2020 DII baseball preview: A way-too-early look at the 8 teams that could earn a spot in Cary


The first pitch of the 2020 DII baseball season is Friday, Jan. 31, and that’s when more than 250 teams begin the hunt for a national championship. Let’s take a stab at narrowing that field to eight and predicting those teams that survive the road to Cary.

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The eight schools that make it through Super Regionals will converge on the USA Baseball National Training Complex on the week of May 30-June 6. Last year, Tampa won its eighth DII baseball national championship in a field that a mere two teams — Mercyhurst and UC San Diego — made return trips from the year before.

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There are a slew of schools that are tournament regulars and look Super-Regional ready, but which eight seem poised to find themselves back in Cary in 2020? Let’s take a region-by-region look. 

The 2020 DII baseball championship: 8 for Cary

Region School Last trip to Cary
Atlantic Millersville 2016
Central Central Missouri 2019
East New York Tech 2019
Midwest Bellarmine Never
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