2016-17 Baseball News

February 22, 2017
Augusta Baseball Sets Promo Dates For 2017 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team has announced promotional dates for select home games during the upcoming 2017 season!

February 22, 2017
Inclement Weather Cancels Jags Baseball at Valdosta State
VALDOSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team’s non-conference game scheduled for today at Valdosta State has been cancelled due to inclement weather across the southeast area.

February 19, 2017
Jags Baseball Attacks Anderson, 12-5, In Game Three Slugfest
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team hosted the Anderson Trojans on Sunday afternoon and put up a season-high 17 hits to win a 12-5 non-conference game at Lake Olmsted Stadium.

February 18, 2017
Augusta Splits A Pair With Anderson Trojans
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Augusta University baseball team split a doubleheader with the Anderson University Trojans on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Anderson, S.C., at Memorial Stadium.

February 15, 2017
Foul Weather Washes Out Game Between Jags And Paine College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team has cancelled its non-conference game against Paine College that was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb 15, due to inclement weather in the Augusta, Ga., area.

February 14, 2017
Senior Tristan Jones Earns Second PBC Pitcher Of The Week Award Of His Career
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University senior starting pitcher Tristan Jones has been named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week for his complete-game performance on Saturday, Feb. 11 against West Georgia. The Peach Belt announced the award from their league offices in Augusta, Ga., on Tuesday afternoon.

February 12, 2017
Augusta Baseball Walks Off West Georgia In 4-3 Finale
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team met the West Georgia Wolves for the fifth time in 10 days on Sunday afternoon at Lake Olmstead and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to win 4-3 in non-conference action.

February 11, 2017
Augusta Wins 2-1 Over West Georgia For First Victory of 2017
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team hosted the West Georgia Wolves on Saturday afternoon for the teams’ fourth meeting of the young season and won a 2-1 thriller at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 8, 2017
Jags Fall To Erskine 10-7 To Begin Home Play At Lake Olmstead
AUGUSTA, Ga., - The Augusta University baseball team returned to Lake Olmstead Stadium for the 2017 home opener on Wednesday afternoon and fell 10-7 to the Erskine Flying Fleet.

February 5, 2017
Augusta Wraps West Georgia Series With 7-6 Loss
CARROLLTON, Ga., - The Augusta University baseball met the West Georgia Wolves for the third-straight day at Cole Field in Carrollton, Ga., and gave up an early lead to lose a 7-6 close non-conference game in extra innings.

February 4, 2017
Augusta Drops Game Two At West Georgia, 8-5
CARROLLTON, Ga., - The Augusta University baseball team continued its season-opening series on Saturday afternoon at West Georgia and dropped an 8-5 non-conference game on Cole Field.

February 3, 2017
Augusta Defeated 6-1 In Season Opener At West Georgia
CARROLLTON, Ga., - The Augusta University baseball team broke open the 2017 season on Friday afternoon with a 6-1 non-conference loss to the West Georgia Wolves on Cole Field.

January 27, 2017
Augusta Baseball Tabbed ­10th In Peach Belt Conference Preseason Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team has been selected 10th in the Peach Belt Conference Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league coaches and announced by the conference office Friday morning.

January 26, 2017
Augusta University Announces Updated 2017 Baseball Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head baseball coach Chris Howell has announced the 2017 spring schedule, which will begin Friday, February 3 on the road. The Augusta Jaguars have 49 games total on the new slate with 23 home games scheduled. The Jags host all their games at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

January 25, 2017
Hardy & Lenoch Highlight Jags On PBC Preseason All-Conference Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference has announced the preseason All-Conference baseball team from the league office in Augusta and Augusta University senior Clint Hardy earned a spot as an outfielder and junior Casey Lenoch made the team as a relief pitcher.

January 19, 2017
Baseball Hosts Reverse Raffle Fundraiser Jan. 20 At Julian Smith Casino
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team will host the Jaguar Baseball Raffle on Friday, Jan. 20 at Julian Smith Casino beginning at 6:00 p.m. The baseball fundraiser will feature a meet and greet with the team, catered dinner, a guest speaker, and numerous prizes and giveaways.

January 12, 2017
Jags Baseball Releases 2017 Season Ticket Passes
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With Opening Day only 22 days away, season ticket passes for the 2017 Augusta Jaguars baseball season are on sale now.

December 6, 2016
Augusta Baseball Welcomes A Dozen To The Diamond For 2017
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team has 12 new student-athletes joining the Jaguars for the 2017 spring season. First year head coach Chris Howell returns 22 total lettermen from 2016 including three starting position players and 10 in the bullpen.

October 20, 2016
Augusta Baseball Hosts Blood Series Oct 21 & 23 To Support Shepeard Community Blood Center
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team will host the annual Blood Series to support the local blood supply and the Shepeard Community Blood Center Friday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3:00 p.m. at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

October 10, 2016
Jags Baseball Hosts Golf Tournament Fundraiser Oct. 14
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University Baseball Dugout Club will host a golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 14 at Forest Hills Golf Club off of Wrightsboro Rd., to support the Augusta Jaguars baseball program.

September 29, 2016
Augusta Baseball Hosts ABAC For Fall Friendly Friday Sept. 30
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta University baseball hosts a single game against Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) this Friday, Sept. 30 at Lake Olmstead Stadium for a 1:30 p.m. start. Admission is free and gates open at noon.

September 16, 2016
Josh Whitaker Joins Jags As Assistant Baseball Coach
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head baseball coach Chris Howell announced on Friday morning that Augusta native and former professional baseball player Josh Whitaker has joined the athletics staff as the assistant baseball coach for the Jaguars.

September 12, 2016
Augusta Baseball Open Tryout Sept. 15 At Jaguar Field
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University baseball team announced plans for an open walk-on tryout to all currently-enrolled Augusta University students for Thursday, Sept. 15

August 31, 2016
Hardy Honored With First Team All-CPL Selection
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University baseball senior Clint Hardy picked up his second summer ball All-Star award on Tuesday after he was named first team 2016 All-Coastal Plain League as an outfielder. Hardy competed with the Savannah Bananas in Savannah, Ga., this summer.

August 17, 2016
Augie Rodriguez Named Northwoods League Manager of the Year
St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud Rox manager Augie Rodriguez was named the 2016 Northwoods League Manager of the Year, and three of his players were named to the 2016 Northwoods League postseason All-Stars, the league announced Sunday.

August 10, 2016
Nick Rau Signs Pro Contract With Lincoln Saltdogs
LINCOLN, Neb. – Augusta University 2016 baseball senior Nick Rau signed a professional contract with the Lincoln Saltdogs in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Wednesday August, 10. The Saltdogs are a member of the Central Division of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.

August 3, 2016
WATCH: Chris Howell Named Head Coach For Jaguar Baseball
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Watch the Augusta University Athletics press conference from Tuesday, August 2 to announce Chris Howell as the new head baseball coach for the Jaguars in the Wellness Center on the Health Sciences Campus.

August 2, 2016
Chris Howell Tabbed Head Baseball Coach For Augusta University
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Chris Howell has been chosen to the lead the Augusta University baseball program as the sixth head coach in the history of Jaguar baseball. It was announced by Director of Athletics Clint Bryant on Tuesday, August 2 at a press conference in The Wellness Center on the Health Sciences Campus of the university.

July 13, 2016
Tyler Roberts, Clint Hardy Named All-Stars During Summer League Campaigns
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Two Augusta University baseball players have been named to their respective summer league All-Star teams. Rising seniors Tyler Roberts and Clint Hardy earned the accolade, as Roberts was named a shortstop for the Futures League and Hardy an outfielder for the Coastal Plain League.

July 13, 2016
Jason Eller Steps Down As Augusta University Baseball Coach
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University baseball head coach Jason Eller has stepped down from his position in order to accept the head coaching job at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga.