Tag Archives: 2009 Division 3 NCAA Tournament

D3 Regionals: Trinity holds off Eastern to advance to World Series

MANSFIELD Conn. – Bases loaded. Two outs.

Trinity’s Jeremiah Bayer, the New England Pitcher of the Year, stared in at the plate. Looking back was Eastern senior Shawn Gilblair, the New England hitter of the year, up in the top of the ninth with his team trailing by one.

But in a matchup of the best players of the two top teams in the Division 3 New England regional, it was Bayer who won out, getting Gilblair to loft a short popup to shortstop to end the game and send the Bantams to the World Series in Grand Chute Wis. where they will look to defend their 2008 title. Continue reading

D3 Regionals: Warriors slay feisty Eagles

MANSFIELD Conn.- The Eastern Connecticut Warrior’s powerful offense flexed its muscles against Husson, proving to be too powerful for even the scrappy Eagles to overcome.

Eastern crushed four home runs among its eighteen hits and knocked Husson out of the Division III New England Regionals with a convincing 18-3 win. Continue reading

D3 Regionals: Trinity moves to 3-0 in tourney

MANSFIELD Conn. – The defending champs are sitting pretty.

Trinity, who posted a 45-1 mark and brought home the Division III National Championship last season, moved to 3-0 in New England Regional play with a convincing 14-0 win over WPI last night.

The evening win came after the Bantams downed Southern Maine 6-0 in the morning. Continue reading

NCAA Division 3 New England Regional Day 3 Recap

The College Baseball Blog sent writer Nate Owen to cover the Division 3 Regional in Mansfield Connecticut on Friday. The first game of the day featured Trinity (CT) taking on Southern Maine in a winner’s bracket game. Trinity was able to walk away with a 6-0 victory. The second game of the day saw Husson defeat Babson by a score of 10-6 to eliminate Babson. The third game of the day was between Eastern Connecticut and Southern Maine which was won by Eastern Connecticut by a score of 7-2 to end Southern Maine’s season. The final game of the night was a winner’s bracket matchup between WPI and Trinity. Trinity won the game in dominating fashion 14-0. Continue reading

NCAA Division III Baseball West Regional Day 2

Senior Tommy Rozell allowed just one hit over the final 3.2 innings of Friday's 5-3 win over Hendrix at the NCAA West Regional in McMinville, Ore. The Patriots will play again tomorrow at 3:30 PDT.

Senior Tommy Rozell allowed just one hit over the final 3.2 innings of Friday's 5-3 win over Hendrix at the NCAA West Regional in McMinville, Ore. The Patriots will play again tomorrow at 3:30 PDT.

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Texas-Tyler 5, Hendrix 3

MCMINVILLE, Ore. – The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to come from behind and eliminate Hendrix, 5-3, on Friday at the 2009 NCAA West Baseball Regional at Jim Wright Stadium in McMinville.
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D3: Fiesty Eagles rally to knock out Babson

MANSFIELD Conn. – Down 4-0 before they came to bat against Babson, Husson had little reason to be concerned.

The scrappy Eagles once again battled back for the third time in as many games, hustling their way to six runs in the fourth and three in the fifth to come away as 10-6 winners over the eighth seeded Beavers (23-19) in an elimination game at Eastern Connecticut Stadium. Continue reading

D3 Regional: Bayer leads Trinity over Southern Maine

MANSFIELD Conn. – In matchup between two conference pitchers of the year, runs figured to be tough to come by.

And they were.

Trinity senior Jeremiah Bayer, the NESAC Pitcher of the Year, and Southern Maine senior Tim Therrian (9-1), the Little East Pitcher of the Year, locked in a scoreless dual until the fifth, when the third seeded Bantams scored the first of their six runs on the game, which would be all would need to move to 2-0 in New England Regional of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Continue reading

Division 3 New England Regional Day 2 Recap

The College Baseball Blog writer Nate Owen was again in attendance during the second day of the NCAA Division 3 New England Regional hosted by Eastern Connecticut State. The first game of the day featured Eastern Connecticut getting an elimination game victory over 13-2 victory over Suffolk. The second elimination game that followed was between Husson University and Westfield State College. Husson would walk away with a 10-3 victory over Westfield State which ended their season. The third game of the day featured a winner’s bracket matchup between WPI and Babson. WPI was able to win the game by a score of 15-5 as they upped their record in the regional to 2-0. The final game of the night between Trinity (CT) and Southern Maine was postponed to Friday morning at 10 am. Continue reading

D3 Regional: WPI rolls over Babson

MANSFIELD Conn.- Dark clouds moved in as the sky started to open up in the middle of WPI and Babson’s second day NCAA regional game.

Unfortunately for eighth seeded Babson that wasn’t the only thing to open up as WPI’s offense exploded for a combined eleven runs in the fifth and sixth innings to pad their lead and coast to a 15-5 win. Continue reading

D3 Regional: Husson knocks out Westfield State

MANSFIELD Conn.- A sloppy seventh inning proved to to be the difference in the second game of Division III NCAA Regional action between Westfield State and Husson.

The Eagles scored six runs in the inning to turn a 3-2 deficit into an 8-3 advantage en route to a 10-3 victory.

“Today we came out and we battled,” Husson head coach Jason Harvey said. “We didn’t come up with some key hits until late in the game but [pitcher] Nate [Adams] kept us in the game and we capitalized on some of their errors.” Continue reading