Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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November 7 2017


For Immediate ReleaseContact: Zach   AVIATORS ANNOUNCE NEW HEAD COACH  Lafayette, INDIANA (November 7, 2017) – As the Lafayette Aviators begin the process of building their team for the 2018 season, the team announced today the man leading the charge. Will Arnold was named the Aviators’ ... Continue Reading
August 13 2017

Aviators Win Prospect League Championship

  BUTLER, Pa. - The Lafayette Aviators used some timely pitching and an early home run to control Game Three of the Prospect League Championship Series at Butler's Kelly Automotive Park and then pulled away late with a 10-run ninth en-route to securing the franchise's first Prospect League Championship. Evan Kennedy (Purdue Univers... Continue Reading
August 2 2017

Aviators Split Double Header

Aviators Split Double Header August 1, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – In game one, the Aviators routed the Jackrabbits in 7 innings, as Brian Sharp and Noah McGowan both went yard twice, and Schrader belting one as well. An impressive performance from Alex Moore throughout the night only allowing five hits and throwing five strikeouts for an Aviat... Continue Reading
July 27 2017

Aviators Win Over Rex

Aviators Win Over Rex July 27, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – With an inner conference WIN, the Aviators cushion their 1st place standing in the western conference. Noah McGowan demolished his first home run as an Aviator, helping stretch our lead to 3-1 in the 7th inning. The first two runs came from two errors by the Terre Haute second baseman i... Continue Reading
July 26 2017

Aviators Topple the Turtles

Aviators Topple the Turtles. July 26, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Explosive bats today as the RBI’s rained in. Beaman went on for 3 RBI’s , 2 RBI’s for Parks, and 2 RBI’s for Bridis. Phelps went for an impressive 5 innings and 4 K’s, while Snoop came in to relieve for 3 innings with one strikeout while Schweger att... Continue Reading
July 23 2017

Kokomo’s Nightmare Before Christmas

Kokomo’s Nightmare Before Christmas July 23, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Aviators snag game one in a dominant performance as we WIN 12-4 over 7 innings. Parks and McAlister hit their own solo shots, Parks had two RBI’s from a single in the first inning. Schrader went 2 for 3 to further the stats. Beaman and Potts both struck out two... Continue Reading
July 19 2017


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 AVIATORS TIP THE SLIDERS July 19, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – COMEBACK WIN! While the Aviators struggled early on going down 6-0 in the third inning, the bats woke up in tremendous strength in the sixth as Beaman hit a stand up RBI triple, Evan Kennedy with an RBI double, and then the big bats came with Brian Sh... Continue Reading
July 15 2017


Saturday, July 15, 2017 AVIATORS SPLIT WITH KOKOMO July 15, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – In game one, the Aviators faired an even game, until the second half when they opened up the bats. Evan Kennedy hit two homeruns, Trey Bridis smacked a deep triple, and Justin Smith hit a double scoring one. Beaman started the match, with five strikeouts, a... Continue Reading
July 14 2017


Friday, July 14 2017 AVIATORS DECAFFINATE REX July 14, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – Aviators tee-off on the REX as they snag 13 hits throughout the night. Player of the Game is awarded to Brian Sharp as he collected two hits and two RBI's with a sac-fly. Brids hit a solo shot to left field, and McAlister hit a two run double to left as w... Continue Reading
July 5 2017


Wednesday, July 5, 2017 AVIATORS WRECK THE REX July 5, 2017 LAFAYETTE, IND. – An absolute stomping of the REX leads the Aviators to a 14-8 WIN. Cory Heffron demolishes a 3 run-shot o right field, which gave the Aviators the 6-4 lead and Beaman led the night with 5 RBI's. Dougie Parks also had 3 RBI's going 3 for 6.&n... Continue Reading