May 26, 2013
NCAA announces 16 regional
The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee has
announced the 16 regional sites for the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
Rouge, La. (LSU)
Blacksburg, Va. (Virginia Tech)
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana)
Chapel Hill, N.C. (North Carolina)
Charlottesville, Va. (Virginia)
Columbia, S.C. (South Carolina)
Corvallis, Ore. (Oregon State)
Eugene, Ore. (Oregon)
Fullerton, Calif. (Cal State Fullerton)
Los Angeles, Calif. (UCLA)
Louisville, Ky. (Louisville)
Manhattan, Kan. (Kansas State)
Nashville, Tenn. (Vanderbilt)
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State)
Starkville, Miss. (Mississippi State)
Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida 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 27.
All regionals will be held from Friday, May 31,
to Monday, June 3.
There are five hosts from the ACC, four from the
SEC, three from
the Pac-12, and
one each from the Big East, Big Ten, Big 12 and Big West.
Florida State is hosting for the 30th time and
LSU for the 21st. South Carolina (15), Mississippi State (12)
and Cal State Fullerton (11) are the other double-digit hosts.
North Carolina will host for the seventh time,
Virginia sixth and UCLA fifth. NC State and Oregon State are
hosting for the fourth time, with Louisville and Vanderbilt for
the third time. First-time hosts include Indiana, Kansas State
and Virginia Tech.
There are seven schools which also hosted in
2012: Florida State, LSU, North Carolina, NC State, South
Carolina, UCLA and Virginia.
(photo by Ethan Erickson)