Seahawks lose to Northeastern in extra innings
UNCW lost to Northeastern in the CAA championship game
By WECT Staff | May 30, 2021 at 5:35 PM EDT – Updated May 30 at 9:26 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The UNCW baseball team lost to Northeastern 11-10 in the CAA championship game Sunday afternoon at Brooks Field.
Northeastern freshman Max Viera launched a walk-off home run in the 10th inning, giving the Huskies the CAA title, as well as an automatic NCAA tournament bid.
UNCW (32-22) took a 10-9 lead in the top of the eighth inning after a two-run single by Noah Bridges. Northeastern (36-10) tied the game 10-10 in the bottom of the ninth inning, following a home run by Ben Malgeri.
The Seahawks will have to wait until 12:00 p.m. tomorrow for the NCAA Selection Show to see if they will qualify for the NCAA Tournament.
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