JACKSON – The Jackson State baseball team found out that it will travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to take on the LSU (52-9) the No. 4 national seed in the opening game of the NCAA Regional during the NCAA Selection Show on ESPNU. The game will be held at Alex Box Stadium and Skip Bertman Field on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m.
See below for ticket information at www.LSUtix.net.
LSU won the SEC Baseball Tournament Championship over the weekend, knocking off No. 1 ranked Vanderbilt in the process. The JSU Tigers (34-20) won the SWAC Tournament Championship two weeks ago in Ft. Worth, Texas.
The other two teams competing in the Baton Rouge Regional are Sam Houston State and Louisiana-Lafayette, which will play their opening game on Friday at 7 p.m.
The NCAA Regional is a four-team, double elimination bracket played from Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2, or Monday, June 3, if game 7 is necessary. All NCAA National Seeds games will be streamed online by ESPN3. The national seeds are as follows: 1. North Carolina, 2. Vanderbilt, 3. Oregon St., 4. LSU, 5. Cal State Fullerton, 6. Virginia, 7. Florida St., 8. Oregon.
NCAA Regional Ticket Info
Regional tickets are on sale to LSU baseball season ticket holders until 5 p.m. CT on Tuesday, May 28. Regional ticket booklets, good for all games, are $100 (suites and Champion's Club), $75 (gold field box, gold grandstand and grandstand) and $50 (bleachers and standing room only). All parking passes are $60. All tickets will be either held at will-call and available at the LSU Athletic Ticket Office until 5 p.m. on Thursday, at the Alex Box ticket office Friday, shipped via FedEx on Tuesday, or will be available to print at home depending on the option the season ticket holder requested.
Any available all-session booklets will go on sale to the general public Thursday, May 30, at 8 am. Any available individual-session tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday morning at 8 a.m. Game 7 tickets will not go on-sale unless necessary after the conclusion of Game 6. On-sale information will be announced after Game 6 if necessary. Individual session tickets are $10.
NCAA BATON ROUGE REGIONAL SCHEDULE (All times Central)
Friday, May 31
Game 1: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 4 Jackson State – 2 p.m.
Game 2: No. 2 Louisiana vs. No. 3 Sam Houston State – 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 1
Game 3: Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser – 2 p.m.
Game 4: Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner – 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 2
Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser – 2 p.m.
Game 6: Regional Championship Game: Game 5 winner vs. Game 4 winner – 7 p.m.
Monday, June 3 (if necessary)
Game 7: Second Regional Championship Game: Game 6 winner vs. Game 6 loser – 7 p.m.