Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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June 28 2016

Aviators Come Back With Win Over Kings

It’s time for your Aviators to start another win streak, already racking one up against the Champion City Kings in a 8-2  win.   The Lafayette Aviators scored in the ninth on a fielder's choice, a double by John Valente (Saint John’s University), and Evan Warden (Purdue University) who racked up three RBIs on three hits for ... Continue Reading
June 26 2016

Aviators Drop 7-3 Decision With Quincy

Your Aviators remain a half-game out of the Eastern Division lead after snapping their seven-game winning streak in Quincy tonight, dropping a  7 to 3 decision.  Two unearned runs scored by IFs John Valente (St. John's; 2 for 5) and Joe Murray (Loyola Marymount) in the 1st staked Lafayette to an early lead, but a three-run... Continue Reading
June 25 2016

Aviators Secure Seventh Straight Win

After what had the potential to be another close game for the Aviators, a win is pulled off against the Quincy Gems, securing the seventh game of the Aviators’ win streak, taking a 11-7 win.   After a secured lead for the vast majority of the game, the Aviators began to slip defensively, letting the Gems gain their seven runs which beg... Continue Reading
June 24 2016

Aviators Continue Win Streak After Eleven

Eleven innings of play ended in a for your Aviators and a new addition to their recent win streak after taking a 4-3 decision against the Champion City Kings.   A home run by Evan Kennedy (Purdue University) in the second was thought to be the run that carried the Aviators for the remaining seven innings, but a strong offensive come back by... Continue Reading
June 23 2016

Aviators Sweep Chillicothe in Second DH

Your Aviators continue their win streak in game one of the DH against the Chillicothe Paints tonight, leaving with an 8-5 winning decision.   In the bottom of the second inning, the Aviators were pushing for a tie game when Riley Benner (Saint Joseph’s College), whipped up a double to tie the game at fives, then came in himself to tak... Continue Reading
June 21 2016

Aviators Take 4-0 Decision Against Drones

After sweeping a doubleheader against the Sliders this weekend, the Aviators came back for more against the DuPage Drones, taking the 4-0 lead and keeping it through five innings. Steven Skolarz (Loyola Marymount) was the winning pitcher for the Aviators, keeping the Drones out of the game for seven whole innings. Tonight's player of the game was... Continue Reading
June 19 2016

Aviators Take DH Against Springfield Sliders

A defensive battle broke out today in Loeb for game one of two tonight against the Springfield Sliders.  Eventually you Aviators took the lead in the eighth inning with an ending score of 1-0.   A deadlocked blank board left fans wondering who was going to score the one point to end game one of the double header between the Aviators and... Continue Reading
June 18 2016

Aviators Face Defeat After Attempted Two Out Rally

Your Aviators took a tough hit tonight, dropping the decision against the Chillicothe Paints 6-4.   After blanking five consecutive frames, the Aviators tried for a two out rally in the ninth, leaving bases loaded after a backwards K from Riley Benner (Saint Joseph’s University), the attempted rally was no match for the extreme side-a... Continue Reading
June 17 2016

Aviators Fall in 10-8 Decision Against Chillicothe Paints

Another close game for the Aviators left fans sweating until the last half inning of the match up with the Chillicothe Paints. Ultimately The Paints took the close victory, but neither team was willing to go down without a fight.   Three runs were walked in for the Aviators leaving only five earned, this helping their lead throughout the fir... Continue Reading
June 16 2016

Aviators Take Win In Extras

After previously splitting a two game series with the Champion City Kings, the Aviators pulled a win from a game which remained tied or within a one-run deficit throughout its entirety and dragged into extras with the continuing 8 run tie game, ending with a score of 9-8 in the twelfth.   The Aviators and Kings fought furiously throughout t... Continue Reading