New Haven baseball earns No. 2 seed in East Region, will face Dominican in NCAA Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Fresh off a win in the Northeast-10 Conference Baseball Championship, the University of New Haven baseball team will make its 29th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and first since 2013. The Chargers are the No. 2 seed in the East Region and will take on the No. 7 seed Dominican Chargers in their first game on Thursday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m. on the campus of Southern New Hampshire University.

The winner of the New Haven-Dominican game will take on the winner of the game between No. 3 Saint Thomas Aquinas and No. 6 Southern Connecticut State on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. with that victor advancing to take on either No. 1 Southern New Hampshire, No. 4 LIU Post or No. 5 Felician. The double elimination tournament wraps up with a game on Monday, May 22 between the two remaining schools.

Led by seven All-Conference performers including First Team members David Palmer (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip) and Tom Walraven (Pine Bush, N.Y./Pine Bush), Second Team performers Tim Kennedy (Ridge, N.Y./Longwood), Robert Petrillo (Branford, Conn./Branford) and Jack Zagaja (Merrick, N.Y./St. Dominic) and All-Rookie Team members Matt Chamberlain (North Branford, Conn./North Branford) and Brandon LaManna (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West), the Chargers won the Northeast-10 Conference Championship for the first time since 2013 and have compiled their first 30-win season since that same year.

Thursday, May 18
Game 1: No. 3 Saint Thomas Aquinas vs. No. 6 Southern Connecticut State – 11:00 a.m.
Game 2: No. 2 New Haven vs. No. 7 Dominican – 3:00 p.m.
Game 3: No. 4. LIU Post vs. No. 5 Felician – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, May 19
Game 4: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser – 11:00 a.m. (loser is eliminated)
Game 5: No. 1 Southern New Hampshire vs. Game 3 Winner – 3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 20
Game 7: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Loser – 11:00 a.m.(loser is eliminated)
Game 8: Game 6 Loser vs. Game 3 Loser – 3:00 p.m. (loser is eliminated)
Game 9: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 21

Game 10: Game 8 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner – 12:00 p.m. (loser is eliminated)
Game 11: Game 10 Winner vs. Game 9 Loser – 3:30 p.m. (loser is eliminated)

Monday, May 22
Game 12: Game 9 Winner vs. Game 11 Winner – 12:00 p.m.
Game 13: Game 12 Winner vs. Game 12 Loser – 3:30 p.m. (if necessary) provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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