The Ithaca College baseball team (24-10) has been selected for the NCAA Division III playoffs.
The Bombers are seeded fourth in the six-team New York regional, which Rensselaer will host from Thursday, May 15 to Sunday, May 18 at Joe Bruno Stadium, in Troy. Ithaca's first game will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday against third-seeded Trinity, Conn. (23-9). The New York regional playoffs also include top-seeded Cortland (31-9), second-seeded Rensselaer (26-13), fifth-seeded Mount St. Mary (31-6), and sixth-seeded Messiah (22-13). The double-elimination tournament continues on Friday and Saturday, with the championship round scheduled for Sunday, May 18. Monday, May 19 is the rain date.
Complete tournament schedule: Ithaca College BaseballThe Bombers are making their 26th appearance in the NCAA Division III playoffs (only Marietta has played in more) and 35th NCAA playoff appearance overall. The Bombers are 83-52 in Division III playoff games and 99-68 overall. Ithaca has appeared in all but one NCAA tournament since the inception of Division III; since then only Marietta and Eastern Connecticut have played in more games or won more games than the Bombers.
WICB (91.7 FM) will broadcast all Ithaca games; the broadcasts will also be available on the Internet (except for any games played on Sunday) on WICB