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McDaniel to host ECAC semifinal

 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel will host a 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region baseball championship tournament semifinal game on Wednesday at Preston Field in Westminster, Md.

The second-seeded Green Terror (21-15) will take on third-seeded Penn State-Abington (22-21) on Wednesday at 2 p.m. The winner of that game will face the winner the other semifinal between No. 1 seed LaRoche (29-14) and No. 6 Waynesburg (20-18).

The semifinal winners will meet at the site of the higher remaining seed for the championship on Saturday. Game time will be determined after the host is decided.

McDaniel is making its second straight ECAC tournament appearance after recording its second 20-win season in a row.

Zach Jones (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) has led the Centennial Conference's second-ranked pitching staff with a 1.90 ERA, earning a spot on the all-conference first team. He has struck out 78 batters in 71.0 innings of work. He is 9-1 in his 11 starts this season.

Marshall Betts (Berlin, Md./Stephen Decatur) and Pat Christopher (Union Beach, N.J./St. John Vianney) have led the offense this season and both earned spots on the second team. Betts is hitting .349 with 44 hits, including 11 doubles and team bests of 26 runs scored and 22 RBIs. Christopher is hitting .326 with 43 base knocks, including two doubles, two triples and two home runs. He has 22 runs scored and 17 RBIs.


Making the grade
June 20, 2013 Making the grade
Jones named all-region
May 20, 2013 Jones named all-region
Fiore goes 2-for-3
April 23, 2013 Fiore goes 2-for-3
McKinney records two hits
April 21, 2013 McKinney records two hits
Windisch raps triple
April 14, 2013 Windisch raps triple
Bahr has three hits
April 13, 2013 Bahr has three hits
Windisch has three hits
April 9, 2013 Windisch has three hits
Hayward goes 3-for-3
April 4, 2013 Hayward goes 3-for-3
Betts records two hits
March 28, 2013 Betts records two hits
Betts records two hits
March 18, 2013 Betts records two hits
Christopher goes 4-for-4
March 17, 2013 Christopher goes 4-for-4
Jones throws no-no
March 9, 2013 Jones throws no-no
Sivo records pair of hits
February 28, 2013 Sivo records pair of hits
Christopher raps two hits
February 25, 2013 Christopher raps two hits
Making the grade
February 15, 2013 Making the grade