For the very first time in a dozen decades, Auburn baseball will host an NCAA Regional.
The Tigers gained 1 of the 16 regional host bids on Sunday, marking the first time since 2010 that the application will host a postseason regional. Auburn will master its in general countrywide seed and which 3 groups will make their strategies to the Plains when the complete postseason area is disclosed Monday at 11 a.m. on ESPN2.
Auburn (37-19, 16-13 SEC) will make its 23rd postseason visual appeal in software history and its fourth underneath head mentor Butch Thompson. This calendar year will mark the fifth time the Tigers have hosted a regional. Auburn beforehand hosted regionals in 1978, 1999, 2003 and 2010.
Auburn is one particular of 4 SEC groups to make the suitable to host a regional this postseason, together with Tennessee, Florida and Texas A&M. The Tigers gained their regional bid right after publishing a leading-20 RPI since April 20 while boasting the nation’s No. 12 strength of schedule. Auburn also bolstered its resume this time with collection wins at Texas A&M and at LSU, alongside with becoming the only prime-four staff in the SEC West to engage in Tennessee this year.
This calendar year will be Auburn’s initially postseason overall look due to the fact 2019, when the Tigers sophisticated all the way to the Higher education Planet Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ticket details, game times and broadcast information for the Auburn Regional at Plainsman Park will be announced pursuing the total bracket reveal Monday.
Tom Green is an Auburn conquer reporter for Alabama Media Team. Observe him on Twitter @Tomas_Verde.