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2021 Northeast Conference Tournament

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The 2021 Northeast Conference baseball tournament was held at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, CT. #2 Central Connecticut State University defeated #1 Bryant University for the title. It was an exact repeat of the 2019 tournament as top-seeded Bryant took the winner's bracket from second seeded Central Connecticut, but Central came back to defeat Bryant twice to take the title. Buddy Dewaine of Central Connecticut was named MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Bryant University 21-4 Ryan Klosterman
2 Central Connecticut State University 21-9 Charlie Hickey
3 Sacred Heart University 17-10 Nick Restaino
4 Long Island University 18-11 Dan Pirillo

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  First Round   Second Round   Final
                             
  1 Bryant 17  
  4 Long Island U. 13    
      1 Bryant 6  
      2 Central Connecticut St. 0    
  2 Central Connecticut St. 17          
  3 Sacred Heart 10        
      1 Bryant 5 2
        2 Central Connecticut St. 7 5
       
    2 Central Connecticut St. 5    
  4 Long Island U. 4     3 Sacred Heart 3  
  3 Sacred Heart 5  


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 27
Game 1 Bryant University 17-13 Long Island University
Game 2 Central Connecticut State University 17-10 Sacred Heart University
May 28
Game 3 Sacred Heart University 5-4 Long Island University Long Island eliminated
Game 4 Bryant University 6-0 Central Connecticut State University
May 29
Game 5 Central Connecticut State University 5-3 Sacred Heart University Sacred Heart eliminated
Game 6 Central Connecticut State University 7-5 Bryant University
May 30
Game 7 Central Connecticut State University 5-2 Bryant University Central Connecticut State advances to NCAA tournament