COSTA MESA, Calif. – Tune into Major League Baseball's World Series game seven on Wednesday and you may just catch a glimpse of a familiar face. Vanguard baseball alumnus Chad Chop, now employed as the San Francisco Giants' left-handed batting practice pitcher, will be at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri tonight as his team and the Royals battle for the elusive 2014 MLB title.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Golden State Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week Eddie Rivera (SR/Anaheim, CA) (7-3) one-hit The Master's College in Vanguard's early game on Wednesday to pick up a 2-0 win for the Lions, but The Pride struggled in its must-win contest against British Columbia later in the day and were eliminated from the 2014 NAIA National Baseball Championship Opening Round with a 10-4 loss.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – No. 4 seed Vanguard fell 1-0 to fifth-seeded University of British Columbia on Monday morning in the first game of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round's Santa Clarita Bracket after being deadlocked at 0-0 with the Thunderbirds going into the eighth inning. The Lions' Golden Glove outfielder, Thomas Mobley (SR/Anaheim, CA), paced VU offensively with a team-best two hits on the day.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Senior outfielder Thomas Mobley (SR/Anaheim, CA) was selected as a member of the esteemed 2014 Golden State Athletic Conference Golden Glove team. The award is given to the top defensive player in the league at each position.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Opening Round Brackets | Bracket Video Show) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially released the seeds and brackets for the 2014 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round. Each of the nine locations will feature a five-team, double-elimination tournament. No. 25 Vanguard (32-21) baseball earned an at-large bid in the 45-team tournament.