Friday, May 12, 2017

Midway University baseball team wins conference; will play in national tournament Monday morning

In its first year, the Midway University baseball team won the River States Conference tournament and is headed to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics tournament.

The Eagles will play the first round in Lima, Ohio, as the No. 5 seed in the bracket hosted by the University of Northwestern Ohio. They will play MidAmerica Nazarene Monday, May 15 at 9 a.m. The winner of that game will meet top-seed, UNOH at 4 p.m.

Live statistics and video will be provided, with audio, by UNOH at www.gomidwayeagles.com. The bracket also includes No. 2 Middle Georgia State University and No. 3 seed Hope International, a California school.

The games will be played on Racers Field at UNOH's St. Rita's Sports Complex. In the case of a postponement due to weather or games needing to be played at night, the event will move to Montgomery Field in Celina, Ohio. Admission per day will be $7 for adults and $5 for students. Tournament passes will also be available at the gate for $12 for adults and $10 for students.

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