The Owens Community College men's baseball team will look to advance to its third World Series national tournament as the Express compete in the NJCAA Region XII Men's Baseball Championships later this week. The tournament will take place in Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday-Saturday, May 8-11.
Led by Head Coach Devin Taylor, the Express will take a 14-27 overall record into the double elimination tournament where they will play Jackson Community College (23-15-2) at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8. If they would advance, the Express will play the Lakeland Community College (21-12)/Delta College (26-17) winner at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. The championship game will occur at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 11.
Teams participating in the tournament include Owens Community College, Jackson Community College, Lakeland Community College, Delta College, Grand Rapids Community College (21-25), Muskegon Community College (32-13), Lake Michigan College (17-23) and Kellogg Community College (30-14).
Taylor's team finished the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference regular season with a 7-17 (fourth place) overall record.
The NJCAA Division II World Series will take place May 25 – June 1 in Enid, Okla