Worcester State Baseball Earns Seventh Seed in NCAA Division III New England Regional

Worcester State Baseball Earns Seventh Seed in NCAA Division III New England Regional

NCAA Release | Regional Schedules | Tournament Central

WORCESTER, Mass. – On Monday (May 15) the NCAA announced the 56 teams that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, placing the MASCAC Tournament Champions, Worcester State, at the seventh seed in the New England Regional.

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