TFC Baseball Headed to NCCAA World Series
The Toccoa Falls Eagles have been chosen by the selection committee to attend the 2014 NCCAA College World Series in Mason, Ohio. The World Series will be played on May 14-17, and will be hosted by Prasco Park.
The Eagles (33-16) will travel north as the #6 seed in the 10 team tournament. The other participants are as follows: #1 Oklahoma Christian University (37-15), #2 Trevecca Nazarene University (41-12), #3 Lee University (33-17), #4 Fresno Pacific University (30-16), #5 Bluefield College (33-17), #7 Cedarville University (28-25), #8 Trinity Christian College-Ill. (26-20) ,#9 Shorter University (15-32), and #10 Lancaster Bible College (17-18).
Under the new NCCAA baseball alignment in which divisions one and two were condensed into a single division, the format of the World Series will be round robin pool play with a single elimination semifinals for the top two teams from each pool.
The Eagles, winner of three straight NCCAA DII World Series, will open Pool B play on Wednesday at 11:00 AM against the Lee Flames. Also on Wednesday, Toccoa will see the Trevecca Trojans at 8:00 PM. The Cedarville Yellow Jackets will be TFC’s lone game on Thursday at 11:00 AM. The Eagles will conclude pool play on Friday at 1:00 PM with the Lancaster Bible Chargers.
The semifinals will be played on Friday night at 5:00 and 8:00, and the championship game will be played on Saturday at 1:00 PM.
This is the 6th NCCAA World Series appearance for Toccoa Falls, qualifying each season since 2009. The Eagles have experienced unprecedented success at the friendly confines of Prasco. Toccoa finished as World Series champions in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013. TFC’s placed as runners-up in 2010.