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Rio Grande alum David Steele has been named to the 2015 Pecos League All-Star Game
Rio Grande alum David Steele has been named to the 2015 Pecos League All-Star Game
Tue, Jun. 23, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Former University of Rio Grande baseball standout David Steele has been named a 2015 Pecos League Southern Division All-Star.
    Steele, a native of Kettering, Ohio, will participate in the independent professional league's All-Star Game on Monday, June 29, at 6 p.m. MDT, at Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    Steele, who completed his Rio Grande career in 2014, is a pitcher for the White Sands Pupfish, a franchise headquartered in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He currently sports a 4-0 record with one save and a 4.69 earned run average.

Southern Local's Jack Lemley is joined by family and coaches as he signs with Rio Grande
Southern Local's Jack Lemley is joined by family and coaches as he signs with Rio Grande
Tue, Jun. 9, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RACINE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont has announced the signing of Southern Local High School's Jack Lemley for the 2016 season.
    Lemley, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound pitcher, posted a 3-6 record with two saves and a 4.59 earned run average for head coach John Combs' Purple Tornadoes, which finished the 2015 campaign with an 8-16 record following a loss to Glouster Trimble in the quarterfinal round of Division IV district tournament play.

Rio Grande's Kyle Miller was named a 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete
Rio Grande's Kyle Miller was named a 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete
Fri, Jun. 5, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    LEWISTON, Idaho – University of Rio Grande junior Kyle Miller was among the 354 baseball student-athletes named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
    Miller, a left-handed pitcher from Wilmington, Ohio, is a Business Management major.

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Wed, Jun. 3, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The University of Rio Grande finished in the equivalent of 28th place in the 2015 posteseason NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll.
    The RedStorm tallied 45 points in the poll of a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences /independent /unaffiliated groupings released Wednesday by the national office.
    Head coach Brad Warnimont's squad, which reached the NAIA national tournament for the second time in school history after winning the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship, finished 35-22.

West Liberty-Salem's Cole Wilson signs to play baseball at Rio Grande
West Liberty-Salem's Cole Wilson signs to play baseball at Rio Grande
Tue, May. 26, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WEST LIBERTY, Ohio – University of Rio Grande head baseball coach Brad Warnimont recently announced the signing of West Liberty-Salem High School's Cole Wilson for the 2016 season.
    Wilson, a 5-foot-11, 165-pound outfielder-pitcher, was a standout performer for head coach Rob Rogan's Tigers, who saw their 2015 season end with a loss to Casstown Miami East in Division III district tournament play.
    "Since I started playing tee-ball, I've worked my whole life toward the goal of playing college baseball," Jenkins said. "It's nice to finally accomplish getting there."

Sophomore Trent Downs threw 5-1/3 innings of scoreless relief in Thursday night's loss to Embry-Riddle
Sophomore Trent Downs threw 5-1/3 innings of scoreless relief in Thursday night's loss to Embry-Riddle
Fri, May. 15, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    DAYTONA Beach, Fla. - Second-seeded Embry Riddle made a pair of early runs and a solid pitching performance by Tyler Cyr stand up as the Eagles held off fifth-seeded University of Rio Grande for a 2-1 win in the championship first final of the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round's Daytona Beach Bracket, Thursday night, at Sliwa Stadium.
    Embry-Riddle, ranked No. 16 in the latest NAIA coaches poll, improved to 39-17 with the win - its second in as many tries against Rio Grande in the tourney - and punched its ticket to the NAIA World Series, which begins May 22 in Lewiston, Idaho.
    Rio Grande, which was seeded fifth in the five-team, double-elimination bracket, closed its season at 35-21 with the loss.
    The RedStorm finished the season with 15 wins in their final 17 outings, with the only losses coming at the hands of the Eagles.