Lafayette Aviators Headlines

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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
July 21 2016

Aviators Take Sweep Against Blue Sox

That’s a sweep for your Aviators over the Butler Blue Sox after a 7-2 victory on the road.   Joe Murray (Loyola Marymount University)  was tonight’s player of the game after going 3-3 at the plate and singled in the fifth, eighth, and ninth innings. The Aviators relied on Evan Warden (Purdue University) to dish out six inni... Continue Reading
July 20 2016

Aviators Out Of Slump With 11-3 Victory

The Aviators finally find their way out of what seemed to be a bottomless rut, winning tonight’s matchup against the Butler Blue Sox with a 11-2 score.   Six runs in the first three innings allowed the Lafayette Aviators to put the game away early, and a two-run single by Bryce Evans (Flagler College) in the second inning helped the L... Continue Reading
July 19 2016

Aviators Drop 6-4 Decision to Champion City

Your Aviators extend their losing streak to five games as they lost in Champion City tonight, 6 to 4. Lafayette led, 4 to 1, after two innings of play, but four walks led to a four-run fourth inning for the Kings, giving them the lead for good. Ace’s Aviator of the Game was Joe Murray (Loyola Marymount) after going 2 for 5 with a run scored a... Continue Reading