Livada, O'Brion earn All-UAA accoladesJunior 1B Drake Livada and classmate 2B John O'Brion earned All-University Athletic Association honors. Livada was named to the first team, while O'Brion was a second-team selection.
Suffolk sweep spoils senior swan song, 10-2 & 11-1The Brandeis baseball senior class saw their final season come to a tough end, falling twice to the Suffolk University Rams, 10-2 and 11-1. The first contest was tight through the first six innings, with Brandeis leading 2-1 until a three-run Ram fifth, while six in the seventh put the game out of reach.
Nine-run inning not enough as Judges fall to Wheaton, 12-9Senior James Collins had a valiant effort in his final collegiate game, and the Judges put up their biggest inning of the season with a nine-run fourth, but visiting Wheaton won the battle of the bullpens, taking a 12-9 decision under the lights at Stein Diamond.
Late rally sinks baseball against Bowdoin, 6-5Sophomore Pat Nicholson tossed his team-leading fourth complete game of the season and rookie LF Jon Chu hit a go-ahead double in the top of the eighth inning, but host Bowdoin rallied with two in the bottom of the ninth to take a 6-5 non-conference baseball win in Brunswick, Maine.
Baseball bounces back with 9-6 win over AmherstIn the midst of a four-game stretch against NESCAC opponents, the Brandeis baseball team bounced back from a pair of losses to Trinity to knock off Amherst College, 9-6. Rookie CF Sean O'Hare led the way, going 3-5 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored. Senior David Packard earned the win with five strong innings and sophomore Nick Pollack threw three perfect innings for his first save.
Baseball drops DH to #6 Trinity, 10-4 and 13-3The Brandeis University baseball team lost both ends of a doubleheader to #6 Trinity College (Conn.). The Judges had a 4-2 advantage going into the sixth inning of the first game before giving the game up and losing 10-4. In the second game, the Bantams scored eight runs in the top of the fifth to go on to win, 13-3.
Brzozowski fans career-high 10 as Judges blank Endicott, 4-0Junior Drew Brzozowski struck out a career-high 10 Endicott College batters, throwing 8.1 innings of three-hit ball as the Judges blanked the Gulls, 4-0, on Stein Diamond today. Brzozowski retired the side in order in five of the eight innings he completed to improve to 5-1.
Brandeis schedule changes, April 22Because of inclement weather, the Brandeis-Amherst baseball game scheduled for April 21 at 3:30 p.m. has been postponed. It will be made up on Monday, April 27 at 4 p.m. Additionally, the game scheduled for April 23 at Roger Williams University has been cancelled so that RWU can make up a conference game. There is no make-up date scheduled.
Livada named UAA baseball player of the weekWALTHAM, Mass. Brandeis University junior DH Drake Livada of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, was selected as University Athletic Associations baseball Player of the Week for the second time in his career. He has helped the Judges get to an overall record 13-19 with 10 games remaining this season.
Livada leads baseball team in split with BabsonJunior Drake Livada had six hits, including three doubles and a home run as the Brandeis baseball team split with Babson College. The Judges took the opener, 5-4, before the Beavers rallied for an 8-7 win in nine in game two.
Brzozowski gets baseball back on track with 9-2 win over Salem StateJunior hurler Drew Brzozowski allowed just three hits over the first seven innings of work and tied his career-high with eight strikeouts as the Judges got back on the right track with a 9-2 win over Salem State today. John O'Brion led the offensive attack, going 3-3 with two RBI, two runs scored and a double.
Baseball suffers 7-3 loss to Johnson and WalesThe Brandeis baseball team got an impressive bullpen performance from sophomore John McGrath and rookie Alex Tynan, but it wasn't enough to overcome an early 6-0 deficit as the Judges fell to Johnson & Wales, 7-3, on Stein Diamond.
Baseball drops 4-1 decision to TuftsDespite the second home run in as many games by junior Drake Livada and a fine job of pitching out of trouble by sophomore Pat Nicholson, the Brandeis baseball team could not muster much offense in a 4-1 loss to rival Tufts in the 84th meeting between the two schools.
Baseball falls to Keene State, 17-8Though the Judges pounded out 14 hits and three home runs, visiting Keene State had 20 hits and three round-trippers of their own in earning a 17-8 win on Stein Diamond. Tony Deshler, Pat Nicholson and Drake Livada - as a pinch hitter - each went deep for Brandeis.
Judges split slugfests with ClarkThe Brandeis baseball team put up 20 runs in two games, but were only able to salvage a split with the Clark University Cougars. The Judges took the opener, 13-6, but fell in game two, 10-7. Sophomore Tony Deshler and junior Jon O'Brion each went deep on the day.
Two four-run innings for Fitchburg State down the Judges, 9-7WALTHAM, Mass. The Brandeis University baseball team suffered their third straight loss, 9-7, to Fitchburg State College in regional action. With the loss, the Judges drop to 10-12 on the year, while Fitchburg State moves to 10-6 with the victory.
Baseball falls to MIT, 8-2Rookie 3B Jon Chu reached base in all four plate appearances, going 2-2 with two walks, and senior LF Mike Alfego doubles, but it wasn't enough to overcome a fine pitching performance and timely hitting from visiting MIT, who took an 8-2 decision on Stein Diamond.
Brandeis baseball get two wins in doubleheader against SpringfieldWALTHAM, Mass. The Brandeis University baseball team broke past the .500 mark with two wins in Saturdays afternoon doubleheader against Springfield College. The Judges won the first game, 6-2, and followed it up with a 5-3 victory over the Pride. With the two victories Brandeis improve to 10-9 on the year, while Springfield falls to 3-12.
Wentworth baseball downs Brandeis, 6-3Despite two hits from rookie SS Sean O'Hare and a double from junior 2B John O'Brion, the Brandeis baseball team suffered a 6-3 setback at the hands of Wentworth Institute of Technology today.
Baseball sweeps RIT in home opener, 7-5 & 5-1The Brandeis baseball team swept a twin-bill from visiting Rochester Institute of Technology today in the Judges' home opener. Brandeis won the opener, 7-5, thanks to four unearned runs, and took a 5-1 decision in the nightcap behind a complete-game eight-hitter from junior pitcher Drew Brzozowski and a home run from junior James Likis
Judges drop pitchers' duel to RIC, 2-1Despite six innings of two-hit ball from sophomore Justin Duncombe and three hits, including two doubles, from junior John O'Brion, the Brandeis baseball team could not get the winning run home in falling to Rhode Island College, 2-1.
Deshler heroics rally Brandeis baseball past Case, 6-5Sophomore LF Tony Deshler singled with the bases loaded to drive in two runs and give the Brandeis baseball team a 6-5 walk-off victory over Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action at Historic Sanford Stadium.
Baseball suffers 7-2 UAA loss to RochesterSeven different players registered hits for the baseball team, but third baseman James Likis's double was the only one for extra bases, as the Judges fell to Rochester, 7-2, in UAA play.
Brandeis announces 2009 Hall of Fame classThe Brandeis University Department of Athletics and the Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) are proud to announce the members of the Class of 2009 to the Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame. The 13th Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at an 11:00 a.m. brunch ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Waltham on November 1.
Judges drop third straight, 6-2, to W&LDespite a solid starting performance from sophomore lefty Justin Duncombe, the Brandeis baseball team dropped its third straight contest in Peoria, Ariz., 6-2, to Washington and Lee University. The Judges finish their spring trip with a 2-3 record.