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.
Baseball Stays Alive with Back-to-Back wins Over No. 1 Adelphi and No. 8 Franklin Pierce; Advance to East I Region Final Game
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.
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.
Wildcats Throw First Punch, Force Extras, But NYIT Has Last Laugh, 10-7, in NCAA DII East 1 Regional Opener
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.
BACK-TO-BACK: Bats Come Alive in CACC Championship Game as Wildcats Claim Eighth Title, 14-8, over Dominican
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.