1991 & 1997 NCAA Division III National Champions

Southern Maine Received NCAA Tournament At-Large Bid

Southern Maine Received NCAA Tournament At-Large Bid

USM Receives NCAA Tournament At-Large Bid

            GORHAM, Maine -- The University of Southern Maine baseball team received the word early this morning that it has received an at-large berth into the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship tournament that begins this week at eight regional sites across the country.

            Forty conference champions received automatic berths (Pool A) into the tournament, and two selections were reserved for Pool B.  Sixteen teams, including Southern Maine, received at-large (Pool C) bids to the tournament.

            USM is the third seed in the eight-team, double-elimination Auburn, New York Regional and will face sixth-seeded Amherst College in Game Three on Thursday (4:30 p.m.).  SUNY Cortland is the top seed and will play Westfield State University in Game Two.  The opening game of the tournament has the number four seed, Baldwin Wallace University, taking on Swarthmore College.  The final game of the day one schedule has second-seeded Salisbury University playing fifth-seeded St. Joseph's College-Long Island.

            The Auburn, New York Regional is being played at Falcon Park in Auburn, N.Y.  SUNY Cortland is the regional host.

            This will be the Huskies 24th appearance in the NCAA tournament since 1987.  USM has won a regional title on eight occasions, the last in 2014, to advance to the NCAA Division III College World Series.  The Huskies won national titles in 1991 and 1997, and were runner-up in 2013.

            The Huskies take a 27-13 overall record in the regional tournament.


2018 NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament
Auburn, New York Regional
(eight-team, double-elimination format) 

Day One, Thursday, May 17, 2018

Game 1

#4 Baldwin Wallace University vs. #5 Swarthmore College

10:00 a.m.

Game 2

#1 SUNY Cortland vs. #8 Westfield State University

1:15 p.m.

Game 3

#3 University of Southern Maine vs. #6 Amherst College

4:30 p.m.

Game 4

#2 Salisbury University vs. #7 St. Joseph's College (L.I.)

7:45 p.m.


Day Two, Friday, May 18, 2018

Game 5

Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2

10:00 a.m.

Game 6

Loser of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4

1:15 p.m.

Game 7

Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2

4:30 p.m.

Game 8

Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4

7:45 p.m.


Day Three, Saturday, May 19, 2018

Game 9

Loser of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 6

10:00 a.m.

Game 10

Loser of Game 8 vs. Winner of Game 5

1:15 p.m.

Game 11

Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8

4:30 p.m.

Game 12

Winner of Game 9 vs. Winner of Game 10

7:45 p.m.


Day Four, Sunday, May 20, 2018

Game 13

Loser of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 12

12:00 p.m.

Game 14

Winner of Game 13 vs. Winner of Game 11

3:30 p.m.


Day Five, Sunday, May 21, 2018

Game 15

If necessary