May 10, 2010

Rams Grab #3 Seed for ECAC Metro Championship

Rams Grab #3 Seed for ECAC Metro Softball Championship

- Rams host #6 Hunter on Wednesday at 4pm -  RAIN OUT! Moved to Thursday at 4pm -

Cape Cod, Mass. - After finishing the regular-season with a 27-15 record, Ramapo College was selected as the number one seed in the 2010 ECAC Division III Metro Softball Championship. The tournament is an eight-team field with a quarterfinal round, followed by a double-elimination format for the remaining four teams.

In the first round contests on Wednesday, May 12th - Ramapo (27-15) will travel to Old Westbury (20-18) at 4:00 p.m., while the second seed Richard Stockton College (25-14) will face No. 7 Brooklyn College (16-16) at 4:30 p.m. at Richard Stockton. No. 3 Farmingdale State (30-11) plays Hunter College (17-16) at 4:00 p.m. at Farmingdale. The College of Staten Island (24-16) will take on Rutgers-Camden (21-14) at 3:30 p.m. in the No. 4/No. 5 match-up at Staten Island.

The first-round winners will advance to play on Saturday, May 15, at a site to be determined. The winner of Ramapo/Old Westbury will face the winner of Staten Island/Rutgers-Camden in Game 1 of the double elimination format, and the winner of Richard Stockton/Brooklyn will play the winner of Farmingdale/Hunter in Game 2. The loser of Game 1 and the loser of Game 2 will play an elimination game (Game 3). The winner of Game 1 and the winner of Game 2 will square off in the Winner’s Bracket (Game 4).

On Sunday, May 16, Game 5 will feature the winner of Game 3 and the loser of Game 4 in an elimination game. The Game 4 winner and the Game 5 winner will meet for the championship. If necessary, a Game 7 will be played immediately following Game 6 to complete the double elimination format.

2010 ECAC Division III Metro Softball Championship

First Round – Wednesday, May 12
No. 1 Ramapo (27-15) at No. 8 Old Westbury (20-18), 4:00 p.m.
No. 7 Brooklyn (16-16) at No. 2 Richard Stockton (25-14), 4:30 p.m.
No. 6 Hunter (17-16) at No. 3 Farmingdale (30-11), 4:00 p.m.
No. 5 Rutgers-Camden (21-14) at No. 4 Staten Island (24-16), 3:30 p.m.

Double Elimination (Day 1) – Saturday, May 15
Game 1: No. 1/No. 8 winner vs. No. 4/No. 5 winner, TBD
Game 2: No. 2/No. 7 winner vs. No. 3/No. 6 winner, TBD
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2, TBD
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2, TBD

Championship (Day 2) – Sunday, May 16
Game 5: Loser of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 3
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5
Game 7: Rematch of Game 6, if both teams have one loss.

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