2019 Baseball News

  • Baseball to Hold Annual Alumni Weekend Event in October
    July 17, 2019
    The University of Scranton baseball program has set the date for their annual Alumni Weekend, which will take place on October 5 and 6 in Scranton.
  • Baseball to Host Pair of Prospect ID Camps in July, August
    June 14, 2019
    The University of Scranton baseball team will hold two Prospect ID Camps later this summer at Volpe Field at the Quinn Athletics Campus. The first prospect ID camp is set for Tuesday, July 23, while the second is slated for Sunday, August 18.
  • Baseball’s Connor Harding Nabs 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® First Team Accolades
    June 04, 2019
    Junior Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) of The University of Scranton baseball team added yet another accolade to his long list of end-of-the-year honors on Tuesday, as the outfielder was named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III First Team. The Academic All-America teams are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Harding Collects ABCA/Rawlings All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team Honors
    May 29, 2019
    A new day brings another honor for sophomore outfielder Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) of The University of Scranton baseball team who seen his resume swell with multiple awards following a record-breaking spring for the Royals. Harding has most recently been selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Region Second Team as announced late Tuesday.
  • Harding Honored as D3baseball.com Third Team All-American
    May 28, 2019
    Sophomore outfielder Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) of The University of Scranton baseball team has collected multiple honors since his record-breaking season this past spring. On Tuesday afternoon, he added yet another postseason accolade, earning D3baseball.com Third Team All-American honors.
  • Harding Named to D3baseball.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team
    May 23, 2019
    The awards keep rolling in for sophomore outfielder Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) of The University of Scranton baseball team, who enjoyed a stellar season for the Royals this spring. He received his latest honor on Thursday by being named to the D3baseball.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team.
  • 10 Royals Named to Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 15, 2019
    The University of Scranton had 10 student-athletes earn Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Team honors, according to a release from the conference office on Wednesday morning.
  • Scranton Places 106 Student-Athletes On Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll
    May 14, 2019
    The University of Scranton placed an impressive 107 student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, according to a release from the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Harding Honored as Landmark Conference Player of the Year
    May 13, 2019
    Sophomore outfielder Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) of The University of Scranton baseball team enjoyed a record-setting season this spring, leading the Royals back to the Landmark Conference playoffs for the second year in a row. For his efforts, he has been named the Landmark Conference Player of the Year while also collecting First Team All-Conference honors as the league announced its year-end award winners on Monday.
  • Johnson Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week
    May 13, 2019
    Sophomore Kevin Johnson (Whitehouse Station, N.J./Hunterdon Central) of The University of Scranton baseball team had four hits including a big home run in a pair of Landmark Conference playoff games over the weekend. For his efforts, he has been honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
  • Catholic Rallies for 5-4, 10-Inning Win Over Royals at Landmark Conference Baseball Championships
    May 11, 2019
    Third-seeded Catholic scored five unanswered runs, the last coming on a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning, to defeat The University of Scranton 5-4 in an extra-inning thriller in the first elimination game of the Landmark Conference Championships on Saturday at Volpe Field.
  • Stormy Forecast Alters Landmark Conference Baseball Championship Day One Slate
    May 10, 2019
    As a string of predicted storms slated to roll through Northeastern Pennsylvania throughout the day on Friday has altered the opening day schedule for the 2019 Landmark Conference Baseball Championships, which will be held at Volpe Field on the Quinn Athletics Campus.
  • Fourth-Seeded Baseball Drops Landmark Conference Championship Opener to Susquehanna, 6-5
    May 10, 2019
    SCRANTON - Junior’s Kevin Haag (Ossining, N.Y./Ossining /Bridgton Academy (Maine)) and Brandon Peters (Peckville, Pa./Valley View) hit home runs in the fourth inning, but it wasn’t enough, as top-seeded Susquehanna came back from a deficit in the middle innings to take a 6-5 decision over the fourth-seeded Royals on Friday afternoon at the Landmark Conference Championships, which are being held at Volpe Field.
  • Harding Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    May 09, 2019
    Sophomore outfield Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) of The University of Scranton baseball team is enjoying a phenomenal season on the diamond this year for the Royals. His work in the classroom has been just as impressive and, as a result, he has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Scranton Set to Host Landmark Conference Baseball Championships
    May 08, 2019
    For the second straight year, The University of Scranton will host the Landmark Conference baseball championships at Volpe Field in the Quinn Athletics Campus this coming weekend. The double-elimination tournament, which features the top-four teams in the conference standings, commences with a pair of games on Friday and will culminate with a conference champion being crowned on Sunday.
  • Harding Smashes Season Hits Record, as Baseball Pulls Away from Keystone, 8-3
    May 07, 2019
    SCRANTON - Sophomore Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) etched his name into The University of Scranton baseball program’s record book with two hits to break the program record for most hits in a season (66), as the Royals opened a 4-1 lead in the first inning and never looked back in an 8-3 victory over Keystone on Wednesday night at Volpe Field.
  • Haag Honored as Landmark Conference Player of the Week
    May 06, 2019
    Junior Kevin Haag (Ossining, N.Y./Ossining/Bridgton Academy (Maine)) of The University of Scranton baseball team had a strong week to help the Royals clinch a berth in the Landmark Conference playoffs for the second year in a row. As a result, he has been named the Landmark Conference Player of the Week.
  • Rain Washes Out Sunday’s Non-Conference Baseball Game vs. Keystone
    May 05, 2019
    The University of Scranton baseball team’s regular season finale versus Keystone scheduled for Sunday afternoon at Volpe Field has been postponed due to rainfall that is expected to continue throughout the day.
  • Baseball Headed Back to Landmark Conference Playoffs Following Split at Moravian
    May 04, 2019
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The University of Scranton baseball team clinched a berth in the Landmark Conference playoffs by splitting a doubleheader at Moravian on Saturday. The Royals (15-20, 9-9 Landmark) won the opener 7-3 before dropping an 8-4 decision to the Greyhounds (20-19-1, 12-6 Landmark) in the nightcap, despite turning a triple play in the bottom of the first inning.
  • Baseball Makes Quick Work of Elmira in 8-3 Win in Non-Conference Play
    May 02, 2019
    SCRANTON - Junior Kevin Haag (Ossining, N.Y./Ossining/Bridgton Academy (Maine)) went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored, as The University of Scranton baseball team opened a 7-0 lead after two innings and rode solid pitching to an 8-3 victory over Elmira on Thursday at Volpe Field.
  • Harding Breaks Triples Record in 6-4 Loss to Wilkes
    April 30, 2019
    Sophomore Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) continued his torrid season on Tuesday, breaking The University of Scranton’s single-season triples record and finishing a home run short of the cycle, but visiting Wilkes defeated the Royals 6-4 in non-conference baseball action at Volpe Field.
  • McIntosh Collects 100th Career Hit as Baseball Tops Elizabethtown, 11-6
    April 28, 2019
    Senior Ian McIntosh (Newtown, Pa./LaSalle College H.S.) had three hits including the 100th of his career on Sunday night as The University of Scranton defeating visiting Elizabethtown 11-6 in key Landmark Conference baseball game at Volpe Field.
  • Baseball Splits Landmark Conference Doubleheader With Elizabethtown
    April 27, 2019
    The University of Scranton and Elizabethtown both won a game on Saturday as the two teams split an important Landmark Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday at Volpe Field. The Royals (13-18, 7-8 Landmark) won the opening game 8-2 before the Blue Jays (12-23, 5-8 Landmark) took the nightcap, 12-3.
  • Haag Breaks Doubles Record as Baseball Edged By Franklin & Marshall, 8-7
    April 25, 2019
    Junior Kevin Haag (Ossining, N.Y./Ossining/Bridgton Academy (Maine)) broke The University of Scranton’s single season doubles record on Thursday, but Franklin & Marshall prevailed in a back-and-forth non-conference baseball game, 8-7, at Volpe Field.
  • Baseball Posts 7-5 Victory Over Muhlenberg
    April 24, 2019
    The University of Scranton’s number two through four hitters drove in all seven of the host's runs on Wednesday as the Royals defeated visiting Muhlenberg 7-5 in non-conference baseball action at Volpe Field. Scranton lifts its record to 12-16 on the season with the win while the Mules slip to 18-16 this spring.
  • Harding Collects 100th Career Hit, as Baseball Drops Landmark Conference Tilt at Moravian, 9-6
    April 18, 2019
    BETHLEHEM, Pa - Sophomore Connor Harding (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal) went 3-for-4 and recorded his 100th career hit on a double in the fifth inning, but it wasn’t enough, as The University of Scranton baseball team dropped a 9-6 decision at Moravian in Landmark Conference action on Thursday afternoon.
  • Baseball Snaps Skid With 10-8 Victory at Widener
    April 17, 2019
    CHESTER, Pa. – The University of Scranton snapped a seven-game losing skid with a 10-8 victory at Widener on Wednesday in a non-conference baseball game that was called after eight innings due to darkness.
  • Early Runs Carry William Paterson Past Royals in Non-Conference Baseball Action
    April 16, 2019
    William Paterson scored six runs in the first two innings of Tuesday night’s non-conference baseball game against The University of Scranton and never looked back on its way to a 10-1 victory at Volpe Field.
  • Tonight’s Baseball Doubleheader With Elmira Postponed
    April 12, 2019
    Due to rain forecasted to fall through this afternoon and evening, tonight’s non-conference baseball doubleheader between The University of Scranton and Elmira has been postponed.
  • Baseball Suffers 10-6 Setback at Susquehanna
    April 10, 2019
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. – A four-run third inning followed by a three-run fourth carried Susquehanna to a 10-6 victory over The University of Scranton in a key Landmark Conference game that was played to its completion on Wednesday after being suspended nearly a month ago in Florida.
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