Indians set to face Carson-Newman in Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament
Monday, April 16, 2007

ROCK HILL, S.C. The Newberry College baseball team earned the fifth seed in the 2007 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament and will face second seed Carson-Newman College on Thursday at 3:45 p.m. at Greenville Municipal Stadium.

The Indians (19-27, 12-11 SAC) are coming off a weekend where they took two of three games from Catawba College.  Newberry tied the school record for most SAC wins in a single-season with a 7-4 victory on Saturday.

During the regular season Carson-Newman (27-17, 15-6 SAC) took three games from the Indians in Jefferson City, TN.

Tusculum College, who won the regular season title, gets the top seed and will face Wingate University on Thursday at 12 noon.  Catawba, who drew the third seed, will face Lenoir-Rhyne College on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m.

The top six teams in the conference earned berths to the Food Lion SAC Tournament.  The bracket format follows the NCAA regional six-team bracket.

Tournament play continues with three games on Friday. Three more games are set for Saturday. The championship game will be played Sunday at 1 p.m., with a second game, if necessary, to follow.

All-Tournament tickets will be available at the gate for $12 for adults and $6 for children and students. Daily ticket prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children.

To view complete brackets, please click here.

Thursday, April 19
Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament
At Municipal Stadium, Greenville, SC
Game 1: No. 1 Tusculum vs. No. 6 Wingate, Noon
Game 2: No. 2 Carson-Newman vs. No. 5 Newberry, 3:45 pm
Game 3: No. 3 Catawba vs. No. 4 Lenoir-Rhyne, 7:30 pm
Friday, April 20
Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament
At Municipal Stadium, Greenville, SC
Game 4: Tusculum/Wingate loser vs. Carson-Newman/Newberry loser, Noon
Game 5: Tusculum/Wingate winner vs. Catawba/Lenoir-Rhyne loser, 3:45 p.m.
Game 6: Carson-Newman/Newberry winner vs. Catawba/Lenoir-Rhyne winner, 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 21
Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament
At Municipal Stadium, Greenville, SC
Game 7: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, Noon *
Game 8: Game 4 winner vs. Game 6 loser, 3:45 pm *
Game 9: Game 8 winner vs. Game 7 loser, 7:30 pm *
Sunday, April 22
Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament
At Municipal Stadium, Greenville, SC
Championship Game 10: Game 7 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 1 pm *
Game 15 (if necessary), Game 10 winner vs. Game 10 loser, 4 pm
* If five teams remain after Game 6, and two after Game 9 OR If five teams remain after Game 6, and three after Game 9, then alternate brackets will be used.