Shugart, Horns get Tennessee Tech in Super Regionals; pairings listed

Published 9:25 am Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The eight super-regional hosts were announced Tuesday by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.

Bridge City product and University of Texas standout pitcher Chase Shugart and the Longhorns will host Tennessee Tech starting Saturday.

The following four super regionals will be played Friday, June 8, Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10 (if necessary). The national seed is indicated before the team name, while updated records through the regionals are in parenthesis.

Games begin Friday, June 8

*Game times and ESPN Network subject to change

No. 14 Minnesota (44-13) at No. 3 Oregon St. (47-10-1)

4 p.m. (ESPN2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN2), *8 p.m. (ESPN2)

No. 11 Stetson (48-11) at No. 6 North Carolina (41-18)

10 a.m. (ESPN2), 11 a.m., (ESPN2), *11 a.m. (ESPN2)

Washington (33-23) at Cal St. Fullerton (35-23)

1 p.m. (ESPN2), 5:30 p.m. (ESPNU), *8 p.m. (ESPNU)

Mississippi St. (35-26) at Vanderbilt (34-25)

7 p.m. (ESPN2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN), *5 p.m. (ESPN2)

The following four best-of-three super regionals will be played Saturday, June 9, Sunday, June 10, and Monday, June 11 (if necessary).

Games begin Saturday, June 9

*Game times and ESPN Network subject to change

Auburn (42-21) at No. 1 Florida (45-18)

11 a.m. (ESPN), 11 a.m. (ESPN), *7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Duke (44-16) at No. 9 Texas Tech (42-17)

2 p.m. (ESPNU), 5 p.m. (ESPNU), *3 p.m. (ESPN2)

South Carolina (36-24) at No. 5 Arkansas (42-18)

5:30 p.m. (ESPN2), 2 p.m. (ESPN), *6 p.m. (ESPN)

Tennessee Tech (52-10) at No. 13 Texas (40-20)

2 p.m. (ESPN2), 2 p.m. (ESPN2), *noon (ESPN2)

The determination of the Men’s College World Series order of first-round games both Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17, will be announced Monday, June 11. The ESPN family of networks and will release the CWS game dates and times as soon as they are available.

The 72nd College World Series begins play Saturday, June 16, at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.