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CJ Chatham (10) embraces Tyler Frank following Frank's first ever collegiate home run in last year's NCAA Miami regional. Photo by Max Jackson

Baseball: Replacing CJ Chatham

February 16, 2017

Florida Atlantic baseball’s Tyler Frank spent the majority his freshman season behind the plate, a position he hadn't played since his youth days. He surpassed expectations and earned a spot on Conference USA’s All-Freshman Team.

Illustration by Ivan Benavides

Opinion: College athletes don’t deserve a paycheck

December 2, 2016

College athletes are on a stage that most youth and high school athletes dream of reaching. They get to play their dream spor...

CJ Chatham became the highest drafted player in FAU baseball history after he was selected in the 2016 MLB Draft with the 51st pick by the Boston Red Sox. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball: CJ Chatham selected in 2016 MLB Draft

June 10, 2016

The Boston Red Sox selected Florida Atlantic junior shortstop CJ Chatham with the 51st overall pick of the 2016 MLB Draft.

Owls junior Shortstop CJ Chatham (10) swings at a pitch from Dirtbags pitcher Chris Mathewson (27) during FAU’s first game of the NCAA Regional Tournament. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Baseball: MLB Draft watch list

June 9, 2016

The Florida Atlantic baseball season just ended on Sunday, marking the start of the offseason for most players on the team. For a select few members of the team, their focus will shift toward the next chapter of their lives with the potential to be selected in the MLB Amateur Draft.

The Owls fall to 0-2 against the Hurricanes this season after their loss on Wednesday. Photo by Max Jackson

Baseball: Owls eliminated from NCAA Regional

June 5, 2016

Drawing a No. 2 seed in the University of Miami hosted NCAA Regional tournament, head coach John McCormack and Florida Atlantic baseball had their eyes on a potential rematch with the Hurricanes during the tournament.

Senior Stephen Kerr went 2-for-4 in the Owls loss to FGCU on Tuesday night. Photo by Max Jackson

Baseball: NCAA Regional Tournament Preview

June 1, 2016

After earning the first Conference USA regular season title in program history before falling short in the postseason conference tournament, Florida Atlantic baseball will return to the diamond on Friday, June 1 to compete in its 12th NCAA Regional Tournament in program history.

Head baseball coach John McCormack's bond with his team has helped it navigate the effects of himself and junior catcher Kevin Abraham having to battle cancer this past season.  Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Beyond the Diamond

May 27, 2016

Heading into the Conference USA tournament and potentially an appearance in the NCAA regional tournament, Florida Atlantic baseball's bond as a team has never been stronger.

Senior center fielder Billy Endris (left) congratulates junior second baseman Stephen Kerr after a home run against the University of Miami on April 20. Brendan Feeney | Sports Editor

Baseball: Rice and FAU split series after rain cancels tie-breaker

May 15, 2016

In a series featuring the two Owls of Conference USA, Mother Nature ultimately stood out the most, as rain lead to a postponement of one game and the cancellation of Sunday’s finale between No. 13 Rice University and No. 16 Florida Atlantic baseball.

Junior shortstop CJ Chatham slides safely past the tag of University of Southern Missippi senior pitcher Jake Winston after a passed ball in the bottom of the sixth inning of the team's April 30 game. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball: No. 17 FAU falls to No. 3 Miami

May 5, 2016

Following a second weather postponement between the two teams this season, No. 17 Florida Atlantic baseball (30-13) traveled to Coral Gables to take on the No. 3 University of Miami Hurricanes on Thursday night. Although FAU won its previous matchup 4-3 against the Hurricanes on April 20, Miami would even the season series at one win apiece following its 5-2 victory over the Owls.

FAU players chat in the dugout during their game Saturday against the University of Southern Missouri.  Ryan Lynch| Multimedia Editor

Baseball: Owls win 2-of-3 against Conference USA leading Southern Miss

May 1, 2016

The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles came to Boca Raton on Friday with a two-game lead over Florida Atlantic baseball and were one game ahead of Rice University, for the top spot of the Conference USA standings.

Photo courtesy of FAU Spirit Facebook page.

Top 10 moments of the 2015-2016 year in FAU Athletics

April 28, 2016

Florida Atlantic athletics experienced a rollercoaster year in 2015-2016.

Junior shortstop CJ Chatham takes a swing during the Owls' game versus the No. 1 ranked Miami Hurricanes last Wednesday. Brendan Feeney | Sports Editor

Baseball: Owls avoid being swept at FIU

April 24, 2016

Florida Atlantic baseball avoided being swept at Florida International University with a win in the series’ final game on Sunday.