DBU Selected as Host Site for Regional Tournament

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Following a 43-13 season, the Dallas Baptist Baseball team has been selected by the NCAA selection committee as one of the top 16 teams in the nation to host a Regional Tournament, scheduled to begin on Friday, May 29 at Horner Ballpark.  Today’s announcement marks the first time in school history since DBU joined the NCAA Division I ranks in 2004 and became eligible for the postseason in 2006, in which Dallas Baptist University will host a Regional Tournament.

Dallas Regional Tournament Central

photo from dbupatriots.com

photo from dbupatriots.com

The Patriots have compiled a stellar resume in 2015 that includes eclipsing 40 wins during the regular season for the first time in school history and a second place finish in the Missouri Valley Conference.  DBU has been ranked as high as No. 9 in the nation this year and held the top RPI in college baseball for eight of the past nine weeks.  Currently, the Patriots hold the No. 2 RPI in the nation.

With this announcement, Dallas Baptist joins Missouri State as one of two teams from the Missouri Valley Conference selected to host a Regional Tournament this year.  DBU is also one of just four schools from the state of Texas, joining Houston, TCU, and Texas A&M as host sites selected by the NCAA.

The entire field of 64 teams will be revealed on Monday at 11:00 am CST on the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Selection Show on ESPNU. Fans can also return to dbupatriots.com on Monday afternoon to access the Dallas Regional Tournament Central page, which will provide fans information regarding game times, ticket information, and directions to Horner Ballpark.

All session tournament passes are $60 and will go on sale for Dallas Baptist University faculty, staff, students, season ticket holders, and DBU Dugout Club members on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. and will remain on sale through Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.  On Wednesday at 12:00 p.m., all session tournament passes will go on sale to the public and can be purchased at the DBU ticket office or online at DBUTickets.com.

Single game tickets will go on sale the morning of each game.  Chairbacks for each game are $20, bleacher seating is $15 per game, (bleacher seats will not be sold until all chairbacks are sold), and standing room only for each game is $10. (Standing room only will not be sold until all chairback and bleacher seats are sold.)

Ticket information for all rounds of the NCAA Baseball Championship, leading up to the 2015 College World Series can also be found at NCAA.com.

Listed below are the 16 regional host sites for the 2015 NCAA Baseball Championship.  These are listed in the order as they were released by the NCAA.

  1. Baton Rouge, LA (LSU)
  2. Champaign, IL (Illinois)
  3. College Station, TX (Texas A&M)
  4. Coral Gables, FL (Miami)
  5. Dallas, TX (Dallas Baptist)
  6. Fort Worth, TX (TCU)
  7. Fullerton, CA (Cal State Fullerton)
  8. Gainesville, FL (Florida)
  9. Houston, TX (Houston)
  10. Lake Elsinore, CA (UC Santa Barbara)
  11. Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)
  12. Louisville, KY (Louisville)
  13. Nashville, TN (Vanderbilt)
  14. Springfield, MO (Missouri State)
  15. Stillwater, OK (Oklahoma State)
  16. Tallahassee, FL (Florida State)

Field of Teams Announced for Dallas Regional

The field of 64 teams competing in the 2015 NCAA Baseball Championship has been released by the NCAA selection committee.  Selected as one of 16 regional tournament sites from across the nation, Dallas Baptist is hosting their first ever regional tournament in school history and will be the No. 1 seed at the Dallas Regional.  Joining DBU at the Dallas Regional will be Oregon State, Texas, and Virginia Commonwealth.

Action at the Dallas Regional begins on Friday with No. 2 seed Oregon State and No. 3 seed Texas meeting at 1:30 p.m. CST.  Following Friday’s first game, No. 1 seed DBU gets set to face No. 4 seed Virginia Commonwealth, with first pitch scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CST.

The Dallas Regional matches up with the Coral Gables Regional, as the winner from those two regionals will meet in a best of three-game series the following weekend.  The winner advances to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

For more information regarding the Dallas Regional, visit the Dallas Regional Tournament Central page on dbupatriots.com, schedule to launch Monday afternoon.  Fans can find information regarding each team, tickets, and directions to Horner Ballpark.

Click the link below to view the entire field of 64 teams and the 2015 NCAA Championship bracket.

2015 NCAA Championship Bracket