Tufts exploded for 11 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning leading to a 17-2 victory over Castleton on Friday in Virginia. In Florida, two 1,000 win coaches squared off with No. 1 Wooster taking the spring contest from No. 9 Johns Hopkins.
For 31 games, Washington College came away without a win against No. 20 Salisbury, on the 33rd try, the Shoremen came away with a 10-7 win, their first of the Sea Gull Program. In other Top 25 action on Wednesday, Castleton clipped No. 16 Chapman.
No region has produced more D-III World Series winners than the Mid-Atlantic region but the Mid-Atlantic regional has been used as a stepping stone for other regions to the D-III World Series for the last four years.
Castleton was firing on all cylinders in the North Atlantic Conference Championship on Monday afternoon, belting a season-high 19 hits en route to a 22-5 victory over New England College to sweep the conference tournament and win its fifth consecutive title.
The late magic continued for the Castleton baseball team on Sunday, as the Spartans walked off twice more to complete the season sweep of Husson with 5-4 and 4-3 victories in a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Spartan Field.
Down to its final two outs and trailing by one in the top of the ninth, the Castleton baseball team found life and battled back to tie the game before scoring three more runs in the top of the 10th to stun defending national champion Cal Lutheran, 5-2, Tuesday afternoon at Ullman Stadium.
After New England teams were shut out of the D-III College World Series in back-to-back years, the 2017 season was twice as nice as a pair of programs were among the nation’s final eight. UMass Boston and Wheaton are two of the top teams in what looks like another strong regional race.
Castleton seniors won their fourth conference title as the Spartans defeated New England College twice to earn its fourth straight North Atlantic Conference title on Monday at Spartan Field. The Spartans took the opening game 9-3, before holding on for a 7-6 victory in game two.
Cairn's offense overwhelmed St. Joesph's (Brooklyn) and then they walked off for the sweep in game two. Wheaton (Mass.), Springfield, and Castleton all joined Cairn in putting up double digits runs on their way to Tuesday wins.
AUBURN, N.Y. – Devin Hayes and Michael LaBeau combined to allow just four hits, as Castleton's baseball team defeated Union by a final score of 3-1 in a NCAA Tournament Regional matchup on Thursday at Falcon Park.
Castleton fell behind 5-2 early on, but fought back to force extra innings and Dan Errico’s solo shot in the top of the 12th lifted Castleton to a 7-5 victory over the Husson Eagles in today’s North Atlantic Conference Tournament contest at Spartan Field.
Top seeded teams in their respective conference tournaments, Western New England, Castleton, St. Joseph's (Maine), and Salem State, all rolled up wins on Friday. In the Mid-Atlantic. rain caused delays and cancellations in the scheduled tournaments.
The Spartans scored 29 runs on the day and extended their winning streak to 20 games with a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader sweep – 14-0, 15-1 – over the Lyndon Hornets this afternoon at Spartan Field.
The Spartans needed 12 innings to earn a 3-2 victory in the first game of the day and then shutout Husson 2-0 in the final game of the doubleheader to earn a sweep and stretch their win streak to a program-record 16 games on Sunday.
The Spartans combined for 30 runs this afternoon, as they claimed the season sweep over Colby-Sawyer with back-to-back victories – 15-2, 15-3 – in a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Spartan Field.