Fourth-Seeded Baseball Travels to Top-Seeded Mitchell Thursday in NECC Tournament

Fourth-Seeded Baseball Travels to Top-Seeded Mitchell Thursday in NECC Tournament

QUINCY, Mass.- The fourth-seeded Eastern Nazarene College baseball team heads to No. 1 seed Mitchell to kick off the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Tournament Thursday.

Date: 5/2/19
Location: Alumni Field | New London, Conn.
Time: 3:30 pm
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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. The Lions topped fifth-seeded Southern Vermont 4-2 to collect their first playoff win since 2006 in the NECC Tournament first round April 30.

Mitchell enters the contest with a 32-6 record on the year and captured the top seed in the NECC Tournament with a 15-1 league mark.


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.


Eastern Nazarene and Mitchell have met six times on the diamond with the Lions capturing one victory while the Mariners have prevailed four times and the two teams settling for a tie once in the all-time series. The Lions dropped a doubleheader to Mitchell during the 2019 regular season. 


Eastern Nazarene garnered four All-New England Collegiate Conference selections, announced by the league office Tuesday. Brent Houle (Westfield, Mass.) and Steven Pesce (Harrison, N.Y.) were both tabbed to the All-NECC second team while Josue Basilis (Bronx, N.Y.) and Briley Seiter (Bellevue, Ky.) picked up third team honors.


View the NECC Baseball Tournament Bracket.