Wilmington Receives Bid to 2018 NCAA Division II East Region Baseball Tournament

Wilmington Receives Bid to 2018 NCAA Division II East Region Baseball Tournament

Courtesy of Wilmington University Athletics

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (May 14, 2018) -- The Wilmington University baseball team earned the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference's automatic berth into the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament and was named the No. 7 seed in the upcoming tournament hosted by New Haven at Finnerty Field on the campus of Pace University.

The Wildcats (34-19) will face the East Coast Champion and reigning East Regional Tournament Champion No. 2 seed St. Thomas Aquinas in the first round on Thursday afternoon.

It is the eighth time the Wildcats have advanced to the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament in its NCAA era, dating back to the 2005 season.

Tournament Information

Tournament Central Link

Tickets:
$8.00 for Adults
$5.00 for Children and Seniors

2018 NCAA Division II East Region Championship Schedule

Thursday, May 17 - at Finnerty Field (Pleasantville, N.Y.)
Game 1 :: No. 3 Le Moyne (33-15-1) vs. No. 6 Merrimack (31-19) :: 11:00 a.m.
Game 2 :: No. 2 St. Thomas Aquinas (36-13) vs. No. 7 Wilmington (Del.) (33-19) :: 3:00 p.m.
Game 3 :: No. 4 Southern New Hampshire (35-15) vs. No. 5 Franklin Pierce (32-13) :: 7:00 p.m.

Friday, May 18 - at Finnerty Field (Pleasantville, N.Y.)
Game 4 :: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 :: 11:00 a.m. :: elimination game
Game 5 :: No. 1 New Haven (37-10) vs. Winner Game 3:: 3:00 p.m.
Game 6 :: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 :: 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 19 - at Finnerty Field (Pleasantville, N.Y.)
Game 7 :: Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 5 :: 11:00 a.m. :: elimination game
Game 8 :: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 6 :: 3:00 p.m. :: elimination game
Game 9 :: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6 :: 7:00 p.m. 

Sunday, May 20 - at Finnerty Field (Pleasantville, N.Y.)
Game 10 :: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8 :: 12:00 p.m. :: elimination game
Game 11 :: Winner Game 10 vs. Loser Game 9 :: 4:00 p.m. :: elimination game

Championship - Monday, May 21 - at Finnerty Field (Pleasantville, N.Y.)
Game 12 :: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 11 :: 12:00 p.m. 
Game 13 (if necessary) :: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 11 :: 4:00 p.m.


ABOUT THE CACC
The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.