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Junior Colyn O’Connell was one of five FAU players selected during the 2016 MLB Draft. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor.

Baseball: Five Owls selected in 2016 MLB Draft

June 12, 2016

Five Florida Atlantic baseball players were selected during the 2016 Major League Baseball 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.

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.

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.

Senior right fielder Christian Dicks takes a swing during the Owls game versus Florida Gulf Coast University on April 19. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball: Owls drop game against UCF

April 26, 2016

Coming off a win against Florida International University on Sunday, Florida Atlantic baseball picked up a loss against the Knights from the University of Central Florida on Tuesday night.

Junior pitcher Colyn O'Connell has recorded an ERA of 1.50 after 15 appearances this season. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball, softball pitching among country’s best

April 25, 2016

Two similarities exist between Florida Atlantic’s softball and baseball team’s seasons.

The lone senior starting pitcher on the team, senior Brendon Rhodes has four wins this season. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Baseball: Midseason report card

April 22, 2016

College baseball has reached the midway point of the season and Florida Atlantic’s team sits in a first-place tie for the Conference USA lead and is ranked No. 12 in the nation, according to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Redshirt sophomore David McKay pitches versus the University of Miami Wednesday. Brendan Feeney | Sports Editor

Baseball: Owls upset No. 1 ranked Hurricanes in Miami

April 20, 2016

After rain caused the No. 17 ranked Florida Atlantic and No. 1 University of Miami baseball teams to have to wait three weeks later than anticipated to meet for the first time this year, the Owls took home a 4-3 victory.

Senior pitcher Brandon Rhodes talks to freshman pitcher Eric Keating during FAU's game versus the St. Louis Cardinals on March 2. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball: Extra innings, controversy doom Owls at Florida Gulf Coast

April 12, 2016

Trailing by one run at the top of the ninth inning, Florida Atlantic sophomore right fielder Jose Bonilla Traverso stepped up to the plate with two outs. He laced the game-tying single to left field, pushing the No. 16 Owls into their third extra-inning game in their last five games.

Photo by Max Jackson

Baseball: FAU bats explode in 11th inning of first extra-inning game of the season against UCF

April 6, 2016

Florida Atlantic senior right fielder Brett Lashley started a scoreless 11th inning by cracking a single to the left field, bringing home sophomore catcher Gunnar Lambert as part of five-run inning at the top of the 11th for FAU.

Shortstop CJ Chatham (10) laughs as the sprinklers come on by accident during the sixth inning of FAU's 10-8 loss to the Florida Gators on Feb. 24, 2015. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Baseball: No. 19 Owls fall to No. 1 Florida Gators

March 23, 2016

Florida Atlantic junior second baseman Stephen Kerr led off the game in an ideal way against the consensus No. 1 ranked University of Florida Gators, taking the game’s second pitch over the left field wall for a lead-off home run.