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Wildcats: 2017 NWC Tournament Champs - April 23rd 2017
Winning 4 straight elimination games, Linfield storms back to and wins the NWC Tournament championship for a return to the NCAAs | | Video: Final Out |

Survive and Advance: 'Cats in title game! - April 22nd 2017
Coming back from early holes in two elimination games, Linfield earns a date against Willamette in the NWC Tournament title game PLU Stats | Whitworth Stats

Whitworth stuns 'Cats in extras - April 21st 2017
Linfield struggles to turn baserunners into runs and the Pirates use an 11th-inning solo HR to upset the top seed at NWC Tourney | Championship Website

NWC Tournament comes to McMinnville - April 19th 2017
Linfield faces Whitworth in Friday's opening round of the three-day, double-elimination tournament at Roy Helser Field Tournament Website | Watch Live | Live Stats |

Ryan Pladson makes certain it all adds up - April 18th 2017
Whether he's counting dollars or calling pitches, the accounting major from Sammamish, Washington, loves mental challenges

Wildcats are NWC Champs! - April 15th 2017
Linfield outscores Whitman 11-3 in a doubleheader to claim its first NWC title in three years and right to host the league tourney |

'Cats reel off 12 unanswered runs in win - April 14th 2017
Home runs by Fox and Evans, as well as three double plays and a triple play, highlight Linfield's 12-3 victory over Whitman

Wildcats roll to 10th straight NWC victory - April 11th 2017
Cameron Fox is one of four multi-hit performers as Linfield outscores Puget Sound 5-1 in a makeup game to secure NWC series

'Cats capture 26th straight 20-win season - April 9th 2017
Linfield pounds out 14 hits in a 10-4 win before Whitworth responds with a 9-3 non-league victory in McMinnville |

Wildcats win big, win small versus Pirates - April 8th 2017
Linfield dismantles Whitworth 14-4 before coming up with extra-inning magic to edge the visitors 3-2 and run their win streak to 5 |

Ryan Pladson honored by NWC - April 6th 2017
Keying a sweep of Pacific, Linfield's Ryan Pladson shines offensively and defensively to earn NWC Position Player of the Week

Two big innings propel 'Cats to victory - April 2nd 2017
Linfield claims its third series sweep of a Northwest Conference opponent, courtesy of a 7-2 win against Pacific

Wildcats pocket two close wins vs. Boxers - April 1st 2017
Three 'Cats tally five hits apiece and Jared Evans blasts his first collegiate home runs to lead Linfield to a sweep of Pacific |

Hot start helps CLU take down Linfield - March 28th 2017
Shaky defense results in a high-scoring affair, and the Wildcats cannot keep pace with the Kingsmen in a 13-9 loss

'Cats help Carnahan notch 600th victory - March 26th 2017
Linfield goes 2-for-3 against nonleague opponents, including a 5-3 win over La Verne that gives Coach Carnahan a milestone victory Chapman Box | La Verne Game 1 | La Verne Game 2 |

Andrews lets his bat do the talking - March 22nd 2017
Ben Andrews, senior third baseman and one of the NWC's top hitters, isn't one to raise his voice to send a message

'Cats handle Pios, twice - March 20th 2017
Scott Hilpert continues a torrid hitting pace and Linfield runs its win streak to four with another doubleheader sweep of L&C |

Pitchers rack up 30 strikeouts in sweep - March 19th 2017
Linfield belts four home runs and outscores L&C 7-2 down the stretch to close out a Northwest Conference doubleheader |

Cunningham is NWC Pitcher of the Week - March 15th 2017
The sophomore southpaw is chosen as the conference top pitcher after an impressive performance last week at Puget Sound

Cunningham nearly untouchable, 'Cats split - March 12th 2017
Cason Cunningham racks up 15 strikeouts in a Game 1 victory as Linfield and Puget Sound each pick up wins in a NWC doubleheader |

Andrews named NWC Position Player of Week - March 9th 2017
Wildcats third baseman Ben Andrews' power and discipline at the plate earns the senior his third career weekly NWC recognition

Lutes take over, clinch series - March 5th 2017
After winning Game 2 in 10 innings, PLU seals the deal in a weather-shortened nightcap, outscoring the 'Cats 13-7 over two games Game 2 Box Score | Game 3 Box Score

Commitment paying off for Hilpert - March 4th 2017
Senior outfielder Scott Hilpert, one-time JV castoff, is now the toast of the Northwest Conference

'Cats with early advantage in key NWC tilt - March 4th 2017
Ben Andrews homers as part of a 6-1 Game 1 victory before heavy rain forces suspension of Game 2 versus Pacific Lutheran

Hilpert picks up first NWC weekly honor - March 2nd 2017
The outfielder continues to impress, helping Linfield sweep George Fox while leading the NWC in average, RBIs and home runs

'Cats deny Bruins a comeback, claim sweep - February 26th 2017
Linfield registers its first NWC series sweep, but not without drama as an eight-run lead nearly evaporates in the later innings

Linfield topples George Fox, twice - February 25th 2017
Scott Hilpert and the 'Cats have their way offensively against the Bruins, pounding out 27 hits and 21 runs in a doubleheader |

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 D3Baseball.com 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 D3baseball.com 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 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

Videos

Baseball Press Conference (5/6) 05/07/2015
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