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Baseball Seeded Fourth In GPAC Tournament

Northwestern College earned the fourth seed in the 2016 GPAC Baseball Tournament that will be held at two different sites (Fremont, Neb. and Sioux City, Iowa) later this week.

Northwestern ended the conference regular season tied with Concordia for fourth place with an 11-9 record but earned the tie break for the fourth seed. The Red Raiders, with a 22-25 overall record, will open play in the Midland Bracket on Thursday afternoon at 3pm against Concordia. 

Midland, the GPAC regular season champion, is the top seed and will play #8 seed Dakota Wesleyan at 6pm on Thursday night. 

The other four-team bracket is in Sioux City with No. 2 seed Briar Cliff as the host team.

The Midland Bracket champion will play the Briar Cliff Bracket champion for the GPAC Championship on Tuesday, May 10 at the highest remaining seed.

GPAC Press Release | PDF

2016 GPAC Baseball Tournament Brackets

Midland Bracket 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Game #1 – (4) Northwestern (22-25, 11-9) vs. (5) Concordia (26-25, 11-9) – 3 pm
Game #2 – (1) Midland  (37-16-1, 15-5) vs. (8) Dakota Wesleyan (25-25, 9-11) – 6 pm

Friday, May 6, 2016
Game #3 – Winner Game #1 vs. Winner Game #2 – Noon  
Game #4 – Loser Game #1 vs. Loser Game #2 – 3pm
Game #5 – Winner Game #4 vs. Loser Game #3 – 6pm

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Game #6 – Winner Game #3 vs. Winner Game #5 – Noon
Game #7 – If necessary (Game #6 winner/loser) – 3pm
 

 Briar Cliff Bracket 

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Game #1 – (3) Morningside (39-14, 13-7) vs. (6) Mount Marty (23-25, 10-10) – Noon   
Game #2 – (2) Briar Cliff (30-21, 14-6) vs. (7) Hastings (18-32, 10-10) – 3pm


Friday, May 6, 2016
Game #3 – Winner Game #1 vs. Winner Game #2 – 9am  
Game #4 – Loser Game #1 vs. Loser Game #2 – Noon   
Game #5 – Winner Game #4 vs. Loser Game #3 – 3pm

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Game #6 – Winner Game #3 vs. Winner Game #5 – Noon
Game #7 – If necessary (Game #6 winner/loser) – 3pm
 

 GPAC Baseball Championship Game – Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Game #8 – Midland Bracket Winner vs. Briar Cliff Bracket Winner (at highest seed)
3pm (no lights) or 6pm (lights)