Baseball Set to Host SAA Championship Series Beginning Saturday

Baseball Set to Host SAA Championship Series Beginning Saturday

ROME, Ga. — After three straight wins to open Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament play last weekend, the Berry College baseball team is set to host the SAA Championship Series against the Rhodes College Lynx beginning Saturday at 2:00 p.m. 

The best-of-three series will continue into Sunday beginning at noon. If a third game is necessary, it will be played following the conclusion of game two on Sunday. This weekend will mark the first time the Vikings have competed in the SAA Championship Series, while the Lynx have made five straight finals appearances.

The Vikings roll into the weekend posting four of the top five batting averages in the league in Jacob Delk, Spence Johns, Zack Walch and Devin Post. As a team, Berry is leading the league with a .351 collective batting average, a .415 on base percentage and a .465 slugging percentage. The Vikings also lead the SAA with a 4.12 team ERA and 341 strikeouts. 

Berry completed a three-game sweep of the Lynx during the regular season at William R. Bowdoin Field, locking up their first SAA Regular Season crown in program history. 

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