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BASE: Wilkes to play in the MAC Freedom tournament

Colonels celebrate a walk-off win

Colonels celebrate a walk-off win

Kirsten Peters

Kirsten Peters

Colonels celebrate a walk-off win

Benjamin Mandell, Co-Sports editor

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Wilkes University heads down to West Lawn this weekend May 4th, to play for the Middle Athletic Conference (MAC) Freedom crown. The playoff appearance is the first for the Colonels since 2009.

Wilkes (17-15; 12-8 MAC) comes into the tournament as the third seed behind DeSales (27-13; 17-4 MAC), Misericordia (27-11; 17-4 MAC). King’s (20-14; 12-9) is the fourth and final seed in the tournament.

The MAC Freedom tournament is a double-elimination tournament with every game playing the full nine innings at Owls Field in West Lawn, Pennsylvania. The schedule according to GoMACsports is as follows:



                 Game 1— DeSales vs King’s, 4:00 p.m.

                 Game 2— Misericordia vs Wilkes, 7:30 p.m.


                 Game 3— G1 Winner vs G2 Winner, 11:00 a.m.

                 Game 4— G1 Loser vs G2 Loser, 3:00 p.m.

                 Game 5— G3 Loser vs G4 Winner, 7:30 p.m.


                 Game 6— G3 Winner vs G5 Winner, 12:00 p.m.

                 Game 7— (if necessary), 3:00 p.m.


All Wilkes games will be covered on 90.7 WCLH, via the WCLH live stream at, or through the tunein app. Check back the The Beacon website for post game coverage as well.

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BASE: Wilkes to play in the MAC Freedom tournament