ODAC Baseball Tournament News
May 11, 2019 --- Shenandoah University became the first back-to-back champion in ODAC baseball in 15 years on Saturday afternoon as the Hornets recovered from a 5-1 setback in the first title game to post a 5-4 triumph over Randolph-Macon College in the winner-take-all final showdown to secure the league hardware. With the victory, the Hornets earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship.
May 11, 2019 --- Randolph-Macon College earned a 5-1 victory over Shenandoah University in the first of two possible championship games on Saturday in Salem. That forces a "winner-take-all" showdown for the conference hardware. Weather, however, has caused the tarp to be pulled at Haley Toyota Field at Salem Memorial Ballpark, pushing back the start time of the tourney's final contest.
May 10, 2019 --- Randolph-Macon College earned three of the five major individual honors in a vote of the league's head coaches, highlighting the 2019 All-ODAC Baseball Awards. Yellow Jackets third baseman Mike Nickles was named the ODAC Player of the Year, while righthander Nick Roth received ODAC Pitcher of the Year laurels. R-MC mentor Ray Hedrick repeated as the ODAC Coach of the Year. Versatile infielder and pitcher Garrett Jackson from the University of Lynchburg secured ODAC Rookie of the Year distinction. Roanoke College third baseman Jack Howard took home the final major honor as he earned ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year recognition from the conference's sports information directors.
May 8, 2019 --- Mother Nature continues to cause alterations to ODAC spring championship schedules with the latest round of inclement weather affecting the tournament structure for the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament.
May 6, 2019 --- Just two games were needed in all four best-of-three series for the second straight season as the four teams advancing to the double-elimination portion of the ODAC Baseball Tournament have been determined. Each of the original top-four seeds will head to Haley Toyota Field at Salem Memorial Ballpark next weekend, May 10-12, for the conclusion of the tournament that began this weekend with a trio of best-of-three series.
April 28, 2019 --- Randolph-Macon College and Roanoke College were separated by just percentage points in the final regular season standings with the two squads occupying the top-two seeds in the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament. The Yellow Jackets own the #1 seed for a second straight season, while the Maroons enter as the second seed.