Notebook: Eureka Begins SLIAC Play FridayEUREKA, Ill. – The first four games of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule and a road test at Division I Bradley highlight this week’s schedule for the Eureka College baseball team. The Red Devils will host Blackburn Friday for a 2 p.m. doubleheader before Principia visits Henry Sand Field for two contests Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. The Red Devils will visit Bradley Sunday at 1 p.m. in nearby Peoria.
Red Devils Notch Split With RMU-SpringfieldEUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College baseball team scored six times in the first three innings in the opener of Saturday’s non-conference doubleheader with USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield, setting the tone for an 8-3 victory over the Eagles. RMU recovered for a 6-5 win in game two to salvage a Saturday split.
Eureka Ends Spring Trip With Losses at Louisiana CollegePINEVILLE, La. – The Eureka College baseball team played the final two games of its seven-game spring trip through the south on Sunday, dropping both games of a non-conference doubleheader to Louisiana College in the finale of the Marler Ford Classic in Pineville, La. The Wildcats took the opener, 11-0, and also won game two, 12-2.
Belhaven Blanks Eureka Baseball, 10-0PINEVILLE, La. -- Belhaven earned its second victory in four days over the Eureka College baseball team on Saturday morning, a 10-0 decision in seven innings as part of the Marler Ford Classic in Pineville, La.
Louisiana College Clips Red Devils, 2-1PINEVILLE, La. – The Eureka College baseball team rallied to tie Louisiana College in dramatic fashion Friday night, but the Wildcats walked off with a 2-1 non-conference victory thanks to Sully Martin’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning as part of the Marler Ford Classic in Pineville, La.
Eureka Drops Wednesday Contests to Belhaven, MillsapsJACKSON, Miss. -- The Eureka College baseball team dropped a pair of non-conference games against NCAA Division III opponents, Wednesday. The Red Devils opened the day with a 12-2 setback at Belhaven before falling later in the evening at Millsaps, 9-5.
Baseball Postponed Tuesday at BelhavenJACKSON, Miss. – The Eureka College baseball game scheduled for Tuesday versus Belhaven in Jackson, Miss. has been postponed due to rain. The 9-inning game between the Red Devils and Blazers has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Jackson.
Eureka Roars Past Rust in Opener, 27-1HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The Eureka College baseball team erupted for 27 runs in Sunday’s season opener, including a 16-run seventh inning, to defeat NCAA Division III independent Rust 27-1 in Holly Springs, Miss. The 27 runs scored and 26-run margin of victory were the largest on record in program history.
Red Devils Begin Season-Opening Spring Trip SundayHOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The Eureka College baseball team will begin the fourth season of the Kim Johnson coaching era Sunday when the Red Devils open their spring trip with a noon doubleheader against NCAA Division III independent Rust in Holly Springs, Miss. EC is scheduled to play nine times overall across Mississippi and Louisiana before returning to campus.
SLIAC Baseball Poll Tabs Eureka Fifth in West DivisionST. LOUIS, Mo. – A preseason poll conducted by St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference baseball head coaches has tabbed Eureka College fifth in the league’s West Division, according to an announcement from the league office last week. Defending regular-season league champion Webster was picked as the top team in the West and Greenville was voted first in the East Division.
Eureka drops a pair to William CareyHATTIESBURG, Miss. – William Carey pitchers Devin Smith and Lake Robertson combined to fire a complete-game shutout in game one before the Crusaders exploded for a nine-run fifth inning in the nightcap in a non-conference doubleheader sweep of the Eureka College baseball team, Wednesday evening at Milton Wheeler Field in Hattiesburg, Miss. William Carey won the opener, 9-0, and also claimed game two, 16-3.
Loyola uses big inning to drop EurekaWESTWEGO, La. – Freshman outfielder Josh Mead (Tampico, Ill./Bureau Valley) collected a pair of hits and scored a run, but the Loyola (La.) Wolf Pack pitching staff scattered just six hits over nine innings in a 9-3 victory over the Eureka College baseball team, Monday night in Westwego, La.
Lincoln Christian spoils Eureka's home openerEUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College baseball team took to Henry Sand Field for the first time this season, hosting the Lincoln Christian Red Lions in what might be the earliest known home baseball game in school history. Senior infielder Seth Aydt(Washington, Ill./Washington) finished the day 2-for-3, including a solo home run, but the Red Lions poured on nine runs to spoil the home opener, 9-3, Monday afternoon on the Eureka College campus.
SLIAC Coaches tab Red Devils fifth in West DivisionCARLINVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka College baseball team has been selected to finish fifth in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference West Division in 2016, according to a poll released Thursday conducted by league head coaches. Splading (East) and Webster (West) were chosen as favorites in their divisions, the second season with separate league divisions.
Maroon & Gold Fall World Series begins FridayEUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College baseball team will host the first annual Maroon and Gold Fall World Series beginning this Friday and continuing through next week as part of its fall season.