Lynx Baseball

April 7, 2014
Lynx Baseball Takes 3 out of 4 from Spoon River

The Lincoln College baseball team took three out of four from Spoon River over the weekend.  After dropping game one by a score of 6-2, the Lynx bounced back to take the next three games by scores of 4-2, 8-2, and 11-7.  Coach Thomas said, “We played with more consistency overall this weekend in all phases of the game.”

Taking the wins on the mound were John Fisher in game two, Jakob Thomas in game three, and AJ Jackson in game four.  TJ Carter launched a game-winning, two-run, walk-off home run in game two for the Lynx.  The bats came alive on Sunday with the Lynx collecting 10 hits in game three of the series and 14 hits in game four.

March 24, 2014
LC Baseball Splits MWAC Series with Lewis & Clark

The Lincoln College baseball team split a four-game conference series with Lewis and Clark going 2-2.  On Saturday at Godfrey the Lynx lost game one 10-2 and rebounded with a 7-6 win in game two.  On Sunday in Lincoln the Lynx lost game one 7-4 and won game two 6-5.

March 19, 2014
Lynx Baseball Gets By McKendree JV 11-5

AJ Jackson picked up the win going three innings as the Lincoln College baseball team improved to 6-3 overall.

March 12, 2014
LC Baseball Improve to 3-1 on Spring Trip in Florida

On Tuesday night Lincoln College split with Mott, MI.  In game one Mott scored 5 in the 8th for a 10-6 victory, Kyle Peden picked up the loss for Lincoln College.  Lincoln tied it up in the bottom of the seventh but had a the potential winning run picked off third with two outs to end the game.  Coach Thomas said, “We battled back in this game after trailing, but too many little mistakes cost the close game to get away from us.”

Game two was another back and forth game, with the Lynx plating two runs in the top of the 6th to take a 5-4 lead.  Jakob Thomas came in for a two inning save in his first appearance of the season and AJ Jackson earned his first collegiate win.  Tyler Gudat picked up three more hits in this game.  Coach Thomas said, “We again had to fight for every run and eventually pulled out the win.”  Lincoln College’s record improves to 3-1.

May 17, 2013
LC Baseball Drop First Round Game

Springfield, IL – After trailing ICC 7-0 after three innings, the Lincoln College baseball team battled back but couldn’t make it all the way back as they dropped a Region 24 first round game 7-6 on Thursday at Lanphier Park in Springfield, IL.  The Lynx face Danville Area College on Friday in an elimination game at 12:00pm at Lanphier Park.  If Lincoln can win Friday, they will play again on Saturday at 12:00pm.

May 15, 2013
LC Baseball Team Opens Play in Region 24 Tournament Against ICC

Springfield, IL – The Lincoln College baseball team will open Region 24 tournament play on Thursday, May 16 against ICC at 4:00pm in Springfield, IL at Lanphier Park.

May 7, 2013
LC Baseball Sweeps Spoon River 3-1; 9-0

Lincoln, IL  The Lincoln College baseball team swept Spoon River 3-1 and 9-0 to move to 18-16 on year.   The Lynx received great pitching from Cody Bolen and Anthony Jerral.   In game one Lincoln scored all three runs in the first and held on to take the win.  In game two, Lincoln’s bats heated up scoring nine runs with Derek Breit providing the big blow with a grand slam.  

Lincoln will take on Spoon River on Tuesday, ICC on Friday and Saturday and will be in Region 24 tournament action next Thursday, May 16 in Springfield, IL.

April 23, 2013
LC Baseball Completes 4-Game Sweep of John Wood

Lincoln, IL – The Lincoln College Lynx baseball team completed its 4-game sweep of John Wood Community College yesterday at Galen Shirley Field in Lincoln, IL.  Lincoln College won both games by the score of 8-4.  The Lynx improved their overall record to 14-13 and 7-11 in the MWAC.

April 22, 2013
LC Baseball Takes Two from John Wood

Lincoln College swept John Wood on Sunday 10-2 in 12 innings and 11-4.   Ryan Rickert (Fort Wayne, IN) picked up the wins in game one in relief of starter Cody Bolen (Hartem) and Chance Simpson (Lewistown, IL) in game two.

March 26, 2013
Lynx Baseball Drop 3 of 4

The Lincoln College baseball team went 1-3 over the weekend against conference foe Lincoln Land.  The Lynx took the opener in outstanding fashion winning 10-3.  In game two, it took 11 innings for Lincoln Land to pull out the 2-1 victory despite great pitching performances from freshman Cody Bolen (Emden, IL) who went nine strong innings allowing only a single run.  Although Lincoln got out of a bases loaded, no-out situation with the heart of of the LLCC order at the plate in the 10th, they couldn’t push another run across before eventually losing in the 11th inning 2-1.