Colonial (Wilmington, N.C.)
#2 UNCW 10, #1 Northeastern 1 (NU eliminated)
Championship Game: #4 Delaware 10, #2 UNCW 3 (UNCW eliminated)
Nick Tierno and Nick Patten both had two-run singles in a nine-run first as UD thumped UNCW to capture its first CAA title. Patten had two hits and two walks, while Doug Trimble went 2 for 3 with two runs for the Blue Hens (34-21). Kyle Hinton (2-0, 7 IP, 4 H, R, 3 K) earned the win in relief. Casey Golden (3 for 4) homered twice for the Seahawks (30-29).
In the day’s first game, Logan Beehler allowed two hits and a run in eight innings as UNCW eliminated NU. Beehler (3-7) walked three and fanned four. Kennard McDowell went 2 for 4 with a homer, two runs and two RBI for the Seahawks. Pat Madigan went 1 for 3 with a run for the Huskies (29-25).
Metro Atlantic (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
#4 Iona 7, #1 Fairfield 6 (Fairfield eliminated)
Championship Game: #2 Marist 5, #4 Iona 1 (Iona eliminated)
Scott Borches allowed one run over 8.2 innings with a season-high 10 strikeouts as Marist downed Iona to win its sixth MAAC crown and first since 2009. Borches (6-5) allowed eight hits and walked three. He was named to the All-Tournament Team. Tony Romanelli entered with the bases loaded in the ninth and ended the game with a strikeout to record his ninth save. It was his third save of the championship and Romanelli was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Andrew Rouse homered to spark a three-run second for the Red Foxes (32-21). Joe DeMaio had an RBI double in the seventh for the Gaels (25-26).
In the day’s first game, Lou Matarazzo and Sean Scales both drove in two as Iona edged Fairfield. Troy Scocca knocked in three, while Jack Gethings was a homer short of the cycle, going 4 for 5 with two runs and two RBI for the Stags (31-24).
Horizon (Chicago, Ill.)
Championship Game: #1 UIC 4, #2 Wright State 2 (WSU eliminated)
Jack Andersen allowed two runs over six innings as UIC edged WSU to capture its fifth Horizon crown. Andersen (5-2) allowed five hits and one walk while fanning three. Alex Padilla pitched a hitless ninth with one strikeout to record his 10th save. David Cronin had a two-run triple in the fifth and scored for the Flames (39-15). He was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Matt Morrow (2 for 4) homered for the Raiders (38-21).
Summit (Tulsa, Okla.)
Championship Game: #1 Oral Roberts 7, #2 North Dakota State 0 (NDSU eliminated)
Miguel Ausua tossed a five-hit shutout as ORU blanked NDSU to win the Summit title. Ausua (11-2) did not walk a batter and struck out five. Sam Greliner (1 for 2) had a two-run single and Cal Hernandez (2 for 4, 2 R) added a two-run double in a five-run sixth for the Golden Eagles (42-14). Drew Fearing went 2 for 3 for the Bison (31-25).
Atlantic 10 (St. Louis, Mo.)
#6 Davidson 8, #1 VCU 4
Championship Game: #6 Davidson 11, #1 VCU 4 (VCU eliminated)
Alec Acosta went 4 for 5 with a homer and three runs as Davidson downed VCU to win its first baseball conference title and the first school’s first A-10 title in any sport. Justin Lebek (2 for 3, 2 R) and Brett Centracchio both knocked in two for the Wildcats (32-24). Logan Farrar went 3 for 4 with a run, while Paul Witt drove in a pair for the Rams (35-22).
Acosta (3 for 5, 2 R) also went deep in the day’s first game. Alex Gransback had a grand slam in the seventh for VCU.
Atlantic Sun (DeLand, Fla.)
#4 FGCU 4, #1 Jacksonville 2
Championship Game: #4 FGCU 4, #1 Jacksonville 3 (10) (JU eliminated)
Marc Coffers had a single and scored on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th as FGCU edged JU to win its first ASUN title. Julio Gonzalez had a two-run single in the top of the ninth for the Eagles (42-18) to force the extra frame. Parker Hamilton (2-0) worked a hitless ninth to pick up the win and Garrett Anderson worked around a hit in a scoreless 10th to notch his third save. Ruben Someillan with 2 for 4 with one run and one RBI for the Dolphins (36-24).
In the first game, Nick Rivera tied the game with a homer in the sixth, and Matt Reardon (2 for 5) and Alex Brait (2 for 3) added RBI doubles later in the frame as FGCU topped JU. Evan Fernandez (2 for 4) homered for the Dolphins.
Mountain West (Albuquerque, N.M.)
No. 3 Fresno State 11, No. 1 New Mexico 5
No. 3 Fresno State 12, No. 2 San Diego State 1 (7)
Fresno State forced a deciding game Sunday with San Diego State by eliminating New Mexico before routing the Aztecs later in the day. In the nightcap, Ricky Ramirez allowed six hits and one earned run in seven innings, and Jake Stone went 3 for 4 with a homer and four RBI for the Bulldogs. Leadoff man Austin Guibor also homered, going 3 for 4 with four runs and two RBI.
Ohio Valley (Oxford, Ala.)
#3 Belmont 11, #2 Morehead State 6 (MSU eliminated)
Championship Game: #1 Tennessee Tech 16, #3 Belmont 4 (Belmont eliminated)
Ryan Flick homered and drove in five as TTU defeated Belmont to win its fourth OVC crown. The Golden Eagles (40-19) had 19 hits and belted five home runs. Alex Junior had three hits and three runs for TTU. Evan Fraliex (3-0, 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, BB, 3 K) earned the win, while Kit Fowler (2 H, 1 UE) fanned 10 over the final four frames to register his second save. Clay Payne had a two-run homer for the Bruins (31-29).
In the first game, Kyle Conger homered and knocked in three as Belmont advanced to the title game. Niko Hulsizer (2 for 5, 2 RBI) went deep for MSU (36-23).
West Coast (Stockton, Calif.)
No. 3 BYU 10, No. 1 Gonzaga 3
Championship Game: No. 3 BYU 16, No. 1 Gonzaga 3 (GU eliminated)
Needing two wins against a team that it was swept by a week ago, BYU broke out the bats in a big way, battering Gonzaga 10-3 and 16-3 to claim the West Coast Conference Tournament title. In the first game, tourney MVP Bronson Larsen and Tanner Chauncey each homered and drove in three, and Nate Favero (3 for 4, 2 R, solo HR) and Daniel Schneemann (3 for 4, R, 2 RBI) also had big days. In the championship game, Brock Hale and David Clawson each had four hits and two RBI, with Hale scoring three times and Clawson twice. Larsen homered again and drove in two, Schneemann had four hits, a run and an RBI, and Colton Shaver added two hits and three RBI for the Cougars.
Western Athletic (Mesa, Ariz.)
#2 CSU Bakersfield 8, #5 Northern Colorado (UNC eliminated)
Championship Game: #3 Sacramento State 5, #2 CSU Bakersfield 0 (CSUB eliminated)
Justin Dillon and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout, and Kody Reynolds went 3 for 4 with two RBI as Sacramento State claimed the WAC championship with a win over CSU Bakersfield. Trent Goodrich homered and drove in two for the Hornets.
SEC (Hoover, Ala.)
#2 LSU 11, #11 South Carolina 0 (USC eliminated)
#4 Arkansas 16, No. 1 Florida 0 (UF eliminated)
Jared Poche’ tossed six scoreless innings as LSU shut out USC to reach the SEC title game. Poche’ (10-3) allowed two hits and two walks while striking out one. Greg Deichmann (3 for 4, 3 RBI) homered twice for the Tigers (42-17). Jonah Bride, Hunter Taylor and Danny Blair each had a hit for the Gamecocks (35-25).
In the second game, Kacey Murphy tossed seven scoreless innings with three walks and eight strikeouts as Arkansas bounced UF to advance to the SEC Championship Game. Murphy allowed two hits. Chad Spanberger (3 for 6, 3 R, 3 RBI) homered twice for the Razorbacks (42-16). Jonathan India and Austin Langworthy both went 1 for 3 for the Gators (42-16).