Division 3 New England Regionals: Day 1 Recap

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Courtesy of Little East Conference (Bob Molta Photo)

The College Baseball Blog was in attendance on May 13th for the first day of action in the 2009 Division 3 New England Regional in Mansfield Connecticut. The first game of the day featured WPI taking on Suffolk College which was won by WPI by a score of 7-6. The game was WPI’s first in the NCAA Tournament in the 106 year history of their program. The second game of the day featured Babson taking on the host school of Eastern Connecticut State. Babson used a big seven run second inning to grab a 9-0 lead and hold on for a 10-6 victory. The third game of the day saw Trinity (CT) take on Westfield State. The Bantams were able to get a James Wood homer which gave them the lead for good as they picked up the 6-4 victory. The final game of the night saw Southern Maine take on Husson. Southern Maine was able to pick up a 5-4 ten inning victory on a Mike Eaton single to right field.

Game 1: WPI 7 Suffolk 6
Game 2: Babson 10 Eastern Connecticut State 6
Game 3: Trinity (CT) 6 Westfield State 4
Game 4: Southern Maine 5 Husson 4