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Neely shuts down Bearcats for 1st NWC win - February 17th 2017
Cal Neely strikes out five and allows one hit over the final six innings as Linfield stymies Willamette 6-2 in the NWC opener

Winter weather scratches tournament - February 1st 2017
Snow, freezing rain and wind are heading to the Portland area, forcing the cancellation the NWC Oregon Invitational Updated Linfield Schedule

Stan Manley to lead program July 1 - January 12th 2017
With deep roots at Linfield and in the baseball program, the current assistant is promoted to succeed retiring Scott Carnahan Baseball Coaching Chronology

Scott Brosius joins Seattle Mariners staff - October 20th 2016
The former Linfield coach is called up from AAA Tacoma to mold the Mariners' young team into a championship club

Lawson saluted as Academic All-American - June 3rd 2016
Recent graduate Eric Lawson adds a feather to his cap with his selection to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Baseball Team Complete Academic All-America Team | Linfield Academic All-Americans

Lawson named to Gold Glove Team - May 27th 2016
Senior third baseman Eric Lawson is recognized for his defensive prowess by the American Baseball Coaches Association Complete Gold Glove Team

Andrews, Walker tabbed as all-region - May 23rd 2016
First baseman Ben Andrews and relief pitcher Cody Walker pick up career first All-West Region honors Team | ABCA Team

Lawson three-peats as academic standout - May 6th 2016
Senior psychology and marketing major Eric Lawson is selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for the third straight year Complete All-Academic Teams

Senior Wildcats go out in style - May 1st 2016
Five seniors combine for five hits, a pitching win and a save in their final home appearances as Linfield routs George Fox 14-5

Pladson's heroics complete Wildcat rally - April 30th 2016
Scott Hilpert and Ryan Pladson drive in five runs on three home runs as Linfield turns a two-run hole into a 6-5 win against PLU

Lightning strikes at Roy Helser Field - April 29th 2016
Linfield conquers the weather and rival George Fox for a two-hit shutout victory, 3-0, to open the final weekend of the season

Lawson, Andrews are NWC first team picks - April 26th 2016
Eric Lawson and Ben Andrews are among six Wildcats to receive consideration on the All-Northwest Conference Baseball Team

Andrews key to Linfield's final series win - April 20th 2016
Ben Andrews snags the final NWC Position Student-Athlete of the Week honors of the season for his performance against George Fox

Baseball's Fantastic 5 - April 18th 2016
Exemplifying model Division III student-athletes, five Linfield baseball seniors thrive in school and sport

'Cats thump Bruins, but no tourney spot - April 17th 2016
Linfield uses three multi-run innings to take a 16-7 victory from GFU, but the Wildcats are left out of playoffs on tiebreakers

'Cats keep playoff dreams alive - April 16th 2016
Pladson's HR and Gellos' RBI triple are key to securing a split against GFU that leaves both teams fighting for a tournament spot |

Linfield moves into tie for 4th with sweep - April 10th 2016
Behind the hitting of Ryan Ross and Eric Lawson, the 'Cats sweep Whitman to strengthen their NWC Tournament chances | NWC Standings

Lawson HR, Newman's pitching, cap sweep - April 9th 2016
Eric Lawson blasts a grand slam homer in Game 1 and Riley Newman pitches nine innings in Game 2 as Linfield doubles up Whitman |

Boxers deliver knockout punch in ninth - April 6th 2016
Pacific rallies from a two-run deficit in the ninth to deny Linfield a non-league victory, 5-4

‘Cats win home run derby, take series - April 3rd 2016
Linfield scores four runs on HRs from Hilpert, Mason and Ross and Buuck gets the win in a 5-2 series clincher against Whitworth

Winning with defense, 'Cats force split - April 2nd 2016
After a 7-4 loss, Linfield's defense yields just two runs and turns four double plays for bounce-back victory over No. 8 Whitworth |

Ben Andrews, Hit Machine - March 29th 2016
First baseman is chosen as the Northwest Conference Baseball Position Student-Athlete of the Week following a nine-hit series

Andrews' four-hit day key to Game 3 win - March 26th 2016
Ben Andrews has three doubles and three pitchers limit Willamette to five hits as Linfield takes the series with a 7-3 victory

Willamette denies 'Cats the sweep - March 25th 2016
Three home runs by Scott Hilpert and Ben Andrews and a combined 26 hits over two games are not enough to earn back-to-back wins |

Linfield forces extra, but Pacific sweeps - March 19th 2016
Dylan Wright caps off a perfect day at the plate with a game-winning RBI double to help the Boxers take three games in a row |

Checking all the Boxes - March 18th 2016
Senior pitcher and dual major Joe Perryman proves it is possible to excel at everything as a Wildcat student-athlete

Boxers come out swinging - March 18th 2016
Pacific's starter wields a five-hit shutout and the Boxers turn 14 hits and 13 walks into a 16-0 rout of Linfield in a night game

Sagehens edge 'Cats, 4-3 - March 13th 2016
David Mason gets Linfield back to within a single run in the ninth, but is left stranded as Pomona-Pitzer takes a narrow victory

Linfield twice downs Webster - March 12th 2016
Riley Newman hurls a complete-game shutout and Ben Andrews drives in three runs as the Wildcats outscore the Gorloks 10-4 |

Webster claims Top 25 duel - March 11th 2016
Linfield yields 12 hits and commits four errors while only supplying a single run in a 7-1 loss to the Gorloks on a neutral field

Linfield wins second NWC rubber match - March 6th 2016
Jake Gellos drives in a team-high two RBI and the Wildcat defense shuts down Lewis & Clark for a 9-0 victory

'Cats drop close one before routing Pios - March 5th 2016
Scott Hilpert and Eric Lawson combine for 12 hits, Newman earns a complete-game victory in the nightcap as Linfield and L&C split |

Three big scoring innings sink Loggers - February 28th 2016
Linfield's 7, 8, 9 hitters drive in six runs and the 'Cats steal eight bases en route to an 11-5 series-clinching win over UPS

With backs against the wall, 'Cats respond - February 27th 2016
A narrow 4-3 rebound win in Game 2 keeps alive hope of an Northwest Conference series victory for Linfield against Puget Sound |

Lutes claim rubber match, 5-2 - February 21st 2016
PLU's starter goes the distance and allows just three baserunners over the final five frames to lead his team to a series victory

'Cats, Lutes to settle score on Sunday - February 20th 2016
Northwest Conference title contenders and Top-25 clubs Linfield and Pacific Lutheran split a league-opening doubleheader |

McMichael tabbed for weekly awards - February 15th 2016
A 10-hit weekend earns Finn McMichael NWC Baseball Student-Athlete of the Week and Team of the Week honors

Two HRs, triple aid 'Cats in victory - February 14th 2016
Linfield erupts offensively to avenge a loss to Redlands, winning 17-3 in the Wildcats' final game of their annual Arizona trip

Wildcats total 30 hits, split doubleheader - February 13th 2016
Linfield routs La Verne 13-3 before the Leopards win a back-and-forth battle, 5-4, on a wild pitch in the rematch |

Bulldogs' bite amounts to first loss - February 12th 2016
Linfield's promising start fades to horror as Redlands cruises to a 7-2 victory to open the Arizona Desert Classic

Neely snags NWC pitching honor - February 9th 2016
Cal Neely earns the first NWC Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week award of the season after a 10-strikeout performance

Home Run City! - February 7th 2016
Three 'Cats tally their first career HRs and the Linfield defense holds Whitman and PLU to 10 hits and one run to improve to 4-0 Whitman Stats | PLU Stats

Opening Day is doubly sweet - February 6th 2016
Cal Neely's 10-strikeout performance and Alex Hendra-Brown's trio of doubles propel the Wildcats to wins over UPS and Willamette UPS Box Score | WIL Box Score

After Christmas skills clinic scheduled - November 18th 2015
Ninth through 12th grade boys are invited to fine tune their fundamentals Dec. 29-30 at the LInfield Preseason Skills Camp Registration

Scott Brosius departs Linfield - May 23rd 2015
Leaving his alma mater with great memories and in good hands, Scott Brosius steps away to explore new coaching opportunities Linfield Coaching Chronology

Haddeland, VanDomelen, Lawson all-Region - May 18th 2015
Pitcher Chris Haddeland and infielders Corey VanDomelen and Eric Lawson are named to the D3baseball/ABCA All-West Region Teams Team | ABCA Team

Trinity denies Linfield a return to Finals - May 16th 2015
Capping off an undefeated run through the Tyler Regional, the Tigers rally for a 7-3 victory in the championship game La Verne Box Score | Trinity Box Score

Linfield lives to play another game - May 15th 2015
David Mason sparks the offense with a 3-RBI single as the 'Cats rally from two down to eliminate Texas-Tyler 9-6 at the regional | Postgame Interview | Regional Tournament Website |

Midnight Magic: Wildcats still kicking - May 15th 2015
Garrett Miller deals six no-hit innings and Linfield posts a six-spot in the sixth to get past Millsaps in regional action | Postgame Interview | Regional Tournament Website |

Now or Never for Wildcats After 5-1 Loss - May 14th 2015
Linfield loads the bases and scores a run in the ninth, but cannot come back against Trinity and now plays in an elimination game

Weather again a factor at Tyler Regional - May 14th 2015
Linfield holds a 9-6 advantage against Texas-Tyler, but the teams must wait until Friday to duke it out in an elimination game

To Be Continued - May 13th 2015
Severe weather halts a first-round matchup between Trinity, which leads 4-0 after five, and Linfield at the Tyler Regional Game Statistics

NCAA Regional Preview: Chasing History - May 12th 2015
Linfield can earn a third straight trip to the NCAA Finals, but must first make it through the West Regional Regional Tournament Website | Practice Video

Giddy Up! Wildcat Baseball headed to Texas - May 11th 2015
Linfield makes a third straight trip to the NCAA playoffs, this time via an at-large invite to the Texas, Tyler Regional Complete Field | Regional Website

Lawson tabbed for academic honor - May 6th 2015
Linfield junior marketing major and third baseman Eric Lawson repeats as a CoSIDA Academic All-District selection Complete All-Academic Teams

Haddeland repeats as NWC Pitcher OTY - May 4th 2015
Chris Haddeland becomes a two-time winner of the NWC's top pitching award to highlight four Wildcat all-star selections

Wildcats hit 30-win plateau - May 3rd 2015
With a resounding 6-2 victory against rival George Fox, Linfield achieves its third consecutive 30-victory season

Two-game split is an unwanted outcome - May 2nd 2015
After the 'Cats dispatch UPS 6-1, PLU rallies for a 4-3 extra-inning victory to kick off the final weekend of the regular season UPS Box Score | PLU Box Score

Linfield eliminated from NWC Tournament - April 25th 2015
After shutting out GFU 3-0 to stay alive, the Wildcats rally late but lose a 7-6 heartbreaker to PLU in a loser-out game GFU Box Score | PLU Box Score

Backs Against the Wall - April 24th 2015
Whitworth's ace spins a 2-0 no-hitter to drop Linfield into the losers bracket at the inaugural NWC Tournament

Bruins rout 'Cats in NWC finale - April 19th 2015
Linfield manages just a pair of runs in a 14-2 loss, but still earns a spot in the NWC Tournament by finishing tied for second

Wildcats take two from George Fox - April 18th 2015
Finn McMichael and Corey VanDomelen drive in three runs apiece in Game 1 to help Linfield take command of second place in the NWC |

Staff yields just two hits in 7-1 victory - April 15th 2015
Corey VanDomelen and Ryan Pladson combine for five hits and four RBI as Linfield handily defeats Lewis & Clark in its home finale

Senior Home Run/No Run Parade - April 12th 2015
While Corey VanDomelen and Jo Carroll smack home runs, three senior pitchers combine for a 7-0 shutout against Whitman

'Cats top Whitman in final home twinbill - April 11th 2015
Haddeland takes over the career strikeout lead in Game 1 before fellow senior VanDomelen supplies the game-winning hit in Game 2 |

Haddeland embraces pressure situations - April 8th 2015
Senior Chris Haddeland’s competitive nature rubs off on rest of team

Thomassen tabbed for NWC pitching honor - April 7th 2015
Senior right-hander Aaron Thomassen is pegged for an NWC Student-Athlete of the Week award after throwing a complete-game shutout

Success! Wildcats get Game 3 breakthrough - April 4th 2015
Opportunistic Linfield scores on a ninth-inning error to top Whitworth 7-6, earn its first NWC sweep and move into second place

'Cats post double shutouts in Spokane - April 3rd 2015
Eric Lawson homers and Linfield's all-America starters hurl back-to-back complete game shutouts as Linfield twice tops Whitworth |

VanDomelen, Haddeland earn accolades - March 31st 2015
Seniors Corey VanDomelen and Chris Haddeland sweep the NWC weekly awards, and VanDomelen lands on the D3baseball Team of the Week D3baseball Team of the Week

Taking No Chances - March 30th 2015
Interests in law and sports point to a potential future career as legal counsel for senior catcher Chance Laboda

Spirited rally comes up short on Sunday - March 29th 2015
Facing a 4-0 hole in the ninth, Linfield pulls to within two scores before time runs out in a Game 3 loss to Willamette

Show 'em the way, Seniors - March 28th 2015
Haddeland and Thomassen throw complete games and VanDomelen smacks four extra-base hits in a key twinbill sweep versus Willamette |

For 'Cats, Game 3 victory remains elusive - March 22nd 2015
Corey VanDomelen doubles and scores to tie the game in the ninth, but Linfield yields a bases-loaded walk in a 3-2 loss to Pacific

Haddeland makes history, Wildcats win two - March 21st 2015
Chris Haddeland throws a complete game for a record-breaking 31st career victory, and the Wildcats outscore the Boxers 13-5 |

Wildcats win thrice in Arizona - March 15th 2015
Linfield takes two games from Top 25 programs Concordia-Chicago and Cal Lutheran along with another victory over Wesleyan Updated Season Stats

Pitching an Art, the Diamond a Canvas - March 10th 2015
Senior relief pitcher Joseph Stevick loves the simplicity and complexity of his craft

Pio defense stands tall in 5-1 victory - March 8th 2015
Scott Hilpert supplies the lone offense with his first career HR as Lewis & Clark's starter throws a four-hit complete game

'Cats twice handcuff L&C to a single run - March 7th 2015
All-America pitchers Chris Haddeland and Aaron Thomassen lead Linfield to a NWC doubleheader sweep against Lewis & Clark |

Wildcats beaten twice in Tacoma - March 1st 2015
Totaling 32 hits and 23 runs, Puget Sound earns two shocking victories against one of the NWC's traditional powerhouses |

'Cats need extra to slip past Loggers, 8-7 - February 28th 2015
Jo Carroll and Finn McMichael supply clutch hits as sixth-ranked Linfield rallies from a 6-3 deficit to top UPS in 15 innings

NWC, D3Baseball salute Haddeland, Lawson - February 24th 2015
Chris Haddeland and Eric Lawson provide great individual highlights during a tough NWC opening weekend for the Wildcats D3baseball Team of the Week

PLU rallies for 6-3 win in rubber match - February 22nd 2015
Linfield takes a 3-1 lead in the fourth, but the Lutes score four runs over the final two frames to capture the NWC-opening series

NWC title contenders trade blows - February 21st 2015
Chris Haddeland pitches Linfield to a 3-0 complete-game victory before two third-inning homers spark PLU to a 5-2 win in Game 2 |


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