QUINCY, Mass.- The fourth-seeded Eastern Nazarene College baseball team squares off against No. 5 seed Southern Vermont in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Tournament first round Tuesday.
HOW THEY GOT HERE:
Eastern Nazarene finished the regular season with a 19-17 overall record to go with an 8-8 mark in the New England Collegiate Conference. Southern Vermont enters the contest with a 14-16-1 record on the year and an 8-8 conference mark. The two teams finished in a three-way tie for third along with Lesley with the Lynx capturing the No. 3 seed, the Lions earning the No. 4 seed, and the Mountaineers grabbing the fifth-seed.
Eastern Nazarene is making its 15th all-time postseason appearance and first trip to the NECC Tournament in its first season as a league member. The Lions reached the Commonwealth Coast Conference Tournament 14 times with their previous postseason berth coming in 2010.
LIONS VS. MOUNTAINEERS:
Eastern Nazarene and Southern Vermont have met five times on the diamond with the Lions capturing three victories in the all-time series. The Lions and Mountaineers split a doubleheader to cap off the 2019 regular season April 29.
View the NECC Baseball Tournament Bracket.