UVa., Virginia Tech to host NCAA baseball regionals
The NCAA announced today that Charlottesville and Blacksburg had been selected as two of 16 regional host sites for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Regional game times will be announced Monday.
The remaining at-large teams, top-eight national seeds, first-round regional pairings and site assignments will be announced at noon Monday on ESPNU. The selection committee will set the entire 64-team bracket through both the regionals and the first round of the Men’s College World Series. Selection of the eight super regional hosts will be announced June 3 at approximately 11 p.m. following the conclusion of the regional round.
The 16 regional sites, with host institutions and records (through May 26) are as follows:
Baton Rouge, La. – LSU (52-9)
Blacksburg, Va. – Virginia Tech (38-20)
Bloomington, Ind. – Indiana (43-14)
Chapel Hill, N.C.– North Carolina (52-8)
Charlottesville, Va. – Virginia (47-10)
Corvallis, Ore. – Oregon State (45-10)
Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina (39-18)
Eugene, Ore. – Oregon (45-14)
Fullerton, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton (48-8)
Los Angeles, Calif. – UCLA (38-17)
Louisville, Ky. – Louisville (46-10)
Manhattan, Kansas – Kansas St. (41-17)
Nashville, Tenn. – Vanderbilt (51-9)
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina State (44-14)
Starkville, Miss. – Mississippi State (43-17)
Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida State (44-15)
By virtue of being awarded a regional, all 16 host institutions also have been selected to the 64-team field.