UPDATE: The situation – bottom of the ninth, a guy on first and third, last out. The score is 5 to 4, our team is losing, and Matt Cotellese is at bat. The tying run is 90 feet away. STRIKE ONE. STRIKE TWO. FOUL ONE. STRIKE THREE. Casey has struck out. game over.
West Chester Univ. 9th – REDICK to p. HARTMAN to rf for TAUGHINBAUGH. / for WRIGHT. TAUGHINBAUGH to dh for HARTMAN. HARTMAN to rf. Dameron walked. Wolfe reached on a fielder’s choice; Dameron out at second 3b to ss. Bechter reached on a fielder’s choice; Wolfe out at second 3b to 2b. Spisak singled; Bechter advanced to third. Cotellese struck out swinging. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
UPDATE: West Chester wins the NOON Shippensburg game 12-10, so West Chester and Shippensburg are tied at one loss apiece. They play again at 3PM for the right to advance to the div II college world series.
UPDATE: West Chester won their 7PM game by a score of 6-2 – and now must beat tournament undefeated Shippensburg twice – at noon and 3PM tomorrow – to advance to the div II college world series.
UPDATE: West Chester lost their game against Shippensburg 10-5. They will now play the winner of the 3:00 game at 7:00 tonight (Sat May 17, 2008) for a must-win game.
West Chester is fighting for a chance to play in the Division II College World Series. They were there once before in 2006.
The Rams are at the NCAA Division II North Atlantic Regionals where they are playing a double elimination tournament. On Thursday, West Chester (42-14) beat conference rival Kutztown (30-25) in the opening game. On Friday, West Chester beat Concord rallying from a 4-0 deficit in the last four innings. Today they play Shippensburg at 11 AM. This will be webcast at this site:
If West Chester wins – they play the winner of the losing bracket on Sunday to get into the World Series. If they lose that game, they will have one more chance on Sunday to win the whole thing, since this tournament is double elimination.
If West Chester loses – they play again Saturday evening.