There is a difference between confidence and arrogance. Merrimack College head coach Nick Barese wanted to make sure his team knew that.
The Warriors played their best baseball at the perfect point, entering the postseason with 18 wins in their last 24 games after starting just 8-12 and 2-6 in Northeast-10 Conference play.
They looked at winning the NE-10 crown as just another obstacle in a season full of them. So, why not be confident and just go after it?