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Baseball Finishes Third at NCAA Regional

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Contact:
Matt Kifer, sports information director
724-938-4552
kifer@calu.edu

May 14, 2010

UPDATE:

Cal U's baseball team finished its season by taking third place at the 2010 NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional at West Lawn, Pa.

On May 15 the Vulcans defeated Seton Hill 6-5 before losing 7-2 to West Chester. The Vulcans won two of four games in the six-team, double elimination tourney.

Coached by veteran Mike Conte, Cal finished the 2010 season with a 34-18 overall record.

Earlier this spring the Vulcans won the program's third PSAC championship ever by winning four straight games at the conference tournament.

PREVIOUSLY:

After defeating Kutztown on May 13, Cal U's baseball team lost to West Virginia State by a 7-2 score on May 14 at the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional at Owls Field in West Law, Pa.

The loss ended a six-game win streak for Cal and dropped the Vulcans' overall record to 33-17.

Cal will play either Seton Hill or West Chester at 11 a.m. on May 15. The Vulcans will have to win twice on Saturday to advance to the championship round on Sunday.

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Cal U's baseball team opened play at the 2010 NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional with a 4-3 win at top-seeded Kutztown on May 13.

Winning pitcher Randy Sturgill improved to 9-1 overall and allowed just three earned runs over 8-1/3 innings.

Reliever Nick Schreiber earned the save by retiring the final two Kutztown batters with the bases loaded. Sam DiMatteo had two hits including a two-run double.

Coached by veteran Mike Conte, Cal improves to 33-16 overall. The PSAC champions have won six straight games.

The Vulcans play West Virginia State on May 14 at 2:30 p.m.

Follow all of Cal U's athletic teams at www.calvulcans.com