2010-11 Wesley College Baseball News

August 9, 2011
Benedict Named Defensive Player of the Year
Wesley College shortstop Rob Benedict was named the Futures Collegiate Baseball League Defensive Player of the Year.

July 21, 2011
Benedict Named ECAC South All-Star
Wesley College shortstop Rob Benedict was named to the ECAC Division III South All-Star team as a first team selection.

July 8, 2011
Kimmel Named to NYCBL All-Star Team
Wesley College first baseman Geoff Kimmel was chosen to the New York Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Team and will play in the league's all-star contest on July 11.

June 30, 2011
74 Wolverines Named All-Academic
Wesley College would like to congratulate the following 74 student-athletes who were named to the Capital Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.

May 29, 2011
Wolverines' Benedict and Keckler Earn All-South
Wesley College placed a pair of players on the American Baseball Coaches Association All-South Region team for the second straight season.

May 4, 2011
Benedict, Keckler Earn All-CAC
Wesley College's Rob Benedict and DJ Keckler were named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference First Team.

April 27, 2011
Wesley Wins on Senior Day
Wesley College used a five-run seventh inning to pick up a 9-3 win over Arcadia on Senior Day in a game played at Schutte Park.

April 16, 2011
Eagles Outslug Wesley in CACs
Both teams homered twice, but it was Mary Washington pulling out an 11-7 win over Wesley College in the CAC Playoffs.

April 15, 2011
Wolverines Eliminate York (Pa.)
Wesley College's Steve Perone hit a three-run homer and the duo of Jordan Lozzi and Zach Stuart kept the York (Pa.) offense in check as the Wolverines eliminated the Spartans from the CAC Playoffs.

April 15, 2011
CAC Tournament Homepage
Click the link for the host institution homepage for the 2011 CAC Baseball Playoffs.

April 14, 2011
Wesley Falls at Frostburg St.
Wesley brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth inning, but Frostburg State's Britton Quayle forced a fly out to end the game and gave the Bobcats a 5-3 win in the first round of the CAC Playoffs.

April 10, 2011
Wesley Outlasts York (Pa.) in 12th
A sacrifice fly by Corey Jefferson in the 12th inning brought home the winning run as Wesley College picked up a 4-3 win over York (Pa.) in the regular season CAC finale.

April 9, 2011
Wolverines Swept at Salisbury
Salisbury scored four runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game in the opener, then made a single run hold up in the second game to sweep Wesley, 6-1 and 1-0.

April 8, 2011
Weather Forces Schedule Adjustments
Heavy rains in the Mid-Atlantic Region have forced schedule changes for the baseball team, as well as both tennis teams.

April 7, 2011
Wesley Falls to Salisbury
Salisbury took advantage of six walks and four hit batters to capture an 11-3 win over Wesley in CAC play.

April 3, 2011
Frostburg St. Takes Two from Wesley
Wesley College had the winning run on base, but Britton Quayle locked down his second save of the day as Frostburg State held on for a 6-5 win in game two after a 2-0 victory in the opener.

April 2, 2011
Frostburg Overthrows Wesley
Frostburg's 18 hits proved to be too much for the Wolverines to handle.

April 1, 2011
Murphy Featured on CAC Website
Wesley College's Kevin Murphy is the subject of this week's Introducing feature on the Capital Athletic Conference website.

March 31, 2011
Weather Forces Schedule Changes
Weather in the Mid-Atlantic Region has forced several schedule changes for the Wesley College baseball team.

March 29, 2011
Wolverines Sweep Stevenson
Wesley College used a two-run seventh to take the opener and got a complete game from Jordan Lozzi in the second game to take a CAC twinbill from Stevenson, 6-4 and 3-2.

March 26, 2011
Stevenson Games PPD
Due to scheduling conflicts at the Ripken Baseball Academy, the CAC doubleheader between Wesley College and Stevenson had to be postponed.

March 25, 2011
Wesley Falls to Stevenson
Stevenson used a five-run eighth to erase a two-run deficit and claimed a 9-7 win over Wesley College.

March 24, 2011
Stevenson Game Postponed
Due to inclement weather in the Dover, Delaware area, the CAC baseball game between Wesley and Stevenson scheduled for March 24 has been postponed 24 hours.

March 23, 2011
Game at York (Pa.) Postponed
For the second time this season, the Wesley College baseball team's trip to York (Pa.) has been postponed due to inclement weather.

March 22, 2011
Wolverines Receive Votes in Top 25
The Wesley College baseball team is again among the teams receiving votes in the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Top 25.

March 21, 2011
Benedict Honored by CAC
Wesley College junior shortstop Rob Benedict was named the Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks.

March 19, 2011
Wesley Sweeps No. 23 Mary Washington
Wesley College swept a CAC doubleheader from No. 23 Mary Washington, 3-1 and 8-6.

March 17, 2011
Big Inning Dooms Wesley
No. 23 Mary Washington scored four runs in the second inning and made it stand to down Wesley College 4-3.

March 15, 2011
Wesley Moves Closer to Top 25
The Wesley College baseball team is among the teams receiving votes for the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Top 25 for the third straight week.

March 15, 2011
Ninth Inning Rally Not Enough
Wesley College scored five runs in the ninth, but it was not enough as Haverford claimed a 12-7 win over the Wolverines.

March 13, 2011
Six Run Sixth Keys Win
Wesley College used a six run sixth inning to break open a 2-2 game and went on to win 10-4 against CAC foe St. Mary's (Md.).

March 12, 2011
Wolverines Split With St. Mary's
Wesley College's DJ Keckler tossed a four-hit shutout in the opener as the Wolverines won 2-0, but St. Mary's scored three runs in top of the seventh in game two to earn the split with a 4-3 win.

March 10, 2011
Friday Game Moved
The baseball game scheduled for Friday, March 11 between Wesley and St. Mary's (Md.) has been moved to Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 PM at St. Mary's due to wet weather.

March 10, 2011
Benedict Earns National Honor
Wesley College's Rob Benedict was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Honorable Mention Hitters List.

March 9, 2011
Wolverines Pound Eastern, 19-1
Wesley College finished its spring break excursion with a resounding 19-1 win over Eastern.

March 8, 2011
Walkoff Win for Wolverines
An infield single by Steve Perone in the ninth brought home Kevin Murphy for the winning run as Wesley downed Catholic 2-1.

March 8, 2011
Wolverines Continue to Receive Votes
The Wesley College baseball team continues to receive votes in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers/D3baseball.com Top 25.

March 7, 2011
Benedict Honored by CAC
Wesley College's Rob Benedict was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week after his performance in three games for the Wolverines last week.

March 7, 2011
Wesley Drubs PSU Harrisburg 23-6
Wesley College's Rob Benedict had four hits and stole five bases to lead the Wolverines to an impressive 23-6 win over Penn State Harrisburg.

March 5, 2011
Wesley Splits With Spartans
Wesley College's Kevin Murphy saw his 41-game hitting streak end from the on deck circle in game one, but teammate Ryan Doran came within two outs of no-hitter in the nightcap as the Wolverines split with York (Pa.).

March 3, 2011
Game at York (Pa.) Postponed
The Capital Athletic Conference baseball game scheduled for March 4 at York (Pa.) has been postponed until March 23.

March 2, 2011
Murphy Named Player of the Week
Wesley College's Kevin Murphy was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week for his performance the week ending February 27.

March 2, 2011
Wolverines, Murphy Keep Streaking
Wesley College used a six-run fourth inning to break the game open and took a 9-2 final from Washington (Md.).

March 1, 2011
Wesley Receives Votes in Top 25
The Wesley College baseball team is among the teams receiving votes in the first D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 rankings of the 2011 season.

February 27, 2011
Murphy Ties Hits Record in Sweep
Wesley hung on to win game one before using a Bryan Reshetar home run in game two to complete a doubleheader sweep of visiting CCNY.

February 26, 2011
Murphy Breaks CAC Record
Wesley College's Kevin Murphy extended his hitting streak to a Capital Athletic Conference record 38 games as the Wolverines swept a doubleheader from Penn State Harrisburg, 6-5 and 11-0.

February 23, 2011
Wesley Suffers First Loss of 2011
The Wesley College baseball team headed south to Randolph-Macon where the Yellow Jackets picked up a 4-2 win over the Wolverines.

February 19, 2011
Murphy Sets Record in Sweep
Wesley College's Kevin Murphy became the school's all-time RBI leader as the Wolverines swept visiting Gallaudet 16-9 and 13-4.

February 14, 2011
Keckler Named CAC Pitcher of the Week
Wesley College junior DJ Keckler was named the CAC Pitcher of the Week after his performance in a season opening win over Albright.

February 13, 2011
Pitching Rules in Wesley Sweep
Five Wesley College pitchers combined to allow just nine hits over 14 innings as the Wolverines swept a season opening doubleheader from Albright.

January 11, 2011
Collegiate Baseball Tabs Trio
Three Wesley College players have been selected as Players to Watch by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper for 2011.

January 7, 2011
Wolverines Receive Votes
The Wesley College baseball team is among those receiving votes in the preseason Division III ranking by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

November 22, 2010
Kimmel, Murphy Named Captains
Wesley College's Geoff Kimmel and Kevin Murphy have been named team captains for the 2011 season, head coach Tripp Keister announced.