Cougars To Open NCAA Championship Finals Versus Swarthmore

2018 NCAA Baseball Championship

Concordia University Chicago will open the 2018 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Finals versus Swarthmore College at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wisconsin, at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

The Cougars (38-13), Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference regular-season champions, reached the NCAA Finals for the second consecutive year after going 5-1 to claim the Midwest Regional Championship.

The winner will advance to Saturday's 7:45 p.m. game versus the winner of the College of Wooster (40-8) and Texas Lutheran University (38-9), while the losers of the games will meet at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The eight teams at the Finals are split into two four-team double-elimination brackets and the two bracket winners will meet in a best-of-three series to determine the NCAA Champion.