Washington State Baseball Faces Arkansas in Postseason
May 26, 2009
COUGARS IN THE POSTSEASON
The Washington State University baseball team received an at-large bid to the 2009 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship...Cougars are 31-23 overall and finished second in the Pacific-10 Conference with a 19-8 mark...the 19 Pac-10 wins tied a school record for conference victories set in 1990 (Pac-10 North Division)...Cougars are the fifth Pac-10 team in history to lose their first three games and advance to the NCAA postseason...Washington State is the No. 3 seed in the Norman, Okla., Regional and will play No. 2 seed Arkansas (34-22) in their first game, Friday, May 29 at 1 p.m. Central/11 a.m. Pacific...left-hander Matt Way (8-4, 2.49 ERA) will start for the Cougars against Arkansas left-hander Dallas Keuchel (7-3, 4.14 ERA)...WSU-Arkansas is rematch of the season-opening three-game series for both schools in Fayetteville, Ark.
NORMAN REGIONAL SCHEDULE (All times Pacific)
Friday, May 29
Game 1-No. 3 seed Washington State (31-23) vs. No. 2 seed Arkansas (34-22)-11 a.m.
Game 2-No. 4 seed Wichita State (30-25) vs. No. 1 seed Oklahoma (41-18)-5 p.m.
Saturday, May 30
Game 3-Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2-11 a.m.
Game 4-Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2-5 p.m.
Sunday, May 31
Game 5-Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4-11 a.m.
Game 6-Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 4-5 p.m.
Monday, June 1 (if Game 5 and Game 6 winner are the same team)
Game 7-Winner of Game 6 vs. Loser of Game 6-5 p.m.
NORMAN REGIONAL RADIO SCHEDULE (All Times Pacific)
Friday, May 29 vs. Arkansas-11 a.m. (KQQQ 1150 AM and KXLX 700 AM)
Saturday, May 30-11 a.m. (KQQQ 1150 AM and KXLX 700 AM)
Saturday, May 30-5 p.m. (KHTR 104.3 FM and KXLX 700 AM)
Sunday, May 31-11 a.m. (KHTR 104.3 FM and KXLX 700 AM)
Sunday, May 31-5 p.m. (KHTR 104.3 FM and KXLX 700 AM)
Monday, June 1-11 a.m. (KHTR 104.3 FM and KXLX 700 AM)
FOLLOW THE COUGARS ONLINE
Washington State will depart Pullman, Wednesday, May 27 for Oklahoma City (approximately a half hour drive from Norman, Okla.)...Cougar Associate Head Coach Travis Jewett will be contributing to a daily blog on www.wsucougars.com...family, friends, alumni, supporters, and fans of the program can follow WSU's postseason journey.