The Alvernia baseball team beat Rochester Institute of Technology 8-4 on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Div. III Tournament.
The Crusaders will likely face top-seeded Johns Hopkins on Friday at 4:30pm in the winners bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
Penn State-Berks lost its opening round game 9-8 to UMass-Boston.
The Nittany Lions will face Salve Regina Friday at 9:30am in an elimination game.