Indianapolis – The Roanoke College Baseball team will be playing in the Danville Regional as the 56 team field was announced very late on Sunday evening.
The sixth-seeded Maroons will face top-seeded Salisbury on Thursday in a time to be determined on Monday. The others teams in the regional are No. 2 LaGrange, No. 3 Rowan, No. 4 Emory and No. 5 Otterbein.
Roanoke has a school record 29 wins on the season and won its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference title back on May 8 when it topped Washington and Lee 4-3 to win the first league championship in school history. Salisbury won the Capital Athletic Conference and is currently 31-9 on the season.
Averett University is partnering with the City of Danville and the Danville Braves to host the 2017 NCAA Division III Baseball South Regional in Danville held May 18-22.
All games will be played on American Legion Post 325 Field at Dan Daniel Park, home of the Atlanta Braves' rookie league affiliate. Daily tickets are $10 for adult general admission and $5 for faculty, staff, students, senior citizens and children. Tournament passes are also available at $30 for adults and $15 for faculty, staff, students, senior citizens and children. Kids under 6 receive free admission. Tickets may be purchased at the D-Braves' box office (cash only), which will open two hours prior to the start of the first game each day.
Danville Regional Schedule
Thursday, May 18
11 a.m. – Salisbury vs. Roanoke
2:30 p.m. – LaGrange vs. Otterbein
6 p.m. – Rowan vs. Emory
Friday, May 19
11 a.m. – Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
2:30 p.m. – Game 1 Winner vs. Game 3 Loser
6 p.m. – Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner
Saturday, May 20
11 a.m. – TBD
2:30 p.m. – TBD
6 p.m. – TBD
Sunday, May 21
12 p.m. – TBD
3:30 p.m. – TBD (if necessary)