Baseball To Host Long Beach State, Texas And Marist In NCAA Regional
May 21, 2001
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford will host Long Beach State, Texas and Marist in an NCAA Division I Baseball Regional at Sunken Diamond this Friday-Sunday, May 25-27, 2001. Stanford (42-14) is the top seed in the regional and will play fourth-seeded Marist (32-19-1) in its first game on Friday, May 25 (7:00 p.m.). Second-seeded Long Beach State (35-21) and third-seeded Texas (34-24) will play Friday's first game (3:00 p.m.). The winners of the first two games will meet in Game 4 of the regional on Saturday (3:00 p.m.), following an elimination game (Game 3) between the losers of Friday's first two games (11:00 a.m.). Game 5 will be played Saturday evening (7:00 p.m.) and feature the winner of Game 3 versus the loser of Game 4. Sunday's championship game between the winner of Game 4 and the winner of Game 5 begins at 1:00 p.m. If necessary, a second championship game will follow at 5:00 p.m.
Tickets for the NCAA Division I Baseball Regional at Sunken Diamond can be obtained by visiting the Stanford Ticket Office at Gate 2 of Stanford Stadium or by calling 1-800-STANFORD (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.).
'We're excited and thrilled to host this great event again,' said Stanford head coach Mark Marquess. 'The NCAA Regional has been an excellent experience in the past and with our new facility we expect it to be even better this year. Our fans and all of those in the community have always shown tremendous support for the NCAA Regionals we've hosted at Sunken Diamond in previous years.'
Stanford was also selected as the fourth seed for the NCAA Division I Baseball Championships. The winner of the NCAA Regional at Stanford will play the winner of an NCAA Regional hosted by Central Florida (49-12) that also includes South Carolina (44-17), Citadel (38-22) and Princeton (22-23).
The entire 64-team field for the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Championships, with first-round pairings and site assignments, follows this fax.
Stanford (42-14, 17-7) finished the regular season in second-place in the Pac-10.
Tickets for the 2001 NCAA Baseball Regional at Stanford can be obtained by visiting the Stanford Ticket Office at Gate 2 of Stanford Stadium or by calling 1-800-STANFORD. All-session passes are currently on sale to the general public. Single-game passes will go on sale Friday, May 25. The hours of the Stanford Ticket Office are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Ticket options and prices are listed below.
General Admission ($35)
Student/Child/Senior General Admission ($20)
General Admission ($10)
Student/Child/Senior General Admission ($6)
*All General Admission Passes Are Lawn Seating Or Standing Room Only