2018 Harvard Baseball News

  • Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award for Second-Straight Year
    August 02, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team has been named a Team Academic Excellence Award recipient by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), as announced by the organization Thursday.
  • Former Harvard Baseball Pitcher Anderson Called Up to Major Leagues
    June 28, 2018
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Receiving the call to the show for the first time in his career, former Harvard baseball player Tanner Anderson ’15 was called up to the major leagues by the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday, June 27.
  • 21 Baseball Players Earn ECAC Academic Honors
    June 21, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. – 22 members of the Harvard baseball team have been tabbed to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Spring 2018 Academic and President’s Honor Roll Lists, as announced by the conference this afternoon. Chase Aldridge, Jake Allen, Austin Black, Trent Bryan, John Fallon, Patrick Robinson, Kieran Shaw, Kevin Stone and Jake Suddleson all earned Academic Honor Roll recognition for maintaining a GPA between 3.2 and 3.59 during the spring 2018 semester.  
  • Ivy League Announces 2018 Spring Academic All-Ivy Team
    June 20, 2018
    The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard – who have been selected to the 2018 Spring Academic All-Ivy League team.
  • Written Senior Perspectives - Noah Zavolas, Baseball
    June 14, 2018
    Each day when I walk through the Dillon doors, I reach up and put my hand on those words, words that have motivated, inspired, and humbled me. To tap the quote is to understand the value of effort for its own sake, the combination of passion and perseverance. To tap the quote is to recognize that the man in the arena is there alone. His domain is the extra mile, the early morning, the late night, the empty gym. Putting a hand on those words is a reminder of the lows and the highs, the wins and the losses, of the setbacks and the comebacks, of the pain and the pride. Roosevelt’s words speak to the dreamer in me. They remind me of the little boy that fell in love with baseball eighteen years ago.
  • Baseball’s Zavolas, Rosenblum-Larson Selected in MLB Draft
    June 07, 2018
    After leading the Crimson to its best season in more than a decade, Harvard baseball’s pitching duo of Noah Zavolas and Simon Rosenblum-Larson was selected in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. Zavolas was picked by the Seattle Mariners in the 18th round, pick 538 overall. Minutes later, teammate Rosenblum-Larson was taken by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 19th round, making him the 570th overall pick.
  • Written Senior Perspectives - Garrett Rupp, Baseball
    June 07, 2018
    My experiences on the Harvard baseball team are irreplaceable and completely unique to any other moments I have had at Harvard.
  • Baseball Lands Four on NEIBA All-New England Teams
    May 29, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team continued to rake in postseason accolades, landing four student-athletes on the NEIBA All-New England Teams as announced by the organization this morning.
  • Zavolas Named Pitcher of the Year, Six Others Earn All-Ivy Accolades
    May 25, 2018
    Harvard baseball senior Noah Zavolas has been named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Year, as announced by the conference today. In addition, Ben Skinner, Patrick Robinson, Simon Rosenblum-Larson, Matt Rothenberg, Jake Suddleson and Hunter Bigge also earned All-Ivy honors. Harvard’s seven honorees is the most for the program since 2005. In total, the Crimson collected nine separate awards, more than any other school and also led the conference in first and second team selections. Harvard’s three first team selections are the most since 2006 and its four second team selections are the most since 1999.
  • Matt Rothenberg Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    May 15, 2018
    Harvard baseball’s Matt Rothenberg has been named Ivy League Player of the Week as announced by the conference today. The senior played an instrumental role in Harvard’s season series win over Dartmouth this past weekend, the Crimson’s first since 2005.
  • Baseball Plays Spoiler in Season Ending Spectacle
    May 14, 2018
    With a combined 35 runs and 36 hits marking the scoreboard, the Harvard baseball team (22-20, 12-9 Ivy) played spoiler in the 2018 season finale, edging Dartmouth (17-22-1, 12-8-1 Ivy) out of a spot in the Ivy League Championship Series with an 18-17 victory at O’Donnell Field this afternoon. While the Crimson’s playoff hopes were dashed with Columbia winning at Cornell, Harvard persevered to post its best overall record in 18 years and best Ivy record in more than a decade.
  • Baseball Splits Doubleheader Versus Dartmouth on Senior Day
    May 13, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team (21-20, 11-9 Ivy) split its doubleheader with Dartmouth (17-21-1, 12-7-1 Ivy) today at O’Donnell Field. The Big Green narrowly took game one by a score of 6-5 before the Crimson came storming back on senior day for a convincing 11-3 win on the back end of the twin bill.
  • Baseball Wraps Up Regular Season Versus Dartmouth
    May 10, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team will return to O’Donnell Field this coming Sunday and Monday to wrap up the regular season with a three-game series versus Dartmouth. The Crimson is slated for a doubleheader beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 13 and a standalone game on Monday, May 14, set for a 1 p.m. start. The team will also celebrate the Class of 2018 on Sunday between the two games.
  • Baseball’s Peterson, Rothenberg Earn Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    May 10, 2018
    Harvard baseball’s Devan Peterson and Matt Rothenberg earned 2018 Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors as announced by the organization today. Academic All-America awards are nominated and voted upon exclusively by members of CoSIDA and athletes must maintain a GPA of 3.30 or higher to be nominated. Peterson and Rothenberg were two of 12 players recognized in District I, comprised of New England and New York programs. Harvard was the only program to land more than one athlete on the All-District team and it is the first time both athletes have received the accolade.
  • Hayward, Rosenblum-Larson Pick Up Ivy League Weekly Awards
    April 30, 2018
    After the Crimson went 4-2 in back-to-back road series with Princeton and Cornell, Buddy Hayward and Simon Rosenblum-Larson picked up Ivy League Rookie and Pitcher of the Week honors as announced by the conference today. This is Hayward’s third and Rosenblum-Larson’s second weekly nod from the league this season.
  • Baseball Closes Cornell Series with Momentous 6-2 Win
    April 29, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team (20-19, 10-8 Ivy) closed out the Cornell series with a strong 6-2 victory on Sunday afternoon. The win came with additional meaning, marking the first 20-win season under head coach Bill Decker, the most wins since 2006 under Joe Walsh (21-20-1) and the most Ivy League wins since 2006 (10-10). Harvard is also now one of only two Ivy programs with winning overall records for the 2018 season.
  • Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Cornell
    April 28, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team (19-19, 9-8 Ivy) fell in back-to-back games against the Cornell Big Red (11-17-1, 6-8) at Hoy Field today. The Crimson would open both games with a 4-0 lead, but ended up dropping decisions 10-8 and 7-4.
  • Baseball Sweeps Princeton, Moves to Second in Ivy League Standings
    April 25, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team (19-17, 9-6 Ivy) re-wrote history today with a series sweep of the Princeton Tigers (10-20, 7-8 Ivy). The Crimson has not swept an Ivy League opponent since 2009, when the team defeated Cornell in a two-game series under the previous divisional format. The last time Harvard swept a divisional opponent was Brown in a four-game series in 2008.
  • Third Time’s the Charm: Baseball to Face Princeton Midweek
    April 24, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team will head to Princeton, N.J. this Tuesday and Wednesday to make-up its twice rescheduled series with the Tigers. Games are set for an 11:30 a.m. doubleheader on Tuesday and a single game on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Contests will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
  • Harvard Wields Strength in Doubleheader Sweep of Princeton
    April 24, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team (18-17, 8-6 Ivy) has propelled itself into contention for one of the top two spots in the Ivy League after sweeping Princeton (10-19, 7-7 Ivy) on day one, jumping to third overall in the league and one win behind second place Columbia.
  • Zavolas Tabbed Ivy League Pitcher of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    Harvard baseball senior Noah Zavolas has been named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Week as announced by the conference today. Just one week after his no-hitter, Zavolas backstopped Harvard to a 3-1 victory in game one against Brown. The Acton, Mass. native totaled 11 strikeouts through eight innings, one shy of his career high. In addition to allowing just four hits and not a single run, Zavolas held Brown batters to a .154 average.
  • Harvard Athletics Unveils Kaplan Family Hitting Pavilion
    April 22, 2018
    Harvard athletics along with the baseball and softball programs unveiled the completed Kaplan Family Hitting Pavilion on Sunday morning, April 22.
  • Baseball Stumbles in Series Finale Against Brown
    April 22, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team (16-17, 6-6 Ivy) stumbled in game three against Brown (8-22, 4-11 Ivy) this afternoon at O’Donnell Field. The Bears took a 7-3 victory after giving up both games to the Crimson yesterday. Patrick McColl stood out for the hosts, recording two hits, two runs and two RBI in addition to a team-high 11 putouts.
  • Baseball Earns Walk-Off Win to Sweep Doubleheader Against Brown
    April 21, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team (16-16, 6-5 Ivy) earned a sweep of day one against the Brown Bears (7-22, 3-11 Ivy) this afternoon at O’Donnell Field. After posting a narrow 3-1 victory in game one, the Crimson secured game two in walk-off fashion. With the wins, Harvard has taken ownership of the season series with Brown, and will compete for a series sweep in its single game tomorrow afternoon.
  • Baseball Returns to the Diamond to Host Brown
    April 19, 2018
    After weather rattled the Crimson’s schedule, the Harvard baseball program will return to the diamond for the first time in a week to host Brown this coming Saturday and Sunday. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. before wrapping up the series with a single game on Sunday slated for a 1 p.m. first pitch. All games will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
  • Freshman Perspective: Jack Mahala, Baseball
    April 18, 2018
    April 18, 2018
  • Noah Zavolas Garners National Recognition
    April 17, 2018
    After pitching Harvard’s first no-hitter in 17 years, Noah Zavolas earned Ivy League Pitcher of the Week honors and it didn’t stop there. The senior from Acton, Mass. has been tabbed NCAA Baseball’s Player of the Week, The Perfect Game’s National Player of the Week, College Sports Madness National Pitcher of the Week, College Sports Madness Ivy League Player of the Week and one of Collegiate Baseball News’ National Players of the Week.
  • Baseball's Series at Princeton Postponed
    April 17, 2018
    Due to weather and field conditions, Harvard baseball's three-game series at Princeton has been postponed to April 24 and 25 at Clarke Field in Princeton, N.J.
  • Zavolas, Mrowka Earn Ivy League Weekly Awards
    April 16, 2018
    Noah Zavolas and Buddy Mrowka have been selected as this week’s Ivy League Pitcher and Rookie of the Week respectively, as announced by the conference today. This is Zavolas’ first honor of the season while Mrowka earned the honor once already during the 2018 campaign. Zavolas put on a stunning performance against Yale, throwing Harvard’s first no-hitter since 2001 while Mrowka was instrumental in the Crimson’s first Beanpot championship since 2014.
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