2014-15 Baseball News

May 24, 2015
Clint Hardy Named All-American From NCBWA
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta sophomore outfielder Clint Hardy has been named a third-team selection on the 2015 NCBWA Division II Baseball All-America Team. The All-America Team was administered by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

May 14, 2015
Clint Hardy & Drew Taylor Named All-Region
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta sophomore Clint Hardy has been named to the 2015 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-Region first team and to the Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region team as a second-team outfield selection, while junior Drew Taylor was named second team All-Region by the NCBWA as a designated hitter.

May 8, 2015
Clint Hardy & Drew Taylor Named Peach Belt All-Conference
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the 2015 Baseball All-Conference team and GRU Augusta sophomore outfielder Clint Hardy was named first team and junior Drew Taylor was named second team as a designated hitter on Friday, May 8. The All-Conference team was released at the league banquet on the eve of the PBC Baseball Tournament in Columbus, Ga.

May 3, 2015
Jags Fall To Georgia College In Final Regular Season Game Of 2015
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The GRU Augusta baseball team dropped game three of the Peach Belt Conference series with Georgia College 18-8 where the Jaguars put up 15 hits to the Bobcats’ 18 in the final regular-season game of the 2015 season.

May 2, 2015
GRU Splits Doubleheader At Georgia College
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. ? The GRU Augusta baseball team split a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Georgia College on Saturday, May 2 in Milledgeville, Ga.

April 30, 2015
Dennis & Gilbert Named Peach Belt All-Academic
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the baseball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta on Thursday afternoon and GRU Augusta baseball senior Bradley Dennis and junior Connor Gilbert were named to the team for their performance in the classroom during the 2015 season.

April 29, 2015
Kuhlenberg Named NCAA Southeast Region Pitcher of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its 11th weekly NCAA Division II Southeast Region Players of the Week awards for the 2015 season and the region Pitcher of the Week is GRU Augusta junior Matthew Kuhlenberg.

April 28, 2015
Matthew Kuhlenberg Named PBC Pitcher Of The Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta junior Matthew Kuhlenberg was named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for his performance last week - highlighted by a complete-game, shut-out victory against UNC Pembroke on April 25, 2015.

April 26, 2015
Jags Drop Game Three To UNCP 7-5 On Senior Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Winning game one 8-7 behind Clint Hardy’s 10th-inning, walk-off homerun and taking game two 4-0 backed by Matthew Kuhlenberg’s complete-game, shut-out win on the mound, the Jaguars couldn’t take game three as UNC Pembroke avoided the conference-series sweep with a 7-5 win over GRU Augusta on Sunday for 2015 Senior Day.

April 25, 2015
Jags Take 2-0 Series Lead Over UNCP Behind Kuhlenberg’s Complete-Game Shut-Out Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta junior Matthew Kuhlenberg pitched the longest outing of his career in a complete-game win to lead the Jaguars to a 4-0 victory over UNC Pembroke on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium and a 2-0 advantage in the Peach Belt Conference series.

April 24, 2015
Clint Hardy The Hero With A Homer In 8-7 Walk-Off Win Over UNC Pembroke In Extra Innings
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With one out and the game tied 7-7, GRU Augusta sophomore Clint Hardy barreled a no-doubt homerun over the left-field wall to give the Jaguars a walk-off win over the visiting UNC Pembroke Braves in game one of the Peach Belt Conference series at Lake Olmstead Stadium Friday night underneath the lights.

April 22, 2015
Jags Fall To USC Aiken 10-6 At Home
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With 13 hits, including two home runs, the Jaguars weren’t able to overcome the hot bats of the Pacers and fell 10-6 in tonight’s single non-conference game at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

April 18, 2015
Jags Split Double Feature At Columbus State
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Led by homers off the bats of Drew Taylor and Clint Hardy, the Jaguars split the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Columbus State, dropping game one 6-3 and taking the second game 7-5 on Saturday afternoon on the road.

April 12, 2015
Jags Can’t Hold Off Pacers In Series Finale
AIKEN, S.C. – After scoring four to take the lead in the sixth inning, the Jaguars couldn’t stop the late offensive surge of the USC Aiken Pacers to fall 10-4 in game three of the Peach Belt Conference series at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.

April 11, 2015
Jags Outlasted By USC Aiken 4-3 In Eighth Inning
AIKEN, S.C. – Despite outhitting USC Aiken 10 hits to nine and tying the game 3-3 in the seventh inning, the Jaguars lost a close one-run game in the second meeting of the Peach Belt Conference series against the Pacers Saturday afternoon at Roberto Hernandez Stadium by a score 4-3.

April 10, 2015
Taylor Homers Twice In 13-10 Loss At USC Aiken
AIKEN, S.C. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars began a three-game Peach Belt Conference series with the USC Aiken Pacers on Friday afternoon and dropped game one 13-10 on Friday night at Roberto Hernandez Stadium in a rainy slugfest.

April 7, 2015
Jags Upset No. 3 Erskine 4-2 On Road
DUE WEST, S.C. – Tied 2-2 heading into the fourth inning, senior Bradley Dennis tripled to score the go-ahead run, as the Jaguars outlasted the No. 3 Erskine Flying Fleet on Tuesday afternoon to win a 4-2 non-conference game on the road in Due Wet, S.C.

April 4, 2015
Jags Rout No. 18 Flagler 17-7 In Game Three Of Series
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars recorded the second most hits they’ve had in a game this season with 16 to blowout the No. 18 Flagler Saints 17-7 in game three of the Peach Belt Conference series at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

April 3, 2015
Jags Baseball Hosts No. 18 Flagler April 3-4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars host a Peach Belt Conference series with the No. 18 nationally-ranked Flagler Saints Friday and Saturday, April 3-4 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

April 3, 2015
Jags Fall In Slugfest To No. 18 Flagler
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars couldn’t recover from a five-run first inning to fall 11-5 to the Flagler Saints in a Peach Belt Conference game Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 31, 2015
Jags Hit Four Homers In 14-9 Loss To Emmanuel
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - The Jaguars played their sixth game in the last seven days on Tuesday night at Emmanuel College and despite hitting four homeruns and totaling 10 hits, GRU Augusta fell 14-9 on Tuesday night in non-conference action.

March 30, 2015
Jags Can’t Recover From Early Deficit To Fall 7-4 To Georgia Gwinnett
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars dropped a non-conference game against Georgia Gwinnet 7-4 on Monday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 29, 2015
Gage Patton’s Walk-Off Hit Wills Jags To 8-7 Win In Extras
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Fighting back from an early 6-0 deficit, the Jaguars got a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning from freshman Gage Patton to steal an 8-7 victory and sweep the Peach Belt Conference series from the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes Sunday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 28, 2015
GRU Takes Two From Georgia Southwestern
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars rallied for two Peach Belt Conference victories on Saturday afternoon to sweep the doubleheader with the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes at Lake Olmstead Stadium. GRU Augusta is now 11-16 and 5-9 in the PBC, while the Canes moved to 9-22 overall and 2-8 in the league.

March 26, 2015
Baseball Hosts Georgia Southwestern March 28-29
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Baseball team will host a Peach Belt Conference series with the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes this Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 26, 2015
Baseball Hosts Georgia Southwestern March 28-29
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Baseball team will host a Peach Belt Conference series with the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes this Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 25, 2015
GRU Rolls To 11-2 Victory At Paine College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Sophomore Clint Hardy and junior Drew Taylor both blasted two-run homeruns in this afternoon’s game against Paine College, as the Jaguars totaled 11 hits for 11 runs to take an 11-2 final on the road at Paine Wednesday afternoon in a rainy non-conference game at Lions Field.

March 24, 2015
Jags Cancel West Alabama Series, Move Up Paine College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Due to the threat of approaching inclement weather and the long travel time, the Jaguar Baseball series with West Alabama scheduled for Wednesday, March 25 at Lake Olmstead Stadium has been cancelled.

March 21, 2015
Jags Give Up Series Sweep To No. 12 Pirates
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars dropped the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium to give the No. 12 Armstrong Pirates the series sweep.

March 20, 2015
GRU Outhits No. 12 Armstrong In 6-5 Loss For Series Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Sophomore Tristan Jones pitched the first complete-game performance of his life on Friday night and didn’t allow an earned run in a 6-5 Peach Belt Conference loss to the No. 12 Armstrong Pirates Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 18, 2015
Baseball Sets ZTA Pink Out, Letterman's Day March 20-21
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Baseball team announced plans for a Pink Out on March 20 and Letterman's Day for March 21 during the Peach Belt Conference series with the Armstrong Pirates at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 18, 2015
Jags Knock 12 Hits In 6-2 Loss At Valdosta State
VALDOSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars matched the Valdosta State Blazers with 12 hits and took an early lead on Wednesday afternoon, but couldn’t produce the timely hit in a 6-2 non-conference loss on the road.

March 16, 2015
Tuesday Game With West Georgia Cancelled
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar baseball game scheduled with West Georgia for this Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. has been cancelled.

March 15, 2015
Jags Drop Series To Lander In Peach Belt Slugfest
AUGUSTA, Ga. – After taking game one on Friday 10-9 in 11 innings, the Jaguars (8-12, 3-6 PBC0 dropped the doubleheader to the Lander Bearcats on Sunday at Lake Olmstead Stadim.

March 14, 2015
GAMEDAY: Jags Play Weekend Series With Lander
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta baseball team has adjusted the game times for their upcoming Peach Belt Conference series with Lander on March 14-15 at Lake Olmstead stadium due to inclement weather.

March 14, 2015
Crown’s Walk-Off Single Wills Jags To 10-9 Win In Extras
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars hosted their first Peach Belt Conference series of the season and won their third-consecutive game in 11 innings on senior Nate Crown’s RBI-single up the middle to beat Lander 10-9 in a slugfest at Lake Olmstead Stadium Saturday night.

March 10, 2015
Boose & Gilbert Knock Timely Hits To Outlast Erskine 8-7 In Extra Innings
AUGUSTA, Ga. – In the bottom of the 11th inning down 7-5, juniors Hunter Boose and Connor Gilbert stroked back-to-back singles to the outfield to give the GRU Augusta Jaguars an 8-7 victory in walk-off fashion at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 8, 2015
Jags Top YHC 13-7 To Split Doubleheader
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars spilt the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Sunday afternoon to give Young Harris the series win after the Jags dropped the opening game on Saturday, March 7 at Zell B. Miller Field.

March 7, 2015
Ninth-Inning Rally Not Enough In 9-8 Loss At Young Harris­
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – After trailing the Young Harris Mountain Lions by five runs in the first inning, the Jaguars rallied to take a 8-7 lead in the ninth, but gave up two runs in the last at bat to fall 9-8 in game one of the Peach Belt Conference series at Zell B. Miller field.

March 1, 2015
GRU Drops Two Of Three At Montevallo In Conference Opening Series
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta baseball team lost two of three to the Montevallo Falcons in the Jaguars’ Peach Belt Conference opening series from Feb. 28 – March 1 in Montevallo, Ala.

February 24, 2015
Jags Push West Georgia Game To March 17
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Due to weather and field conditions, the GRU Augusta baseball team has pushed their single non-conference game with the West Georgia Wolves to Tuesday, March 17 at Lake Olmstead Stadium for a 4:00 p.m. first pitch.

February 22, 2015
No. 1 Tampa Sweeps Jags With Game Three Victory, 13-4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars dropped game three of the series to No. 1 Tampa 13-4 on Sunday afternoon to give the Spartans the series sweep at Lake Olmstead.

February 21, 2015
GRU Drops Game Two Of No. 1 Tampa Series, 10-4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta baseball team took a 1-0 lead in the first inning over No. 1 Tampa for the second-straight day, but the Spartans rallied back to take a 10-4 game for their second non-conference victory of the series.

February 20, 2015
Jaguars Host No. 1 Tampa For Three Game Series Feb. 20-22 At Lake Olmstead Stadium
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The GRU Augusta baseball team will host No. 1 ranked University of Tampa for three single non-conference games this weekend at Lake Olmstead Stadium, beginning with a 2:00 p.m. single game today, Feb. 20 in Augusta, Ga.

February 20, 2015
Jags Fall To No. 1 Tampa 11-3 In Game One Of Series
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguar baseball team dropped an 11-3 non-conference game to the No. 1-nationally ranked Tampa Spartans on Friday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 18, 2015
Baseball Adjusts Friday Start With Tampa To 2pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Baseball team has moved up the game time for their single non-conference contest against the Tampa Spartans on Friday, Feb. 20 and will play at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 17, 2015
Walk-Off Hit Wills Jags To 5-4 Win Over Newberry
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar baseball team met the Newberry Wolves for the third time this season on Tuesday, Feb. 17 and used a walk-off single from freshman Christopher Michals to score Drew Taylor in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 5-4 non-conference win.

February 14, 2015
Jags Baseball Sweeps Paine In Doubleheader
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Junior Drew Taylor drove in two RBI to give the Jaguars a 1-0 lead after the first inning of each game as the GRU Augusta baseball team outscored Paine College 26-5 over two games and won two non-conference games 12-5 and 14-0 on Saturday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Valentine’s Day.

February 12, 2015
Baseball Reschedules Paine College Game Due To Inclement Weather
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar baseball team has rearranged their upcoming game with Paine College and will now play a 12:00 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 14 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 10, 2015
Jags Fall At Non-Conference Erskine, 8-2
DUE WEST, S.C. –The Jaguar baseball team dropped an 8-2 non-conference game at Erskine on Tuesday afternoon in Due West, S.C.

February 3, 2015
Christopher Michals Named PBC Freshman Of The Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta baseball freshman Christopher Michals was named the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Week for his performances on the field against Newberry on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, according to a release from the conference office in Augusta, Ga.

February 3, 2015
Nick Rau’s Two-Run Homer In Eighth Inning Not Enough In 4-3 Loss At West Georgia
CARROLLTON, Ga. – GRU Augusta rallied to score two runs in the eighth inning to make it a one-run game at West Georgia, but couldn’t complete the comeback win to fall 4-3 in a non-conference game to the Wolves Tuesday afternoon. The Jaguars went down in the first inning for the third-straight game and matched their opponents’ hits in their second-straight loss.

February 1, 2015
Jags Suffer First Loss Of Season To Newberry, 4-1
NEWBERRY, S.C. – For second-consecutive days, the Jaguar Baseball team went down in the first inning to the Newberry Wolves, but this time, they were unable to achieve the comeback win as they fell 4-1 in non-conference action Sunday afternoon.

January 31, 2015
Jags Roll Newberry In Season Opener, 11-1
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars put up 18 hits in their 2015 season opener to win a 11-1 non-conference game over the Newberry Wolves at Lake Olmstead Stadium Saturday afternoon.

January 28, 2015
Jags Baseball Picked 11th In PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2015 GRU Augusta baseball team has been picked to finish 11th in the Peach Belt Conference preseason poll, according to a vote of the conference's head coaches released on by the league office in Augusta, Ga., on Wednesday Jan. 28.

January 23, 2015
Jags Baseball Gearing Up For Season Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2015 GRU Augusta baseball team is eight days away from their season opener and WRDW News 12 in Augusta, Ga., has released some preseason coverage!

January 20, 2015
Jags Baseball Moves Season Opener To Jan. 31 At Home
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars will host the non-conference Newberry Wolves on Saturday Jan. 31 for a season-opening single game at 2:00 p.m. in Lake Olmstead Stadium.

January 15, 2015
Jags Baseball To Host Little League Clinic Feb. 7
The GRU Augusta baseball team will host a free little league clinic at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for ages 6-13.

January 9, 2015
2015 Jags Baseball Media Guide Unveiled
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta baseball program has released their 2015 online media guide – featuring schedules, rosters, notes, pictures and more.

December 29, 2014
Jags Baseball Releases 2015 Season Tickets
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Baseball team announced that season ticket booklets for the 2015 campaign have been released and can be purchased for $50 by contacting the main Georgia Regents University Athletics office at (706) 737-1626.

December 19, 2014
Support 'Come Bat For Matt' Dec. 27
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former Columbia County High School baseball players and collegiate players are hosting a youth baseball camp set for Saturday, Dec. 27 at Martinez Evans Little League Park to support Matt Blume, a former Evans High School and Augusta State baseball player, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

December 5, 2014
Jags Baseball Releases 2015 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga., – The Jaguar Baseball program announced its schedule for the upcoming 2015 campaign Friday, Dec. 5, featuring 48 total regular-season games and 25 home games all at Lake Olmstead Stadium beginning on Monday, Feb. 2.

December 4, 2014
Jags Baseball Books Three Pitchers In Early Signing
AUGUSTA, Ga., – The Jaguar Baseball team signed four right-handed pitchers for the 2016 season in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period, Head Coach Jason Eller announced Thursday, Dec. 4. GRU Augusta gained two junior-college transfers Austin Goss and Joseph Stillwell and two freshmen Seth Carter and Tyler Sellers to the Jaguar pitching staff.

October 10, 2014
Dugout Club Sets Golf Tourney Fundraiser
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Dugout Club will host a golf tournament on Friday, Nov. 21 at Forest Hills Golf Club off of Wrightsboro Rd., to support the GRU Augusta baseball program.

October 7, 2014
Baseball Sets Tryout For Oct. 15
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta baseball program will hold an open tryout for all fully-enrolled, male Georgia Regents University students on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 3:00 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

September 29, 2014
Fall Practice Photo Galleries For Baseball/Softball
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2015 Jaguar baseball and softball teams have broken ground on practice and are getting prepared for their new seasons beginning in February 2015.