Teams: Baseball: Press
Monday, May 17, 2010
JUMBOS EARN TOP SEED IN NCAA BASEBALL REGIONAL AT
|Senior captain Alex Perry and the rest of
the Jumbos open NCAA play on Wednesday
-- With a 31-5 record and their second New England Small College
Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship under their belt, the 2010
Tufts University baseball team was granted the #1 seed in the NCAA
Division III Championship Regional to be played this week at Eastern
Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Conn.
The Jumbos will face eight-seed St. Joseph's College of Maine
(32-11) in the first round on Wednesday (May 19) at 1:15 pm. The
other first-round match-ups include #4 Eastern Connecticut vs. #5
Worcester State at 10 am, #3 Western New England vs. #6 Westfield
State at 4:30 pm, and #2 Wheaton vs. #7 UMass Boston at 7:45 pm.
Play continues through Sunday, if necessary.
This is the third NCAA Tournament appearance for Coach John Casey's
Jumbos. Tufts has a 2-4 record overall at the NCAA Regional. They
lost both of their games in 1995, and then split four games in 2002.
More information will be posted later.
Division III Baseball Regional Website