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NECC Knights Head for NJCAA World Series

Submitted by on May 23, 2018 – 6:26 pm

The Northern Essex Community College Knights (26-14) will open up the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III World Series this Saturday, May 26, at 4 pm in Greeneville, TN, as the #6 seed in the eight-team tournament.  The Knights will play the #3 seed and four-time defending national champion Tyler (TX) Junior College.  Tyler defeated Northern Essex in the 2016 National Championship game.

If the Knights win on Saturday, they will play the winner of the game between Rowan-Gloucester (NJ) and St. Cloud Tech (MN) on Sunday at 7:30 pm.  If they lose, they will play the loser of that game at 12:30 on Sunday.

Last weekend, the Knights clinched the District F Super Regional Series with a 7-5 victory over Suffolk County Community College (NY), earning a berth in the NJCAA World Series.

This will be the Knights seventh trip to the NJCAA World Series in recent years.

All games will be televised on the NJCAA website.  For additional information on the tournament and accessing the broadcasts, visit the site.

Northern Essex competes as a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and sponsors eight varsity intercollegiate sports including baseball, men’s basketball, softball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track and field. For more information on NECC’s please visit the official website of Northern Essex Athletics.