After Capital surrendered a big four-run inning late in the game, the Crusaders' catcher Travis Gilbert came up big in the clutch with a go-ahead base hit in the eighth inning that scored the eventual game-winning run.
Capital Baseball knocked off the rust in its first game, a loss to Augustana (Ill.), but returned with a different fire burning with a 9-3 win against Grove City to complete its Opening Day on Saturday, Feb. 24.
The Ohio Athletic Conference announced its Spring 2017 Academic All-OAC honorees on Monday. Forty-four Capital student-athletes were awarded the honor among the 10 eligible sports teams, including 10 three-time selections.
The Ohio Athletic Conference has announced its yearly awards from the 2017 baseball season. Alexander Smith and Brendon Borkey were selected to All-OAC teams representing the Capital University baseball team.
Ten seniors took to the field for the last time donning the Purple and White, as the Capital University baseball team hosted the Blue Streaks of John Carroll University. The Crusaders took game one, 8-7, but fell in game two, 8-2. Logan Bastin posted a 5-for-10 day at the plate to lead Cap.
Alexander Smith recorded four doubles as he went 4-for-8 on the day. The Capital University baseball team lost both games of the doubleheader to Ohio Northern University Sunday. Cap dropped game one, 12-5, and lost game two in seven innings due to severe weather, 5-2.
The Capital University baseball team hosted Baldwin Wallace University in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Clowson Field Saturday afternoon. Baldwin Wallace won game one, 9-2, but the Crusaders came out on top in game two, 6-3. Doug Connor went 3-for-7 to lead Cap.
The Capital University baseball team hosted the Pioneers of Marietta College Wednesday afternoon down at Clowson Field. Marietta defeated Cap, 4-0, in game one and knocked off Cap, 12-9, in the second game. Beau Otto went 4-for-9 on the day to lead the Crusaders.
Capital Baseball belted out 17 hits and 14 runs as part of its 14-8 nonconference road win over Wittenberg University on Tuesday night. Joe Caporale led the team with four hits while Tyler Cetnarowski and Daniel Walters each drove in three runs each to lead the club.
The Capital University baseball team travelled to the No. 30 University of Mount Union Purple Raiders Friday afternoon. Cap fell in the first game, 1-0, behind a stellar performance by Brendon Borkey. Mount took game two, 7-6. Alexander Smith was 2-for-5 at the plate in game two with one RBI.
The Capital University baseball team was in action Wednesday afternoon as it hosted the Fighting Muskies of Muskingum University. Cap lost game one, 11-6, and lost game two, 8-4. Daniel Walters posted a 5-for-9 day at the plate.
The Capital University baseball team travelled to No. 20 and crosstown rivals, Otterbein University Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals took game one, 10-7, but the Crusaders bounced back to win game two, 5-4, in the Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader.
The Capital University baseball team hosted its first pair of Ohio Athletic Conference games on Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders knocked off the Fightin’ Quakers of Wilmington College, 7-4 in game one, and 5-0 in game two.
The Capital University baseball team hosted the Tigers of Wittenberg University at Clowson Field for the Vs. Cancer Foundation fundraising game. Tyler Gibbons led Cap with a 3-for5 day at the plate, in the 9-6 loss.