Tuesday’s quarterfinal round of the Patriot League tournament produced Friday’s semifinal opponents for No. 9 Navy and No. 11 Loyola Maryland.
The Midshipmen (10-3), the top seed in the tournament, will meet Army (9-5) in the first semifinal at 4:30 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The Black Knights, the No. 4 seed, walloped No. 5 seed Lehigh, 13-6.
The Greyhounds (10-3), the No. 2 seed, will clash with Bucknell (10-4) in the second semifinal at 7:30 p.m. The Bison, the No. 3 seed, routed No. 6 seed Holy Cross, 13-7.
The top two seeds prevailed in their respective regular-season matchups. Navy edged Army, 11-10, in overtime on April 16, while Loyola pounded Bucknell, 14-3, on March 26.
The winning teams in the semifinal round will meet in the Patriot League tournament final on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.