Welcome to the tournament page for the 2014 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round - Montgomery Bracket, hosted by Faulkner University.
We want the opening round experience to be an outstanding one, so the following details have been provided to give teams, fans and media quick and easy access to pertinent information regarding this tournament site. Below you will find links to informative web pages, access to helpful downloads, game schedules, results and more. We are constantly updating this page, so check back often!
NAIA Site Supervisor - Buzz Phillips
Host Site Coordinator - Doug Amos, Assistant Athletic Director
Assistant Host Site Coordinator - Ryan Bartels, Sports Information Director
MONTGOMERY BRACKET TEAMS:
Clicking on a team name will take you to the school's baseball webpage:
Top Seed - Faulkner University
Second Seed - LSU-Shreveport University
Third Seed - MidAmerica Nazarene University
Fourth Seed - Judson University
Fifth Seed - Point University
Participating teams will be staying at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa:
201 Tallapoosa St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
Team information regarding hotel accommodations can be found HERE.
You can access the NAIA's baseball information by clicking HERE.
Social Media: Twitter link @FaulknerEagle, Facebook link Faulkner Sports
LIVE STATS LINK:
Faulkner will be providing a live game statistics feed for each game in the event. You can access that Dakstats tournament feed by clicking HERE.
FREE LIVE AUDIO BROADCASTS:
The Faulkner Sports Network will be providing FREE live audio broadcasts for all of Faulkner's games throughout the opening round. If your team is playing the Eagles or if your school has elected to use our broadcasting services, you can tune in FREE through our Stretch Internet page or via our athletics app (see below). The live event portal can be found HERE. (Please note that games will be entered once teams and times have been provided).
FAULKNER ATHLETICS APP:
We know what you're thinking, "Why would I want to download Faulkner's athletic department application?" We feel that it will provide you simple, easy access to this information and a convenient, portable link to our FREE live event audio broadcasts (see above). It's available for the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch (sorry, no Android app at this time). You can always delete the app when the opening round is completed. If you feel that this app could prove helpful, you can download it for FREE in the iTunes store by clicking HERE.
OPENING ROUND BRACKET:
The site bracket can be downloaded in PDF form by clicking HERE.
Adult Tournament Pass - $25
Student Tournament Pass (with ID) - $12
Adult Daily Ticket - $10
Student Daily Ticket (with ID) - $5
Children 12 and under - FREE
Montgomery Bracket honors Champions of Character representatives
From left: LSU Shreveport's Jason Mouton, MidAmerica Nazrene's Colin Starr, Judson's Chris Simon, Point's Harrison Pollurd and Faulkner's Dalton Raybon received Champions of Character certificates Sunday night
SCHEDULE & RESULTS:
Monday, May 12
Point's Chad Helms hits a two-RBI double to right field in the Skyhawks' five-run second inning effort
|Game 1 Box|
|LSU Shreveport (2)||10|
|MidAmerica Nazarene (3)||14|
Joe Smith crushes a solo shot to left-center for MidAmerica Nazarene in the fourth inning
|Game 2 Box|
Jay Gause logs a staggering 16 strikeouts against Point Friday evening
|Game 3 Box|
Tuesday, May 13
LSU Shreveport's Ridge Gonsoulin parks a solo shot over the left center wall in the sixth inning
|Game 4 Box|
Faulkner's Sergio Sanchez smashes this base hit against the Pioneers
Point's Jonathan DeJesus makes the tag out a home in the second inning
|Game 6 Box|
Day 3 action postponed ... story below
Wednesday's Montgomery Bracket schedule rained out ... click here for story
Thursday, May 15
MNU's Caleb Swartz fires to the place during semifinal game CREDIT: Jon Owen, FSN
|Game 8 Box|
|Faulkner wins Montgomery Bracket championship|