Former Lipscomb catcher Chucky Vazquez inked a free-agent deal with the New York Yankees, becoming the 13th Bison to sign a professional contract under the tutelage of head coach Jeff Forehand. Vazquez has been assigned to the rookie ball Yankees West of the Gulf Coast League in Tampa, Florida.
The Bisons have claimed the Atlantic Sun Conference Presidents' Academic Trophy for the third straight year after having 278 student-athletes finish the academic year with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
With the 2016 baseball season completed, Lipscomb and head coach Jeff Forehand has announced that 12 returning players have been assigned to compete in summer ball across the country in eight different wooden bat leagues ranging from New England to Louisiana to Wisconsin.
Lipscomb third baseman Zeke Dodson is one of just 32 rookies around the country to be honored as a Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Kurt Dugan says much of his coaching style with his high school baseball team is based on what he learned from his father, Ken, a legendary coach at Lipscomb.
Brady Puckett was named a Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball on Thursday. The sophomore compiled a 9-2 record with a 2.93 ERA where he struck out 101 batters in 15 starts.
The Lipscomb baseball team saw their season come to an end on Friday, falling to Florida Gulf Coast by a score of 8-6 in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.
Lipscomb's Jeffrey Passantino delivered a gem Friday morning, but North Florida hit a walk-off triple in the 10th inning to knock off the Bisons 1-0. Passantino, 9.2 frames, finished one out away from equaling the ASUN Championship record for innings pitched.
Thursday's originally scheduled baseball game between No. 4 Lipscomb and No. 2 North Florida in the Atlantic Sun Championship has been moved to 9 a.m. Friday morning at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Tevin Symonette hit two of three Lipscomb home runs to power the Bisons past No. 3 Jacksonville, 10-8, in the opening round of the Atlantic Sun Conference at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium Wednesday night.