Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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June 27 2017


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 DIAMONDS IN THE SKY June 27, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Rough start to kick off the new week, as six runs were scored of off only four homeruns for Quincy, and leaving the Aviators behind in the dust. Justin Smith hit another homerun to make that back-to-back games where he has went yard. Sleeman and Ham... Continue Reading
June 25 2017


Sunday, June 25, 2017 AVIATORS TEE OFF June 25, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Not a repeat from last night! In what started off as a pitcher's duel until the 4th, Ethan Crout decided to start off the festivities, slamming a solo shot past the left field wall. Jeff Hightower wanted in and went yard again, and to top it off... Continue Reading
June 24 2017


Saturday, June 24, 2017 AVIATORS DEMOLISH DANS June 24, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Record breaking for Depperman in today's game, with 13 strikeouts dealing through 6 full innings. King extends his hitting streak to 4 games, and Crout hit is 5th hit in a row. A fantastic pitching performance from not only Depperman, but Olmstead and Sanchez... Continue Reading
June 23 2017


DOUBLE HEADER SPLIT June 23, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Aviators fall hard in the first game after a blown lead to the Danville Dans, losing 8-5. Evan Giles (Indiana State Univ) came out strong and pitched efficiently throughout 5 2/3s. While Game 2 started late, and ended even later, fans stayed and cheered the Aviators on, resulting in a&nbs... Continue Reading
August 3 2016

Aviators Give Fans Big Home Finale Win

Your Aviators grab their second in a row after a win against the Danville Dans resulting in a 5-2 decision.   The Aviators started strong on both defense and offense tonight, scoring four out of five runs within the first two innings including an RBI double from Evan Warden (Purdue University). Defensively, the Aviators fielding with the hel... Continue Reading
August 2 2016

Aviators Take Another HWY 26 Win

The Aviators take a big one home tonight, ending the last home matchup with the Kokomo Jackrabbits with a 9-1 lead.   After a stiff 1-0 board throughout the first four innings, a home run from Griffin Robinson (Saint Louis University) set the pace for a huge deficit in favor of your Aviators, setting himself up to be tonight’s player o... Continue Reading
July 31 2016

Aviators Let Close One Slip To Drones

The Aviators let a close one slip today after ending the matchup with the DuPage Drones trailing 5-4.   Joe Murray (Loyola Marymount University) tried his hand at saving the game, going 3-5 with a double, Evan Warden (Purdue University) made his 16th appearance on the bump, putting in 4.1 innings of work, giving up no runs 2 hits and 1 K. ... Continue Reading
July 30 2016

Aviators drop 14-1 Matchup With DuPage

After a valiant effort, the Aviators were not able to keep up with the DuPage Drones, and ended up dropping a 5-1 matchup.   A steady three-four run deficit kept Aviators fans on their toes throughout the first eight innings, hopefully of a big rally. A long and eventful top of the ninth, however, left the Aviators struggling to come back af... Continue Reading
July 27 2016

Aviators Drop Close Call To Springfield

Your Aviators drop a close one tonight, ending in a 4-3 decision against the Springfield Sliders.   Despite strong offensive efforts from the Aviators including a double RBI single from Riley Benner (Saint Joseph's College) and an RBI double from John Holleran (Benedict College), the Aviators fell just short of another victory over the Sprin... Continue Reading
July 26 2016

Aviators Take 6-3 Win Over Springfield

The Aviators grab a big W tonight against the Springfield Sliders, maintaining a 6-3 decision.   Three consecutive runs were put up by your Aviators in the first, second, and third, one of which being a home run from Evan Kennedy (Purdue University) made for a smooth ride throughout the following six. The Sliders were allowed three between t... Continue Reading