Dowling was selected as the 5th seed after finishing the regular season with a record 27-15 and earning East Coast Conference Regular Season Champion honors. Five Golden Lions received All ECC honors including Daniel Parisi (1st Team Catcher), John Cruz (1st Team Outfield), RJ Going (1st Team Utility), Michael Richter (2nd Team 1st Base), and Nicholas Persad (2nd Team Pitcher). Dowling will face #2 seeded Stonehill College on Thursday, May 14 at 3pm. Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH. The winner of the East Regional will advance to the NCAA Championship Finals, scheduled for May 23-30 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex, in Cary, NC. The East Region Champion will face the champion of the Southeast Region in the first game of the national finals.
Thursday, May 14
Game 1: (1) Franklin Pierce vs. (6) St. Thomas Aquinas – 11:00 a.m.
Game 2: (2) Stonehill vs. (5) Dowling – 3:00 p.m.
Game 3: (3) Southern NH vs. (4) Wilmington – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, May 15
Game 4: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser – 11:00 a.m.
Game 5: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 3 Loser – 3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner – 7:00 p.m.