Rams Deemed Sixth Seed in New York Regionals

Rams Deemed Sixth Seed in New York Regional

- #6 Farmingdale State takes on #3 Oneonta State on Wed. 5/19 at 4:30 p.m. - 


Farmingdale, N.Y. - After winning their third consecutive Skyline Conference Championship, the Rams (24-15) have earned a berth into the 55-team NCAA Division III playoffs. Farmingdale State has been chosen as the sixth seed for the eight-team regional hosted by Cortland State with the Auburn Doubledays at Falcon Park in Auburn, N.Y.

The tournament web page for the NCAA Div. III Baseball Regional in Auburn, N.Y. (May 19-23) is online at: http://www.cortlandreddragons.com/2010NCAABaseballRegional. This page includes the tournament schedule and will feature scores, live stats and links to radio coverage, among other items, during the tournament.

Wednesday's games feature fourth-seeded Skidmore (30-13) versus fifth-seeded Keene State (N.H.) (26-15-1) at 10 a.m., top-seed Cortland will play Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. versus eighth-seeded Castleton State College (32-13), third-seeded Oneonta (28-11) versus the Rams at 4:30 p.m., and second-seeded St. John Fisher (28-12) versus seventh-seeded Brockport (23-16) at 7:45 p.m. Tickets each day are $3 general admission and $2 for students and senior citizens and must be purchased at the gate.

Tournament action continues with four games on both Thursday and Friday, starting at 10 a.m. each day, along with two games Saturday and one, if necessary, on Sunday. The winner of the double-elimination regional advances to the eight-team NCAA Division III World Series, which will be held May 28 – June 1 in Grand Chute, Wis. (near Appleton; south of Green Bay). The World Series will be in Wisconsin for the 11th straight year.

Farmingdale State went 3-0 in the playoffs to win the third consecutive Skyline Title, with a 9-4 win over conference rival Old Westbury, an 18-11 win over Mount Saint Mary College and then another victory over Old Westbury, 11-10, in the Championship game. The Rams were riding an 11-game win streak until Friday night's (5/14) doubleheader vs. Kean, with 5-0 and 12-0 losses.

Osik has coached Farmingdale to a 120-84 record overall in his five seasons. The Rams, who hosted the 2009 New York Regional, won their first-ever Regional Title last year and made a first-ever appearance in the Division III College World Series. For this years trip to the regionals in Auburn, Farmingdale boasts 11 seniors on the roster with nine All-Conference players, including a Skyline Rookie of the Year.

 

2010 NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament

Regional at Falcon Park (Auburn, N.Y.)

(hosted by SUNY Cortland and the Auburn Doubledays)

Wednesday, May 19

Game 1: (#4 seed) Skidmore (30-13) vs. (#5 seed) Keene St. (26-15-1), 10 a.m.

Game 2: (#1 seed) Cortland (32-8-1) vs. (#8 seed) Castleton St. (32-13), 1:15 p.m.

Game 3: (#3 seed) Oneonta (28-11) vs. (#6 seed) Farmingdale St. (24-15), 4:30 p.m.

Game 4: (#2 seed) St. John Fisher (28-12) vs. (#7 seed) Brockport (23-16), 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 20

Game 5: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 10 a.m.

Game 6: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 1:15 p.m.

Game 7: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2,  4:30 p.m.

Game 8: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 7:45 p.m.

Friday, May 21

Game 9: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 7, 10 a.m.

Game 10: Winner Game 5 vs. Loser Game 8, 1:15 p.m.

Game 11: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 4:30 p.m.

Game 12: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10, 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, May 22

Game 13: Loser Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12, 1 p.m.

Game 14: Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 13, 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 23

Game 15: Same teams as Game 14 (if necessary), 1 p.m.

 

2010 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship – Regionals – May 19-23

Auburn (N.Y.) Regional (hosted by SUNY Cortland at Falcon Park)

1. Cortland (32-8-1) 

2. St. John Fisher (28-12)

3. Oneonta (28-11)

4. Skidmore (30-13)

5. Keene St. (26-15-1)

6. Farmingdale St. (24-15)

7. Brockport (23-16)

8. Castleton (32-13)

Trenton (N.J.) Regional (hosted by Kean University at Waterfront Park)

1. Johns Hopkins (38-4)

2. Kean (34-10) 

3. Widener (25-12)

4. Alvernia (32-10)

5. Keystone (29-7)

6. Rowan (24-14-1)

7. Manhattanville (22-19-1)

8. Moravian (26-13)

Mansfield (Conn.) Regional (hosted by Eastern Connecticut St. Univ. and Little East Conference)

1. Tufts (31-5)

2. Wheaton (Mass.) (32-8)

3. Western New England (33-10)

4. Eastern Conn. St. (30-13)

5. Worcester St. (31-19-1)

6. Westfield St. (30-9)

7. Massachusetts-Boston (28-15)

8. St. Joseph's (Maine) (32-11)

Marietta (Ohio) Regional (hosted by Marietta College)

1. Heidelberg (37-6)

2. Wooster (34-7)

3. Marietta (32-11)

4. Washington & Jefferson (32-10)

5. Adrian (29-11)

6. Thomas More (31-14)

7. Penn St.-Behrend (29-14)

Moline (Ill.) Regional (hosted by Augustana College)

1. Buena Vista (29-11)

2. North Central (31-9)5

3. Ripon (24-15)

4. Webster (33-9)

5. Rose-Hulman (29-12)

6. Illinois Wesleyan (23-20)

Whitewater (Wis.) Regional (hosted by Univ. of Wisconsin-Whitewater)

1. Wisconsin-Whitewater (38-5)

2. St. Thomas (Minn.) (33-7)

3. St. Scholastica (38-6)

4. Wisconsin-Stevens Point (29-15)

5. Carthage (28-16)

6. Aurora (27-14)

Fayetteville (N.C.) Regional (hosted by Methodist College)

1. Shenandoah (34-8)

2. Salisbury (27-11)

3. Mary Washington (26-12)

4. York (Pa.) (28-14)

5. LaGrange (26-17)

6. Bridgewater (Va.) (23-18-1)

McMinnville (Ore.) Regional (hosted by Linfield College)

1. Chapman (30-9)

2. Linfield (30-10)

3. Pomona-Pitzer (29-9)

4. Texas-Tyler (35-10)

5. Mississippi College (36-9)

6. Trinity (Texas) (32-7) 

First-round matchups for the championship site (Appleton, Wis.) on May 28 will be as follows:

Auburn regional winner vs. Whitewater regional winner, 10 a.m.

Mansfield regional winner vs. McMinnville regional winner, 1:15 p.m.

Marietta regional winner vs. Trenton regional winner, 4:30 p.m.

Fayetteville regional winner vs. Moline regional winner, 7:45 p.m.

 

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