#4 seed Grand Canyon moves into the National semi finals Tuesday after upsetting #1 Iowa 4-2 in Game 8 of the 2019 NCBA DI World Series. Matt McWilliams & David Macias both earned Player of the Game honors. Matt started the game and went 8 1/3 innings allowing only 2 unearned runs on 5 hits & 1 walk while striking out 1. David went 3 for 4 with 2 RBI’s & 1 run scored.
#3 seed Illinois moves into the National semi finals Tuesday after their 13-3 victory over #7 seed Boston College in Game 7 of the 2019 NCBA DI World Series. Charlie Van Dyke earned Player of the Game honors after a fantastic performance on the hill for Illinois. He earned the win after allowing only 2 ER in 7 innings on 4 hits & 3 walks while striking out 6 guys.
#5 seed Florida State survives to play another day with their 4-3 victory over #8 seed Maryland in Game 6 of the 2019 NCBA DI World Series. Joseph Yngber earned Player of the Game honors after coming out of the pen early & pitching his Noles to a victory. In total he went 7 innings giving up only 1 unearned run on 7 hits & 2 walks while striking out 6 guys.
It was an exciting event under the lights as the 2019 Marucci Longball Challenge took place at 7pm! Tommy Kim of the University of North Texas took home a handful of prizes after his tremendous performance at the dish. Tommy was not only down one in the final round, he was also down to his last out. On the final swing of the night he blasted a walk off “moneyball” to officially take home the title!
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#4 seed Grand Canyon slugs their way past #5 seed Florida State with a 9-0 victory in Game 4 of the 2019 NCBA DI World Series. Pitcher Nick Hershey earned Player of the Game honors after a fantastic performance on the hill –> 6 2/3 scoreless innings on 3 hits & 6 walks while adding 6 punch outs.
#1 seed Iowa opens up their 2019 World Series with an impressive 2-0 victory over #8 seed Maryland. Pitcher Connor Clark earned Player of the Game honors by throwing an absolute gem. He hurled 6 2/3 scoreless innings on 3 hits & 3 walks, while adding 4 strikeouts to help his Hawkeyes secure the 2-0 victory.
#7 seed Boston College pulls off the 1st upset of 2019 DI World Series with their 5-2 victory over #2 seed Texas A&M. Pitcher Shane Kelly earned Player of the Game honors by throwing 1 2/3 scoreless innings out of the pen late in the game to help the Eagles secure the 5-2 victory.
#3 seed Illinois kicks off the 2019 DI World Series with a 9-3 victory over #6 seed Oregon State. Pitcher Jacob Hilty threw 6 strong innings only giving up 1 earned run while Marshall Thompson earned Player of the Game honors by going 2 for 3 with 3 RBI’s, 1 walk & 1 run scored.