Road To Omaha Begins Friday
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13 BB Release-Week 16
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NCAA Baseball Championship
The Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64-team field set to compete in the 2013 NCAA Baseball Championship and the Big West Conference received three bids to the postseason with Big West Champion Cal State Fullerton, who receied the No. 5 seed in the tournament and is one of 16 regional hosts, Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara earning the coveted spots.
The Titans, who received the league’s automatic bid into the postseason after winning the Big West title with a 23-4 record, are making their 22nd consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, 35th overall. Cal State Fullerton owns the third-longest active streak in the nation behind Miami (41 years) and Florida State (36 years).
Along with the national seed, Cal State Fullerton has the luxury of hosting its 11th NCAA Regional. The Titans are 91-39 (.700) all-time in the NCAA Regionals and 31-9 (.775) when playing in front of their home crowd during regional competition. Over the course of the 2013 regular season the Titans produced a 22-4 record at Goodwin Field.
This week the Titans welcome Pac-12 at-large selection Arizona State (35-20-1), Mountain West at-large selection New Mexico (37-20) and Ivy League champion Columbia (27-19) to southern California. The Sun Devils received the second seed in the Fullerton Regional and is slated to face the third-seeded Lobos in the first game of the doubleheader while the Titans host fourth-seeded Columbia in the second contest of the day at 8:00 p.m. on ESPNU.
The Mustangs (39-17), participating in their second NCAA Baseball Championship, drew the No. 2 seed in the Los Angeles Regional hosted by Pac-12 at-large selection UCLA (39-17). They will be joined by West Coast champion No. 3 San Diego (35-23) and Mountain West champion No. 4 San Diego State (31-29). Cal Poly squares off with the Toreros at 2:00 p.m. and is followed by the UCLA-SDSU matchup at 6:00 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
UC Santa Barbara (34-23), making its first appearance in the postseason since 2001, received an at-large selection in the Corvallis Regional ater finishing tied for second with Cal Poly in the Big West Conference. The third-seeded Gauchos battle SEC at-large selection No. 2 seed Texas A&M (32-27) in the opening contest at noon. Host and No. 3 national seed Oregon State (45-10) takes on WAC champion UT San Antonio (35-23) in the second game of the day slated for 5:00 p.m.
The national top eight seeds are North Carolina (52-8), Vanderbilt (51-9), Oregon State (45-10), LSU (52-9), Cal State Fullerton (48-8), Virginia (47-10), Florida State (44-15) and Oregon (45-14). The Southeastern Conference led all conferences in the number of teams in the championship field with nine, while the Atlantic Coast Conference has eight institutions. The Pacific-12 Conference and the Sun Belt Conference each have four selected.
Each of the 16 regionals feature four teams, playing a double-elimination format. The regionals are scheduled to be conducted from Friday, May 31, to Monday, June 3 (if necessary). Selection of the eight super regional hosts will be announced on www.ncaasports.com, Monday, June 3 at approximately 8:00 p.m. (PDT).
Thirty Division I conferences receive an automatic berth in the field of 64, along with 34 at-large selections. The 2013 College World Series begins with an Opening Celebration Day Friday, June 14. Games start Saturday, June 15, and continue through Tuesday/Wednesday, June 25/26 TD at Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Neb.
Fullerton Regional Ticket Information
SEASON TICKET HOLDER SINGLE-GAME PRESALE
Individual tickets will go on sale for Cal State Fullerton baseball season ticket holders beginning Monday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m. The presale will be available online at fullertontitans.com and run until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. Season ticket holders wishing to purchase tickets during the presale must log into their accounts online through the "Buy Online" link in the tickets tab on the fullertontitans.com home page or by clicking here.
Season ticket holders please be advised that game times are currently listed as TBA, as game times have not been announced. Once the official game times are released by the NCAA, they will be updated accordingly.
BE ADVISED: All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges.
If you are a Cal State Fullerton baseball season ticket holder and have turned in your NCAA Baseball Postseason Regional Order Form, your seats have been reserved. Season ticket holders may pick up their Regional All-Session tickets beginning at 2pm on Wednesday, May 29, at the Athletic Ticket Office at the Titan House on the campus of Cal State Fullerton.
GENERAL PUBLIC & STUDENT ON SALE
All-session tournament tickets will be available from noon on Tuesday, May 28, to noon, Thursday, May 30, in person at the Athletic Ticket Office at Titan House on campus or over the phone at 657-278-2783.
PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of reserved all-session tournament tickets for sale.
Individual tickets will be available for purchase online at fullertontitans.com at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, and at the Athletic Ticket Office beginning at noon. The Athletic Ticket Office highly recommends that you purchase all single-game tickets online to avoid long lines at the Titan House.
BE ADVISED: Due to high traffic volume, NO PHONE ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN for individual tickets.
For those looking to purchase individual game tickets, we advise you to purchase them online at fullertontitans.com to ensure the best availability, as games featuring Cal State Fullerton could be sold out.
All-Session Tournament Passes: (In person or phone orders only 657-278-2783)
Reserved - $80*
General Admission - $68*
*ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.
Box Seats - $20*
Reserved Seats - $15*
General Admission - $10*
* ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.
ATHLETIC TICKET OFFICE HOURS:
Mon., May 27: Closed for Memorial Day
Tues., May 28: Noon to 6 p.m.
Wed., May 29: 10 am. to 6 p.m.
Thurs., May 30: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fri., May 31: Closed. Order pickup only at the Titan House from 10 a.m. until noon. Available tickets for Games 1 and 2 will be available for purchase, along with will call pick-ups, two hours prior to start of the first game at the ticket booth at Goodwin Field.
Sat., June 1: TBA
Sun. June 2: TBA
Mon., June 3: TBA
For the latest information please continue to check www.fullertontitans.com, call the Athletics Ticket Office at (657) 278-CSUF (2783), or call the Tournament Update Line at (657) 278-7676.
Los Angeles Regional Ticket Information
Tickets to NCAA Regional games at Jackie Robinson Stadium will go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. Fans will only be able to purchase tickets online through UCLA’s Central Ticket Office (tickets.ucla.edu). Beginning Monday, fans may only purchase All-Session Reserved or All-Session General Admission packages.
All-session reserved tickets will cost $80 for adults and $65 for students and youth. All-session general admission tickets will cost $55 for adults and $40 for students and youth.
Single-game tickets will not be available until Friday.
Corvallis Regional Ticket Information
All-session tickets will be made available to the general public beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday (online only until 9 a.m.). Infield reserved tickets are $100 while outfield general admission seats are $75 and student outfield seats cost $56. All-session tickets guarantee the holder to all six games of the regional, and a seventh if necessary game.
Single-game tickets will be made available on each day - pending availability - and cost $20 for infield reserved seats, $15 for outfield general admission and $12 for student outfield seats. The ticket office at Goss Stadium will open at 10 a.m. on the first day of the regional and two hours prior to the first game’s first pitch each subsequent day.
Fans can purchase tickets by calling 1-800-GOBEAVS, going online at BeaverTickets.com or in person at Gill Coliseum, which is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.