Two local college basebell teams have earned the opportunity to compete in the 2014 NCAA Division III Baseball Championships.

Keystone College and Misericordia University will both play in the Mid-Atlantic bracket of the NCAA Regional Tournament, which begins today, May 14, at PNC Field in Moosic.

After winning its sixth straight Colonial States Athletic Conference championship, Keystone (27-12) is the No. 6 seed and will face No. 3 seed Susquehanna in the first round Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Susquehanna (28-12) won the Landmark Conference championship.

Meanwhile, Misericordia (29-13-1) captured its fourth straight MAC Freedom Conference crown and is the No. 5 seed. The Cougars will play No. 4 Baldwin Wallace University (25-18), runner-up in the Ohio Athletic Conference, in the tournament opener Wednesday at 10 a.m.

The list of teams in the tournament in order of seeding are: Moravian College, Rowan University, Susquehanna University, Baldwin Wallace University, Misericordia University (host), (Keystone), Wesleyan University (Conn.) and Haverford College.

Tickets for the Mid-Atlantic Regionals are $8 for adults, $4 for students, seniors and children under 12 and include access to all contests that day.

The winner of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament, along with the winners of the seven other regional tournaments, will qualify for the double-elimination, Division III College World Series to be played at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wisconsin, May 23-27.

Times-Shamrock writer Scott Walsh also contributed to the story.