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NAIA Baseball Globe Series Preview


May 26, 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – [SCHEDULE | BRACKET] The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is just one particular day away from the initial pitch of the 66th Annual Baseball Globe Series on Harris Field. The Globe Series is a ten-group, double-elimination tournament exactly where the winner will acquire the Red Banner by June two.

Seeds have been determined by the NAIA Baseball National Choice Committee (NSC). The NSC consists of one particular representative from each and every geographic location, a representative from the National Administrative Council (NAC) Postseason Choice and Ratings Committee, the president of the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association and 3 at-substantial members. The committee evaluated teams all through the year on many criteria.

Game one particular will square off Taylor (Ind.) as the seventh seed against MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) the 10th seed. The Trojans are into the series for the initial time in 54 years when the Pioneers are back for a second straight year and nevertheless seeking for their initial plan win. The initial pitch of the day is slated for eight:35 a.m. PST.

The second game, slated to commence at 11:35 a.m. PST, will highlight two teams who are on the hunt for their initial victory at the Globe Series. Third seeded Westmont (Calif.) is back for its second consecutive trip when the Patriots of Cumberlands (Ky.) are in Lewiston for the initial time.

The afternoon game is scheduled to start at three:05 p.m. with the William Carey (Miss.) Crusaders battling the Bruins of Bellevue (Neb.). This year marks the third time in 45 seasons that WCU is playing in the Globe Series when Bellevue has reached it 16 total occasions. Each teams have won Red Banners previously.  

Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) will host Indiana Wesleyan in the nightcap game at 7:05 p.m. following the Parade of Champions on the field. The Warriors have won 19 championships when the Wildcats are into the championship round for the initial time in plan history.

These that endure defeats on Friday, Could 26th will play in elimination games the subsequent morning, needing a victory to continue their championship targets.

Second seeded Georgia Gwinnett will see the victor of Taylor and MNU at three:05 p.m. PST on Saturday when No. 1 and reigning NAIA National Champions Southeastern (Fla.) will play the winner of Indiana Wesleyan and LC State at six:35 p.m. PST on Could 27th. 

NAIANetwork.com, the NAIA’s official video-streaming platform of NAIA national championship events powered by Stretch Online, will be broadcasting all 19 games of the 2022 Globe Series. The All-Globe Series package can be bought for $34.95 or the day package for $9.95. Games 16 – 19 will also be broadcast on ESPN3.