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Albany State to play in Black College World Series

The Golden Rams from Albany State will play in the HBCU World Series set in Montgomery
The Golden Rams from Albany State will play in the HBCU World Series set in Montgomery(Source: WALB)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 12:44 AM EDT
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MONTGOMERY, Al. (WALB) - Despite their runner up finish in the SIAC tournament over the weekend, the baseball season will continue for Albany State this week as the guys have been given a chance to play on another big time stage.

The Golden Rams have been invited to play in the Black College World Series up in Montgomery, a tournament that will feature eight HBCU programs from all over the Southeast.

Four teams were selected from Division Two and four from the from NAIA, a chance for scouts to see these guys in a city that loves baseball, in a stadium home to the Montgomery Biscuits.

And for ASU it’s a big opportunity to put their talent on full display.

“I think they can show they have yet to play their best baseball, I mean we played a really good game against Savannah State, we play a really good game in the championship game but I think they want to get out there and there is going to be some scouts there and be able to show that we are a top team, an HBCU team but also a top team in the region,” said Golden Rams head coach Scot Hemmings. “The guys are excited, we get to go play in a Double A stadium, the Montgomery Biscuits stadium and it’s going to be a great atmosphere, they are putting us up in a nice hotel and we get to play some good quality baseball and try to win a championship.”

And Albany State will open tournament play on Wednesday morning against Kentucky State.

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