Welcome to the tournament page for the 2015 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 - D.J. Conville
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 - Northwood University (Fla.)
Third Seed - Campbellsville University (Ky.)
Fourth Seed - Lyon College (Ark.)
Fifth Seed - University of St. Francis (Ill.)
NAIA Champions of Character representatives from each team recognized at the pre-banquet meeting on Tuesday
Miracle League players with umpires and head coaches of Tuesday's final game
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-VIDEO BROADCASTS:
The Faulkner Sports Network will be providing FREE live 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
SCHEDULE & RESULTS:
Tuesday, May 12
|GAME 1 - 11 a.m.||Score|
Lyon's Griffin Glaude allows just five hits and no runs while striking out four in six innings of work against St. Francis
|GAME 2 - 3 p.m.|
Campbellsville's Miguel Solano-Espinoza turns a double play against Northwood
|GAME 3 - 7 .m.|
Faulkner's Nick Cain smashes a solo blast against Lyon
Wednesday, May 13
|GAME 4 - 11 a.m.||Score|
Northwood pitcher Keivan Berges creates his own run support with three RBIs which included this solo blast to right field against St. Francies
|GAME 5 - 3 p.m.|
Faulkner catcher Robert Llera prevents Alex Kline from tying the game on this collision at home after a rocket from Chris Madera in center field
|GAME 6 - 7 p.m.|
Lyon catcher Isaac Struense makes the tag at home preventing the go-ahead run on this Northwood squeeze effort
Thursday, May 14
|GAME 7 - 11 a.m.||Score|
Richard Ramirez caps Campbellsville's seven-run ninth inning with this three-run bomb
|GAME 8 - 3 p.m.|
Chris Madera crushes this go-ahead bomb in the seventh inning
Faulkner goes 3-0 and claims Montgomery Bracket championship; will return to Avista NAIA World Series
GAME 8 Gallery