Misericordia Baseball Has Brought Home the Brass For the First Time.

Firsts in sports are always the sweetest. For Miseracordia Baseball, it’s not been a while since the first D3 Baseball Championship. This week was the first.

First-time NCAA D3 World Series Champions, that is.

Misericordia (seeded #5) defeated #4 Pomona-Pitzer in the first round, #8 seed Lynchburg, and #1 seed Endicott, and then finally won the best-of-three-game series against Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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After winning the first game of the Series 12–9, Wisconsin-Whitewater exploded to a 12–1 advantage in Game 2, sending five home runs out of the Park. But in the pivotal Game 3, Misericordia brought the offense, scoring seven runs in the bottom of the first.

Located nearly 120 miles north of Philadelphia in Dallas, Pennsylvania, Misericordia was founded as a college in 1924. Its founding dates back to The Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Order of Mercy, which was founded in Ireland in 1831 and moved to Wyoming, Pennsylvania, around 1875.

Misericordia has had a sports program dating back to 1932. Misericordia became a University in 2007.
You’ve read correctly. A Pennsylvania Team 120 miles from Philadelphia, based in Dallas, has won a championshipDallas, PA.

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