(864) 977-7000
 


Crusaders Earn Top Seed in NCAA Southeast Regional

North Greenville baseball made history on Sunday evening as it secured the top seed in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region.

The Crusaders earned the regionís top seed after a record-breaking season which saw the team ranked first in D-II baseball for the first time in program history. NGUís resume was impressive and deserving of the top seed, having won all but one three-game set played this season, headlined by wins over #15 Belmont Abbey, #24 Mount Olive, and #4 Florida Southern.

North Greenville won each of its eight Conference Carolinas series this season which resulted in the programís first regular season title. The Crusaders also tacked on the teamís second Conference Carolinas tournament championship to cap the season.

Sunday nightís announcement made official the programís trip to the NCAA tournament after earning an automatic bid in 2015. It also added another first and a program-best as it was the first NGU program to earn a top seed in an NCAA Tournament and the highest seed in program history as well.

The Crusaders will host regional tournament at Ray & Bea Dillard Field with games scheduled to start on Thursday afternoon in Tigerville.

NCAA Southeast Regional Seeding

  1. North Greenville
  2. Georgia College 
  3. Belmont Abbey 
  4. Columbus State 
  5. UNC Pembroke
  6. Wingate 
  7. Lincoln Memorial
              

Related Stories


Sepko Tells NGU December Graduates to 'Learn from the Past, Look to the Future'
Retiring English professor Dr. Cathy Sepko told NGUís December graduating class that, no matter how bleak their past has been, they should learn from it and look to the future.   

Crusaders advance to quarterfinals after victory over Tuskegee in round-2
North Greenville took a 45-26 win over Tuskegee University in the second round of the NCAA Division-II playoffs.  

Baseball Wins Championship, the World Sees ďThe CatchĒ
The second title for NGU baseball was the biggest headline of the weekend.  

Art Department Fundraiser to Support Local Ministry
All proceeds from the event will go to Water of Life, a Greer-based non-profit. 

Alumna Shines at GLOW Lyric Theatre
Cook hired as GLOW's properties designer for 2016 summer festival season

NGU Announces Academic Reorganization of College of Christian Studies
The university will unify its CoCS.

NGU to Expand Presence, Adult Learning Opportunities in Greer
  NGU is now expanding its presence in Greer, SC, to open up even more opportunities for adult learners in the city and beyond.

Commemorating 500 Years of Reformation
NGU and First Presbyterian Church choirs and orchestra will combine to present a concert of sacred music.