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Panthers, Penmen Earn NE10 Regular-Season Titles; Claim Top Spots in NE10 Championship.
MANSFIELD, Mass. - Adelphi and Southern New Hampshire, a pair of teams ranked in the top 15 of the NCBWA Poll, earned regular-season titles in the Northeast 10 Conference and will enter the Baseball Championship this week as top seeds in their respective divisions - as announced by the league office on Saturday night. The Panthers are ranked No. 7 in the NCBWA Poll, while the Penmen are No. 15.
Adelphi won the Southwest Division crown after a remarkable season, going 34-6-1 overall (22-2-1 NE10) and finished the season going 20-1-1 in the final 22 games. Southern New Hampshire, the Northeast Division champions, went 36-11 (22-6 NE10) - while winning eight of its final nine contests. For the complete NE10 Baseball Championship seedings and schedule, please see below.
Bentley, Merrimack and Franklin Pierce join SNHU in the Northeast Division, while Pace, Le Moyne and Southern Connecticut fall in sequence behind Adelphi in the Southwest. The NE10 Baseball Championship quarterfinals are on Tuesday, May 7, with Championship Weekend scheduled for Thursday, May 9 through Saturday, May 11 - weather-dependent.
The highest remaining seed from the Southwest Division will host NE10 Championship Weekend and the final will be broadcast live on NE10 NOW on Saturday.
2019 NE10 Baseball Championship
- Southern New Hampshire (17-4)
- Bentley (15-6)
- Merrimack (14-7)
- Franklin Pierce (12-9)
- Adelphi (15-2-1)
- Pace (12-6)
- Le Moyne (10-8)
- Southern Connecticut (8-10) *
* AIC also finished with an 8-10 record. SCSU earned the #4 seed based on a 2-1 series record vs. AIC during the regular season.
Tuesday, May 7th – First Round (single elimination)
Game 1: #4 SW Southern Connecticut at #1 SW Adelphi (3:00 PM)
Game 2: #3 SW Le Moyne at #2 SW Pace (6:00 PM)
Game 3: #4 NE Franklin Pierce at #1 NE SNHU (6:00 PM)
Game 4: #3 NE Merrimack at #2 NE Bentley (2:00 PM)
Thursday, May 9th, Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th
Game 5: Game 1 winner vs. Game 4 winner
Game 6: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner
Game 7: Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser
Game 8: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner
Game 9: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 loser
Game 10: Game 9 winner vs. Game 8 winner
Game 11: If necessary.
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.