10 innings at Nick Denes Stadium in Bowling Green, Ky. Senior Riley Dent (Long Beach, Calif. / Wilson) belted his first career home run, and Valpo eventually took the lead on a squeeze bunt by Damon Jorgensen (Blair, Neb. / Blair [Coffeyville]) in the top of the 10th.


Baseball Drops Middle Game at Western Kentucky

Senior Riley Dent notched three hits and junior Troy Jones (Orland Park, Ill. / Carl Sandburg [Triton]) was involved in both runs as the Valparaiso University baseball team incurred a 6-2 setback in the middle game of this weekend’s season-opening series at Western Kentucky. Valpo starter Colin Fields (Libertyville, Ill. / Libertyville) turned in a solid showing, holding the Hilltoppers scoreless through four and permitting just two runs over five innings.


Baseball Drops Season Opener to Western Kentucky

The Valparaiso University baseball team opened up the 2020 campaign on Saturday with a 9-3 setback to Western Kentucky at Nick Denes Field in Bowling Green, Ky. Jonathan Temple (Turlock, Calif. / Turlock [Modesto JC]) had a pair of hits in his Valpo debut to highlight the offense.


Valpo Baseball Preview Video

Head coach Brian Schmack joined Brandon Vickrey to preview the 2020 Valpo baseball season!


Baseball Alters Weekend Plans at Western Kentucky

The season has yet to begin, but the first weather-related schedule change of the year is already upon us for the Valparaiso University baseball team.


Valpo Baseball to Open Season at Western Kentucky

The long winter wait is in the books and the Valparaiso University baseball team is poised to commence the 2020 campaign on Friday afternoon in Bowling Green, Ky. For the second time in the last four years, Valpo will begin the season by visiting Western Kentucky for a three-game series. This begins the annual road gauntlet that opens the Valpo season as Friday will be the first of 22 consecutive games away from home prior to the Emory G. Bauer Field opener on March 24.


2020 Valpo Baseball Season Preview

Two words that hold a special ring to baseball fans across the world will be spoken this week with regard to the Valparaiso University baseball team – Opening Day.


Bauer Field Renovation Off to Strong Start

With the support of two generous gifts, the project to renovate Bauer Field, Valparaiso University’s baseball field, is off to a strong start. The two gifts total $550,000 and will provide the resources to install synthetic turf on the infield and down the foul lines. The total project will be done in two phases and, when completed, will transform Bauer Field into a quality Missouri Valley Conference facility.


Valpo Baseball Welcomes Incoming Recruiting Class

The Valparaiso University baseball team has announced a large incoming class of 13 signees for the 2020-2021 academic and athletic year.


Valpo Baseball Team Store Now Open

Just in time for holiday shopping, our online store is open through Nov. 14! Click here to visit the store and order Valpo baseball gear.


Valpo Baseball Reveals 2020 Slate

Another challenging schedule is in store for the Valparaiso University baseball team, which will open the 2020 season on Feb. 14 at Western Kentucky.


Valpo Baseball Announces Annual Golf Outing

The Valparaiso University baseball program has announced plans for the annual Crusader Baseball Players Association Golf Outing, which is slated to take place on Saturday, Sept. 21.


Sam Shaikin Joins Valpo Baseball Staff as Volunteer Assistant Coach

When the Valparaiso University baseball team’s volunteer assistant coaching position came open, head coach Brian Schmack didn’t have to look far to find the perfect fit for his program.


Dawson Signs Professional Contract With Gary SouthShore RailCats

It didn’t take long for Chase Dawson to join the ranks of Valpo baseball alums who have gone on to play professional baseball, as the Gary SouthShore RailCats of the American Association announced Tuesday that they have signed Dawson to his first professional contract.