2019 Baseball News

  • Storm close out season series with Coe
    April 20, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team had a tough matchup all weekend against the top team in the American Rivers Conference and No. 15 in the country, Coe and lost 8-5 and 15-5 in Saturday’s doubleheader.
  • Storm unable to slow Coe offense in loss
    April 19, 2019
    Truman Schmitt drove in two runs to highlight the Simpson baseball team’s 12-2 loss against No. 15 Coe on Friday at McBride Field.
  • Creger paces offense in loss at Central
    April 16, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team could not overcome an early deficit on Tuesday and eventually fell to Central, 8-3, on the road.
  • Arnold homers in loss at Loras
    April 15, 2019
    Kolton Arnold pushed his hit streak to 12 games by ripping a two-run homer in the first inning, but the Storm could not hold on and lost 8-5 at Loras on Monday.
  • Loras rallies to claim twin bill over Storm
    April 13, 2019
    Truman Schmitt drilled his fifth home run of the season as the Simpson baseball team dropped a pair of games at Loras on Saturday. The Duhawks won 7-4 in the opener and 11-5 in the finale.
  • Weather alters Storm baseball's weekend series
    April 11, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team’s upcoming weekend series at Loras will now begin on Saturday, instead of Friday. The game originally scheduled for Friday, will now be played on Monday at 2 p.m., with the Saturday doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.
  • Storm fall in close-knit battle at home
    April 09, 2019
    In the series rubber match on Tuesday, Nebraska Wesleyan snuck out of McBride Field with a 7-5 victory over the Simpson baseball squad.
  • Storm drop series at Dubuque
    April 06, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team ran into a tough Dubuque squad on Saturday and dropped both games in the series-ending doubleheader. The Spartans won 6-0 and 3-1 over the Storm to move a spot ahead in the American Rivers Conference standings.
  • Dubuque clips Storm in series opener
    April 05, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team dropped a 4-2 American Rivers Conference contest on Friday at Dubuque to move to 3-3 in league play.
  • Storm erupt for 14 runs in win at Nebraska Wesleyan
    April 02, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team remain above .500 in American Rivers Conference play after going splitting its doubleheader at Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday. The Storm lost 7-3 in the opener and revenged the loss with a 14-2 blowout triumph in the finale.
  • Offense shines in split with Bethany Lutheran
    March 31, 2019
    Truman Schmitt ripped a solo home run and drove in three runs to help the Simpson baseball team complete the comeback to win 7-6 over Bethany Lutheran on Saturday. The Vikings split the doubleheader with a 15-11 triumph in the finale.
  • Simpson baseball updates weekend series schedule
    March 29, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team will now play a doubleheader at Bethany Lutheran on Sunday and not play its previously scheduled games on Saturday.
  • Storm play longball in doubleheader split with Cornell
    March 27, 2019
    Nathan Carlin homered, Tanner Jansen tossed complete-game and the Simpson baseball team beat Cornell 5-3 in game one to split Wednesday’s doubleheader at McBride Field. The Rams won game two 9-6.
  • Storm sweep Buena Vista, win conference-opening series
    March 23, 2019
    Zach Hollingsworth got it done at the plate and on the mound to lead the Simpson baseball team to a doubleheader sweep of Buena Vista on Saturday, winning game one 8-5 and game two 9-7. The Storm took 2 of 3 in the conference-opening series.
  • Two-run eighth lifts Buena Vista over Storm in home opener
    March 22, 2019
    Tanner Jansen enjoyed a strong outing on the mound and Kolton Arnold had a game-high three hits, but a two-run eighth inning proved to be the difference as Buena Vista edged the Simpson baseball team 4-2 in the home opener Friday.
  • Schmitt lands on D3Baseball.com Team of the Week
    March 19, 2019
    After being named as the American Rivers Conference Male Athlete and Position Player of the Week, Truman Schmitt has been placed on the D3Baseball.com Team of the Week at catcher, for the games during March 11-17.
  • Storm’s upset bid falls short at Iowa
    March 19, 2019
    With five freshmen in the starting lineup, the Simpson baseball team missed on a couple opportunities to pull off the upset at the University of Iowa on Tuesday, and fell 7-2 to the Hawkeyes.
  • Storm reschedule game at Iowa for Tuesday
    March 18, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team will play at Iowa tomorrow, Tuesday, March 19 in Iowa City. The game is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
  • Truman named A-R-C Athlete of the Week
    March 18, 2019
    Junior baseball player Truman Schmitt has been named the American Rivers Conference Male Athlete and Position Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Storm collect two wins to close out Florida trip
    March 15, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team left Florida on Friday with a 6-1 record after winning 3-1 and 7-5 over Crown to close the week out on a high note.
  • Arnold’s clutch hit pushes Storm over Beloit
    March 14, 2019
    Kolton Arnold capped off his stellar day with a walk-off RBI single on Thursday to give the Simpson baseball team a 10-9 win over Beloit.
  • Storm suffer first loss of season
    March 12, 2019
    The winning streak ends at three games for the Simpson baseball team as the squad lost 11-6 to New Jersey City on Tuesday in Florida.
  • Schmitt paces Storm in offensive battle
    March 11, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team survived a scare on Monday as the squad came back from trailing by five runs to win 11-10 over Curry College.
  • Held earns A-R-C Pitcher of the Week accolade
    March 11, 2019
    Freshman Brady Held has been named American Rivers Conference Pitcher of the Week for the period ending Sunday, March 10, the conference office announced Monday.
  • Jansen, Held tally complete games for Simpson
    March 10, 2019
    Tanner Jansen and Brady Held both pitched complete games to guide the Simpson baseball team to a sweep of Utica on Sunday on opening day action for the Storm.
  • Storm hit the road for season opener
    March 08, 2019
    The Simpson baseball team embarks on its spring trip to Florida this weekend and will open up the 2019 campaign on Sunday against Utica in a doubleheader.
  • Simpson at Iowa baseball game cancelled
    February 28, 2019
    The Simpson baseball game at the University of Iowa, scheduled on Wednesday, March 6, has been cancelled.
  • Weekend baseball games postponed
    February 25, 2019
    The Simpson baseball games scheduled for this upcoming Saturday and Sunday in Topeka, Kan. have been postponed due to the weather.
  • Storm selected eighth in A-R-C preseason rankings
    February 07, 2019
    The American Rivers Conference coaches picked the Simpson baseball team eighth in the 2019 Preseason Coaches’ Poll.