SAU Hosting NCAA Central Region Baseball Tournament

Mulerider Baseball to host Central Region Tournament as top-seed

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – For the second time in program history, the Southern Arkansas Baseball team will serve as host of a NCAA Regional Tournament as it was announced through the NCAA Division II Baseball Selection Show on Sunday night that the Muleriders will be the No. 1-seed of the upcoming Central Region Tournament.

The eight-team regional tournament will begin on Thursday, May 17 and will run through Monday, May 21. All games will be played at Walker Stadium at Goodheart Field.

Joining the Muleriders at the Central Region Tournament are:
No. 2-seed | University of Central Missouri (37-15)
No. 3-seed | University of Central Oklahoma (35-19)
No. 4-seed | Pittsburg State University (33-19)
No. 5-seed | Augustana University (44-8)
No. 6-seed | St. Cloud State University (29-15)
No. 7-seed | Oklahoma Baptist University (31-17)
No. 8-seed | Emporia State University (33-22)

Official NCAA DII Central Region Tournament Schedule
(Times Listed are Central)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Game 2: (No. 4) Pittsburg State vs. (No. 5) Augustana 10:00 a.m.
Game 1: (No. 1) Southern Arkansas vs. (No. 8) Emporia State 1:30 p.m.
Game 3: (No. 2) Central Missouri vs. (No. 7) Oklahoma Baptist 5:00 p.m.
Game 4: (No. 3) Central Oklahoma vs. (No. 6) St. Cloud State 8:30 p.m.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Game 5: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 10:00 a.m.
Game 6: Loser of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 1:30 p.m.
Game 7: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 5:00 p.m.
Game 8: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Game 9: Winner of Game 6 vs. Loser of Game 7 11:00 a.m.
Game 10: Winner of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 8 3:00 p.m.
Game 11: Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Game 12: Winner of Game 9 vs. Winner of Game 10 12:00 p.m.
Game 13: Winner of Game 12 vs. Loser of Game 11 3:30 p.m.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Game 14: Winner of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 13 12:00 p.m.
Game 15: Winner of Game 14 vs. Loser of Game 14 (if necessary) 3:30 p.m.

All of the Muleriders’ games in the tournament will be broadcast live on Magnolia’s Country 99.1 or Classic Hits KVMA, and the games will be streamed at MagnoliaRadio.com and on the Magnolia Radio app.