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Lawrence Tech Earns Third Seed in 2019 WHAC Tournament Championship; Face Sixth Seed Cornerstone on Thursday at 10 a.m.

Lawrence Tech Earns Third Seed in 2019 WHAC Tournament Championship; Face Sixth Seed Cornerstone on Thursday at 10 a.m.

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University baseball team qualified for the 2019 WHAC Tournament Championships as the third-seed playing in the Madonna Pod in Livonia, Mich. The Blue Devils face the sixth-seed Cornerstone (Mich.) University in game one at Madonna (Mich.) University on Thursday, May 2. First pitch is set for 10 a.m.

Lawrence Tech earned the third seed after finishing conference play with a 14-8 record taking the tie-breaker over Concordia (Mich.) University – Ann Arbor. This is the second straight appearance in the WHAC tournament for the Blue Devils.

Cornerstone earned the sixth-seed with an 11-10-1 record. The Golden Eagles and Blue Devils split their season series with Cornerstone taking game one 7-3 and Lawrence Tech winning game two 6-5.

Madonna is the second-seed, playing in game two against the loser of the Blue Devils and Golden Eagles game. Madonna enters the postseason with a 15-7 record and host Pod B.

In Pod A, played at Indiana Tech, fourth-seed Concordia (14-8) faces fifth-seed Northwestern Ohio (13-9) in game one at 12 p.m. Top-seed Indiana Tech faces the loser of game one at 3 p.m. after a 17-4-1 record in conference play.


First Round, May 2-3 (May 4 rainout date)
Top 6 teams in standings
Championship Round, May 6-7 (May 8 rainout date)
 
Location A - hosted by Indiana Tech
Day 1 – May 2
Game 1: #4 Concordia (14-8, 34-16) vs. #5 UNOH (13-9, 18-25-1), noon
Game 2: #1 Indiana Tech (17-4-1, 33-14-1) vs. Game 1 loser, 3 p.m.
Game 3: #1 vs Game 1 winner, 6 p.m.
 
Day 2 May 3 (if ALL teams have 1 loss)
Game 4:  #5 vs #4
Game 5:  #1 vs Game 4winner 
 
Day 2 May 3 (if one team is eliminated Day 1)
Game 4: 2-0 Team vs 1-1 Team
Game 5: if necessary
May 4 rain date
 
Location B - hosted by Madonna
Day 1- May 2
Game 1: #6 Cornerstone (11-10-1, vs. #3 Lawrence Tech (14-8, 33-15)
Game 2: #2 Madonna (15-7, 32-18) vs. Game 1 loser
Game 3: #2 vs Game 1 winner
 
Day 2 May 3 (if ALL teams have 1 loss)
Game 4:  #6 vs #3
Game 5:  #2 vs Game 4 winner 
 
Day 2 May 3 (if one team is eliminated Day 1)
Game 4: 2-0 Team vs 1-1 Team
Game 5: if necessary
May 4 rain date
 
The winner of the conference tournament receives the league's second automatic berth to the NAIA Opening Round. If the tournament champion is also the regular-season champion, then the tournament runner-up receives the berth.