ATLANTA, Ga. - Sixteen alumni from ASUN Conference Baseball programs have appeared in the Major Leagues as the midway point of the 2019 season nears and some standout performers have helped their teams to contention for Postseason play. Leading the pack is reigning NL Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom of the Mets, joined by fellow starter Chris Sale of Boston and veteran infielder Daniel Murphy from Colorado.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Collegiate summer ball leagues are littered with ASUN Baseball student-athletes, as 115 players represent all nine programs across 27 different leagues.
DURHAM, N.C. – Jacksonville University baseball head coach Chris Hayes was announced as part of the 2019 16U National Team Development Program staff on Friday.
ATLANTA, Ga. - Ten players with ties to the ASUN Conference have made their marks with their respective Minor League clubs and were chosen as All-Stars for the 2019 season. Among the ten honored, seven have since been called up in their farm system's and are making the next steps in their journey towards the Major Leagues.
ATLANTA, Ga. - For the third time in his illustrious career, former Stetson pitcher Jacob deGrom was named an MLB All-Star thanks to a first-half of the 2019 season that saw him continue the brilliance that earned him 2018 National League Cy Young honors.
ATLANTA, Ga. - For the seventh-straight season, the ASUN Conference saw double-digit players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. The league produced 14 picks total, just one shy of last year's total of 15. ASUN Pitcher of the Year, Brad Deppermann of North Florida led the way as he was the first ASUN player off the board, going in the seventh round to the Chicago Cubs. Jacksonville's Angel Camacho and Liberty's Evan Brabrand & Jonathan Embry were also taken in the first 10 rounds, marking the second-straight season the ASUN had at least four players selected in the first 10 rounds.
LYNCHBURG, Va. - After Liberty tied the contest in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Tennessee Volunteers pushed across a two-out unearned run in the 10th, defeating the Flames 6-5 and eliminating them from the 2019 NCAA Chapel Hill, N.C. Regional, Sunday at Boshamer Stadium.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Liberty left-hander Mason Meyer did not allow a run over the first six innings, as the Flames downed the Tennessee Volunteers 6-1, Friday evening in Game 2 of the NCAA Chapel Hill, N.C. Regional at Boshamer Stadium.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The 2019 ASUN Champions, the Liberty Flames make their return to the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 7 PM ET on ESPN3 vs. second-seeded Tennessee in the Chapel Hill Regional. The Flames make their first trip into the national tournament since receiving an at-large bid in 2014, a year which saw the program bow out after two games in the dance after setting the single-season record for wins at 43.
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Liberty relief pitcher Evan Brabrand has been named to the 2019 Collegiate Baseball All-America team. The publication announced the team, this morning.
|School||ASUN||Overall||Last Game||Next Game||Schedule|
|#1 FGCU *||16-7||34-21||L, 10-5 vs. #5 North Florida||No Event||FGCU Schedule|
|#2 Liberty *||15-9||43-21||L, 6-5 vs. Tennessee||No Event||Liberty Schedule|
|#3 Lipscomb *||14-10||30-25||L, 6-5 at #6 Stetson||No Event||Lipscomb Schedule|
|#4 Jacksonville *||13-11||32-27||L, 5-2 vs. #2 Liberty||No Event||Jacksonville Schedule|
|#5 North Florida *||12-11||32-25||L, 3-2 vs. #2 Liberty||No Event||North Florida Schedule|
|#6 Stetson *||11-12||27-32||L, 4-3 vs. #2 Liberty||No Event||Stetson Schedule|
|Kennesaw State||11-13||27-29||W, 13-10 vs. Jacksonville||No Event||Kennesaw State Schedule|
|North Alabama||7-16||16-38||L, 4-3 at Lipscomb||No Event||North Alabama Schedule|
|NJIT||7-17||17-27-1||L, 4-3 vs. FGCU||No Event||NJIT Schedule|
* - Clinched a spot in ASUN Championship
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DELAND, Fla. - In its first year of membership in the ASUN Conference, No. 2 Liberty won the ASUN Conference Baseball Championship title by defeating No. 6 Stetson 4-3 Sunday. With the victory, the Flames have now secured an automatic berth into the upcoming NCAA Tournament with their journey to begin with the selection show on Monday.