Wilmington Univ. falls in opener at Div. II College World Series
A disappointing start to the Wilmington University’s baseball team first ever appearance in the NCAA Division II College World Series.
The Wildcats were edged by Catawba 3-2 Saturday in their opening contest at the eight-team, double elimination national championship tournament.
Wilmington gave up two first inning runs and was unable to recover –limited just two hits by five Catawba pitchers.
The loss drops the 37-14 Willdcats into the losers bracket. They need a win Monday over Angelo State to stay alive.
Angelo State was shut out 4-o by Henderson State in its opening contest Saturday.