Worcester State University (20-20) is scheduled to play the Middle Atlantic Conference-Commonwealth champions, Arcadia University (32-11) in the first round of the tournament on Thursday (May 18). The game is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Whitehouse Field in Harwich, Mass.
Also competing in the Division III New England Baseball Regional Championship are UMass Boston (Little East Conference), St. John Fisher College (Empire 8 Conference), Salve Regina University (Commonwealth Coast Conference), Babson College (New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference), Suffolk University (Great Northeast Athletic Conference), and Penn State University-Berks (North Eastern Athletic Conference).
Tickets for each game of the tournament are $3.00 per game. All-tournament passes will also be sold on the opening day of the championship for $30.00
Six teams will compete at four regional sites and eight teams will compete at four regional sites. All regionals will use double-elimination format. Forty-one conference champions qualified automatically.
Winners of the eight regional tournaments will qualify for the double-elimination championship at Fox Cities in Appleton, Wisconsin, Friday-Tuesday/Wednesday, May 26-30/31, 2017.
Release courtesy of Worcester State Sports Information