2013 Headlines

  • Huntingdon’s Odom drafted by Atlanta Braves
    June 08, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon catcher Joseph Odom remembers watching the Atlanta Braves as a kid. The thought of playing professional baseball was more than just a dream for Odom, it became a goal. On Saturday, Odom moved one step closer to that goal when he was drafted by the Braves in the 13th round of the MLB Draft.
  • Odom named ABCA All-American; pitchers Lawler and Brown named All-Region
    June 04, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The accolades continue for the Huntingdon baseball team. Coming off a second straight 30-win season and the program's first appearance in a NCAA Regional, three Hawks were recently recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Junior catcher Joseph Odom was named second-team All-American and joined pitchers Neil Lawler and Craig Brown on the ABCA All-South Region teams.
  • Huntingdon’s Odom named to D3baseball.com All-American team
    May 24, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon catcher Joseph Odom developed into one of Division III's top power hitters and helped the Hawks reach their first NCAA Regional this season. The junior from Vestavia Hills, Ala., led Division III with 14 home runs and was third in Division III with 60 RBIs. For Division III players with at least 160 at-bats, he was third with a .706 slugging percentage. His performance was recognized this week with the release of the D3baseball.com All-American teams. Odom was named third-team All-American. He was recognized as a first-team All-South Region selection earlier this week by D3baseball.com.
  • Odom and Belyeu represent Hawks on D3baseball.com All-Region teams
    May 20, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon catcher Joseph Odom and pitcher Corey Belyeu were both named All-Region by D3baseball.com on Monday. Odom was a first-team All-South selection and Belyeu was a third-team All-South selection.
  • Huntingdon’s first NCAA Regional ends against 4th-ranked Salisbury
    May 18, 2013
    MILLINGTON, Tenn. – The Huntingdon baseball team's first NCAA Regional appearance came to an end on Saturday on the final day of the Division III South Regional. The 22nd-ranked Hawks matched fourth-ranked Salisbury for six innings before the Sea Gulls pulled away late for a 9-3 win. Huntingdon finished 2-2 in the regional and ended the season with a 32-11 record.
  • Huntingdon baseball advances to final day of South Regional
    May 17, 2013
    MILLINGTON, Tenn. – The Huntingdon baseball team took another step in the NCAA Division III South Regional on Friday. A day after winning their first postseason game of the NCAA era, the Hawks eliminated Bridgewater 6-2 on the third day of the South Regional. The Hawks, who are making their first appearance in a NCAA Regional, need two wins on Saturday to claim the South Regional title. Huntingdon (32-10) will play Salisbury on Saturday at noon. With a win, the Hawks would play for the regional championship 3:30 p.m.
  • Brown’s two-hitter sets tone for Hawks on Day 2 of South Regional
    May 16, 2013
    MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Senior pitcher Craig Brown threw a two-hitter to lead the Huntingdon baseball team in the elimination round of the NCAA Division III South Regional on Thursday. Brown (7-1) struck out five and walked two in nine innings as the Hawks shut out Randolph-Macon 5-0 on the second day of the South Regional. The win was the first postseason victory for the Huntingdon baseball program during the NCAA era.
  • Huntingdon falls to Methodist in 10th inning in Game 1 of South Regional
    May 15, 2013
    MILLINGTON, Tenn. – The Huntingdon baseball team gave up a run in the top of the 10th inning as Methodist took a 4-3 win Wednesday in the opening game of the NCAA Division III South Regional. The Hawks (30-10) will play Randolph-Macon (23-18-1) in an elimination game on Thursday at noon.
  • Hawks want to make most of first NCAA baseball regional
    May 14, 2013
    MILLINGTON, Tenn. – The Huntingdon baseball team kept things loose during its final practice of the season at Posey Field on Monday. Hours after learning they were headed to a NCAA regional for the first time, the Hawks were excited and focused on their next challenge.
  • Huntingdon baseball to face Methodist in NCAA Regional
    May 13, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team is headed to its first NCAA Regional. The Hawks were one of 56 teams selected by the NCAA Division III Baseball Committee on Monday morning. This is the first time Huntingdon has qualified for the postseason as a NCAA program.
  • Huntingdon baseball ranked No. 1 in latest NCAA South Region poll
    May 06, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team moved up to No. 1 in the latest NCAA South Region poll. The Hawks were ranked second, behind Salisbury, in the first region poll released in April.
  • Huntingdon baseball earns 30th win of the season
    April 27, 2013
    LaGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team scored four runs in the first three innings and got by LaGrange 4-3 on Saturday. The win was the 30th of the season for the Hawks (30-9), marking the second straight 30-win season for Huntingdon. It was the second win over LaGrange (22-23) in a three-game series. Huntingdon won the first game 6-5 in 10 innings on Friday night. The two teams will wrap up their series on Sunday at 1 p.m.
  • Huntingdon baseball wins second straight 10-inning game
    April 26, 2013
    LaGRANGE, Ga. – Huntingdon scored two runs in the top of the 10th inning and held off LaGrange in the bottom of the inning for a 6-5 win Friday night.
  • Hawks rally in bottom of 10th for win over Point University
    April 24, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team rallied to beat Point University 8-7 in 10 innings on Wednesday night. It was the Hawks' 15th straight win at Posey Field. With three road games remaining this weekend, Huntingdon (28-9) closes the regular season with a 19-1 record at home this season.
  • Huntingdon baseball wins Game 3 for sweep of Piedmont
    April 21, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team rallied from an early deficit and knocked off Piedmont 6-4 on Sunday for a weekend sweep at Posey Field. The Hawks (27-9) beat Piedmont (19-21) 5-3 and 6-2 on Saturday.
  • Huntingdon baseball takes Game 1 and Game 2 from Piedmont
    April 20, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team took the first two games of a three-game series from Piedmont on Saturday. The Hawks won the first game 5-3 and won the second game 6-2. The two teams will wrap up the series on Sunday at 1 p.m. The game will also be Senior Day for the Hawks (26-9).
  • Huntingdon baseball completes season sweep of Birmingham-Southern
    April 16, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Keegan Lambeth and Seth Currie drove in five runs and Huntingdon's pitching and defense took care of the rest as the Hawks beat Birmingham-Southern 5-4 on Tuesday. The win capped a season-sweep of the Panthers. The Hawks (24-9) beat Birmingham-Southern (25-12) 4-3 and 4-1 earlier this season.
  • Huntingdon baseball completes sweep of Covenant
    April 13, 2013
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team swept Covenant 4-3 and 10-4 on Saturday in a pair of seven-inning games. Huntingdon won the first game of the series 6-4 on Friday. Huntingdon (23-9) carries a seven-game winning streak into Tuesday's game with 20th-ranked Birmingham-Southern. Game time is set for 6 p.m. at Posey Field.
  • Odom thankful for opportunities Huntingdon has provided
    April 13, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon junior Joseph Odom remembers his first visit to campus. Almost immediately, he knew Huntingdon College was where he wanted to be.
  • Huntingdon baseball rallies past Covenant in 9th inning
    April 12, 2013
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team rallied from a two-run deficit in the ninth inning to knock off Covenant 6-4 on Friday. The win was the fifth straight for the Hawks.
  • Blackwell's 7 RBIs help Hawks complete sweep of Berry
    April 07, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Huntingdon baseball team got off to a strong start on Sunday. But after scoring seven runs in the first inning, the Hawks had to rally late in the game to beat Berry 15-12. Trailing 11-10 with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, Tyler Blackwell doubled down the left-field line to bring in three runs and give the Hawks a 13-11 lead. The junior first baseman finished the day 4-for-4 with seven RBIs and two runs.
  • Free frustrates Vikings as Hawks' baseball takes Game 2 of series
    April 06, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Huntingdon pitcher Gavin Free kept Berry College off balance on Saturday as the Hawks took a 9-1 victory.
  • Huntingdon baseball shuts out Berry in seven innings
    April 05, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Huntingdon baseball team scored 10 runs in the first four innings and beat Berry College 11-0 in a seven-inning game Friday night.
  • Huntingdon baseball gets back on track against Millsaps
    April 02, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team got off to a slow start on Tuesday but bounced back for an 11-6 win over Millsaps at Posey Field.
  • 17th-ranked Hawks come up short at Mississippi College
    March 30, 2013
    CLINTON, Miss – The Huntingdon baseball team got off to a good start on Saturday, but Mississippi College rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Hawks 6-5.
  • 17th-ranked Hawks drop two at Mississippi College
    March 29, 2013
    CLINTON, Miss – The Huntingdon baseball team had opportunities on Friday but came up short in two games with Mississippi College. The Hawks, ranked 17th by the American Baseball Coaches Association, lost the first game 4-3 in a shortened seven-inning game and dropped the second game 8-7 in 11 innings.
  • 20th-ranked Hawks split with two-time defending national champion Marietta
    March 23, 2013
    MARIETTA, Ohio – The Huntingdon baseball team scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to win Game 1 on Saturday and two-time defending national champion Marietta took Game 2. Huntingdon, ranked 20th by the American Baseball Coaches Association, won the first game 6-5. Marietta, ranked sixth by the ABCA and fourth by D3baseball.com, won the second game 9-2
  • Odom’s two home runs lift 20th-ranked Hawks over Muskingum
    March 22, 2013
    NEW CONCORD, Ohio – In a game where hits were at a premium, the Huntingdon Hawks made the most of their opportunities in a 7-4 win over Muskingum on Friday. Huntingdon (15-5), which entered the national rankings this week at No. 20 in the American Baseball Coaches Association poll, finished the game with six hits and held Muskingum to three hits.
  • Huntingdon baseball completes sweep of Methodist
    March 16, 2013
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon pitching staff set the tone Saturday as the Hawks completed a two-game sweep of Methodist University with a 6-1 win. Huntingdon won the first game 16-3 on Friday night.
Load More