2021-22 Baseball News

Chapman baseball celebrates its regional tournament win.
Baseball honored with ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

July 28, 2022

The Chapman University baseball team concluded another championship season with the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association. The annual award for academic achievement went out to nearly 700 high school and college programs in 2022.

Split screen of three photos of AJ Anzai, Grant Manning and Trent Turquand playing baseball.
Anzai, Turquand, Manning selected as summer league All-Stars

July 21, 2022

A trio of Chapman University baseball student-athletes competed in their respective summer league All-Star Games. AJ Anzai, Grant Manning and Trent Turquand each earned the All-Star nods.

Chapman University logo and SCIAC logo
A record number of Chapman student-athletes earn SCIAC All-Academic

July 18, 2022

Chapman University student-athletes set a new school record with 281 individuals earning SCIAC All-Academic recognition. The 281 individuals to earn the annual academic recognition are 22 more than year’s record-breaking number. The SCIAC annually recognizes student-athletes who have been at their institution for at least one academic year and finished the school year with a 3.4 cumulative GPA or better.

Cooper Foard from Chapman baseball crosses the plate after hitting a home run.
Foard ends senior season with Academic All-American honors

June 07, 2022

A career that started with a national championship ended with another prestigious honor as Chapman University baseball senior Cooper Foard was selected to the College Sports Information Directors Association’s Academic All-America Third Team.

Split picture with Grant Manning and Wyatt Thompson pitching.
All-American honors for pair of Panther pitchers

June 03, 2022

A pair of starting pitchers were named to various All-American teams for Chapman University baseball. Wyatt Thompson landed the honors from both the American Baseball Coaches Association and D3baseball.com while Grant Manning earned the recognition from D3baseball.com.

The head shots of all eight All-Region selection for Chapman baseball.
Eight earn All-Region recognition

June 02, 2022

After another deep run into the postseason, eight members of the Chapman University baseball team were recognized on various All-Region 10 Teams. D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association each released their All-Region awards this week with plenty of Panthers honored.

CHapman baseball players celebrate the walkoff victory on the field.
Baseball walks off to even Super Regional series

May 28, 2022

With Oli Sellman on third, Cole Minato hit a fly ball just deep enough into right field for a game-winning sacrifice fly and a 9-8 win for the Chapman University baseball team. The win forces a winner-take-all game three with a trip to the national championship site in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on the line.

Davis Mieliwocki waits for a pitch for Chapman Baseball.
Baseball falls to LaGrange in hard fought Super Regional

May 28, 2022

The Chapman University baseball team fell 4-2 to LaGrange in game three of the NCAA Division III Baseball Super Regional. Chapman’s season came to an end with the loss and LaGrange moves on to play for the national championship in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Chapman baseball celebrates on the field.
Super Regional: Five Things To Know

May 27, 2022

The Chapman University baseball team travelled to Georgia for the Super Panther Regional of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. on Friday for game on and 2 p.m. on Saturday for game two with game three following on Saturday if needed.

AJ Anzai lifts his hands in celebration.
Baseball drops game one of Super Regional in extras

May 27, 2022

The Chapman University baseball team opened the Super Regional with LaGrange with a 7-6 loss in 10 innings. AJ Anzai delivered a game-tying double in the ninth to force extra innings.

Chapman baseball celebrates its regional tournament win.
Six scoreless from Banks clinches baseball a Super Regional berth

May 22, 2022

Despite dropping the first game in convincing fashion, freshman Max Banks came up clutch on the mound in game two, propelling the Panthers to their second Super Regional in three years.

Wyatt Thompson (Photo by Larry Newman)
Another gem advances baseball to Regional Championship

May 21, 2022

Chapman baseball continued to stay hot with more outstanding pitching and defense to propel them to Sunday’s championship game with a 3-1 over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens on Saturday, May 21.

Manning tosses gem in Orange Regional opener
Manning tosses gem in Orange Regional opener

May 20, 2022

Chapman baseball bounced back from its two-and-out SCIAC tournament appearance to take game one of the Orange Regional 3-1 over the Pacific University Boxers. Grant Manning set the tone with an outstanding one-run, 8.2 inning performance on the bump, not surrendering a run until his final batter in the ninth.

Three things to know about the Orange Regional
Three things to know about the Orange Regional

May 19, 2022

Chapman will host the Orange Regional this weekend at Hart Park. Here are some things you need to know about the upcoming action.

The baseball team celebrates a victory.
Baseball selected to host NCAA Regional

May 16, 2022

The Chapman University baseball team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship and will host a four-team regional this weekend. The Panthers are making their third consecutive appearance in the national tournament.