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May 25
Schumacher and Romsa Named to the All-Midwest Region Team!
- Midwest All-Region Recap | Complete List of Midwest All-Region Team |
A pair of Concordia baseball standouts were named to the NCAA All-Midwest Region Team on Wednesday. Brian Schumacher (Jr., Thompson, N.D.) and Bryan Romsa (Sr., Mankato, Minn./Great Falls (Mont.) HS) earned All-Region honors for the first time in their career. Schumacher was placed on the All-Region Second Team as a Thirdbaseman, while Romsa earned All-Region Third team honors as a starting pitcher. 

The pair of Cobbers helped Concordia reach the MIAC playoffs for the third consecutive season and the fourth time in the six-year history of the event. The Cobbers posted a 12-8 record in conference play, marking the seventh straight season that the Cobbers have won at least 10 MIAC games in a season. It is also the 17th time in the past 18 years that Concordia has posted at least a .500 record in conference play.(More

May 14
Cobbers See Season Come To An End In Rain Delayed Game With Augsburg.
- Scott Halupczok and Bryan Romsa named to the MIAC All-Tournament Team!
Game 3: Concordia 6 vs. Augsburg 9
 
May 13
Romsa Nearly Perfect as Cobbers Split Terrific Tournament Twosome! 
Game 1: Concordia 5 vs. St. Olaf 1 | Game 2: Concordia 2 vs. St. Thomas 3 (12 innings)

May 12
Record-Setting Six Cobbers Earn MIAC Postseason Honors!
- MIAC All-Conference Recap | Complete List of MIAC All-Conference Team |
ST. PAUL-- Six Concordia baseball players earned MIAC postseason honors the league office announced on Thursday. That is the single most number of all-conference honorees in the history of the Cobber baseball program. Concordia had five different players earn conference honors on three different occasions in the past.

Bryant Bergeson, Billy DeNet, Nick Esala, Bryan Romsa and Brian Schumacher were all named to the MIAC All-Conference Team, while Chris Klabo earned MIAC All-Conference Honorable Mention honors. It is the first postseason award for all six players.(More)
 
May 9
Good Enough! Cobbers Split With Augbsurg to Punch Third Straight MIAC Playoff Ticket!
Game 1: Augsburg 1 vs. Concordia 7 | Game 2: Augsburg 5 vs. Concordia 2 |
ST. CLOUD-- Concordia started fast, settled for a split and then received an early Christmas present from St. John's as the Cobbers split with Augsburg to clinch their third straight MIAC playoff berth. It will also be the fourth conference tournament appearance in the six-year history of the event. Only Concordia, St. Olaf and St. Thomas have appeared in at least four MIAC playoff tournaments. 

Concordia (17-19 overall, 12-8 MIAC) won the first game 7-1, while Augsburg (22-16 overall, 12-8 MIAC) took the second game 5-2. After a victory by St. Johnís in the first game of its regular-season-ending doubleheader against Gustavus on Monday, the Auggies and Cobbers clinched the final two spots in the four-team MIAC postseason playoffs.(More)

May 7
Inch-By-Inch Cobbers Gain Ground On Playoffs With Series Split Against Bethel. 
Game 1: Bethel 4 at Concordia 5  | Game 2: Bethel 11 at Concordia 4 | Action Pictures |
MOORHEAD-- Concordia came from behind in the first game to win in dramatic fashion in the bottom of the seventh inning 5-4 over Bethel, but couldn't carry the momentum over to the series finale and lost 11-4. 

In the end, it wasn't the sweep they were looking for, but it moves the Cobbers one step closer to the MIAC playoffs with only one series remaining. Concordia is now 11-7 in the conference and 16-18 overall. Bethel finishes their season by holding steady at .500. The Royals end with a 10-10 league mark and an 18-18 overall record.(More)
 
May 4
Quick-Hit Cobbers Sweep St. Mary's to Keep Pace in the MIAC Playoff Race. 
Game 1: Concordia 9 at St. Mary's 3 | Game 2: Concordia 6 at St. Mary's 4 | Action Pictures |
WINONA-- Unlike previous MIAC games during the 2005 season, Concordia was able to score first and play with a lead as they swept St. Mary's 9-3 and 6-4 in a pair of critical games for the Cobbers.

The two victories keeps Concordia bunched up with a group of four teams for the three remaining conference playoff spots. The Cobbers are now 10-6 in league play and tied for third place in the MIAC with Augsburg. Concordia is only one game behind second-place St. Olaf and one game ahead of fifth-place Gustavus.(More)

May 2
Cobbers Feel the Pain of Payback, Lose 17-3 to North Dakota State.
Box Score: Concordia 3 at North Dakota State 17 - Action Pictures
FARGO, N.D.-- They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. On Monday, North Dakota State served up a huge dish of revenge on a cold platter. In a game played with the temperatures hovering around 40 degrees, the Bison battered Concordia pitching for 17 runs and 20 hits, and NDSU cruised to a 17-3 victory in a game played at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo, N.D. 

The win avenges a 12-8 loss at the hands of the Cobbers last season, the only loss that the Bison had against non-NCAA Division I, II or top-flight NAIA schools in all of 2004.(More)


Blake Trenbeath Named MIAC Pitcher of the Week!
Concordia junior pitcher Blake Trenbeath (Cavalier, N.D.) was named the MIAC Pitcher of the Week for his stellar performance against St. Olaf on Saturday. Trenbeath becomes the second Cobber pitcher to win the award this season and third player overall to be honored with the weekly award.

Trenbeath was the winning pitcher in Concordia's critical victory over second-place St. Olaf on Saturday. He pitched 5.1 innings and only allowed one earned run in his only outing of the week, as the Cobbers beat the Oles 4-1 in the second game of the doubleheader to gain a split in the series and stay in the thick of the MIAC playoff race. Trenbeath scattered seven hits and only allowed one walk to pick up his second win in seven days. His most impressive statistic was the fact that he held the potent Ole offense to just one hit in seven at-bats (.143) with runners on base. In his last two outings Trenbeath is now 2-0 and has only allowed two earned runs in 12.1 innings of work.

The award marks the 32nd time during the 2004-05 MIAC athletic season that a Concordia athlete has won Player/Athlete of the Week honors. 
 
April 30
Cobbers Tame Tobias To Pick Up Critical Split at St. Olaf.
Game 1: Concordia 1 at St. Olaf 3 | Game 2: Concordia 4 at St. Olaf 1 |
NORTHFIELD-- Concordia pulled off a huge win that could jump-start their final drive for the MIAC playoffs in the second game of their series at St. Olaf. 

The Cobbers lost the first game 3-1 and then came back to beat the Oles 4-1 in the nightcap, and in the process kept their playoff chances intact with six games left to play in the conference schedule.

Concordia is now 8-6 in league play and 13-16 overall, while second-place St. Olaf moves to 11-5 in the MIAC and 18-12 overall.(More)

April 23
Power Pair Energizes Cobber Offense En Route to Series Split With Macalester. 
Game 1: Concordia 3 at Macalester 11 | Game 2: Concordia 18 at Macalester 1
ST. PAUL-- Concordia and Macalester took turns showcasing their offensive skills as the two teams combined for 33 runs and 33 hits in their series split in St. Paul.

The Scots used a seven-run, fourth inning to seize the opener 11-2, and the Cobbers scored 15 times in the first four innings in the nightcap to pound out an 18-1 win.

The 18 runs scored by the Cobbers in game two are the most posted in a single game this season and highest run production since they beat Augsburg 23-16 last season.(More)
 
April 20
Cobbers Show Off Offensive Power in First Game, Heart in Second Game, Sweep Carleton. 
Game 1: Carleton 4 at Concordia 12 | Game 2: Carleton 8 at Concordia 9 | Action Pictures |
MOORHEAD-- Concordia showcased their ability to hit the long ball in the first game of their doubleheader against Carleton on Wednesday in Moorhead, and then relied on their hearts and determination to pull them through in the second game.

In the end, the Cobbers swept the Knights 12-4 and 9-8 and stayed in the middle of the hunt for one of the top spots in the MIAC. Concordia is now 6-4 in league play and 11-14 overall. The Cobbers could finish the day in third place in the conference, depending on the outcome of the other games in the conference. With the pair of losses, Carleton drops to 2-8 in the MIAC and 4-16 overall.(More)

April 16
Cobbers Pound St. John's 14-1 in Game 1, Lose Game 2 in the 10th Inning. 
Game 1: St. John's 1 at Concordia 14 | Game 2: St. John's 9 at Concordia 7 (10) | Action Pictures |
MOORHEAD-- Concordia used a 15-hit attack in the first game against St. John's to win 14-1, but then lost the lead in the sixth inning in game two and eventually lost the game in the 10th inning. The Cobbers 9-7 loss in the nightcap helped the Johnnies gain a split of the regular-season for the first time in five seasons.

Entering the series on Saturday, Concordia had swept St. John's in four consecutive regular-season doubleheaders.

With the split, the Cobbers are now 4-4 in the MIAC and 9-14-0 overall. The Johnnies battle to 6-4 in the league and 13-9-0 overall.(More
 
April 14
Wind Blows Hard, Games Get Blown Out as Cobbers and Vikings Split Lopsided Series.
Game 1: Valley City 1 at Concordia 13 | Game 2: Valley City 9 at Concordia 3 | Action Pictures |
MOORHEAD-- With a stiff wind blowing from right to left field, Concordia and Valley City State traded blowout victories in a non-conference, midweek scoring fest in Moorhead.

The Cobbers bolted out of the starting gate for nine runs in the first two innings of game one and raced to a 13-1 victory in the opener. The Vikings then turned the tables by scoring multiple runs in three of the seven innings in the second game and eased their way to a 9-3 win.

The split puts Concordia's overall record at 8-13-0. The Cobbers now have only one remaining non-conference game on the schedule. They will face NDSU on May 2 to complete their 14-game slate away from MIAC competition. Valley City, who has now split their last four series, moves to 12-15 on the year.(More)

April 12
Concordia's Doubleheader With UM-Morris Has Been Cancelled!
Concordia's doubleheader with UM-Morris scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 has been cancelled due to rainy weather. 

The two teams will not play a make-up date. Concordia's next series will be at home against Valley City State on Thursday, April 14 at 2:30. The Cobbers will then return to MIAC play when they host St. John's on Saturday, April 16 at 1:00pm.
 
April 11
Kevin Engebretson Named MIAC Pitcher of the Week!
Concordia sophomore pitcher Kevin Engebretson (Alexandria, Minn./Jefferson HS) was named the MIAC Pitcher of the Week as announced by the MIAC league office. It is the first time that Engebretson has received the honor, and he becomes the second consecutive Cobber player to earn Player of the Week honors. Last week, teammate Chris Klabo was named the MIAC Hitter/Fielder of the Week.

The award marks the 29th time in 2004-05 that a Concordia athlete has won MIAC Player of the Week honors. That is the most in one single academic calendar year for Concordia since the league started to hand out Player of the Week awards in all team sports starting in 2000.

Engebretson pitched a complete-game against Hamline on Wednesday to pick up his first collegiate win in his only appearance of the week. Engebretson masterfully mixed in his off-speed pitches to keep the Hamline hitters off balance and pick up the win. He did not allow an earned run, allowed only five hits and struck out six. He also did not walk a batter in the game. Other than the lone run in the fourth, he did not allow a runner to reach third base, and finished the game by retiring seven of the final eight hitters. 
 

April 9
Cobbers Claim Another Late-Inning Victory to Gain Split With Gustavus. 
Game 1: Concordia 0 at Gustavus 4 | Game 2: Concordia 8 at Gustavus 6 |
 
April 6
Cobbers Make Like Lazarus in Game 1 and Samson in Game 2; Sweep Hamline 7-6, 11-1. 
Game 1: Hamline 6 at Concordia 7 | Game 2: Hamline 1 at Concordia 11 | Action Pictures |

April 4
Cobbers Drop Marathon Doubleheader to Mayville State 8-3, 7-5.
Game 1: Mayville State 8 at Concordia 3 | Game 2: Mayville State 7 at Concordia 5 | Action Pictures


Chris Klabo Named MIAC Fielder of the Week.
Concordia sophomore outfielder Chris Klabo (Brainerd, Minn.) was named the MIAC Fielder of the Week for his six-hit performance against defending MIAC champion St. Thomas on Saturday.

Klabo hit .750 on the week for the Cobbers. He went 6-for-8 in Concordiaís doubleheader loss at St. Thomas and did not make an error in the Cobbers' first two games of the MIAC season. 

In the first game, he was 4-for-4, scored a run and had one RBI as Concordia dropped a 5-3 decision. In the second game he went 2-for-4 and scored a run and helped the Cobbers erase a 5-1 deficit in the top half of the seventh inning. 

On the season, he is leading Concordia with a .458 average. He currently has an 11-game hitting streak and has hit safely in 12 of the team's first 13 games. Klabo also leads the team in slugging percentage (.833), on-base percentage (.469) and home runs.
 
April 2
Cobbers Lose a Pair of Late-Inning Heartbreakers to St. Thomas.
Game 1: Concordia 3 at St. Thomas 5 | Game 2: Concordia 6 at St. Thomas 7

April 1
Cobbers Will Play Mayville State On Monday, April 4
The Cobbers will host play host to Mayville State on Monday April 4 at 2:30pm. The teams will play a doubleheader at the Jake Christiansen Athletic Complex.
 
March 25
Cobbers Miss Sweep of St. Norbert by Two Outs.
Game 1: Concordia 5, St. Norbert 6 | Game 2: Concordia 6, St. Norbert 2

March 24
Cobbers Ride the Wave of Two Stellar Starting Pitching Performances to a Series Sweep. 
Game 1: Concordia 2, Marian (WI) 1 | Game 2: Concordia 6, Marian (WI) 3


Read Along With the Team As They Play in Florida Over Spring Break.
- Journal Entry for Tuesday, March 22 |
 
March 22
Cobbers Split Scoring-Fest Series With Southeastern (FL)
Game 1: Concordia 13, Southeastern 11 | Game 2: Concordia 6, Southeastern 12
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Read Along With the Team As They Play in Florida Over Spring Break.
- Journal Entry for Monday, March 21 |

March 21
Cobbers Drop Third Straight in Florida. 
Game 1: Concordia 1, Bowdoin (ME) 7


Read Along With the Team As They Play in Florida Over Spring Break.
- Journal Entry for Sunday, March 20 |
 
March 20
Cobbers Drop Two on First Day of Forida Swing.
Game 1: Concordia 7, UW-Stevens Point 8 | Game 2: Concordia 5, UW-Stevens Point 8
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Read Along With the Team As They Play in Florida Over Spring Break.
- Journal Entry for Saturday, March 19 |

March 13
Cobbers Drop Season-Opening Doubleheader to Concordia-St. Paul 15-0, 5-0.
Game 1: Concordia-St. Paul 15, Concordia 0 | Game 2: Concordia-St. Paul 5, Concordia 0
 
November 15
Cobber Baseball Schedule for 2005 Now Online!
- Complete 2005 Baseball Schedule

7/20 Insurance, Returning Athlete, & 1st Year Participation Forms are Now Online.
 

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