2019 ASUN Conference Baseball News

  • Sixteen Players With @ASUNBSB Ties Making Their Mark On the 2019 MLB Season
    September 06, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Sixteen alumni from ASUN Conference Baseball programs have appeared in the Major Leagues as the midway point of the 2019 season nears and some standout performers have helped their teams to contention for Postseason play. Leading the pack is reigning NL Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom of the Mets, joined by fellow starter Chris Sale of Boston and veteran infielder Daniel Murphy from Colorado.
  • @ASUNBaseball Standouts Participating in Summer Leagues
    July 30, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Collegiate summer ball leagues are littered with ASUN Baseball student-athletes, as 115 players represent all nine programs across 27 different leagues.
  • 10 Players With @ASUNBSB Ties Represent at Minor League All-Star Games
    July 09, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Ten players with ties to the ASUN Conference have made their marks with their respective Minor League clubs and were chosen as All-Stars for the 2019 season. Among the ten honored, seven have since been called up in their farm system's and are making the next steps in their journey towards the Major Leagues.
  • Former ASUN Standout Jacob deGrom Named MLB All-Star For Third Time
    July 01, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - For the third time in his illustrious career, former Stetson pitcher Jacob deGrom was named an MLB All-Star thanks to a first-half of the 2019 season that saw him continue the brilliance that earned him 2018 National League Cy Young honors.
  • @ASUNBSB Sees 14 Players Selected in the 2019 MLB Draft
    June 05, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - For the seventh-straight season, the ASUN Conference saw double-digit players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. The league produced 14 picks total, just one shy of last year's total of 15. ASUN Pitcher of the Year, Brad Deppermann of North Florida led the way as he was the first ASUN player off the board, going in the seventh round to the Chicago Cubs. Jacksonville's Angel Camacho and Liberty's Evan Brabrand & Jonathan Embry were also taken in the first 10 rounds, marking the second-straight season the ASUN had at least four players selected in the first 10 rounds.
  • Volunteers Eliminate Flames from Regional 6-5 in 10 innings
    June 02, 2019
    LYNCHBURG, Va. - After Liberty tied the contest in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Tennessee Volunteers pushed across a two-out unearned run in the 10th, defeating the Flames 6-5 and eliminating them from the 2019 NCAA Chapel Hill, N.C. Regional, Sunday at Boshamer Stadium.
  • Rocky Toppled; Liberty Tops Tennessee to Open NCAA Regional
    June 01, 2019
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Liberty left-hander Mason Meyer did not allow a run over the first six innings, as the Flames downed the Tennessee Volunteers 6-1, Friday evening in Game 2 of the NCAA Chapel Hill, N.C. Regional at Boshamer Stadium.
  • @ASUNBSB Champion Liberty Prepares for NCAA Regional Appearance
    May 30, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The 2019 ASUN Champions, the Liberty Flames make their return to the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 7 PM ET on ESPN3 vs. second-seeded Tennessee in the Chapel Hill Regional. The Flames make their first trip into the national tournament since receiving an at-large bid in 2014, a year which saw the program bow out after two games in the dance after setting the single-season record for wins at 43.
  • Liberty's Evan Brabrand Honored as Collegiate Baseball All-American Selection
    May 30, 2019
    LYNCHBURG, Va. - Liberty relief pitcher Evan Brabrand has been named to the 2019 Collegiate Baseball All-America team. The publication announced the team, this morning.
  • ASUN Champion Liberty Selected As No. 3 Seed in Chapel Hill, N.C. Regional
    May 27, 2019
    LYNCHBURG,Va. - The ASUN Champion Liberty Flames will participate in the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional. Liberty will face Tennessee in its opening round game, Friday. The regional matchups and seeds were announced on ESPNU earlier today.
  • Liberty Wins @ASUNBSB Championship Title in First Year of ASUN Membership
    May 26, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - In its first year of membership in the ASUN Conference, No. 2 Liberty has won the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship title by defeating No. 6 Stetson 4-3 on Sunday. With the victory, the Flames have now secured an automatic berth into the upcoming NCAA Tournament with their journey to begin with the selection show on Monday.
  • Liberty Tops Jacksonville, Moves To First @ASUNBSB Championship Final
    May 25, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - Behind a big sixth inning that helped the team take a 5-2 lead, No. 2 Liberty defeated No. 4 Jacksonville and now moves on to the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship Final where they meet No. 6 and undefeated Stetson, the reigning champions.
  • Liberty Forces @ASUNBSB Championship to Final Game With Defeat of Stetson
    May 25, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - With a 6-3 victory vs. No. 6 Stetson, No. 2 Liberty forced a final "if necessary" contest in the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship tomorrow afternoon with the winner of the game raising the ASUN title and clinching a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Stetson Advances to @ASUNBSB Championship Final After 16-Inning Pitcher's Duel
    May 24, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - In the longest game by innings in ASUN Conference Baseball Championship history, No. 6 Stetson completed its run through the Winner's Bracket with a 6-1 extra-inning victory vs. No. 4 Jacksonville to move on into the ASUN Championship Final tomorrow afternoon.
  • Liberty Survives Elimination in Another Extra-Inning @ASUNBSB Championship Game
    May 24, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - With a deep sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 12th inning off the bat of Will Wagner, No. 2 Liberty walked-off No. 5 North Florida 3-2 and advanced into the Loser's Bracket Final tomorrow morning vs. Jacksonville.
  • @ASUNBSB Championship Schedule Adjustments
    May 24, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. -- The 2019 ASUN Conference Baseball Championship schedule has been adjusted due to student-athlete welfare.
  • ASUN Beam Video Series: North Florida's Tanner Murphy
    May 23, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - In the ASUN Beam Video Series, the conference features student-athletes across the league that have excelled in the classroom and taken a Students First mentality during their time as a student-athlete. Throughout the year, the ASUN will feature two student-athletes from each institution that epitomize the conference's beam of Students First.
  • Jacksonville Continues Late Night Success With Extra Inning Victory vs. Liberty in @ASUNBSB Championship Winner's Bracket
    May 23, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - In a matchup of the two highest-ranked teams in the ASUN Conference according to RPI, fourth-seeded Jacksonville used a three-run tenth inning to take down second-seed Liberty and advance into the Winner's Bracket final tomorrow afternoon.
  • North Florida Puts Up Three Multi-Run Innings, Survives vs. FGCU to Advance in @ASUNBSB Championship
    May 23, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - Behind an offensive showcase that resulted in 10 runs on the board, No. 5 North Florida took the victory vs. top-seeded FGCU to advance in the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship and keep their season going in the loser's bracket.
  • Youngsters Shine as Stetson Survives in 12-Inning Affair vs. Lipscomb in @ASUNBSB Championship
    May 23, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - In an instant classic for ASUN Conference Baseball, No. 6 Stetson topped No. 3 Lipscomb 6-5 in 12 innings to improve to 2-0 in the conference Championship and move on to day three in the winner's bracket. The contest marked the second-straight extra-inning game for Lipscomb and the first time with two games that required extra time since 2016.
  • ASUN Beam Video Series: North Alabama's Josh Stillman
    May 22, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - In the ASUN Beam Video Series, the conference features student-athletes across the league that have excelled in the classroom and taken a Students First mentality during their time as a student-athlete. Throughout the year, the ASUN will feature two student-athletes from each institution that epitomize the conference's beam of Students First.
  • Three-Run Ninth Propels Stetson to Upset Victory vs. FGCU to Open @ASUNBSB Championship
    May 22, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - Behind a stellar bullpen and three-run ninth inning, #6 Stetson opened the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship with a 7-5 victory vs. #1 FGCU to advance into the winner's bracket on Thursday. With the loss, FGCU drops into the loser's bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
  • Liberty Claims First @ASUNBSB Championship Victory vs. North Florida Behind Timely Hitting
    May 22, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - In its debut in the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship, Liberty supplied timely hitting to advance past North Florida 6-4 and into the winner's bracket. The victory marks the first-ever for the Flames as Liberty continues a strong debut season within the conference.
  • Jacksonville Outlasts Lipscomb 12-11 in Extra Innings on Garrastazu's RBI Single
    May 22, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - In one of the longest and craziest games in ASUN Conference Baseball Championship history, No. 4 Jacksonville outlasted No. 3 Lipscomb by the final score of 12-11 in 10 innings. The game took four hours and 50 minutes, falling just 16 minutes shy of tying the all-time record for longest game in the ASUN postseason.
  • Liberty's Embry Takes Home @ASUNBSB Top Honor; All-Conference Team Announced
    May 21, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - After guiding his team to a two-seed in just its first season in the ASUN, Liberty's Jonathan Embry collects the 2019 ASUN Conference Baseball Player of the Year honor voted on by the leagues coaches. 
  • North Florida's Tanner Murphy Tabbed @ASUNBSB Scholar-Athlete of the Year
    May 21, 2019
    DELAND, Fla. - The ASUN Conference awarded the 2019 ASUN Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year award to North Florida's Tanner Murphy, announced Tuesday by the conference office at the ASUN Baseball Championship banquet. Murphy is joined by 12 other student-athletes on the All-Academic Team, as voted on by the league's academic advisors and sports information directors.
  • @ASUNBSB Championship to Begin Wednesday With Three Opening Round Contests
    May 21, 2019
    ATLANTA, GA. - The ASUN Baseball Championship is just a day away now in sunny DeLand, Fla. with six teams eyeing the ultimate prize of conference glory and a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Three games begin the tournament on Wednesday with all teams in action before the bracket splits between the winner's side and loser's side on Thursday.
  • KSU's Russell & Lipscomb's Thompson Capture Final @ASUNBSB Weekly Honors
    May 20, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Justin Russell of Kennesaw State and Lipscomb's Noah Thompson take home the season's final ASUN Conference Baseball weekly awards. Russell had an offensive explosion to lead the Owls to a 3-1 week, while Thompson tossed a complete game shutout in his final start of the regular season. 
  • FGCU Claims Regular Season Title; ASUN Championship Field Set
    May 18, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - It took until the final day of the season for the seeds to be set and the regular season champion to be crowned, but the field is now set for the 2019 ASUN Conference Baseball Championship after Saturday's results.
  • Penultimate Day of #ASUNBSB Regular Season Sets Up Thrilling Scenarios To End The Season
    May 17, 2019
    ATLANTA, Ga. - With plenty of scenarios at play on Friday for potential ASUN Conference Baseball Championship seeding and berths, none of them came to fruition as the penultimate day of the regular season came to a close, setting up thrilling finishes to the season tomorrow afternoon. Liberty kept their chances alive for a regular season title while Kennesaw State staved off elimination with a big win. Lipscomb and North Florida grabbed big wins as well.
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