TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Florida State University has been selected as a regional host for the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. The four-team regional is scheduled for June 1-4 on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. Florida State will serve as a regional host for the eighth consecutive season, the 20th time in the last 22 seasons and the 35th time in school history when play begins Friday.
The 16 regional sites, with host institutions: Athens, Ga. (University of Georgia); Austin, Tex. (University of Texas); Chapel Hill, N.C. (University of North Carolina); Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University); Conway, S.C. (Coastal Carolina University); Corvallis, Ore. (Oregon State University); Deland, Fla. (Stetson); Fayetteville, Ark. (University of Arkansas); Gainesville, Fla. (University of Florida); Greenville, N.C. (East Carolina University); Lubbock, Tex. (Texas Tech University); Minneapolis, Minn. (University of Minnesota); Oxford, Miss. (Ole Miss); Raleigh, N.C. (NC State University); Stanford, Cal. (Stanford University); Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida State University).
Florida State is one of only seven sites that is a repeat host from last season (Chapel Hill, Clemson, Fayetteville, Gainesville, Lubbock, Stanford, Tallahassee), is one of only three sites in the state of Florida (Deland, Gainesville, Tallahassee) and is one of only four host sites from the ACC (Chapel Hill, Clemson, Raleigh and Tallahassee).
The Seminoles, which won their eighth ACC Championship on Sunday with a 11-8 win over No. 25 ranked Louisville, finished with a 4-0 record in the ACC Tournament. They earned wins over Virginia, NC State, Clemson and Louisville to win the championship.
Florida State’s selection as a host site for the regional round of the tournament ensures the Seminoles have also been selected to the NCAA Tournament for the 41st-consecutive season. Each regional field features four teams, playing a double-elimination format. The remaining at-large selections, 16 national seeds, first round regional pairings and site assignments will be announced at 12 Noon (ET), Monday, May 28 on ESPNU.
The Super Regional sites will be announced on www.ncaa.com/cws, on Monday, June 4 at approximately 11 p.m. (ET).
There are 31 Division I conferences which will receive an automatic berth in the field of 64, along with 33 at-large selections. The 70th Men’s College World Series begins play Friday, June 15, at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.
Tickets for the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tallahassee Regional will go on sale to the public at 3:00 p.m. EST on Monday, May 28 at www.seminoles.com. Phone and walk-up orders begin at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning by calling 888-378-6653 or visiting the main Seminole Ticket Office located at Doak Campbell Stadium, University Center C. The price for the pass will be $55 for a reserved seat and $40 for a general admission seat. You will be able to pick your own seat on the seminoles.com, however you will not be allowed to leave a single seat. Single game tickets to Friday’s games will on sale on Friday morning at 8 a.m. Single game ticket prices are $18 for reserved seats (depending on availability) and $12 for adults and $8 for youth (ages 2 to 18), children under the age of 2 are FREE. Tickets for next day’s single game tickets on sale after the conclusion of the previous day’s games, once the opponents and times have been announced. The game day box office is located at Dick Howser Stadium and will open 2 hours prior to the first scheduled pitch of the day. Please visit http://seminoles.com/fsu-clear-bag-policy/ regarding our Clear Bag Policy, which will also be in effect for this post-season event.