May 25, 2014
The Rice Owls, who clinched their 20th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Baseball Championship with their 11-5 win over UTSA on Sunday, will open NCAA action at home for the 11th time in the last 14 years as one of 16 regional hosts which were announced by the NCAA on Sunday evening.
The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 opening sites for the 68th annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship on Sunday, in addition to Rice, they are: Baton Rouge, Louisiana - LSU (44-14-1); Bloomington, Indiana - Indiana (42-13); Charlottesville, Virginia - Virginia (44-13); Coral Gables, Florida - Miami (Florida) (41-17); Corvallis, Oregon - Oregon State (42-12); Columbia, South Carolina - South Carolina (42-16); Fort Worth, Texas - TCU (42-15); Gainesville, Florida - Florida (40-21); Lafayette, Louisiana - Louisiana-Lafayette (53-7); Louisville, Kentucky - Louisville (45-15); Nashville, Tennessee - Vanderbilt (41-18); Oxford, Mississippi - Ole Miss (41-18); San Luis Obispo, California - Cal Poly (45-10); Stillwater, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State (45-16)and Tallahassee, Florida - Florida State (43-15).
The remaining at-large teams, top-eight national seeds, first-round regional pairings and site assignments will be announced at 11:00 a.m. (central) Monday on ESPN. The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee will set the entire 64-team bracket through both the super regionals and the first round of the Men's College World Series.
Each regional field features four teams, playing a double-elimination format. All 16 regionals are scheduled to be conducted from Friday, May 30 through Monday June 2.
All-session passes for the Houston (Rice) Regional are $75 each and are now available online. First-time buyers to the Owls' ticketing system will have to create an account to complete their purchase after selecting their seat locations.
Tickets can also be ordered by calling (713) 522-OWLS or by visiting the Rice Athletic Ticket Office, which will be open from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. on Monday-Thursday.
Single-game tickets will go on sale later in the week, pending availability. The Rice Athletic Ticket Office will be open from 8:30-10 a.m. on Friday before moving all activity to Reckling Park, where sales and ticket pickup will open at 11:30 a.m.
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