NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round Live

BARTLESVILLE, OK, Sporting Alert — The battle for places in the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series begins on Monday (15) with action in the National Championship Opening Round. Follow the live streaming and game stats coverage from the below information.

After a very competitive regular season and conference tournaments, 45 teams will now fight for nine spots in the Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series from several different locations.

Each opening round, which will be played at nine host locations, is consist of five-team and will be a double-elimination tournament.

The winner from each of the nine locations will secure one of the berths to the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series.

They will be joined by the host program Lewis-Clark State, which complete the official 10-team World Series bracket and be the entertainer of the event for the 18th-straight season and 26th time in NAIA history.

The schedule for the World Series bracket will be announced on May 19 and the series is slated to run from May 26 through June 2 at Harris Field in Lewiston, Idaho.

Meanwhile, Oklahoma Wesleyan, Oklahoma City, Bellevue (Neb.), William Carey (Miss.), Northwestern Ohio, Tabor (Kan.), Georgia Gwinnett, Faulkner (Ala.) and the Kingsport CVB & Appalachian Athletic Conference are the respective hosts for the Opening Rounds.

Bartlesville Bracket
May 15-18 | Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium | Bartlesville, Okla.
Hosted by Oklahoma Wesleyan
Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Oklahoma Wesleyan (48-9)
2. Indiana Tech (41-12)
3. Bryan (Tenn.) (37-18)
4. Midland (Neb.) (40-18)
5. St. Ambrose (Iowa) (28-23)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 11 a.m. No. 4 Midland (Neb.) vs. No. 5 St. Ambrose (Iowa)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 2 – 2:30 p.m. No. 2 Indiana Tech vs. No. 3 Bryan (Tenn.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 3 – 6 p.m. No. 1 Oklahoma Wesleyan vs. Winner Game 1
Live Video • Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 5 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 6 – 6 p.m. Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 1 p.m. Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 5
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 8 – 4:30 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Video • Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – TBA Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Video • Live Stats

 


Bellevue Bracket
May 15-18 | Don Roddy Field | Bellevue, Neb.
Hosted by Bellevue (Neb.)

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Bellevue (Neb.) (49-9)
2. Science & Arts (Okla.) (41-15)
3. Davenport (Mich.) (41-15)
4. Antelope Valley (Calif.) (36-16)
5. Judson (Ill.) (37-18)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 10 a.m. No. 4 Antelope Valley (Calif.) vs. No. 5 Judson (Ill.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 2 – 2 p.m. No. 2 Science & Arts (Okla.) vs. No. 3 Davenport (Mich.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 3 – 6 p.m. No. 1 Bellevue (Neb.) vs. Winner Game 1
Live Video • Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 10 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 5 – 2 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 6 – 6 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Video • Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 12 p.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 8 – 4 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Video • Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 12 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Video • Live Stats

 


Hattiesburg Bracket
May 15-18 | Milton Wheeler Field | Hattiesburg, Miss.
Hosted by William Carey (Miss.)

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Southeastern (Fla.) (48-9)
2. Texas Wesleyan (45-13)
3. William Carey (Miss.) (38-17)
4. Lyon (Ark.) (34-22)
5. LSU Alexandria (La.) (33-22)

Monday, May 15  
Game 1 – 9 a.m. No. 4 Lyon (Ark.) vs. No. 5 LSU Alexandria (La.)
Live Stats
Game 2 – 12 p.m. No. 2 Texas Wesleyan vs. No. 3 William Carey (Miss.)
Live Stats
Game 3 – 3 p.m. No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) vs. Winner Game 1
Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 9 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Stats
Game 5 – 12 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Stats
Game 6 – 3 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 10 a.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Stats
Game 8 – 1 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 11 a.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Stats

 


Hutchinson Bracket
May 15-18 | Hobart-Detter Field/Rice Field | Hutchinson, Kan.
Hosted by Tabor (Kan.)
Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Clarke (Iowa) (45-12)
2. Missouri Baptist (41-14)
3. Tabor (Kan.) (41-15)
4. Jamestown (N.D.) (40-19)
5. Concordia (Neb.) (33-20)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 11 a.m. No. 4 Jamestown (N.D.) vs. No. 5 Concordia (Neb.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 2 – 2:30 p.m. No. 2 Missouri Baptist vs. No. 3 Tabor (Kan.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 3 – 6 p.m. No. 1 Clarke (Iowa) vs. Winner Game 1
Live Video • Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 5 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 6 – 6 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Video • Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 8 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Video • Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 12 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Video • Live Stats

 


Kingsport Bracket
May 15-18 | Hunter Wright Stadium | Kingsport, Tenn.
Hosted by Kingsport CVB & Appalachian Athletic Conference 

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Keiser (Fla.) (39-18)
2. Tennessee Wesleyan (39-18)
3. IU Southeast (Ind.) (45-13)
4. Talladega (Ala.) (36-22)
5. Marian (Ind.) (29-21)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 11 a.m. No. 4 Talladega (Ala.) vs. No. 5 Marian (Ind.)
Live Stats
Game 2 – 2:30 p.m. No. 2 Tennessee Wesleyan vs. No. 3 IU Southeast (Ind.)
Live Stats
Game 3 – 6 p.m. No. 1 Keiser (Fla.) vs. Winner Game 1
Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Stats
Game 5 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Stats
Game 6 – 6 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Stats
Game 8 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – TBD Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Stats

 


Lawrenceville Bracket
May 15-18 | Grizzly Baseball Field | Lawrenceville, Ga.
Hosted by Georgia Gwinnett 

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Georgia Gwinnett (38-19)
2. Webber International (Fla.) (38-15)
3. Central Methodist (Mo.) (42-15)
4. The Master’s (Calif.) (35-21)
5. LSU Shreveport (La.) (38-19)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 11 a.m. No. 4 The Master’s (Calif.) vs. No. 5 LSU Shreveport (La.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 2 – 3 p.m. No. 2 Webber International (Fla.) vs. No. 3 Central Methodist (Mo.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 3 – 7 p.m. No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett vs. Winner Game 1
Live Video • Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 5 – 3 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 6 – 7 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Video • Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 8 – 3 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Video • Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 12 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Video • Live Stats

 


Lima Bracket
May 15-18 | St. Rita’s Sports Complex | Lima, Ohio
Hosted by Northwestern Ohio

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. University of Northwestern Ohio (43-10)
2. Middle Georgia State (43-14)
3. Hope International (Calif.) (32-15)
4. MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) (34-18)
5. Midway (Ky.) (28-28)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 9 a.m. No. 4 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) vs. No. 5 Midway (Ky.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 2 – 12:30 p.m. No. 2 Middle Georgia State vs. No. 3 Hope International (Calif.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 3 – 4 p.m. No. 1 University of Northwestern Ohio vs. Winner Game 1
Live Video • Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 9 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 5 – 12:30 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 6 – 4 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Video • Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 8 – 3 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Video • Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 12 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Video • Live Stats

 


Montgomery Bracket
May 15-18 | Harrison Field | Montgomery, Ala.
Hosted by Faulkner (Ala.)

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Faulkner (Ala.) (47-10)
2. St. Thomas (Fla.) (35-17)
3. Huntington (Ind.) (33-11)
4. Cumberlands (Ky.) (42-15)
5. Truett McConnell (Ga.) (31-26)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 11:30 a.m. No. 4 Cumberlands (Ky.) vs. No. 5 Truett McConnell (Ga.)
Live Stats
Game 2 – 3:30 p.m. No. 2 St. Thomas (Fla.) vs. No. 3 Huntington (Ind.)
Live Stats
Game 3 – 7:30 p.m. No. 1 Faulkner (Ala.) vs. Winner Game 1
Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 11:30 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Stats
Game 5 – 3:30 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Stats
Game 6 – 7:30 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 1:30 p.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Stats
Game 8 – 5:30 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 2 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Stats

 


Oklahoma City Bracket
May 15-18 | Jim Wade Stadium | Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hosted by Oklahoma City

Tournament Website | Tournament Stats

Teams
1. Oklahoma City (45-8)
2. Mayville State (N.D.) (46-10)
3. Campbellsville (Ky.) (33-19)
4. Friends (Kan.) (31-20)
5. College of Idaho (24-28)

Monday, May 15
Game 1 – 11 a.m. No. 4 Friends (Kan.) vs. No. 5 College of Idaho
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 2 – 2:30 p.m. No. 2 Mayville State (N.D.) vs. No. 3 Campbellsville (Ky.)
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 3 – 6 p.m. No. 1 Oklahoma City vs. Winner Game 1
Live Video • Live Stats
Tuesday, May 16
Game 4 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 5 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 6 – 6 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Live Video • Live Stats
Wednesday, May 17
Game 7 – 11 a.m. Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Live Video • Live Stats
Game 8 – 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
Live Video • Live Stats
Thursday, May 18
Game 9 – 12 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 8
(if necessary) Live Video • Live Stats

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