Lipscomb Baseball head coach Jeff Forehand is excited to announce that Saturday, February 13 will be the date for the 2nd Annual Lipscomb Baseball First Pitch Dinner sponsored by Smokies BBQ. The night’s festivities will feature a formal introduction of the players and staff.
Billy Griggs, center, in a light blue striped shirt, joined his teammates for a 50th reunion.
Lipscomb sophomores Michael Gigliotti and Jeffrey Passantino were both named to the Perfect Game Preseason All-Atlantic Sun baseball team Monday as part of the publication’s conference preview.
The Lipscomb baseball team began its preparations for the 2016 season Friday with the first official team practice of the spring. The Bisons enter their 10th year under the guidance of head coach Jeff Forehand. He has guided Lipscomb to a 245-276 record over the last nine seasons and led his team to a second Atlantic Sun Tournament title and NCAA Tournament berth last season.
Sophomores Brady Puckett and Michael Gigliotti were tabbed Preseason All-Conference Wednesday when the league office released its annual preseason honors and awards. The Bisons were picked by the league's head coaches to finish third after receiving 48 votes.
Kolin Holladay spent four years as a student coach for the Lipscomb Bisons baseball team and also served as a full-time assistant coach before going to business and law school.
Ice, snow and sleet have not slowed Chris Nunn in getting ready for spring training. Nunn is returning to Peoria, Arizona in late February for spring training with the San Diego Padres.
Bison fans will have a bigger reason to cheer when the 2016 baseball season rolls around as Lipscomb has partnered with Nevco to provide a brand-new, state-of-the-art scoreboard that will be unveiled for the Feb. 19 season opener at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
In the latest edition of “This is My Calling” former Lipscomb baseball player Dalton Keck shares his testimony about the struggles of adapting to life without baseball.
After a standout career on the baseball diamond at Lipscomb, former pitcher Ian Martinez-McGraw has decided to turn in his playing glove for a pair of coaching cleats. On Monday Martinez-McGraw was named the new head baseball coach at Central High School in his hometown of Pueblo, Colorado.
Former Lipscomb standout Rex Brothers was traded on Wednesday from the Colorado Rockies to the Chicago Cubs for prospect Wander Cabrera. Brothers posted a 16-11 record with a 3.42 ERA in five seasons with Colorado.
Mike Dugan always felt he was destined to be at Lipscomb. He fulfilled that feeling as a member of the baseball team, playing for his father. He talked with Lipscombsports.com about his college experiences.
Lipscomb baseball head coach Jeff Forehand announced the addition of six players to the Bisons 2016 recruiting class who signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday. Forehand and his staff, who have signed 27 players in the last three years, bolstered their roster with the addition of two pitchers and four positional players.
Sophomore right-handed pitcher Brady Puckett set the tone early as Purple dominated Black by a score of 10-0 in Game 2 of the Lipscomb Baseball World Series to win the annual fall classic. The six-inning exhibition took place Friday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Mother Nature finally cooperated with the Lipscomb baseball team on Thursday afternoon after three consecutive wet days in Nashville. Head Coach Jeff Forehand and his team were able to start their annual Purple and Gold World Series. The Purple squad came away with a 7-3 win.
A generous donation from longtime Lipscomb supporter, Lee Marsh, put in motion a major facility upgrade that will transform the 24-year-old Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium into a modern, fan-friendly venue that will be home to one of the top baseball facilities in the country
Mark Joseph was an outstanding infielder for the Bisons and his son, Caleb, was a star catcher at Lipscomb who just finished his second season with the Baltimore Orioles. Mark spent some time talking with Lipscombsports.com.
Baseball assistant coach Paul Phillips is leaving the Lipscomb program to take over the duties of hitting coach for the New Orleans Zephyrs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. Phillips played 15 years of professional ball before joining the Bisons staff in 2012.
The Lipscomb baseball team kicked off its first intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday with a little red, white and blue flavor. The Bisons were joined by Lt. Trey Robinson and Lt. Sean Bowser, U.S. Air Force flight commanders of the 237th Intelligence Squadron.
Lipscomb baseball’s head coach Jeff Forehand announced the Bisons’ 2016 schedule. The 56-game slate features 34 contests within the friendly confines of Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Highlighting the challenging schedule will be road trips to Georgia, Dallas Baptist and Vanderbilt.
As the days of summer draw to a close and temperatures around Nashville begin to slide, the Lipscomb baseball team is just starting to heat up. The Bisons, fresh off a trip to the 2015 NCAA Postseason, opened fall practice Sunday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
At the close of Sunday's first fall practice, Bisons head coach Jeff Forehand was surprised by former players, family and friends as Trevecca Nazarene announced the former Trojan coach and player would be inducted into their athletics hall of fame.
Just a limited number of spots remain for the Lipscomb Baseball Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament set for Friday, Oct. 2 at the Legends Club in Franklin. Entry into the tournament is $200 for individuals and $750 for teams of four. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start will follow at 8 a.m.
If it hadn't been for baseball Arthur Gardner would not have gone to Lipscomb University. But the former shortstop, known across campus as "Tubby", came to Lipscomb and received a degree in business. He will be one of the attendees at a baseball reunion Thursday night on campus.
Hank Hillin (suspenders) is a retired agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and a former Davidson County Sheriff, but he keeps busy. Hillin is putting the finishing touches on his third book, an examination of the political history of Davidson County. He talked this week with Lipscombsports.com.
Sporting a 2-1 mark with a 4.07 ERA, former Lipscomb pitcher Hunter Brothers has been named a 2014 Pioneer League All-Star. The right-hander has made a team-high 15 appearances out of the bullpen.
Members of the Lipscomb baseball team have been staying busy this summer as 10 players have spent their time playing in summer collegiate wood bat leagues across the country, ranging from Washington, Pennsylvania to Leesburg, Florida to Chugiak, Alaska. Here is an update for July 23rd.
Three Lipscomb baseball players have been selected for the Sunbelt League All-Star Game, to be played Saturday, July 11 at 5 p.m. at Oglethorpe University. Pitcher Jamie Young and infielders Tyler Brown and Andrew Knell, all of the Brookhaven Bucks, were all selected to the Eastern Division All-Stars.
Former Lipscomb pitcher Nick Andros will head West to continue his baseball career. The southpaw from Tunnell Hill, Illinois signed a free agent contract with the Kansas City Royals and will begin his career in Rookie ball with the Arizona League Royals in Surprise, Arizona.
Jorge Gutierrez only played baseball for one year at Lipscomb, but what a year it was. With Gutierrez at shortstop the Bisons won the Atlantic Sun Tournament and then upset Georgia, the host school, in the first game of the NCAA Regional in Athens. He spent time talking with LipscombSports.com this week.
Larry Nesbitt was named the Tennessean All-Midstate Baseball Coach of the Year for directing Christ Presbyterian Academy to the Class AA state championship in the TSSAA. He talked with Lipscombsports.com about his honor as well as his time as a Bisons baseball player.
Former Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith (’10) is scheduled to make his Major League Baseball debut on Tuesday. He joins the Cincinnati Reds and will get the start against the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m. and the contest will air on Fox Sports Ohio (FSO), WLW 700 radio and MLB.TV.
For the third time in school history the Atlantic Sun Conference selected Lipscomb’s Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium to serve as the host site for the 2016 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship May 25-28, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
The Chicago White Sox drafted Lipscomb shortstop Grant Massey with the seventh pick in the 26th round and the 772nd selection overall in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday. Massey becomes the 26th Bison in history be drafted.
Less than a week after Collegiate Baseball named center fielder Michael Gigliotti a Freshman All-American, he earned the same recognition Monday from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, landing a spot on the second team.
Lipscomb baseball is getting set to host its Future Bison Day Camp at Ken Dugan Field beginning Monday June 8th through Thursday June 11th. All players between the ages of 6-12 are welcome, but hurry as there are just a limited number of spots available.
Josh Willeford was a pitcher for the Lipscomb Bisons. He is a vice president, financial operations, for The Advisory Board Company. He keeps a busy schedule, but he spent some time talking with Lipscombsports.com about his memories of Lipscomb and what he is doing today.
Lipscomb baseball’s right-handed pitcher Jeffrey Passantino and outfielder Michael Gigliotti continued their postseason haul Wednesday afternoon, being named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team, announced by Collegiate Baseball.
The Lipscomb baseball team fell to No. 18 Radford, 5-2, in a NCAA Regional elimination game on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Field. Lipscomb (39-20) saw its season come to an end with the loss, wrapping up a year that saw the Bisons set the school’s NCAA record for wins and claim the A-Sun title.
Playing in its second-ever regional the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 9-1 decision to the reigning national champion and host Vanderbilt Friday night in front of an announced sellout crowd of 3,626 at Hawkins Field.
Jeff Forehand admits it is difficult to look at Friday night’s game with Vanderbilt as just another game. As his Lipscomb Bisons head into the NCAA Regional at 7:05 at Hawkins Field against the defending NCAA National Champions he admits there is no magic formula for success.
A computer program that accurately analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of Lipscomb baseball players in all areas of the game is one of the keys to the team's success this season.
The fourth-seeded Lipscomb baseball team is geared up to compete in its second NCAA Baseball Championship in school history, opening play down the road with host and top-seed Vanderbilt. First pitch for the Bisons and Dores is set for 7:05 p.m. at Hawkins Field.
For just the second time in program history the Lipscomb baseball team is headed to the NCAA Baseball Tournament with play set to begin on Friday as the No. 4 seed in the Nashville Regional hosted by Vanderbilt. The Bisons and Commodores will square off at 7 p.m. at Hawkins Field on ESPN3.
Freshman infielder Lee Solomon recounts his thoughts and emotions as the baseball team came from behind to defeat No. 1 North Florida in the championship game Saturday night to claim its second A-Sun Title in school history.
The 2015 Atlantic Sun championship belongs to the Bisons after a thrilling 8-7 win over top-seed North Florida on Saturday night at Swanson Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. The Bisons will find out on Monday, who their first opponent with be in the NCAA Tournament next weekend.
Freshman infielder Lee Solomon gives his recount on baseball's 2-1 win over North Florida on Friday to put the Bisons back in the in the A-Sun Finals for the second year in a row. He talks about Brady Puckett's complete game and his lack of skill in video games.
Following a five-hour weather delay in the first of two Friday elimination games in the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, league officials determined a schedule change in Saturday's lineup that will now push the first pitch of Lipscomb's A-Sun Finals matchup to 2 p.m. central time.
Freshman Brady Puckett put the Lipscomb baseball team on his back Friday and pitched the Bisons to a 2-1 win over top-seeded North Florida in the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship. His complete-game effort sends the Bisons to the championship final for the second-straight season.
Freshman infielder Lee Solomon gives his recount on the baseball's exciting 9-5 win over Stetson on Thursday night in the A-Sun Championship down in Forty Myers.
Senior Tyson Ashcraft delivered a three-run double in the sixth inning that propelled Lipscomb to a 9-5 win over No. 3 Stetson Thursday night in the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship. Ashcraft was one of 10 Bisons to record a hit in the victory. Lipscomb has now won a nation-leading 13 straight games away from Nashville.
Baseball freshman Lee Solomon gives his second installment on the sequence of events for the Bisons as they had a very long and adventurous opening night in the A-Sun Championship.
Lipscomb baseball infielder Lee Solomon turned his thoughts into words as the Bisons made the long haul to Fort Myers, Florida to compete in the 2015 A-Sun Baseball Championship. Solomon talks practice, awards, bus rides and championship hardware in this road trip blog.
Senior left fielder Jonathan Allison proved to be the hero in the opening round of the 2015 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship as he delivered a two-out triple to propel Lipscomb to a 2-1 win over No. 5 Florida Gulf Coast at Swanson Stadium on Thursday morning.
The Lipscomb baseball team is set to open the 2015 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship against the home-standing and No. 5 seeded Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday night at 6 p.m. CT at Swanson Stadium.
Following a campaign that featured a school record 35 wins, Lipscomb was rewarded with eight Atlantic Sun Conference Postseason honors Tuesday afternoon. Senior shortstop Grant Massey highlighted the Bisons postseason haul as he was named the A-Sun Defensive Player of the Year.
Senior hurler Ian Martinez-McGraw led a trio of Bisons baseball players named to the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference team released by the league office Monday. The knuckleballer was named the A-Sun Scholar of the Year after posting a 3.68 GPA while majoring in psychology.
Freshman Michael Gigliotti collected the final Atlantic Sun Conference baseball weekly honor of the season after an impressive performance on the diamond this week, announced by the league office on Sunday. He was 9-for-15 on the week with six runs scored and three stolen bases.
The Lipscomb baseball team continued its road dominance Saturday afternoon, completing its third-consecutive Atlantic Sun Conference road sweep, with a 7-1 victory over the Norse of Northern Kentucky at the rainy Bill Aker Complex. Adam Lee launched his team-leading eighth bomb of the year.
The Lipscomb baseball Bisons are now enjoying the best season in the school’s NCAA era after routing Northern Kentucky 15-1 Friday afternoon to grab a school record 34th victory of the year. Jonathan Allison belts two homers, drives in four and scores three times to pace the offensive attack.
With a 6-3 series-opening triumph over Northern Kentucky Thursday afternoon at the Bill Aker Complex, Lipscomb baseball head coach Jeff Forehand collected his 450th career victory. The win also gives Lipscomb its 33rd victory of the season, tying the school’s NCAA mark for wins in a season.
For the last time as Atlantic Sun Conference foes, the Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky baseball teams are set to tangle in a three-game series beginning on Thursday at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex. The series gets underway at 2 p.m. CT on Thursday.
On its final home game of the 2015 season the Lipscomb baseball team managed just six hits and one run on the night, as the Bisons fell 2-1 to Austin Peay in nonconference action at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Mike Korte led the Bisons with two hits on the night.
Wrapping up the 2015 nonconference slate, the Lipscomb baseball team is set to host Austin Peay Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
For the second time in three weeks Lipscomb baseball’s Jeffrey Passantino has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday.
Stetson scored six times in the ninth inning to rally and top the Lipscomb baseball team 9-6 Sunday afternoon in Atlantic Sun Conference action at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The Bisons fall to 32-17 overall and 10-8 in league play.
Behind eight complete innings of shutout baseball from freshman starter Jeffrey Passantino, Lipscomb evened its Atlantic Sun Conference series with Stetson Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 victory on "Senior Day" at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 5-1 decision to Stetson in the series opener of a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Senior Jonathan Allison was honored with the 2015 Dugan Award before the game.
The Lipscomb baseball team is set to host its final regular season home series this weekend when Stetson invades Music City for a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference set at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Senior Grant Massey laid down a walk-off suicide squeeze with two outs in the ninth to give the Bisons a 6-5 win over Western Kentucky Tuesday night at Dugan Field. The Bisons extend their winning streak to five games.
The Lipscomb baseball team looks to begin its final homestand of the season Tuesday when Western Kentucky visits Music City for a 6 p.m. tilt at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The Bisons (30-15, 9-6 A-Sun) have won eight of their last 10 contests, including four straight.
Following an impressive outing on the mound Sunday against Florida Gulf Coast, Lipscomb baseball hurler Brady Puckett was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week. He tossed 8.0 scoreless innings with five punch outs to improve to 5-2 on the year.
Dominant pitching controlled the weekend for the Lipscomb baseball team and Sunday was no different. With 6-foot-8 freshman Brady Puckett on the hill, the Bisons stalled Florida Gulf Coast in a 4-1 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference play to earn a sweep of the weekend at Swanson Stadium
Freshman hurler and Fort Myers native, Jeffrey Passantino put the Lipscomb baseball team on his back and threw a gem to lead the Lipscomb baseball team to a 1-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Saturday at Swanson Stadium.
Jonathan Allison paced the Lipscomb offense with a grand slam in the third inning to down Florida Gulf Coast 5-1 in the series opener Friday in Fort Myers. The Bisons improve to 28-15, 7-6 with the win.
Fresh off a midweek tuneup against Middle Tennessee, the Lipscomb baseball team resumes Atlantic Sun Conference play on Friday night to open a three-game set at Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers. Friday's first pitch is slated for 5:30 p.m. CT.
The Lipscomb baseball team backed a strong pitching performance from hurler Dalton Curtis Tuesday by erasing a 3-run deficit to triumph over Middle Tennessee 11-3 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Curtis picked up the win and recorded a career high seven strikeouts.
Wrapping up a short four-game homestand the Lipscomb baseball team will host Middle Tennessee on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Lipscomb baseball southpaw Nick Andros took home the Atlantic Sun Conference’s Pitcher of the Week honor after two strong relief efforts this week for the Bisons, announced Monday by the league office.
The Lipscomb baseball team got behind early and could never catch up as it dropped the rubber match of a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series 12-5 to Kennesaw State Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field. Adam Lee launched his team-leading fifth home run to lead off the ninth.
Twice in the late innings Lipscomb had runners at second and third with the opportunity to knot the game, but both times a groundball out killed any momentum the Bisons were building. Junior Chucky Vazquez smashed a leadoff home run in the ninth trying to get Lipscomb back in it.
Freshman Michael Gigliotti went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and senior Josh Lee laced a 10th inning double to score Tyson Ashcraft as the Bisons took a 4-3 A-Sun win over Kennesaw State on Friday night.
Looking to add some depth behind the plate, Lipscomb baseball skipper Jeff Forehand has announced the signing of catcher Justin Wilson for the 2016 season. Wilson hit .385 as a junior at Oakland High School and earned Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention honors for his efforts.
The Lipscomb baseball team will return home this weekend to put its longest win streak of the season on the line in a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series with Kennesaw State at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Friday's first pitch is set for 6 p.m.
Senior Grant Massey is one of 47 players across the country selected to the 2015 Brooks Wallace Award watch list, announced by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday. The award annually recognizes the nation's top shortstop.
The Lipscomb baseball team exploded for six runs in the 11th inning to down home-standing Austin Peay 12-6 in its first extra-inning affair of the season Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park. Grant Massey was 3-for-6 and delivered the go-ahead 2-run double in the 11th.
Riding its longest win streak of the season the Lipscomb baseball team will go for five in a row Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park on the campus of Austin Peay at 6 p.m. Kyle Weller (4-0) will get the start on the mound for the Bisons.
Lipscomb baseball hurler Jeffrey Passantino earned Atlantic Sun Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week after a strong outing on the mound in Saturday’s 3-0 win over USC Upstate, announced by the league office on Monday.
Highlighting a doubleheader day of baseball in Spartanburg, the Bisons got a 3-0 win in game one before taking the series finale 9-8. Grant Massey led the offense finishing the day 4-for-7 with a double and three RBI.
In just his second career start freshman hurler Jeffrey Passantino rang up a career high nine batters to lead the Lipscomb baseball team in a 3-0 series-clinching win over Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate in game one of a doubleheader at Harley Park on Saturday.
The Lipscomb baseball team blasted three home runs to roll over USC Upstate 11-1 in Atlantic Sun Conference action Friday night at rain-soaked Harley Park. Senior outfielder Tyson Ashcraft blasted two solo home runs.
Due to the expected inclement weather scheduled to hit the Spartanburg area this weekend, Lipscomb and USC Upstate have agreed to move Sunday's series finale to Saturday and play a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. CT at Harley Park.
The Lipscomb baseball team hits the road this weekend as it travels to take on USC Upstate in a key three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series at Harley Park. The series opener is Friday at 5 p.m. CT.
The Lipscomb baseball team got a three-run home run from Tyson Ashcraft to down Murray State 6-3 in nonconference action Tuesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The shot was his first of the season and put the Bisons up 4-0 in the fourth.
Former Lipscomb standout pitcher Josh Smith is set to become the fourth Bison in school history to make his Major League Baseball debut after being called up by the Cincinnati Reds from the Louisville Bats (AAA) on Monday.
The Lipscomb baseball team will look to get back on track Tuesday when it hosts Murray State for a midweek non-conference contest at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m.
With just over a handful of runners reaching base on Sunday afternoon, the Lipscomb baseball team failed to push across a run in a 8-0 Atlantic Sun Conference loss to North Florida at Ken Dugan Field. Grant Massey led the Bisons with a 2-for-4 day at the plate.
Pounding out 16 hits the Lipscomb baseball team evened the series with North Florida with an 11-3 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference action Saturday at Ken Dugan Field. Hunter Hanks drives in three runs and hits his second home run of the weekend.
In a game that entered the ninth tied, the Lipscomb baseball team could not hold on as North Florida scored with two outs to win 4-3 in the series opener at Ken Dugan Field Friday night. Hunter Hanks led the Bisons with a 3-for-4 night at the dish with one RBI and two runs scored.
Coming off its biggest win in years, the Lipscomb baseball team will look to ride the momentum into the weekend when it plays host to North Florida in an Atlantic Sun Conference three-game series at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Friday's first pitch is at 6 p.m.
Freshman hurler Brady Puckett pitched 7-plus innings of one-run baseball on Tuesday night as the Bisons upset top-ranked Vanderbilt 3-1 at Hawkins Field. Former 'Dore Josh Lee had a huge night as well driving in all three runs.
Fresh off of a tough conference-opening weekend series in Jacksonville, things do not get any easier for the Bisons as they will make the short trek across town to take on No. 1 Vanderbilt at 6:30 p.m. at Hawkins Field on Tuesday.
The Lipscomb baseball team fell behind early and could never catch up as Jacksonville pounded out 16 hits in a 11-6 win to take the series against the Bisons. Catcher Chucky Vazquez recorded a double and drove in three runs in the loss.
Senior Jonathan Allison went 3-for-5 with four RBI, two runs scored and two stolen bases to help lead the Bisons to a 13-6 A-Sun win at Jacksonville on Friday night.
The road woes continued for the Lipscomb baseball team Thursday as it opened Atlantic Sun Conference play with a 10-0 loss to Jacksonville at Sessions Stadium. With the loss the Bisons fall to 2-6 on the road this season.
After getting off to the best start in school history, the Lipscomb baseball team will look to carry that success into the weekend when it visits Jacksonville for a three-game series to open Atlantic Sun Conference play on Thursday. Game one of the series is set for 5:30 p.m. CT Thursday.
Surrendering eight runs in the first two innings, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a nonconference decision 17-2 to homestanding Belmont on Tuesday night at E.S. Rose Park. Josh Lee led Lipscomb at the plate going 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI.
After compiling four wins last week the Lipscomb baseball team will look to continue its winnings ways on Tuesday as the Bisons travel up the road to Belmont for the second edition of the Battle of the Boulevard. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Rose Park.
After leading the Lipscomb baseball team to a 4-1 week, senior outfielder Jonathan Allison has been named an Atlantic Sun Conference Co-Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.
Behind a strong outing from junior hurler Denton Norman, the Lipscomb baseball team downed Georgetown 4-1 to take Sunday’s rubber game against Georgetown at sunny Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Lipscomb baseball team rallied from a two-run deficit to knock off Georgetown 8-3 Saturday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in nonconference action. Grant Massey finished the day 2-for-5 with a double, triple and three RBI.
Georgetown scored four times in the ninth inning to come from behind and down the Lipscomb baseball team 8-5 Friday night in the opening game of a three-game non-conference series at chilly Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
After picking up important wins over rivals Belmont and Middle Tennessee earlier in the week, the Lipscomb baseball team will look to keep its momentum going this weekend when Georgetown visits Music City for a three-game set at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Behind a dominating complete-game performance from freshman Brady Puckett, the Lipscomb baseball team downed home-standing Middle Tennessee 8-1 on Wednesday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field in Murfreesboro.
After surrendering a seven-run lead, the Lipscomb baseball team fought back to score the winning run in the ninth to take a 10-9 decision over Belmont Tuesday night at Ken Dugan Field. Jonathan Allison finished the night 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored.
Fresh off a series win over Xavier, the Lipscomb baseball team will look to keep its winnings ways Tuesday when the Bisons host rival Belmont at 6 p.m. in the “Battle of the Boulevard” baseball style at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Lipscomb baseball team ran into a buzz saw Sunday against Xavier and dropped the series finale 5-1 at Ken Dugan Field. XU's Trent Astle tossed a complete-game gem, striking out 10 batters. Grant Massey led the Bisons with three hits in the loss.
Propelled by a 5-run fifth inning, the Lipscomb baseball team downed Xavier 11-1 on Saturday afternoon to take the series at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in nonconference action. Michael Gigliotti led the Bisons with a 2-for-5 day at the plate with a triple, a two-run homer and four RBI.
The Lipscomb baseball team downed Xavier 5-2 in the opener of a three-game series Friday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Senior shortstop Grant Massey finished the night with a team high three hits (3-for-4). He also had a RBI and a run scored.
The Lipscomb baseball team will look to defend its home turf this weekend when Xavier visits Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium for a three-game series. Friday’s first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT. This is the first meeting between the two schools since 2005.
Looking to ride its weekend momentum into Tuesday, the Lipscomb baseball team quickly fell behind and never recovered in a 6-1 loss to homestanding Western Kentucky at Nick Denes Field. Lipscomb is now just 1-3 in midweek action this season.
Fresh off its sweep of Quinnipiac over the weekend, the Lipscomb baseball team will travel north Tuesday on I-65 to take on Western Kentucky in a 6 p.m. midweek non-conference tilt at Nick Denes Field.
Behind eight strong innings from junior hurler Denton Norman, the Lipscomb baseball team did some spring cleaning Sunday with a 3-1 victory to sweep Quinnipiac at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Norman allowed one run and struck out a season high seven batters.
The Lipscomb baseball team rallied from two early deficits on Saturday to down Quinnipiac 9-4 and take the series at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in nonconference action. Senior second baseman Mike Korte blasted a solo home run in the third to jump-start the Bisons offense.
Behind a dominating pitching performance from senior Ian Martinez-McGraw, the Lipscomb baseball team downed Quinnipiac 5-0 Friday night at rainy Ken Dugan Field. The senior tossed eight scoreless innings and fanned a career-high seven batters.
Friday's first pitch between Lipscomb and Quinnipiac at Ken Dugan Field has been pushed to 5 p.m. due to rain.
Coming off of its longest road swing of the season the Lipscomb baseball team returns home to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh stadium to host first-time foe Quinnipiac in a three-game series beginning on Friday. First pitch on Friday is set for 4 p.m.
Lipscomb carried a six-run lead into the fifth inning, but gave up 10 two-out runs over the next three innings to drop a 12-8 decision to Tennessee Tech in Cookeville on Wednesday. Senior Jonathan Allison hit a 2-run HR and tied his career high with four RBI in the loss.
Due to the heavy amounts of rain in the Cookeville area Tuesday’s baseball game between Lipscomb and Tennessee Tech has been rescheduled for Wednesday March 11 at 6 p.m.
Fresh off its road series with Alabama, the Lipscomb baseball team returns to action Tuesday at Tennessee Tech for a 3 p.m. tilt at Bush Stadium at Averitt Express Baseball Complex in Cookeville. The Bisons will run Jaesung Hwang back to the mound after earning earning a victory last week over Tech.
Lipscomb baseball hurler Nick Andros took home the Atlantic Sun Conference’s Pitcher of the Week honor after a dominating performance on the mound in Saturday’s 7-3 win over Alabama in Mobile.
Looking for its third series win of the season on Sunday, the Lipscomb baseball team was held in check dropping a 3-0 decision to Alabama at sunny Hank Aaron Stadium. Adam Lee had the lone extra-base hit with a double in the eighth.
The Lipscomb baseball team turned the pages to give Alabama a little dose of its own medicine Saturday night in Mobile. Trailing by two runs entering the sixth, the Bisons rallied with a seven-run frame to upend the Crimson Tide 7-3 and even the series in front of 2,270 fans at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Carrying a one-run lead into the seventh frame, the Diamond Bisons surrendered five runs to give Alabama a 5-1 win in the series opener Friday night in Mobile at "The Hank". Senior Ian Martinez-McGraw allowed just one hit and one earned run in six innings, but suffers his first loss of the season.
Lipscomb and Alabama meet on the diamond for the first time since 2008. The Tide leads the all-time series 2-0, but the Bisons are looking to make their mark on the Tide. The series was moved to "The Hank" with Friday and Saturday’s start time slated for 7:05 p.m., while Sunday’s first pitch will be at 2:05 p.m.
It has been almost two years since Jaesung Hwang recorded his last win on the mound, but his performance on Tuesday showed fans he has not lost his touch. The redshirt junior tied his career high with seven strikeouts to carry the Lipscomb baseball team in a 7-1 win over Tennessee Tech Tuesday.
Fresh off its second series sweep of the season, the Lipscomb baseball team returns to action Tuesday when Tennessee Tech visits Music City for a 4 p.m. tilt at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Timely hitting dominated the weekend as Lipscomb completed a three-game sweep of La Salle in college baseball action. The Bisons completed the perfect weekend with a 7-5 victory Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L Marsh Stadium.
An offensive explosion from the bats of the Lipscomb baseball team propelled the Bisons to a series-clinching 13-5 win over La Salle Saturday afternoon Dugan Field. Allan Hooker led the charge going 3-for-3 at the dish and 4-RBI. Hooker delivered a 3-run homer in the fifth and a RBI-double in the sixth.
Redshirt freshman Allan Hooker made the most of his first career start by slamming a home run and a double to help lift Lipscomb over LaSalle 8-2 Friday at Dugan Field. Hooker's home run in the fourth was his first career hit.
After dropping its last two games, the Lipscomb baseball team will look to get back on track this weekend when the La Salle Explorers makes the trek to Music City for a three-game series at Ken Dugan Field. Friday’s first pitch has been moved up a couple of hours to 2 p.m.
The Lipscomb baseball team gave up three runs in the final two innings to drop a 5-2 midweek tilt to in-state foe Austin Peay Wednesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Massey extended his team-best 14-game hitting streak and has now reached base in 20 straight games.
After canceling Tuesday’s game at Tennessee due to inclement weather, the Lipscomb baseball team has since scheduled a Wednesday afternoon tilt with in-state foe Austin Peay. First pitch at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium is set for 2 p.m.
Tuesday’s baseball game between Lipscomb and Tennessee, originally scheduled for 3 p.m. CT, has been canceled due to inclement weather in the area. At this time, no makeup date has been rescheduled.
After falling victim to Tennessee over the weekend, the Lipscomb baseball team will look to even the season series Tuesday when it travels to Knoxville to face the Volunteers in a 3 p.m. CT midweek tilt at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
The Lipscomb baseball team entered the ninth inning tied with Tennessee, but costly mistakes vaulted the Volunteers to a 6-0 win Friday evening on a snow-covered Perfect Game South Field at the Lake Point Sporting Complex.
The Lipscomb Baseball team has announced the addition of a single game with Tennessee on Friday at 2 p.m. CT. The game will be played at the LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson, Georgia, about an hour north of Atlanta on I-75
The Lipscomb baseball team has canceled its weekend action at Ken Dugan Field due to inclement weather conditions in the Nashville area. The games will not be made up. Also last week's postponement with Middle Tennessee will now be played on March 25th at 6 p.m. in Murfreesboro.
Ernie Smith (right), a former Lipscomb baseball player, is one of eight new members of the TSSAA Hall of Fame. He has been coaching at Lipscomb Academy for 38 years and has guided his baseball and girls basketball teams to eight combined state titles. He is pictured above with his son, Keith (left).
Lipscomb baseball’s first road tilt of the season, originally set for Tuesday, Feb. 17 against Middle Tennessee, has been postponed to a later date yet to be announced due to the wintry conditions across the middle Tennessee area.
Martinez-McGraw was nearly unhittable on Friday afternoon as he limited the Bulldogs to only two hits in six innings of work. He allowed just one unearned run and struck out two batters. This is the first career weekly honor for the senior.
The Lipscomb baseball team finished off a season-opening sweep over Butler Saturday after getting 9-8, 8-3 wins in a Valentine’s Day twinbill at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Lipscomb (3-0) pounded out 25 hits on Saturday and scored 17 runs.
A career-best four-hit day by Adam Lee led the way as the Lipscomb baseball team downed Butler 9-8 Saturday in Game 1 of a Valentine’s Day doubleheader at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Lipscomb pounded out 15 hits.
With weather forecast in the Nashville area calling for temperatures in the high 20s, Sunday's baseball game with Butler has been moved up to play a Valentine's Day doubleheader on Saturday beginning at noon with the second game starting approximately 30 minutes after the completion of Game 1.
Freshman Michael Gigliotti went 3-for-4 in his collegiate debut with two RBI's and a run scored to help lead the Bisons to a 9-3 win over Butler at Dugan Field Friday in the season opener.
Jeff Forehand begins his ninth season at the helm this weekend as Lipscomb baseball opens its 2015 campaign by hosting Butler of the Big East Conference in a three-game set beginning Friday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Jeff Guy is a Hall of Fame baseball player from Lipscomb University who has never strayed far from the game he loves. He was inducted into the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009. He took some time to talk with LipscombSports.com in this week's edition of "Where are they now?"
The Lipscomb baseball team recently answered the call and ventured to the Dominican Republic on a mission trip with the intent to change lives through faith. This seven-minute video tells the story of how a 22-member mission team made a lifelong impact on the community of Ponton.
The Lipscomb baseball team picked up three individual accolades when the Atlantic Sun Conference released its annual Preseason All-Conference honors Wednesday. Grant Massey, Ian Martinez-McGraw and Jason Ziegler each earned a spot on the illustrious list after all three put up banner years in 2014.
With the 2015 baseball season just three short weeks away, Lipscomb kicked off spring practice with a couple of short intrasquad scrimmages on Saturday. The Bisons will open the season with a 3-game set against Butler on Feb. 13 at 4 p.m.
With the 2015 baseball season just around the corner, head coach Jeff Forehand is excited to announce Lipscomb baseball’s inaugural First Pitch Dinner set for February 7th with Major League Baseball stars Rex Brothers and Caleb Joseph as the guest speakers. Individual tickets are on sale now for $25.
Former Lipscomb baseball star Rex Brothers avoided arbitration with the Colorado Rockies Friday signing a 1-year deal worth a reported $1.4 million. The lefty is 15-11 with 20 saves and a 3.49 ERA in four years with the Rockies.
The baseball Bisons wrapped up the 2014 mission trip to Ponton, Dominican Republic by putting some finishing touches on the field and a surprise gift of equipment to help start a new youth league.
Day six was full of surprises for the Lipscomb Baseball Dominican Republic mission team as they held a dedication for the "Brooks Forehand Field", explored local wildlife and caught a little bit of a Dominican professional baseball league game.
Day five of the Lipscomb Baseball Dominican Republic mission trip was filled with more unforgettable moments. The weather was sunny and warm which left many of us feeling wilted by the afternoon.
Overcast skies and occasional drizzle made for great working conditions for the baseball team on day four of the mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
The baseball Bisons had a busy day on Sunday in the Dominican Republic with a worship service to kick off the day followed by some spirited softball games in the afternoon.
The baseball Bisons got underway on the renovation and construction of a local baseball field on day two of their mission in the Domincan Republic.
Lipscomb baseball left Nashville early Friday morning for a week-long mission trip in the Dominican Republic. The Bisons arrived late Friday in time for supper and a greeting with a "ginormous" spider.
On Tuesday Lipscomb head baseball coach Jeff Forehand announced the Bisons’ 2015 schedule, highlighted by four NCAA Tournament teams, two of which will travel to Music City. The 55-game slate features 32 homes games inside Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Joey Henson was a baseball standout for the Lipscomb Bisons, good enough to get drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. Henson and his family were back on campus Thanksgiving week. While they were visiting Joey took some time to talk with LipscombSports.com.
The Lipscomb baseball team wrapped up its 2014 Omaha Challenge by naming Dalton Curtis (left) the top pitcher with 490 points, while Lee Solomon (right) and Jonathan Allison (not pictured) were crowned overall co-champions with 531 points each.
It all comes down to Thursday, the final day of competition, to see who gets crowned the 2014 Lipscomb Baseball Omaha Challenge champions. Lee Solomon and Dalton Curtis currently hold a slight lead in their respective groups, while it is Team Hoss holding steady for the team lead.
The Lipscomb baseball team started its annual Omaha Challenge challenge last week with the players competing against one another for the right to be crowned champion. The event consists of 20 individual events and eight team events. There will be two individual winners – one pitcher and one position player.
For the second consecutive season the Lipscomb baseball team is soaring to new heights with a back-to-back top-100 signing class as head coach Jeff Forehand has added 10 players to the 2016 roster in the early signing period. The class ranks 61st by PerfectGame.org.
The Lipscomb baseball team will venture on its first-ever mission trip December 12-19. The group will be traveling to the Dominican Republic where they will refurbish a sandlot baseball field while also spreading the word of God.
Blake Fonfara, a former Bison baseball player, graduated with a degree in accounting in 2013 and now works for KPMG in Indianapolis. He is pictured above with his future wife and Lipscomb graduate, Faith Fallin. Blake took some time with LipscombSports.com in this week's edition of Where are they now?
The Lipscomb baseball team is set to begin its annual Purple vs. Gold World Series Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field. The Bisons will play a best-of-three series with games two and three scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.
The Lipscomb baseball team gave back to the Pujols Family Foundation this past Saturday by providing a day for kids with Down syndrome in the Nashville area to come out and enjoy some baseball.
Former Lipscomb baseball player Caleb Joseph was the only rookie selected to the Baltimore Orioles 25-man ALDS roster by skipper Buck Showalter Thursday. His spot marks the first time in school history a Bison has made a MLB postseason roster.
Not only does the Lipscomb baseball team return a wealth of experience to the bullpen in 2015, it also welcomes back plenty of talent on the offensive and defensive side as well. LipscombSports takes a look at some of those key contributors.
With Baseball opening fall practice last week LipscombSports.com takes an in-depth look at the 2015 pitching staff for the Bisons, including the returnees and the fresh new faces in the bullpen.
The annual Bison baseball "Alumni and Friends" golf tournament has been set for Oct. 3 at the Legends Golf Club in Franklin. Get your team together and register now for the event.
Lipscomb baseball head coach Jeff Forehand and South Nashville All-Stars skipper Chris Mercado have a special relationship that goes back to the duos days when Mercado played for Forehand at Trevecca Nazarene.
A trio of elite training opportunities are on the books as the Lipscomb baseball coaching staff releases the dates for each camp throughout the month of September.
11 players from the 2014 baseball squad opted to continue playing this summer competing in wood bat leagues around the country.
Lipscombsports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former baseball Bison Zak Messer. The Virginia native has landed back in Middle Tennessee working at Amazon.com in human resources.
The Bisons have signed Dyer County High School standout Tyler Brown to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015 season. Brown hit .489 as a senior leading the state of Tennessee in hits.
Lipscombsports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former baseball player Richie Estep about his head coaching transition from Goodpasture to Columbia Academy
Broward College catcher Chucky Vasquez has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Bison Baseball team for 2015. A 2012 MLB draftee, Vazquez hit .321 drove in 27 runs and nabbed 13 runners trying to steal as a sophomore.
MLB.com writer David Wilson takes a look at former Bison baseball standout Caleb Joseph's family heritage at Lipscomb.
Right-handed pitcher Hunter Brothers was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 30th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft Saturday as the 893rd overall pick. The Chapel Hill native became the 30th draftee in Lipscomb history
Bison baseball head coach Jeff Forehand has added former LSU starter Cody Glenn to the roster. Glenn pitched the past three seasons for the Tigers sporting a 9-4 record on the hill.
Leaving 12 runners on base, the Bisons dropped a 7-1 decision to No. 3 seed Kennesaw State in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship game.
Baseball is headed to the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship on Sunday after an 11-4 win over top seed FGCU on Saturday evening. Ian Martinez-McGraw pitched a complete game to lead the Bisons to the victory on two days rest.
Giving up seven runs in the first two innings, the Bisons could not catch up to top-seeded FGCU on Saturday afternoon in Ft. Meyers dropping a 10-5 decision.
A pair of clutch base hits with two gone in the eighth led to three runs for the Bisons in a 5-4 win over top-seed FGCU on Thursday night at Swanson Stadium.
Freshman third baseman Hunter Hanks delivered in the clutch on Wednesday night driving home Grant Massey to propel the Bisons to a 2-1 win over Jacksonville in the opening round of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship.
The Bisons are set to open the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship on Wednesday night at Swanson Stadium on the FGCU campus.
The ballots have been cast and four Bison baseball players have picked up postseason honors from the Atlantic Sun Conference.
Sophomore Denton Norman picked up his first career A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor after a stellar nine-strikeout performance to lift the Bisons over FGCU 7-1 on Saturday.
Highlighting a great day of baseball was shortstop Grant Massey taking home the 2014 Dugan Award in a ceremony between games. On the field, Lipscomb was able to take the series from FGCU with a 7-1 win in the rubber match.
Due to expected bad weather on Saturday, the Lipscomb baseball team will now play Florida Gulf Coast in a doubleheader on Friday with the first game at 3:30 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
What was supposed to be a pitching duel between two of the top hurlers in the Atlantic Sun turned into anything but as Lipscomb downed FGCU 11-6 on Thursday night at Dugan Field.
The Lipscomb baseball team is set to host its final regular season home stand this weekend when Atlantic Sun Conference leading Florida Gulf Coast invades Music City for a three-game set at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Freshman southpaw John Pryor made his return to the hill on Tuesday night against Austin Peay but the Bisons could not provide enough run support as Lipscomb fell 6-3 to the Govs at Dugan Field
The Bisons return home on Tuesday night from a trip to the Sunshine State to host nonconference foe Austin Peay. The contest is slated for a 6 p.m. start at Dugan Field.
Denton Norman used a dominant performance on Mother's Day to help the Bisons to the 28th win of the season in a 5-2 victory over the Ospreys in Jacksonville.
Shortstop Grant Massey led the Bisons with a 2-for-4 day at the dish including a RBI-single in the sixth. The Bisons fell 7-2 in the second game to North Florida.
The road woes continued for the Lipscomb baseball team Friday night as the home-standing North Florida Ospreys used 16 hits to power its way to a 15-0 Atlantic Sun Conference victory at Dusty Rhodes Field in the series opener.
The Lipscomb baseball team returns to the sunshine state this weekend for a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference set with North Florida at Dusty Rhodes Field at Harmon Stadium. The series will begin with a 5 p.m. CT first pitch on Friday.
Former Bison backstop Caleb Joseph is set to make his MLB debut on Thursday night with the Baltimore Orioles. Joseph will be the third Bison in the history of the program to make it to the majors joining Rex Brothers and Bo McLaughin.
The Bisons offense failed to get going on Tuesday night dropping a 4-0 decision to UT-Martin at Dugan Field. The Skyhawks scored two runs in the fifth and lone runs in the seventh and eighth innings to secure the win.
The Lipscomb baseball team has a quick turnaround when UT-Martin ventures to Music City for a midweek nonconference matchup at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the friendly confines of Ken Dugan Field. Southpaw Nick Andros will draw his second start of the season.
The Bisons couldn't get much going in a 15-2 loss to Tennessee Tech Sunday at Bush Stadium. Second baseman Mike Korte knocked in both of Lipscomb's runs with a single in the fourth.
Powered by a 3-run, third-inning blast from junior second baseman Mike Korte, the Lipscomb baseball team downed nonconference foe Tennessee Tech 8-4 on “Senior Night” at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons couldn't get much going against Tennessee Tech in Friday's loss. Ian Martinez-McGraw took the loss on the mound for the Bisons after working eight innings and giving up just three earned runs.
The Bisons and Golden Eagles will play at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Ken Dugan Field. The series finale will be a 2 p.m. matchup in Cookeville at Bush Stadium.
The Bisons struggled to get the offense going on Sunday afternoon against Northern Kentucky falling 2-0. Lipscomb continues home action on Friday night hosting Tennessee Tech at 6 p.m. at Dugan Field.
Late home runs by Tyler Bethune and Josh Lee combined with a perfect relief performance from Nick Andros led the Bisons to a 4-2 win over Northern Kentucky on Saturday night at Dugan Field. The series wraps up on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
The Bisons returned home to Dugan Field on Friday night after four road tilts to down A-Sun foe Northern Kentucky 5-3. Jonathan Allison went 3-for-5 on the night including a leadoff homer in the bottom of the first.
Lipscomb returns to Dugan Field this weekend for a three-game set with Northern Kentucky. The first pitch will be thrown at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and the series will wrapup Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Bisons stumbled out of the gate on Tuesday night and could not recover giving up a baker's dozen in a 13-3 loss at Belmont.
The Bisons and Bruins are set to throw the first pitch at 5 p.m. Tuesday at E.S. Rose Park. Belmont took the first meeting this season 2-1.
The Bisons started the game on Saturday off with a bang as Jonathan Allison crushed a home run over the center field fence but the day would belong to Stetson as the Hatters won 10-3.
The Bisons managed only three hits and one walk on Friday night in an 8-2 loss to homestanding Stetson at Melching Field in DeLand. The series concludes on Saturday at Noon.
Costly errors and missed chances to execute proved to be the theme of the game on Thursday night as the Bisons dropped a 3-2, 10-inning Atlantic Sun Conference game to homestanding Stetson.
The Bisons head into the Easter-weekend series against Stetson looking to keep hold on the top slot of the Atlantic Sun Conference standings. The series gets underway Thursday night in DeLand, Fla.
The Bisons were limited to just four hits on the day in a 2-1 loss to Belmont on Tuesday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Diamond Bisons take a break from conference play Tuesday to host Belmont at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in a 4 p.m. tilt.
The Bisons were unable to solve the riddle of Mercer southpaw Eric Nyquist on Sunday afternoon managing only two hits in a 2-0 loss to the Bears. Despite the loss, the Purple and Gold sit atop the A-Sun standings at 12-3 in league play.
The Bisons got excellent pitching from Hunter Brothers and Nick Andros to hold the high-powered Mercer offense to just one run in the victory. Lipscomb kept its spot on top of the A-Sun standings after improving to 24-12 and 12-2 in league play.
The battle between Atlantic Sun Conference co-leaders on Friday night saw the Bisons come out on top 4-2 behind a pitching gem from junior knuckleballer Ian Martinez-McGraw. The righty went eight and two-thirds innings allowing just two earned runs in the victory.
The top two teams in the Atlantic Sun Conference are set to square off this weekend at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium as the Bisons host co-leader Mercer. Game one of the series gets underway Friday night at 6 p.m.
The Bisons offense kept its hot hitting going on Tuesday afternoon scoring 12 runs and racking up 13 hits in a 12-2 win over UT-Martin.
With a gloomy forecast in Martin, Tenn. on Tuesday night, the game between the Bisons and Skyhawks has been postponed to a Wednesday afternoon 3 p.m. start.
The Bisons head to UT-Martin on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. tilt against the Skyhawks at Skyhawk Field. The Purple and Gold are scheduled to send freshman southpaw John Pryor to the hill.
Josh Lee and Hunter Brothers were each honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference on Monday as the Player and Pitcher of the week, respectively. The duo helped the lead the Bisons to a sweep of ETSU and a share of first place in the league standings.
Denton Norman went the distance on Sunday afternoon as the Bisons downed ETSU 6-3 to complete the 3-game sweep of the Buccaneers at Dugan Field.
Redshirt junior Hunter Brothers tossed a 2-hit, complete-game shutout to lead the Bisons to a 5-0 win over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field.
Juniors Josh Lee and Jonathan Allison combined to go 8-for-9 at the plate en route to a 9-7 win over ETSU on Friday night at Dugan Field. Lee was 5-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored while Allison was 3-for-4 including a home run and a triple.
Following an eight-game road trip, the Lipscomb baseball team returns to the friendly confines of Ken Dugan Field to face ETSU in a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference set this weekend.
The Lipscomb baseball team fell 3-2 on the road at Western Kentucky Wednesday afternoon after the Hilltoppers scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning.
The Bisons take a break from A-Sun play on Wednesday to battle Western Kentucky at 4 p.m. in Bowling Green. Lipscomb enters the contest with an 18-11, 7-2 A-Sun record.
Grant Massey collected four hits to lead the Bisons in an 11-1 victory over the Spartans. Lipscomb pounded out 17 hits in the rubber match and improved to 18-11, 7-2 in the A-Sun.
A valiant late-inning comeback attempt fell short in the ninth as the Bisons dropped a 6-3 decision to the Spartans. Lipscomb will try to take the series Sunday at noon.
The Bisons and Spartans will now throw Saturday's first pitch at 4 p.m. CT due to the weather in Spartanburg.
The Bisons pounded out 14 hits en route to an 11-0 victory over USC Upstate Friday night. Lipscomb improved to 17-10, 6-1 in the A-Sun with the win.
The Bisons series opener at USC Upstate has been moved up 30 minutes to 4:30 p.m. CT due to the heavy chance of rain in the evening. Check back later for any further updates.
For the second consecutive A-Sun series the Bisons will venture outside the state line. After sweeping Kennesaw State last weekend, Lipscomb looks to continue its impressive play at USC Upstate on Friday.
Giving up a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth, the Bisons dropped a 7-5 decision at Middle Tennessee on Tuesday night in Murfreesboro.
Although the two teams just met last Tuesday, Lipscomb and Middle Tennessee are set to battle again Tuesday night in Murfreesboro at Reese Smith Jr. Field at 6 p.m.
Sophomore starter Denton Norman allowed just one run in 7.2 innings of work on Sunday afternoon as the Bisons finished off a 3-game sweep of Kennesaw State 2-1.
The Bisons launced four two-baggers and turned three double plays to help secure a 7-5 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday that also claimed the series against the A-Sun foe.
A diving catch from junior left fielder Tyson Ashcraft proved to be the game winner on Friday night as the Bisons won 7-6 at Kennesaw State. The win is the first for Lipscomb at Stillwell Stadium in school history.
The Bisons head to the "Peach State" this weekend for a 3-game Atlantic Sun Conference set at Kennesaw State. The series marks the first time in 2014 the Purple and Gold have ventured outside the state of Tennessee
The Bisons offense used an 8-run second inning to down Middle Tennessee 9-3 on Tuesday night at Dugan Field. Lipscomb hits the road this weekend for an Atlantic Sun Conference series at Kennesaw State
The Bisons are set to host in-state rival Middle Tennessee on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Dugan Field. Freshman John Pryor is expected to make the start against MTSU's Nathan Foriest
The Bisons opened Saturday's twinbill against Jacksonville with a 17-6 win but fell 7-6 in the nightcap to miss out sweeping the Dolphins.
The Bisons got Atlantic Sun Conference play off to a good start on Friday night with a 7-2 win over visiting Jacksonville. The series continues on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. at Dugan Field.
On the heels of being named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, senior outfielder Drew Adams has been named the Southeast Region Player of the Week by CollegeBaseballInsider.com. The Bisons were also selected as an honorable mention team of the week.
Riding a school best 8-game winning streak, the Bisons return home this weekend to open Atlantic Sun Conference play hosting Jacksonville for a 3-game series.
Ernie Banks will be the featured guest for the 6th Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence on April 19th at Lipscomb's Allen Arena. General admission tickets are $25 and can be purchased at http://www.LipscombTickets.com
An 8-run top of the ninth pushed the Bisons past Austin Peay 14-6 on Tuesday night in Clarksville.
Riding a seven-game winning streak, the Bisons make the short trek to Clarksville on Tuesday night for a 6 p.m. meeting with Austin Peay.
Senior outfielder Drew Adams has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the week after a 10-RBI week that helped lead the Bisons to a perfect 5-0 week.
The bats continued rolling for the Bisons on Sunday afternoon with a 12-hit, 7-2 win over Oakland to complete a 4-game sweep of the Golden Grizzlies. The Purple and Gold have now won seven straight, tying the longest winning streak in the NCAA era.
Bisons head coach Jeff Forehand earned career victory No. 400 on Sunday afternoon as the Bisons took both ends of a doubleheader from Oakland.
The Bison offense pounded out 13 hits and drove a baker's dozen across the plate as the Purple and Gold defeated Oakland 13-6. Senior right fielder Drew Adams drove in five runs behind a home run and a triple.
The Bisons continue home action this weekend hosting Oakland for a four-game set on campus. The series gets underway at 4 p.m. on Friday followed by a Noon twinbill on Saturday and the series finale on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Freshman southpaw John Pryor picked up his first collegiate win on Tuesday night with a 10-strikeout performance in a 10-2 victory over Western Kentucky.
With a layer of snow and ice sitting atop the tarp at Clark-Leclair Stadium in Bowling Green, Ky., Lipscomb and Western Kentucky have moved Wednesday’s game to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium on the Lipscomb campus with a 4 p.m. first pitch.
The junior shortstop combined to go 8-of-18 at the dish with five extra-base hits, three RBI's and seven walks to help lead the Bisons to three wins last week.
Old Man Winter's refusal to go away has forced the baseball team to move Tuesday's game at Western Kentucky to Wednesday. Game time is still set for 4 p.m.
The Bisons got a great start from Denton Norman and the bats erupted for 14 hits and 19 runs in a 14-2 rubber game win over Connecticut on Sunday afternoon.
Chad Shannon drew a five-pitch walk with the bases loaded in the 10th to propel the Bisons to a 4-3 win over Connecticut. Jason Ziegler got the win tossing one and one-thirds inning of perfect baseball.
After jumping on top 2-0 early, the Bisons were unable to hold on late. UConn tied the game in the eighth and scored two in the 10th to take a 6-4 victory Friday afternoon at Dugan Field.
The Bison offense pounded out 10 hits and drew 12 walks en route to an 18-5 win over Alabama A&M at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium on Thursday afternoon.
The Bisons return home Thursday for four games in four days hosting Alabama A&M and Connecticut. The homestand starts on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. against A&M before UConn comes to the Music City for the weekend series.
The Bisons offense pounded out nine runs and 10 hits on Tuesday afternoon but it would not be enough in a 10-9 loss at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville.
The Bisons head east on Tuesday for a 3 p.m. meeting with Tennessee Tech while Wednesday's home contest with Alabama A&M has been pushed back to Thursday.
Giving up six runs in the first five innings and committing six errors, the Bisons dropped a 9-3 decision to Miami (Ohio) on Sunday afternoon at Dugan Field.
The lukewarm Bison offense woke up on Saturday afternoon for a dozen runs en route to a 12-3 win over Dayton on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field. Will Blalock also was solid on the mound with a 10-strikeout effort.
An early deficit proved too much for the Bisons to overcome and eventually dropped a 10-6 decision to the Sycamores Friday at Ken Dugan Field. Jacob Knott threw 3.1 innings with five hits, three runs and six strikeouts.
The Bisons dropped a 5-1 decision to No. 9 Vanderbilt Wednesday evening at Hawkins Field. Lipscomb got eight innings from Ian Martinez-McGraw, but failed to get much going on the base paths with only four hits.
The Bisons are set to make the short trek over to Hawkins Field on Wednesday afternoon to take on No. 9 Vanderbilt at 4 p .m.
The Denver Post chats with former Bison Rex Brothers about his role with the Colorado Rockies in 2015 after a superb 2014 campaign.
A pair of late-inning collapses proved costly on Sunday afternoon for the Bisons as the Purple and Gold dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Evansville. Lipscomb heads across town to face top-10 foe Vandy on Wednesday night.
The Bisons gave up a six-run fourth inning and that's all the firepower Evansville would need in an 8-2 loss on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field.
Friday's opening day contest against Evansville has been rained out due to the showers in the area. The teams will now play on Saturday at 1 p.m. and play a doubleheader on Sunday starting at Noon.
Bison baseball kicks off the 2014 season this weekend hosting Evansville for a three-game series at Dugan Field.
The Bison seniors are ready to get 2014 underway and pick up where the team left off in 2013. First pitch is Friday at 4 p.m. against Evansville
The Bisons baseball team added a special member to the 2014 team on Wednesday as cancer survivor Brooks Russell signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Lipscomb program.
With a top-100 recruiting class already in the books, Bison skipper Jeff Forehand added 5-star recruit Brooks Russell to the team in a special signing ceremony on Wednesday at Allen Arena.
Join Lipscomb baseball head coach Jeff Forehand along with Nashville Sounds general manager Brad Tammen and Music City baseball historian Skip Nipper for a special "Forehand and Friends" on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
The Lipscomb baseball team officially opened spring practice on Friday, as it prepares for the start of the 2014 season on Feb. 14 with the first game in a three-game series with Evansville at Dugan Field.
2012 National League Cy Young Award winner and friend of Lipscomb baseball, R.A. Dickey will headline next week's "Forehand and Friends" luncheon at Allen Arena. Cost is $10 including lunch.
The baseball and softball teams took time out of their busy schedules to host the 2014 Front Porch Ministry Christmas party. The event benefited 11 different moms in Nashville as the teams took kids from Front Porch Christmas shopping.
Six Bisons and members of the coaching staff recently took time away from practicing and studying to spend a very special evening with the Albert Pujols Famil Foundation and their Autumn Prom.
Ranked No. 81 overall by Perfect Game, the Bisons have signed the highest rated class in school history for the 2015 season. The 10 future Bisons rank as the third best signing class the "Volunteer State" behind Vanderbilt and Tennessee.
The Lipscomb baseball team wrapped up the 2013 Omaha Challenge on Thursday with the final events, an obstacle course and the fireman’s carry. Grant Massey and Hunter Brothers were crowned as the champs.
The Lipscomb baseball team continued to battle the 2013 Omaha Challenge on Wednesday with four individual events and two team events. Tyson Ashcraft enters the final day with only a five point lead.
After a grueling day of weight lifting on Monday, the Lipscomb baseball team hit the turf at Dugan field for day two of the Omaha Challenge. The players competed in six individual events and two team events.
Day one of the Omaha Challenge brought the burn for the Lipscomb baseball team as they competed in five individual events and one team event on Monday. The first five events began the day in the weight room.
Calling all Bison Nation! Starting Monday Nov. 18 the Lipscomb Bisons baseball team will begin its 2013 Omaha Challenge and they are inviting YOU to come out and support your team as they compete against one another.
After leading the Eastern League in total bases and finishing second in RBIs, former Bison standout Caleb Joseph has been named the Topps/MiLB Eastern League Player of the Year.
The schedule is set for the 2014 campaign of Bison baseball including 35 contests at Dugan Field.
Chris Burnett, a former right-handed pitcher, returned to the Lipscomb University campus this past week to participate in the Alumni and Friends Baseball Weekend hosted by Bisons coach Jeff Forehand and his staff.
Baseball is set to host the 8th-annual Lipscomb Baseball and Friends golf tournament along with Parents Weekend on Friday and Saturday. Also on the slate is a scrimmage on Saturday morning at Ken Dugan Field
Former Bison southpaw and current closer for the Colorado Rockies, Rex Brothers has been named the 2013 Unsung Award winner by Yahoo Sports.
Former baseball player Blake Bratcher is a judicial law clerk for Honorable Judge Steve Dozier. At night he is a student at the Nashville School of Law with plans to graduate in December. Bratcher spent some time after law classes to talk with lipscombsports.com.
The 8th Annual Lipscomb Baseball Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament and Parents Weekend are set for Oct. 11-12. The tourney will be held on Oct. 11 at the Legends Golf Club in Franklin. Cost is $175 per person or $600 per team.
Hard work and lots of bonding continue on the 2013 FCA Honduras mission trip. Shaun Dean checks in with an update on the last few days.
Four LU athletes are spending their last week before starting the fall semester on a mission to Zamarano, Honduras led by the Lipscomb FCA.
Bison baseball coach Jeff Forehand has added six players to the roster for the 2014 season including four standouts from the "Music City" area.
12 members of the LU baseball team are working hard this summer to hone their craft playing in summer leagues around the nation. Five of the 11 have been named all-stars in their respective leagues.
Former Bison catcher Caleb Joseph was the star of the night on Tuesday winning the 2013 Eastern League Home Run Derby in New Britain, Conn.
Having hit .293 with 55 RBIs, 14 home runs and 20 doubles, former Bison backstop Caleb Joseph has been named a 2013 Eastern League All-Star.
The 2013 NJCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year and ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove winner Mike Korte has signed a National Letter of Intent for the 2014 season with Lipscomb baseball.
Rising redshirt junior Hunter Brothers was selected in the 24th round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies joining brother and former Bison Rex as a selection by Colorado.
With their backs to the wall and facing missing the conference tournament for the third-straight season, the Bison seniors decided to right the ship and the result was a 10-4 record in the final month of play.
Giving up four runs in the seventh, the Bisons dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 7 seed Kennesaw State on Saturday morning in DeLand, Fla. With the loss, LU finishes the season 25-34.
The Bisons got 7.2 strong innings from J. Hwang before Tyler Burstrom came on to shut the door against FGCU on Friday morning as the Purple and Golf advances to the next round of the 2013 A-Sun Baseball Championship in DeLand, Fla.
Hwang threw 21 pitches Thursday night before the rain and came back and threw 6.2 innings on Friday to get the win as Lipscomb advances in the Atlantic Sun Tournament.
The Bisons took an early lead on Thursday night before a storm rolled in to DeLand forcing the suspension of the contest until Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. CT Lipscomb leads 3-0 after an inning and a half.
After falling to North Florida in the opening round of the A-Sun Baseball Tournament, the Lipscomb baseball squad faces Florida Gulf Coast at 4 p.m. Thursday.
The Bisons managed only three hits on the morning in a 6-1 loss to No. 3 North Florida in the first round of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship in DeLand, Fla.
A trademark central Florida thunderstorm put a wrinkle in the schedule of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference baseball championship on day one of the event. With a lengthy delay hampering the start of game two, the Bisons will now open the event on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. against No. 3 North Florida.
Senior pitcher Josh Cotham and junior designated hitter Drew Adams were each honored by the Atlantic Sun efforts on Tuesday.
Lipscomb shortstop Aaron Sandoval has had to balance being a student, athlete, a husband and a father.
The Bisons took both ends of a Saturday doubleheader to secure the No. 6 seed in the 2013 A-Sun Championships hosted by Stetson next week in the Sunshine State. Lipscomb took game one 16-6 before squeezing out a 4-3 victory in the nightcap
Heavy rains on Friday forced the Friday night Atlantic Sun Conference battle between Lipscomb and Kennesaw State to be postponed to a Saturday doubleheader. The twinbill is set to get underway at 11 a.m.
Senior righty Josh Cotham tossed a complete game 6-1 victory over Kennesaw State in his final appearance at Dugan Field. The win clinched a berth in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship hosted in DeLand, Fla.
The Bisons head into the final three games of the 2013 slate with a chance to clinch a berth in next week's Atlantic Sun Championships in DeLand, Fla. The series gets underway on Thursday night at 6 p.m. at Dugan Field.
Lipscomb volleyball player Caitlin “Dot” Dotson and pitcher Josh Cotham have been honored by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Seniors Zach Lowery, Gray Hutchinson and Lee Wilson each went deep on Tuesday night in Cookeville but it would not be enough as the Bisons fell late 10-9 to Tennessee Tech.
The Bisons head to Cookeville on Tuesday night for the final nonconference battle of the 2013 season taking on Tennessee Tech at Bush Stadium.
Pounding out 11 hits, the Bisons erupted for a 12-3 win over homestanding Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon. The win clinched the series from the Dolphins and moved LU into sole possession of seventh place in the A-Sun Standings.
The Bisons plated four runs in the fifth and added four more in the seventh en route to an 8-2 win at Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon. The victory evens the series at 1-1 heading into Sunday's rubber game.
Five walks and an error contributed to five runs for Jacksonville on Friday night as the Bisons dropped a 6-2 decision to the Dolphins in the Sunshine State.
After sweeping Northern Kentucky last weekend, the Bisons head to Jacksonville with a chance to secure a berth in the 2013 A-Sun Championship. The three-game series gets underway on Friday night at 6 p.m.
Eight of the Bisons nine starters got at least one hit as the Purple and Gold clipped UT-Martin 12-3 on Tuesday night at Dugan Field.
Behind the first 1-0, complete game shutout in the NCAA era for the Bisons, senior righty Josh Cotham has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week.
The Bisons return home on Tuesday night to host UT-Martin as part of Military Appreciation Night at Dugan Field. All veterans, current service members and their family members will receive complimentary admission.
Mother nature played fits all day and finally won the day after seven innings but the Bisons prevailed 11-6 to take the three-game series at Northern Kentucky on Sunday.
Highlighted by the performance of senior shortstop Aaron Sandoval, who drove in two runs and scored another, Lipscomb rallied for a 3-2 10-inning road win over Northern Kentucky
Senior righty Josh Cotham threw the first 1-0 shutout in the NCAA Division I era for the Bisons as Lipscomb claimed game one of the series in the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the diamond.
The Bisons head to the "Bluegrass State" this weekend for a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series against league newcomer Northern Kentucky.
Junior college standouts Ian Martinez-McGraw and Grant Massey have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Bison baseball team for the 2014 season.
The Bisons pounded out 20 hits on the afternoon but could manage only five runs dropping both ends of a doubleheader to Stetson on Sunday at Dugan Field.
Heavy rains in the Nashville area along with a forecast for additional storms this evening have pushed the completion of the A-Sun series against Stetson to Sunday The two teams will play a doubleheader starting at 11 a.m.
Junior left fielder Chad Shannon went 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Bisons took game one of the three-game series with Stetson 6-4 on Friday night at Dugan Field.
The Bisons return home this weekend hosting Stetson in a three-game A-Sun set on campus. All three contests are free of charge as part of the 5th-Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence
After notching a pair of wins for the Bisons last week, freshman hurler Denton Norman has been named the top pitcher in the state of Tennessee by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for his efforts last week.
The Lipscomb baseball team lost to Belmont 4-3 in 11 innings at E.S. Rose Park as Tyson Ashcraft belted two solo home runs in the game.
The Bisons make the short trek to E.S. Rose Park on Tuesday night for the second meeting of the season against Belmont. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.
Zach Lowery’s grand slam in the eighth inning led the Lipscomb baseball team to an 8-4 win over Atlantic Sun Conference opponent No. 24 Mercer on Sunday afternoon at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
Lee Wilson’s two-run double was not enough for the Lipscomb as Atlantic Sun Conference opponent No. 24 Mercer defeated the Bisons 5-2 at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
After a two hour rain delay, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a tough Atlantic Sun Conference decision to No. 24 Mercer 7-4 at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
The Bisons continue A-Sun road action this weekend with a three-game series at No. 24 Mercer. All three games are scheduled to be carried live on ASun.TV
The Bisons got seven shutout innings from freshman Denton Norman in his first collegiate start en route to a 2-0 blanking of Western Kentucky on Tuesday night at Dugan Field.
The Bisons return home on Tuesday night for a nonconference tilt with Western Kentucky that gets underway at 6 p.m. at Dugan Field.
The Bisons went 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position leaving 10 men on base in a 5-2 loss at ETSU on Sunday afternoon in Johnson City
The Bisons got a pair of home runs from Aaron Sandoval and Taylor Stewart but both came with the bases empty and Lipscomb fell 7-2 in A-Sun road action at ETSU on Saturday afternoon.
Putting only three runners in scoring position all night, the Bisons dropped an 8-0 road Atlantic Sun Conference tilt to ETSU on Friday night in Johnson City.
The Bisons head to Johnson City this weekend for a key three-game road set at ETSU. The series gets underway on Friday night at 6:05 p.m. All three games are set to air on ASun.TV
Lipscombsports.com caught up with Brian Mast, a former baseball pitcher at Lipscomb, who is the senior director for the Academic Success Center.
A two-RBI double in the bottom of the eighth by senior catcher Taylor Stewart proved to be the difference on Tuesday night as the Bisons downed Belmont 5-3 at Dugan Field.
Belmont comes calling to Dugan Field on Tuesday night for a 6 p.m. first pitch in the latest installment of the "Battle of the Boulevard"
Sunday's rubber game of the series went to USC Upstate 4-0 behind the pitching of Gaither Bumgardner, who went eight innings and allowed just two hits, both to LU's Drew Adams.
A two-run, walk-off blast by senior catcher Taylor Stewart propelled the Bisons to a 6-4 A-Sun win over USC Upstate on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field. The series concludes on Sunday with a 1 p.m. rubber game.
Leading 3-0 after five innings, the Bisons surrendered five runs in the final four innings to fall 5-3 to USC Upstate on Friday night at Dugan Field.
The Bisons return home Friday night at 6 p.m. to start a three-game A-Sun set at Dugan Field against USC Upstate. Along with Friday's game, all three contests are set to air on ASun.TV
The Bisons mounted an eighth-inning comeback but a highlight reel double play ended the threat as LU dropped a 6-4 decision to Austin Peay on Tuesday night in Clarksville.
The Bisons make the short trek to Clarksville on Tuesday to take on in-state foe Austin Peay at 6 p.m. The Governors are one of the hottest teams in college baseball sporting a 25-5 record.
A pair of Sportscenter worthy highlights proved the be the difference on Saturday morning as the Bisons dropped a 4-3 Atlantic Sun Conference decision at FGCU.
Timely hitting, solid defense and great pitching by Hunters Brothers and Tyler Burstrom led the Bisons to the first win in school history at FGCU on Friday afternoon in Ft. Myers. LU goes for the series win on Saturday at 9 a.m.
Unable to get the offense going, the Bisons dropped an 8-0 decision to FGCU on Thursday night in Ft. Myers, Fla. Friday's game has been moved up to a 2 p.m. first pitch.
The Bisons are set for a three-game set in Fort Myers against Florida Gulf Coast at Swanson Stadium that starts on Thursday night.
No. 3 Vanderbilt held the Bisons to only two hits en route to a 4-1 loss for Lipscomb. Sophomore first baseman Griffin Moore drove in the only run for LU in the second inning.
The Bisons open a five-game road trip on Tuesday afternoon with a 4 p.m. contest against No. 3 Vanderbilt. Redshirt junior Jacob Knott will get the start against the Dores at Hawkins Field.
Overcoming a lengthy rain delay and an eighth-inning rally by North Florida, the Bisons snatched a 4-3 extra-innings win on Sunday afternoon at Dugan Field. Lipscomb heads to No. 2 Vandy on Tuesday night.
Giving up five runs with two outs, the Bisons fell 7-5 on Saturday afternoon to North Florida. Sunday's series finale has been moved to a noon start at Dugan Field.
Giving up four runs in the first, the Bisons dropped the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference opener 8-2 to North Florida on Friday night. Junior Drew Adams led the Bisons with a 3-for-4 effort at the plate including a run scored and one driven in.
The Bisons open Atlantic Sun Conference action this weekend hosting North Florida for a three-game series. Friday night's contest is set for a 6 p.m. first pitch followed by a 2 p.m. start on Saturday and a 1 p.m. start on Sunday.
The Bisons scored in each of the last four innings en route to a 5-4 extra-innings win on Wednesday night in Bowling Green. Lipscomb returns home on Friday to open A-Sun play hosting North Florida.
The Bisons head north on interstate 65 to take on Western Kentucky on Wednesday night in the Bluegrass State. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.
The Bisons were one strike away from clinching a 10-9 win on Sunday afternoon but a resilient Bradley team refused to quit and rallied for an 11-10 win.
After Northern Illinois posted a six-run sixth inning to take a 7-1 lead, the Bisons responded with a seven-run bottom of the frame to retake the lead en route to a 12-8 win.
Bradley starter John Nasshan went eight strong innings for the Braves on Friday afternoon facing only three over the minimum in a 7-0 shutout over the Bisons at Dugan Field.
Bradley and Northern Illinois come to Dugan Field this weekend as the Bisons host a trio of contests. Friday's contest is set for 4 p.m. against Bradley followed by a 2 p.m. tilt against Northern Illinois on Saturday. The set concludes on Sunday at noon against Bradley.
LipscombSports.com connects with Mark Massey a former Bison baseball player who is now a retired educator.
The Bisons gave up two runs in the ninth as Austin Peay escaped with a 3-1 win on Tuesday afternoon at Dugan Field. Lipscomb got solid pitching but could not muster the offense to tame the Govs.
The Bisons got the game-tying run 90 feet from the plate but could not pull even on Tuesday afternoon in a 4-3 loss at UT-Martin.
The Bisons hit the road on Tuesday for a nonconference tilt against UT-Martin before returning home on Wednesday afternoon for a battle with Austin Peay at Dugan Field.
The spring ASun.TV broadcast schedule is set to get underway this weekend as the softball and baseball teams both play at home.
The Bisons took a four-run cushion into the seventh inning but Ole Miss pushed across five runs in the bottom of the stanza to secure a 9-8 win on Sunday afternoon. Chad Shannon led the Bisons with two of LU's four home runs.
The Bisons got the tying run to the plate in the ninth inning but No. 7 Ole Miss was able to close out the 8-5 on Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.
The Bisons strung together 10 hits but managed only one run in a 10-1 loss at No. 7 Ole Miss on Friday night.
The Bisons make the trek to the Magnolia State this weekend for a 3-game set against No. 7 Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss.
In come-from-behind fashion, the Lipscomb baseball team opened the 2013 road slate with a 3-2 win over homestanding Middle Tennessee at Resse Smith Jr. Field in Murfreesboro on Tuesday.
A soaking rain in the mid-state area forced the postponement of the Lipscomb-Middle Tennessee State game until Wednesday at 3 p.m.
With 12 home games in the books, the Bisons open road action on Tuesday afternoon with a contest at nearby Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro.
A two-out, eighth-inning, 2-RBI single by Griffin Moore gave Lipscomb a 9-8 lead over Butler heading to the ninth and senior righty Tyler Bustrom struck out the side as the Bisons downed the Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon.
Butler pushed across nine unearned runs in the first inning and never let off the gas as the Bisons fell 24-9 on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field.
With snow coming down for nearly the entire contest, the Bisons dropped a 11-2 decision to Butler in the first-ever meeting between the two schools on Friday afternoon.
The Bisons continue home action this weekend with a three-game series against Butler at Dugan Field. Friday's contest is set for 4 p.m. followed by 1 p.m. starts on Saturday and Sunday.
A sixth-inning grand slam proved to be the difference on Tuesday afternoon as the Bisons dropped a 6-2 decision to Alabama A&M at Dugan Field.
Looking to bounce back from a 1-3 finish in the 2013 "Mule Mix" classic, the Bisons host Alabama A&M on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m.
The Bisons mounted a pair of late rallies against Northwestern but the Wildcats would hold on for an 11-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Dugan Field.
Leaving 22 combined runners on base proved costly for the Bisons on Saturday as Lipscomb fell 6-2 to Ball State before dropping an 11-9 extra-inning affair to Bradley.
The Bisons opened the 2013 "Mule Mix Classic" with a 9-4 win over Bradley on Friday night thanks to a solid effort from the bottom of the batting order including Tyson Ashcraft, Aaron Sandoval and Taylor Stewart.
Baseball continues its 12-game homestand to open the season hosting the 2013 Mule Mix Classic against Bradley, Ball State and Northwestern this weekend.
The Bisons got six strong innings from starter Jacob Knott and three more from J Hwang as Lipscomb downed Tennessee Tech 12-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Dugan Field.
Unable to cash in with runners on base, the Bisons dropped a tough 3-2 decision to SIUE on Sunday afternoon. LU left 13 men on in the loss to the Cougars.
The Bisons drew a school record 13 walks on Saturday afternoon en route to an 11-4 win over SIUE at Dugan Field. The series concludes on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
A Griffin Moore 2-run blast and a stellar relief appearance by Hunter Brothers led the Bisons to a 7-4 comeback win over SIUE on Friday.
The 2013 baseball season gets underway this weekend as the Bisons host SIUE for a three-game set at Dugan Field beginning on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.
Lipscombsports.com caught up with Kyle Tognazzini, a former baseball player at Lipscomb. Kyle lives in California where he works with a local soccer program.
The votes are in and the LU baseball team has been projected to finish eighth in the rugged Atlantic Sun conference by the league coaches.
Baseball hit the diamond at Ken Dugan Field for the first time on Friday prepping for Feb. 15 and opening day.
San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley will headline the Forehand and Friends luncheon set for Jan. 23 at Allen Arena. Cost is only $10 for the event.
LipscombSports.com catches up with Caleb Joseph after a workout at Lipscomb University.
The final day of the Honduras mission trip found the team members reconnecting with friends from previous mentions and touring Mission Lazarus on horse back.
After three seasons with the program, pitching coach Tyler Shrout will not return for the 2013 season.
The Honduras mission team spent day six mixing more concrete and saying some goodbyes to their newly made friends.
A day full of mixing and pouring concrete was in store for the Honduras mission team on day five of the trip. There was even a little time for a game of beisbol.
Day four of the Bisons mission trip to Honduras featured another day of hard work as the house building continued.
Along with the backbreaking work of building a house from the foundation up, the Honduras mission team found time on day three to deliver food and even a game of futbol.
Day two of the Honduras mission team featured a meaningful worship experience with brothers and sisters in Limon.
A team of 27 all made their way safely to Honduras from all over the country today. Associate AD Brent High checks in with the first day's report.
Colorado Rockies' beat writer Troy Renck recently chatted with former Bison Rex Brothers about the 2012 season that saw Brothers rebound from mid-season struggles.
LipscombSports.com caught up with former Bisons baseball player Wes Wilkerson. Wilkerson is now a coach at Ezell-Harding.
2012 National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey was the featured guest at Thursday's special Golden Bison/Forehand and Friends luncheon at Allen Arena.
The baseball team hosted its annual Christmas party on Monday night. The Bisons teamed with Front Porch Ministries to take 14 kids shopping for their moms.
LipscombSports.com catches up with former baseball player Kyle Coker.
Junior college pitchers Nick Andros, Cory Farrow and Jason Ziegler have signed national letters of intent for the 2014 baseball season.
2012 N.L. Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey will be the featured guest at the combined "Forehand and Friends/Golden Bisons" luncheon on Dec. 6 at Allen Arena.
Head baseball coach Jeff Forehand has announced the signing of high school standouts Cameron Bair and Hunter Hanks to national letters of intent for the 2014 season.
Coach Jeff Forehand has signed a trio of outstanding high school pitchers for the 2014 that will bolster the Bisons pitching staff.
31 home games and trips to Ole Miss and Vanderbilt highlight the 2013 baseball schedule released on Thursday.
An inside look with the Bison baseball team as fall practice begins with attention to detail including how to lineup for the National Anthem.
LipscombSports.com recently had a chance to catch up with Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Famer Gary Colson, who now lives in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Trent Ashcraft has joined the baseball program as the volunteer assistant coach for the 2013 season joining younger brother Tyson, who is a sophomore for the Bisons.
LipscombSports.com recently had the chance to catch up with former Bison baseball player Steve Liddle, who is now the third base coach with the Minnesota Twins.
Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand has tabbed Paul Phillips to round out his coaching staff. Phililps hangs up the mitt after 15 years in professional baseball.
Lipscombsports.com continues the look back at 2011-12 with No. 7 on the list as former baseball Bison Casey Bond makes his feature film debut in Moneyball.
With the summer wood bat leagues in full swing, a couple of Bisons have earned themselves all-star nods while many are tuning up their games in anticipation of the 2013 Lipscomb Bisons Baseball season.
As Lipscombsports.com continues taking a look back at the top stories of 2010-11 at No. 8 is Chris Nunn being drafted by the San Diego Padres a few weeks after making ESPN Sportscenter's Top-10 plays of the day.
With 187 student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or better during the 2011-12 academic year, Lipscomb leads the A-Sun in All-Academic honorees. The Bison and Lady Bisons placed better than 74 percent of student-athletes on the All-Academic registry.
With a stroke of the pen, Lipscomb southpaws Chris Nunn and Gil Rehwinkel have joined the ranks of professional baseball. Nunn heads to Arizona with the Padres organization, while Rehwinkel will join the Gateway Grizzlies of the Frontier League
LipscombSports.com recently caught up with former baseball standout Bob Parsons to talk about his time with the Bisons. Parsons was part of the 1977 team that won the NAIA World Series under Ken Dugan.
With the 2012 season just put in the books, Lipscomb head coach Jeff Forehand announces five new additions to the 2013 signing class joining the four signees for the Bisons last fall.
Following a strong second half of the 2012 season, Lipscomb junior southpaw Chris Nunn was taken as the 735th pick of the Major League Baseball draft by the San Diego Padres.
Former Lipscomb backstop Caleb Joseph was promoted to the AAA Norfolk Tides from the AA Bowie Baysox on Tuesday.
After serving as assistant coach with the Bisons for the past four seasons, Chris Collins is heading back home to Arizona to work as a full-time minister with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
After finishing the season with a team-best 2.56 ERA, Lipscomb redshirt-junior pitcher Josh Cotham has been named to the All-Atlantic Sun Conference second team and the All-Atlantic Sun Academic team as announced by the league on Tuesday.
In what can only be described as a perfect storm of events, the Lipscomb baseball team will miss the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament despite a winning record in league play after falling 10-4 to Belmont on Saturday afternoon at E.S. Rose Park in Nashville.
Needing a win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, the Lipscomb baseball team ran into a buzz saw on Friday night falling 5-0 to rival Belmont at E.S. Rose Park in Nashville.
In a game that saw both teams have chances to have a big inning, neither did and the final result was a 2-1 Atlantic Sun Conference loss to Belmont for the Lipscomb baseball team on Friday night at E.S. Rose Park in Nashville.
Wrapping up the 2012 regular season, the Lipscomb baseball team makes its shortest trip of the year this week for a key Atlantic Sun Conference series at rival Belmont beginning on Thursday night at E.S. Rose Park at 5 p.m.
Taking a sidestep from Atlantic Sun Conference play, the Bisons closed out the 2012 home slate with a 5-4 loss to Tennessee Tech that saw the Golden Eagles push across the winning run in the ninth inning.
The baseball team wraps up the 2012 home slate on Tuesday night with the final non-conference contest of the season as Tennessee Tech comes to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium for a 6 p.m. contest.
After leading the Lipscomb baseball team to a three-game sweep of league foe Jacksonville, junior third baseman Gray Hutchinson has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week as announced on Monday.
Weathering a persistent downpour and a ninth-inning rally, the Bisons swept an A-Sun doubleheader from Jacksonville taking game one 6-1 before earning the series sweep with a 6-2 victory in the nightcap on “Ken Dugan Day” at Dugan Field on Saturday.
With an inch of rain in the forecast for Sunday, the Lipscomb baseball team will now attempt to get an Atlantic Sun Conference doubleheader against Jacksonville in on Saturday if Mother Nature cooperates. First pitch for game two of the series is still slated for 2 p.m
For the second-straight Friday night, the Lipscomb baseball team walked off of Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium with a win in their last at bat with a 7-6 Atlantic Sun Conference win over Jacksonville.
Along with hosting Ken Dugan Day on Saturday and a Mother's Day game on Sunday afternoon, the Bisons conclude Atlantic Sun Conference home play this weekend against Jacksonville
Unable to push runs across when it mattered, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a tough 3-1 non-conference decision to homestanding Austin Peay on Tuesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park in Clarksville.
The Lipscomb baseball team hits the road for the final out-of-town trek on Tuesday night for a midweek rumble with in-state foe Austin Peay in Clarksville at 6 p.m. at Raymond C. Hand Park.
A day after throwing the first complete-game shutout for Lipscomb in over two years, redshirt-junior Josh Cotham has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week as announced by the league on Monday.
A day after walking across the stage to receive his degree, Josh Cotham walked between the lines at Dugan and delivered the first complete-game shutout for the Bisons in over two years with an 11-0 shutout of Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday.
Getting behind early, the Lipscomb baseball team never recovered dropping an 8-2 Atlantic Sun Conference contest to Florida Gulf Coast at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
The Lipscomb baseball team needed a clutch at bat to force extra innings and a clutch at bat to win the game and the Bisons got both to win a hard-fought 3-2, 11-inning Atlantic Sun Conference win over Florida Gulf Coast on Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
After stepping outside of Atlantic Sun Conference play against Campbell last weekend, the Lipscomb baseball teams returns to league action this weekend hosting Florida Gulf Coast beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
This spring’s graduation will be the largest in the history of Lipscomb University, but no one will have a bigger smile than Neal Benson. The former Bisons pitcher will graduate with a business management degree 25 years after his dismissal from the baseball team at the end of his junior season.
After helping lead the team to a 3-1 week including a series wins over Campbell, Lipscomb junior shortstop Aaron Sandoval has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week as announced by the league on Monday.
Clicking in all phases of the game on Saturday afternoon, the Lipscomb baseball team downed Campbell 10-4 in Saturday afternoon’s non-conference, rubber game at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Mother Nature and Campbell combined to brew up a storm on Thursday night that the Lipscomb baseball team could not overcome on Friday falling 5-2 in the continuation of the game from the night before but the Bisons rallied for a 6-2 victory in the nightcap at Dugan Field.
Due to rain and lightning, Thursday night’s non-conference baseball game between Lipscomb and Campbell has been suspended and will resume Friday at 3 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh stadium.
After spending the last two weekends on the road the Lipscomb baseball team returns home on Thursday night to host a three-game, non-conference set against Campbell beginning at 6 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
In conjunction with this week’s three-game series with Campbell, the Lipscomb baseball team is hosting a clothing drive to benefit the ThriftSmart non-profit organization. Fans are encouraged to bring items to the games at Dugan Field where they will be collected and donated to ThriftSmart.
Notching the first extra-innings win of the season, the Lipscomb baseball team rallied to down homestanding Western Kentucky 7-6 in 11 innings at Nick Denes Field in Bowling Green, Ky. on Tuesday night.
Fresh off a weekend trip to take on Atlantic Sun Conference foe Stetson in DeLand, Fla., the Lipscomb baseball team continues road action on Tuesday night with a much shorter trek to take on non-conference foe Western Kentucky at 6 p.m. at Nick Denes Field in Bowling Green, Ky.
Despite a spirited ninth-inning rally, the Lipscomb baseball team came up one run short falling 3-2 to homestanding Atlantic Sun foe Stetson on Sunday afternoon in DeLand.
Trailing 4-2 to homestanding Stetson, the Lipscomb baseball team got a pair aboard in the ninth but were unable to draw even with the Hatters dropping the Saturday afternoon Atlantic Sun Conference decision at Melching Field in Deland.
After a three-hour rain delay, the Lipscomb baseball team finally got things underway against Atlantic Sun foe Stetson but could not make it five straight Friday wins falling 7-2 at Melching Field in DeLand.
After making the trek to the “Sunshine State” just last weekend to take on North Florida, the Lipscomb baseball team makes an encore appearance this weekend at Atlantic Sun Conference foe Stetson in DeLand, Fla.
Despite a school record 17 strikeouts, the Bisons fell 4-3 to Western Kentucky in extra innings after the Hilltoppers mounted a ninth-inning comeback to tie the game.
Squeezed in the middle of back-to-back weekends in the “Sunshine State”, the Lipscomb baseball team returns home on Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. non-conference contest against Western Kentucky at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Looking to come away with a fourth-straight Atlantic Sun Conference series win, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 6-1 rubber game on Sunday afternoon to homestanding North Florida at Harmon Stadium in Jacksonville.
Managing only four hits all day and two base runners after the third inning, the Lipscomb baseball team fell 6-0 to homestanding North Florida in Atlantic Sun Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Harmon Stadium in Jacksonville.
A complete game performance from Connor Sinclair, led the LU baseball team to a 6-1 win at UNF improving to 9-4 in A-Sun play, the best league start in school history.
Looking to keep pace in the Atlantic Sun Conference race, the Lipscomb baseball teams heads to North Florida this weekend for a three-game set against the Ospreys at Harmon Stadium in Jacksonville.
Looking to avenge a 4-3 loss last month at UT Martin, the Lipscomb baseball team plated seven runs in the first three innings en route to routing the Skyhawks 15-4 on Wednesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Wrapping up a seven-game homestand, the Lipscomb baseball team welcomes non-conference foe UT Martin to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. in Nashville.
It seems like all the Lipscomb baseball team needed to end streak of bad luck in black was a little Josh Cotham, as the senior righty combined with the Bison bullpen to hold Kennesaw State to one run on Saturday afternoon clinching the A-Sun series with a 2-1 win at Dugan Field.
It took a walk-off, infield single in the bottom of the ninth of game two, but the Lipscomb baseball team rallied for an A-Sun doubleheader split against Kennesaw State taking the nightcap 2-1 after falling 6-2 in game one on Friday afternoon at Dugan Field.
Due to the rain that moved into the Nashville area late this afternoon and early evening, the scheduled baseball Atlantic Sun contest between Lipscomb and Kennesaw State has been moved to a 1 p.m. start on Friday.
Reggie “Rock” Whittemore, a former Lipscomb Bison outfielder, has been named to the Metro Nashville Public Schools Sports Hall of Fame. Whittemore is a former baseball star from McGavock High School. He has been head of the RBI program in Nashville since its beginning in 1996.
Riding a six-game Atlantic Sun Conference home winning streak, the Lipscomb baseball team continues home action in the friendly confines of Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium this week hosting Kennesaw State for a three-game series beginning Thursday night at 6 p.m.
Putting together one of the best all-around performances of 2012 so far, the Lipscomb baseball team finished off a three-game sweep of Atlantic Sun Conference foe ETSU with a 5-1 victory on Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
The Bison baseball team pounded out 11 hits en route to a 7-4 win over ETSU on Saturday afternoon clinching the three-game series for Lipscomb.
Behind a pair of home runs and solid pitching, the Lipscomb baseball team improved to 4-3 in Atlantic Sun Conference play with a 6-2 win over ETSU at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium on Friday night in Nashville.
The Lipscomb baseball team continues Atlantic Sun Conference play this weekend hosting ETSU for a three-game set at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium beginning on Friday night at 6 p.m.
After being named the A-Sun Player of the Week on Monday, Zak Messer has been named CollegeBaseballInsider.com’s Southeast Region Player of the Week as well as being named the A-Sun Player of the Week by CollegeSportsMadness.com.
Unable to get the bats going at the right times, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 5-0 non-conference road decision at Evansville University on Wednesday night at Braun Park in Evansville.
Sometimes one play can make all the difference and it did Tuesday night at Lipscomb baseball dropped a tough 4-3 non-conference decision to UT Martin at Skyhawk Park in Martin, Tenn.
Fresh on the heels of a three-game sweep of Atlantic Sun Conference foe Mercer, the Lipscomb baseball team is set to step back out of conference action for a pair of midweek road games at UT Martin on Tuesday night followed by a Wednesday night tilt at Evansville.
On the heels of hitting .538 on the week with two doubles, a triple and a pair of home runs, Lipscomb senior second baseman Zak Messer has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week as announced on Monday.
It was a history making day for the Lipscomb baseball team on Sunday afternoon as the Bison used a two-run blast from senior second baseman Zak Messer to earn a series sweep of Atlantic Sun foe Mercer with a 7-4 win at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Cranking out 16 hits including home runs by Zak Messer and Aaron Sandoval, the Lipscomb baseball team downed Mercer 11-3 on Saturday afternoon.
Determined to not let a fast start by Mercer or a lengthy rain delay ruin the night, the Lipscomb baseball team downed the Bears 7-2 in Atlantic Sun Conference action on Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
The Lipscomb baseball team continues home action this weekend welcoming Atlantic Sun Conference foe Mercer for the first league series in the “Music City” in 2012 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh stadium.
Despite a ninth-inning rally that saw four runs cross the plate, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a12-7 non-conference decision to Austin Peay on Tuesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
After a three-game set at USC Upstate to open Atlantic Sun Conference play, the Lipscomb baseball team returns home on Tuesday night hosting Austin Peay in a non-conference tilt at 6 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Never able to get the offense on track, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 7-0 Atlantic Sun Conference decision to homestanding USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon at Harley Park in Spartanburg.
Unable to get a number of hard-hit balls to find green grass, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 2-1 Atlantic Sun Conference contest to homestanding USC Upstate on Saturday afternoon at Harley Park in Spartanburg.
Walking in five runs, the Lipscomb baseball team allowed homestanding USC Upstate to rally from a 9-2 deficit to win 10-9 in 11 innings in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both teams on Friday night at Harley Baseball Park in Spartanburg.
The Lipscomb baseball team heads to Spartanburg, S.C., this weekend to open Atlantic Sun Conference play against USC Upstate beginning on Friday night at 5 p.m.
Punching across 11 runs in the first three innings of play, the Lipscomb baseball team finished off a three-game sweep of visiting Siena with a 13-5 victory on Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Pounding out double-digit hits in each contest, the Lipscomb baseball team swept both ends of a Saturday afternoon doubleheader against Siena taking the opener 11-1 before a 17-6 win in the nightcap at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
The Lipscomb baseball team continues home action this weekend taking on Siena in a non-conference, three-game series on Saturday and Sunday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Despite getting an early lead, the Lipscomb baseball team watched a ninth-inning solo home run sail over the left field fence giving San Diego a 3-2 comeback win on Tuesday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Unable to overcome allowing a six-run top of the first, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 13-9 decision to San Diego on Thursday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
The 2012 Atlantic Sun baseball and softball championships will be live streamed by ESPN3, the conference office announced Tuesday.
The Bison are set to host San Diego on Tuesday at 2 p.m. and Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the first-ever meeting between the two teams. Tuesday's contest features "Military Appreciation Day" with all current and retired veterans receiving free admission along with one guest.
Despite twice taking the lead in the contest, the Lipscomb baseball team could not hold on against homestanding Mississippi State falling 16 to 6 on Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field at Polk Dement Stadium.
Giving up five runs in the final two innings of play, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a heartbreaking 6-5 decision to Connecticut on Sunday at Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium in Starkville.
Despite a hearty, ninth-inning comeback attempt that was one hit short of tying the game, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 6-4 decision to homestanding Mississippi State at Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium on Saturday in Starkville.
Unable to convert key scoring opportunities, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 4-2 decision to Connecticut on Friday morning at Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium in Starkville.
The first weekend road trip of 2012 awaits the Lipscomb baseball team as the Bison travel to Starkville, Miss. to take on Mississippi State and Connecticut in round-robin play at Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium.
Due to the "Scholarship for Heroes" concert featuring Charlie Daniels, Gary Sinise, Darryl Worley, Chris Young and the Grascals hosted at Allen Arena, the Lipscomb baseball game against San Diego on Tuesday has been moved to a 2 p.m. first pitch at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh stadium.
Stranding a dozen runners, the Lipscomb baseball team missed opportune scoring chances falling 9-8 to homestanding Tennessee Tech on Tuesday afternoon at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
The Lipscomb baseball team is set to make its first road trip of 2012 on Tuesday heading across state to take on Tennessee Tech at 3 p.m. in Cookeville.
Managing only four hits on the afternoon, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 4-0 rubber game decision to visiting Kent State on Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Entering the game with only three errors through five contests, the Lipscomb baseball team committed a school-record seven errors leading to a 16-3 loss to Kent State on Saturday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh stadium in Nashville.
Behind an eighth-inning double from senior first baseman Zak Messer that plated junior centerfielder Zack Lowery, the Lipscomb baseball team downed Kent State 2-1 on Friday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
The Lipscomb baseball team welcomes an unfamiliar foe to “Music City USA” this weekend as Kent State comes to Nashville for a three-game set at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in only the third time the teams have ever met.
Behind record-setting pitching and timely hitting, the Lipscomb baseball team swept a doubleheader from Middle Tennessee 3-2 and 3-1 on Tuesday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville.
Following Sunday's cancellation of the final game of the “Mule Mix Classic” with Kansas, the Lipscomb baseball team will now play a doubleheader against Middle Tennessee State on Tuesday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Nashville with a new 3 p.m. first pitch.
Sunday afternoon’s scheduled "Mule Mix Classic" baseball contest between Lipscomb and Kansas has been canceled due to inclement weather and the game will not be made up.
Despite a fast start out of the gate, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a 4-3 non-conference tilt to visiting Evansville in the “Mule Mix Classic” at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Behind good hitting, solid pitching and great defense, the Lipscomb baseball team got the 2012 season started off on the right foot with an 8-4 win over Saint Louis on the first day of the inaugural “Mule Mix Classic” on Friday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh stadium in Nashville.
The Lipscomb baseball team kicks off the 2012 slate this weekend hosting three games of the inaugural “Mule Mix Classic”. The Bison lift the lid on on Friday at 4 p.m. against Saint Louis before a Noon tilt against Evansville on Saturday and a 1 p.m. contest against Kansas on Sunday.
Not only did the Lipscomb baseball team work hard on the diamond this past fall, the Bison also put their noses to the grindstone in the classroom putting combining for a 3.18 grade point average, the highest mark in school history.
Former Lipscomb standout and current Colorado Rockies pitcher Rex Brothers returned home to Shelbyville last weekend for a "Evening with Rex".
Featuring over 40 contests this spring, Atlantic Sun TV and Lipscomb University have partnered together to bring Bison baseball and Lady Bison softball fans coverage of the 2012 season.
Left-handed relief pitcher Rex Brothers was named the rookie of the year for the Colorado Rockies by the Denver chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
LipscombSports.com had the chance to sit down with Lipscomb head coach Jeff Forehand this week and get his thoughts on a number or topics. Beginning today, we feature a pair of topics: “On being picked ninth in the Atlantic Sun preseason poll” and “What fans can expect to see different in 2012”.
Anxious to get the 2012 season underway after a fall semester of conditioning, drills and scrimmages, the Lipscomb baseball team hits Dugan Field on Friday afternoon for the first spring practice of the year.
With the start of the 2012 baseball season less than a month away, Lipscomb senior outfielder M.L. Williams has been named to the College Sports Madness 2012 Atlantic Sun Preseason All-Conference First Team.
Former Lipscomb southpaw Alex Ross was recently baptized following a rough landing that opened his eyes.
The Lipscomb baseball team took time out of preparing for exams this week for a pair of service projects. The Bisons hosted their annual Christmas party for Front Porch Ministry on Monday night and made a visit to the Longview Mansion on Thursday morning.
Jamie Pride played third base for the Bisons baseball team and was part of the “Miracle Bisons” team that fought its way out of the loser’s bracket and finished as runner-up in the NAIA World Series. He has joined former teammate Buddy Harston as an assistant coach for Lipscomb’s golf teams.
Former Bisons hurler and current Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rex Brothers was the featured guest at this month's Jim Wood luncheon, held last Thursday. Brothers discussed his first season in the big leagues, getting called up and what he learned in his first season.
Lipscomb University has signed three pitchers and one infielder to national letters of intent Bisons head baseball coach Jeff Forehand announced on Thursday. INF Austin Sistrunk and Pitchers Dalton Keck, Christian Miller and Dalton Norman will join the Bisons for 2013.
Farrell Gean was inducted into the Lipscomb athletics Hall of Fame on Nov. 5. Farrell attended Lipscomb from 1968-72 where he achieved the rare accomplishment of lettering four years in both basketball and baseball.
Former Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith added to his success this season as the selection by fans as the top starting pitcher on the Class A level for 2011.
VIDEO: The Lipscomb baseball and volleyball teams hosted their annual "Trunk or Treat" for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization. Along with candy, games and pizza, the baseball team competed in a best skit competition.
The Lipscomb baseball team is set to wrap up Fall practice this week with the annual “World Series” intrasquad scrimmages on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – 33 home games including the first eight of the season at Dugan Field highlight the 2012 Lipscomb baseball schedule announced this week by head baseball coach Jeff Forehand.
With a lot of new faces for 2012, Lipscomb head coach Jeff Forehand wanted to get some situation work in this fall.
Lipscomb Director of Athletics Philip Hutcheson announced Wednesday that Jim Allen, Beth Willis Dolente, John Friend and Farrell Gean will be inducted as the latest members of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Nov. 5 on the Lipscomb University campus.
Nearly 20 years ago the Lipscomb family lost a dear member when All-American pitcher Scott Shannon lost his brief battle with cancer following his senior season with the Bisons. On Nov. 5, the Lipscomb Athletics Department is set to host a reception and memorial celebration to honor Shannon’s life.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Thursday afternoon's scheduled baseball contest between Lipscomb and Trevecca has been postponed until Monday, Oct. 17 because of the high probability of rain. Monday's tilt is still slated for a 5 p.m. first pitch at Dugan Field.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – After an impressive 2011 season with Class-A Dayton, former Lipscomb baseball standout Josh Smith has been nominated for a MiLBY (Minor League Baseball Yearly) award for "Class A Best Starter".
Rex Brothers stood a few feet from where the journey started and reflected. A year ago, he was preparing for the Arizona Fall League, the big leagues just a dream. As the Rockies’ season culminated in San Francisco, Brothers stood out as one of the few players not to disappoint or regress.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With fall practice rolling along for the baseball team, Lipscomb head coach Jeff Forehand announces that the Bisons will host a rare fall contest next week as Trevecca Nazarene will come to Ken Dugan field for a full nine-inning contest on Oct. 13 at 5 p.m.
It’s not possible to film a movie, television series or commercial every day, but what drives Casey Bond as he continues to establish himself in the entertainment industry in Hollywood are relationships.
Former Bisons outfielder Casey Bond ('08) landed a role as pitcher Chad Bradford in Moneyball which is being released nationwide Friday. The critically-acclaimed film stars Brad Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Jonah Hill.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The sounds of mitts popping and bats cracking echoed through Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday afternoon as the Lipscomb baseball squad began their fall camp in preparation for the 2012 campaign.
The first thing you notice about Rex Brothers is his fastball. It zips toward the plate, then explodes into the glove like it’s been electrocuted. The Rockies’ reliever raced through the minor leagues because of his heater.
Nestled in the shadows of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya in northwestern Kenya sit the villages of Bomet and Kaspowar where a pair of Christian hospitals provide much-needed medical care to the Kenyan nation.
With the start of the 2011-12 school year later this month, Lipscomb baseball head coach Jeff Forehand announces 14 newcomers including eight Tennessee natives for the 2012 season.
Bowie Baysox catcher and Lipscomb University product Caleb Joseph is the top catching prospect in the Baltimore Orioles minor league system. Joseph was recently selected as an Eastern League (AA) All-Star.
PHOENIX -- Rex Brothers is becoming a front-and-center performer. In relief pitching, that means he's working his way into the back of the bullpen.
Baseball is packed with stories of high draft picks who never make it and lower-round selections who become stars. It seems pitcher Josh Smith, two years removed from the Lipscomb University campus, might be on his way to the latter category.
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team is set to host its sixth-annual "Lipscomb Baseball Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament and Home Run Derby" at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.
With the summer wood bat league's All-Star games in full swing, a pair of Lipscomb baseball standouts has been named to their league's respective All-Star squads.
The Bisons baseball team struggled offensively last season and after losing top hitter, Richie Goodenow, Coach Jeff Forehand knew he would have to make a splash on the recruiting trail to shore up his team's lineup.
A year ago, Richie Goodenow was the unexpected hero as he tossed a two-hit gem to keep Vandy's season alive in an NCAA Regional. He doesn't have any regrets when looking back at his decision to transfer and play his senior season at LU.
Former Bisons pitcher Josh Smith (2006-2010) has been selected to play in the 2011 Midwest League All-Star Game in Davenport, Iowa on June 21. Smith plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Cincinnati Reds farm system.
The thoughts racing through Rex Brothers' mind explained why. There he was Monday night standing in the visiting bullpen at Petco Park in San Diego just two years after the Rockies drafted him out of Lipscomb. By all accounts pterodactyls should have been fluttering in his stomach.
Former Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers was promoted to the big leagues Saturday morning and will serve as a left-handed reliever in the Colorado Rockies bullpen.
In the second edition of "Bisons in the Pros", LipscombSports.com highlights the season Josh Smith is having as a professional. The hard-throwing right-hander currently leads the Midwest League in strikeouts with 67 and ranks among the top-10 in ERA with a mark of 1.99.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post made a strong case for why former Bison standout Rex Brothers should get the call to the Majors from the Colorado Rockies.
The Atlantic Sun announced the 2011 baseball postseason awards on Tuesday and Lipscomb's M.L. Williams earned second-team all-conference honors as an outfielder. Williams hit .354 and led the Bisons with 84 hits. The junior outfielder led Lipscomb with 17 doubles, 24 stolen bases, and 48 runs scored.
The Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship begins Wednesday from Lipscomb University's Dugan Field with a field of six schools all ranked inside the RPI top 90.
The Lipscomb baseball team closed the book on the 2011 season Saturday, falling 4-2 to Florida Gulf Coast at Swanson Stadium in Ft. Myers. FGCU won all three games of the series. The Bisons finish the season 19-36 overall and 10-20 in the A-Sun.
Andrew Valencia's pinch-hit walk-off double capped a four-run ninth inning comeback as Florida Gulf Coast rallied from three runs down in the final inning to knock-off Lipscomb, 5-4 at Swanson Stadium on Friday. The Bisons led 4-1 heading into the bottom of the ninth.
Florida Gulf Coast outscored the Bisons six runs to one over the final five innings to earn a 9-5 victory over Lipscomb at Swanson Stadium on Thursday night in Ft. Myers. Game two of the three-game series will be tomorrow at 3 p.m. Central.
Tickets for the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship are on sale now. The tournament runs May 25-28 at Lipscomb's Ken Dugan Field. As many as three of the six teams participating could receive bids to the NCAA tournament.
After getting out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, the Bisons stranded 11 runners on base over the next eight innings as they fell to Austin Peay, 6-5 in the final non-conference game of the season at Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday.
As we approach the dog days of summer, three former Lipscomb baseball players are having outstanding seasons at the professional level and Rex Brothers is one of them. A first-round selection (34th overall) in the 2009 Major League draft, Brothers is inching closer to the big leagues each day.
The Bisons used a 14-hit balanced attack and got excellent performances from Chris Nunn and Chad Fromm to knock-off 14th-ranked Stetson, 9-3 in the series finale at Ken Dugan Field on Sunday. It marked the first win over a top-15 team since defeating No. 8 Georgia on May 30, 2008.
Stetson scored two runs in the top of the ninth to break a 4-4 game as the Hatters edged Lipscomb 6-4 on Senior Day at Ken Dugan Field Saturday. The Bisons and Hatters will close out the series tomorrow at Noon.
Fourteenth-ranked Stetson defeated Lipscomb 9-5 in game one of the three-game series at Ken Dugan Field on Saturday. The game was a continuation of Friday night's rain shortened contest.
The Lipscomb baseball game versus No. 14 Stetson Friday has been suspended due to heavy rains in the Nashville area. The game was suspended in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Hatters leading 5-3. The game will resume tomorrow at 2 p.m., with the second game to follow.
The Lipscomb baseball team concludes its home conference slate this weekend as they host No. 14 Stetson for three games at Ken Dugan Field. Friday's game will be at 6 p.m. while Saturday and Sunday will be afternoon contests.
The Lipscomb baseball team fell to Tennessee Tech, 12-9 in non-conference action Tuesday night at Bush Stadium in Cookeville. The Bisons jumped out to an early 5-0 lead before the Golden Eagles staged a comeback.
Lipscomb used a 17-hit offensive attack to make up for its uncharacteristic poor defensive play as the Bisons defeated Campbell 12-7 at Ken Dugan Field Sunday. The win gave the Bisons its first series sweep of the season.
Trailing 5-0 after four innings, the Lipscomb baseball team scored eight unanswered runs to outlast Campbell, 8-5 at Ken Dugan Field on Saturday evening. The Bisons, winners of the first two games, will look to break out the brooms at Noon on Sunday.
Tennyson Dodd's bases loaded hit-by-pitch in the bottom of the tenth inning gave the Lipscomb Bisons a 4-3 win over Campbell at Ken Dugan Field on Friday. Game two of the three-game series with the Camels will start at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
The National Bison Club will welcome back the members of the 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960 Bison Baseball teams to the Lipscomb campus on Saturday, May 14.
The Lipscomb baseball team returns to A-Sun Conference action this weekend as they host Campbell in a three-game series at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Friday and Saturday's games will start at 6 p.m., while Sunday's game is at Noon..
Lipscomb welcomed the 1971 “Miracle Bisons” baseball team to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium last weekend for a 40th year reunion of one of the most historical moments in Bison Baseball history.
Belmont defeated Lipscomb 4-3 in a Sunday afternoon rubber game at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. The Bruins took two of the three games to win the series. Lipscomb will host Campbell next weekend, May 6-8.
Josh Smith isn't concerned about whether he gets promoted soon from Class A. The rest of the Midwest League might be. Smith struck out a career-high 12 batters Friday night as the Dayton Dragons blanked the Fort Wayne TinCaps, 4-0.
The Belmont Bruins defeated the Lipscomb Bisons 9-2 Saturday evening in game two of a three-game series in front of a season-high 843 fans at Ken Dugan Field. Game three is Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field.
Lee Wilson's two-run, walk-off double capped a three-run ninth inning as the Bisons rallied to edge Belmont, 9-8 in exciting fashion in game one of the storied “Battle of the Boulevard” at Ken Dugan Field Friday.
The Bisons are shifting their attention towards an important rivalry weekend as they look to take on Belmont in a three-game series this weekend at Ken Dugan Field. Friday and Saturday's games are at 6 p.m. and Sunday's first pitch is at 1 p.m.
Trey Hartman played baseball for Lipscomb University, and was able to be a part of Coach Dugan's 800th win. He now spends his time at his pharmacy, along with raising his three daughters with his wife Beth.
Tuesday's baseball game against UT Martin was canceled due to rain covering Middle Tennessee. The game will not be rescheduled. Lipscomb hosts Belmont at Dugan Field Friday at 6 p.m. in game one of a three-game series.
The Lipscomb baseball team is teaming up with “Operation Line Drive” to help collect baseball and softball equipment for Nashville RBI during the Belmont series on April 29-May 1.
Mercer hit three home runs and capitalized on four Lipscomb errors as the Bisons dropped the series finale 12-2 at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga., Saturday. The Bisons will host UT-Martin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Dugan Field.
A three-run sixth inning by Mercer broke open a 2-2 game as the Bears held-off LU, 6-4 in the second game of a three-game series at Claude Smith Field Friday. The Bisons outhit the Bears 14-8, but went 2-for-16 (.125) with runners in scoring position.
The Mercer Bears nailed three home runs as they defeated the Lipscomb Bisons 10-2 Thursday evening at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga. Game two is Friday at 6 p.m. central time.
The Bisons will need to have a short memory in order to bounce back from last night's 16-15 loss at Austin Peay. They will head south to take on the Mercer Bears Thursday to kick off a three-game series.
The Lipscomb Bisons had their best offensive game of the season, but their pitching and defense couldn't deliver as the Austin Peay Governors won 16-15 in a four-hour marathon game at Raymond C. Hand Park in Clarksville, Tenn.
In what some tabbed as the most important game of the season, the Bisons broke out the bats Sunday, using a 16-hit effort to pull out a 10-7 win over USC Upstate in the rubber-game to clinch the series at Ken Dugan Field.
The Bisons defeated USC Upstate 5-4 in the first game of the double-header before dropping the nightcap 4-3. The Bisons and Spartans will wrap up the three-game series tomorrow at Noon from Ken Dugan Field.
Lipscomb will host USC Upstate this weekend in a three-game series that will kick off Saturday with a double-header beginning at noon. Due to forecasted storms, the game originally scheduled for Friday has been moved to Sunday at Noon.
Due to expected thunderstorms, Friday's baseball game that was originally scheduled for 6 p.m. against USC Upstate, has been moved to Noon on Sunday. The Bisons will open up the series against the Spartans with a double-header starting at Noon on Saturday.
The Lipscomb Bisons dropped a 7-4 decision at UT Martin Wednesday night at Skyhawk Field in Martin, Tenn. It was the seventh loss for the Bisons in their last eight outings.
The Lipscomb baseball team looks to win its second straight game as they face UT-Martin in non-conference action Wednesday at 6 p.m. CT.Fans can listen online at Lipscombsports.com.
M.L. Williams' third-inning towering grand-slam broke open a 5-1 game as the Bisons cruised to 13-3 victory over Alabama A&M at Ken Dugan Field Tuesday. The game was called with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The Bisons are looking to drown the memory of last weekend's disappointing series with ETSU by getting back on the diamond for a couple of mid-week games this week. Lipscomb will host Alabama A&M at 6 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday.
The Lipscomb baseball team outhit East Tennessee State on Sunday but a couple of defensive miscues by the Bisons led to a six-run, sixth-inning for ETSU as the Bucs defeated the Bisons 8-3 in the series finale at Cardinal Park.
The Lipscomb Bisons dropped a rain-shortened contest to the ETSU Bucs 6-2 Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. The game was called in the bottom of the seventh after a four-hour delay.
Logan Hostettler reached base four times and scattered three hits for the Bisons in a 2-1 loss at ETSU Friday evening. The Buc's John Long controlled the Bisons from the pitching rubber limiting Lipscomb to five hits over eight innings.
Lipscomb baseball announced game time changes for its home series with USC Upstate on April 15 and 16. Friday's game will start at 3 p.m. and Saturday's doubleheader will start at noon.
The Lipscomb baseball team heads to Johnson City, Tenn., this weekend to face the ETSU Bucs (16-9, 8-5 A-Sun) at Cardinal Park. The Bisons (11-18, 3-6 A-Sun) have lost their last three outings after having led each contest.
For the third straight game the Lipscomb Bisons jumped out to an early lead before falling in the late innings as Tennessee Tech edged the Bisons, 6-5 at Ken Dugan Field on Tuesday.
The Lipscomb Bisons will send Ben Johnson to the mound for his second start of the season Tuesday night when Tennessee Tech visits. Game time is at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons let a 5-1 lead slip away as North Florida scored six runs in the eighth inning to win 7-5 Sunday afternoon in an Atlantic Sun series at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
The Lipscomb Bisons made six errors in a 6-4 loss to North Florida Saturday afternoon to even the Atlantic Sun series at 1-1. The Bisons will attempt to win their second A-Sun series in a row Sunday afternoon at 1 at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
Josh Chism slammed a two-run homer and added an RBI-double as the Bisons extended their win streak to four games with a 4-2 A-Sun win over North Florida Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
Saturday's baseball game against North Florida in game two of the weekend series has been moved to 4 p.m. The game was originally set for 2 p.m.
Left-hander Blake Fonfara will be making his first start of the season Friday night when he faces North Florida as part of a shake-up in the rotation. Richie Goodenow has returned to the bullpen, but could start Sunday.
College baseball pitchers transition from reliever to starter all the time. It's a bit more unusual to see one pick up a bat and lead his team with a .348 average as the designated hitter slotted third in the order.
The Lipscomb Bisons had only three hits against Middle Tennessee State, but two of them were in the first inning, including a two-RBI single by Josh Chism. Those two runs were all the Bisons needed Tuesday night in a 2-1 win.
The Bisons, sparked by a combined nine RBI by Josh Chism and Bennett Smith, overcame Jacksonville's 6-0 lead for an 11-8 win Sunday afternoon. The Bisons won the series 2-1.
Saturday afternoon, at John Sessions Stadium, at Jacksonville University the Bisons beat the Dolphins 7-5 for their first Atlantic Sun win of the season. The Bisons, who also ended an eight-game losing streak, are 8-15 overall, 1-4 in the A-Sun.
The Lipscomb baseball team scored five runs in the eighth-inning but it wasn't enough as they fell behind 10-0 before losing 10-5 to Jacksonville at Session Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.
Left-hander Richie Goodenow moved to Lipscomb this season to be a starting pitcher after spending most of his career as a reliever for Vanderbilt. As he makes his sixth start of the season Friday night at Jacksonville he is still searching for his first win.
Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand thinks his Bisons are making progress as they head into this weekend's A-Sun series at Jacksonville after falling 7-3 to Tennessee Wednesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
Weather permitting the Lipscomb Bisons will host the Tennessee Vols tonight at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. The Bisons are 7-13 overall. The Vols are 16-4.
The Lipscomb Bisons closed out their first Atlantic Sun series of the season with a 6-2 loss Sunday afternoon to Kennesaw St. at Stillwell Stadium. Kennesaw State, 14-8, 7-2 in the conference, swept the three-game series.
The Bisons outhit Kennesaw State, made great plays and had solid pitching from starter Connor Sinclair but still lost 2-0 Saturday afternoon. The series ends Sunday at noon.
The Bisons never gave up, but fell short in an 11-7 loss at Kennesaw State Friday night in the first A-Sun game of the season.The series will continue through Sunday.
The Lipscomb Bisons play their first Atlantic Sun Conference series of the season when they head to Georgia to face Kennesaw State in a three-game series Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand made a special effort to bring Mississippi State to Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium Wednesday night. But he didn't expect his Bisons to lose 14-4.
Both the Bisons and Mississippi State will be looking for a mid-week conifdence boost so there is no doubt that both teams will be highly-motivated when they face each other Wednesday night at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
When showing the Lipscomb Bisons what they are doing wrong or right at the plate the coaching staff goes to the videotape. Players are respoinding positively to the sessions as they break down how pitchers approach them.
The Bisons lost 5-1 Sunday afternoon to the Ole Miss Rebels at Oxford-University Park. Ole Miss swept the series 3-0. Each team had eight hits in the game.
The Bisons were shut down for the second straight game in their three-game series with the Ole Miss Rebels. Saturday afternoon at University Stadium in Oxford the Bisons fell 3-0 to Ole Miss. All three runs were scored in the seventh inning.
Ole Miss, the first of three Southeastern Conference opponents the Bisons will face in March, prevailed 8-0 Friday night at University Stadium in Oxford, Miss.
Richie Goodenow will be wearing a uniform with a different name on it when he plays a three-game series at Ole Miss starting Friday. He has embraced his Lipscomb teammates and has contributed on the mound and at the plate.
The Bisons jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first two innings and continued to stretch their lead with 18 hits Wednesday night in a 12-2 win over Morehead State at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
Farrell Gean played both baseball and basketball for Lipscomb from 1968-72. He is the last male athlete at Lipscomb to play two sports for four seasons. He was a part of the 1971 "Miracle' Bisons. He is in his 30th year as a professor of accounting at Pepperdine.
A chilly, overcast Sunday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium was definitely not the day for the Lipscomb Bisons who lost 10-3 and 10-6 as Purdue swept the doubleheader and the three-game series with the Bisons.
Six errors, including four in a five-run fourth inning, sealed the Lipscomb Bisons fate in a 10-3 loss in the opening game of a doubleheader Sunday afternoon with Purdue.
Due to rain in the Nashville area, schedule changes have been announced for baseball, softball, and tennis. Baseball will play a doubleheader against Purdue Sunday at noon while softball will play a single game at 2:30 p.m.
Cameron Perkins' two-out RBI-single broke up a scoreless game in the eighth inning and that was all Purdue needed as the Boilermakers slipped past Lipscomb, 1-0 in a pitcher's duel at Ken Dugan Field Friday.
Due to a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms set to blanket the Middle Tennessee area late Friday evening, the Lipscomb baseball game against Purdue will start at 3 p.m., Friday instead of the original 4 p.m. start time.
While most college coaches would be happy with a durable starter and a reliable back-up Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand has four catchers on his roster and all have started at least one game. He might use at least three of them this weekend against Purdue.
Lipscomb Athletics has announced its promotional schedule for the 2011 baseball season. This season's promotions include Faith Nights, Alumni Night, Little League Night, Family Day, Fan Appreciation Day, Military Appreciation Night and Throwback Tuesdays.
Ray Dickerson played both basketball and baseball while at Lipscomb University, with a little track on the side. He lives with his wife, Sandy, just down the street from his alma mater, and spends his time taking care of his 6-year-old grandson. He took a moment to talk with lipscombsports.com about his time at Lipscomb.
Richie Goodenow's eighth-inning, three-run home run capped an exciting comeback win for Lipscomb Tuesday, snapping a nine-game losing streak at Reese Smith Jr. Field by defeating Middle Tennessee State, 5-3.
Lipscomb assistant coach Chris Collins has been working with Ricky Coleman on his hitting with the primary emphasis being on the mental aspects. So far the hard work is showing results as the Bisons prepare to play MTSU Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Sunday the Bisons were about as perfect as the weather at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium in a 7-3 win over Marshall. The Bisons, 5-3, won the three-game series 2-1.
The scouting report on Lipscomb's Connor Sinclair is he is not a strikeout pitcher, but his 11 strikeouts against Marshall in a 3-1 win Saturday present a different image.
The Bisons started out slow and failed to capitalize when given opportunities to produce more runs in a 3-2 loss to Marshall Friday night. The series continues Saturday at 2 and Sunday at 1.
While there may still be some tweaking and additions as the Atlantic Sun Conference portion of the schedule gets closer the Bisons appear to have three of their starting pitchers slotted.
The Lipscomb Bisons gave up three runs to Western Kentucky in the final two innings for a 6-3 loss Wednesday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons will put a three-game winning streak on the line Wednesday at 3 p.m. when Western Kentucky visits Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Western Kentucky has won its last three games after sweeping Bowling Green St.
Left-hander Ben Johnson quickly shook off the rust from a red-shirt year to win his first game as a Lipscomb starter in a 9-5 win Sunday over Bradley at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Logan Hostettler, above, hit a home run.
The Lipscomb Bisons rallied in the bottom of the 13th for a 4-3 win over Bradley and then romped 18-2 over Dayton Saturday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons opened up the 2011 baseball season with an 8-3 loss to the Dayton Flyers at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium Friday night.
The Lipscomb Bisons will send Richie Goodenow to the mound Friday at 3 p.m. for the 2011 regular season opener against Dayton at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Charles Caudill is the head of the World Christian Broadcasting Corporation, which serves three different languages and is continuously expanding. He took some time with lipscombsports.com t talk about his time playing baseball at Lipscomb.
Despite the snow baseball season is just around the corner for the Lipscomb Bisons. One area where they have shown consistency in the preseason is in the polls with most voters, including Atlantic Sun Conference coaches, picking them ninth.
With the temperature heading into the balmy high 40s to low 50s this weekend Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand is ready to see what his team can do outdoors.
Richie Estep played baseball for the Lipscomb Bisons and now uses the influence of his former coaches today. He is now busy working, and raising his two young children with his wife Collette, and took a few minutes to talk about his time at Lipscomb University with lipscombsports.com.
Marshall Shumate, a member of the 1977 Lipscomb National Championship baseball team, has been adjusting to the demands of a new job and spending time with his family. He managed to find some time to answer some questions for lipscombsports.com as this week's “Where Are They Now”? feature.
Casey Bond only played one season for the Lipscomb baseball team. The centerfielder transferred for his senior year in 2007 from Birmingham Southern. He was drafted by San Francisco. Ironically, Bond may make a name for himself wearing an Oakland A's uniform as an actor in the movie "Moneyball".
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team shared the spirit of giving with seven families from the Front Porch Ministry and had the opportunity to bask in the glow of making the lives of those less fortunate a little better.
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team has signed seven players for the 2011-2012 school year. The new additions are expected to provide depth either in the infield or on the mound.
Former Lipscomb left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers continued to add to a resume that he hopes will one day earn him a spot in the Major Leagues when he was named to the Rising Stars Game roster in the Arizona Fall League.
It has been a competitive fall for Lipscomb's pitchers, but the final starting rotation won't be decided until spring practice begins.
The Bisons baseball team ended regular fall workouts with a three-game series that left coach Jeff Forehand happy about his pitching depth, a little concerned about his defensive placements and feeling O.K. with his offense.
Members of the Lady Bisons soccer team and Bison baseball team joined LU Bison and the cheer squad at a recent visit to the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital on November 19.
The Nashville Predators hockey team got together at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium and a softball game broke out Monday afternoon.
The 2011 baseball schedule features three Southeastern Conference teams, four from the Ohio Valley Conference, two from the Sunbelt and one each from the Big 10, Missouri Valley, Conference USA and the Atlantic 10.
The won-loss record for a baseball team in the spring is often influenced by questions that were answered during fall drills. The Bisons are working on pitching and filling in three holes in the infield and one in the outfield.
There have been many requests for a â€œwhere are they nowâ€ feature with former Lipscomb pitcher Bo McLaughlin. Lipscombsports.com caught up with him at Greer Stadium where he was working with the Colorado Rockies' top level minor league pitchers.
Former Lipscomb catcher Caleb Joseph, playing for the Class AA Bowie Baysox, will face his brother Corban, a member of the Trenton Thunder, for the first time in professional baseball. Both are playing in the Eastern League.
Josh Smith made his debut for the Dayton Dragons in the Midwest League Friday night. He threw 2.1 innings in a 2-1 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts. He allowed two hits, walked two and struck out three.
Former Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith has been promoted to the Dayton Dragons of the Class A Midwest League by the Cincinnati Reds. Smith opened the season with the Billings Mustangs in the rookie Pioneer League.
Jeff Forehand says the Wilson brothers are the exception. “I just feel that they both are a story that a walk-on dreams about,” Forehand said. “They're the exception to the rule...they definitely have a storybook ending.”
Lipscomb's Chad Fromm is not only getting some additional pitching experience this summer in the Alaska Baseball League but he is also experiencing a taste of life in the state including dealiing with almost endless sunshine.
Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand has named Andrew Nickerson as a graduate assistant for the 2010-2011 school year. Nickerson, from Brentwood, Tenn., will work on his Masters of Business Administration degree. He was this year's recipient of the Ken Dugan Award.
Lipscomb has players in summer leagues as far away as Alaska and close as the state of Kentucky. Chad Fromm is playing in the Alaska Baseball League and Ben Johnson and Brett Teschner are playing in the Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League.
Former Lipscomb Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers has been promoted to Class AA by the parent Colorado Rockies. Brothers has joined the Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League after opening the season with the Modesto Nuts in the Class A California League.
The Bisons may have ended the baseball season in May, but several players remain active this summer in wood bat leagues around the country.
Lipscomb Bisons' baseball coach Jeff Forehand has announced that left-handed pitcher Richie Goodenow will transfer from Vanderbilt. Goodenow will enroll in graduate school at Lipscomb for his final year of eligibility.
The Bisons set nine offensive program records in the NCAA era this season, a feat that coach Jeff Forehand thinks his team can duplicate next season. He just wants his pitching and defense to be more effective in 2011.
Lipscomb right-handed pitcher Josh Smith was drafted in the 21st round by the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday afternoon in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
Lipscomb right-handed pitcher Josh Smith was drafted in the 21st round by the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday afternoon in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
Lipscomb senior pitcher Josh Smith and freshman right fielder Lee Wilson have both earned Atlantic Sun Conference honors. Smith was named to the All-Conference First Team as a starting pitcher. Wilson was named to the All-Freshman Team.
Tyler Wilson is the new single season stolen base record holder for the Lipscomb Bisons after stealing his 39th to tie the mark Friday afternoon at Campbell and then adding the record-breaking 40th. Ted Jamison stole 39 in 1971.
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team fell 5-4 in 10 innings at Campbell University Thursday. The Bisons end both the series and the season Friday at noon with a doubleheader against the Camels in Buies Creek, N.C.
Bobby Hamilton, named to the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame in 2002, is considered one of the greatest players to ever play in the Lipscomb baseball program. Named team MVP in 1977, he led the Bisons to the NAIA national championship in 1975, and again in 1978.
The Bisons needed more than nine innings to settle a bout with Austin Peay in the final home regular season game at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. But in the end it was the Governors who came out on top with an 8-7 win in 10 innings.
The Bisons baseball team split a doubleheader with Mercer that spanned 10 hours, 59 minutes over two days at Dugan Field Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. The Bisons lost game one 7-4 before coming from behind to win game two 6-5.
At 7:03 p.m. Davey Hackett threw a strike to resume the baseball game between the Bisons and Mercer Bears that was placed in a rain delay at 1:54 p.m. A decision on whether to play a 2nd game will be made after the completion of game one.
The Mercer Bears defeated the Lipscomb Bisons 13-6 Thursday evening at Dugan Field. Prior to the game, senior second baseman Andrew Nickerson was awarded the Ken Dugan Award. Lipscomb and Mercer play a doubleheader Friday at 1 p.m.
The Lipscomb Bisons defeated Kentucky 10-8 Wednesday evening in Lexington, Ky., for their seventh consecutive victory over the Wildcats. Senior Ryan Wilkins hit two home runs and drove in five runs.
Bisons baseball signee Chris Orphanos threw a five-inning perfect game Monday afternoon to lead Riverdale High School to a 10-0 win over La Vergne in the District 7-AAA tournament. Orphanos struck out eight of the 15 batters he faced.
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team exploded for 30 runs and 34 hits in a split of a doubleheader at North Florida Saturday afternoon. The Bisons lost the first game with North Florida 13-12 and won the second 18-8.
Lipscomb right-hander Josh Smith struck out 10 batters, but he also gave up nine hits and five runs as the Bisons lost 5-4 to North Florida Friday night in Jacksonville. T.J. Hoelzer drove in two runs and also led the Bisons with two hits.
With only nine Atlantic Sun games left on the regular season schedule the Lipscomb Bisons baseball team has to win as many as possible in order to earn a berth in the conference tournament.
Sunday's baseball game against Jacksonville has been rained out as torrential rains continue to fall on Nashville and flooding is prevalent. The game will not be rescheduled. The Bisons' next action is Friday at North Florida.
Over eight inches of rain has fallen in Nashville forcing game three between Lipscomb and Jacksonville to be moved to Sunday at noon at Ken Dugan Field. Senior Day activities will be held prior to the game.
Zach Messer hit three home runs, including a grand slam in game one, and drove in a combined seven runs, as the Lipscomb Bisons split an Atlantic Sun doubleheader with Jacksonville Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Due to the potential for rain in the Nashville area this weekend, Lipscomb and Jacksonville will play a doubleheader Friday at Dugan Field. First pitch is 4 p.m. Game three of the series will be played Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Stetson Hatters scored 11 runs in three innings off the Lipscomb bullpen to complete the series sweep of the Bisons 14-5 at Melching Field in DeLand, Fla., Sunday afternoon.
The Lipscomb Bisons offense struggled Saturday afternoon against the Stetson pitching staff in a 4-3 loss at Melching Field in DeLand, Fla.
The Bisons were unable to string together any timely hits until the final frame while the Stetson Hatters delivered when it counted as the Bisons fell 6-1 at Melching Field Friday evening in DeLand, Fla.
M.L. Williams has eight hits in his last four games and nine in his last six. He is batting .263 with eight doubles, one triple and one home run. He could be a No. 1 or No. 2 hitter, but Lipscomb Bisons coach Jeff Forehand likes him at No.9.
Coach Jeff Forehand got a win, but he also has found himself a dilemma - how to find more playing time for freshman infielder T.J. Hoelzer. He led all batters with four hits in four trips to the plate Wednesday night in a 7-4 win over UT-Martin.
Cory Hale slammed a double and a pair of home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning, to drive in a team season-high seven runs in a 13-10 loss to Vanderbilt Tuesday night at Dugan Field.
There will be more than a hint of nostalgia in the air Tuesday night at the Lipscomb Bisons and Vanderbilt Commodores will both wear older versions of their uniforms on “Turn Back the Clock” night at Ken Dugan Field at Tuesday evening at 6 p.m.
Down 7-0 the Lipscomb Bisons scored nine runs capped by a three-run homer by senior Ryan Wilkins in the 8th to take a 9-8 lead into the final frame. Florida Gulf Coast scored three runs in the 9th to win the game 11-9 and take the series win.
The Lipscomb Bisons had the bases loaded in the ninth inning with one out, but could not capitalize as they fell 10-9 to Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
It was billed as a pitching duel with Florida Gulf Coast pitcher Chris Sale and Lipscomb pitcher Josh Smith, two of the top pitchers in the A-Sun, but it turned into a hitting battle with the Bisons prevailing 10-8.
The Bisons play a crucial three-game series starting Friday at 6 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The highlight will be the first game pitching duel between Florida Gulf Coast pitcher Chris Sale and Lipscomb's Josh Smith.
Lipscomb jumped out to a 3-0 lead against the Tennessee Vols, but it was a short-lived advantage.The Vols put six runs on the board in the bottom of the second and did not trail the rest of the way in a 16-7 win over the Bisons Tuesday night in Knoxville.
Sophomore righty Davey Hackett pitched both his first shutout and first complete game of his career in a 6-0 win over Kennesaw St. in game one. But the Bisons lost game two 12-11 in 11 innings. The Bisons won the A-Sun series 2-1 at Dugan Field.
Friday night is all right for baseball for the Lipscomb Bisons when senior right-hander Josh Smith is on the mound. He won his sixth game at Ken Dugan Field, holding off Kennesaw State 4-3 in the start of a three-game A-Sun series.
When the Lipscomb Bisons host Kennesaw State for a three-game series this weekend the starting rotation will have a slightly different look for an A-Sun series. Josh Smith remains as the No. 1 starter, but Davey Hackett has moved into the No. 2 slot for the second week in a row. Chris Nunn will be given the chance to start game three for the second week.
A six-run eighth inning, sparked by a grand slam home run, gave Tennessee Tech a 12-8 win over the Lipscomb Bisons Wednesday night at Bush Stadium in Cookeville.
The Lipscomb Bisons were sparked in the ninth inning by a grand slam by Cory Hale but they fell one run short, 15-14, Tuesday night against Tennessee Tech. The two teams will have a rematch at 6 Wednesday night in Cookeville.
The Lipscomb Bisons are approaching the week on a positive note after their first series sweep of this season this past weekend over Illinois State. The Bisons play Tennessee Tech at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium Tuesday at 6. The two teams play again Wednesday in Cookeville.
The Bisons took both games on Saturday against the Illinois State Redbirds to earn their first series sweep of the season. Sophomore right-hander Davey Hackett threw seven strong innings as the Bisons took game one 8-1.
The Bisons shook off a three-game losing streak Friday night with a 5-3 decision over non-conference foe Illinois State. Lipscomb senior Josh Smith mirrored his performance from last Friday night with another 15 strikeout outing.
The Wilson brothers have formed a dynamic offensive duo for the Lipscomb Bisons. Tyler and his younger brother Lee lead the Bisons in hitting. Lee, a freshman right fielder, is batting .397 and is No.1. Tyler, a .senior center fielder, is second with a .333 average, as they head into this weekend's games with Illinois State.
Despite 20 runs from 22 hits, the Lipscomb Bisons couldn't pull off a win in Murfreesboro Wednesday night against MTSU falling 21-20 in 12 innings.
The Lipscomb Bisons don't know if they can stop MTSU's scoring, but they plan to slow the Raiders down when the two teams meet for the second time this season Wednesday night at 6 in Murfreesboro at Reese Smith Jr. Field.
The Lipscomb Bisons jumped out to early leads in both games against ETSU Saturday at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. But in both games the fourth inning changed the momentum in favor of ETSU in 15-6 and 6-3 wins. Zach Messer drove in five runs with two in the first and three in the second.
Lipscomb Bisons right-hander Josh Smith struck out 15 batters on the way to a complete game 9-4 win Friday night over ETSU at Ken Dugan Field. The two teams close out the three-game series Saturday at 1 p.m. with a doubleheader.
The Bisons traveled to Clarksville to take on Austin Peay tonight in a mid-week match up but fell to the Governors 4-3. M.L. Williams and Lee Wilson were both 2-4 for the Bisons.
The Lipscomb Bisons pulled within one run of the Vanderbilt Commodores at 5-4, but lost 10-4 Tuesday night at Hawkins Field. The Bisons play their fifth straight road game Wednesday at 6 p.m. when they travel to Clarksville to play Austin Peay.
The Lipscomb Bisons will be making the short trip to Vanderbilt Tuesday night at 6 for a game at Hawkins Field. Junior right-hander Chad Fromm will start for the Bisons.
The Lipscomb Bisons fell 8-3 to Belmont in game one and 12-10 in game two Saturday at Shelby Park in their first A-Sun series of the season.
Through a mutual decision this morning the Lipscomb Bisons and Belmont Bruins will play a doubleheader today beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday's game was moved to the nightcap of the doubleheader due to the strong possibility of rainy and stormy weather. The games are being played at Shelby Park.
The Bisons were clicking in all areas Friday afternoon as they beat rival Belmont 12-3 at Shelby Park in their first A-Sun game of the season. Pitcher Josh Smith raised his record to 3-1 and Zach Messer tied for the team high in RBI with five.
The Lipscomb Bisons will need to increase their intensity level this weekend as they open the Atlantic Sun Conference portion of the season against Belmont Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Shelby Park.
Call them the gritty Lipscomb Bisons. In their 18-15 loss to Middle Tennessee State Tuesday night they continued to show a resiliency they have demonstrated all season with eight runs and eight hits in the ninth inning.
The Lipscomb Bisons have 21 new faces on the team this season, but coach Jeff Forehand thinks that after 15 games the word "new" is no longer a valid description for the team as they face Middle Tennessee State Tuesday at 4 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons again connected for 11 hits, including a fourth inning grand slam by Ryan Wilkins, but lost 14-5 to Ball State in their final game Saturday evening at the Caravelle Resort Classic hosted by Coastal Carolina. (update to follow)
The Lipscomb Bisons set team game highs for home runs, RBI and runs in a game, but it wasn't enough as they fell 17-14 in a slugfest with Michigan Saturday in the Caravelle Resort Classic at Watson Stadium in Conway, S.C.
The Lipscomb Bisons opened the first day of the Caravelle Resort Classic with an 8-6 win Friday over Illinois at Watson Stadium in Conway, S.C. Josh Smith picked up the win.
The Bisons won't have much time to enjoy Myrtle Beach as they prepare to play Illinois Friday morning in the Caravelle Resort Classic. They will play Michigan Saturday at 11 a.m. and Ball State at 4.
The Lipscomb Bisons jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning Wednesday evening against Youngstown State and added six more runs along the way for an 8-2 victory at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. It was the 300th career victory for Bisons coach Jeff Forehand.
Dannie Strable put together a solid outing for the Bisons. He left the game in the seventh with the score tied 4-4. A grand slam in the eighth and solo run in the ninth were more than the Bisons could overcome in a 9-8 loss Tuesday at Dugan Field.
Zach Messer pounded out a pair of doubles and drove in five runs as the Lipscomb Bisons beat Canisius 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Lipscomb Bisons coach Jeff Forehand is still searching for the No. 2 pitcher in the rotation after losing 12-4 Saturday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Right-handed pitcher Josh Smith shutdown Canisius for seven innings to spark the Lipscomb Bisons to a 7-1 win Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Lipscomb Bisons beat UT-Martin 4-1 in 10 innings Wednesday night. They are hopeful that performance can carry them through this weekend's three-game series with Canisius at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Tuesday's game between the Lipscomb Bisons and Tennessee-Martin in Martin, Tenn., will not be played due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled until Wednesday at 4 p.m.
After dropping the first two games of the series to Tulane in New Orleans, the Bisons came out scoring in the first inning of Sunday's game. Unfortunately, two runs in the first would not be enough to defeat the Green Wave.
Andrew Nickerson hit a solo home run, one of only four hits for the Bisons in a 10-1 loss at Tulane Saturday afternoon in New Orleans. The series ends Sunday at 11.
The Lipscomb Baseball team continued to search for their first win of the season tonight at Tulane University but fell short once again. Despite the strong pitching arm of senior Josh Smith, the Bisons fell 7-4 to the Green Wave of Tulane.
Lipscomb Bisons baseball coach Jeff Forehand is expecting the offense to get over its early season jitters and produce against a veteran Tulane pitching staff Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Chris Snoddy worked as a student trainer for the Lipscomb athletics teams and also spent several years after graduation with the athletics department as the head trainer and a teacher in the kinesiology deparment. Snoddy spent some time to talk with LipscombSports.com about his time on campus.
Cory Hale hit his first home run in a Lipscomb uniform, but the Bisons dropped an 8-3 decision to Murray State Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons scored three runs in the ninth, but it wasn't enough as Murray State won 16-6 Saturday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field. Bisons center fielder Tyler Wilson was the leader at the plate with five hits and two stolen bases. The series ends Sunday at 1.
The Lipscomb Bisons opened the 2010 regular season with an 8-7 loss to Murray State at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Matt Bowling will start for the Bisons Saturday at 2 p.m. as the series continues.
The Lipscomb Bisons open a three-game series with Murray State Friday at 4 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Senior right-hander Josh Smith will start the opener.
As the 2010 NCAA Baseball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season Feb. 19. Today the A-Sun previews the Lipscomb Bisons.
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team will be holding Fan Appreciation Day Saturday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Farrell Owens graduated from Lipscomb in 1968 after playing for the Bison baseball program. Over the years Farrell has also been a great supporter of Lipscomb athletics, being a charter member of the Bison Booster Club and serving as the club's President in 1985 and 1986.
Former Lipscomb Bisons left-hander Rex Brothers doesn't know where he will pitch this year in the Colorado Rockies organization, but he has been told to prepare for a challenge.
The Lipscomb Bisons were picked to tie for sixth in the regular season in the Atlantic Sun Conference preseason poll. Senior-righthander Josh Smith was named to the preseason All-Conference Team as a starting pitcher.
Snowballs were more appropriate than baseballs at the first day of official practice for college teams. But the weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the Lipscomb Bisons.
Ted Jamison started for the Lipscomb baseball team as the lead-off hitter and center field from 1969 to 1972 under head coach Ken Dugan. Jamison was the first African-American to play baseball at Lipscomb and he is a member of the Lipscomb Hall of Fame.
Former Lipscomb pitcher and first round pick of the Colorado Rockies Rex Brothers will be the guest at Forehand & Friends on Feb. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Allen Arena Hall of Fame Room.
If he isn't the happiest non-roster player that got an invitation to the Orioles' Major League spring training camp, than he's right up there. Less than two years after being drafted in round seven in 2008, catcher Caleb Joseph will rub elbows with the big boys in Sarasota starting next month.
M.L. Williams spent the fall making the adjustment to playing left field after spending most of his life as an infielder. Coach Jeff Forehand thinks the sophomore is ready to make the transition, and hopes that it will elevate his offensive production at the lead-off spot.
Steve Fletcher graduated from Lipscomb in 1977 after a brilliant career both as a hitter and pitcher. During Steve's career the Bisons averaged an amazing 45 wins a season. Steve Fletcher will always be known for leading Lipscomb to their first National Championship and putting Lipscomb athletics on the map.
A combination of cold weather and rain has forced the cancellation of the Bison Holiday Baseball Camp.
Major League Baseball umpire Chuck Meriwether will be the special guest at the Forehand and Friends Luncheon on Dec. 11 at 11:30 in the the Allen Arena Hall of Fame Room.
Lipscomb's 10-7 victory over Georgia in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Regional was named the No. 6 most surprising upset of the decade by Rivals.com.
The Bisons baseball team will open at home against Murray State this season and then hit the road against Tulane. Other top teams on the schedule are Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Michigan and Illinois.
The Bisons added four right-handed pitchers to start the early signing period Wednesday. Coach Jeff Forehand expects all four to make an immediate impact in 2010-2011.
Don Cooper, the pitching coach for the Chicago White Sox, will be the guest speaker at the Forehand & Friends luncheon on Nov. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in Allen Arena.
With fall baseball practice winding down coach Jeff Forehand expects his team to have a potent combination of power and speed offensively.
A 70-year-old former Lipscomb baseball player relived some old memories Monday afternoon at Lipscomb's Intrasquad World Series.
The Lipscomb baseball squad will host an intrasquad World Series this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Oct. 26-28) on Ken Dugan Field. First pitch is 3:15 p.m. each day.
First round draft pick Rex Brothers is gone and so is veteran starter Brandon McClurg, but coach Jeff Forehand has loaded his pitching staff with depth for the 2010 season.
Lipscomb coach Jeff Forehand has announced that Saturday's "Baseball Alumni" weekend activities have been canceled due to the rainy weather. Forehand wanted to thank everyone who participated in the golf tournament Saturday and invites everyone to return next year.
Former Lipscomb catcher Caleb Joseph is working this fall as a volunteer assistant coach with the Bisons. He hopes to start spring training with the Baltimore Orioles in February.
Former Lipscomb baseball player Caleb Joseph is in Baltimore, Md. , with his family to receive the Elrod Hendricks Community Service Award on "Minor League" Night Wednesday night at Camden Yards, the home of the Balitmore Orioles.
Right-handed pitcher Josh Smith didn't play in many games for the Sanford River Rats in the Florida Summer Collegiate League, but he made a strong impression as Baseball America named him to their "Summer Top Prospects" team.
Rex Brothers has played in Northwest League, a rookie team for the Colorado Rockies and is now pitching for the Asheville Tourists in the Class A South Atlantic League. He will make another stop or two, but his final destination is Denver.
Fans of former Lipscomb left-hander Rex Brothers will have the opportunity to watch him along with his team, the Class A Asheville Tourists, when they visit Bowling Green for a three-game series Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The Cotton States Baseball League has announced its first All-CSBL Team for the 2009 season.Two players with Lipscomb ties made the first team and two were named to the second team. The league, in its inaugural season, is based in Mississippi.
The annual Lipscomb Baseball Alumni and Friends Golf Scramble will be held on Friday Oct. 9 at Legends Golf Club in Franklin, Tenn. A shotgun start will be held at 8 a.m. and the day will conclude with lunch and an awards ceremony.
Former Lipscomb standout Rex Brothers has moved up to the Asheville Tourists of the Class A South Atlantic League after opening his pro career in the Rookie-level Northwest League.
With fall semester approaching quickly several Bisons players have closed out their seasons in summer wooden bat leagues. Outfielder Tyler Wilson and pitcher Josh Smith both put up solid numbers in separate leagues.
Two months after closing his collegiate career with a solid outing at the Atlantic Sun Tournament in DeLand, Fla., Rex Brothers is 3,000 miles away starting his professional career for the Tri-City Dust Devils.
Lipscomb Bisons baseball coach Jeff Forehand has announced the addition of pitching coach Tyler Shrout, who has spent the past three seasons with Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala.
Several Lipscomb Bisons baseball players have earned honors in their respective summer leagues.
Former Lipscomb catcher Caleb Joseph continues to receive media attention as he plays this season for the Frederick Keys in Class A.
Former Lipscomb pitching standout Rex Brothers was on the road to Pasco, Wash., Friday where he will take the first steps of his professional career. He will play for the Tri-City Dust Devils, a Class A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, in the Northwest League.
Former Lipscomb left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers, the 34th overall pick in the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft, agreed to terms with the Colorado Rockies Tuesday afternoon.
Former Lipscomb pitching coach Lantz Wheeler has been named as the new pitching coach for Louisiana-Monroe, a Sunbelt Conference school.
Frederick Keys catcher Caleb Joseph occasionally lingers after games, assists the clubhouse attendant, orders some pizza and then crashes at the stadium. Talk about eating and sleeping baseball. "It's been about 30 percent of nights in the clubhouse at Frederick that I have spent the night on the couch," said Joseph, a 23-year-old right-handed hitter.
“Improvisation” was the theme for this year's edition of IMPACT being held this week on the Lipscomb University campus. Members of the Nashville R.B.I. program were surprised recipients of that theme.
Former Lipscomb catcher Caleb Joseph has been named to the Class A All-Star team as a member of the Fredrick Keys, the advanced Class A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Joseph has batted .300 or better each month of the season.
Fans and friends of the Lipscomb athletics program and left-hander pitcher Rex Brothers gathered Wednesday in Shamblin Theater for a special "Forehand and Friends" luncheon.
The Atlantic Sun Conference tournament committee has awarded the 2010 and 2011 baseball tournaments to Lipscomb University. Stetson had hosted the tournament for the past eight years.
Lipscomb left-hander Rex Brothers was selected 34th overall in the Major League First Year Player Draft on Tuesday night by the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies made the pick in the supplemental portion of the draft.
Junior left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers is expected to become a first round draft pick Tuesday night in the Major League First-Year Players Draft. The last Lipscomb baseball player selected in the first round was pitcher Bo McLaughlin who was chosen by the Houston Astros in 1975.
The season may be over, but several Lipscomb Bisons baseball players are taking the game into extra innings playing in summer leagues around the country.
A special edition Forehand and Friends lunch is planned for June 10, the day after the first round of the Major League First-Year Player Draft. Lipscomb junior left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers is projected to be a first round pick. He and Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand will answer questions at the lunch.
The Lipscomb Bisons made their second consecutive trip to the Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship game, but the magic of last season's 15-inning win over Gardner-Webb couldn't be repeated against Jacksonville in a 7-4 loss Sunday afternoon at Melching Field at Conrad Park in DeLand, Fla.
Weather once again prompted the delay of the Atlantic Sun Championship. The title game between No. 2-seed Lipscomb and No. 1-seed Jacksonville will be played at 9 a.m. Sunday at Melching Field at Conrad Park in DeLand, Fla.
The Bisons moved to within one game of their second A-Sun Tournament Championship and their second trip to the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon when Branden Cadavid singled to shallow right field to score Antonio Butler with the game-winning run in a 5-4 decision over ETSU. The Bisons will meet top-seeded Jacksonville for the title.
After a 45-minute weather delay the game between Lipscomb and ETSU started at Melching Field at Conrad Park in DeLand, Fla., Saturday morning, but was quickly called for another weather delay. The game is scheduked to resume at 12:30.
The Lipscomb Bisons once again have had their first game in the Atlantic Sun Championship rescheduled. Weather conditions Friday washed out all games in the tournament in DeLand, Fla. The tournament has been changed to a single elimination tournament with the Bisons playing ETSU Saturday morning at 10.
Heavy rain and the potential for severe storms continues to play havoc with the schedule for the Atlantic Sun Championships in DeLand, Fla. Friday's game between Jacksonville and Belmont has been delayed until 1:30. The Bisons are expected to play ETSU, weather permitting, at approximately 5 p.m. All times are subject to change.
The No. 2-seeded Lipscomb Bisons will finally get the opportunity to open the Atlantic Sun Championship Saturday at 10 a.m. against No. 6-seeded ETSU, a 4-2 winner over No. 3-seeded Stetson, the tournament host.
Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand has often said that seeding didn't matter very much in the Atlantic Sun Championship, but a format change has made seeding very important. Jacksonville, the No. 1 seed, and Lipscomb, the No. 2 seed, have now drawn first round byes.
The Bisons held a workout in the parking lot of their hotel Wednesday as rainy weather delayed the start of the Atlantic Sun Championship hosted by Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. They will try to play the first round game with Mercer Thursday at 2.
Rain is falling for the third straight day in Central Florida prompting changes in the schedule for the Atlantic Sun Tournament in DeLand, Fla. The games scheduled for Wednesday have been delayed until Thursday.
The Bisons return to DeLand, Fla., this week to defend their Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship. The Biisons, the No. 2 seed, will open against Mercer, the No. 5 seed, Wednesday at 2 p.m.
Junior left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team. Three of his teammates, right field Antonio Butler, second baseman M.L. Williams and first baseman-designated hitter Tennyson Dodd, were named to the All-Freshman Team.
The Bisons. led by a season-high five hits by Justin Sanders, out-hit ETSU 14 to 13, but lost 14-7 Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Park in Johnson City to close out the regular season.
The Bisons beat ETSU 6-5 Friday night in the continuation of a game that was suspended Thursday due to bad weather and then came back to win 16-7 in game two at Cardinal Park in Johnson City. They earned the No. 2 seed in the Atlantic Sun Tournament.
The 1979 Lipscomb Bisons baseball team learned first-hand the importance of a second chance. After being eliminated in the finals of the Area 5 Tournament, the Bisons got an unexpected opportunity to play for the NAIA National Championship.
The game between the Lipscomb Bisons and ETSU Buccaneers Thursday night has been suspended until 3 p.m. Friday due to problems with bad weather at Cardinal Stadium in Johnson City, Tenn. Thirty minutes after the end of the suspended game, the Bisons and Buccaneers will play again.
The Bisons were beaten 9-6 by Austin Peay from the Ohio Valley Conference Tuesday night in the final game of the season at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons pounded out 40 hits in the three-game A-Sun series with Campbell over the weekend, winning the series 2-1. Strong hitting, and the relief work of pitchers like Kyle Tognazzini, who had a win and a save, were keys to the series.
It was an emotional roller coaster for Lipscomb and Campbell in Friday's doubleheader nightcap at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium. Lipscomb freshman Tennyson Dodd helped the Bisons jump out to a 10-3 lead by hitting two homeruns and driving in seven runs. Campbell scored eight unanswered to take the lead but the Bisons scored two in the bottom of the 9th for a 12-11 victory.
The Bisons used four runs in the eighth inning to come from behind and beat the Campbell Fighting Camels 8-6 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Belmont Bruins closed out a wet "Battle of the Boulevard" series Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium with a combined 26 hits. The Bisons fell short in the game, 8-7, but won the series 2-1.
Buddy Harston, Phil Stinson and Jeff Guy were inducted into the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday during a luncheon at Allen Arena. All three threw out the first pitch Saturday night before the start of a doubleheader with Belmont.
The Lipscomb Bisons , dressed in replicas of the 1979 jersey, beat Belmont 5-4 in game one and 13-7 in game two in a doubleheader Saturday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium as Justin Sanders hit two home runs on the way to recording a combined six hits and seven RBI.
Friday night several members of the 1979 National Championship team returned to the Lipscomb campus where they were presented rings commemorating their title. They also received Lipscomb hats and blue road jerseys which were exact replicas of the ones they wore in 1979.
Friday night's baseball game between the Lipscomb Bisons and Belmont Bruins has been postponed until Saturday due to adverse weather conditions. The two teams will play a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Rex Brothers' dreams and explosive fastball were too big for the tiny high school he attended as a sophomore. As difficult as it was to leave behind childhood friends, he transferred from Class A Community High School to AAA Shelbyville, where the competition on the diamond was far more intense.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers combined for 24 hits and used a combined 10 pitchers in a mid-week slugfest Wednesday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The Bisons lost 9-3.
The Lipscomb Bisons won the series finale with Jacksonville 3-2 Sunday at Sessions Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., behind the pitching of right-hander Brandon McClurg.
A 10-run fifth inning by t he Jacksonville Dolphins was more than the Lipscomb Bisons could overcome Saturday afternoon in a 12-2 loss in Jacksonvolle, Fla. The third game of the series is Sunday at noon.
This was supposed to be a pitcher's war between Lipscomb's Rex Brothers and Jacksonville's Matt Loosen, but the batters took center stage with a combined 21 hits. The Bisons lost 7-6.
On a rainy and cold Tuesday night in Lexington, Ky., the Bisons rallied late and kept the lead in an 8-7 decision over Kentucky.
The Bisons showed dramatic offensive prowess late, but lost a heart-breaker 10-9 in 10 innings to Florida Gulf Coast Sunday afternoon in Fort Myers, Fla.
The Bisons managed six hits, but couldn't get a run as theyfell 8-0 to Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon in Fort Myers, Fla.
Lipscomb pitcher Rex Brothers had another hard luck start as the offense failed to click in a 7-1 loss to Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday night.
Wednesday night at chilly Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium the Bisons spotted Tennessee-Martin a 5-1 lead in the first three innings and were never able to completely close the gap in a 10-6 loss.
The Bisons rediscovered their offense Satursday afternoon as they beat UNF 6-3 and 11-4 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium in Atlantic Sun competition.
Junior left-hander Rex Brothers struck out 14 batters, a career high, and threw eight shutout innings. But one of the two hits he gave up was a home run and the Bisons could not put a run across the plate in a 1-0 loss to UNF in an A-Sun game Friday night.
The Bisons ended a string of 10 road games with a 17-3 loss at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville Wednesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
The Bisons came back strong in the late innings against Austin Peay Tuesday night but could come away with a win at chilly Raymond C Hand Park in Clarksville, Tenn.
The Bisons were swept in a weekend series for the first time this season as they fell 2-0 and 13-2 in a doubleheader at Kennesaw State Saturday afternoon in Kennesaw, Ga. The Bisons lost game one of the Atlantic Sun series 2-1.
Lipscomb's ace starting pitcher Rex Brothers struck out 12, but Kennesaw State standout Kyle Heckathorn prevailed 2-1 Friday night in Kennesaw, Ga. The two teams meet in a doubleheader Saturday at noon.
Freshmen Antonio Butler and M.L. Williams combined for five hits and five RBI Wednesday night in a 10-6 loss at Western Kentucky as they continue to impress with their play on both offense and defense.
The Bisons game at UT-Martin Tuesday night has been canceled due to inclement weather. The Bisons are back on the road Wednesday at Western Kentucky in Bowling Green.
The Lipscomb Bisons were only three outs away from splitting a four-game series with Fresno State, the defending College World Series Champion, but a 6-2 lead became a 7-6 win for the Bulldogs.
The Bisons found out why Fresno State was the College World Series Champion last year with losses of 13-11 and 10-0 Saturday afternoon in a doubleheader at Beiden Field in Fresno, Calif.
The Bisons weren't intimidated by facing the defending College World Series Champions as they pounded 18 hits in a 10-6 win over Fresno State in the opening game Friday night of a four-game series.
The Bisons are leading the Atlantic Sun Conference this season, but this weekend they play four games against the Fresno State Bulldogs, the defending College World Series Champions Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Bisons used seven pitchers and got big hits from Justin Sanders, Antonio Butler and Andrew Nickerson Tuesday night in a 9-7 win over Middle Tennessee State at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons only had three hits, but two of them were home runs, Sunday in a 3-1 win over Stetson at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The Bisons are 8-1 in Atlantic Sun games.
M.L. Williams made a couple of miscues in the field, but he was solid at the plate with three hits and three RBI in the lead-off spot including what proved to be the game-winning home run in the eighth.
Allen Bolden hit two home runs in the third inning, driving in four runs in an eight-run attack, as the Lipscomb Bisons beat Stetson 12-5 Friday night at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Wednesday afternoon the Bisons fell 11-9 to Samford at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. The two teams combined for 28 hits.
The Lipscomb Bisons baseball team played a scrappy game, but came out on the wrong side of a 7-5 score with Evansville. It was a hit fest for both teams with Evansville pounding out 14 hits and the Bisons tagging four Aces pitchers for 10 Tuesday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Lipscomb junior left-handed pitcher Rex Brothers was named Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week for his 13 srikeouts and shut out of USC Upstate Saturday. Right field Antonio Butler was named a "top performer".
The Lipscomb Bisons offense got on track in a big way Sunday afternoon with 22 hits and 20 runs in an Atlantic Sun doubleheader with USC Upstate. The Bisons won game one 13-3 and game two 7-2 at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Rex Brothers, 3-1, pitched a complete game 3-0 shutout against USC-Upstate in an Atlantic Sun game Saturday afternoon at wet and gray Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Game time Sunday is noon for a doubleheader.
Lipscomb Bisons baseball coach Jeff Forehand announced that Friday's opening game with USC-Upstate has been canceled. Saturday's doubleheader will start at 2 p.m.
The Lipscomb Bisons started out quickly, but couldn't sustain the momentum in an 8-3 loss to Middle Tennessee State at Reese Smith, Jr., Field in Murfreesboro Wednesday.
The Bisons move on to face Middle Tennessee State Wednesday at 3 in Murfreesboro after losing 22-4 to Vanderbilt Tuesday.
The Bisons and Mercer went into the ninth inning tied 3-3 Sunday at Claude Smith Field. But Mercer was able to score the winning run in the ninth, ending the Bisons bid for a sweep of the three-game A-Sun series in Macon, Ga.
The Bisons won their second straight Atlantic Sun road game, beating Mercer 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga. It was the first shutout of the season for the Bisons, 5-5, 2-0 in the conference.
Lipscomb infielder Ryan Wilkins hit an unconventional inside-the-park grand slam to spark a five-run seventh inning as the Bisons took a 10-8 win over Mercer Friday afternoon at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
Junior left-hander Rex Brothers will be on the mound Friday when the Bisons travel to Mercer for the first of three A-Sun games this weekend. It the first conference series of the season for both teams.
The Bisons managed only four hits against Vanderbilt, but three of them were for extra bases. Second baseman Brad Gooch hit his first home run of the season and center fielder Allen Bolden and first baseman Tennyson Dodd both had doubles as the Bisons fell 10-3 Tuesday afternoon at Hawkins Field. Designated hitter Justin Sanders singled to keep his hitting streak alive at eight games.
The Lipscomb Bisons beat Bradley 4-3 and 8-4 Sunday afternoon to sweep the three-game series at cold and windy Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium. Justin Sanders had two triples and a double, including three hits in the first game. Tennyson Dodd had three hits in the second game, including a home run.
Rex Brothers struck out 11 and Justin Sanders led with a game-high four hits and three runs batted in as the Bisons won their home opener over Bradley 8-2 Saturday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
Tyler Wilson had four hits in the leadoff position for the Bisons, including one of five team doubles, but the Bisons could not hold off Auburn in a 17-4 loss Tuesday afternoon at Auburn.
What the Bisons lack in experience in the infield they make up for in versatility this season. They have already used a number of players in the infield in the first three games of season. After playing Auburn Tuesday the Bisons will be at home Saturday and Sunday against Bradley.
The Bisons lost 5-3 Sunday afternoon on a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning at Georgia Tech to close out the three-game series with the No. 12-rated Yellow Jackets as Branden Cadavid led the team with a season high four hits.
The Bisons expected the start of the season could ne a little rocky, especially when starting out with three games on the road against No. 12 Georgia Tech. Allen Bolden and Justin Sanders, as expected are setting the offensive pace of the team.
The Bisons faced Georgia Tech Friday afternoon in the season opener for both teams. Rex Brothers started and picked up the loss. The Bisons lost 9-0 to the 12th-ranked Yellow Jackets.
Starters Rex Brothers, Brandon McClurg and Josh Smith will get tested quickly as the Bisons face Georgia Tech in Atlanta Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The game can be heard live by going to http://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/.
The Bisons earned three first place votes, but were tabbed by the Atlantic Sun baseball coaches to finish in a tie for second with Florida Gulf Coast in the regular season in 2009. Pitchers Rex Brothers and Brandon McClurg were both named to the A-Sun All-Preseason Conference Team.
The February Jeff Forehand and Friends luncheon will be on Monday, Feb. 16 at 11:30. The event is open to all baseball fans and will feature former Major League Baseball umpire Dale Ford. To RSVP for the $5 lunch, please call Brian Ryman at 615-966-5868.
Minnesota Twins pitcher R.A. Dickey will be speaking at this week's Lipscomb Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meeting. The meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 9 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in Allen Arena.
Rivals.com selected senior right-handed pitcher Brandon McClurg as the A-Sun's "Best Pitcher" and to the preseason all-conference team in its Atlantic Sun preview released Thursday. Rivals selected Lipscomb to finish third in the conference.
The January Jeff Forehand and Friends luncheon will be on Friday, Jan. 16 at 11:30. The event is open to all baseball fans and will feature a baseball coaches roundtable with area collegiate coaches. To RSVP for the $5 lunch, please call Brian Ryman at 615-966-5868.
Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand has announced the signing of 10 players for the 2009 recruiting class, five junior college players and five high school players.
The 2008 Lipscomb baseball team was honored Thursday evening with a reception where they received their Atlantic Sun Championship rings. Their A-Sun Championship and NCAA Regional banners were also revealed during halftime of the Bison basketball games. Follow the link below for pictures from the ring ceremony.
Lipscomb baseball fans will have an opportunity to celebrate the Philadelphia Phillies World Series Championship at this month's “Forehand and Friends” lunch Nov. 19. Phillies pitcher Joe Blanton, who put his name in the World Series record books with a home run in game four against the Tampa Bay Rays, will be the guest speaker. The lunch is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in Allen Arena on the Lipscomb University campus.
It may not feel like spring, but the Bisons are already getting ready for the upcoming baseball season. Fall practice began on Sep 15 and continues through the end of October. The practices are designed to give the team and coaching staff an idea of what they need to improve on before the season starts.
On Friday, September 19, the Atlantic Sun Conference will turn 30 years old. During the week leading up to the anniversary of the creation of the conference, the league is announcing the 30 Shining Moments that helped define, shape and mold the league.
Former Lipscomb University shortstop Jorge Gutierrez was promoted to the Omaha Royals, Class AAA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, Monday. Gutierrez signed a minor league contract with Kansas City in June and was assigned to the Rookie-level Burlington (NC) Royals where he was batting .233.
Former Lipscomb baseball player Caleb Joseph went 1-2 at the plate in the 2008 New York-Penn League All-Star Game at Tri-City's Bruno Stadium. Joseph entered the game in the fifth inning as a defensive replacement. He is batting .278 on the season with the Aberdeen IronBirds, Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
This summer Bison baseball players participated in leagues accross the country. Major League baseball is still going strong, but summer collegiate baseball leagues are over and participants are back on campus. Here are some highlights from this summer.
The Lipscomb baseball team has scheduled a four-game series at Fresno State for the 2009 season, coach Jeff Forehand announced Friday. Lipscomb will play the College World Series Champions on March 27, a double-header on March 28, and another game on March 29.
Former Lipscomb catcher Caleb Joseph has been named to the New York-Penn League All-Star game. Joseph is batting .290 with 5 home runs for the Aberdeen Ironbirds, Class A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. He was drafted in the 7th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft in June.
Summer is the prime time for baseball and several current and former members of the Lipscomb Bisons baseball team are busy on diamonds around the country.
Caleb Joseph was named a 2008 ABCA/Rawlings South Region First Team selection. The former Lipscomb catcher was one of two Atlantic Sun Conference players named, but was the only first team pick. Stetson outfielder Justin Bass was named to the Second Team.
Caleb Joseph was named a 2008 ABCA/Rawlings South Region First Team selection. The former Lipscomb catcher was one of two Atlantic Sun Conference players named, but was the only first team pick.
Collins has been named as an assistant coach for the Lipscomb baseball team. The new job reunites him with Lipscomb head coach Jeff Forehand. Collins, 29, played one year of baseball for Forehand at Trevecca Nazarene University. After his playing days were over he spent four years as an assistant coach for Forehand.