2012 Baseball News
July 3, 2012
Storm Top 10 Countdown: No. 10
Our countdown begins by closing the book on the remarkable careers of Chris Dorff and Ryan Edwardson.
May 31, 2012
Simpson places 24 on spring academic all-conference team
Twenty-four student-athletes competing in spring sports met the requirements for the 2012 Iowa Conference All-Academic Team
May 17, 2012
Chia leads four Simpson players on all-IIAC team
Michael Chai earned first team all-conference honors, leading four Storm baseball players on the 2012 All-IIAC team.
May 11, 2012
Simpson eliminated from IIAC Tournament
Chris Dorff tied Simpson's career strikeout record in the Storm's 8-2 loss to Luther at the IIAC Tournament on Friday.
May 10, 2012
Simpson drops IIAC Tourney opener to Wartburg
Ethan Hale drove in two runs in Simpson's 6-3 loss to Wartburg in the first round of the IIAC Baseball Tournament.
May 9, 2012
Simpson Opens IIAC Tournament on Thursday
Simpson scheduled to play Wartburg at 1 p.m.
May 8, 2012
Arey, Chia named Student-Athletes of the Month
Junior softball player Kacee Arey and sophomore baseball player Michael Chia took home Student-Athlete of the Month honors for April 2012.
May 5, 2012
Storm close season with doubleheader split against Dubuque
Simpson split its doubleheader with Dubuque on Saturday, losing game one 4-3 before winning the nightcap 1-0.
May 4, 2012
Storm shut out Dubuque, clinch tournament berth
Simpson clinched a berth in the Iowa Conference Tournament with Friday's 3-0 win over Dubuque.
May 1, 2012
Grinnell hands Simpson non-conference loss
The Simpson baseball team traveled to Grinnell Tueaday, falling 9-1.
April 29, 2012
Baseball game suspended
Today's baseball game against Wartburg will be suspended until 4:30 p.m. due to continued rainfall in central Iowa.
April 29, 2012
Storm drop doubleheader to Wartburg
Simpson dropped its doubleheader with Wartburg on Sunday, losing 8-6 and 7-0.
April 28, 2012
Young's long outing goes for naught in loss to Wartburg
Aaron Young threw more than nine innings for the third time this season in Saturday's 6-2, 10-inning loss to Wartburg.
April 27, 2012
Weekend baseball schedule altered
Friday night's baseball game against Wartburg has been postponed to Saturday. The doubleheader will be played Sunday.
April 21, 2012
Storm sweep Buena Vista, take series
Jake Barr had three hits and a homer in game two as Simpson swept Buena Vista 8-3 and 10-2 on Saturday.
April 20, 2012
Storm drop extra-inning battle to Buena Vista
Aaron Young threw nine-plus innings Friday night but Buena Vista came back for a 3-1, 10-inning win.
April 17, 2012
SAAC holds recognition banquet
Simpson's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its annual awards banquet Monday, April 16.
April 17, 2012
Ruehle named IIAC Pitcher of the Week
Kyle Ruehle threw a complete-game one-hitter against Cornell on April 13.
April 14, 2012
Storm outslug Rams, take series
Simpson picked up a much-needed series win after beating Cornell 11-6 on Saturday.
April 13, 2012
Baseball series with Cornell altered
Simpson and Cornell will play a doubleheader at 5 p.m. Friday and a nine-inning game Saturday at 11 a.m.
April 13, 2012
Ruehle's gem helps Storm split with Cornell
Kyle Ruehle threw his first career shutout in Simpson's 11-0 win over Cornell in game two. Cornell took the opener 3-0.
April 12, 2012
Simpson leads early but falls to Grinnell
Colton Calvert went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs in Simpson's 11-9 loss to Grinnell on Thursday.
April 11, 2012
Bats quiet in loss to Central
Simpson fell to Central 7-3 on Wednesday night.
April 7, 2012
Storm drop pair of 1-run heartbreakers to Coe
Simpson dropped a doubleheader to Coe on Saturday, losing game one 3-2 and falling 5-4 in 10 innings in the nightcap.
April 6, 2012
Storm ride quick start to win over Coe
Michael Chia drove in four runs and Simpson scored six in the first two innings, beating Coe 10-6 in the series opener on Friday.
April 3, 2012
Storm suffer doubleheader sweep at Central
Tyler Crandell had five hits but Simpson got swept by Central on Tuesday afternoon, 7-2 and 4-3 (8).
April 2, 2012
Winegard, Craig named Student-Athletes of the Month
Softball player Chelsea Winegard and baseball player Tyler Craig earned Student-Athlete of the Month for honors for March 2012.
March 31, 2012
Heitmeier's walk-off helps Storm split with Luther
Blake Heitmeier's walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning in game two of Saturday's doubleheader with Luther gave Simpson a 2-1 win.
March 30, 2012
Storm top Luther under the lights
Aaron Young threw 124 pitches in 7 2/3 innings and Simpson beat Luther 8-5 on Friday night.
March 26, 2012
Craig named IIAC Athlete of the Week
Tyler Craig hit .600 with two game-winning hits in the Storm's three-game sweep of Loras over the weekend.
March 25, 2012
Storm slide past Loras for series sweep
Tyler Craig hit a two-run homer in the third and Aaron Young threw six strong innings as Simpson beat Loras 5-1 on Sunday afternoon.
March 24, 2012
Simpson sweeps Loras in home opener
Tyler Craig went 4-for-6 at the plate in leading Simpson to a 3-2, 4-1 sweep of Loras on Saturday afternoon.
March 22, 2012
Baseball home-opening series undergoes time changes
Friday's single game has been moved to Sunday at 1 p.m. and Saturday's doubleheader will be pushed back to a 2 p.m. start.
March 9, 2012
Storm close RussMatt Invitational
Simpson suffered a 4-3 loss to Marian (Wis.) to close play at the RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational on Friday.
March 7, 2012
Storm fall to Concordia, Coe
Simpson dropped a pair of contests Wednesday, losing to Concordia-Chicago 8-4 and Coe 10-0.
March 4, 2012
Storm open Spring Break 3-1
Simpson opened play at the RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational by going 3-1 over the weekend.
February 28, 2012
Barr named IIAC Player of the Week
Jake Barr hit .467 with two home runs in three games at the Ozarks Baseball Classic on Feb. 17-19.
February 19, 2012
Simpson loses lead against Westminster
Simpson couldn't hold on to a 10-1 lead, losing to Westminster 13-10 on Sunday.
February 18, 2012
Millsaps downs Storm with late rally
A seven-run fourth inning wasn't enough for Simpson on Saturday in an 11-10 loss to Millsaps.
February 17, 2012
Simpson handcuffed by Ozarks in opener
Runs were hard to come by for Simpson in the season opener, dropping a 6-1 decision to Ozarks on Friday afternoon.