WSSU to Face Mercyhurst in Opening Round of NCAA Division II Baseball Atlantic Regional
Rams to Face Mercyhurst in Opening Round of NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional
WSSU making first appearance in NCAA Division II post-season play
May 16, 2011
MILLERSVILLE, PA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (30-23) will continue their historic return when the team takes part the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional from May 20-23rd. After winning the 2011 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championship, the Rams earned the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Atlantic Regional and will take on the Mercyhurst Lakers (39-10), Friday morning at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pa.
After winning 30 games in their first season of play in 37 years, the Rams will enter the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional as the fifth seed and will take on the second-seeded Mercyhurst Lakers. The game will be a battle of conference champions as the Lakers are the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament champions and the PSAC Western Division regular season champion. The appearance will mark the eighth appearance in the NCAA postseason tournament and their second appearance in the last three seasons.
Joining the Rams and the Lakers will be the top-seeded host Millersville (39-10), the third-seed Seton Hill (33-13), fourth-seed East Stroudsburg (25-18), and sixth-seed Concord (26-24).
The Rams and the Lakers are scheduled for an 11:00 a.m. start, Friday morning. Live stats and audio are available through www.MillersvilleAthletics.com.