Steve Grasley is dominating the Northwoods League this summer.
Please Visit the New Athletics Website
In mid-September Creighton athletics revealed a new website. The address is simply www.gocreighton.com. Please cut and paste that address into your browser and you can enjoy all of the updates you have been used to on this site. (more)
Baseball Alums Plan For Weekend of Fun
The annual Creighton University Baseball Alumni Weekend is right around the corner, and all ex-Bluejay baseball players are invited to participate in a weekend full of activities. (more)
Steve Grasley Ties Northwoods League Saves Record
Just months after notching 11 saves during an all-MVC sophomore season, Creighton pitcher Steve Grasley continues to dominate in summer action in the Northwoods League.
Tuesday night, Grasley tied the Northwoods League single-season saves record with his 15th save of the season to lead the Wisconsin Woodchucks past the Brainerd Mighty Gulls. With the Woodchucks leading 3-2 in the bottom of the ninth, Grasley struck out the side to earn the record-tying save. Grasley's 15 saves match the previous mark set in 2000 by Tim McNab (Indiana), who also pitched for the Woodchucks. (more)
2002 Creighton Baseball Season Recap
The Jays suprised a lot of people with their 2002 performance. After finishing seventh in the Missouri Valley Conference in 2001 and picked to place sixth in pre-season polls, Creighton racked up a school-record 21 confrence wins en route to a second-place finish.
<br>Chris Hinrichs made a solid transition from the outfield to second base for the Jays. The senior led the team in batting average (.337), home runs (11), triples (7), hits (69) RBIs, (49), runs (48) and stolen bases (27).
<br>The newcomers were a big part off the turnaround for Creighton as five of the regular starters were new to the team, including the entire outfield. (more)
Tim Gradoville Signs With Philadelphia
OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton University catcher Tim Gradoville, a 37th round pick in last week's Major League draft, has signed a contract to play professional baseball in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. Terms of his contract were not immediately available. By signing with Philadelphia, Gradoville elects to forego his final year of eligibility with the Bluejays. (more)
Creighton's Tim Gradoville Drafted In 37th Round By Philadelphia
OMAHA, Neb. -- Catcher Tim Gradoville became the latest in a long line of Creighton University baseball standouts to be drafted, going in the 37th round today to the Philadelphia Phillies. Gradoville was the 1,109th overall pick and is the 16th CU draftee since Jack Dahm was named head coach. This year's draft lasted 50 rounds and 1,482 players were selected overall. (more)
Tony Roth, Matt Buckingham Named Freshman All-Americans
OMAHA, Neb. - A pair of Creighton University baseball standouts, Tony Roth and Matt Buckingham, have been named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American baseball team. Roth was a first-team selection while Buckingham earned honorable-mention laurels. The squad is selected by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and was released earlier today. (more)
Creighton Baseball Not Selected to NCAA Tournament
OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton University baseball program's hopes of a third NCAA Regional appearance in the last four years came to an end today when the Bluejays were not selected to the field of 64 for the NCAA Tournament. (more)
Creighton Baseball To Gather To Watch Selection Show
The public and media is invited to join Creighton baseball head coach Jack Dahm, the assistant coaches and the Bluejay baseball team at a Monday (May 27) as they gather to watch the NCAA Selection Show for the 2002 NCAA Baseball Tournament. (more)
Jays Eliminated From Valley Tournament With 4-0 Loss To Northern Iowa
The Jays ran into some hot pitching on the part of Kory Kelchen from Northern Iowa as CU went two and out in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Kelchen pitched a complete game, five hit shutout as the Panthers advanced with a 4-0.
Northern Iowa got on the board first with one run in the opening inning. Travis Welsch led things off with a single and scored two batters later when Alex Dvorsky drove a double to left field off Bluejay starter Mike Perkins. (more)