May 14, 2007
CONTACT: Van Zanic
Sports Information Director
Geneva Set to Host NCCAA National Baseball Championship
Beaver Falls, PA – Geneva College and the Golden Tornadoes baseball team is set to host the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Baseball Championship in Struthers, OH. In conjunction with Bob Cene Park in Struthers, OH, Geneva will act as the host school for the ten-team field beginning on Wednesday morning.
Geneva, which finished the regular season and NAIA regional play with an overall record of 29-20, will be the number four seed in the ten-team field and open against Bluefield College on Wednesday morning.
With the games beginning on Wednesday morning at 10:00 am, the championship round is scheduled for 11:00 am on Saturday.
Following are the seedings and schedule for the upcoming tournament:
#1 – Mt. Vernon Nazarene
#2 – Faulkner University
#3 – Southern Wesleyan University
#4 – Geneva College
#5 – Bluefield College
#6 – Northwestern, MN
#7 – Trinity Christian University
#8 – Trinity International University
#9 – Greenville College
#10 – Judson College
Game Schedule: Round 1 and 2
Wednesday, May 16
10:00 am – Trinity International vs. Greenville (GM 1)
Geneva vs. Bluefield (GM 2)
12:30 pm - Northwestern vs. Southern Wesleyan (GM 3)
Trinity Christian vs. Judson (GM 4)
3:00 pm - Loser GM 3 vs. Loser GM 4 (GM 5)
Loser GM 1 vs. Loser GM 2 (GM 6)
7:30 pm - Winner GM 1 vs. Mt. Vernon Nazarene (GM 7)
Winner GM 2 vs. Faulkner (GM 8)
Geneva provides graduate-level degrees in: Business Administration, Cardiovascular Science, Counseling, Higher Education, Organizational Leadership, Reading and Special Education.