NCAA Passes On USM Baseball At Large Bid
The University of Southern Maine baseball season is over. No at large bid from the NCAA for a spot in a regional. It ends a four year run of the Huskies at a regional.
The Huskies finished 29-13 after losing two straight games at their Little East Conference Tournament.
The NCAA had 16 at large bids to give out nationwide and gave one to UMass Boston for the LEC. The Beacons were 3-0 vs the Huskies during the year. The NCAA sent UMass Boston to the Mid-Atlantic Regional.
Eastern Conn State won the LEC tournament and will play in the New England Regional.
By the way, the North Atlantic Conference champ, Castleton, was send to the New York Regional.
Here's the 56-team field...
South Region Hosted by Berry, Mount Berry, Ga.
No. 3 Shenandoah vs. No. 4 Marietta
No. 2 Birmingham-Southern vs. No. 5 Huntingdon
No. 1 Emory vs. No. 6 Thomas More
South Regional schedule
Mideast Region hosted by Washington and Jefferson, Washington, Pa.
No. 1 La Roche vs. No. 8 Widener
No. 2 Randolph-Macon vs. No. 7 St Joseph (L.I.)
No. 3 Wooster vs. No. 6 Johns Hopkins
No. 4 TCNJ vs. No. 5 Ohio Wesleyan
Mideast Regional schedule
Central Region hosted by Webster; Saguet, Ill.
No. 1 UW-Whitewater vs. No. 6 Westminster (Mo.)
No. 2 Wartburg vs. No. 5 Rose-Hulman
No. 3 Augustaa vs. No. 4 Washington (Mo.)
Central Regional schedule
West Region hosted by Whitworth, Spokane, Wash.
No. 3 Case Western vs. No. 4 Whitworth
No. 2 Cal Luthern vs. No. 5 Texas-Tyler
No. 1 Trinty (Texas) vs. No. 6 Pacific Lutheran
West Regional schedule
Mid-Atlantic Region hosted by Misericordia, Moosic, Pa
No. 4 Haverford vs. No. 5 UMass-Boston
No. 1 Misericordia vs. No. 8 Penn State-Berks
No. 3 Salisbury vs. No. 6 Kean
No. 2 St. John Fisher vs. No. 7 Salve Regina
Mid-Atlantic Regional schedule
New York Region hosted by Cortland, Auburn, N.Y.
No. 1 Cortland vs. No. 6 Castleton
No. 3 Frostburg State vs. No. 4 Susquehanna
No. 2 Ramapo e vs. No. 5 Union
New York Regional schedule
New England Region hosted by Eastern Connecticut State, Willmantic, Conn.
No. 4 Keystone vs. No. 5 Suffolk
No. 1 Wheaton (Mass.) vs. No. 8 Salem State
No. 3 Tufts vs. No. 6 Mitchell
No. 2 Oswego State vs. No. 7 Eastern Connecticut State
New England Regional schedule
Midwest Region hosted by UW-La Crosse, La Crosse, Wis.
No. 4 St. Schilastiaca vs. No. 5 St. John's
No. 1 UW-La Crosse vs. No. 8 Beloit
No. 3 North Central (Ill.) vs. No. 6 Luther
No. 2 Concordia Chicago vs. No. 7 Kalamazoo
Midwest Regional schedule