NAIA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES DAY THREE, PLUS NJCAA RESULTS

NAIA

Southeastern University Fire NEWDAY THREE, GAME ONE: The 3 seeds – the Defending National Champion SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE – took the diamond against the 8th seeded INDIANA TECH WARRIORS (should be the Hoplites). After 2 scoreless Innings the Warriors went up 2-0 in the 3rd.

The 5th Inning saw Indiana Tech make it a 4-0 advantage until the Fire cut that to a 4-3 edge in the 6th. The 9th Inning ended in a 5-5 tie, with Southeastern University eking out a 6-5 victory in the TENTH. Marc Soto pitched for the win in this elimination game.

St Thomas (Fl) Bobcats logoDAY THREE, GAME TWO: In this game the 6th seeded SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY BOBCATS faced the 2 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS. A 2-2 tie in the 2nd Inning became a 4-2 Bobcats edge in the 3rd.

Saint Thomas University extended their lead to 6-0 in the 4th Inning but the Drovers shut them out from there. USAO drove in Runs in the 5th, 8th and 9th Innings, falling just short as the Bobcats won it 6-5. Pitcher Ian Exposito notched the W.

Bellevue BruinsDAY THREE, GAME THREE: This elimination game pitted the 9 seeds – the BELLEVUE (NE) UNIVERSITY BRUINS – against the 10th seeded LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS (should be the Explorers). The Warriors grabbed a 1-0 edge in the 1st Inning followed by a Pitcher’s Duel for the next 3.

In the 5th Inning the Bruins went up 2-1 and expanded that to 4-1 in the 8th. Lewis-Clark State could only muster 1 lone Run in the 9th Inning as Bellevue University won the game 4-2. Pitcher Colton Walker was on the Mound for 9 Iron Man Innings for Bellevue. 

tennessee wesleyan collegeDAY THREE, GAME FOUR: Closing out Day Three, the top seeded TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS played the 5 seeds – the GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GRIZZLIES. The Grizzlies took a 3-0 lead in the 2nd Inning but the Bulldogs were on top 6-3 by the 5th.

Tennessee Wesleyan College drove in 9 more runs the rest of the way compared to the 6 notched by Georgia Gwinnett College in an explosive 8th Inning. The Bulldogs got a 15-9 victory for Pitcher Irving Martin. 

NJCAA DIVISION ONE

Central Arizona College Vaqueros NEWDAY THREE, GAME ONE: The CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE VAQUEROS clashed with the CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY STATE BUCCANEERS. The Buccaneers grabbed a 2-0 1st Inning lead which was cut to a 2-1 edge in the 2nd.

From there the Vaqueros shut out Chattahoochee Valley State while adding Runs of their own in the 3rd, 5th and 6th Innings for a 10-2 blowout win. The triumphant Pitcher was Jonathan Stroman.

Walters State SenatorsDAY THREE, GAME TWO: The WALTERS STATE SENATORS found themselves up against the NAVARRO COLLEGE BULLDOGS in this game. By the 3rd Inning the Bulldogs were ahead 3-0 before the Senators cut that to 3-1 in the 4th.

That became a 5-1 Navarro College advantage by the 6th Inning but Walters State roared back for 3 Runs in the 8th and 2 more in the 9th to win it 6-5. Jack Collins was the winning Pitcher.

NJCAA DIVISION TWO

Northern Oklahoma College at Enid Jets SQUAREDAY THREE, GAME ONE: The 5 seeds – the NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COLLEGE AT ENID JETS – took on the top seeded PEARL RIVER COLLEGE WILDCATS. After a scoreless 1st Inning the Wildcats went up 1-0 in the 2nd. 

A 2-1 Pearl River College edge in the 3rd Inning turned into a 2-2 tie in the 5th. The Jets kept their opponents off the scoreboard the rest of the game while driving in 2 more Runs in the 7th Inning, ultimately emerging with a 4-2 triumph. Pitcher Brandon Hudson got the W.

Madison College WolfpackDAY THREE, GAME TWO: In the 2 spot the MADISON COLLEGE WOLFPACK did battle with the 7 seeds – the NORTHEAST (NE) COLLEGE HAWKS. Defense was apparently optional in this game which started out with a 3-1 Wolfpack lead in the opening Inning and then unleashed the scoring floodgates.

By the 5th Inning Madison College had TWENTY-ONE Runs and the Hawks FOURTEEN! That football-sized point tally held up as the final score too. Patrick Foldy was the winning Pitcher.

NJCAA DIVISION THREE

Cumberland County College DukesDAY THREE – FIRST SEMIFINAL: The only game of Day Three in this Division saw the 3rd seeded CUMBERLAND COUNTY COLLEGE DUKES take on the top seeds – the ROWAN COLLEGE AT GLOUCESTER COUNTY ROADRUNNERS. Runs were driven in like shrapnel in THIS game, too, as the Roadrunners led 5-3 by the 2nd Inning.

The Dukes went on top 6-5 in the 3rd Inning but by the 8th Rowan College at Gloucester County was back out in front 8-7. Cumberland County College outscored the Roadrunners 8-5 the rest of the way for a 15-13 Polo Score triumph. The winning Pitcher was Jose Rodriguez.  

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20 responses to “NAIA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES DAY THREE, PLUS NJCAA RESULTS

  1. Billy

    Hoplites really would make a better name for Indiana Tech’s teams! You are right!

  2. Muncy

    Southeastern University is awesome!

  3. Justin

    These teams deserve more pub!

  4. Alan

    College baseball is where it’s at!

  5. Kacey

    I never got into college basweball.

  6. Eli

    Southeastern U all the way!

  7. Dale

    The Vaqueros are awesome!

  8. Alonso

    These pitchers can’t be very good given those scores.

  9. Brandon

    Saint Thomas will take it all next year.

  10. Beau

    Saint Thomas needs to listen to you and rename themselves the Tomcats.

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