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UMass Boston Beacons Heading to Appleton, Wisconsin!

UMass Boston Beacons Heading to Appleton, Wisconsin!

PAWTUCKET. R.I. – The UMass Boston Beacons has earned a spot in the NCAA Division III Baseball College World Series after winning the New England Regional last weekend. The Beacons will be back in action to face off against North Central (IL) on Friday, May 26 for a 4:30 p.m. 

2017 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Bracket

Neuroscience Group Field
at Fox Cities Stadium
Appleton, Wisconsin
May 26 – 31, 2017

How it happened:
 With the title UMass Boston, has punched their ticket to the Division III College World Series which will be played in Appleton, Wisconsin.  The Beacons will be making their second-ever trip to the World Series after sweeping the regional tournament for the first time since the 2010 team ran the table for the program's first-ever regional crown.  

Sophomore Nick Herzog (Riverhead, N.Y.) was named the Tournament's Most Outstanding Player, while Josh Lopez (New Haven, Conn.), Dan Mantoni (Northbridge, Mass.), Nagle, Anthony Searles (Shelton, Conn.), Matt Tulley (Lowell, Mass.), Bryan Kaufman (Farmingdale, N.Y.), and Kyle Boudrias (Medford, Mass.) all earned a spot on the All-Tournament team. 

Sunday's titles game was a back-and-forth battle between the top-2 hitting teams in the Harwich Regional.  Babson, who fell into the loser's bracket after their 4-0 loss to the Beacons, had to defeat St. John Fisher College, Salve Regina University, and Suffolk University to advance to the title game.

 

New England Regional Results

UMass Boston def. Penn St.-Berks, 9-8

UMass Boston def. Babson, 4-0

UMass Boston def. Suffolk, 13-4

UMass Boston def. Babson, 11-8