Cougar News
Baseball - Sat, Apr. 28, 2012
MAYFIELD, Ky. - The 2012 NCCAA Mid-East Regional Baseball Tournament will be played at Cougar Field on the Campus of Mid-Continent University. The Tournament will begin on May 8 and extend through May 11. The 2012 NCCAA All-Mid-East Region Awards will be announced prior to the final game on May 8 in a ceremony on the field.

The winner of the Tournament will receive the Region's Bid to the 2012 NCCAA Division I World Series in Mason, Ohio.
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National Tournament Information

Tournament Qualifiers/Seedings

#1 Mid-Continent Cougars (22-33) - Burbridge Rating - 4.473
#2 Oakland City Mighty Oaks (16-24) Burbridge Rating - 4.325
#3 Bluefield College Rams (28-26) Burbridge Rating - 4.173
#4 Covenant College Scots (22-18) Burbridge Rating - 3.550
#5 Hiwassee College Tigers (14-32) Burbridge Rating - 1.956

2012 POST SEASON AWARDS

Player of the Year: James Rollins (Covenant College)
Coach of the Year: Mike White - Bluefield College
All-Region Team
SP - Jacob Cook (Campbellsville Univ.)
SP - Hunter Burge (Mid-Continent Univ.)
SP - Tomas Rodriguez (Mid-Continent Univ.)
SP - Michael McBride (Campbellsville Univ.)
C - Austin Below (Hiwassee College)
C - Keaton Neeb (Campbellsville Univ.)
1B - Cable McMinn (Mid-Continent Univ.)
2B - Rylan Chin (Campbellsville Univ.)
SS - Richard Arias (Mid-Continent Univ.)
3B - James Rollins (Covenant College)
INF - Eric Barnes (Oakland City Univ.)
OF - Joe Gatewood (Bluefield College)
OF - David Lockwood (Covenant College)
OF - Marc Rogier (Oakland City Univ.)
OF - Michael Durham - (Campbellsville Univ.)

Honorable Mentions (School)
Danny Lapchak (Campbellsville Univ.), Tanner Nielsen (Campbellsville Univ.), Trevor Buford (Mid-Continent Univ.), Sam Cheng (Mid-Continent Univ.), Daniel Edwards (Mid-Continent Univ.), Uriel Hawkins (Mid-Continent Univ.), Trent Benningfield (Oakland City Univ.), Brian Blaydes (Oakland City Univ.), Neal Kunkler (Oakland City Univ.), Lucas Swartzentruber (Oakland City Univ.), Joey Andrews (Bluefield College), Zac Rusell-Myers (Bluefield College), Scott Gillespie (Covenant College), K.C. Simons (Covenant College), Tyler Smith (Covenant College), B.J. Kennedy (Hiwassee College)

SCHEDULE/RESULTS

Tuesday, May 8
  GAME 1 - 12:00 p.m. -  #4 Covenant College def #5 Hiwassee College 6-2 (box) (pbp)
  GAME 2 - 3:00 p.m. - #3 Bluefield College def #2 Oakland City University 9-8 (box) (pbp)
AWARDS CEREMONY PRIOR TO GAME 3
  GAME 3 - 6:00 p.m. -  #4 Covenant College def.. #1 Mid-Continent University 5-3 (box) (pbp)

Wednesday, May 9
  GAME 4 - 12:00 p.m. - #2 Oakland City University def. #5 Hiwassee College 7-5 (box) (pbp) Hiwassee Eliminated
  GAME 5 - 3:00 p.m. - #1 Mid-Continent University def. #2 Oakland City University 7-3 (box) (pbp) Oakland City Eliminated
  GAME 6 - 6:00 p.m. - #3 Bluefield College def.. #4 Covenant College 7-4 (box) (pbp)

Thursday, May 10
  GAME 7 - 12:00 p.m. #1 Mid-Continent University def. #4 Covenant College 3-2 - (box) (pbp) Covenant Eliminated
  GAME 8 - 3:00 p.m. - #1 Mid-Continent University def. #3 Bluefield College 6-2 (box) (pbp)

Friday, May 11 - Championshp Day
  GAME 9 (if necessary)- 10:00 a.m. -  #3 Bluefield College def. #1 Mid-Continent University 2-1 (box) Bluefield Wins NCCAA Mid-East Regional Championship


Champion claims the automatic bid to the 2012 NCCAA Division I World Series


CONTACT INFO

Media Contact: Tim Shay (tshay@midcontinent.edu) (cell phone) 270-933-7573
Mid-Continent University Main Switchboard:  270-247-8521