2023 Baseball News

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Baseball earns academic award from ABCA

July 28, 2023

The Chapman University baseball team earned recognition from the American Baseball Coaches Association as a Team Academic Excellence Award winner.

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Every team over a 3.2, 270 recognized as SCIAC All-Academic

July 19, 2023

The SCIAC recognized 270 Chapman University student-athletes on its annual All-Academic list. Collectively, Panther student-athletes raised the bar for academic achievement as every team achieved a 3.2 team GPA or better.

Medical Eligibility virtual informational session.
Medical Eligibility Virtual Info Session #2

July 12, 2023

Questions about medical eligibility for 2023-24? Please join Director of Sports Medicine Pam Gibbons for virtual informational session on Wednesday, July 12 at 4pm.

Henry Chabot pitches in the ninth inning.
Chabot earns top rookie honor, five earn All-Region

May 30, 2023

The Chapman University baseball team had five student-athletes recognized on All-Region teams as both D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association released their annual All-Region selections. Henry Chabot and AJ Anzai were unanimous selections with Chabot earning D3baseball.com Region 10 Rookie of the Year honors.

Baseball pummels Leopards, advances to SCIAC championship
Baseball pummels Leopards, advances to SCIAC championship

May 13, 2023

Baseball bounced back stave off elimination, beating the No. 1 seeded La Verne Leopards 16-8 to move on to the SCIAC championship game.

Davis Mieliwocki celebrates a run.
Baseball falls in SCIAC championship to Kingsmen

May 13, 2023

A plethora of atom balls was the story for the Panthers. While they notched 10 hits, Cal Lutheran’s defense took away nearly 10 as well on hard hit balls. Brad Shimabuku’s hard line out to end the game perfectly summed up the afternoon for the Panthers.

Brad Shimabuku hits the ball.
Baseball drops game two to Kingsmen

May 12, 2023

Baseball suffered a tough loss to the defending SCIAC champion Kingsmen at home, 8-3 in the second round of the SCIAC tournament. 

Baseball's five All-SCIAC Selections
Five selected to All-SCIAC baseball teams

May 11, 2023

Three First Team and two Second Team selections comprised the Chapman University baseball team’s All-SCIAC awards for 2023. AJ Anzai, Cole Minato and Max Banks earned a spot on the First Team while Brad Shimabuku and Wyatt Thompson were Second Team selections.

AJ Anzai celebrates after hitting a home run.
Baseball cruises past Stags in opening round

May 11, 2023

Baseball slugged its way to a convincing 11-6 win over the Claremont-M-S Stags in the first round of the SCIAC tournament to clinch a home game against Cal Lutheran in the winner’s bracket.

The 2nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards are set for May 8. Here are the nominees.
2022-23 award-winners announced at Second Annual Student-Athlete Awards

May 10, 2023

Chapman Athletics and the Chapman Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted the Second Annual Student-Athlete Awards with 21 team and individual awards handed out to honor on and off field achievements.

Grant Manning celebrates a strikeout.
Baseball readies for first-ever postseason contest with Stags

May 10, 2023

Baseball gears up for another trip to the SCIAC tournament, traveling to Claremont for a first round matchup against the Claremont-M-S Stags on Pomona-Pitzer’s field. First pitch is set for 3 p.m.Thursday afternoon.

The 10 baseball seniors stand with their athletic trainer.
Baseball sweeps twin bill, notches three seed in SCIAC tourney

May 06, 2023

Baseball swept its final twin bill of the season in convincing fashion with 10-0 and 8-3 victories over Cal Lutheran on senior day, Saturday, May 6.

AJ Anzai hits the ball
Baseball clinches postseason berth with win

April 28, 2023

Baseball took home a key 5-2 victory over Pomona-Pitzer to clinch a spot in the SCIAC playoffs. The Panthers sit at third place in the SCIAC standings with five games remaining in the season.

Trent Turquand hits a baseball.
Winning streak snapped at 12 with pair of losses to La Verne

April 22, 2023

The Chapman University baseball team saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end as the Panthers fell twice to La Verne, 10-3 and 4-1. The Panthers won Friday’s game but dropped the series and fell into third place in the standings.

Ryan Nopper at the plate
Baseball routs Caltech in game one

April 14, 2023

Baseball picked up its ninth consecutive win, this one to the tune of a 11-2 victory over Caltech on Friday, April 14 at Hart Park.

Oli Sellman celebrates a double.
Baseball picks up second consecutive sweep

April 08, 2023

Baseball picked up its second straight sweep and extended its winning streak to eight, winning both legs of Saturday’s twin bill at Hart Park, 14-6 and 6-1.