ROCK HILL, S.C. - The Newberry Wolves finished the 2012 baseball season in sixth place in the South Atlantic Conference and will open 2012 Food Lion SAC Tournament play against top-seed Tusculum at noon Thursday, as announced by the league office Saturday evening.
Newberry finished the regular season with a 12-15 conference record and 19-27 overall. Tusculum set a conference record for wins in a 24-3 league season and a 39-7 overall record. The Pioneers swept the three-game series in Greeneville, Tenn., earlier this season, but the Wolves lost two of those games by just one run.
All games of the double-elimination tournament will be played at McNair field in Forest City, N.C. Complete information on the event - including a full bracket -- can be found at SAC Championship Central.
2012 Food Lion SAC Baseball Championship - Opening Round Schedule
McNair Field | Forest City, N.C.
No. 1 Tusculum vs. No. 6 Newberry, noon
No. 2 Catawba vs. No. 5 Carson-Newman, 3:45 p.m.
No. 3 Brevard vs. No. 4 Wingate, 7:30 p.m.