2016 Baseball Headlines

  • Former Huntingdon standout joins Double-A Mississippi Braves
    June 24, 2016
    PEARL, Miss. – Former Huntingdon catcher Joseph Odom made his Double-A debut this week. Odom joined the Mississippi Braves on Thursday and earned his first start in Double-A in an 8-3 loss to the Jacksonville Suns. Odom scored one run in the game.
  • 176 Hawks recognized on USA South Academic All-Conference Team
    June 08, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – More than 170 Huntingdon College student-athletes were recognized with the release of the USA South Academic All-Conference team on Wednesday.
  • 10 Hawks named NSCA All-American Athletes of the Year
    June 06, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Ten Huntingdon student-athletes were among those honored with the release of the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s All-American Athlete of the Year awards.
  • Huntingdon’s Kucera earns All-Region honors
    May 24, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon senior Patrick Kucera was recognized with the release of the D3baseball.com All-Region teams on Tuesday.
  • Time Change for Huntingdon Hawks Showcase Skills Camp
    May 20, 2016
    Due to the weather forecast and chance of rain for Friday, there have been time changes to Saturday's Huntingdon Hawks Showcase Skills Camp. The Showcase Skills Camp was originally scheduled to run from 9 a.m.--1 p.m. It will now run from 2 p.m.--5 p.m.
  • Hawks end season with loss to Thomas More in South Regional
    May 19, 2016
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team's second NCAA postseason appearance ended with a 4-2 loss to Thomas More on Thursday on the second day of the Division III South Regional.
  • Huntingdon falls to No. 5 Birmingham-Southern in regional opener
    May 18, 2016
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team opened the NCAA Division III South Regional with a 7-0 loss to fifth-ranked Birmingham-Southern on Wednesday.
  • Hawks excited about second NCAA Regional appearance
    May 17, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon head baseball coach D.J. Conville is looking to keep his team mentally sharp as they head into the NCAA Division III South Regional in Mount Berry, Ga. on Wednesday.
  • Hawks to open NCAA Regional against Birmingham-Southern
    May 16, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team will open the postseason against Birmingham-Southern on Wednesday in the South Regional at Berry College. The Hawks and Panthers will play in the second game on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. (Central). Huntingdon (27-17) is the No. 5 seed in the six-team South Regional in Mount Berry, Ga. Birmingham-Southern (37-11) is the No. 2 seed.
  • Spivey’s 6 RBIs power Hawks past Quakers
    April 24, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon senior Anthony Spivey made his final game at Posey Field a memorable one. Spivey finished 3-for-4 with two home runs, a triple, six RBIs and three runs on Sunday as the Hawks closed the regular season with an 11-1 win over Guilford College.
  • Conville becomes Hawks’ winningest baseball coach
    April 23, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team took two games from Guilford College on Saturday as head coach D.J. Conville became the winningest coach in 56 seasons of Huntingdon baseball. With a 5-3 win in Game 1 and a 3-0 win in seven innings in Game 2, Conville reached win No. 320 at Huntingdon to set a new mark for the program.
  • USA South Champs: Hawks take two from Maryville to win title
    April 17, 2016
    WILSON, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team won twice on Sunday to capture its first USA South Athletic Conference championship. Behind a dominant pitching performance from Tournament MVP Zach McGrady, the Hawks beat Maryville 1-0 to force a deciding Game 2. In the final game, with runners on second and third and two outs, left fielder Alec Raley made a diving catch to preserve a 9-8 win.
  • Huntingdon advances to conference tournament finals
    April 16, 2016
    WILSON, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team had a tough start on Saturday but the Hawks are still alive in the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament. Huntingdon lost to Maryville 9-2 in the winners bracket finals before eliminating LaGrange 6-2 in the losers bracket finals. Huntingdon (22-17) will face Maryville (29-13) in the tournament championship on Sunday.
  • Hines’ RBI single lifts Hawks in bottom of the 9th
    April 15, 2016
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Junior Josh Hines hit a two-out, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Gunnar Peters and give the Huntingdon baseball team an 8-7 win over North Carolina Wesleyan on Friday in the second round of the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament. The seventh-seeded Hawks (21-16) will play fourth-seeded Maryville (28-13) in the winners bracket finals on Saturday at 11 a.m. Central. The winner will advance to the conference championship on Sunday.
  • Hawks take down LaGrange in Rd. 1 of conference tournament
    April 14, 2016
    WILSON, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team opened the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament with a 4-2 win over LaGrange on Thursday.
  • Kucera named first-team All-Conference
    April 13, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon senior Patrick Kucera earned All-Conference honors with the release of the USA South All-Conference baseball awards on Wednesday. Kucera was named first-team as an outfielder. This is the second straight season Kucera has earned All-Conference honors. The Daphne, Ala., native was a second-team selection last season.
  • Huntingdon comes up short at Methodist
    April 10, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team came up short in a 4-0 loss to Methodist on Sunday in Game 3 of a three-game conference series.
  • Huntingdon loses at Methodist
    April 09, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team fell to Methodist 11-1 on Saturday in the second game of a USA South Athletic Conference series
  • Hawks give up lead late in loss to Methodist
    April 08, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team lost to Methodist 8-7 on Friday in the first game of a three-game USA South Athletic Conference series.
  • Huntingdon baseball edges Rhodes
    April 05, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team built a three-run lead early and held off Rhodes College for a 3-2 win on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Huntingdon bounces back to earn split with Covenant
    April 02, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team lost its first game but won the second game of a doubleheader with Covenant on Saturday. The Hawks fell 10-8 in Game 1 and won 13-4 in Game 2. Game 1 of the series was rained out on Friday night.
  • Friday’s baseball game with Covenant rained out
    April 01, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team's Friday night game with Covenant at Posey Field has been rained out. Saturday's doubleheader with Covenant is now scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
  • Hawks fall to Oglethorpe in 10 innings
    March 29, 2016
    ATLANTA – The Huntingdon baseball team built an eight-run lead early but couldn't hold off Oglethorpe in a 12-11 loss in 10 innings on Tuesday night.
  • Huntingdon sweeps doubleheader, takes series from Maryville
    March 26, 2016
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon baseball team bounced back with a doubleheader sweep of Maryville on Saturday. The Hawks won the first game 8-4 and took the second game 5-0 to win the USA South Athletic Conference series. Maryville won the first game of the series 7-3 on Friday night.
  • Hawks fall in Game 1 of Maryville series
    March 25, 2016
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon baseball team fell behind early and lost to Maryville College 7-3 on Friday night in the first game of a three-game USA South Athletic Conference series.
  • Huntingdon rallies late to beat No. 2 Birmingham-Southern
    March 22, 2016
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team overcame a six-run deficit to knock off second-ranked Birmingham-Southern 11-9 on Tuesday night. The Hawks (15-10) trailed 8-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning, but scored six runs in the seventh and three runs in the eighth to complete the comeback. The Hawks put together seven hits in the two innings and finished the game with 12 hits.
  • Hawks complete sweep of 14th-ranked Piedmont
    March 21, 2016
    DEMOREST, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team used a five-run fifth inning to take control and knock off 14th-ranked Piedmont College 6-3 on Sunday. The win capped a three-game sweep for Huntingdon (14-10, 5-4 USA South) and is the first conference sweep of the season for the Hawks. Huntingdon won the first game 14-1 on Friday night and took the second game 8-5 in 10 innings on Saturday.
  • Watson earns USA South Athlete of the Week honors
    March 21, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon senior Zack Watson was named an USA South Athlete of the Week on Monday.
  • Huntingdon takes Game 2 with No. 14 Piedmont in 10 innings
    March 19, 2016
    DEMOREST, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team scored three runs with two outs in the top of the 10th inning to get by 14th-ranked Piedmont 8-5 on Saturday. The win was the Hawks' second straight over their conference rival. Huntingdon (13-10, 4-4 USA South) took Game 1 of the series 14-1 on Friday night. Huntingdon and Piedmont (15-7, 3-5 USA South) will close out the series on Sunday at 1 p.m. Central.
  • Watson’s three-hitter helps Hawks shut down No. 14 Piedmont
    March 18, 2016
    DEMOREST, Ga. – Senior Zack Watson threw a complete-game three-hitter and the Huntingdon baseball team downed 14th-ranked Piedmont 14-1 on Friday night. Huntingdon (12-10, 3-4 USA South) and Piedmont (15-6, 3-4 USA South) will meet in Game 2 of the three-game series on Saturday at 2 p.m. Central.
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