2018 IIAC Baseball Tournament Notes
May 9, 2018
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The 2018 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference baseball champions and #1-seeded, the University of Dubuque Spartans, will begin play in the IIAC Baseball Tournament on Thursday, May 10 at 5:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids.
Single-day tickets are $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students with a college ID or younger. Iowa Conference faculty and staff may present their IDs for free admission as well. An “All-Sessions” pass is available as well at a price of $16.00 for adults and $8.00 for students. Tickets can be purchased in advance by contacting the Kernels office at 319.363.3887.
-The Spartans finished the regular season with the best batting average of any Iowa Conference team this season at .308.
-UD's 252 runs in 2018 is second in the IIAC, finishing only 12 runs behind Loras' 264.
-As a pitching staff, UD finished with a 3.44 ERA, the second best in the conference.
-The pitching staff also heads into the tournament with the best strikeout-to-walk ratio in the IIAC at 3.72.
Live Stats/Stream: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/iiac/
Tournament is a double elimination (weather permitting) tournament.
Thursday, May 10
Game 1 at 11:00 a.m. - #4-seeded Loras vs. #5-seeded Luther at Daniels Park
Game 2 at 11:00a a.m. - #3-seeded Coe vs. #6-seeded Buena Vista at Veterans Stadium
Game 3 at 2:00 p.m. - Game 2 Winner vs. #2 Wartburg
Game 4 at 5:00 p.m. - Game 1 Winner vs. #1 Dubuque
Game 5 at 8:00 p.m. - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
Friday, May 11
Game 6 at 1:00 p.m. - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner
Game 7 at 4:00 p.m. - Game 5 Winner vs. Lower Seeded Loser of Games 3 & 4
Game 8 at 7:00 p.m. - Game 7 Winner vs. Higher Seeded Loser of Games 3 & 4
(Exception: If one of the Game 3 or 4 Losers already has had a bye, that team will play in Game 7,
regardless of seed.)
Saturday, May 12
Game 9 at 10:00 a.m. - Game 8 Winner vs. Game 6 Loser
Game 10 at 1:00 p.m. - Game 6 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner
Game 11 at 4:00 p.m. - Game 6 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner (if necessary)
[Sunday is a permissible rain date.]