Carroll High School’s all-time leading scorer is heading back to the Summit City.
Senior Greg Kaiser had two hits, including a three-run home run in the first inning, to lead IPFW to a 4-3 baseball road win at Purdue University of the Big Ten Conference Tuesday night.
IPFW senior outfielder Brandon Soat was named National Hitter of the Week, while Texas A&M senior right-handed pitcher Kyle Simonds was named National Pitcher of the Week.
The six-foot-three guard averaged 18.7 points a game as a senior, leading the Spartans to the SAC championship their first season in the conference.
Shaw comes to IPFW after spending the 2015-16 season as an assistant coach with the men’s program at Fresno Pacific University.
The Homestead grad was also selected as the Summit League Player of the Week after going 13-for-15 against SDSU.
IPFW posted season-highs in runs, hits (19), RBIs (18), triples (2) and total bases (36) in the series finale at South Dakota State. The Mastodons scored in every inning against the Jackrabbits en route to the game ending per the run rule after seven innings. IPFW scored two runs in the first, five in the second, one in the third, six in the fourth, one in the fifth, two in the sixth and one in seventh.
For the second year in a row the IPFW baseball team is teaming up with Versus Cancer to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research.
Despite the disappointment of Saturday’s results, Coach Gower and crew still had plenty to celebrate as they were awarded the league’s second automatic bid to the 2016 NAIA National Championships as the tourney runner-up. It will be the second time in program history the Foresters have qualified for NAIA nationals.
Junior Jackson Boyce had three hits and three RBIs, and senior Brandon Soat added two hits and three RBIs, as well, to lead IPFW to a 7-5 Summit League baseball road win at South Dakota State University Saturday afternoon at Erv Huether Field in Brookings, South Dakota.
Albrecht announced on his Twitter page Tuesday that he will be using his 5th year of eligibility to play at Purdue as a graduate transfer.
Storie is 5-5 this season with a 4.83 earned run average, making 11 appearances/starts with 46 strikeouts over 63.1 inning
The Indiana Tech baseball team swept Siena Heights on Sunday afternoon at Warrior Stadium, winning 5-0, and, 7-2, respectively, to extend their winning streak to five games on Senior Day and gave ninth-year head coach Kip McWilliams his 300 and 301st career wins.
V.J Beachem will return for one more year at Notre Dame.
Caleb Swanigan is one of 70 players to be invited to this year’s NBA draft combine.
The architect of the St. Francis softball program was immortalized on Friday afternoon as the school dedicated the diamond to former coach Larry Westendorf by naming it Westerndorf Field.
Redshirt-senior Greg Kaiser and senior Brandon Soat each collected three hits on the day to lead IPFW to a Summit League baseball doubleheader split against Omaha Friday afternoon at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne.
With the 34th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft the Dallas Cowboys selected Fort Wayne native Jaylon Smith on Friday night.
After four spectacular seasons at Marshall University punter Tyler Williams is looking for his shot at the NFL.
Junior Jackson Boyce and sophomore Zak Kellogg each collected three hits, and redshirt-senior Greg Kaiser had two hits and three RBIs, to lead IPFW to a 10-0 baseball win past IU South Bend Wednesday.