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2011 Baseball News

June 8, 2011
Drew Leachman drafted by Minnesota Twins
Outfielder Drew Leachman, who recently graduated from Birmingham-Southern, has been drafted in the 37th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins.

June 7, 2011
Birmingham-Southern College among eight NCAA Division III Southeastern institutions to form new athletics conference
Seven members of the NCAA Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced today that they are leaving the conference effective July 1, 2012, to form a new athletics conference that will begin competition with the 2012-13 academic year.

June 2, 2011
Drew Leachman tabbed as ABCA All-American
Birmingham-Southern senior outfielder Drew Leachman was named to the 2011 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Division III All-American team, the organization announced earlier this week.

May 25, 2011
Sam Hill voted Third-Team Academic All-America
Senior catcher Sam Hill has been voted 2011 Third-Team Capital One Academic All-America®, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

May 25, 2011
Five Panthers earn ABCA All-South Region honors
Five members of the Birmingham-Southern baseball team have been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-South Region Team.

May 6, 2011
Sam Hill named 2011 Capital One Academic All-District
Sam Hill, a senior on the Birmingham-Southern baseball team, has been voted 2011 First-Team Capital One Academic All-District®, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

May 3, 2011
BSC names annual Athletes of the Year
Birmingham-Southern College named its annual Athletes of the Year this evening at the Athletic Awards Banquet, held in Bruno Great Hall on the BSC campus.

April 23, 2011
No. 12 Panthers wrap up season with two home wins over Huntingdon
In the last home date of the season, the 12th-ranked Birmingham-Southern baseball team swept Huntingdon, 4-1 and 15-1, at Striplin Field. The Panthers end the year at 30-9, while the Hawks fall to 20-15.

April 22, 2011
Panthers clean up in SCAC Baseball post-season honors
Leachman, Malcolm voted Player- and Co-Pitcher-of-the-Year

April 22, 2011
Baseball falls to Huntingdon, 10-5
The No. 12 Birmingham-Southern baseball team dropped a game on the road this evening to Huntingdon College, losing 10-5 in Montgomery. The Panthers fall to 28-9, while the Hawks move to 20-13.

April 17, 2011
Three in a row! Panthers win third straight SCAC East Division title
With a 7-5 win over Oglethorpe today, the No. 9 Birmingham-Southern baseball team clinched its third straight SCAC East Division title.

April 16, 2011
No. 9 Panthers split with Oglethorpe
The ninth-ranked Birmingham-Southern baseball team split at home today with Oglethorpe in the last SCAC series of the season, winning game one, 8-0, but dropping game two, 10-9.

April 12, 2011
Covenant College upsets No. 10 Panthers, 11-9
The 10th-ranked Birmingham-Southern baseball team went on the road Tuesday and lost a close game to Covenant College, 11-9, in Lookout Mountain, Ga.

April 11, 2011
Drew Leachman named SCAC Baseball Co-Player-of-the-Week
Drew Leachman has been named SCAC Baseball Co-Player-of-the-Week for games played Monday, April 4, through Sunday, April 10, the league office announced today.

April 10, 2011
DePauw edges No. 10 Panthers, 7-6
The 10th-ranked Birmingham-Southern baseball team suffered a narrow defeat at the hands of DePauw University today, losing 7-6 in Greencastle, Ind. The Panthers fall to 26-6 overall and 10-2 in the SCAC.

April 9, 2011
No. 10 Panthers sweep DePauw in doubleheader
The No. 10 Birmingham-Southern baseball team swept DePauw University today in a doubleheader to move to 26-5 overall and 10-1 in the SCAC. The Panthers won by the scores of 6-3 and 17-6, both in seven innings.

April 6, 2011
Baseball picks up road win against No. 30 Millsaps, 5-4

April 4, 2011
Maxwell earns second straight SCAC Player-of-the-Week nod

April 3, 2011
Baseball hangs on to defeat Sewanee, 6-4

April 2, 2011
No. 9 Panthers defeat Sewanee, 7-1, 12-2

March 30, 2011
Emory upsets No. 9 BSC, 13-6

March 29, 2011
No. 9 Panthers down Berry on the road, 9-3

March 28, 2011
Bruce Maxwell named SCAC Baseball Player of the Week

March 27, 2011
Rhodes upends No. 9 Panther, 12-10

March 26, 2011
No. 9 Baseball gets two wins over Rhodes

March 20, 2011
No. 9 Panthers sweep three-game series against Centre

March 19, 2011
No. 9 Panthers take two from Centre on the road

March 17, 2011
No. 9 Panthers get 8-4 home win against LaGrange

March 10, 2011
Hampden-Sydney upends No. 9 BSC, 3-1

March 9, 2011
No. 9 Panthers shut out Emory & Henry College, 7-0

March 8, 2011
Baseball vs. Emory & Henry canceled

March 7, 2011
Clay Malcolm named SCAC Pitcher of the Week

March 6, 2011
No. 9 Panthers split at home

March 5, 2011
Baseball schedule changes due to inclement weather

March 2, 2011
Sam Hill named SCAC Player of the Week

February 27, 2011
No. 9 Panthers win ninth straight with 9-3 victory against Loyola-New Orleans

February 26, 2011
No. 9 Baseball wins two against Loyola-New Orleans

February 20, 2011
No. 9 Panthers win sixth straight with 12-4 victory over Piedmont

February 19, 2011
No. 9 Panthers win fifth straight with 15-3 victory over Lynchburg College

February 18, 2011
No. 9 Baseball defeats Virginia Wesleyan, 8-1

February 15, 2011
No. 9 Panthers shut out LaGrange on the road, 10-0

February 13, 2011
No. 9 Panthers sweep Maryville with 4-1 win

February 12, 2011
No. 9 BSC comes back to defeat Maryville, 20-8, in home opener

February 11, 2011
Baseball opens home schedule Saturday at 4 p.m.

February 6, 2011
No. 9 Panthers go 2-0 on opening day

February 6, 2011
No. 19 Trinity defeats No. 9 BSC, 10-2

February 4, 2011
Baseball season opener versus Schreiner cancelled

February 3, 2011
Baseball selected to win SCAC Eastern Division in preseason poll

January 25, 2011
Ricco named Baseball America Preseason All-American

January 12, 2011
Maxwell, Ricco named to D3Baseball.com Preseason All-America teams