Elon Phoenix to face Alabama in Round One of NCAA Baseball

Posted by Andy Durham on June 4, 2010 at 11:32 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Elon Phoenix(38-22) versus Alabama Crimson Tide(37-22) today at 3pm and the game can be heard on AM920 WPCM……

go to www.elonphoenix.com/ to learn more about Elon and their trip to the NCAA Baseball Tournament…..

ELON, N.C. — The Elon Phoenix baseball team will begin its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance with a 3 p.m. game against the 29th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in the opening game of the Atlanta Regional. All of Elon’s games can be heard live on WPCM 920 AM and online at elonphoenix.com. The entire regional will be televised live on CSS in Charter and Comcast cable markets throughout the Southeast.

Elon is seeded third in the regional while Alabama is the number two seed. Host Georgia Tech is the regional’s top seed and Mercer is seeded fourth. Those two teams will play at 7 p.m. on Friday night.

Elon is making its fifth overall trip to the NCAA Tournament, including three consecutive appearances. The Phoenix is 3-8 all-time in the event and went 1-2 as the number two seed in the 2009 Atlanta Regional.

Friday’s game will mark the first-ever meeting between Alabama and Elon on the diamond. The Phoenix has also never faced Mercer, but is 0-4 all-time against Georgia Tech.


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