2015-16 Baseball News
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Buchhorn earns TCL Player of the Week honor

    UT Tyler senior Trenton Buchhorn has earned Texas Collegiate League Player of the Week honors after a 10-hit week. Buchhorn was named the TCL All-Star game MVP after having three hits in the game last week.

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    PATRIOT TALON: Tijerina remembered for his courage

    The Patriot Talon senior editor Nathan Wright remembers Issac Tijerina's spirit and strength that was displayed on the baseball field and then with his battle with cancer.

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016

    Bertrand resigns after four seasons at UT Tyler

    The UT Tyler baseball team will be under the leadership of the fourth head coach in program history next season with the announcement that Chris Bertrand has resigned following four seasons with the Patriots to pursue new professional opportunities.

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    #TylerProud

    Look back on the 2015-16 season with us through social media as we reflect on a year that resulted in two national championships and an impressive list of awards and accomplishments.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    @uttylerpatriots lands 57 student-athletes on ASC Winter/Spring All-Academic Teams

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    Bishop, Buchhorn earn ABCA All-Region honors

    Alex Bishop and Trenton Buchhorn were two of the most productive hitters in the nation this season for the UT Tyler Patriots and have earned 2016 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-West Region second-team honors.

  • Saturday, May 21, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball season ends with loss in regional

    Josh Burns slashed a two-run triple in the seventh to tie the game at two but would go down swinging in the ninth with two runners on as UT Tyler fell 3-2 to Pacific Lutheran in an elimination game at the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Spokane Regional on Friday at Avista Stadium.

  • Friday, May 20, 2016

    No. 3 Trinity sends Patriots to Friday night elimination game

    The UT Tyler Patriots will face an elimination game tonight at 9 p.m. (CDT) after taking a 14-2 loss to No. 3 Trinity on Friday during the third day of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Spokane Regional at Avista Stadium.

  • Thursday, May 19, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball rallies for 6-4 win over Whitworth

    The UT Tyler Patriots scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning on four hits to take a 6-4 win over No. 18-ranked Whitworth at the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Spokane Regional on Thursday at Avista Stadium.

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball opens Spokane Regional with win over CLU

    Graham Welch threw out the potential tying run at home for the second out in the ninth inning, Alex Bishop drove in three runs and Cason Adams struck out six and limited Cal Lutheran to two runs in seven innings of work to help lead UT Tyler to a 4-3 win over the Kingsmen at Wednesday’s NCAA Division III Spokane Regional opener at Avista Stadium.

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    PREVIEW: Patriots, Kingsmen set for regional opener

    The UT Tyler Patriots will open the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Spokane Regional against Cal Lutheran at 5:15 p.m. (CDT) on Wednesday in Spokane, Washington at Avista Stadium.

  • Monday, May 16, 2016

    @uttylebaseball to play regional in Spokane, Washington

    The UT Tyler baseball team will be playing in Spokane, Washington this week in the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship from Wednesday-Saturday at Avista Stadium. The Patriots will open the tournament against Cal Lutheran at 5:15 p.m. (CDT) on Wednesday and are also joined at the tournament by Trinity, Pacific Lutheran, Case Western Reserve and Whitworth.

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016

    @uttylerbasebal secures 5th ASC tournament championship

    The UT Tyler Patriots are back-to-back American Southwest Conference Champions for the second time in program history and for the fifth time overall after earning a 5-2 win over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday in the Gold Series final at Hunter Field.

  • Friday, May 13, 2016

    @uttylebaseball earns 16-2 win over HSU in ASC Championship finals

    The UT Tyler Patriots hit five home runs on Friday and are now one win away from taking the American Southwest Conference Championship tournament and securing the program’s sixth trip to the NCAA Division III tournament after earning a 16-2 victory over Hardin-Simmons in the first game of the ASC Gold Bracket Series.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016

    UT Tyler to face Cowboys in ASC Baseball Finals

    The 2016 American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship between UT Tyler and Hardin-Simmons begins at 7 p.m. on Friday in Abilene at Hunter Field.

  • Monday, May 9, 2016

    Adams, Buchhorn highlight UT Tyler all-conference selections

    UT Tyler juniors Trenton Buchhorn and Cason Adams have earned American Southwest Conference first-team honors, while Graham Welch, Alex Bishop and Sam Lane are second-team selections for the Patriots who will play in the ASC Championship Gold Series this weekend against Hardin-Simmons.

  • Sunday, May 8, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball advances to ASC Championship Gold series

    The UT Tyler Patriots advanced to the American Southwest Conference Championship Gold Bracket series after earning a 7-2 win over Texas Dallas in the second of two games on Sunday at Tornado Field to clinch the ASC Blue Bracket title.

  • Saturday, May 7, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball advances to title game on Hollenshead homer

    UT Tyler second baseman Braxton Hollenshead drilled the first pitch of the ninth inning over the left-field fence for a home run and Reese Read closed out bottom of the inning with a 1-2-3 frame to lead the Patriots to a 4-3 win over Concordia on Saturday and to the American Southwest Conference Blue Bracket Championship. UT Tyler advances to the bracket’s championship game at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Tornado Field against the Texas Dallas and CTX elimination-game winner. The Patriots will need one win to advanced while their opponent will have to beat them twice.

  • Friday, May 6, 2016

    Bishop delivers 5 RBI in @uttylerbaseball win

    Alex Bishop blasted a three-run home run in the seventh and added another RBI in the eighth to lead the UT Tyler baseball team to an 8-4 win over LeTourneau in the first game of the American Southwest Conference Blue Bracket Championship on Friday at Tornado Field.

  • Thursday, May 5, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball looks to defend ASC Championship title

    The UT Tyler Patriots enter the American Southwest Conference Championship having won five of their last six games and will open against LeTourneau at 3 p.m. on Friday at Tornado Field in Austin.

  • Monday, May 2, 2016

    Bishop earns ASC Hitter of the Week

    Alex Bishop has earned ASC Hitter of the Week honors after producing eight RBI last weekend with four doubles for the Patriots.

  • Sunday, May 1, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball to play in Austin this weekend

    Game one in the Blue bracket begins with the defending ASC champions No. 4 UT Tyler (25-15) vs. No. 5 LeTourneau (15-20) at 3:00 p.m. In game two No. 1 Concordia Texas (27-13) will take on No. 8 UT Dallas (21-18) at 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, April 30, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball sweeps regular-season finale over Sul Ross

    The UT Tyler Patriots earned a series sweep over Sul Ross with a combined score advantage of 33-5 after taking 4-0 and 11-1 wins in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader at Kokernot Field in their regular-season finales.

  • Friday, April 29, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball blasts four homers in 18-4 win over SRSU

    Graham Welch went 4-for-4 with a triple, home run and three RBI to help lead UT Tyler to an 18-4 series-opening win over Sul Ross on Friday in a game where the Patriots hit four home runs and pounded out 18 hits at Kokernot Field.

  • Monday, April 25, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball drops non-conference game to Pirates

    The UT Tyler baseball team rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth inning to force extra innings but would see Southwestern take a 6-5 win in 10 innings on Monday after a leadoff double resulted in a wild-pitch run at Rockwell Field.

  • Saturday, April 23, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball sweeps Senior Day doubleheader

    The UT Tyler baseball team responded from dropping the series opener with a Senior Day doubleheader sweep on Saturday with 9-3 and 9-7 wins over Howard Payne in the final games of the season at Irwin Field.

  • Friday, April 22, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball drops series opener to HPU

    Down three runs coming into the ninth inning, UT Tyler scored two but had the tying run thrown out at home as they fell 5-4 in their series opener against Howard Payne on Friday at Irwin Field.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball falls for third time to Centenary

    The UT Tyler baseball team took its third loss in a row with an 8-3 non-conference defeat to No. 16 Centenary on Tuesday at Irwin Field.

  • Saturday, April 16, 2016

    Ozarks sweeps doubleheader, takes series from Patriots

    The No. 20-ranked UT Tyler baseball team suffered its first series loss at home this season after being swept by Ozarks in a doubleheader on Saturday at Irwin Field.

  • Saturday, April 16, 2016

    UT Tyler Baseball Announces Award Honoring Issac Tijerina

    Former Patriot Issac Tijerina throws out the first pitch during Alumni Weekend as he is honored with the establishment of the 'Issac Tijerina Award', which will be given each season to the player who demonstrates the same characteristics Issac did as a player.

  • Friday, April 15, 2016

    Adams throws complete-game shutout for @uttylerbaseball

    Cason Adams struck out seven and threw a complete-game shutout while Trenton Buchhorn extended a 12-game RBI streak with a bases-loaded walk in the sixth inning to lead No. 20 UT Tyler to a 5-0 series-opening win over Ozarks on Friday at Irwin Field.

  • Thursday, April 14, 2016

    SPOTLIGHT: Buchhorn goes from manager to RBI machine

    Trenton Buchhorn was washing uniforms, keeping stats and dragging the field before practice as a freshman and hitting fungo and throwing batting practice for the next two years. After a tryout at Tyler Junior College didn’t result in a roster spot, Buchhorn suddenly became a former player and could have abandoned baseball all together. Instead, he humbled himself and stayed involved in the game by working as a manager and a student coach.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    SCHEDULE UPDATE: Patriots, Pirates postpone game due to rain

    The UT Tyler baseball game at Southwestern which was scheduled for tonight has been postponed and rescheduled due to rain. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, April 25 in Georgetown.

  • Saturday, April 9, 2016

    Patriots drop series 2-1 to the Blazers

    The No. 13 UT Tyler baseball team played a double header against the Belhaven Blazers where they dropped game one 5-2 before losing game two 19-6.

  • Friday, April 8, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball battles back for 5-4 win over Blazers

    Graham Welch and Trenton Buchhorn drove in two runs each to help lead No. 12 UT Tyler to a 5-4 series-opening win over Belhaven on Friday at Smith-Wills Stadium after the Patriots had fallen behind 3-0 after the first inning.

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016

    PREVIEW: No. 12 Patriots set for 3-game series at Belhaven

    The No. 12-ranked UT Tyler baseball team returns from a week off with a three-game series against Belhaven on Friday and Saturday at Smith Wills Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi.

  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball to host Alumni Weekend (April 15-16)

    The UT Tyler baseball program will host Alumni Weekend on April 15-16 with special presentations throughout including recognizing Bob and Mary Irwin for their generosity to the University.

  • Monday, March 28, 2016

    Imig earns ASC Pitcher of the Week after shutout win

    UT Tyler sophomore Nate Imig earned the first American Southwest Conference Pitcher of the Week honor of his career on Monday after securing a win over LeTourneau last Friday for the Patriots at Irwin Field. Imig (4-0) is now 8-0 in his career and follows Cason Adams who was named the ASC Pitcher of the Week last week to give the Patriots back-to-back ASC honors for the first time this season.

  • Friday, March 25, 2016

    No. 15 Patriots take series from YellowJackets

    Nate Imig and Tyler Stallings were dominant on the mound and Graham Welch and Trenton Buchhorn provided offensive punch as the No. 15-ranked UT Tyler Patriots earned a doubleheader sweep with a 9-0 win in the opener and an 8-2 victory in the finale over LeTourneau on Friday at Irwin Field.

  • Thursday, March 24, 2016

    No. 15 Patriots take series-opening loss to YellowJackets

    LeTourneau erupted for five runs in the seventh inning highlighted by a three-run double by Lee Hosie to take a 7-3 win over No. 15-ranked UT Tyler in the American Southwest Conference series opener on Thursday at Irwin Field. The three-game set will continue with a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday with Michael Blevins and Nate Imig being listed as the probable starters.

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2016

    No. 15 @uttylerbaseball earns 7-6 win over Pirates

    No. 17 UT Tyler improved to 11-3 at home after scoring five runs in the fifth inning of a 7-6 non-conference win over Southwestern on Tuesday where the Patriots faced 10 different Pirate pitchers at Irwin Field.

  • Monday, March 21, 2016

    Adams earns ASC award; Patriots to host SU on Tuesday

    UT Tyler’s Cason Adams has been named the American Southwest Conference Co-Pitcher of the week after shutting down Texas Dallas last Friday in the Patriots’ series opener in Richardson.

  • Saturday, March 19, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball wins conference series over Texas Dallas

    The No. 18-ranked UT Tyler baseball team won its American Southwest Conference series over Texas Dallas after splitting a doubleheader with the Comets on Saturday at the UTD Baseball Field where the Patriots had opened with an 11-6 win on Friday in the series opener.

  • Friday, March 18, 2016

    Buchhorn, Bishop blast homers in Patriot win

    Trenton Buchhorn launched a three-run home run and drove in a total of five runs while Cason Adams struck out six in seven innings as the No. 18-ranked UT Tyler baseball team earned an 11-6 win over Texas-Dallas in its series opener on Friday at the UTD Baseball Field.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Bertrand earns win No. 100 in 10-5 Patriot victory

    Josh Burns and Alex Bishop drove in three runs on three hits each to lead No. 18 UT Tyler to a 10-5 non-conference win over Denison and Chris Bertrand earned his 100th career win as the Patriots head coach on Wednesday at Irwin Field.

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball to host Denison on Wednesday at Irwin Field

    The UT Tyler baseball team will host Denison with the first pitch set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Irwin Field in a nonconference matchup. Denison, a member of the North Coast Athletics Conference, is making their way through Texas where they are facing several American Southwest Conference teams before heading back to Ohio to start their conference schedule.

  • Sunday, March 13, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball falls to CTX in ASC series finale

    The No. 16-ranked UT Tyler baseball team lost its first series of the season after dropping a 12-1 decision against Concordia on Sunday in the American Southwest Conference three-game series finale at Tornado Field.

  • Saturday, March 12, 2016

    #uttylerbb splits doubleheader against CTX

    The UT Tyler baseball team split a doubleheader with CTX dropping the first game 6-1 before turning around and winning game two, 7-5.

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball to play Concordia on Saturday/Sunday

    The UT Tyler baseball team has moved up a spot to No. 16 in the nation in the second week of the d3baseball.com Top 25 poll as they head into a three-game series in Austin against Concordia Texas in America Southwest Conference play. The three-game set has been adjusted due to weather and will now be played with a 4 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday and then the finale at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Austin.

  • Monday, March 7, 2016

    SCHEDULE UPDATE: UT Tyler baseball postpones Tuesday's game

    The UT Tyler baseball game against Southwestern has been postponed until Tuesday, March 22 due to weather forecast calling for rain throughout this week.

  • Saturday, March 5, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball sweeps Wildcats on the road

    Graham Welch went 2-for-4 and drove in three runs as the leadoff hitter and starting pitcher Michael Blevins recorded five strikeouts and allowed only one run in five innings to help lead No. 17 UT Tyler to an 11-3 non-conference win over Louisiana College on Saturday at Billy Allgood Field.

  • Friday, March 4, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball takes 12-2 win in series opener at LC

    The No. 17-ranked UT Tyler baseball team opened a non-conference series against Louisiana College with a 12-2 win on Friday at Billy Allgood Field on a night where Alex Bishop had three hits and Dalton Smith drove in three runs.

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball falls to Gents in first road game

    The No. 17-ranked UT Tyler baseball team suffered an 8-0 non-conference loss against Centenary on Wednesday in the Patriots’ first road game of the season at Shehee Stadium.

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016

    No. 17 @uttylerbaseball set for Centenary rematch

    The UT Tyler baseball team has jumped up to No. 17 in the nation after opening the season with a 9-3 record coming into this week where they’ll play at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at Centenary and then a two-game, non-conference series at Louisiana College on Friday and Saturday.

  • Monday, February 29, 2016

    Buchhorn named ASC Hitter of the Week

    Junior infielder Trenton Buchhorn has been named the American Southwest Conference Hitter of the Week after an impressive performance at the plate for the Patriots in a three-game sweep of the Crusaders from Mary Hardin-Baylor in ASC play.

  • Saturday, February 27, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball sweeps UMHB to open ASC play

    The No. 20 UT Tyler Patriots (9-3, 3-0) completed the first weekend of conference play on Saturday by taking a doubleheader over the Mary-Hardin Baylor Crusaders (3-7, 0-3) 6-1, 10-1, respectively. The wins gave the Patriots a sweep of the Crusaders after winning 8-6 on Friday.

  • Friday, February 26, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball opens series with 8-6 win over UMHB

    Dalton Smith drove in two runs on two hits and Max Page threw 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to help lead the No. 20-ranked UT Tyler baseball team to an 8-6 series opening win over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Friday at Irwin Field.

  • Saturday, February 20, 2016

    @uttylerbaseball sweeps doubleheader from Generals

    The UT Tyler baseball team earned a non-conference series win over LSU-Alexandria after taking 8-6 and 9-8 wins on Saturday at Irwin Field.

  • Friday, February 19, 2016

    No. 20 Patriots fall in extra innings in series opener

    LSU-Alexandria’s PJ Leto hit a two-run triple in the 10th inning to lift the Generals to a 5-2 win over No. 20-ranked UT Tyler in the series opener on Friday at Irwin Field.

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016

    No. 20 Patriots host Generals in 3-game set at Irwin Field

    The No. 20/22-ranked UT Tyler baseball team hosts LSU-Alexandria in a three-game set this weekend starting with a 6 p.m. game on Friday to be followed by a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday at Irwin Field.

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    PATRIOT PRIDE: The UT Tyler Coaches Show

    PATRIOT PRIDE: The UT Tyler Coaches Show feature reports from Mike Reed, Craig McConnell, Chris Bizot, Chris Bertrand and Jamon Copeland with our host Danny Elzner. The home schedule this week includes basketball, baseball, tennis and track with softball playing on the road and golf opening up next Monday on the road also.

  • Sunday, February 14, 2016

    No. 7 Trinity tops No. 20 Patriots in Clements finale

    The No. 7-ranked Trinity Tigers scored the final seven runs of the game to take an 11-6 non-conference win over No. 20 UT Tyler on Sunday during the final game of the Clements Fluids Classic at Irwin Field.

  • Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Stallings deals, Hollenshead delivers in Patriot win

    Tyler Stallings threw six scoreless innings and Braxton Hollenshead had two hits and drove in three runs to help lead No. 20-ranked UT Tyler to a 9-0 win over Texas Lutheran on Saturday during the second day of the Clements Fluids Classic at Irwin Field.

  • Friday, February 12, 2016

    Centenary takes 9-2 win over No. 20 Patriots

    Centenary scored three runs in the fifth inning and then six over the final two to hand No. 20-ranked UT Tyler a 9-2 loss on Friday during the first day of the Clements Fluids Classic at Irwin Field.

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    No. 20 Patriots set to host Clements Fluids Classic

    The No. 20-ranked UT Tyler baseball team will host the Clements Fluids Classic this weekend at Irwin Field with six games scheduled to be played from Friday to Sunday. The tournament includes Birmingham Southern, Centenary, Texas Lutheran, and No. 7-ranked Trinity University.

  • Monday, February 8, 2016

    Lane lands on ESPN #SCtop10 after diving catch

    UT Tyler senior Sam Lane was featured on ESPN's #SCtop10 on Sunday for this amazing catch in the 21-7 win by the Patriots in the series finale.

  • Sunday, February 7, 2016

    UT Tyler sweeps series with 21-7 win in finale over UD

    UT Tyler freshman Graham Welch had three hits and drove in four runs while Trenton Buchhorn, Alex Bishop and Ben Romines each delivered three RBI to help lead No. 20-ranked UT Tyler to a 21-7 win over the University of Dallas on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep at Irwin Field.

  • Saturday, February 6, 2016

    Patriots take 2-0 series lead after opening day

    Cason Adams struck out seven and earned the win in a one-run game and Tyler Stallings fanned eight in a blow-out victory as UT Tyler opened the baseball season with a doubleheader sweep of the University of Dallas on Saturday at Irwin Field.

  • Friday, February 5, 2016

    UT Tyler to open baseball season this weekend

    The No. 20/22-ranked UT Tyler baseball team is set to have opening day at Irwin Field this Saturday against the University of Dallas with 3 p.m. a doubleheader (7/9) followed by the series finale at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    UT Tyler selected to repeat as ASC Champions

    The No. 22-ranked University of Texas at Tyler baseball team has been picked to repeat as American Southwest Conference champions a year after the Patriots went 34-12 and won the regular-season and tournament titles. Additionally, Sam Lane and Chad Hayes were identified on the ASC Preseason Players/Pitchers to Watch lists that were released on Wednesday.

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015

    UT Tyler baseball fall schedule

    The defending American Southwest Conference Champion UT Tyler baseball team is set for a fall schedule that includes three practices, four intrasquad scrimmages and a five-game Fall World Series at Irwin Field.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    Grafton earns promotion to top baseball assistant

    UT Tyler head baseball coach Chris Bertrand has announced the promotion of Erik Grafton to the position of full-time assistant coach for the Patriots who won the 2015 American Southwest Conference Championship and advanced to their fifth NCAA Division III tournament appearance.

  • Friday, August 14, 2015

    Baseball to Have Open Tryout Meeting on August 24

    The four-time ASC champion UT Tyler baseball team will have an informational meeting on Monday, August 24 at 5:15 p.m. in PHE room 110. The meeting is mandatory for student-athletes hoping to tryout for the 2015-16 squad.