2018 Baseball News

  • Baseball to Host Two Winter Prospect Camps
    December 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Catholic University head baseball coach Ross Natoli and his coaching staff will host two Winter Prospect Camps on January 20 and February 10. These camps will be held on campus at the DuFour Center and Talbot Field and are slated for 2019-22 high school graduates.
  • Mierzwa Picked for Northwoods League Major League Showcase
    July 31, 2018
    The Catholic University America pitcher John Mierzwa was selected Monday to participate in the Northwoods League Major League Showcase for his strong performance with the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders in the summer league.
  • Coach Bobby Picardo Living the Dream at MLB All-Star Week
    July 18, 2018
    The nickname remains the same, but the location has certainly changed. Bobby Picardo, a popular former Trenton Thunder employee known as ‘Bobby Baseball’, traded in his sales position at Arm & Hammer Park after the 2012 season for a return to college baseball, netting him an associate coaching position with his alma mater, the Catholic University Cardinals in Washington, for the past six seasons.
  • Gately Makes Hamptons League All-Star Game
    July 10, 2018
    The Catholic University of America senior pitcher David Gately has shown incredibly strong this summer at the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) as evidenced by his selection to the sixth annual HCBL All-Star Game.
  • ABC7 Toyota Team Player - Catholic Baseball's Jack Ropelewski
    June 04, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team won its fifth Landmark Conference Championship in 11 years and the media has taken note as ABC7 WJLA recognized sophomore Jack Ropelewski as their Toyota Team Player of the Week.
  • Cotter Garners D3baseball.com All-America Honors
    May 23, 2018
    The Catholic University of America senior first baseman Brennan Cotter was selected to the D3baseball.com All-America Third Team, as announced on Wednesday morning. Cotter put forth a sensational season to become Catholic’s second-ever All-American in the Cardinals’ Division III era.
  • Cotter & Mierzwa Tabbed to ABCA / Rawlings All-Region Teams
    May 22, 2018
    For the second-consecutive season, The Catholic University of America baseball stars, senior Brennan Cotter and junior Jon Mierzwa, have been selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings All-Region Teams. Cotter and Mierzwa were tabbed to the All-Mid-Atlantic Second Team and Third Team, respectively.
  • O’Hagan Selected as Landmark Senior Scholar Athlete
    May 21, 2018
    The Catholic University of America standout Danny O’Hagan was tabbed as the Landmark Conference Baseball Senior Scholar Athlete as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Cotter, Crist & Mierzwa Make D3baseball.com All-Region Teams
    May 21, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team was honored with three selections to the D3baseball.com All-Mid-Atlantic Regional Teams. Senior Brennan Cotter made the first team, while senior Jake Crist was on the second team and junior Jon Mierzwa on the third.
  • Catholic Topped by Arcadia in NCAA Regional Elimination Game
    May 18, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team was topped on Friday afternoon in an elimination game on day two of the 2018 NCAA Mid-Atlantic by Arcadia, 13-2, to complete the season at PEOPLEsBank Park. The Cardinals end the year with a 31-15 record.
  • HEADS UP! NCAA Regional Game Moved to Bel Air, Md.
    May 17, 2018
    Due to inclement weather in the York, Pa., area, The Catholic University of America's NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional baseball game against No. 23 Babson has been moved to the nearby Harford Community College Sports Complex in Bel Air, Md. Game time is set for approximately 6:30 p.m., or 40 minutes after the conclusion of the site's first game at 3:30 p.m.
  • Catholic Edged in Regional Thriller vs. No. 23 Babson, 12-11
    May 17, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team played a back-and-forth opening NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional game against No. 23 Babson on Thursday at Harford Community College Sports Complex. The two teams traded the lead seven times in the final four frames but it was the Beavers who came out on top with a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth.
  • Catholic to Face Babson in NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
    May 14, 2018
    After winning three-straight elimination games to earn the 2018 Landmark Conference Title, The Catholic University of America has made the NCAA Tournament and will face Babson College on Thursday night in the Mid-Atlantic Regional at York College (Pa.).
  • Natoli Honored as Landmark Coach of the Year; Six Cards on All-Conference Teams
    May 14, 2018
    Six members of The Catholic University of America baseball team earned spots on the All-Landmark Conference teams while head coach Ross Natoli was selected as the league's Coach of the Year as announced by the conference office on Tuesday morning.
  • Catholic Claims Landmark Conference Championship Title
    May 13, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team captured the 2018 Landmark Conference Championship Title with a sweep over the University of Scranton on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals took game one with an outstanding 21-7 finish and game two 10-7.
  • Landmark Academic Honor Roll Features 91 Cardinals
    May 12, 2018
    The Catholic University of America Cardinals were honored with 91 selections to the Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll as announced by the league office on Friday.
  • Cotter Sets Career Home Run Record, Cardinals Fall to Royals
    May 12, 2018
    No. 1-seeded The Catholic University of America baseball team fell 8-4 to the No. 3-seeded University of Scranton in its second game of the Landmark Conference Championship Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
  • Eighth Inning Rally Lifts Cardinals Over Blue Jays
    May 12, 2018
    Top-seeded The Catholic University of America baseball team earned an outstanding 10-2 victory over the No. 3-seeded Elizabethtown College Blue Jays during its third game of the Landmark Conference Championship Tournament on Saturday night.
  • Eight Cards Selected to Landmark All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 11, 2018
    Towson, Md. — The Catholic University of America Cardinals were honored with eight selections to the Landmark Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Team as announced by the league office on Friday.
  • Cardinals Down Greyhounds on Day One of Landmarks
    May 11, 2018
    No. 1 –seeded The Catholic University of America baseball team defeated No.4-seeded Moravian College, 5-4, in the first game of the Landmark Conference Championships Tournament on Friday afternoon.
  • O’Hagan & Ropelewski Make CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams
    May 10, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team was honored with two selections to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Teams, selected by CoSIDA. Senior Danny O’Hagan and sophomore Jack Ropelewski both earn the distinction for the first time.
  • Cardinals Downed by Mustangs, 8-2
    May 06, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team drop its Sunday afternoon game to Stevenson University, 8-2.
  • Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Messiah
    May 05, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team dropped both games of its doubleheader to Messiah College on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals fell in the first game 2-1 and lost game two 5-3.
  • BALTIMORE SUN: Longtime Teammates Shine on the Diamond
    May 04, 2018
    Catcher Danny O’Hagan and pitcher Jon Mierzwa were baseball teammates with the Savage Boys and Girls Club and at Reservoir High. And now the Laurel residents are a formidable battery for the Division III Catholic University Cardinals, who were ranked in the top 25 nationally earlier this year.
  • Cardinals Sweep Seahawks on Senior Day
    April 29, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team advanced its 2018 record to 27-9 with a doubleheader sweep over St. Mary's College of Maryland on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals played the Seahawks to an 8-0 shutout in game one and a 9-2 decision in game two.
  • Cardinals Take Down Eagles, 11-6
    April 22, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team topped Juniata 11-6 on Sunday afternoon to sweep the three-game Landmark Conference series. With the victory, the Catholic baseball Class of 2018 became the first class in the program’s NCAA DIII era to reach the 100-career wins mark.
  • Lewis, Doody Earn Catholic Back-to-Back Walkoff Wins Over Juniata
    April 21, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team won both games of its Landmark doubleheader to Juniata College in walkoff fashion. Junior Bailey Lewis hit an 11th inning 2-RBI double for a 5-4 victory in game one followed by a 2-run walkoff double from rookie Michael Doody in game two.
  • Eighth Inning Rally Lifts Cardinals Over Mustangs
    April 18, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team advanced its 2018 record to 22-9 with a 10-6 victory over Stevenson University on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Cotter Receives Second Straight Landmark Weekly Award
    April 16, 2018
    For the second week in a row, senior Brennan Cotter of The Catholic University of America baseball team has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the week.
  • Cardinals Drop Series Finale to Royals, 4-2
    April 15, 2018
    The Catholic University of America baseball team fell 4-2 to the University of Scranton in game-three of its Landmark Conference Series on Sunday afternoon.
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