May 29, 2011
NCAA announces 16 regional
The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee has
announced the 16 regional sites for the 2011 NCAA Tournament.
Ga. (Georgia Tech)
Austin, Texas (Texas)
Chapel Hill, N.C. (North Carolina)
Charlottesville, Va. (Virginia)
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson)
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M)
Columbia, S.C. (South Carolina)
Corvallis, Ore. (Oregon State)
Fort Worth, Texas (TCU)
Fullerton, Calif. (Cal State Fullerton)
Gainesville, Fla. (Florida)
Houston, Texas (Rice)
Los Angeles, Calif. (UCLA)
Nashville, Tenn. (Vanderbilt)
Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida State)
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State)
The 16 host institutions have been selected to
the 64-team field. The eight national seeds will come from these
16 schools. The remainder of the field will be announced on
Monday, May 30.
All regionals will be held from Friday, June 3,
to Monday, June 6.
There are five hosts from the ACC, three from
both the SEC and Pac-10, two from the Big 12, and
one each from the Big West, Conference USA and Mountain West.
Florida State will host for the 28th time, while Texas will host for the 26th time and Arizona State for the 21st time.
Clemson (13), South Carolina (13), Georgia Tech (11), Cal State
Fullerton (10) and Florida (10) have also hosted for
at least 10 times.
Rice has hosted nine times, followed by Texas A&M
(7), North Carolina (6), Virginia (5), Oregon State (3), TCU
(3), UCLA (3) and Vanderbilt (2).
(photo by Jimmy Jones)