Top-Seeded Adrian College Set to Host 2018 MIAA Baseball Championship Tournament, May 9-11

No. 1 seed Adrian will serve as the host site for the sixth time in seven years since the MIAA Tournament was instituted in 2012.
No. 1 seed Adrian will serve as the host site for the sixth time in seven years since the MIAA Tournament was instituted in 2012.

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FREELAND, Mich.--Ten-time regular-season champion Adrian College will open its 2017 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament title defense on Wednesday when the nationally-ranked Bulldogs host Calvin College at 3 p.m. in Game 1 at Nicolay Field. Adrian College Television (ACTV) will carry the game live at this link and Adrian Athletics will have LiveStats. In fact, all MIAA tournament games at Adrian will have live video and stats.

Adrian won the season series over the Knights, 3-1, including a doubleheader sweep at home on April 13. The Bulldogs enter the postseason with a 30-10 overall record, No. 29 national ranking in the newly-released American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Top-30 (receiving 63 points in D3baseball.com Top-25), and 17-2 record at home. Adrian boasts the top offense (306 runs, 428 hits, 86 doubles, 17 triples, .324 batting average, .423 on-base percentage) and pitching (4.17 earned-run average/3.17 MIAA-only, .256 batting average against, 332 strikeouts) in the MIAA.

Individually, the Bulldogs are paced by six All-MIAA standouts.

Here is some additional information to help you during your visit to the College campus:

Admission

Adults: $7/game
Non-MIAA Students, Seniors 65+ and All Faculty/Staff with ID:
 $5/game
MIAA Students with ID
: Free
If you choose to leave the facility, you will need to purchase another ticket to re-enter.

The MIAA tournament program is available (SOON) in digital format via a QR code on the conference website or here. Just use your smartphone to scan and download.

Hotels and Restaurants in Adrian

Carlton Lodge - 1629 W Maumee St, Adrian, MI - (517) 263-7000

Super 8 Motel - 1091 US 223, Adrian, MI - (517) 265-8888

Holiday Inn Express - 1077 E US Highway 223, Adrian, MI - (517) 265-5700

Hoagie Man Deli - 103 Sand Creek Hwy, Adrian, MI - 517.263.2401

Frickers - 720 S Main St - 517.266.7991

ZZ's Sports Bar - 520 College Ave - 517.263.5550

Sauce Italian Grill & Pub - 149 N Main St - 517.759.4757

Jimmy John's - 1502 W Maumee St - 517.263.6400

Hooligan's Grill - 113 E Maumee St - 517.920.4291

Little Caesars Pizza - 442 W Maumee St - 517.265.4460

JR's Grill and Pub- 1368 Division St -517.920.4765

Domino's Pizza - 1113 W Beecher St - 517.263.0678

Culver's - 1360 N Main St - 517.265.5090

Papa John's Pizza - 802 W Maumee St - 517.266.6300

McDonald's - 1357 S Main St - 517.265.2370

Applebee's - 1396 S Main St - 517.263.3344

Burger King - 1400 S Main St - 517.265.8116

Jet's Pizza - 1390 S Main St - 517.266.1300

Taco Bell - 1024 S Main St - 517.265.8100

Starbucks - 1515 E. U.S. 223- 517.263.3565

Kentucky Fried Chicken - 930 S Main St - 517.263.5851

Aubree's Pizzeria and Grill - 1329 S Main St - 517.438.8367

CHOMP Burger - 240 N Main St - 517.263.0111

Chipotle Mexican Grill - 1421 S Main St - 517.264.1061

Tim Horton's - 727 S Main St - 517.265.8285

Bob Evans - 1417 S Main St - 517.263.1621

Red Lobster - 1420 S Main St - 517.263.3811

Driving Directions to Adrian College

Nicolay Field is directly accessible from Creehan Lane, which is between Docking Stadium and Arrington Ice Arena, off of Charles Street. Click on the link for more information. Visitors can also reach Nicolay Field with parking available at adjacent AC Softball Field (off Renfrew Ave.). 

Parking

There will be parking at a few places near and around Nicolay Field. The areas in red are preferred parking areas and if those are filled up, then parallel parking down Creehan Lane will be permitted. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT to fill the red areas first! PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON ANY GRASS NEAR AND AROUND THE FIELD!

 Nicolay Field Parking Map