Lions Earn ECAC Bid
ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team earned a bid to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region Tournament, announced on Monday. Behrend will host Waynesburg on Wednesday with game time set for 2 p.m. at the Behrend Diamond.
The Lions (26-15-1) will be making their second straight and seventh overall appearance in the ECAC tournament, last capturing the South Region title in 2003.
Following a victory in game one of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) tournament, Behrend fell one win short of playing in the championship game for a fifth straight year.
Waynesburg (22-18) did not qualify for the Presidents Athletic Conference (PAC) tournament. The Yellow Jackets and Lions split a regular season matchup. Behrend fell in game one 5-3 before taking game two, 6-2.
First Round – Wednesday, May 16
No. 5 Marywood University def. No. 4 Swarthmore College, Forfeit
No. 6 Waynesburg University at No. 3 Penn State Behrend, 2:00 p.m.
No. 7 Penn State Abington at No. 2 McDaniel College, 3:00 p.m.
Semifinals – Saturday, May 19 (at Wesley College)
No. 1 Wesley College vs. No. 5 Marywood University, 12 p.m.
Winner of #2/#7 vs. winner of #3/#6, 3:30 p.m.
Championship – Sunday, May 20 (at Wesley College)
Two Semifinal Winners, 12 p.m.