October 31, 2014

NCAA Div. 3 baseball Regionals start Wednesday

UW-Stevens Point won the regular season WIAC Baseball title.  For their efforts, they’re the 2-seed in the Midwest Regional which opens tomorrow at UW-Whitewater.  The Pointers (35-9) will open play at 3pm against the 5-seed, Benedictine University (32-10), which received an at-large birth out of the Northern Athletics Conference.

The host team, Whitewater (34-7) also received an at large bid and is seeded No. 3.  The Warhawks will open play at 6pm against No. 4 Case Western Reserve (27-12), which is making its second NCAA tournament appearance.

St. Thomas (33-5) is the top seed.  They’ve won 25 of their last 26 games and will face the 6-seed, St. Scholastica (27-9) at noon Wednesday.

In the Central Regional in Moline, Illinois, Ripon College (24-14) is the 6-seed and will take on top-seeded Webster University (32-9) at noon Wednesday.