April 27, 2009
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Endicott College baseball team had a 10-2 record in the final two weeks of the season in The Commonwealth Coast Conference play to go from 10th place to a tie for fourth and has earned the No.5 seed in the upcoming TCCC postseason tournament. The Gulls will travel to Newport, R.I. to take on Salve Regina University on Tuesday, April 28th for a game scheduled at 3:00 p.m.
Salve Regina has already hosted the Gulls once this season as the teams split a double-header on April 18th. The Gulls were able to take game one of the double-header, 5-3, but were beaten one of the few times in the final two weeks, 3-2, in game two of the doubleheader.
Curry College has claimed the top seed for The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) baseball championship. The Colonels (30-5 overall) captured the top seed in the conference tournament after compiling a 21-1 record in TCCC play. Curry will open the double-elimination tournament against \#8 seed Colby-Sawyer (15-21 overall, 9-13 TCCC) Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. in Bristol, R.I.
Two other games are scheduled for Tuesday at 3:00 p.m., including \#2 seed Western New England (25-14, 16-6) hosting \#7 seed Nichols (16-18, 11), and \#3 seed Roger Williams (17-17-1, 12-9-1) hosting \#6 seed Wentworth (22-15-1, 11-10-1).
Tournament action will continue through the week, culminating with the championship game on Sunday, May 3 at 1:00 p.m. The TCCC tournament champion will earn an automatic berth in the upcoming 2009 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship.
The highest seed will host each TCCC tournament game.