For the third time in four years the Nebraska baseball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament. The Huskers travel to Corvallis, Oregon, to a regional hosted by Oregon State and will take on Yale in Friday afternoon’s opening round. Nebraska is seeded second in the regional after winning the Big Ten regular season title. Oregon State is the top seed and wil open against fourth seeded Holy Cross in the other first round gane on Friday night.
“Just knowing now thaty we get to continue to play baseball I am excited for the guys”, said Nebraska coach Darin Erstad. “I am just excited to get to watch them compete again.”
The Huskers are making their third NCAA Tournament appearance under Erstad, who was named 2017 Big Ten Coach of the Year. Nebraska also qualified for the national tournament in 2014 and 2016 under Erstad.
This year’s Super Regionals, consisting of the 16 Regionals winners, are set for June 9-11 or 10-12 on campus sites. The eight Super Regionals winners will advance to the College World Series, scheduled for June 17-27/28 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.