Niagara Purple Eagles baseball

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Niagara Purple Eagles
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Founded1949 (1949)
UniversityNiagara University
Head coachRob McCoy (6th season)
ConferenceMAAC
LocationLewiston, New York
Home stadiumJohn P. Bobo Field
NicknamePurple Eagles
ColorsPurple and White[1]
         
Conference champions
1997

The Niagara Purple Eagles baseball team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of Niagara University in Lewiston, New York, United States.[2] The team is a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. The team plays its home games at John P. Bobo Field in Lewiston, New York.[3] The Purple Eagles are coached by Rob McCoy.

Year-by-year results[edit]

Below is a table of the program's year-by-year results.[4][5]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Independent (1949–1985)
1949 3–5
1950 9–2
1951 8–3
1952 4–8
1953 7–5
1954 6–3–1
1955 2–7
1956 5–6
1957 4–7
1958 8–4
1959 5–6–1
1960 2–5
1961 5–8
1962 5–7–1
1963 5–7
1964 3–8
1965 1–9
1966 3–6
1967
1968
1969
1970 5–12
1971 16–4
1972 21–4
1973 12–3
1974 13–9
1975 29–13–1
1976 9–15
1977 10–9
1978 9–11
1979 5–21–1
1980 11–16
1981 11–16–1
1982 13–19
1983 9–13
1984
1985 9–22
Independent: 267–293–6[6]
Eastern College Athletic Conference (1986–1989)
1986 9–26 4–10 5th (Upstate New York)
1987 8–22 4–13 5th (Upstate New York)
1988 12–26 6–9 5th (Upstate New York)
1989 Jim Mauro 12–19 5–6 3rd (Upstate New York)
ECAC: 41–93 19–38
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (1990–present)
1990 Jim Mauro 11–22 4–8 t-4th (North)
1991 Jim Mauro 12–24 5–12 4th (North)
1992 Jim Mauro 15–18 7–11 3rd (North)
1993 Jim Mauro 12–19 6–12 4th (North)
1994 Jim Mauro 9–29 2–16 4th (North)
1995 Jim Mauro 14–26 3–15 4th (North)
1996 Jim Mauro 14–20 7–11 3rd (North)
1997 Jim Mauro 17–21 11–7 1st (North) MAAC Tournament
1998 Jim Mauro 17–23–1 11–15 t-3rd (North)
1999 Jim Mauro 13–22–1 11–14 4th (North)
2000 Jim Mauro 16–25 13–13 6th
2001 Jim Mauro 25–20 15–11 5th
2002 Mike McRae 12–34 9–17 8th
2003 Mike McRae 26–25 16–10 t-3rd MAAC Tournament
2004 Mike McRae 27–27 16–9 t-2nd MAAC Tournament
2005 Chris Chernisky 25–28 16–9 4th MAAC Tournament
2006 Chris Chernisky 28–26 17–10 t-3rd MAAC Tournament
2007[7] Chris Chernisky 15–32 3–21 10th
2008[8] Chris Chernisky 22–28 10–14 6th
2009[9] Rob McCoy 20–35 14–10 t-4th
2010[10] Rob McCoy 17–36 13–11 t-5th
2011[11] Rob McCoy 8–40 5–19 9th
2012[12] Rob McCoy 19–29 7–16 9th
2013[13] Rob McCoy 16–38 9–15
MAAC: 394–609–2 221–291
Total: 702–995–8[6]

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Major League Baseball[edit]

Niagara has had 16 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niagara University Athletic Department Quick Facts". August 2, 2011. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Niagara Purple Eagles". d1baseball.com. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
  3. ^ "Bobo Field – Niagara Purple Eagles - Stadium Journey". Stadiumjourney.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  4. ^ Boyd's World Yearly Standings Archived 2012-06-13 at WebCite at BoydsWorld.com. Accessed 25 January 2013.
  5. ^ "2012 Niagara Purple Eagles Baseball Media Guide". Niagara Sports Information. Retrieved 26 January 2013.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ a b Records unavailable for 1967–1969 and 1984.
  7. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - 2007 Baseball Stats" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - 2008 Baseball Stats" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  9. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - 2009 Baseball Stats" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - 2010 Baseball Stats" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - 2011 Baseball Stats" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - bbtc051812" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Niagara University Purple Eagle Athletics - BB 5-17-13 FInal" (PDF). Purpleeagles.com. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  14. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "Niagara University (Lewiston, NY)"". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-06-09.

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