A three-run bottom of the eighth inning was too much to overcome as the fourth seeded Wilmington University baseball team fell to fifth seeded NYIT, 6-3, in the NCAA Division II East 1 Regional Final on Saturday at Bonomo Field on the campus of Adelphi University.
The Wildcats won two games Friday to keep their season alive, defeating top seed and host Adelphi, 14-5, before battling with #8 Franklin Pierce to the final out, coming out out top, 12-10. The bats came alive for the Wildcats, smacking 13 hits against Adelphi and 16 more hits against Franklin Pierce. The Ravens had the bases loaded and no outs in the 7th, but Quintin Ivy caught a foul ball and threw the runner out at the plate for a double play, keepnig momentum on the Wildcats' side. The Wildcats advance to the NCAA DII East 1 Regional Tournament Championship on Saturday, needing to defeat #5 NYIT twice to advance to the Super Regionals. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
With back-to-back wins over No. 1 Adelphi, 14-5, and No. 8 Franklin Pierce, 12-10, on Friday afternoon at Bonomo Field, No. 4 Wilmington University baseball stays alive to advance to the NCAA Division II East I Final against No. 5 NYIT tomorrow afternoon.
The Wilmington University baseball threw the first punch in the opening round of the NCAA Division II East 1 Regional Tournament on Thursday, but NYIT fought back and held a 6-3 lead after the 4th inning. The WIldcats scored seven runs in the bottom of the ninth to force extras, but NYIT came out and scored three unearned runs in the top of the 10th to take the game, 10-7. Max Carney had three hits and two RBI for the Wildcats while Kendall Small had two hits with a two-run double in the ninth. The Wildcats fall into the loser's bracket and will play top seed and host Adelphi on Friday at noon. Copyright 2019; WIlmington University. All rights reserved.
A day ahead of the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament, the Wilmington University baseball team learned that five student-athletes were named a 2019 Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-East Region, including junior Eddie Nevins being named the East Region Player of the Year.
Down to its final chance in regulation, the fourth seeded Wilmington University baseball team scored four in the bottom of the ninth to force extras, but fifth seeded NYIT had the last laugh, 10-7, in the opening round of the NCAA Division II East 1 Regional Tournament hosted by Adelphi on Thursday.
The Wilmington University baseball team could sit back and enjoy the NCAA Division II Baseball Selection Show, as it knew it was in the field, but they learned who and where as the NCAA announced the field of 56 participants on Sunday night.
Last year it took the performance of the pitching staff of the Wilmington University baseball team to claim the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship, but the 2019 version was led by the bats, as the Wildcats won back-to-back titles with a 14-8 victory over Dominican on Saturday afternoon at Municipal Stadium.
WATERBURY, Conn. – Down 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning, South Division No. 2 seeded Wilmington University baseball’s Luke Johnson hit a three-run home run to give the Wildcats a 5-3 lead over North Division No. 2 seeded Dominican to help advance Wilmington to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship on Saturday afternoon in Waterbury, Connecticut.
Two runs in the bottom of the sixth gave South Division No. 2 seeded Wilmington University baseball a 2-1 lead over South Division No. 4 Jefferson, which would be enough to take game one of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury, Connecticut.
The 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Double Elimination Tournament begins on Thursday and the Wildcats secured their spot with a win over North Division No. 3 Nyack, 14-3, and will now play South Division No. 4 Jefferson at Post University in Waterbury, Conn.
Highlighted by the 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Year in Eddie Nevins, the Wilmington University baseball team placed 10 student-athletes on the 2019 CACC All-Conference Teams, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
The Wilmington University baseball team has a chance to defend its Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship, as they defeated Nyack, 14-3, in the Play-In Game on Saturday at Wilson Field.
The Wildcats gave themselves a chance to defend their CACC Tournament Championship by defeating Nhack, 14-3, in the Play-In at WIlson Field on Saturday. Luke Johnson hit his 11th homer of the season to get things started before the Wildcats used a four-run fifth and a six-run sixth to pull away from the Warriors. Quintin Ivy and Max Carney had three hits each while Luke Johnson and Carney led the offense with four RBI each. Dan Hyatt went 7 innings and struck out 7, allowing two unearned runs on four hits. Kyle Maxwell pitched the final two innings with three strikeouts. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Down 4-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Luke Johnson gave the Wildcats the first lead of the game with a three-run home run, which helped them defeat No. 9 Millersville, 10-6, in their final game of the regular season at Wilson Field on Tuesday.
The Wilmington University clinched the CACC South Division's No. 3 seed on the last day of the CACC regular season on Sunday, beating the Rams, 13-1 and 6-5 (8 inn.). Luke Johnson hit three homers on the day, two in game one, while Frank Nigro and Matt Stepnoski also blasted bombs. Dakota Graham came through with a walk-off single in the btotom of the eighth to pick up the sweep. Brad Scull threw six strong innings in his second outing from the injury list before Noah Latshaw struck out five in four innings in a game two start. Zach Frederick got the win in game two, with two punchouts in the eighth. The Wildcats are now 33-16, 21-11 in CACC play. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
With the spring athletic regular seasons coming to a close, Wilmington University athletics earned three student-athletes to this week’s Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the commissioner on Monday.
With a 13-1 game one victory and a 6-5 walk-off win in the bottom of the eighth inning in game two, the Wilmington University baseball team earned the sweep against Jefferson Sunday afternoon for Senior Day at Wilson Field.
The Wilmington University baseball team split its Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Jefferson, losing the first game, 5-2, but coming back to win the second game in the 13th inning, 8-7, at Alumni Field on Wednesday afternoon.
With four runs in the top of the third inning, the Wilmington University baseball team took the lead before defeating the University of the Sciences, 7-3, to win the 2019 Bill Giles Invitational held at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday afternoon.
After going 2-0 and 4-0 last week, respectively, Wilmington University’s baseball and softball teams earned four Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Players of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday.
The Wildcats split with Felician on Friday at Wilson Field, winning game one, 15-4, behind six strong inning from Sean Deely. Dakota Graham went 3-for-3 with four RBI, including a two-run homer while Brooks RYan went 3-for-5 with a three-run monster shot and five RBI. Frank Nigro also homered for the Wildcats, a solo shot in a 2-for-3 performance. Dakota Graham reached base in all 10 plate appearances on Friday, six times in the opener and all four times in the night cap. Eddie Nevins, Max Carney, and Brett Nowell also had two hits for the Wildcats in the opener. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
The Wilmington University baseball team split their final regular season doubleheader with Felician, winning the first game, 15-4, before losing the second, 18-12 in five innings at Wilson Field on Friday afternoon.