Twenty years after making its first appearance in the College World Series, the Salisbury University baseball team has finished the job. The sixth-ranked Sea Gulls captured their first-ever national championship in baseball, holding on to defeat the 19th-ranked St. Thomas (Minn.) Tommies, 4-2, in Game 2 of the best-of-three 2021 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship finals on Tuesday afternoon at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
After playing a huge role in securing the Sea Gulls’ first baseball national championship, Salisbury University outfielder Kavi Caster was named the Perfect Game/Rawlings Division III Most Valuable Player, announced by the organizations as part of last month’s Small School Final Rankings and Honors.
After leading the Sea Gulls to their first-ever baseball national championship, Salisbury University head baseball coach Troy Brohawn has been named the 2021 NCAA Division III Coach of the Year, announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and ATEC on Thursday.
After seizing its first national championship in program history in dominant fashion, the Salisbury University baseball team earned the No. 1 ranking in the final D3Baseball.com/NCBWA Division III Top 25 poll of the 2021 season, revealed last Friday.
The sixth-ranked Salisbury University baseball team arrived at the doorstep of its first national title, besting the 19th-ranked St. Thomas (Minn.) Tommies, 6-1, in Game 1 of the best-of-three 2021 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship finals on Monday afternoon at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The sixth-ranked Salisbury University baseball team is two wins away from bringing home its first-ever national championship.