May 27, 2011

Kean, WNEC sent home

Western New England suffered a tough 2-1 loss on Friday and was eliminated on Saturday by UW-Whitewater.
Western New England photo by Ryan Coleman

Welcome back to Appleton for another day of baseball! We're already four games into the double elimination tournament and we'll be covering the Division III baseball championships from wire to wire.

On Saturday, Kean saw its recent Appleton woes continue, as Salisbury knocked the 2007 champions out of the tournament with a 10-3 win. The Cougars have lost six of their last seven in the championships round since winning Walnut and Bronze. UW-Whitewater followed with an 8-3 win, eliminating Western New England behind three RBI from Jeff Donovan and a strong start from Justin Lambert.

In the winners bracket, Marietta delivered another dominant pitching performance in defeating Chapman 9-4 behind Austin Blaski's seven four-hit innings. Buena Vista's fine run continued with a sloppy 8-5 win against Keystone.

For more, check out the live chat as well as Jim Dixon and Pat Coleman's wrapup from Appleton:

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