UVA Baseball to host NCAA Tournament Regional
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The UVA baseball team has earned the national 7-seed for the NCAA tournament. The ‘Hoos will play at home this weekend in the Charlottesville regional and host a Super Regional the following weekend if they advance.
Virginia will be joined in the Charlottesville regional by East Carolina (45-17), Oklahoma (31-26), and Army (38-16).
It’s the first time since 2016 that Virginia has hosted a NCAA tournament Regional.
“When you have an opportunity to host a regional, you’ve shown a track record of having a great fan base,” says UVa coach Brian O’Connor. “This community has rallied around this baseball program and this team this year. It’s a reward for our players but also a reward for our fans”.
The Cavaliers will host the 4-team, double-elimination regional Friday, June 2, to Sunday, June 4, and Monday, June 5, if necessary. VIrginia is paired with the Conway, South Carolina Regional.
Here are the NCAA tournament sites:
- Auburn, Alabama – Auburn (34-21-1)
- Baton Rouge, Louisiana – LSU (43-15)
- Charlottesville, Virginia – Virginia (45-12)
- Clemson, South Carolina – Clemson (43-17)
- Columbia, South Carolina – South Carolina (39-19)
- Conway, South Carolina – Coastal Carolina (39-19)
- Coral Gables, Florida – Miami (FL) (40-19)
- Fayetteville, Arkansas – Arkansas (41-16)
- Gainesville, Florida – Florida (44-14)
- Lexington, Kentucky – Kentucky (36-18)
- Nashville, Tennessee – Vanderbilt (41-18)
- Stanford, California – Stanford (38-16)
- Stillwater, Oklahoma – Oklahoma State (41-17) through games of 5/28
- Terre Haute, Indiana – Indiana State (42-15)
- Tuscaloosa, Alabama – Alabama (40-19)
- Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Wake Forest (47-10)
By virtue of being awarded a regional, all 16 host institutions also have been selected to the 64-team championship field. All 16 regionals are scheduled for Friday, June 2, to Monday, June 5.
Virginia has been a host institution for NCAA Regionals 10 times (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010-2014, 2016, 2023).
The Cavaliers will be part of the NCAA Tournament field for the 20th time overall and 17th under Coach Brian O’Connor.
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