2021-22 Baseball News
  • Monday, June 6, 2022

    Fahsel, Alvarez Add ABCA All-West Region Awards

    The GNAC Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year pick up additional honors with selection to the American Baseball Coaches Association All-West Region First Team.

  • Monday, May 23, 2022

    Consensus First-Teamer Fahsel Leads All-Region Picks

    Central Washington outfielder Adam Fahsel is the only GNAC player to receive first-team nods from both the NCBWA and D2CCA while 10 total GNAC players earned All-West Region recognition.

  • Friday, May 20, 2022

    Nighthawks Drop Two To Point Loma, Ending Run

    Despite hitting eight home runs, Northwest Nazarene was outslugged by the top-seeded Sea Lions in 7-4 and 21-5 losses that eliminate NNU from the NCAA West Regional.

  • Thursday, May 19, 2022

    Western Oregon's Season Ends With Pair Of Losses

    Western Oregon fell 6-3 to Cal State Monterey Bay and 10-6 to Azusa Pacific at the NCAA West Regional, eliminating the Wolves from the postseason after a 34-win campaign and a GNAC Championships title.

  • Thursday, May 19, 2022

    Nighthawks Rally Late, Win Opening NCAA Game

    No. 4 seed Northwest Nazarene rallied from a 6-2 deficit to defeat No. 5 seed Cal Poly Pomona 10-7 in the opening game of the NCAA West Regional, taking the lead on back-to-back homers in the seventh inning.

  • Sunday, May 15, 2022

    Nighthawks, Wolves Both Go Dancing

    The GNAC landed two baseball teams in the six-team West Regional field for the first time as Northwest Nazarene and Western Oregon both earned selection as the No. 4 and No. 6 seeds, respectively.

  • Saturday, May 14, 2022

    Wolves Complete Comeback, Win GNAC Championships

    After racing out to a 5-0 lead, Western Oregon held on for a 5-2 victory over Northwest Nazarene to give WOU the GNAC Championships title, roaring all the way back through the bracket after losing its first game.

  • Saturday, May 14, 2022

    Western Oregon Sets Up Finals Clash With NNU

    Parker Johnson threw an 80-pitch complete game and several Wolves had clutch, savvy hits in a 7-2 WOU win over Montana State Billings. The Wolves will turn around and play Northwest Nazarene for the title.

  • Friday, May 13, 2022

    Wolves Win, All Three Teams Alive Into Saturday

    John Stark's two-run homer keyed a turnaround for Western Oregon in a 4-1 win over Northwest Nazarene. All three teams finished round robin play at 1-1 and have a chance to win the Championships on Saturday.

  • Friday, May 13, 2022

    Keller K's Nighthawks To Opening Victory

    Northwest Nazarene's Haden Keller set a GNAC season-high with 13 strikeouts and a two-out, two-strike RBI double from Ryan Dearing helped lead NNU to a 2-0 win over MSUB at the GNAC Championships.

  • Thursday, May 12, 2022

    Wolves' Jacob Maiben Named Academic All-District

    The Western Oregon senior outfielder is the conference's lone selection to the 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Baseball Team after helping lead WOU to the GNAC Championships.

  • Thursday, May 12, 2022

    Worth The Wait: Barkley Gives MSUB Delayed Win

    After a six-hour rain delay, Montana State Billings got seven innings from ace Dylan Barkley to take a 5-2 round-robin win over Western Oregon during a modified first day at the GNAC Baseball Championships.

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022

    Fahsel Fuel: CWU Sparkplug Named Player Of The Year

    Wildcats outfielder Adam Fahsel was named the conference's Player of the Year after a prolific offensive season. WOU's Arturo Alvarez also won two special awards to highlight the all-conference selections.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022

    Berryman Named West Region Player Of The Week

    After batting .632 during a four-game series at MSUB, Central Washington outfielder Zach Berryman has been named the NCBWA West Region Player of the Week, the third GNAC position player to be honored this season.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022

    NNU, WOU Set For Showdown At Championships

    After finishing the regular season tied in both their conference record and head-to-head meetings, Northwest Nazarene and Western Oregon will settle it on the field this week at the GNAC Baseball Championships.

  • Sunday, May 8, 2022

    NNU Claims Top Seed For GNAC Baseball Championships

    It took until the season's final day to be official, but Northwest Nazarene will be the top seed at Thursday and Friday's GNAC Championships, followed by Western Oregon and Montana State Billings.

  • Tuesday, May 3, 2022

    Your Move, Wolves: NNU Puts Pressure On With Sweep

    Baseball Notebook: After Northwest Nazarene's sweep of MSUB, the Nighthawks will take this weekend off knowing Western Oregon needs to sweep Saint Martin's in order to steal the regular season title.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022

    Wolves Take Lead With Two Weekends To Go

    Baseball Notebook: After taking three out of four from Northwest Nazarene head-to-head, Western Oregon is a game ahead of NNU for first in the standings while weather created some crooked box scores in Billings.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022

    Sting Operation: Winter, Houlihan Sweep Regional Awards

    Montana State Billings' Mitch Winter and Matthew Houlihan have been named the NCBWA West Region Baseball Players of the Week after a pair of solid individual performances against Saint Martin's.

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022

    SMU Series Win Sets Up Showdown

    Baseball Notebook: After Saint Martin's defeated Northwest Nazarene in three of four games, NNU faces Western Oregon this weekend leading the Wolves by just a game for first in the GNAC standings.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022

    Saints Trio Of Four-Timers Lead All-Academic Team

    A total of 67 student-athletes earned selection to the GNAC Baseball All-Academic Team, presented by Barnes and Noble College, including four-time honorees Ryne Oshiro, Dakota Hill and Bryant Nakagawa of Saint Martin's.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022

    Keller, Godfrey Earn Regional POTW Honors

    A day after earning the conference honors for Pitcher and Player of the Week, NNU's Haden Keller and MSUB's Tyler Godfrey were named the West Regional Pitcher and Player of the Week by the NCBWA.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022

    No-Hitter Caps Wild Week Of Walk-Offs

    Baseball Notebook: Four out of nine games involving a GNAC team ended in walk-off fashion this week, but Northwest Nazarene's Haden Keller stole the headlines by firing the sixth no-hitter in GNAC history.

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Crooked Numbers Abound In Ellensburg

    Baseball Notebook: The series between Central Washington and Montana State Billings had scores more befitting football than baseball (such as 28-3 and 22-15), as MSUB and Western Oregon each won three of four this week.

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2022

    Deuces Wild As All Series Split

    Baseball Notebook: Both GNAC match-ups ended in four-game splits, with each team winning twice. Most significantly, MSUB took two games off first-place Northwest Nazarene behind Player of the Week Carson Green.

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2022

    Clutch Homers Blast Nighthawks Into First

    Northwest Nazarene and Western Oregon entered their four-game series tied for first, but the Nighthawks put themselves in the driver's seat by winning three out of four, hitting a late home run in each win.

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2022

    Pahukoa Powers NNU To Series Win

    Baseball Notebook: GNAC Player of the Week Duke Pahukoa hit .833 this week for Northwest Nazarene, setting a GNAC single-game record with four doubles as NNU sits tied with Western Oregon at 6-2 in the GNAC.

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022

    Nighthawk Bats and Wolves Arms Lead GNAC Openers

    Northwest Nazarene and Western Oregon each took three of four from opponents during the first weekend of GNAC play, with one relying on an offensive onslaught and one receiving a masterclass on the mound.

  • Thursday, March 3, 2022

    Wildcats 'Walk' Off Wolves In Doubleheader Sweep

    Baseball Notebook: Central Washington completed a ninth-inning comeback against Western Oregon without swinging the bat while Northwest Nazarene and MSUB had positive weeks in the Rocky Mountain State.

  • Thursday, February 24, 2022

    Nighthawks Back On Track After Mayor's Cup Sweep

    Baseball Notebook: The Nighthawks earned some much-needed momentum by trouncing cross-town rival College of Idaho four times behind the performances of weekly award winners Grant Kerry and Max Holtzclaw.

  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022

    Extra-Inning Wins Highlight Second Week Of Action

    The conference's baseball teams combined to go 3-0 in extra-inning games, including two wins from Western Oregon and a 14-inning marathon win by Central Washington, as baseball action heats up.

  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022

    Play Ball: Nighthawks Tested Early To Kick Off Season

    Baseball Notebook: In a rematch of last year's NCAA West Regionals, NNU went on the road to Azusa Pacific and split a four-game series. The Nighthawks were one of four GNAC teams to go 2-2 to open the year.

  • Monday, January 24, 2022

    NNU Team, Players Earn National Preseason Hype

    NNU ranked seventh and 13th in the two collegiate preseason polls, while Western Oregon received votes in both. Meanwhile, two Nighthawks are among four GNAC players named to the West Region Preseason Team.

  • Friday, January 21, 2022

    Nighthawks Tabbed To Repeat In Preseason Poll

    After becoming the first GNAC team ever to win the NCAA West Regional and advance to the national championships in 2021, GNAC coaches see Northwest Nazarene as the team to beat once again.

  • Friday, August 13, 2021

    Jabusch Signs With MLB Partner League Team In Montana

    The former pitcher for both Northwest Nazarene and Concordia has signed a professional contract with the Great Falls Voyagers in the Pioneer League, an MLB Partner League.

  • Friday, July 30, 2021

    NNU Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

    In a banner 2021 season for Northwest Nazarene baseball, the Nighthawks earn the American Baseball Coaches Association's Team Academic Excellence Award for the third straight season.

  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    Bases Loaded: Three Named Baseball All-Americans

    Northwest Nazarene's John Gonzalez and Ben Johnson and Montana State Billings' Will Riley are named CoSIDA Division II Academic All-Americans, capping a historic baseball season for the conference.

  • Thursday, July 1, 2021

    Nighthawks Lead Academic All-District Baseball Selections

    Five players from the GNAC and West Region champions lead a total of six GNAC selections to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Baseball Team.