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Wartburg baseball assistant takes over at IIAC foe

Wartburg baseball assistant takes over at IIAC foe

Wartburg baseball assistant coach Matt Schirm is the new head coach at Iowa Conference foe Central, the Dutch announced today. Schirm, who was with the Knights for four seasons, takes over for Adam Stevens, who left for a similar post at Aurora after 11 years at the helm. “I couldn’t be […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Ryan Powers takes a swing during Wartburg's final regular season series against Central. The senior third-baseman received first-team all-region honors for the second consecutive season.

All-region baseball features three Knights

  First-baseman DJ Utley and third-baseman Ryan Powers represent Wartburg on d3baseball.com’s All-Central Region first team. Pitcher Ben Rettenmeier garnered second-team honors. Utley, the Iowa Conference position player of the year, hit .407 with 14 doubles, seven home runs and 37 RBI in his first season with the Knights after […]

by · May 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
D.J. Utley takes a swing at the Iowa Conference tournament. The junior is the Iowa Conference's position player of the year in his first season with the Knights.

Utley is IIAC baseball MVP

    Wartburg junior first-baseman/utility player D.J. Utley is the Iowa Conference baseball position player of the year, the league announced Wednesday afternoon. In his first season with the Knights, the junior college transfer from DMACC led the conference in on-base percentage (.503) and home runs (7). He batted .407 and […]

by · May 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
NCAA releases D-III baseball bracket

NCAA releases D-III baseball bracket

The NCAA released the bracket for the 2014 Division III Baseball Championships early Monday morning. Shenandoah, Linfield, Webster, Wis.-Whitewater, Moravian, Eastern Connecticut State, Cortland State and Marietta are the top seeds. Forty teams received automatic Pool A bids from their conferences, while Case Western Reserve and Emory got Pool B bids […]

by · May 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Simpson ends Wartburg’s season with ninth-inning rally

Simpson ends Wartburg’s season with ninth-inning rally

Wartburg blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning of an Iowa Conference tournament elimination game Friday as Simpson came back to win 7-6 and end the Knights season in front of 625 at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids. With two outs and the bases loaded, Bud Smith hit […]

by · May 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
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