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2019 Baseball News

  • Simpson tallies 38 Spring All-Academic honorees
    June 20, 2019
    The American Rivers Conference announced its 2019 Spring All-Academic Team on Thursday and Simpson had 38 student-athletes receive the honor. From around the league, 348 student-athletes were recognized for the achievement.
  • Truman grabs all-region first team nod
    May 28, 2019
    After two straight second-team nominations since the end of the 2019 season, Truman Schmitt was finally placed on a first team, this time by the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings in the Central Region.
  • Schmitt receives All-Region accolade
    May 23, 2019
    Truman Schmitt tallied his second postseason honor for the Storm baseball squad this year, this time being named a All-Central Region Second Team performer as a designated hitter.
  • Baseball trio land on all-conference teams
    May 15, 2019
    A trio of Simpson baseball players were recognized on the American Rivers All-Conference teams for their performances on the diamond this spring. Truman Schmitt, Brady Held and Devin Creger received the honors.
  • Schmitt honored as A-R-C Position Player of the Week
    May 06, 2019
    For the second time this season, Truman Schmitt has been selected as the American Rivers Conference Baseball Position Player of the Week, announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Storm fall short on senior day
    May 04, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team tried to play the spoiler on Saturday but could not take the series from Luther and lost 4-3 and 5-3 in 10 innings to close out the 2019 season.
  • Storm collect 19 hits in win over Luther
    May 03, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team exploded for a season-high 19 hits and won 11-5 over Luther on Friday to start the last weekend series of the year for the Storm.
  • Held, Schmitt produce on offense for Storm
    April 29, 2019
    In the last series on the road for the season, the Simpson baseball team dropped a doubleheader at Wartburg on Monday. The Storm lost 6-5 in the opener and 4-2 in the nightcap.
  • Simpson, Wartburg doubleheader moved to Monday
    April 27, 2019
    The Simpson baseball doubleheader scheduled at Wartburg has been moved once again. The two teams will play on Monday.
  • Storm unable to slow Wartburg offense
    April 26, 2019
    In the last regular season series away from home, the Simpson baseball team lost 5-0 at Wartburg on Friday.
  • Baseball updates weekend series at Wartburg
    April 25, 2019
    The Simpson baseball weekend series at Wartburg has pushed Saturday’s doubleheader to Sunday to avoid the forecasted weather in Waverly, Iowa. The teams will still open the series as scheduled on Friday night at 6 p.m.
  • Held throws gem in win over Central
    April 23, 2019
    Freshman Brady Held struck out 11 batters as the Simpson baseball team won 8-2 over Central in the opener of the American Rivers Conference doubleheader on Tuesday. The Storm closed out the day with an 8-5 loss to the Dutch at McBride Field.
  • Storm close out season series with Coe
    April 20, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team had a tough matchup all weekend against the top team in the American Rivers Conference and No. 15 in the country, Coe and lost 8-5 and 15-5 in Saturday’s doubleheader.
  • Storm unable to slow Coe offense in loss
    April 19, 2019
    Truman Schmitt drove in two runs to highlight the Simpson baseball team’s 12-2 loss against No. 15 Coe on Friday at McBride Field.
  • Creger paces offense in loss at Central
    April 16, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team could not overcome an early deficit on Tuesday and eventually fell to Central, 8-3, on the road.
  • Arnold homers in loss at Loras
    April 15, 2019
    Kolton Arnold pushed his hit streak to 12 games by ripping a two-run homer in the first inning, but the Storm could not hold on and lost 8-5 at Loras on Monday.
  • Loras rallies to claim twin bill over Storm
    April 13, 2019
    Truman Schmitt drilled his fifth home run of the season as the Simpson baseball team dropped a pair of games at Loras on Saturday. The Duhawks won 7-4 in the opener and 11-5 in the finale.
  • Weather alters Storm baseball's weekend series
    April 11, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team’s upcoming weekend series at Loras will now begin on Saturday, instead of Friday. The game originally scheduled for Friday, will now be played on Monday at 2 p.m., with the Saturday doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.
  • Storm fall in close-knit battle at home
    April 09, 2019
    In the series rubber match on Tuesday, Nebraska Wesleyan snuck out of McBride Field with a 7-5 victory over the Simpson baseball squad.
  • Storm drop series at Dubuque
    April 06, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team ran into a tough Dubuque squad on Saturday and dropped both games in the series-ending doubleheader. The Spartans won 6-0 and 3-1 over the Storm to move a spot ahead in the American Rivers Conference standings.
  • Dubuque clips Storm in series opener
    April 05, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team dropped a 4-2 American Rivers Conference contest on Friday at Dubuque to move to 3-3 in league play.
  • Storm erupt for 14 runs in win at Nebraska Wesleyan
    April 02, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team remain above .500 in American Rivers Conference play after going splitting its doubleheader at Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday. The Storm lost 7-3 in the opener and revenged the loss with a 14-2 blowout triumph in the finale.
  • Offense shines in split with Bethany Lutheran
    March 31, 2019
    Truman Schmitt ripped a solo home run and drove in three runs to help the Simpson baseball team complete the comeback to win 7-6 over Bethany Lutheran on Saturday. The Vikings split the doubleheader with a 15-11 triumph in the finale.
  • Simpson baseball updates weekend series schedule
    March 29, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team will now play a doubleheader at Bethany Lutheran on Sunday and not play its previously scheduled games on Saturday.
  • Storm play longball in doubleheader split with Cornell
    March 27, 2019
    Nathan Carlin homered, Tanner Jansen tossed complete-game and the Simpson baseball team beat Cornell 5-3 in game one to split Wednesday’s doubleheader at McBride Field. The Rams won game two 9-6.
  • Storm sweep Buena Vista, win conference-opening series
    March 23, 2019
    Zach Hollingsworth got it done at the plate and on the mound to lead the Simpson baseball team to a doubleheader sweep of Buena Vista on Saturday, winning game one 8-5 and game two 9-7. The Storm took 2 of 3 in the conference-opening series.
  • Two-run eighth lifts Buena Vista over Storm in home opener
    March 22, 2019
    Tanner Jansen enjoyed a strong outing on the mound and Kolton Arnold had a game-high three hits, but a two-run eighth inning proved to be the difference as Buena Vista edged the Simpson baseball team 4-2 in the home opener Friday.
  • Schmitt lands on Team of the Week
    March 19, 2019
    After being named as the American Rivers Conference Male Athlete and Position Player of the Week, Truman Schmitt has been placed on the Team of the Week at catcher, for the games during March 11-17.
  • Storm’s upset bid falls short at Iowa
    March 19, 2019
    With five freshmen in the starting lineup, the Simpson baseball team missed on a couple opportunities to pull off the upset at the University of Iowa on Tuesday, and fell 7-2 to the Hawkeyes.
  • Storm reschedule game at Iowa for Tuesday
    March 18, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team will play at Iowa tomorrow, Tuesday, March 19 in Iowa City. The game is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
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