Last week a number of Cal Lutheran administrators attended the 2015 NCAA Convention in Washington D.C. where legislation was a key topic of conversation, not only for Division I programs, but at the D-III level as well.
Released this week by Cal Lutheran head baseball coach Marty Slimak, the 2015 schedule will feature another slate full of tough Division III opponents beginning early in the year and continuing throughout the season as the Kingsmen look to defend their league title for a third straight year.
Just before the New Year, the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper released its Preseason Poll, which features the Top-30 teams in the nation entering the spring. Cal Lutheran will begin the season ranked No. 8 after finishing with a 36-10 record and advancing to the NCAA Division III Regionals for the second straight season and 13th time in program history.
Everyone played Bingo as a kid; now, the Cal Lutheran student body has the opportunity to play it again with sporting events! CLU athletics, marketing and student life have teamed up to create Purple Pit Bingo complete with prizes at the end of the semester.
Announced recently by the NCAA, 2014 Cal Lutheran graduate Aaron Roth earned a share of the title Division III saves leader with 13 during his senior campaign as the CLU closer. A year removed from the baseball squad earning top honors for batting average, runs per game and on base percentage, the hurler made some noise on the hill for the Kingsmen.
Sophomores Ramsey Abushahla and Atherton Kniseley along with junior Spencer DuBois and senior Craig Jacobson were all named to the SCIAC All-Academic Baseball team announced by the league office Tuesday.
Cal Lutheran pitcher/ outfielder Jake Petersen was selected in the 33rd round (No. 989 overall) by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.
The 2014 NCAA Division III baseball season is now in the books and the final American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Poll of the spring was released this week with Cal Lutheran landing in the No. 9 spot after advancing to the round of 32 in Regional play earlier this month.
Jake Petersen added a second consecutive First Team All-America honor to his name from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and D3baseball.com as he became the first player in Cal Lutheran baseball history to be selected as an All-American in back-to-back seasons.