Norfolk State comes up short against Wagner, 8-5

title image via Norfolk State Baseball Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletics 5 NSUBB 8 Winner WAGNER Team R H E NSUBB 5 11 2 WAGNER 8 8 1 W: DAVIS, Keith (2-0) L: Royster, Liam (0-3)  S: STANLEY, Andrew (1) The Wagner Seahawks staved off Norfolk State on Sunday afternoon at Trenton Thunder Ballpark, defeating the Spartans 8-5 to take the series. After the teams split a Saturday doubleheader, Wagner (13-17, 11-4 NEC) put together a strong offensive showing on Sunday, preventing the Spartans (9-22, 5-10) from coming away with a series victory. Senior catcher Manny Jackson capped off…

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Smiley goes yard twice in Grambling’s 14-12 win over Priaire View

title image via Grambling Baseball courtesy of Grambling Athletics 14 Winner GSUBB-2 12 PVAMBB Team R H E GSUBB-2 14 15 1 PVAMBB 12 7 2 W: Bryant, Phillip (2-2) L: Tyson Carlton (0-3)  S: Martinez, Javier (1) Grambling State catcher Demarckus Smiley hit a pair of homers as Grambling State earned a series clinching 14-12 win over Prairie View A&M at Tankersley Field on Saturday afternoon.  Smiley, a senior from Selma, Ala., paced the Grambling State offense going 4-for-5 with home runs in the in the second and sixth innings to go along with a double and three…

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Albany State Baseball salvages split with Lane College

title image via Albany State Baseball Courtesy of Albany State Sports Information 2 Albany St. (Ga.) 7-6 5 Winner Lane 5-9 Team R H E Albany St. (Ga.) 2 8 4 Lane 5 12 1 W: J. Ortiz (0-0) L: Davis, Brady (0-0) Next Game: at Lane College 3/3/2024 | 12:00 PM JACKSON, Tenn. – The Golden Rams made up for a tough series opener on Saturday. After falling in a close 5-2 first game, Albany State came back, ran off a four-run fifth frame and earned the doubleheader split, 11-3, against Lane College baseball. Leading 2-1,…

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Late inning heroics lifts Albany State Baseball over Auburn University at Montgomery

title image via Albany State Baseball Courtesy of Albany State Sports Information 7 Auburn Mont 8-8 8 Winner ALBANY STATE UNIV 7-5 Team R H E Auburn Mont 7 11 1 ALBANY STATE UNIV 8 13 0 W: Griffeth, Sebastian (1-1) L: Brett Pitts (2-2) The Golden Rams kept battling Wednesday until they registered the ‘W.’ Albany State chipped away at its deficit over the final five innings before Emory Stephens lined a bottom of the 10th walk-off single to defeat Auburn University-Montgomery, 8-7, on the baseball diamond. The Warhawks (8-8) built a 7-3 lead midway through the sixth…

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Bats silenced as Norfolk State baseball drops pair to Jaspers

title image via Niya Grant Photography Courtesy of | Alex Lehmbeck, Associate Sports Information Director, Norfolk State Athletics 5 Winner MAN 2 NSUBB Team R H E MAN 5 9 0 NSUBB 2 7 3 W: Solimine, Justin (1-1) L: Barham, Dalton (1-1)  S: Shaw, Greg ( Norfolk State dropped both matchups of a home doubleheader against Manhattan College on Saturday afternoon. at Marty L. Miller Field The Jaspers heated up as the day went on, picking up victories by scores of 5-2 and 14-1. After a scoreless first inning, Manhattan got on the scoreboard in…

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Thomas University downs Albany State, 14-3

title image via Albany State Baseball Courtesy of Albany State Athletics 14 Winner NIGHT_~1 3 ASU Team R H E NIGHT_~1 14 15 0 ASU 3 6 0 W: E. Camolilla (2-0) L: Baker, Calvin (1-1) After Albany State took the momentum in the home third inning, Thomas University used key hits for a seven-run fifth inning to break open the baseball game and went on for a 14-3 win on the Wednesday evening. Following Nighthawks runs in each of the first three at bats for a 7-0 lead, the Golden Rams (4-3) went…

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Albany State Baseball sweeps Lemoyne-Owen in conference opening series

title image via Albany State Baseball Courtesy of Albany State Athletics 3 LEMOYNE-OWEN 0-0-1 15 Winner ALBANY STATE UNIV 2-20 Team R H E LEMOYNE-OWEN 3 6 4 ALBANY STATE UNIV 15 14 1 W: Davis, Brady (1-0) L: Jojo Mann (0-1) Next Game: Thomas University 2/21/2024 | 5:00 PM The ASU Golden Rams baseball team kicked off their SIAC campaign in impressive fashion, securing a clean sweep against Lemoyne-Owen College (0-3, 0-3 SIAC) over the weekend.  Head Coach Scot Hemmings expressed satisfaction with the team’s performance, stating, “I was extremely pleased with a lot of the things…

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Mount St. Mary’s sticks it to. Norfolk State baseball, 14-4

title image via Adonias Stuckey Courtesy Norfolk Stae Athletics 14 Winner MOUNT 4 NSU24 Team R H E MOUNT 14 11 1 NSU24 4 10 5 W: MOORE,T (1-0) L: Yarbrough, Mac(0-1)  S: SPEAS, K (1) Visiting Mount St. Mary’s scored six runs in the first and never looked back, topping the Norfolk State baseball team 14-4 on Saturday afternoon at Marty L. Miller Field. The Mountaineers (1-1) scored eight runs total in the first three innings and held off the Spartans (1-1), evening the season-opening series between the teams at one game apiece.…

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Albany State Baseball falls 6-1 to Valdosta State on Opening Day

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams lose (1-6) to the Valdosta State University Blazers on Tuesday evening at the West Campus Baseball Field on Opening Day.  With the loss, the Golden Rams start the season (0-1).   The game scoring started in the 3rd inning with the Blazers scoring 3 runs coming from home run by Dennis Pierce and a double by Leeandro Alfonzo which add the 3rd run of the inning. The Golden Rams responded by adding one run in the bottom of the 3rdinning which come from a single…

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Albany State Baseball recipient of Phil Niekro Scholarship Award

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics This past Saturday night Coach Hemmings was presented a check from the Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club (formerly Braves 400 Fan Club) in the amount of $1500.00.  The donation was a part of the Phil Niekro scholarship and is given annually to two college baseball programs.  This year’s award went to Albany State University and Oglethorpe University.  The checks were presented at the 400 Baseball Club’s annual Gameboree.  The evening begins with a silent auction followed by a dinner, where the 400-fan club gives away…

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