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2012-13 Baseball News
June 24, 2013
The 2013 NJCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year and ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove winner Mike Korte has signed a National Letter of Intent for the 2014 season with Lipscomb baseball.
June 08, 2013
Rising redshirt junior Hunter Brothers was selected in the 24th round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies joining brother and former Bison Rex as a selection by Colorado.
May 25, 2013
With their backs to the wall and facing missing the conference tournament for the third-straight season, the Bison seniors decided to right the ship and the result was a 10-4 record in the final month of play.
May 25, 2013
Giving up four runs in the seventh, the Bisons dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 7 seed Kennesaw State on Saturday morning in DeLand, Fla. With the loss, LU finishes the season 25-34.
May 24, 2013
The Bisons got 7.2 strong innings from J. Hwang before Tyler Burstrom came on to shut the door against FGCU on Friday morning as the Purple and Golf advances to the next round of the 2013 A-Sun Baseball Championship in DeLand, Fla.
May 24, 2013
Hwang threw 21 pitches Thursday night before the rain and came back and threw 6.2 innings on Friday to get the win as Lipscomb advances in the Atlantic Sun Tournament.
May 23, 2013
The Bisons took an early lead on Thursday night before a storm rolled in to DeLand forcing the suspension of the contest until Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. CT Lipscomb leads 3-0 after an inning and a half.
May 23, 2013
After falling to North Florida in the opening round of the A-Sun Baseball Tournament, the Lipscomb baseball squad faces Florida Gulf Coast at 4 p.m. Thursday.
May 23, 2013
The Bisons managed only three hits on the morning in a 6-1 loss to No. 3 North Florida in the first round of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship in DeLand, Fla.
May 22, 2013
A trademark central Florida thunderstorm put a wrinkle in the schedule of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference baseball championship on day one of the event. With a lengthy delay hampering the start of game two, the Bisons will now open the event on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. against No. 3 North Florida.
May 21, 2013
Senior pitcher Josh Cotham and junior designated hitter Drew Adams were each honored by the Atlantic Sun efforts on Tuesday.
May 21, 2013
Lipscomb shortstop Aaron Sandoval has had to balance being a student, athlete, a husband and a father.
May 18, 2013
The Bisons took both ends of a Saturday doubleheader to secure the No. 6 seed in the 2013 A-Sun Championships hosted by Stetson next week in the Sunshine State. Lipscomb took game one 16-6 before squeezing out a 4-3 victory in the nightcap
May 17, 2013
Heavy rains on Friday forced the Friday night Atlantic Sun Conference battle between Lipscomb and Kennesaw State to be postponed to a Saturday doubleheader. The twinbill is set to get underway at 11 a.m.
May 16, 2013
Senior righty Josh Cotham tossed a complete game 6-1 victory over Kennesaw State in his final appearance at Dugan Field. The win clinched a berth in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship hosted in DeLand, Fla.
May 15, 2013
The Bisons head into the final three games of the 2013 slate with a chance to clinch a berth in next week's Atlantic Sun Championships in DeLand, Fla. The series gets underway on Thursday night at 6 p.m. at Dugan Field.
May 15, 2013
Lipscomb volleyball player Caitlin “Dot” Dotson and pitcher Josh Cotham have been honored by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
May 14, 2013
Seniors Zach Lowery, Gray Hutchinson and Lee Wilson each went deep on Tuesday night in Cookeville but it would not be enough as the Bisons fell late 10-9 to Tennessee Tech.
May 13, 2013
The Bisons head to Cookeville on Tuesday night for the final nonconference battle of the 2013 season taking on Tennessee Tech at Bush Stadium.
May 12, 2013
Pounding out 11 hits, the Bisons erupted for a 12-3 win over homestanding Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon. The win clinched the series from the Dolphins and moved LU into sole possession of seventh place in the A-Sun Standings.
May 11, 2013
The Bisons plated four runs in the fifth and added four more in the seventh en route to an 8-2 win at Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon. The victory evens the series at 1-1 heading into Sunday's rubber game.
May 10, 2013
Five walks and an error contributed to five runs for Jacksonville on Friday night as the Bisons dropped a 6-2 decision to the Dolphins in the Sunshine State.
May 09, 2013
After sweeping Northern Kentucky last weekend, the Bisons head to Jacksonville with a chance to secure a berth in the 2013 A-Sun Championship. The three-game series gets underway on Friday night at 6 p.m.
May 07, 2013
Eight of the Bisons nine starters got at least one hit as the Purple and Gold clipped UT-Martin 12-3 on Tuesday night at Dugan Field.
May 06, 2013
Behind the first 1-0, complete game shutout in the NCAA era for the Bisons, senior righty Josh Cotham has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week.
May 06, 2013
The Bisons return home on Tuesday night to host UT-Martin as part of Military Appreciation Night at Dugan Field. All veterans, current service members and their family members will receive complimentary admission.
May 05, 2013
Mother nature played fits all day and finally won the day after seven innings but the Bisons prevailed 11-6 to take the three-game series at Northern Kentucky on Sunday.
May 04, 2013
Highlighted by the performance of senior shortstop Aaron Sandoval, who drove in two runs and scored another, Lipscomb rallied for a 3-2 10-inning road win over Northern Kentucky
May 03, 2013
Senior righty Josh Cotham threw the first 1-0 shutout in the NCAA Division I era for the Bisons as Lipscomb claimed game one of the series in the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the diamond.
May 02, 2013
The Bisons head to the "Bluegrass State" this weekend for a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series against league newcomer Northern Kentucky.
April 29, 2013
Junior college standouts Ian Martinez-McGraw and Grant Massey have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Bison baseball team for the 2014 season.
April 28, 2013
The Bisons pounded out 20 hits on the afternoon but could manage only five runs dropping both ends of a doubleheader to Stetson on Sunday at Dugan Field.
April 27, 2013
Heavy rains in the Nashville area along with a forecast for additional storms this evening have pushed the completion of the A-Sun series against Stetson to Sunday The two teams will play a doubleheader starting at 11 a.m.
April 26, 2013
Junior left fielder Chad Shannon went 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Bisons took game one of the three-game series with Stetson 6-4 on Friday night at Dugan Field.
April 25, 2013
The Bisons return home this weekend hosting Stetson in a three-game A-Sun set on campus. All three contests are free of charge as part of the 5th-Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence
April 24, 2013
After notching a pair of wins for the Bisons last week, freshman hurler Denton Norman has been named the top pitcher in the state of Tennessee by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for his efforts last week.
April 23, 2013
The Lipscomb baseball team lost to Belmont 4-3 in 11 innings at E.S. Rose Park as Tyson Ashcraft belted two solo home runs in the game.
April 22, 2013
The Bisons make the short trek to E.S. Rose Park on Tuesday night for the second meeting of the season against Belmont. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.
April 21, 2013
Zach Lowery’s grand slam in the eighth inning led the Lipscomb baseball team to an 8-4 win over Atlantic Sun Conference opponent No. 24 Mercer on Sunday afternoon at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
April 20, 2013
Lee Wilson’s two-run double was not enough for the Lipscomb as Atlantic Sun Conference opponent No. 24 Mercer defeated the Bisons 5-2 at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
April 19, 2013
After a two hour rain delay, the Lipscomb baseball team dropped a tough Atlantic Sun Conference decision to No. 24 Mercer 7-4 at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga.
April 18, 2013
The Bisons continue A-Sun road action this weekend with a three-game series at No. 24 Mercer. All three games are scheduled to be carried live on ASun.TV
April 16, 2013
The Bisons got seven shutout innings from freshman Denton Norman in his first collegiate start en route to a 2-0 blanking of Western Kentucky on Tuesday night at Dugan Field.
April 15, 2013
The Bisons return home on Tuesday night for a nonconference tilt with Western Kentucky that gets underway at 6 p.m. at Dugan Field.
April 14, 2013
The Bisons went 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position leaving 10 men on base in a 5-2 loss at ETSU on Sunday afternoon in Johnson City
April 13, 2013
The Bisons got a pair of home runs from Aaron Sandoval and Taylor Stewart but both came with the bases empty and Lipscomb fell 7-2 in A-Sun road action at ETSU on Saturday afternoon.
April 12, 2013
Putting only three runners in scoring position all night, the Bisons dropped an 8-0 road Atlantic Sun Conference tilt to ETSU on Friday night in Johnson City.
April 11, 2013
The Bisons head to Johnson City this weekend for a key three-game road set at ETSU. The series gets underway on Friday night at 6:05 p.m. All three games are set to air on ASun.TV
April 10, 2013 caught up with Brian Mast, a former baseball pitcher at Lipscomb, who is the senior director for the Academic Success Center.
April 09, 2013
A two-RBI double in the bottom of the eighth by senior catcher Taylor Stewart proved to be the difference on Tuesday night as the Bisons downed Belmont 5-3 at Dugan Field.
April 08, 2013
Belmont comes calling to Dugan Field on Tuesday night for a 6 p.m. first pitch in the latest installment of the "Battle of the Boulevard"
April 07, 2013
Sunday's rubber game of the series went to USC Upstate 4-0 behind the pitching of Gaither Bumgardner, who went eight innings and allowed just two hits, both to LU's Drew Adams.
April 06, 2013
A two-run, walk-off blast by senior catcher Taylor Stewart propelled the Bisons to a 6-4 A-Sun win over USC Upstate on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field. The series concludes on Sunday with a 1 p.m. rubber game.
April 05, 2013
Leading 3-0 after five innings, the Bisons surrendered five runs in the final four innings to fall 5-3 to USC Upstate on Friday night at Dugan Field.
April 04, 2013
The Bisons return home Friday night at 6 p.m. to start a three-game A-Sun set at Dugan Field against USC Upstate. Along with Friday's game, all three contests are set to air on ASun.TV
April 02, 2013
The Bisons mounted an eighth-inning comeback but a highlight reel double play ended the threat as LU dropped a 6-4 decision to Austin Peay on Tuesday night in Clarksville.
April 01, 2013
The Bisons make the short trek to Clarksville on Tuesday to take on in-state foe Austin Peay at 6 p.m. The Governors are one of the hottest teams in college baseball sporting a 25-5 record.
March 30, 2013
A pair of Sportscenter worthy highlights proved the be the difference on Saturday morning as the Bisons dropped a 4-3 Atlantic Sun Conference decision at FGCU.
March 29, 2013
Timely hitting, solid defense and great pitching by Hunters Brothers and Tyler Burstrom led the Bisons to the first win in school history at FGCU on Friday afternoon in Ft. Myers. LU goes for the series win on Saturday at 9 a.m.
March 28, 2013
Unable to get the offense going, the Bisons dropped an 8-0 decision to FGCU on Thursday night in Ft. Myers, Fla. Friday's game has been moved up to a 2 p.m. first pitch.
March 27, 2013
The Bisons are set for a three-game set in Fort Myers against Florida Gulf Coast at Swanson Stadium that starts on Thursday night.
March 26, 2013
No. 3 Vanderbilt held the Bisons to only two hits en route to a 4-1 loss for Lipscomb. Sophomore first baseman Griffin Moore drove in the only run for LU in the second inning.
March 25, 2013
The Bisons open a five-game road trip on Tuesday afternoon with a 4 p.m. contest against No. 3 Vanderbilt. Redshirt junior Jacob Knott will get the start against the Dores at Hawkins Field.
March 24, 2013
Overcoming a lengthy rain delay and an eighth-inning rally by North Florida, the Bisons snatched a 4-3 extra-innings win on Sunday afternoon at Dugan Field. Lipscomb heads to No. 2 Vandy on Tuesday night.
March 23, 2013
Giving up five runs with two outs, the Bisons fell 7-5 on Saturday afternoon to North Florida. Sunday's series finale has been moved to a noon start at Dugan Field.
March 22, 2013
Giving up four runs in the first, the Bisons dropped the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference opener 8-2 to North Florida on Friday night. Junior Drew Adams led the Bisons with a 3-for-4 effort at the plate including a run scored and one driven in.
March 21, 2013
The Bisons open Atlantic Sun Conference action this weekend hosting North Florida for a three-game series. Friday night's contest is set for a 6 p.m. first pitch followed by a 2 p.m. start on Saturday and a 1 p.m. start on Sunday.
March 20, 2013
The Bisons scored in each of the last four innings en route to a 5-4 extra-innings win on Wednesday night in Bowling Green. Lipscomb returns home on Friday to open A-Sun play hosting North Florida.
March 19, 2013
The Bisons head north on interstate 65 to take on Western Kentucky on Wednesday night in the Bluegrass State. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.
March 17, 2013
The Bisons were one strike away from clinching a 10-9 win on Sunday afternoon but a resilient Bradley team refused to quit and rallied for an 11-10 win.
March 16, 2013
After Northern Illinois posted a six-run sixth inning to take a 7-1 lead, the Bisons responded with a seven-run bottom of the frame to retake the lead en route to a 12-8 win.
March 15, 2013
Bradley starter John Nasshan went eight strong innings for the Braves on Friday afternoon facing only three over the minimum in a 7-0 shutout over the Bisons at Dugan Field.
March 14, 2013
Bradley and Northern Illinois come to Dugan Field this weekend as the Bisons host a trio of contests. Friday's contest is set for 4 p.m. against Bradley followed by a 2 p.m. tilt against Northern Illinois on Saturday. The set concludes on Sunday at noon against Bradley.
March 13, 2013 connects with Mark Massey a former Bison baseball player who is now a retired educator.
March 13, 2013
The Bisons gave up two runs in the ninth as Austin Peay escaped with a 3-1 win on Tuesday afternoon at Dugan Field. Lipscomb got solid pitching but could not muster the offense to tame the Govs.
March 12, 2013
The Bisons got the game-tying run 90 feet from the plate but could not pull even on Tuesday afternoon in a 4-3 loss at UT-Martin.
March 11, 2013
The Bisons hit the road on Tuesday for a nonconference tilt against UT-Martin before returning home on Wednesday afternoon for a battle with Austin Peay at Dugan Field.
March 11, 2013
The spring ASun.TV broadcast schedule is set to get underway this weekend as the softball and baseball teams both play at home.
March 10, 2013
The Bisons took a four-run cushion into the seventh inning but Ole Miss pushed across five runs in the bottom of the stanza to secure a 9-8 win on Sunday afternoon. Chad Shannon led the Bisons with two of LU's four home runs.
March 09, 2013
The Bisons got the tying run to the plate in the ninth inning but No. 7 Ole Miss was able to close out the 8-5 on Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.
March 08, 2013
The Bisons strung together 10 hits but managed only one run in a 10-1 loss at No. 7 Ole Miss on Friday night.
March 07, 2013
The Bisons make the trek to the Magnolia State this weekend for a 3-game set against No. 7 Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss.
March 06, 2013
In come-from-behind fashion, the Lipscomb baseball team opened the 2013 road slate with a 3-2 win over homestanding Middle Tennessee at Resse Smith Jr. Field in Murfreesboro on Tuesday.
March 05, 2013
A soaking rain in the mid-state area forced the postponement of the Lipscomb-Middle Tennessee State game until Wednesday at 3 p.m.
March 04, 2013
With 12 home games in the books, the Bisons open road action on Tuesday afternoon with a contest at nearby Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro.
March 03, 2013
A two-out, eighth-inning, 2-RBI single by Griffin Moore gave Lipscomb a 9-8 lead over Butler heading to the ninth and senior righty Tyler Bustrom struck out the side as the Bisons downed the Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon.
March 02, 2013
Butler pushed across nine unearned runs in the first inning and never let off the gas as the Bisons fell 24-9 on Saturday afternoon at Dugan Field.
March 01, 2013
With snow coming down for nearly the entire contest, the Bisons dropped a 11-2 decision to Butler in the first-ever meeting between the two schools on Friday afternoon.
February 28, 2013
The Bisons continue home action this weekend with a three-game series against Butler at Dugan Field. Friday's contest is set for 4 p.m. followed by 1 p.m. starts on Saturday and Sunday.
February 26, 2013
A sixth-inning grand slam proved to be the difference on Tuesday afternoon as the Bisons dropped a 6-2 decision to Alabama A&M at Dugan Field.
February 25, 2013
Looking to bounce back from a 1-3 finish in the 2013 "Mule Mix" classic, the Bisons host Alabama A&M on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m.
February 24, 2013
The Bisons mounted a pair of late rallies against Northwestern but the Wildcats would hold on for an 11-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Dugan Field.
February 23, 2013
Leaving 22 combined runners on base proved costly for the Bisons on Saturday as Lipscomb fell 6-2 to Ball State before dropping an 11-9 extra-inning affair to Bradley.
February 22, 2013
The Bisons opened the 2013 "Mule Mix Classic" with a 9-4 win over Bradley on Friday night thanks to a solid effort from the bottom of the batting order including Tyson Ashcraft, Aaron Sandoval and Taylor Stewart.
February 21, 2013
Baseball continues its 12-game homestand to open the season hosting the 2013 Mule Mix Classic against Bradley, Ball State and Northwestern this weekend.
February 19, 2013
The Bisons got six strong innings from starter Jacob Knott and three more from J Hwang as Lipscomb downed Tennessee Tech 12-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Dugan Field.
February 17, 2013
Unable to cash in with runners on base, the Bisons dropped a tough 3-2 decision to SIUE on Sunday afternoon. LU left 13 men on in the loss to the Cougars.
February 16, 2013
The Bisons drew a school record 13 walks on Saturday afternoon en route to an 11-4 win over SIUE at Dugan Field. The series concludes on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
February 15, 2013
A Griffin Moore 2-run blast and a stellar relief appearance by Hunter Brothers led the Bisons to a 7-4 comeback win over SIUE on Friday.
February 14, 2013
The 2013 baseball season gets underway this weekend as the Bisons host SIUE for a three-game set at Dugan Field beginning on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.
February 13, 2013 caught up with Kyle Tognazzini, a former baseball player at Lipscomb. Kyle lives in California where he works with a local soccer program.
January 31, 2013
The votes are in and the LU baseball team has been projected to finish eighth in the rugged Atlantic Sun conference by the league coaches.
January 25, 2013
Baseball hit the diamond at Ken Dugan Field for the first time on Friday prepping for Feb. 15 and opening day.
January 15, 2013
San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley will headline the Forehand and Friends luncheon set for Jan. 23 at Allen Arena. Cost is only $10 for the event.
January 09, 2013 catches up with Caleb Joseph after a workout at Lipscomb University.
January 04, 2013
The final day of the Honduras mission trip found the team members reconnecting with friends from previous mentions and touring Mission Lazarus on horse back.
January 04, 2013
After three seasons with the program, pitching coach Tyler Shrout will not return for the 2013 season.
January 04, 2013
The Honduras mission team spent day six mixing more concrete and saying some goodbyes to their newly made friends.
January 03, 2013
A day full of mixing and pouring concrete was in store for the Honduras mission team on day five of the trip. There was even a little time for a game of beisbol.
January 02, 2013
Day four of the Bisons mission trip to Honduras featured another day of hard work as the house building continued.
December 31, 2012
Along with the backbreaking work of building a house from the foundation up, the Honduras mission team found time on day three to deliver food and even a game of futbol.
December 30, 2012
Day two of the Honduras mission team featured a meaningful worship experience with brothers and sisters in Limon.
December 29, 2012
A team of 27 all made their way safely to Honduras from all over the country today. Associate AD Brent High checks in with the first day's report.
December 26, 2012
Colorado Rockies' beat writer Troy Renck recently chatted with former Bison Rex Brothers about the 2012 season that saw Brothers rebound from mid-season struggles.
December 12, 2012 caught up with former Bisons baseball player Wes Wilkerson. Wilkerson is now a coach at Ezell-Harding.
December 06, 2012
2012 National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey was the featured guest at Thursday's special Golden Bison/Forehand and Friends luncheon at Allen Arena.
December 06, 2012
The baseball team hosted its annual Christmas party on Monday night. The Bisons teamed with Front Porch Ministries to take 14 kids shopping for their moms.
December 05, 2012 catches up with former baseball player Kyle Coker.
November 30, 2012
Junior college pitchers Nick Andros, Cory Farrow and Jason Ziegler have signed national letters of intent for the 2014 baseball season.
November 28, 2012
2012 N.L. Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey will be the featured guest at the combined "Forehand and Friends/Golden Bisons" luncheon on Dec. 6 at Allen Arena.
November 27, 2012
Head baseball coach Jeff Forehand has announced the signing of high school standouts Cameron Bair and Hunter Hanks to national letters of intent for the 2014 season.
November 20, 2012
Coach Jeff Forehand has signed a trio of outstanding high school pitchers for the 2014 that will bolster the Bisons pitching staff.
October 04, 2012
31 home games and trips to Ole Miss and Vanderbilt highlight the 2013 baseball schedule released on Thursday.
September 21, 2012
An inside look with the Bison baseball team as fall practice begins with attention to detail including how to lineup for the National Anthem.
September 19, 2012 recently had a chance to catch up with Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Famer Gary Colson, who now lives in Santa Barbara, Calif.
September 04, 2012
Trent Ashcraft has joined the baseball program as the volunteer assistant coach for the 2013 season joining younger brother Tyson, who is a sophomore for the Bisons.
August 29, 2012 recently had the chance to catch up with former Bison baseball player Steve Liddle, who is now the third base coach with the Minnesota Twins.
August 22, 2012
Lipscomb baseball coach Jeff Forehand has tabbed Paul Phillips to round out his coaching staff. Phililps hangs up the mitt after 15 years in professional baseball.
July 13, 2012 continues the look back at 2011-12 with No. 7 on the list as former baseball Bison Casey Bond makes his feature film debut in Moneyball.
July 10, 2012
With the summer wood bat leagues in full swing, a couple of Bisons have earned themselves all-star nods while many are tuning up their games in anticipation of the 2013 Lipscomb Bisons Baseball season.
July 06, 2012
As continues taking a look back at the top stories of 2010-11 at No. 8 is Chris Nunn being drafted by the San Diego Padres a few weeks after making ESPN Sportscenter's Top-10 plays of the day.
June 28, 2012
With 187 student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or better during the 2011-12 academic year, Lipscomb leads the A-Sun in All-Academic honorees. The Bison and Lady Bisons placed better than 74 percent of student-athletes on the All-Academic registry.