2018 Baseball News

  • Seniors Sent Off With Sports Banquet
    May 03, 2018
    On May 2nd, the athletics department held its annual end-of-year sports banquet.  At the banquet, the athletics department honored our graduating seniors with personal plaques commemorating their years of participation in Christendom varsity sports, as well as honoring Sophomore Ian Heisler with his USCAA Player of the Week Award for his no-hitter thrown on March 3rd.
  • Crusaders Snap Cold Spell With Sweep of Valley Forge
    April 14, 2018
    The Crusaders returned to action for a double header at Bing Crosby Stadium on Saturday, April 14 to take on the Valley Forge Patriots. The Crusaders came out swinging and tallied up fifteen hits in the first game. They were led by Kolbe Heisler, Ian Heisler, Michael Mersch, Josh Wilson, Stephen Buonocore, and Michael Urankar who all put up multiple hits. Sophomore Tim Clauss had his first hit of the year, while Urankar and Ian Heisler both had 4 RBIs a piece. Valley Forge had no answer for the hot bats of the Crusaders, and couldn't get anything going off of the stellar pitching of Ian Heisler, leading Christendom to victory, 17-4.   In the Second game the swinging Crusaders came to play again, banging out a total of thirteen hits. Freshman Stephen Buonocore had the only extra base hit for the Crusaders, hitting a line drive to the fence for a double. The Heisler brothers, Ian and Kolbe, combined for six RBIs in the second game (three apiece).  Behind the pitching of Buonocore and Freshman Caleb Wilson, the Crusaders ended up with another victory, 15-5. The boys return to action this weekend as they face Central Penn on Friday night and Williamson Free Trade on Saturday afternoon, both games on the road.
  • Crusaders Continue Skid With Losses to Stratford
    April 09, 2018
    The Crusaders returned to action last week when they faced Stratford University for a double header on Friday, April 6 at the beautiful Bing Crosby Stadium. A slow start hurt the Crusaders, but a Josh Wilson triple, Mike Mersch double, and Kolbe Heisler single scoring
  • Christendom Defeated By Stratford in Two Close Games
    March 25, 2018
    The Crusaders traveled to Newport News, VA to take on Stratford University in a double header. In the first game the Crusaders got off to a bad start going down 5-0
  • Crusaders Drop Two Close Games to #1 PSU Schuylkill
    March 18, 2018
    On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Crusaders traveled to Penn State Schuylkill, the #1 ranked team in the USCAA, to take on the Nittany Lions in a double header.
  • Crusaders in Action: Catholic Charities of Charlotte
    March 14, 2018
    "There is more to life than baseball, and volunteering at Catholic Charities shows what kind of men we have at Christendom" - Head Coach Matt DeSantis
  • Crusaders Drop First Game to USC Union
    March 09, 2018
    In the first game of a doubleheader against the University of South Carolina at Union, the Crusaders lost 8-5 to the Bantams. Freshman Kolbe Heisler started his first game of the season on the mound for the Crusaders.
  • Crusaders End Road Trip With Loss To USC Union
    March 09, 2018
    In the second game of their doubleheader against the University of South Carolina-Union, and the final game of their spring break road trip, the Crusaders fell to the Bantams 14-4 in six innings. The Bantams scored three runs in the first two innings off of Crusaders starting pitcher Josh Wilson.
  • Crusaders Defeat College of Faith 14-1
    March 08, 2018
    On Wednesday of the Crusaders spring break trip, the baseball team faced the College of Faith of Charlotte, NC in a doubleheader. In the first game, Ian Heisler started his second game this season for the Crusaders.
  • Crusaders Complete Sweep of College of Faith in Close Game
    March 08, 2018
    In the nightcap of the doubleheader with College of Faith, the Crusaders battled in a back and forth game and held on the win 9-8. Stephen Buonocore started on the mound for the Crusaders and went three innings and allowed four runs (three earned) and had one strike out.
  • Crusaders Fall to St. Andrew's University
    March 06, 2018
    In the first game of their spring break road trip, the Crusaders fell to the St. Andrew’s University Knights 15-5 in five innings. Although the Crusaders jumped ahead early with a run in the first inning, the Knights came back with one run in the bottom half of the first inning
  • Crusaders Swept by St. Andrew's In Tough Game
    March 06, 2018
    In the second game of their doubleheader against St. Andrew’s University, the Crusaders were shut out by the Knights 8-0. Junior Ben Dunphy started on the mound for the Crusaders, making his first college start. Allowing single runs in each of the first four innings,
  • Crusaders Open Season With No-Hitter Against Williamson
    March 03, 2018
    The Crusaders opened their season by wining the first game of their doubleheader against Williamson Trade 8-0. Sophomore Ian Heisler shut down Williamson with a complete game no-hitter, allowing no runs, no hits, and only three baserunners. Earning his first win of the season, Heisler had eight strikeouts and allowed only one walk.
  • Crusaders Sweep Williamson with 3-2 Win
    March 03, 2018
    In the second game of a doubleheader against Williamson Trade, the Crusaders battled to a close 3-2 victory. The Crusaders got on the scoreboard early with runs in the first and second innings, followed by a run later in the fifth inning. Freshman Stephen Buonocore started on the mound for the Crusaders and threw four scoreless innings.
  • Crusader Baseball Prepares For The Future
    February 19, 2018
    Recently Christendom College’s baseball program hosted a recruitment weekend for four players interested in attending Christendom. Liam Brennan and Kevin Dow from Virginia, Judah Ehart from Maryland, and Brandon Kostelnik