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New Baseball Coach Brings Science, Sport Together

July 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

There’s more to baseball than what meets the batter’s eye, and young students of the game had an opportunity during the week of the All-Star Game to learn from the GCU staff at the Arizona Science Center and on campus.

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Slideshow: Spring Sports Reception

April 26, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ruth Nsubuga Athletes and coaches from all 10 of GCU’s spring sports teams were recognized Monday evening at a reception at the Phoenix home of Chief Executive Officer Brian Mueller. Only three of the teams — lacrosse, men’s volleyball and men’s tennis — have officially completed their 2011 seasons. Andy Stankiewicz, named Monday as the Antelopes’ new baseball coach, also attended the event.

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New Baseball Coach Has Big Plans for Program

April 26, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

A little guy who made the big leagues has been chosen to lead a little program with big ambitions. Andy Stankiewicz, 46, a 5-foot-9, 165-pound utility infielder for four teams in a seven-year career in Major League Baseball, became the fourth head baseball coach in GCU history on Monday and met briefly with the current Antelope squad that afternoon.

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Seniors Expect Big Things From ’Lopes Baseball

February 02, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

Seniors Tyler Bair and Colin Courtland have a feeling that a breakthrough season is on the way for GCU’s baseball team. The Antelopes are ranked ninth in the West Region and have been picked to finish second among five teams in the Pacific West Conference, behind Dixie State College. They’ll begin to see what they’ve got at 4 p.m. today and Thursday against visiting Arizona Christian University (formerly Southwestern College).

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Baseball Team, ARCH to Renew Friendly Rivalry

September 23, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

When the GCU baseball team takes the field on Wednesday, Nov. 29, for its exhibition game with the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped, one former Antelope will have a special interest in the occasion. That would be Marcus Edel, who played for the ‘Lopes and now works as director of health and wellness at ARCH, located at 15th Avenue and Colter Street in Phoenix.

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GCU Inducts Three Into Athletics Hall of Fame

February 03, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU honored three new inductees into its athletics Hall of Fame at the 2010 Homecoming Hall of Fame Dinner, Friday, January 29. The honorees included former baseball star Tim Salmon, ex-men’s basketball coach Ben Lindsey and the 1996 NCAA Division II national champion men’s soccer team. Tim Salmon Major League Baseball fans affectionately know Salmon as “King Fish.” A 14-year veteran of the Los Angeles Angels, he is considered one of the greatest players in the franchise’s history. The former right fielder and World Series champion also is recognized for hitting it out of the park for the families he supports through his many humanitarian projects, which earned him an honorary doctor of public service degree from GCU in 2006. Like most baseball players, Salmon’s journey began as a Little Leaguer in Long Beach, Calif. While he was a student at GCU in the mid-1980s, he set numerous baseball records, met his future wife, Marci, and began a spiritual relationship with his Savior. In 2009, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in applied management from GCU, completing the degree program that he started as a freshman in 1986. After three record-setting seasons at Brazell Stadium, Salmon made his major […]

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