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First Round Begins Tuesday
MANSFIELD, Mass. – Southern Connecticut and Southern New Hampshire earned the top seeds in the 2017 Northeast-10 Conference Baseball Championship, which is scheduled to get underway Tuesday.
For the complete seedings as well as the schedule for the championship, please see below. The Penmen are the defending NE10 Champions, as they claimed their second conference title last year.
The 2017 NE10 Championship begins Tuesday with first-round contests. The highest seed remaining out of the Southwest Division after the first round will host the NE10 Championship Weekend, which is scheduled for Thursday, May 11 through Saturday, May 13.
Southern Connecticut picked to finish fifth prior to the start of the season by the league's head coaches finished with a 14-4 record in southwest divisional play, while Southern New Hampshire posted a 20-1 record in northeast division play.
2017 NE10 Baseball Championship Seeds
1. Southern New Hampshire (20-1)
2. Franklin Pierce (16-5)
3. Merrimack (15-6)
4. Bentley (9-12)
1. Southern Connecticut (14-4)
2. New Haven (13-5)
3. Le Moyne (12-6)
4. Pace (9-9)
2017 NE10 Baseball Championship Schedule
Tuesday, May 9th– First Round (single elimination)
Game 1: #4 SW Pace at #1 SW Southern Connecticut - 3:30 PM
Game 2: #3 SW Le Moyne at #2 SW New Haven - 3:30 PM
Game 3: #4 NE Bentley at #1 NE SNHU - 6:00 PM
Game 4: #3 NE Merrimack at #2 NE Franklin Pierce - 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 11th, Friday, May 12thand Saturday, May 13th
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 student-athletes compete in conference championships, 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.