Alvernia beat Haverford, 8-3, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III baseball tournament Wednesday in Lakewood, N.J.

Haverford's Nick Miranda (New Hope) was 3 for 4 with an RBI. The Fords (24-18) will play at 1:15 Thursday in the double-elimination tournament.

Nole Saylor (Boyertown) drove in three for Alvernia.

Pat Moran (Cherry Hill Wesst), Mike Kerns (Archbishop Wood) and Bill Parave (Pennsauken) each drove in three runs to lead Penn State Abington (24-19) past McDaniel (24-23) by a 10-6 score, in the ECAC South tournament in Westminster, Md.

Brian Camp (Cheltenham) raised his record to 5-4 with a five-inning relief stint.

The Lions will play Wesley in Saturday's second round.


Daniel Gordy, Rosemont's men's tennis coach, will also coach the women's team next season.