2015-16 Youngstown State Baseball News

  • 2016 YSU Baseball Season Highlights
    May 26, 2016
    The 2016 Youngstown State baseball season had several notable victories and individual highlights.
  • Benyo Named to Horizon League All-Freshman Team
    May 24, 2016
    Youngstown State outfielder Kyle Benyo has been named to the 2016 Horizon League All-Freshman Team, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
  • Late Rally Not Enough as Baseball Drops Season Finale 7-5 at Valpo
    May 21, 2016
    Valparaiso scored six runs over the fifth and sixth innings and held off a late Youngstown State rally for a 7-5 come-from-behind victory over the Penguins on Saturday afternoon at Emory G. Bauer Field.
  • Five Double Plays Cost Penguins in 6-1 Loss at Valparaiso
    May 20, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team hit into five inning-ending double plays and dropped game two of its three-game series at Valparaiso 6-1 on Friday afternoon at Emory G. Bauer Field.
  • Valpo's Lundeen Shuts Out Baseball, 4-0
    May 19, 2016
    Valparaiso senior Dalton Lundeen pitched a four-hit shutout in the final home start of his career to send the Crusaders to a 4-0 victory over the Youngstown State baseball team on Thursday at Emory G. Bauer Field.
  • Penguins End Home Slate With Walk-Off Win Over No. 28 Kent State
    May 17, 2016
    Alex Larivee singled home Jonny Miller with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Youngstown State baseball team an 11-10, come-from-behind victory over No. 28 Kent State on Tuesday afternoon in the 2016 home finale at Eastwood Field. Nearly 3,400 students from area elementary and middle schools were in attendance to root on YSU, which beat a ranked team for the first time in 17 years.
  • Norse Sweep Doubleheader from Baseball
    May 15, 2016
    Northern Kentucky erupted for eight runs in the eighth inning to steal a win in game one, and it scored the first five runs in game two to sweep a doubleheader over the Youngstown State baseball team, 8-7 and 12-8, on Sunday afternoon at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex.
  • Rohan’s Walk-Off Double Gives Penguins Doubleheader Split vs. Valparaiso
    May 13, 2016
    Gerrad Rohan hit an RBI double with one-out in the bottom of the ninth-inning to give the Youngstown State baseball team a 7-6 victory over Valparaiso in game two of Friday’s doubleheader at Eastwood Field. The Penguins lost game one, which was played in front of more than 2,200 area students, 15-7.
  • Penguins Beat Bowling Green 9-5 to Sweep Season Series
    May 11, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team scored eight runs in the first four innings and beat Bowling Green 9-5 on Wednesday afternoon at Steller Field. The Penguins, who beat the Falcons 2-0 on April 27, swept the season series.
  • Baseball Loses 5-3 at Pittsburgh in Rain-Shortened Game
    May 10, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team began a busy week by losing 5-3 at Pittsburgh on Tuesday evening in a game that was called in the bottom of the fifth inning due to rain.
  • Floyd, Bullpen Pitch Three-Hit Shutout as YSU Splits Doubleheader at UIC
    May 08, 2016
    Collin Floyd, Joel Hake and Kevin Yarabinec combined for a three-hit shutout to lead the Youngstown State baseball team to a 1-0 victory at UIC in game two of a doubleheader on Sunday at Curtis Granderson Stadium. The Penguins lost game one 7-2.
  • Baseball Drops Doubleheader at Milwaukee
    May 07, 2016
    Milwaukee got a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning to win game one 4-3, and two Panthers pitchers combined for a 6-0 shutout in game two as UWM swept a doubleheader from Youngstown State on Saturday afternoon at Henry Aaron Field.
  • Baseball Begins Final Stretch with Road Doubleheaders this Weekend
    May 06, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team will begin a busy final stretch to the regular season this weekend when it plays a pair of Horizon League road doubleheaders. The Penguins will play two games at Milwaukee on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., and they’ll head to Chicago for another doubleheader at UIC on Sunday at 2 p.m.
  • Jordan Vujovich Inks NLI to Join Youngstown State's Baseball Program
    May 03, 2016
    Jordan Vujovich, an outfielder from Sacramento, Calif., has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and baseball careers at Youngstown State beginning in the 2016-17 academic year, Penguins head coach Steve Gillispie announced.
  • Canisius Takes Series Finale, 10-2
    May 01, 2016
    Canisius scored in each of the first three innings and got a grand slam from Jake Lumley in the fourth to beat the Youngstown State baseball team 10-2 on Sunday afternoon at Eastwood Field.
  • Penguins Even Series with 8-4 Win Over Canisius
    April 30, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team scored the final four runs and got four shutout innings of relief from Jared Wight in an 8-4 victory over Canisius on Saturday afternoon at Eastwood Field. The Penguins evened the series to set up a rubber match on Sunday at noon, which is an hour earlier than the game was originally scheduled.
  • Canisius Rallies to Beat YSU 4-2 in 10 Innings
    April 29, 2016
    Canisius scored a run in both the eighth and ninth innings to tie the game and scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 4-2 victory over the Youngstown State baseball team on Friday evening at Eastwood Field.
  • Four Pitchers Combine for Shutout in 2-0 Win Over Bowling Green
    April 27, 2016
    Four Youngstown State pitchers combined to throw a five-hit shutout, and the Penguins scored the game’s only two runs in the first inning in a 2-0 victory over Bowling Green on Wednesday evening at Eastwood Field.
  • Baseball Plays Four Non-Conference Home Games This Week
    April 27, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team will play four games at Eastwood Field this week to conclude a nine-game home stand and its April schedule. The Penguins will host Bowling Green on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., and they’ll welcome Canisius for a three-game non-conference series over the weekend.
  • Pitching Dominates Doubleheader as YSU and Oakland Split
    April 23, 2016
    Youngstown State and Oakland each got outstanding pitching in one game of a doubleheader as YSU won game one 7-2 and Oakland prevailed in game two 9-1.
  • Baseball Swept in Doubleheader by Wright State
    April 22, 2016
    Wright State’s pitching staff held the Youngstown State baseball team in check for most of the day and swept a Horizon League doubleheader from the Penguins, 7-3 and 10-0, on Friday afternoon at Eastwood Field. Game two was called after seven innings due to rain and wet field conditions.
  • YSU Begins Homestand With Loss to Pittsburgh
    April 20, 2016
    Pittsburgh outscored the Youngstown State baseball team 11-1 over the final six innings to beat the Penguins 17-5 on Wednesday evening at Eastwood Field.
  • West Virginia Pulls Away Late in 13-3 Win Over YSU
    April 19, 2016
    West Virginia scored nine runs in its final two innings to pull away from what was a close game and beat the Youngstown State baseball team 13-3 on Tuesday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark.
  • Baseball Begins Nine-Game Homestand on Wednesday
    April 19, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team begins a grueling stretch of six games in five days when it plays at West Virginia today at 6:30 p.m. The Penguins will then host Pittsburgh on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and Horizon League doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • Strong Pitching, Charles' Eighth-Inning Single Send YSU to 3-1 Win Over NKU
    April 17, 2016
    Web Charles hit a go-ahead two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Youngstown State baseball team got solid pitching in a 3-1 victory over Northern Kentucky on Sunday afternoon at Eastwood Field.
  • Two Big Innings Carry NKU to 11-5 Win Over YSU
    April 16, 2016
    Northern Kentucky scored the first five runs and added cushion with a five-run eighth to beat the Youngstown State baseball team 11-5 on Saturday afternoon at Eastwood Field.
  • Penguins Drop Slugfest to Northern Kentucky, 9-8
    April 15, 2016
    Northern Kentucky scored in each of the middle five innings and held off Youngstown State in the ninth to win game one of a three-game series 9-8 on Friday night at Eastwood Field.
  • Erek Bolton Signs NLI to Join YSU Baseball Program
    April 15, 2016
    Erek Bolton, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound catcher from Elk Grove, Calif., has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Youngstown State baseball program beginning with the 2016-17 season, YSU head coach Steve Gillispie announced on Friday.
  • Two Late Homers Help Kent State Rally for 5-2 Win Over YSU
    April 13, 2016
    Zarley Zalewski hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to help Kent State rally for a 5-2 victory over the Youngstown State baseball team on Wednesday evening at Schoonover Stadium.
  • Baseball Travels to Kent State, Hosts NKU This Week
    April 13, 2016
    The Youngstown State baseball team will play at Kent State and host a three-game series against Horizon League newcomer Northern Kentucky this weekend. The Penguins and Golden Flashes will play on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Kent, and the three-game series at Eastwood Field against the Norse will start Friday at 5:30 p.m.
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