Baseball Ends Season at Home
The Crimson Wave baseball team ended their season tonight at Oil City Stadium in a CCAC loss to Trinity Christian College 16-3.
The Crimson Wave picked up their three runs in the second inning behind a double from Luis Angeles.
The Crimson Wave were led by a 2-3 performance from each Angeles and Julian Griffith. Angeles added two RBI’s and run while Griffith added a run.
Matt Pruneau took the loss on the mound for CCSJ.
The Crimson Wave end their season 7-38 overall and 4-26 in the CCAC.
Baseball Salutes Our Veterans
The Crimson Wave Athletic Department hosted the Salute Your Heroes event Friday night at Oil City stadium as the Crimson Wave baseball team took on Olivet Nazarene University in a CCAC doubleheader.
The Crimson Wave were honored to welcome staff sergeant Justin Bednar to the game. In an effort to honor our local veterans and servicemen and women, Calumet College of St. Joseph teamed up with the Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Coalition and the Wounded Warrior project to “Salute our Nations Heroes.” Staff Sergeant Bednar along with other local veterans and servicemen were introduced on the field before the game. Following the introductions, Sgt. Bednar threw out the first pitch accompanied by his wife Cristal, son Braedon, and CCSJ softball player and Army National Guard specialist Jessica Pabey. The pitch was caught by U.S.Marine Corps veteran and CCSJ baseball player, Jonathan Cardenas.
Sgt. Bednar served in the United States Army and the Army National Guard for 9 years. He was stationed at Fort Sill Oklahoma, Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland, Fort McCoy Wisconsin, Camp Joseph T Robinson Little Rock Arkansas, Germany, Kosovo, Kuwait, and Iraq. He was medically retired from the United States Army due to Combat Related Injuries that were sustained while serving in Iraq and was awarded a Purple Heart.
The Crimson Wave baseball players showed their appreciation for our military by wearing camouflage jerseys for Friday night’s game. Also in attendance were Whiting’s American Legion Post 80, who presented the colors and Whiting High Schools band and choir who performed the National Anthem and America, the Beautiful.
Baseball Grabs a Pair of Wins Over Roosevelt
The Crimson Wave baseball team grabbed a pair of wins today in a set of Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference contests today over Roosevelt University at Oil City Stadium in Whiting, IN.
The Crimson Wave opened game one scoring back to back runs in the second and third innings. The sixth inning brought three CCSJ Runs behind two hits from a double from Coty Majchrazk. CCSJ held the Lakers to just four runs taking the win 5-4.
Mike Dobosz grabbed the win on the mound for the men. Mikyl Flemming went 2-3 at the plate.
In game two the men grabbed three first inning runs behind four hits with Jonathan Cardenas, Julian Griffith, Luis Angeles and Tom Mosley each hitting a single. The Lakers scored their lone run in the top of the first.
The Crimson Wave sealed the game with their final run in the third inning taking the game 5-1. Antonio Balcazar took the win on the mound for CCSJ. Cardenas and Griffith were both 2-3 at the plate.
The Crimson Wave will host Trinity Christian College on Tuesday at 7:30 pm at Oil City Stadium.