Oswego State nabs at-large bid for NCAA Division III Tournament

Oswego State sophomore Evan Dempsey pitches against Brockport during the SUNYAC Baseball Championship playoffs on May 13 at Laker Field in Oswego. Alexis Fragapane photo provided by Oswego State Athletics.

OSWEGO - The Oswego State baseball team garnered an at-large berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament when pairings were released on Monday.

The Lakers (29-10 overall) open against Elizabethtown (22-20) in a four-team regional that also contains host Arcadia (38-7) facing Husson (23-15).

The double-elimination quadrant was scheduled to play from Thursday through Sunday in Glenside, Penn. The winner advances to the Super Regionals for a best-of-three series on May 27 and 28.

The Lakers reached the tourney for the seventh straight season dating back to 2015 — there was no 2020 tournament due to COVID-19 concerns — despite being eliminated from the SUNYAC Tournament as the top seed.

Oswego suffered back-to-back losses against Cortland and Brockport on May 13 to lose out on the conference’s automatic bid.

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