Fayetteville, N.C. -- The City of Fayetteville, N.C., the Houston Astros and the Big South Conference announced today an agreement to host the 2019-21 Big South Conference Baseball Championships at the new Fayetteville Ballpark. The newly-constructed ballpark will serve as the host venue for the eight-team, double-elimination tournament that will determine the Big South’s automatic bid recipient to the NCAA Championship for the 2019-21 seasons. The 2019 event will take place May 21-25.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Several USC Upstate baseball student-athletes are participating in wooden bat leagues across the country. The Spartans have 11 student-athletes competing in nine different leagues. Below is a list of players and their summer teams.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate senior pitcher Blake Whitney became the 29th Spartan in school history to join the professional baseball ranks when he was selected in the 24th round as the 728th overall pick by the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft.
LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate baseball student-athletes Kyle Gensler and Kevin Hickey were honored by the ASUN Conference on Tuesday evening as they were named to the All-Freshmen and All-Academic Teams, respectively.
DeLand, Fla. – Saturday’s USC Upstate baseball game at No. 17 Stetson has been cancelled due to rain and thunderstorms. The game will not be made up. USC Upstate concludes the 2018 season with a 23-28-1 overall record and a 5-14 record in the ASUN Conference.
DeLand, Fla. – The No. 17 Stetson Hatters jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as they defeated USC Upstate 14-5 in the opener of an ASUN Conference series on Thursday evening at Melching Field.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Following a rainout on Tuesday, the USC Upstate baseball team will play its final three games of the 2018 regular season this weekend as the Spartans travel to DeLand, Fla. for a three-game series against Stetson at Melching Field. The series consists of 6:30 p.m. contests on Thursday and Friday with the series finale at 1 p.m. Saturday
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate will play its final non-conference game of the 2018 season on Tuesday night as the Spartans travel to Columbia to face South Carolina. First pitch at Founders Park is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC upstate baseball team returns to ASUN conference play this weekend as the Spartans close out the 2018 home schedule with a visit from Jacksonville. The series begins at 6 p.m. on Friday followed by a 2 p.m. contest on Saturday and a 1 p.m. series finale on Sunday.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate senior student-athlete Kevin Hickey was named to the 2018 CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District® team for District 4, the College Sports Information Directors Association announced today.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Trailing 7-1 after four innings, the USC Upstate baseball team outscored Wofford 11-1 over the next four frames as the Spartans rallied for a 12-10 victory over Wofford at Harley Park on Wednesday night.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Following a 10-day break for final exams, the USC Upstate baseball team returns to the diamond on Wednesday evening as the Spartans welcome crosstown rival Wofford to Harley Park for a 6 p.m. contest.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Blake Whitney recorded his second career complete game while Mason Stewart drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as USC Upstate defeated Lipscomb 2-0 on Sunday afternoon at Ken Dugan Field.
Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team will play its final ASUN Conference series before an exam break this weekend as the Spartans travel to Nashville, Tenn. and Ken Dugan Field to face the Lipscomb Bisons. Friday and Saturday’s games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. EST with Sunday’s series finale slated for a 2 p.m. EST first pitch.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Alex Brait’s two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning broke a 1-1 tie as Florida Gulf Coast defeated USC Upstate 3-2 on Sunday afternoon in the rubber match of an ASUN Conference series.
Spartanburg, S.C. - Charlie Carpenter hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning as USC Upstate held off a ninth inning comeback by Florida Gulf Coast for a 7-6 win in ASUN Conference action at Harley Park on Friday night.
Spartanburg, S.C. – After playing their last two ASUN weekend series on the road, the USC Upstate baseball team returns to the friendly confines of Cleveland S. Harley Park as Florida Gulf Coast visits for a league series. The series begins on Friday at 6 p.m. followed by a 2 p.m. game on Saturday and the series finale at Noon on Sunday.
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate senior outfielder Russell Schwertfeger hit a pair of home runs, including a grand slam in the fourth inning, as USC Upstate defeated North Carolina A&T 9-5 in non-conference action on Tuesday evening at Harley Park.
Spartanburg, S.C. – Following an ASUN road series win last weekend, the USC Upstate baseball team will look to continue its momentum as the Spartans host North Carolina A&T on Tuesday before making the short trip to Winthrop on Wednesday. Both games are scheduled for a 6 p.m. first pitch.
Newark, N.J. – The USC Upstate baseball team swept a doubleheader against NJIT on Saturday, claiming the opener 9-7 thanks to a pair of ninth inning runs followed by a 9-1 victory in the nightcap at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.