Indianapolis - The ECC Baseball Champion, Dowling College Golden Lions, received the No. 6 seed in the NCAA East Regional and will face former conference rival and top-seeded Adelphi.
Dowling will face Adelphi, who took home the Northeast-10 Tournament Championship, on Thursday, May 19. Number two seeded Franklin Pierce will serve as the host of the tournament for the sixth time in the past seven years. Game time has yet to be announced.
The Golden Lions, who defeated Bridgeport 1-0 in the final of the ECC Baseball Championship, head back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009 when they took home the East Region crown and made their first ever appearance in the NCAA Division II World Series.
NCAA Baseball Championship East Regional
Hosted by Franklin Pierce University
Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field (Rindge, N.H.)
1. Adelphi (33-12-2)
2. Franklin Pierce University (38-12)
3. Wilmington (Del.) (37-10)
4. Southern Connecticut State (38-6-1)
5. Massachusetts Lowell (36-12)
6. Dowling (25-24)