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June 24, 2009
Baseball America Honors Lavarnway
Baseball America has released its annual list of top prospects from 19 wood-bat summer collegiate leagues, and Yale junior catcher Ryan Lavarnway was the only Ivy League player among the 210 selected.

June 12, 2009
Ten Baseball Ivies Selected to CoSIDA All-District Teams
Ten Ivy League Baseball players have been selected to CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District teams. Half of the 10 total Ivies selected came from Brown. Harvard, Penn and Yale also had at least one player selected. First-team selections will be forwarded for Academic All-America honors.

June 4, 2009
Dartmouth Duo Named Freshman All-America
<i>Collegiate Baseball Newspaper</i> announced its Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America selections recently and shortstop Joe Sclafani (pictured) and pitcher Kyle Hendricks of the Dartmouth Big Green were among those honored by the publication.

June 2, 2009
Columbia's Perez to Challenge for World Series Title
Columbia graduate Fernando Perez ('04) is going to the World Series in his first Major League season. His Tampa Bay Rays won a thrilling Game 7 against the defending champion Boston Red Sox and will challenge the Philadelphia Phillies for the title.

June 2, 2009
Future is Now as Ivies Get Major League Call
As Major League Baseball moves towards the second season, some familiar Ivy players have been called up to help in the stretch run. Former Columbia outfielder Fernando Perez was activated by the Tampa Bay Rays. Former Princetonians Will Venable and Ross Ohlendorf also received call-ups.

May 30, 2009
Dartmouth's Season Ends as Kansas' Bats Explode
Zac Elgie drove in six runs and belted a grand slam to lead the third-seeded Kansas Jayhawks to a 16-0 victory over Dartmouth at the Chapel Hill Regional on Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. Dartmouth finishes the season with 27 wins and 18 losses.

May 29, 2009
Dartmouth Falls to UNC in Regional Opener
Seventh-ranked North Carolina turned a season-high four double plays to keep Dartmouth from pulling off the upset in the first round of the NCAA Regional in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Tar Heels won the opener, 5-2. Dartmouth will face Kansas in an elimination game at 1pm Saturday.

May 25, 2009
Dartmouth Earns Baseball Berth in Chapel Hill Region
Dartmouth will open up against No. 4 North Carolina in the 2009 NCAA Baseball Regional at Chapel Hill, N.C. Kansas and Coastal Carolina complete this very difficult and potent region. Play for the Big Green will begin on Friday, May 29th.

May 15, 2009
All-Ivy Baseball -- 2009
Ending a 22-year title drought, Dartmouth earned the League's automatic bid to the NCAA Baseball Tournament. The Big Green also cleaned up in All-Ivy awards, as Nick Santomauro (pic.) won the Player of the Year and Joe Sclafani earned Rookie of the Year, both in unanimous votes by League coaches.

May 3, 2009
Dartmouth Cruises to Baseball Championship
Led by a strong pitching performance from freshman Kyle Hendricks, Dartmouth rolled to a 10-0 win in the Ivy Baseball Championship. The Big Green were led on offense by two towering home runs from Johnathon Santopadre, who had four RBIs in the game. Jim Wren also had four RBIs on the day for the Big Green.

May 1, 2009
Cornell and Dartmouth All-Square on Diamond
The 2009 Ivy Baseball Championship will be decided in the third game of a best-of-three series on Sunday, May 3rd at 1 pm. Dartmouth took the opening game 8-6, before Cornell forced the deciding game with a 14-12 win. The winner will be the Ivy League Champion and the representative at the NCAAs.

April 29, 2009
Cornell Emerges in Gehrig Divisional Playoff
Cornell used a flurry of offense in the early innings and strong pitching throughout to defeat Princeton, 9-0, in the Gehrig Divisional Playoff. Corey Pappel opened the game and went six strong innings, striking out 11 and allowing just two hits. The Big Red will now travel to Dartmouth for the best-of-three Ivy League Baseball Championship.

April 28, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 9 - 4/28
Cornell's Nate David hit .533 on the week to lead the Big Red to a share of the Gehrig Division crown. The junior's résumé included a grand slam in a midweek clash and several clutch performances to earn a Divisional playoff rematch with Princeton.

April 21, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 8 - 4/21
Dartmouth's Mike Pagliarulo found his power stroke this week, blasting four home runs (including a grand slam) in the five games he started while driving in a team-high 11 runs. For the week, he hit .381 with seven runs scored.

April 15, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 7 - 4/15
Joe Sclafani continued his torrid hitting this week, hitting .522 with four multi-hit games, two doubles, three triples, seven runs and eight RBIs in Dartmouth's five games. The reigning Rookie of the Week reclaims the award for this week and adds Player of the Week honors to his Ivy League résumé.

April 9, 2009
Six Ivies Earn MLB Appointments as 2009 Season Starts
Six former Ivy Leaguers have been named to various rosters across the Major League Baseball landscape for 2009 season, which began over the weekend as the 2008 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies entertained the Atlanta Braves.

April 7, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 6 - 4/7
Brown's Matt Kimball has simply been lights out recently, giving up just a single earned run in the four games that he pitched last week. The sophomore got a win and recorded two saves on the week, upping his season total to five saves.

April 1, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 5 - 4/1
Nick Santomauro led Dartmouth to five victories last week, including four in Ivy play, by hitting .560 with eight RBIs. The senior was extra-potent against Ivy pitching, hitting for a .688 average (11-of-16) with three home runs as the Big Green swept doubleheaders on the road at Penn and Columbia.

March 24, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 4 - 3/24
Harvard's Matt Rogers was a shining star for a Crimson team that endured a tough week of action. The senior batted .600 (9-15) with three doubles and three RBI in four starts against Centenary to take Player of the Week honors.

March 17, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 3 - 3/17
After a week that saw plenty of rain outs for Ivy teams, Penn emerged unscathed and used the nice weather in Florida to improve to 6-5 on the year. The Quakers success was due in large part to a trio of players who had outstanding trips, but none more so than Jeremy Maas, who hit .516 at the plate.

March 10, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards - 2 - 3/10
Princeton's Brian Berkowitz enjoyed a nice series against William & Mary over the weekend. The junior outfielder hit .462. Two of the six hits were home runs, including a grand slam in the third game. He finished with seven RBI.

March 3, 2009
Ivy Weekly Baseball Awards 1 - 3/3
Matt Hill got the start in game one for Cornell and showed why he's the ace of the staff, as he worked a complete-game shutout over Navy. The junior worked seven innings, allowing just two hits and a pair of walks while striking out three.

February 18, 2009
Harvard's Matthews Nominated for College Baseball HOF
Harvard baseball pioneer William Clarence Matthews has been nominated to the ballot for the College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2009.

February 17, 2009
Ivy Blackball
The relationship between African-Americans and Ivy League baseball stretches back as far as 1870 with a number of remarkable men who were connected to the game. Brett Hoover & Stephen Eschenbach profile several of these extraordinary athletes in "Ivy Blackball."

January 25, 2009
Brown Baseball Duo Named Academic All-Americans
Senior Brown baseball players Conor Reardon and J.J. Eno have been selected to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America teams by members of the College Sports Information Directors Association. Reardon was named to the University Division second-team while Eno made the third-team.

January 25, 2009
Brown Baseball To Texas for NCAA Regional
The Brown baseball team will play at the NCAA Regional hosted by the University of Texas and held in Round Rock, Texas, later this week. The No. 4 seed Bears will play Texas in the opening round, while UC Irvine will play Wake Forest.

January 25, 2009
Brown-Penn Playoff Set
With a 2-0 win in the first game of Sunday???s doubleheader with Yale, the Brown baseball team clinched first place in the Red Rolfe Division for the first time in team history and a spot in the Ivy League playoffs against Gehrig Division winner Penn.

January 25, 2009
Brown's Thomas Drafted in Seventh Round
Brown catcher and 2007 Ivy League Player of the Year Devin Thomas was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the seventh round (241st overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

January 25, 2009
Taking Charge
As Brown readies for the NCAA Baseball Tournament, catcher Devin Thomas and his eye-catching numbers are getting a lot of attention. Jim Donaldson of the Providence Journal caught up with him.

January 25, 2009
Chris Young Named to National League All-Star Team
Former Princeton two-sport standout, Chris Young, has become the sixth Ivy Leaguer to be named an MLB All-Star after receiving over 4.5 million votes in the National League's portion of the Final Vote.

January 25, 2009
Dartmouth to Host Lions for Ivy Baseball Championship
The Dartmouth baseball team has earned the chance to host the Ivy League Championship Series after winning a tie-breaker and will host Columbia in a best-of-three beginning on Saturday with a twin bill at 12 p.m. at Red Rolfe Field. Game 3 will be held Sunday, if necessary.

January 25, 2009
Fernandes To Be Inducted in SUNY Cortland Hall of Fame
Long-time Columbia baseball coach and administrator Paul Fernandes is among seven new members to be inducted into the SUNY Cortland C-Club Hall of Fame.

January 25, 2009
Ivy League Baseball Weekend Preview
Penn has at least a share of the Gehrig Division title sewed up, with Princeton needing to win all four of their remaining games to contest. In the Rolfe Division, Brown enters the final weekend a game ahead of Harvard with four games on tap.

January 25, 2009
Lavarnway A Finalist
Yale sophomore Ryan Lavarnway is one of 10 semifinalists still in the running for the College Baseball Foundation's Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Award. The semifinalists represent nine schools in eight conferences.

January 25, 2009
Lavarnway Named Third Team All-American
Baseball America has released its annual College All-America Team, and Yale sophomore Ryan Lavarnway has been named to the third team as an outfielder. He is the only Ivy Leaguer on the squad and Yale's first All-American since 1996.

January 25, 2009
Penn's O'Malley Elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame
Penn graduate and longtime supporter of Penn baseball Walter O'Malley, '26, was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee. He is the first graduate from Penn to receive such an honor.

January 25, 2009
Then There Were 10
Brown junior J.J. Eno, of Kahului, Hawaii, has been named a CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-American. A neuroscience concentrator, Eno becomes the League's 10th Academic All-American of the school year.

November 24, 2008
Ivy Colleagues
Chris Young and George Parros are both high-profile professional athletes in Southern California, who trace their relationship back to their days as undergraduate classmates at Princeton.

November 10, 2008
Ivy Weekly Football Report 9 - 11/10
Two games highlight Ivy Football action this Saturday with Harvard and Penn, both at 4-1, squaring off at Franklin Field and Brown, also at 4-1, taking on Dartmouth in a key road contest.

October 14, 2008
Diamond Dialogue
For Princeton students interested in the evolution of baseball, a new course not only offers academic views on America's pastime but the perspective of a career on the field. Behold, the "Making of Modern Baseball".

October 3, 2008
Pitching 101
John Stuper has compiled enough wins (302) in 16 years to be in second-place all-time at Yale. Yet his most remarkable accomplishment may be the 22 players he's coached who have been drafted by major league baseball, including a stable of pitchers.

October 1, 2008
Letter to a Rookie
From one Ivy alum to another, former major leaguer and New York Times guest columnist Doug Glanville writes a letter to Padres rookie Will Venable about what it means to be an Ivy grad in MLB.

September 24, 2008
Ivy League to Ivy Walls
Former Penn standout Mark DeRosa covers it all from the Ivy League to ivy walls. Click <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/24/sports/baseball/24cubs.html">here</a> for the recent New York Times feature.

August 14, 2008
Cornell Names Bill Walkenbach to Lead Baseball Team
Bill Walkenbach, a former player and assistant coach at Cornell, has been named the Ted Thoren Head Coach of Baseball at his alma mater. Walkenbach succeeds Tom Ford, who moved into the role of associate head coach with the Cornell baseball program.

July 31, 2008
Comeback Kid
Two months after being rocked in the head by a near-lethal Albert Pujols line drive, former Princeton two-sport standout and MLB All-Star Chris Young is returning to the mound for the San Diego Padres.

May 20, 2008
Visualizing Success
Before Brett Boretti settled in as the new Columbia baseball coach three years ago, he told his players to think big, to visualize themselves as Ivy League champions. Never mind that the team he inherited had won only five league games.