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Lipscomb Baseball History & Records

Single Season Batting Records (NCAA ERA)


Batting Average
.382    Ryan Abrams    (2001)
.373    Justin Sanders     (2009)
.371    Richie Goodenow (2011)
.368    Larry Nesbitt    (2001)
.367    Chris Parker    (2003)
.365    Jeremy George    (2002)
.354    M.L. Williams     (2011)
.346    Nathan Sensing    (2005)
.345    Tadd Brewer    (2005)
.342    Caleb Joseph     (2008)
.341    Ryan Mitchell    (2006)
.339    Lee Wilson     (2010)
.337    Allen Bolden     (2008)
.337    Brian Passons    (2001)
.335    Caleb Joseph     (2007)
.331    Tyler Wilson     (2010)
.331    Nathan McCorkle    (2003)
.331    Zac Miller    (2006)

On-Base Percentage
.450    Ryan Mitchell    (2006)
.448    Brandon O’Neil    (2001)
.442    Ryan Abrams    (2001)
.441    Brian Passons    (2003)
.438    Zac Miller    (2006)
.435    Richie Goodenow    (2011)
.435    Ryan Wilkins    (2010)
.433    Justin Sanders    (2009)
.433    Lee Wilson    (2010)
.431    Allen Bolden    (2008)
.429    Ryan Mitchell    (2005)
.426    Jeremy George    (2002)
.425    Brian Passons    (2002)
.424    Tyler Wilson    (2009)
.424    Brian Passons    (2001)

Slugging Percentage
.650    Justin Sanders     (2009)
.615    Caleb Joseph    (2008)
.566    Caleb Joseph    (2007)
.562    Cory Hale    (2010)
.547    Nathan Sensing    (2005)
.544    Ryan Wilkins    (2010)
.536    Zac Miller    (2006)
.535    Jeremy George    (2002)
.530    Brian Passons    (2001)
.530    Sam Hamstra    (2001)
.525    Ryan Abrams    (2002)
.519    Allen Bolden    (2008)

Hits
89    Caleb Joseph     (2008)
84    M.L. Williams    (2011)
82    Allen Bolden     (2008)
82    Justin Sanders     (2009)
81    Tyler Wilson     (2010)
80    Tadd Brewer    (2005)
78    Richie Goodenow    (2011)
78    Jorge Gutierrez (2008)
78    Grant Massey (2014)
76    Blake Bratcher     (2008)
75    Casey Bond     (2007)
74    Caleb  Joseph     (2007)
71    M.L. Williams     (2010)


RBI
61    Caleb Joseph    (2008)
54    Zach Messer    (2010)
53    Justin Sanders    (2009)
52    Drew Adams (2014)
50    Cory Hale    (2010)
49    Ryan Wilkins    (2010)
49    Allen Bolden    (2008)
48    Caleb Joseph    (2007)
46    Blake Bratcher    (2008)
43    Ryan Mitchell    (2005)

Home Runs
17    Caleb Joseph    (2008)
12    Cory Hale    (2010)
12    Justin Sanders     (2009)
10    Ryan Wilkins    (2010)
11  Zak Messer (2012)
9    Sam Hamstra    (2001)
8    Allen Bolden    (2009)
8    Justin Sanders    (2008)
8    Caleb Joseph    (2007)
8    Matt Candler    (2002)
8    Zac Miller    (2006)
8    Ryan Mitchell    (2005)

Doubles
25    Caleb Joseph    (2007)
22    Justin Sanders    (2008)
21    Allen Bolden    (2008)
20    Caleb Joseph    (2008)
19    Grant Massey (2014)
18    Jorge Gutierrez    (2008)
18    Jeremy George    (2002)
17    Blake Bratcher    (2008)
17    Ryan Abrams    (2002)
17    M.L. Williams     (2011)

Base on Balls
45    Ryan Mitchell    (2005)
40    Grant Massey (2014)
39    Drew Adams (2014)
38    Allen Bolden    (2008)
32    Justin Sanders    (2008)
31    Tyler Wilson    (2009)
31    Zac Mitchell    (2006)
30    Cory Hale    (2010)
30    Miguel Ramirez    (2001)
28    Ryan Wilkins    (2010)
28    Ryan Wilkins    (2009)
28    Ryan Wilkins    (2008)
27    Shane Simpkins    (2007)
27    Kyle Jackson    (2003)
27    Ryan Mitchell    (2006)

Stolen Bases
40    Tyler Wilson    (2010)
25    Tyler Wilson    (2009)
24    M.L. Williams    (2011)
24    Casey Bond    (2007)
22    Ben Williams    (2007)
19    M.L. Williams    (2010)
18    Nathan Sensing    (2005)
18    Jorge Gutierrez    (2008)
17    Ben Williams    (2008)

Single Season Pitching Records (NCAA ERA)

Wins
9    Ian Martinez-McGraw (2014)
8    Josh Smith    (2010)
8    Jason Gray    (2001)
7    Rex Brothers    (2007)
7    Denton Norman (2014)
7    Rob Smithson    (2007)
7    Josh Smith    (2009)
7    Seth Kuwik    (2005)
6    Connor Sinclair      (2012)
6    Gil Rehwinkel   (2012)
6    Brandon McClurg    (2008)
6    Kyle Tognazzini    (2008)
6    Larry Nesbitt    (2001)
5    Rex Brothers    (2009)
5    Mike Dunn    (2008)
5    Zach Duncan    (2005)
5    Logan Good    (2002)
5    Brandon McClurg    (2009)

ERA (Minimum 14 appearances)
0.38    Chris Burnett    (2007)
2.42    Jordan Zelhart (2013)
2.42    Seth Kuwik    (2005)
2.43    Seth Kuwik    (2002)
2.56    Josh Cotham (2012)
2.65    Chris Burnett    (2008)
2.76    Tyler Burstrom (2013)
2.76    Chad Fromm    (2011)    
2.94    Seth Kuwik    (2003)
2.99    Connor Sinclair (2012)
3.25    Brandon McClurg    (2007)
3.26    Rex Brothers    (2009)
3.27    Connor Sinclair    (2011)
3.34    Brandon McClurg    (2008)
3.38    Charles Williams(2006)
3.38    Alex Ross    (2011)

Strikeouts
133    Rex Brothers    (2009)
124    Josh Smith    (2010)
101    Josh Smith    (2009)
97    Rex Brothers    (2008)
93    Rex Brothers    (2007)
91    Matt Schnelly    (2006)
86    Connor Sinclair    (2011)
77    Brandon McClurg    (2008)
75    Seth Kuwik    (2005)
75    Jason Gray    (2001)
73    Rob Smithson    (2007)

Saves
8    Kyle Tognazzini    (2009)
7    Seth Kuwik    (2005)
6    Jacob Knott (2014)
5    Seth Kuwik    (2002)
5    Jason Ziegler (2014)
4    Chad Fromm    (2010)
4    Seth Kuwik     (2003)
4    Kyle Tognazzini    (2008)
4    Taylor Merry    (2007)
4    Charles Williams(2006)

Innings Pitched
112.1    Ian Martinez-McGraw (2014)
104.1    Josh Smith    (2010)
101.0    Jason Gray    (2001)
97.0    Rex Brothers    (2008)
96.0    Matt Schnelly    (2006)
95.0    Rex Brothers    (2007)
94.0    Rex Brothers    (2009)
92.1    Mike Dunn    (2008)
91.2    Rob Smithson    (2007)
91.2    Brandon McClurg    (2008)
90.1    Connor Sinclair (2012)
88.2    Josh Smith    (2009)
88.0    Connor Sinclair    (2011)
86.1    Zach Duncan    (2005)
81.1    Seth Kuwik    (2004)

Walks Allowed
57    Rex Brothers    (2007)
54    Hunter Brothers (2014)
52    Rex Brothers    (2008)
48    Josh Smith    (2009)
47    Davey Hackett     (2010)
46    Josh Smith    (2006)
45    Matt Edwards    (2002)
44    Dany Brazoban    (2005)
43    Rex Brothers    (2009)

Individual Honors (NCAA ERA)

NCAA Athens Regional All-Tournament Team
2008    Rex Brothers
2008    Blake Bratcher

NCAA ABCA/Rawlings South Region First Team
2008    Caleb Joseph

Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team

2012    Josh Cotham     Second Team
2011    M.L. Williams     Second Team
2010    Josh Smith        First Team
2009    Rex Brothers      First Team
2008    Caleb Joseph     First Team
2008    Brandon McClurg First Team
2007    Caleb Joseph     First Team
2007    Rex Brothers      Second Team
2006    Zac Miller           Second Team

Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team
2010    Lee Wilson
2009    M.L. Williams, Tennyson Dodd, Antonio Butler
2007    Rex Brothers (Freshman of the Year), Taylor Merry, Ryan Wilkins
2004    Jeff Baumgartner

Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
Rex Brothers     2009
Antonio Butler     2009
Justin Sanders     2009
Caleb Joseph     2008  (MVP)
Chris Burnett     2008
Rex Brothers     2008
Branden Cadavid 2008
Ben Williams     2008
Allen Bolden     2008
Shane Simpkins     2008

Atlantic Sun Players of the Week
Gray Hutchinson  5/7/2012
Aaron Sandoval  4/30/2012
Zak Messer        3/26/2012

Atlantic Sun Pitchers of the Week

Josh Cotham       5/7/2012
Rex Brothers        3/16/2009
Brandon McClurg    3/31/2008
Brandon McClurg    3/17/2008
Rex Brothers        4/9/2007
Taylor Merry       4/16/2007
Rob Smithson     4/23/2007
Matt Schnelly      2/27/2006

Ken Dugan Award Winners
Shawn Mehring        2012
Logan Hostettler      2011
Andrew Nickerson    2010
Rex Brothers         2009
Ben Williams         2008
Ben Williams         2007
Tadd Brewer         2006
Derek Caraway     2005
Seth Kuwik          2004
Chris Parker         2003
Jeremy George      2002
Larry Nesbitt         2001

NCAA All-Independent Team
Seth Kuwik, Pitcher of the Year  (2003)

New York Collegiate League All-Star
Patrick O'Rourke 2005

Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team 
Josh Cotham      2012

Atlantic Sun Academic Honor Roll 
2010-11
Will Blalock
Matt Brewer
Josh Cotham
Jonathan Craycraft
Tennyson Dodd
Blake Fonfara
Chad Fromm
Richie Goodenow
Kyle Henry
Logan Hostettler
Diego Martinez
Kyle Messer
Chris Nunn
Gill Rehwinkel
Alex Ross
Bennett Smith
Dannie Strable
Brett Teschner
Lee Wilson

2009-2010
Matt Bowling
Josh Chism
Josh Cothan
Tennyson Dodd
Blake Fonfara
Chad Fromm
Mike Grace
Kyle Henry
Zach Messer
Andrew Nickerson
Bennett Smith
Brett Teschner
Ryan Wilkins
Lee Wilson
Tyler Wilson

2008-2009
Jordan Baron
Matt Bowling
Branden Cadavid
Josh Cotham
Clay Lehning
Brandon McClurg
Jay Moreland
Andrew Nickerson
Kurtis Robinson
James Tunnell
Chandler Wicks
Charles Williams

2007-2008
Jordan Baron
Matt Bowling
Branden Cadavid
Kevin Gavigan
Brad Gooch
Caleb Joseph
Andrew Kincaid
Brandon McClurg
Jared Picchiottino
Paul Piennette
Kurtis Robinson
Sean Symanski
Kyle Tognazzini
Charles Williams

2006-2007
Eric Abend
Allen Bolden
Casey Bond
Matt Bowling
Rex Brothers
Branden Cadavid
Tyler Courson
John King
Clay Lehning
Kevin Nelson
James Ogden
Jared Picchiottino
Paul Piennette
Dylan Ray
Justin Sanders
Rob Smithson
Sean Szymanski
Ryan Wilkins
Charles Williams
Jerry Young

2005-2006
David Ayre
Jordan Baron
Jeff Baumgartner
David Becker
Bret Burgess
Preston Embrey
Ryan Mitchell
Cody Morris
Patrick O'Rourke
Jared Picchiottino
Paul Piennette
Nathan Sensing
Robby Smithson
Charles Williams

2004-2005
David Ayre
Jeff Baumgartner
David Becker
Adam Blackwell
Bret Burgess
Nick Cleckler
James Conn
Zach Duncan
Preston Embrey
Seth Kuwik
Ryan Mitchell
Cody Morris
Logan Powell
William Price
David Reed
Nate Sensing
Landon Small
Robby Smithson

2003-2004
Justin Adams
Bret Burgess
Nick Cleckler
Chris Conn
Preston Embrey
Matthew Griffth
Kyle Jackson
Seth Kuwik
Russell Nixon
Patrick O'Rourke
Logan Powell
Nathan Sensing
Kyler Wetherington
 
NCAA CoSIDA Academic National All-American
Ryan Mitchell     2006
 
NCAA CoSIDA Academic All-American
Ryan Mitchell, First Team, All-District IV (2005-2006)
Seth Kuwik, First Team, All-District IV (2004-2005)


Lipscomb Baseball Coaches
Hershel Priestley     (1926-1928)
Edgar Darnell  (1928-1929)
Leo Lipscomb Boles  (1929-1932)
Robert Alexander  (1932-1933)
Robert G. Neil  (1933-36)
Pinkey Berryhill  (1936-37)
Robert G. Neil  (1937-42)
No Baseball during WW II 1942-1946
Herman Waddell  (1946-1951)
Axel Swang  (1951-1952)
Elvis Sherrill  (1952-1956)
Charles W. Morris  (1956-1958)
Archie Crenshaw (1958-59)
Ken Dugan  (1960-1996)
Mel Brown  (1997-2000)
Wynn Fletcher  (2000-2006)
Jeff Forehand  (2007-Present)
 

NAIA History and Records

The information and statistics below are NAIA records only. Lipscomb made the transition to NCAA Division I prior to the start of the 2001 season.

Single Season Batting Records
Batting Average:  .456 – Ken Dugan
Runs Scored:  82 – Trey Hartman
Hits:  99 – Bobby Parsons
RBI:  78 (twice)– Benton Patton & Phillip Dickens
Doubles:  20 (twice) – Miguel Ramirez & J.D. Blackburn
Triples:  11 – Brian Passons
Home Runs:  24 – Benton Patton
Stolen Bases:  39 – Ted Jamison
Slugging Percentage:  .824 – Ken Dugan
Bases on Balls:  70 – Bryan True


Single Season Pitching Records
Won-Loss Record:  12-0 – Tim Pardue  (1977)
ERA:  0.91 – Butch Stinson  (1972)
Strikeouts:  196 – Butch Stinson  (1971)
Innings:  141.2 – Mike McLaughlin  (1975)
Wins:  16 – Mike McLaughlin  (1975)


Single Season Team Records
Team Batting Average:  .355 – (1956)
Best Record:  46-6 – (1984)
Most Wins:  51 – (1981)
Double Plays:  60 – (1978)


The 400 Club (Batting Average)
.456    Ken Dugan    1956
.442    Cliff Wilson       1950
.440    Eugene Cooke      1951
.438    Brent McNutt     1990
.431    Hoyt Kirk     1956
.424    Brent McNutt     1992
.417    Ray Dickerson     1957
.413    Benton Patton     1984
.412    Joey Henson     1993
.412    Allen Shrum     1998
.411    Brian Passons     2000
.411    Mike Cunningham 1980
.411    John Carreau     1983
.407    Dwayne Snider     1991
.406    Wayne Rankhorn     1968
.404    Reggie Whittemore  1978
.402    Bobby Parsons     1978
.400    Phillip Dickens     1984
.400    Jimmy Smith     1952


NAIA World Series History
1971 - 4-2 (National Runner-Up)
1972 - 3-2 (National Runner-Up)
1974 - 1-2
1977 - 4-1 (National Champions)
1978 - 2-2
1979 - 4-1 (National Champions)
1980 - 1-2
1981 - 1-2


NAIA Tournament Records

District 24
1966 - 2-0 (Champions)
1967 - 0-1
1969 - 1-1
1970 - 0-1
1971 - 3-0 (Champions)
1972 - 3-0 (Champions)
1973 - 3-0 (Champions)
1974 - 3-1 (Champions)
1975 - 4-1 (Champions)
1976 - 3-0 (Champions)
1977 - 3-0 (Champions)
1978 - 3-0 (Champions)
1979 - 3-1 (Champions)
1981 - 3-0 (Champions)
1982 - 0-2
1983 - 2-1 (Co-Champions)
1984 - 3-0 (Champions)
1987 - 4-0 (Champions)
1988 - 2-2
1989 - 2-2
1991 - 4-0 (Champions)

Area 5
1966 - 1-2
1971 - 3-1 (Champions)
1972 - 4-0 (Champions)
1973 - 1-2
1974 - 3-1 (Champions)
1975 - 1-2
1976 - 1-2
1977 - 4-1 (Champions)
1978 - 4-1 (Champions)
1979 - 2-2
1981 - 3-2
1984 - 0-2
1987 - 1-2
1991 - 0-2

All-Americans
1968 - Wayne Rankhorn, 2nd Team, SS
1969 - Dennis Green, Honorable Mention, P
1970 - David Lindsey, Honorable Mention, C
1971 - Mike Santi, Honorable Mention, SS
1971 - Butch Stinson, 2nd Team, P
1972 - Butch Stinson, 1st Team, P
1973 - Butch Stinson, 1st Team, P
1974 - Glenn Smith, 1st Team, SS
1974 - Mike McLaughlin, 2nd Team, P
1974 - Sam Hamstra, Honorable Mention, DH
1974 - Jamie Pride, Honorable Mention, 1B
1975 - Mike McLaughlin, 1st Team, P
1975 - Bob Hamilton, 1st Team, OF
1976 - Phil Stinson, 1st Team, SS
1976 - Glen Broadway, Honorable Mention, DH
1977 - Glenn Eddins, 2nd Team, 3B
1978 - Glenn Eddins, 1st Team, 3B
1980 - Mike Cunningham, 1st Team, OF
1980 - Steve Liddle, 1st Team, C
1980 - DeWayne Rosenbaum, Honorable Mention, P
1981 - Kal Koenig, 1st Team, P
1981 - Steve Liddle, Honorable Mention, C
1981 - Mel Williams, 2nd Team, OF
1981 - Walter Ward, Honorable Mention, IF
1983 - Mark Baird, Honorable Mention, IF
1984 - Brian Jones, 1st Team, P
1984 - Phillip Dickens, 1st Team, IF
1988 - Carmon Brown, Honorable Mention, SS
1988 - Keith Herston, Honorable Mention, P
1991 - Dwayne Snider, 1st Team, OF
1994 - Chris Gainer, Honorable Mention, SS
1997 - Richie Estep, Honorable Mention, DH
2000 - Wes Wilkerson, 1st Team, OF

NAIA Academic All-American
1985 - Mark Joseph, 1st Team, IF

Lipscomb's Most Valuable Players
1954 - Roy Smith
1955 - Ken Dugan
1956 - Ken Dugan
1957 - Ken Dugan
1958 - Bob Sayle
1959 - Ray Dickerson
1960 - John McCord
1961 - John McCord
1962 - Jack Jacobs
1963 - Lynn Brandon
1964 - Tony Hopper
1965 - Howard Wilson
1966 - Jim Pittman
1967 - Wayne Rankhorn
1968 - Wayne Rankhorn
1969 - Dennis Green
1970 - David Lindsey
1971 - Mike Santi
1972 - Jacob Robinson
1973 - Butch Stinson
1974 - Glenn Smith
1975 - Mike McLaughlin
1976 - Bobby Parsons
1977 - Bob Hamilton
1978 - Bobby Parsons
1979 - Glenn Eddins
1980 - Mike Cunningham
1981 - Walter Ward
1982 - Larry Breedlove
1983 - John Carreau
1984 - Phillip Dickens
1985 - Mark Joseph
1986 - Trey Hartman
1987 - Jim Bailey
1988 - Bryan True
1989 - Jon Williams
1992 - Brent McNutt
1993 - Brian Mast
1994 - Gary Johnson and Chris Gainer
1995 - Chris Gainer
1996 - Mark Cardin and Chris Gainer