Baseball Earns National Seed; Opens vs. Utah Valley

May 30, 2016

Baton Rouge Regional Bracket

BATON ROUGE — The LSU Baseball team will begin its quest for the College World Series on Friday at 2 p.m. CT when the No. 8-seeded Fighting Tigers play host to Utah Valley in the opening game of the NCAA Regional at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. 

Along with LSU (42-18) and Utah Valley (37-21), the four-team Baton Rouge Regional will include second-seeded Rice (35-22) and third-seeded Southeastern Louisiana (39-19), which meet at 7 p.m. CT on Friday.

Printable Bracket (.pdf)

Opening-round games in Baton Rouge will be streamed live on and broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network.

Sixteen regional hosts – including seven from the Southeastern Conference – were announced Sunday evening. The 64-team field will be narrowed to 16 during the double-elimination regional tournaments held June 3-6. Eight best-of-three NCAA Super Regionals will take place the following weekend to determine the eight-team College World Series field.

Check back for details.

NCAA Baseball National Seeds 

These eight national seeds will have home field advantage through the NCAA Super Regionals should they advance in Regional play.

1. Florida (47-13)
2. Louisville (47-12)
3. Miami (Fla.) (45-11)
4. Texas A&M (45-14)
5. Texas Tech (41-16)
6. Mississippi St. (41-16-1)
7. Clemson (42-18)
8. LSU (42-18)

NCAA Regional Selections

Printable Bracket (.pdf)

NCAA Regional Ticket Info

NCAA Regional Hosted by LSU at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field | June 3-6, 2016

Regional tickets are on sale to LSU baseball season ticket holders until 5 p.m. CT on Monday, May 30. 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.

Season ticket holders who selected the will-call option will be able to begin picking up their tickets at the LSU Ticket Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 30, through Thursday, June 2, at the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. The Alex Box Stadium Ticket Office will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 3.

Any available all-session booklets will go on sale to the general public Thursday, June 2, at 8 a.m. 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.

Gates will open two (2) hours prior to the first game each day, and the stadium will be cleared between games.

LSU fans are encouraged to sign up for Geaux-Mail for e-mail alerts regarding ticket availability should a public on-sale be available. Fans are encouraged to check the LSU StubHub Ticket Marketplace beginning Tuesday afternoon for tickets put on sale by season ticket holders who may not be able to attend some of the games. Ticket Forwarding will also available.

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