Newport News, VA – The USCAA is proud to announce that Robert Morris University-Springfield and Penn State Greater Allegheny have been selected to host the 2012 through 2015 USCAA Baseball Small College World Series. Robert Morris-Springfield has been selected as the host for 2012 and 2014 at Chamberlain Park. Penn State Greater Allegheny will host in 2013 and 2015 at Pullman Park in Butler, Pennsylvania.
“The United States Collegiate Athletic Association is extremely proud and excited to bring the 2012-2015 Baseball National Championships to Springfield, Illinois and Butler, Pennsylvania,” states USCAA Chief Operating Officer Matt Simms. Our hosts, Robert Morris Springfield and Penn State Greater Allegheny have both invested great time in organizing bids for these events. Working with their communities and respective ballparks, I’m confident that our student athletes will receive a first class experience for years to come.”
Robert Morris University is located in Illinois’ state capital. This location has many historic, cultural, and recreational activities. Penn State Greater Allegheny is located in Butler County, Pennsylvania, located less than 50 minutes from PNC Park, Heinz Field, and the city of Pittsburgh which features a variety of different cultures and historical scenery.
“Our institution is extremely honored to host the 2013 and 2015 USCAA Small College World Series,” stated Penn State Greater Allegheny Athletic Director Jim Chester. “We are very excited to showcase Butler County and Pullman Park to the rest of the memberships. We are excited and proud to represent Penn State University and the PSUAC in such a prestigious event”
“As Co-Director for the 2012 Baseball Small College World Series, we are extremely happy and excited of the announcement from the USCAA that RMU has been awarded the 2012 and 2014 Baseball Small College World Series,” commented RMU Associate Director of Athletics Chris Ryan. “We look forward to hosting and providing a positive experience for all of our student athletes participating and spectators alike.” Co-Director Tom Roth stated,” I want to personally thank the USCAA for awarding this tournament to Robert Morris University and the city of Springfield. This bid process would not have been possible without the hard work, leadership, and guidance of RMU Associate Director of Athletics Chris Ryan, Gina Gemberling of The Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Mark Frech of the Capital Area Sports Commission and countless other contributors.”
The 2012 Small College World Series will be held May 7-12 in Springfield, Illinois. If you would like more information on USCAA baseball, the Small College World Series, or Robert Morris – Springfield and Penn State Greater Allegheny please contact Michael Goodman at Michael.Goodman@theuscaa.com or at 757-706-3756.