Welcome to the tournament page for the Montgomery, Ala. Bracket of 2013 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round 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 Director - Buzz Phillips
Site Coordinator - Doug Amos, Assistant Athletic Director
Assistant Site Coordinator - Ryan Bartels, Sports Information Director
MONTGOMERY BRACKET TEAMS:
Clicking on a team name will take you to the school's baseball webpage:
Participating teams will be staying at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa:
201 Tallapoosa St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
You can access the NAIA's baseball information by clicking HERE.
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
SCHEDULE & RESULTS:
Thursday, May 9
|Mount Vernon Nazarene||4|
Indiana Tech's Eric Wald beats the throw to third early in the game.
|GAME 1 BOX|
Texas Wesleyan's Sam Martin moves to 12-0 on the year with the win in Game 2.
|GAME 2 BOX|
Michael Cruz crushes a grand slam for the Eagles in the eighth inning of Game 3
|GAME 3 BOX|
Friday, May 10
|Mount Vernon Nazarene||2|
Georgetown's Jordan Hinshaw beats the throw back to second base.
|GAME 4 BOX|
|Texas Wesleyan||4 (10 innings)|
Trevor Moon sneaks a score by a diving Zak Colby to tie the game in the fifth inning.
|GAME 5 BOX|
Indiana Tech's Ignatius Mackenzie has a huge hit in the elimination game
|GAME 6 BOX|
Saturday, May 11
Sergio Sanchez gets under the tag in a collision at home plate to score the run.
Julian Esquibel is lights out with 15 strikeouts for the Eagles.
|GAME 8 BOX|
Monday, May 13
|GAME (if necessary) - CHAMPIONSHIP GAME||Score|
|Faulkner - CHAMPIONS||14|
Idaho bound; Faulkner wins Montgomery Bracket in the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round