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USI Baseball Earns At-Large Bid, to NCAA Tournament

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The University of Southern Indiana baseball team received an at-large berth to the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional as the seventh seed. The regional will be hosted by top-seeded University of Illinois Springfield May 17-21 at Robin Roberts Stadium at Lanphier Park in Springfield, Illinois.

The Screaming Eagles (32-21) are making their eighth appearance in the Midwest Regional in the last 12 seasons and their 14th appearance overall in the NCAA II Tournament. USI has won the Midwest Regional four times (2007, 2010, 2014, 2016) and the NCAA II National Championship twice (2010, 2014).

USI's first round opponent is second-seeded Bellarmine University (34-20). First pitch for USI's first round game is to be announced.

In addition to the USI and Bellarmine, the regional includes top-seeded and second ranked Illinois Springfield (45-7); third-seeded Northwood University (38-14); fourth-seeded Ohio Dominican (32-15); fifth-seeded Quincy University (39-16); sixth-seeded Ashland University (32-20); and eighth-seeded Hillsdale College (26-28).
 
Coverage of all of the Screaming Eagles' action in the NCAA II Midwest Regional can be found on GoUSIEagles.com

Regional champions will advance to the double-elimination championship finals May 26-June 2 at The USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina. More information about the NCAA II Baseball Tournament can be found at NCAA.com.
 

Courtesy:  USI Sports Information Dept.  Copyright 2018, WFIE, All rights reserved.

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