2017 Olivet College Baseball News

  • Gillespie earns All-MIAA baseball honors
    May 09, 2017
    Olivet College freshman pitcher/outfielder Aaron Gillespie has earned 2017 All-MIAA second-team honors for baseball. All-MIAA honors are based on a player’s performance during the 28-game league schedule.
  • Gillespie named MIAA Baseball Pitcher of the Week
    May 08, 2017
    Olivet College freshman Aaron Gillespie has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Baseball Pitcher of the Week.
  • Baseball team ends season with two losses to Alma, 10-3 and 12-3
    May 07, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team ended its season with two losses in a MIAA doubleheader against Alma College on Senior Day at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Baseball team splits doubleheader at Alma
    May 06, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team split a doubleheader against Alma College this afternoon at Klenk Park in Alma. Behind a complete game shutout pitching performance by freshman Aaron Gillespie, the Comets won the opener, 1-0. The Scots salvaged the split by scoring two runs in the eighth to win the nightcap, 5-4.
  • Baseball team swept at Calvin, 4-0 and 17-10
    April 29, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team was swept by Calvin College in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) twinbill from Calvin College, 4-0 and 17-10, today in Grand Rapids.
  • Strong starting pitching helps baseball team sweep Calvin, 8-2 and 2-1
    April 27, 2017
    Behind strong starting pitching performance from freshmen Aaron Gillespie and Zac Walter, the Olivet College baseball team swept a doubleheader from Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) rival Calvin College, 8-2 and 3-1, this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Baseball team falls at Kalamazoo, 5-2 and 16-3
    April 23, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team fell to Kalamazoo College in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) twinbill, 5-2 and 16-3, today at Woodworth Field in Kalamazoo.
  • Baseball team loses twice to Kalamazoo, 3-0 and 13-5
    April 22, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team lost both games of a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader to Kalamazoo College, 3-0 and 13-5, today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Baseball team swept by Hope, 12-7 and 18-2
    April 15, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team was swept by Hope College, 12-7 and 18-2, in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) twinbill this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Baseball team drops pair of two-run decisions at Hope
    April 13, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team dropped a pair of two-run decisions to Hope College, 4-2 and 7-5, today at Boeve Stadium in Holland.
  • Baseball team splits MIAA doubleheader at Albion
    April 09, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team split a doubleheader against Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) rival Albion College today on Champions Stadium at Frank Joranko Field in Albion. The Comets won the first game, 7-5, before the Britons came back to win the nightcap, 18-10.
  • Baseball team suffers 9-3 and 15-9 losses to Albion
    April 08, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team was on the losing end of two games in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader against Albion College today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Baseball team drops two games at Trine, 5-1 and 5-3
    April 02, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team fell to Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) rival Trine (Ind.) University, 5-1 and 5-3, this afternoon at Jannen Field in Angola, Indiana.
  • Baseball team loses twice to Trine, 12-0 and 4-1
    April 01, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team lost both games to Trine (Ind.) University, 12-0 and 4-1, in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Baseball team splits doubleheader against Adrian
    March 27, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team split a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader against Adrian College today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The Bulldogs won the first game 15-3 before the Comets salvaged the split in the doubleheader and a win in the conference series by winning the nightcap, 4-2.
  • Baseball team swept by Adrian in MIAA doubleheader, 4-1 and 20-4
    March 24, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team was swept by Adrian College in its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opening doubleheader today at Nicolay Field in Adrian. The Bulldogs won the games by scores of 4-1 and 20-4.
  • Baseball team concludes Spring Break trip with doubleheader sweep against Utica
    March 17, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team concluded its Spring Break trip to the RussMatt Invitational today by sweeping a doubleheader from Utica (N.Y.) College at Lake Myrtle Park in Auburndale, Florida. In the opener, junior Michael O’Brien hit a three-run walk-off home run to lift the Comets to an 8-5 win. In the nightcap, junior Aiden Holliday drove in five runs to help Olivet beat the Pioneers, 10-3.
  • Baseball team loses 13-inning marathon game to Plattsburgh State, 10-7
    March 16, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team lost a 13-inning marathon game to State University of New York at Plattsburgh, 10-7, this afternoon at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale, Florida.
  • Baseball team defeats Daniel Webster, 6-3, for first win of Merchant era
    March 14, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team defeated Daniel Webster (N.H.) College, 6-3, on a blustery afternoon at the Chain of Lakes Sports Complex in Winter Haven, Florida.
  • Baseball team comes up short against Springfield, 5-2
    March 13, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team came up short against Springfield (Mass.) College, 5-2, this morning at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale, Florida.
  • Baseball team swept by MCLA, 6-5 and 11-8, at RussMatt Invitational
    March 12, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team let leads slip away, as Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts rallied in the seventh inning to sweep the Comets, 6-5 and 11-8, today at the RussMatt Invitational and at the Chain of Lakes Sports Complex in Winter Haven, Florida.
  • Baseball team falls to FDU-Florham, 10-4
    March 11, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team fell to Farleigh Dickinson University-Florham, 10-4, in its first spring break game at the RussMatt Invitational and inside the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale, Florida.
  • Baseball team loses 20-11 slugfest at Earlham
    March 08, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team lost a 20-11 slugfest to Earlham (Ind.) College in a nine-inning, non-conference game on a blustery afternoon at Randal R. Sadler Stadium in Richmond, Indiana.
  • Baseball team swept at Hanover, 4-2 and 10-3
    March 05, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team lost both games of a non-conference doubleheader against Hanover (Ind.) College this afternoon at K.T. Young Ballpark in Hanover, Indiana. The Panthers took the games by scores of 4-2 and 10-3 to improve their overall record to 7-1, while the Comets’ record dips to 0-3.
  • Baseball team opens season with 6-2 loss at Hanover
    March 04, 2017
    The Olivet College baseball team opened the 2017 season with a 6-2 loss to Hanover (Ind.) College today at K.T. Young Ballpark in Hanover, Indiana.
  • Merchant handed reins of Olivet College baseball program
    July 12, 2016
    Olivet College Athletic Director Ryan Shockey has announced the hiring of Andy Merchant as the new head baseball coach.