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Baseball Receives Six-Seed in South Regional of Division III Tournament

Baseball Receives Six-Seed in South Regional of Division III Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Covenant baseball team received the six-seed in the South Regional of the NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament, announced early Monday morning by the NCAA.

Covenant (26-13) will take on the regional's top-seed Shenandoah (31-9) in the opening round in Demorest, Ga. Date and time will be announced later on Monday.

Joining Covenant and Shenandoah in the six-team regional is second-seed Emory, third-seed Birmingham Southern, fourth-seed Bridgewater (Va.) and fifth-seed Rhodes. Covenant played Birmingham Southern twice this season, falling in both contests, and is 3-5 all-time against Emory. The Scots have never played Shenandoah, Bridgewater or Rhodes.

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Covenant, in its first year as full members of NCAA Division III and the USA South Athletic Conference, is making its first trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Scots won a program-record 26 regular season games in 2014 and claimed the USA South regular season title. This marks the second straight year that Covenant will participate in a national tournament as they made it to the NCCAA World Series in 2013.

More info to follow on Monday.

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