Level Loma Nazarene’s baseball group is about for the following step in its post-season quest, because the Sea Lions tackle Azusa Pacific at residence Friday to start the NCAA Tremendous Regionals.
The weekend three-game sequence determines who will transfer on to the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship, which begins June 4 in North Carolina.
The groups play at 1 p.m. Friday, and on Saturday at 11 a.m., and, if vital, at 2 p.m. Basic admission tickets price $10.
Head-to-head again in February, PLNU (46-7) went 3-1 towards Azusa Pacific (37-17), although the Cougars did hand the Sea Lions their first lack of their season. They had been shut video games too, with three determined by one run.
Within the two west regionals final weekend, No. 1 seed PLNU dispatched Northwest Nazarene, whereas No. 2 Azusa Pacific defeated Cal State Monterey Bay.
The winner of the sequence additionally will change into the primary PacWest convention faculty to succeed in the Division II match since 2013.
The Tremendous Regional will characteristic Level Loma senior Baxter Halligan, named each the Nationwide Collegiate Baseball Writers Affiliation Pitcher and Participant of the Yr.
Becoming a member of Halligan on the All-Area first group had been third baseman Otto Kemp and aid pitcher Cole Hillier, whereas freshman first baseman Jakob Christian earned second-team honors.
As well as, head coach Justin James was named the West Area Coach of the Yr.
Azusa Pacific additionally had a participant on the primary group, catcher Aaron Roose.
The Pac West additionally named Halligan Pitcher and Participant of the Yr, as he grew to become the second participant to garner each honors. Christian obtained Freshman of the Yr, and infielder Scott Anderson, Defensive Participant of the Yr. The convention handed James Coach of the Yr kudos.