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April 28, 2014

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MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State (S.D.) will be the fourth-seed when 2014 NAIA Unaffiliated North Star Athletic Association/Frontier Baseball Championship opens on Friday, May 2 in Valley City, N.D.  Games will be played at Charlie Brown Stadium.  The NSAA/Frontier Baseball Championship will be hosted by Valley City State University (N.D.).

The Trojans finished their 2014 regular-season schedule with an overall record of 21-26 and 6-10 in North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) conference game.  Dakota State was 10-10 in NSAA/Frontier conference play.

Jamestown will be the top-seeded team in the tournament with an overall record of 31-8 (14- NSAA/Frontier conference record).  Mayville State (N.D.) (37-12, 15-5 NSAA/Frontier) will be the second seed, with Valley City State (18-27, 9-9 NSAA/Frontier) the third seed.  Dickinson State (N.D.) (10-38, 6-14 NSAA/Frontier) is the No. 5 seed and Presentation (S.D.) (10-39, 4-16 NSAA/Frontier) is the No. 6 seed.

The NAIA Unaffiliated NSAA/Frontier tournament will be played according to the NAIA-baseball Coaches' Association Six-Team Double-Elimination Bracket.  The tournament champion receives an automatic berth to the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round, which will be played on May 12-15 at nine different campus sites announced by the NAIA.

The tournament kicks off on Friday at 12 p.m. when the No. 1 seed Jamestown takes on No. 6 seed Presentation.  At 3:30 p.m., No. 2 seed Mayville State plays No. 5 seed Dickinson State.  No. 3 seed Valley City State and No. 4 seed Dakota State play the final game on Friday evening at 7 p.m.

The postseason runs through Monday, May 5 with the championship game.  Pairings may need to be adjust after the outcomes of Game 5 and 6 on Saturday.  All games are nine (9) innings with 10-run mercy rule after seven (7) innings.  There will be no 10-run rule in the championship game.

2014 NAIA North Star Athletic Association/Frontier Baseball Championship – hosted by Valley City State University – Charlie Brown Stadium – Valley City, N.D.

Friday, May 2, 2014
Game 1:  No. 1 seed Jamestown (N.D.) 20, No. 6 seed Presentation (S.D.) 7 - FINAL/7 innings
Game 2:  No. 2 seed Mayville State (N.D.) 7, No. 5 seed Dickinson State (N.D.) 6 - FINAL
Game 3:  No. 3 seed Valley City State (N.D.) 8, No. 4 seed Dakota State (S.D.) 7 - FINAL/11 innings

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Game 4 (Loser's Out Game):  No. 5 seed Dickinson State (N.D.) 14, No. 5 seed Presentation (S.D.) 2 - FINAL/8 innings
Game 5:  No. 1 seed Jamestown (N.D.) 8, No. 4 seed Dakota State (S.D.) 3 - FINAL
Game 6 (Winner's Bracket):  No. 2 seed Mayville State (N.D.) 20, No. 3 seed Valley City State (N.D.) 3 - FINAL/7 innings

Sunday, May 4, 2014
Game 7 (Winner's Bracket):  No. 1 seed Jamestown (N.D.) (33-8) vs. No. 2 seed Mayville State (N.D.) (39-12) – 11 a.m.
Game 8 (Loser's Out Game):  No. 5 seed Dickinson State (N.D.) (11-39) vs. No. 3 seed Valley City State (N.D.) (19-28) – 2 p.m.
Game 9 (Loser's Out Game):  Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 7 – 5 p.m.

Monday, May 5, 2014
Game 10:  Game 7 winner vs. Game 9 winner – 1 p.m. (Championship Game)
Game 11:  Game 10 winner vs. Game 10 winner – 4 p.m. (If necessary if Game 7 winner suffer first loss in Game 10) Winner advances to 2014 NAIA Baseball National Tournament Opening Round on May 12-15

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
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