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Tiger Baseball player Casey Combs joins the MLB

June 6, 2019

Tiger Baseball player Casey Combs joins MLB

For the third time in University history, an East Texas Baptist University Baseball player has been selected in the Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Joining the ranks of Tim Brown (1980, New York Mets) and Tyler Bates (2016, Los Angeles Angels), Casey Combs was picked as #801 in the twenty-seventh round by the Miami Marlins. Combs was the fourth NCAA Division III athlete chosen in the draft and only one of nine overall.

Baseball TAME DR

December 21, 2017

ETBU Baseball travels to the Dominican Republic

The East Texas Baptist University Baseball team traveled to the Dominican Republic (DR) on Sunday, December 10 through Sunday, December 17 as a part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME) program.  Fifty-one student-athletes engaged in sports ministry with clinics for children and neighborhood renewal with home improvements. The Tigers also played four games, including two games against Dominican winter league teams and two Dominican national teams.

July 27, 2016

Bateman signs with East Texas Baptist

Joe Elerson, Athens Daily Review

Athens graduate Jeremy Bateman signed a baseball college letter of intent Wednesday making him the third player to sign from last year's class.

Bateman will be joining the East Texas Baptist University Tigers in Marshall. He leaves for the first day of class Aug. 17 to get ready for his studies as a physical therapist.

July 22, 2016

ETBU Named ABCA Team Excellence Award Winner

MARSHALL, Texas - Awards keep piling up for the 2016 East Texas Baptist University baseball team as they have been named an ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) Team Excellence Award winner. This honor goes to programs that have a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

ETBU was just one of four programs in Texas that earned the award in NCAA Division III. They were also just one of two ASC (American Southwest Conference) teams to be recognized. Mary Hardin-Baylor and SCAC programs Southwestern University and Schreiner University also earned the honor. 

June 1, 2016

Combs is CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year

CoSIDA: AUSTIN, Texas (6/1/16) – Finishing out a stellar year of awards for East Texas Baptist University baseball, Conner Combs has earned the highest academic award by CoSIDA for NCAA Division III. Selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), he has been voted the Academic All-American of the Year for NCAA Division III baseball and is also an Academic All-American.