Lions Earn No. 3 Seed; Will Travel to Blacksburg Regional

NEW YORK — The Ivy League Champion Columbia Baseball Lions are headed to Blacksburg, Virginia.

The No. 3 seeded Lions (30-16, 17-4 Ivy) open up the regional at English Subject at Atlantic Union Lender Park in opposition to No. 2 Gonzaga (36-17, 20-7 WCC) with the 1st pitch on Friday, June 3 scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. The match will be broadcast dwell on ESPN+ and is the very first match of the Regional, with No. 1 seed Virginia Tech and No. 4 Wright State facing off later on in the night at 7 p.m.  Ticket data is obtainable down below.

This will be Columbia’s seventh physical appearance in the NCAA Regionals and the to start with because 2018.  It can be also the sixth time the Lions have punched their ticket to the NCAA Event underneath head mentor Brett Boretti, dating again to 2008. 

The Lions require at least three wins to progress out of the regional and if they make it to the NCAA Tremendous Regionals, they would deal with the winner of the Gainesville Regional, which incorporates Florida, Central Michigan, Oklahoma and Liberty.

The winners of online games a single and two will encounter off on Saturday, June 4 in the fourth sport, when the losers for game a single will meet up with in game 3 on Saturday.  On Sunday, June 5, recreation five will be between the loser of activity 4 and winner of recreation a few and the winner of that recreation moves into the Regional Championship Series.  Activity six is set for Sunday, adhering to activity five.  And if the workforce that worked its way out of the losers bracket wins activity 6, the determining video game 7 will be played on Monday, June 6.

Columbia, which captured the Ivy League Championship and the Ivy League Playoff Sequence, enters the tournament at 30-16 and at a person position in the year claimed the longest profitable streak in the nation, winning a application-record 19 straight games. 10 Lions have been named All-Ivy League and the success on the area and Columbia’s Ivy League title meant that head mentor Brett Boretti was unanimously named the Ivy League Mentor of the Yr, the 3rd time he has gained that honor.

The West Coast Meeting event runner-up, Gonzaga delivers a 36-17 record into the regional and the two packages will meet up with for the to start with time in record. The internet hosting Hokies enter as the ACC Match runner-up, possessing won the ACC Coastal Championship with a 41-12 over-all history. Wright Condition, the Horizon League Champions, enters the regional at 30-25 owning crushed Oakland to win the title.

Buy TICKETS: Tickets go on sale at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May possibly 31.  Fans may possibly order both an all-session move that involves entry to every single Blacksburg Regional recreation or elect to order tickets on a one-session basis. Both reserved seating and typical admission seating will be presented with reserved seats restricted to all-session passes.

One-session tickets, all normal admission, commence at $10 for adults, $6 for youth (6-17) and are totally free for lovers underneath five.  All-session tickets commence at $85 for reserved chairback seating (all ages) and for basic admission tickets run at $50.

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By Harriet