BVU baseball

BVU’s Taylor ARC player of the year, Eddie tabbed coach of the year

The American Rivers Conference announced its all-conference baseball team on Wednesday with Buena Vista freshman Evan Taylor named the league’s Position Player of the Year while head coach Steve Eddie was voted as the Coach of the Year. The Beavers finished with six total all-conference selections along with one honorable mention pick. Eddie was voted as coach of the year […]

BVU’s hopes of a regional bid end in ARC baseball tourney

Beavers eliminated by Wartburg, 7-3

Buena Vista saw its season come to an end as the Beavers were eliminated in the American Rivers Cionference tournament after dropping two of its first three games last Thursday and Friday in Cedar Rapids. The Beavers lost to Coe 13-2 in the first round last Thursday. BVU would defeat Luther 5-4 in extra innings before ultimately falling to Wartburg […]


Beavers beat Coe 11-6 to wrap it up

Buena Vista made history. The Beavers had never won an American Rivers Conference regular season baseball championship, but they did so after an 11-6 win over Coe in the second game of a doubleheader last Saturday in Cedar Rapids. Coe won the first game 11-3. Buena Vista last won a regular season conference title in 2014, but that was as […]

BVU baseball No. 3 in this week’s regional rankings

The Buena Vista baseball team finds itself at No. 3 in the first ranked set of NCAA regional rankings which were released on Wednesday and include games played through May 1. The Beavers are 24-11 overall following their three-game series sweep over Dubuque, which propelled BVU to a 16-5 ARC mark. BVU is the highest of three ARC teams listed […]

BVU sweeps Dubuque to clinch at least a share of ARC baseball crown

Everything fell into place for Buena Vista last weekend. The Beavers entered the weekend with a two-game lead in the American Rivers Conference standings with six games remaining. They ended the weekend with at least a share of the conference title. The Beavers closed out their three-game series with the University of Dubuque on Sunday by picking up a pair […]

BVU wins yet another series, takes 2 of 3 from Luther

Beavs have two-game lead in conference

Buena Vista continued to solidify its spot atop the American Rivers Conference standings with a doubleheader sweep of Luther by scores of 15-5 and 5-3 last Saturday in Decorah. Luther won the series finale 5-3 on Sunday. The Norse took a 3-1 lead in the opener after a three-run home run in the second inning. The two teams each scored […]

BVU wins another baseball series as it breaks even in twin-bill with Nebraska Wesleyan

Buena Vista picked up yet another series win on Wednesday as it split a doubleheader at home over Nebraska Wesleyan. BVU took game one 8-5 before the Prairie Wolves pulled away late in the finale for a 7-3 win. BVU used a five-run eighth inning during game one to break open an 8-2 lead. Calvin Harris put BVU on the […]


Beavers remain in first in ARC after sweeping twin-bill from Knights

Buena Vista bounced back from its series-opening loss to Wartburg in a big way by picking up its third straight series win with a doubleheader sweep over the Knights by scores of 10-2 and 7-3 last Saturday in Storm Lake. Wartburg grabbed the early lead in both games, but the Beavers would respond both times and never look back. The […]

BVU beats Neb. Wesleyan 12-6 for fourth straight win

Buena Vista scored in five of the first six innings and pounded out seven extra-base hits to open up an early lead while notching their fourth straight win with a 12-6 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday in Lincoln. Calvin Harris put BVU on the scoreboard in the first inning with the first of his two doubles in the game. […]

BVU relief pitcher focuses on chiropractic career

Van Houten has fought back from a pair of arm injuries to add depth to bullpen

Devon Van Houten now has three family units thanks to his time at Buena Vista University as an NCAA Division III student-athlete: the Van Houtens of Saydel, his immediate family; the Demers family of Storm Lake, as he and BVU graduate Jasmine Demers will wed in September; and his BVU baseball family, a group that consists of about 40 teammates, coaches […]