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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 D3baseball.com 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 |

Lawson swings his way to NWC honor - February 17th 2015
With four of six hits going for extra bases, third baseman Eric Lawson earns recognition as the NWC Student-Athlete of the Week

Lawson, Carroll homer in twinbill sweep - February 15th 2015
Hitting in the leadoff spot, Eric Lawson produces four hits and six RBI to pace Linfield to 10-3 and 10-1 victories against OIT |

Linfield shuts out UPS in bounce-back win - February 14th 2015
Aaron Thomassen and Cody Walker tally 10 strikeouts and Jo Carroll blasts the team's first homer of the year in an 8-0 victory

Corban capitalizes for 3-1 stunner - February 13th 2015
A Scott Hilpert triple and Finn McMichael sacrifice fly provide the offensive highlights as Linfield suffers its first loss

Haddeland, Andrews sweep NWC awards - February 10th 2015
Chris Haddeland and Ben Andrews garner Northwest Conference Baseball Student-Athlete recognition after a hot start in Arizona

Haddeland named to GSA watch list - February 10th 2015
Linfield ace Chris Haddeland repeats as the only Division III candidate in contention for USA Baseball's Golden Spikes Award USA Baseball News Release

Linfield passes first doubleheader test - February 7th 2015
Ben Andrews and Corey VanDomelen drive in 10 runs as No. 4 Linfield handles La Verne 13-5 and 10-7 at the Arizona Desert Classic |

Wildcats come out swinging - February 6th 2015
Chris Haddeland tosses seven scoreless innings and No. 4 Linfield pounds five extra-base hits to earn a 6-0 shutout over UT-Dallas

Fisher signs independent pro contract - June 19th 2014
Former Wildcat outfielder Nick Fisher continues his baseball career as member of the Rockford Aviators organization

Fisher repeats as Academic All-American - June 2nd 2014
Co-captain and NWC Player of the Year Nick Fisher sets a high standard for all-around excellence with a second national honor Complete Academic All-America Team

Atypical play results in quick NCAA exit - May 24th 2014
Linfield finds more offense against Emory, but struggles again defensively in a season-ending 8-5 loss at the NCAA Finals | Postgame Press Conference

Tommies capitalize on defensive miscues - May 23rd 2014
St. Thomas scores five each in the first and sixth and Eric Veglahn throws a two-hit shutout to deck Linfield 10-0 at the Finals | Postgame Press Conference

Can Wildcats go back-to-back? - May 22nd 2014
Relying on strong pitching and solid defense, Linfield tackles on the challenging goal of repeating as national champions Bracket | Brosius Interview | Video: Travel and Practice Days |

Haddeland named Player, Pitcher of Year - May 22nd 2014
Pitchers Chris Haddeland and Aaron Thomassen highlight Linfield's selections to the ABCA and D3baseball.com All-America teams | D3baseball.com All-America Team

Four Wildcats picked to all-region squad - May 20th 2014
All-West Region Pitcher of the Year Chris Haddeland, Jake Wylie, Aaron Thomassen and Nick Fisher are honored for stellar play Complete All-West Region Team

Wildcats are bound for the Badger State! - May 17th 2014
Doubles from Corey VanDomelen and Jo Carroll plus a Chris Haddeland save help put Linfield on a return flight to the NCAA Finals | Tournament Statistics | |

Baseball Bedlam - May 17th 2014
Linfield fends off a talented field of challengers to capture its fourth NCAA Regional championship in seven years Postgame Melee | Scott Brosius Speaks | Photo Gallery |

Wildcats advance to championship game - May 16th 2014
Nick Fisher and Jo Carroll homer and Scott Hilpert supplies the game-winning RBI as Linfield hangs on against UW-Stevens Point 3-2 | McMinnville Regional Website | |

Texas Two-Hit - May 15th 2014
Aaron Thomassen and the Linfield defense yield just a pair of hits and Clayton Truex drives in two runs to eliminate Trinity 4-1 | McMinnville Regional Website | |

'Cats take sting out of YellowJackets - May 14th 2014
Chris Haddeland hurls a complete-game shutout and Kramer Lindell homers in a tight 1-0 victory against LeTourneau in regional play | McMinnville Regional Website

Home Sweet Home - May 13th 2014
Playing within familiar confines, top-seeded Linfield embarks on what the 'Cats hope to be a return trip to the NCAA Finals McMinnville Regional Website

NCAA announces McMinnville Regional field - May 11th 2014
Linfield is one of six teams, including four from the West, selected to compete in one of eight regional baseball sites Championship Field | McMinnville Regional Website

Posing a Threat - May 9th 2014
After transferring from Washington State, power hitter Clayton Truex has made the most of his opportunities at Linfield

Fisher's Tackle Box is Well Stocked - May 6th 2014
NWC Player of the Year and Academic All-American Nick Fisher has the tools to succeed on the diamond and in the classroom

Fisher, Thomassen snag top NWC awards - May 5th 2014
Nick Fisher and Aaron Thomassen are praised as the best at their respective crafts in as the NWC Player and Pitcher of the Year

GFU scores upset in regular-season finale - May 4th 2014
Linfield suffers its third straight loss after surrendering 10 runs, all unearned, to the Bruins

Warriors sweep Wildcats in non-league tilt - May 3rd 2014
Lewis-Clark State shuts outs Linfield for just the second time this season, 8-0, before rallying for a 4-2 victory in the nightcap |

Fisher, Lawson receive academic honors - May 2nd 2014
Student-athletes Nick Fisher and Eric Lawson boast the highest cumulative grade point averages on the CoSIDA All-District 8 Team Complete All-District Teams

Haddeland exacts revenge on Bruins - May 2nd 2014
Linfield ace Chris Haddeland tosses a complete game to avenge his only loss of the year in a 5-1 victory against George Fox

Haddeland nabs NWC honors for a third time - April 29th 2014
A two-hit, complete-game shutout proves worthy of league pitcher of the week acclaim for Wildcat ace Chris Haddeland D3baseball.com Team of the Week

Senior Day, Bombs Away! - April 27th 2014
Nick Fisher and Jake Wylie smack grand slams as the top-ranked Wildcats pound out 19 hits for 21 runs to sweep the Pioneers |

'Cats limit Pios to four hits in shutouts - April 26th 2014
Starters Chris Haddeland and Zach Brandon combine for 16 scoreless innings and two Wildcats homer in doubleheader sweep of L&C |

Fisher tabbed for NWC, D3baseball awards - April 21st 2014
Nick Fisher belts seven hits, two homers to earn conference and national honors and a title-clinching series win for 'Cats D3baseball.com Team of the Week

Wildcats are playoff bound! - April 19th 2014
Linfield's first step in defending its national title is complete after an 8-2 victory against George Fox secures the NWC crown

Do-Si-Do - April 18th 2014
The Bruins snap top-ranked Linfield's 16-game win streak and awaken a giant as the 'Cats romp to a 12-3 victory to tie the series |

'Cats double up plucky 'Hens 8-4 - April 13th 2014
Pomona-Pitzer battles from a 5-1 deficit to close within two, but Linfield stays the course and tacks on two late runs for sweep | | |

Everybody Hits! - April 12th 2014
All nine members of Linfield's starting lineup register hits and RBIs as the No.1 Wildcats blast Pomona-Pitzer 16-4 and 13-3 |

Haddeland, Wylie pick up weekly honors - April 8th 2014
Chris Haddeland gets the nod as the NWC Pitcher of the Week and Jake Wylie is named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week D3baseball.com Team of the Week

Another home run, another NWC sweep - April 6th 2014
Nick Fisher's solo homer provides a late-inning highlight for the fast-starting 'Cats, who roll the Lutes 6-1 in the series finale |

Wylie goes Wild! - April 5th 2014
Jake Wylie completes his injury comeback with three homers as part of a five-RBI performance in a doubleheader sweep of rival PLU |

Wildcats push win streak to 10 - March 30th 2014
Thomassen, Stevick and Manley combine for the shutout while Fisher and Laboda pace the offense as Linfield sweeps Puget Sound

Consistency breeds success - March 29th 2014
Victorious in both a close contest and shutout, Linfield registers its 23rd consecutive 20-win season at Puget Sound's expense |

Big weekend leads to national acclaim - March 26th 2014
Sophomore reliever Cody Walker is tabbed as the D3baseball.com reliever of the week after recording his first career win and save D3baseball.com Team of the Week

More extra-inning magic - March 23rd 2014
Corey VanDomelen supplies the game-winning RBI in the 12th as Linfield scratches out another one-run victory against Whitworth

Pirates unearth scant treasure at Linfield - March 22nd 2014
Linfield's staff surrenders just three runs and Jo Carroll's solo homer highlights the offensive output in two more NWC victories |

Series sweep paves way to awards sweep - March 18th 2014
Chris Haddeland and Nick Fisher are pegged as the NWC's top performers and also land on the D3baseball.com Team of the Week D3baseball Team of Week | ABCA Poll

Pitching again gets it done for Wildcats - March 16th 2014
Aaron Thomassen hurls Linfield's second complete-game shutout of the weekend to lead the Wildcats to a sweep against Whitman

Extra, extra in Walla Walla - March 15th 2014
Linfield notches a shutout in Game 1 but needs all the offense it can muster in an 11-inning comeback Game 2 win against Whitman |

'Cats drop first NWC game, but win series - March 8th 2014
Aaron Thomassen carries Linfield to a 5-2, series-clinching victory after Willamette shocks the Wildcats 7-3 in Game 2 Game 2 Box Score | Game 3 Box Score

Haddeland's complete game wins Game 1 - March 7th 2014
Junior ace Chris Haddeland throws all nine innings and Linfield makes Willamette pay for six errors in a 5-2 home-field win

'Cats finish sweep to open NWC action - March 3rd 2014
Clayton Truex supplies a two-RBI single to highlight a big fourth inning that helps Linfield pull away from Pacific 8-3 in Game 3

How about that Wildcat offense? - March 1st 2014
Eleven Wildcats register hits as Linfield hangs a total of 29 runs on host Pacific in a NWC season-opening doubleheader |

Truex tabbed for NWC weekly honor - February 25th 2014
Senior Clayton Truex becomes the first Wildcat this season to be honored as the NWC Baseball Student-Athlete of the Week

Pitching, double steal win duel with OIT - February 23rd 2014
Zach Brandon tosses five spotless innings and Nick Fisher scores the game's lone run to give Linfield a 1-0 victory over the Owls

Truex homers in bounceback win over Saints - February 22nd 2014
Clayton Truex gives Linfield a 3-0 lead with a shot over the fence and Chris Haddeland earns his second win over a D2 program, 6-2

Warriors pound out 15 hits to score upset - February 21st 2014
Corban holds Linfield to just three hits over the final six frames while rallying for a 6-5 victory over the top-ranked Wildcats

Haddeland on Golden Spikes Award watch list - February 17th 2014
Chris Haddeland is the sole Division III student-athlete named as one of 60 men in contention for USA Baseball's top amateur award USA Baseball News Release

Dueling Shutouts - February 16th 2014
Linfield and Western Oregon flex their defensive muscles, winning 6-0 and 5-0 respectively in a two-game nonconference series |

Wildcats complete perfect trip to Arizona - February 9th 2014
Led by Nick Fisher's four-RBI day, five players drive in two or more runs as Linfield routs Whittier 16-0

First doubleheader goes Linfield's way - February 8th 2014
Solid pitching from four different players helps top-ranked Linfield claim a 5-2 victory over PLU and a 10-3 win over Redlands PLU Box Score | Redlands Box Score

'Cats edge La Verne in season-opening bout - February 7th 2014
Clayton Truex delivers the game-winning RBI as Linfield is battle tested in its first game since hoisting the national trophy

Linfield to host NCAA Regional in May - January 22nd 2014
For the third time in six years, Linfield is selected as host site for one of eight NCAA Division III regional playoff tournaments

Videos

Baseball Press Conference (4/28) 04/30/2015
Baseball Press Conference (4/21) 04/21/2015
Baseball Press Conference (4/14) 04/14/2015
Baseball Press Conference (4/7) 04/07/2015
Baseball Press Conference (3/24) 03/24/2015
Cat Chat with Aaron Thomassen and Corey VanDomelen 03/19/2015
Baseball Press Conference (3/17) 03/17/2015
Baseball Press Conference (3/3) 03/03/2015
Baseball Press Conference (2/24) 02/25/2015
Baseball Press Conference (2/10) 02/10/2015
Football Press Conference (10/8/14) 10/08/2014
NCAA Finals Travel and Practice 05/22/2014
Baseball Press Conference (5/20) 05/21/2014
2014 Regional Baseball Championship Celebration 05/17/2014
Baseball Press Conference (5/6) 05/06/2014
Baseball Press Conference (4/29) 04/29/2014
Cat Chat with Zach Brandon 04/25/2014
Pomona-Pitzer Game Highlights (4/13) 04/22/2014
Baseball Press Conference (4/22) 04/22/2014
Baseball Press Conference (4/15) 04/15/2014
Baseball Press Conference (4/8) 04/08/2014
Cat Chat with Jake Wylie 04/07/2014
Baseball Press Conference (4/1) 04/01/2014
Baseball Press Conference (3/25) 03/25/2014
Baseball Press Conference (3/18) 03/18/2014
Baseball Press Conference (3/11) 03/11/2014
Baseball Press Conference (3/4) 03/04/2014
Baseball Press Conference (2/25) 02/25/2014