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NAIA WORLD SERIES TEAMS FINALIZED

Here are the nine teams participating in the 2018 NAIA College World Series.

Northwestern Ohio RacersUNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO RACERS

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE

GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GRIZZLIES

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USCAA WORLD SERIES CHAMPS CROWNED

Penn State Dubois logoCHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The title game in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) was played between the 6th seeded PENN STATE AT DUBOIS NITTANY LIONS and the 2 seeds – the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS.

The Builders forced this decisive game after defeating PSU-Dubois 4-3. Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: DAY THREE RESULTS

newportnewsapprentice-school-builderDAY THREE: GAME ONE – The 2 seeds – the NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS – battled for survival against the top seeded UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT COUGARS.

The 1st Inning ended in a 1-1 tie before the Cougars went on top 2-1 in the 2nd and 3-1 in the 4th. The Builders made it a 3-2 game in the 5th Inning only to see UC-Clermont pull away to 4-2 in the 6th. A 4-run 7th Inning for Newport News Apprentice School wound up giving them a 6-4 victory for Pitcher Mike Brumfield. Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: DAY TWO RESULTS

Cleary University CougarsDAY TWO: GAME ONE – The 5 seeds – the CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS – faced the top seeded UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT COUGARS to start Day Two.

An action-packed 1st Inning ended with the Prowling Cougars on top 3-2, with UC-Clermont tying things up at 3-3 in the 2nd. Unfazed, Cleary University piled on FIVE runs in the 3rd Inning and 1 more in the 5th, then rode those runs to a 9-3 Upset win. Gunnar Gail pitched an entire game for the Prowling Cougars. 

Penn State Dubois logoDAY TWO: GAME TWO – From a case of Cougar on Cougar violence to a battle of cats and dogs. The 6th seeded PENN STATE AT DUBOIS NITTANY LIONS took the diamond against the 10 seeds – the SELMA UNIVERSITY BULLDOGS.

The Bulldogs grabbed a 2-1 edge in the 1st Inning and then made that a 3-1 advantage in the 4th. In the bottom of the 5th Inning the Nittany Lions went up 5-3 and added 2 more runs in the 6th while shutting out Selma U the rest of the way. PSU-Dubois won it by a final score of 7-3 for Pitcher Toner Corl.   Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: DAY ONE RESULTS

Mississippi University for Women OwlsDAY ONE: GAME ONE – The 10th seeded MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN OWLS (co-ed despite the name) faced off with the 9 seeds – the FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CONQUISTADORS, with both teams making their first appearance in the USCAA World Series.

By the 2nd Inning the Owls held a 3-0 lead but the Conquistadors cut that to 3-1 in the 3rd. The 4th Inning saw Florida National University explode for SIX runs, taking a 7-4 lead after MUW’s at-bats. The Owls made it a 7-6 game in the 5th before the Conquistadors extended their lead to 9-6 in the 6th Inning. Four runs for MUW in the 7th gave them a 10-9 victory for Pitcher Eiland Cleckler, nickname: “That’s Not A Typo!”  Continue reading

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: NAIA PLAYOFF TEAMS

BOWLING GREEN BRACKET

USAO Drover newTop Seed: UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS   

2. CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS    ###     3. REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Should be the Rottweilers)    ###    4. BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY BRUINS    ###    5. MIDLAND UNIVERSITY WARRIORS    ### 

HATTIESBURG BRACKET

St Thomas (Fl) Bobcats logoTop Seed: SAINT THOMAS (FL) UNIVERSITY BOBCATS     

2. WESTMONT COLLEGE WARRIORS (Should be the Guardians)    ###    3. INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTHEAST GRENADIERS    ###     4. LSU-SHREVEPORT PILOTS (Riverboat Pilots)    ###     5. WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS    ###    

KINGSPORT BRACKET

southeastern university fireTop Seed: SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE  

2. TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS    ###     3. MADONNA UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS    ###     4. CLARKE UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS    ###     5. TRINITY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TROLLS    ###     Continue reading

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USCAA COLLEGE BASEBALL WORLD SERIES TEAMS FOR 2018

It’s less than a week until the start of the 2018 College World Series in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). Balladeer’s Blog will, as usual, provide full coverage. Here is a look at the field of 10 teams competing for the title.

Cincinatti Clermont Cougars logo biggerONE SEED

Institution: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AT CLERMONT 

Team Name: COUGARS

newportnewsapprentice-school-builderTWO SEED

Institution: NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL

Team Name: BUILDERS

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Wright State Lake Campus LakersTHREE SEED

Institution: WRIGHT STATE AT THE LAKE CAMPUS

Team Name: LAKERS

Bluefield State Big Blues logoFOUR SEED

Institution: BLUEFIELD STATE

Team Name: BIG BLUES 

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Cleary University CougarsFIVE SEED

Institution: CLEARY UNIVERSITY

Team Name: PROWLING COUGARS

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