In their final season as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference, the Creighton Baseball team had four Jays earn All-MVC Recognition.
Behind 7.2 innings of one-hit ball from freshman Matt Warren, the Creighton Baseball team downed South Dakota State, 7-1, on Wednesday, May 8. The win lifted the Jays to 26-13 on the season, while the Jackrabbits fell to 25-17 overall.
Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott has announced that Steve Merfeld will be promoted to a newly-created role as Director of Player Development, while Patrick Sellers will replace Merfeld as an assistant coach with the program.
Creighton sophomore Jake Peter was one of 24 players named to the 2013 Olerud Award Watch List for the 2013 Two-Way Player of the Year Award presented by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.
Junior Federico Castagnini earned his second MVC Player of the Week nod on Monday, April 22. Castagnini is the first Bluejay to win the award twice in 2013 (also claimed it on April 8), the last Jay to do so in one season was Trever Adams in 2011 (March 14 & April 18).
Creighton forward Doug McDermott has been named the District VI Player of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association.He is Creighton's first player honored as District Player of the Year by the USBWA since Kyle Korver in 2002-03.