Farmingdale, N.Y. - The six-team field has been set for the 2018 Skyline Conference Softball Championship and Farmingdale State has earned the third-seed after finishing with an 11-5 record in conference play.
The Skyline Conference Softball Championship is set to get underway this afternoon, Wednesday, May 2nd, with single-elimination contests. Fifth-seeded Old Westbury will play host to #4 Mount Saint Vincent at 3 p.m., while the third-seeded Rams host #6 St. Joseph's-Brooklyn starting at 4:00 p.m. Top-seeded Mount Saint Mary College and second-seeded St. Joseph's-Long Island have earned byes into the double-elimination portion of the schedule.
The four-team, double-elimination portion will take place Friday-Sunday (May 4-6) at St. Joseph's College-Long Island. #1 Mount Saint Mary will take on the Mount Saint Vincent/Old Westbury winner at 2 p.m. on Friday, while the second-seeded Golden Eagles play the winner of the St. Joseph's-Brooklyn/Farmingdale State contest at 4 p.m.
1. Mount Saint Mary (17-14, 15-1 Skyline)
2. St. Joseph's-Long Island (18-8, 14-2 Skyline)
3. Farmingdale State (15-17, 11-5 Skyline)
4. Mount Saint Vincent (16-16, 11-5 Skyline)
5. Old Westbury (14-12, 7-9 Skyline)
6. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn (12-18, 5-11 Skyline)
Single-elimination, Wednesday, May 2
Game 1: Mount Saint Vincent at Old Westbury, 3 p.m.
Game 2: St. Joseph's-Brooklyn at Farmingdale State, 4 p.m.
Double-elimination (at St. Joseph's-Long Island)
Friday, May 4
Game 3: Mount Saint Vincent/Old Westbury winner vs. Mount Saint Mary, 2 p.m.
Game 4: St. Joseph's-Brooklyn/Farmingdale State winner vs. St. Joseph's-Long Island, 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 5
Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 11 a.m.
Game 6: Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 1 p.m.
Game 7: Game 6 winner vs. Game 5 loser, 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 6
Game 8: Game 5 winner vs. Game 7 winner, 11 a.m.
Game 9: if necessary, 30 minutes following the conclusion of Game 8