UNCW beats Elon to advance to CAA championship game

UNCW beats Elon to advance to CAA championship game

HARRISBURG, NC (WECT) - The UNCW baseball team exploded for 17 hits in an 11-3 win over Elon at the Colonial Athletic Association baseball tournament on Friday.

UNCW (36-20) advances to the championship game for the fourth consecutive year, needing one win to take the title. First pitch Saturday is scheduled for 11 a.m.

Elon (36-22) saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end, and will play at 7 p.m. on Friday against the Northeastern-Delaware winner.

Seven Seahawks starters had multiple hits. Greg Jones went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and a pair of RBIs.

Relief pitcher Austin Easter earned the victory for the Seahawks, and Austin Warren notched his first save of the season after closing the game with 4 1/3 shutout innings.

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