ODU will Open CAA Championships Against JMU Wednesday
By ODU Athletics
May 18, 2008
NORFOLK, VA-- The ODU Baseball Monarchs will open the 2008 CAA Baseball Championships Wednesday at 12 noon against James Madison at Brooks Field in Wilmington, NC.
ODU (25-25/14-14) is the fifth seed and JMU is the second seed (34-17/20-9). ODU and JMU met back on March 21-23 with ODU winning two of the three games.
The pairings are set for the 2008 CAA Baseball Championship, which will be held May 21-24 at Brooks Field in Wilmington, N.C.
The action begins at Noon on Wednesday as #2 seed James Madison (34-17, 20-9 in CAA) takes on #5 Old Dominion (25-25, 14-14 in CAA). At 3:30 p.m., #3 George Mason (28-23, 18-10 in CAA) faces #4 William & Mary (35-19, 16-13 in CAA). Capping the tournament's opening day will be #1 UNC Wilmington (41-13-1, 25-4-1 in CAA) against #6 Towson (28-26, 14-16) at 7 p.m.
Games will be played at Noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday with the championship game set for 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Tournament passes are $30 for adults and $12 for youths (6-12), while single-day passes are $10 for adults and $5 for youth. Students from participating institutions will be admitted at no charge with a valid student ID card. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 1-800-808-UNCW.
2008 CAA BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
May 21-24, 2008
Brooks Field - Wilmington, N.C.
Wednesday, May 21
#2 James Madison vs. #5 Old Dominion - Noon
#3 George Mason vs. #4 William & Mary - 3:30 p.m.
#1 UNC Wilmington vs. #6 Towson - 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 22
UNCW/Towson loser vs. JMU/ODU loser - Noon
UNCW/Towson winner vs. Mason/W&M loser - 3:30 p.m.
JMU/ODU winner vs. Mason/W&M winner - 7 p.m.
Friday, May 23
Matchups will depend on whether four or five teams remain
Game 7 - Noon
Game 8 - 3:30 p.m.
Game 9 - 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 24
CAA Championship Game - 1 p.m.