2011 News

July 8, 2011
Snider Receives Academic All-State Honors
The association of Virginia Sports Information Directors today announced its 2011 VaSID Academic All-State selections honoring six Southern Virginia University scholar-athletes.

July 1, 2011
Johnson, Snider Named to VaSID All-State Team
Southern Virginia University senior Jake Johnson (Phoenix, Ariz.) and junior Andrew Snider (Lancaster, Calif.) today were named to the 2011 VaSID All-State Second Team (College Division) as voted on by the association of Virginia Sports Information Directors.

May 18, 2011
Southern Virginia Places Second at Small College World Series
After advancing to the finals of the 2011 USCAA Small College World Series on Wednesday afternoon against defending champions Briarcliffe College, the Southern Virginia University baseball team lost two consecutive games to the Bulldogs 11-9 and 6-2, placing second in the tournament.

May 17, 2011
Baseball Advances to Small College World Series Championship
The Southern Virginia University baseball team today advanced to the championship game of the 2011 USCAA Small College World Series after its semifinal opponent, The Apprentice School, withdrew from tournament play.

May 16, 2011
Alexander's Walk-Off Grand Slam Lifts Knights Past Rochester
Brandon Alexander hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the tenth inning early Monday morning lifting the Southern Virginia University baseball team over Rochester College 7-4 in its opening game at the 2011 USCAA Small College World Series.

May 16, 2011
Baseball Moves Past Greater Allegheny, Advances to Small College World Series Semifinals
After a dramatic win over Rochester College early Monday morning, the Southern Virginia University baseball team turned around and defeated Penn State-Greater Allegheny 3-2 advancing to the semifinals of the 2011 USCAA Small College World Series.

May 15, 2011
Baseball's Opening Round Game Suspended in Extra Innings Due to Rain
The Southern Virginia University baseball team’s opening round game at the USCAA Small College World Series against Rochester College on May 14 was suspended due to rain in the top of the tenth inning with the score tied at three runs apiece.

May 13, 2011
Six Knights Receive All-American Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its All-American and Academic All-American selections for the 2011 baseball season honoring six members of the Southern Virginia University team.

May 4, 2011
Baseball Receives Top Seed at 2011 USCAA Baseball Small College World Series
After completing its best regular season in program history, the Southern Virginia University baseball team today was awarded the number-one seed at the 2011 USCAA Baseball Small College World Series, which will take place in Old Orchard Beach, Maine from May 13-18.

April 20, 2011
Brown Pitches Shutout, Knights Split with Bluefield on Senior Night
After dropping the opening game of Wednesday’s Senior Night doubleheader with Bluefield College 5-3, the Southern Virginia University baseball team responded with a 5-0 victory in Game 2 to close out home play for the 2011 season.

April 15, 2011
Knights Take One Back from Eastern Mennonite
The Southern Virginia University baseball team avenged one of its five losses this season with a 7-5 victory Friday night over Eastern Mennonite University at Casey Field in Covington, Va.

April 7, 2011
Dalton Nearly Throws No-Hitter in Win Over Intermont
Southern Virginia University freshman fireballer Britt Dalton (Silverton, N. Mex.) came up three outs short from throwing a no-hitter as he pitched a one-hit gem en route to a 4-0 victory for the Knights over Virginia Intermont.

April 4, 2011
Baseball Completes Season Sweep of Montreat
The Southern Virginia University baseball team completed its season sweep of Montreat College on Monday by defeating the Cavaliers 7-3 and 6-4 in a home doubleheader.

April 1, 2011
Johnson Shines as Knights Sweep Washington Adventist
Led by another stellar afternoon from senior-captain Jake Johnson, the Southern Virginia University baseball team continued its best season in program history with a 3-1, 9-7 sweep over Washington Adventist University during Friday’s home doubleheader.

March 29, 2011
Knights Lose First Double-Header Of The Season
Despite outhitting Averett University, including 5-doubles in the two games, the Southern Virginia University baseball team could not get the winning runs, and lost the first double-header of the season, 4-5 & 1-2.

March 22, 2011
Johnson Named USCAA Player of the Week
Southern Virginia University senior outfielder, Jake Johnson, has been named the USCAA Baseball Player of the Week.

March 22, 2011
Baseball Rolls Past Montreat
The Southern Virginia University baseball team used 27-runs to overwhelm hosts Montreat College, 10-4 & 17-1 in a double-header.

March 19, 2011
Knights Split With PSGA, Take Series 3-1
The Southern Virginia University baseball team used 2-home runs in the first game for a 12-0 victory over Penn St. -Greater Allegheny, before falling in the second game, 3-4, to split the double-header, and take the series against the Lions, 3-1.

March 18, 2011
Baseball Takes First Two Games Of Series Against PSGA
The Southern Virginia University baseball team used timely hits, and strong pitching to take the first two games, of a four game series, from Penn St. -Greater Allegheny, 4-0 and 13-4.

March 16, 2011
Baseball Sweeps Past Generals
In totaling 24-hits in the double-header the Southern Virginia University baseball team accomplished history in taking three game from the Generals of Washington & Lee, 11-9 & 7-4.

March 3, 2011
Winning Streak Ends For Knights In Loss To EMU
A five game winning streak for the Southern Virginia University baseball team came to an end, as they surrendered four runs to Eastern Mennonite, and fell, 4-2.

March 2, 2011
Knights Beat Generals For Best Start In Program History
A 2-0 win over host Washington & Lee gave the Southern Virginia University baseball team it's best start in program history.

February 21, 2011
Offense And Defense Shows Up In Sweep Of UMPI
Behind 22-runs, and a Mitch Mantle no-hitter, the Southern Virginia University baseball team swept past University of Maine- Presque Isle, 5-1 & 17-0.

February 19, 2011
Baseball Scores 30-Runs In Double-Header Sweep Of Ferrum
The Southern Virginia University baseball team continued its hot streak to start the season, as the Knights exploded for 30-runs in 13-8 & 17-8 wins over Ferrum.

February 12, 2011
Knights Sweep Guilford To Start 3-0
Behind 27 combined hits, and a Jake Johnson home-run, the Southern Virginia University baseball team swept Guilford College, 14-4 & 9-4.

February 9, 2011
Baseball Records First Win Of The Season
Behind stellar pitching from Darrel Brown, the Southern Virginia University baseball team was able to mount a comeback to overcome 3-run deficit, and record the first win of the season, 5-4, over hosts Averett.