A look at the NCAA Division III World Championships in Cedar Rapids

The 8-school, double-elimination event begins Friday at Veterans Memorial Stadium

A look at the 2022 NCAA Division III World Series Championships in Cedar Rapids

Veterans Memorial Stadium, home of Cedar Rapids Kernels, hosts the NCAA Division III World Series. (Newspaper)

Cedar Rapids – IN NCAA Division III World Championship Friday starts at Veterans Memorial Stadium It lasts for a week.

It is the third year that the city has hosted the event. The eight qualifying schools had to win major regional and regional championships to get here.

Chapman (California) won the 2019 World Championships at Memorial Stadium. Salisbury (Maryland) He was the champion last year.

The 2020 tournament was canceled with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here’s a quick look at this year’s World Championships.

NCAA Division III World Series Tickets

You can purchase an all-session pass for $40. Or you can pay $15 for a one-day ticket..

were available in the stadium or Online.

All seats are general admission. Franchises will be sold.

NCAA Division III World Series Teams & Seeds

Wisconsin Stevens Point It is the closest geographic school to Cedar Rapids. Marietta And the Baldwin Wallace Schools of Ohio are in the championship.

Lagrange (Georgia) And the Trinity (Texas) Southern representatives. From the east coast, it’s Catholicand Salisbury and Eastern Connecticut.

Marietta is the #1 seed, followed by (in order) Eastern Connecticut, Lagrange, Salisbury, Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Trinity, Baldwin Wallace and Catholic.

First round pairs:

  • Marietta (43-5) vs Catholic (34-14), 10 a.m.
  • Salisbury (36-10) vs Wisconsin – Stevens Point (40-8), 1:15 pm
  • Eastern Connecticut (44-3) vs. Baldwin Wallace (37-11), 4:30 p.m.
  • Lagrange (42-7) vs Trinity (Texas) (37-11), 7:45 p.m.

A Look at the NCAA Division III World Series Teams

  • Baldwin-Wallace (37-11): The Yellow Vests entered the World Championships for only the second time, and the other was in 2014. Four of BW’s losses came to co-champion Marietta. He started the season by winning his first 10 matches and 13 of his first 14 matches.
  • Catholic (34-14): Washington, D.C. School is the first-time World Championship qualifier, and is the first World Championship qualifier from the Landmark Conference. Team coach Ross Natoli is in his 37th season at school and has racked up more than 700 career victories. Father Peter Giumpetti has a school record of 15 home races this season.
  • Eastern Connecticut (44-3): Second world championship appearance in the past nine years. The school already has four national titles. The Warriors had an 18-game winning streak and set a school record for most wins in a season. Senior third baseman Luke Broadhurst has a batting average of 0.425 and 1.365 OPS.
  • LaGrange (42-7): Defeat standing force Chapman (California) in the crucial third game of a regional super-zone to advance to the first D-III World Championship. Four of the Panthers’ five losses were in one round. They also have a two-phase loss and a pair of three-cycle losses. Joe Roth hits .441 with 10 home runs, 21 doubles and 82 fulcrums.
  • Marietta (34-5): The Pioneers lost their last two regular season games, but swept the Ohio Athletic Conference championships and their Super Regional and Super Bowl games. Marietta has won it all in her two previous D-III World Series appearances (2011 and 2012). Head coach Brian Brewer has come close to achieving 700 wins in his 22-year coaching career and three National Championships. Marietta reached .384 as a team, with five of the pioneers notching a hit average of over .400.
  • Salisbury (36-10): Defending champion Sea Gulls has not sailed back to the World Championships but is back. They lost the second game from their area, but then won three consecutive goals to advance. In a super regional, they beat Worcester (Ohio), 18-16, in their third all-winner game. D3baseball.com’s top squirrel Jimmy Adkins was recently named Pitcher of the Year. He’s 6-1 with an average of 1.38 achieved in 15 appearances, eight starts. Adkins missed the latter part of last season due to injury.
  • Trinity (Texas) (37-11): Won the 2016 World Championships. He earned a big berth for the D-III Championship. He gave up 32 shots in a regional loss to Texas-Dallas. He preferred to sweep southern Birmingham into a super regional area. He has 6.06 ERA Team. Great footballer Brian Schwab has 16 runs on his court. He started 24 games during an over-season in the First Division in Richmond before moving on.
  • Wisconsin-Stevens Point (40-8): Last World Championship appearance was 2013. Only the second Pointers team to reach a plateau 40 wins, as 41 is the school record (2013). Stevens Point CO was disqualified from the regional tournament at Stevens Point, 10-5. Head coach Nat Richter also played in the school with the most famous alumni of baseball: former All-Star bowler Jordan Zimmerman.

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