Baseball Earns #3 Seed
The Alfred State College baseball team will be the #3 seed in this week's Western New York Athletic Conference tournament. The Pioneers finished the fall WNYAC regular season with a 8-4 record and an overall record of 9-5.
The Blue and Gold will open up tournament play on Tuesday when they host #6 Mercyhurst North East. First pitch of the nine-inning contest is scheduled for 4 p.m.
The Pioneers swept a doubleheader from the Saints in the opening weekend of the fall. ASC won the opener 10-5 and then won the nightcap 6-5 in eight innings. Mercyhurst North East enters the tournament with a 3-9 WNYAC record.
Final WNYAC Baseball Standings:
|1.||Monroe CC **||
|3.||Alfred State College||8-4|
|6.||Mercyhurst North East||3-9|
** Monroe earns top seed and a bye in the first round based on a coin flip
The Alfred /Mercyhurst North East winner will advance to the Final Four in Batavia on Saturday and will meet the winner of the Jamestown CC/Genesee CC first round contest. First pitch of that game to be at Genesee CC will be at 11 a.m. The finals of the tournament will be played at 3 p.m. at Dwyer Field.