May 26, 2013

Cal State Fullerton Selected Host Site for NCAA Baseball Regional

INDIANAPOLIS – Cal State Fullerton has been selected as one of 16 regional sites for the 67th annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced Sunday.

By virtue of being awarded a regional, all 16 host institutions have also been selected to the 64-team championship field. Each regional field features four teams, playing in a double-elimination format. All 16 regionals are scheduled to be conducted from Friday, May 31 to Monday, June 3.

Two institutions are hosting for the 20th time or more as Florida State leads the list of schools with 30 and LSU with 21. South Carolina is hosting for the 15th time. Mississippi St. (12th) and Cal State Fullerton (11th) are the only other institutions to host 10 or more times since the NCAA went to the regional format in 1975.

Goodwin Field previously hosted in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. When playing at Goodwin, the Titans have won the Regional and moved on to Super Regional competition on eight occasions. In addition, when the Titans have hosted a regional, the have advanced to the College World Series on five occasions (2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009).

The Titans also boast a record of 31-9 during  Regional play at Goodwin Field.

The remaining at-large teams, top-eight national seeds, first-round regional pairings and site assignments will be announced at 9 a.m. PT, Monday, May 27. The one-hour program will be shown live on ESPNU. The committee will set the entire 64-team bracket through both the super regionals and the first round of the Men's College World Series, and will not reseed the field after play begins.

Selection of the eight super regional hosts will be announced on www.NCAA.com/cws, Monday, June 3 at approximately 8 p.m. (PT). There are 30 Division I conferences which will receive an automatic berth in the field of 64, along with 34 at-large selections. The 67th Men's College World Series begins play Saturday, June 15, at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.

The ESPN family of networks will televise all regional and super regional games.  All regional games will be on ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 or Longhorn Network. All super regional games will air either on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.  

The third-ranked Titans ended the regular season on a seven-game winning streak and with a record of 48-8 while finishing 23-4 in Big West Conference play.

On Sunday, May 19, the Titans claimed their 27th conference championship, including their fourth consecutive Big West title with a win over UC Irvine. The championship also clinched the Titans the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament as Fullerton will be making its 35th postseason appearance, including its 22nd in a row.

2013 Regional Hosts
Baton Rouge, Louisiana – LSU (52-9)

Blacksburg, Virginia – Virginia Tech (38-20)

Bloomington, Indiana – Indiana (43-14)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina – North Carolina (52-8)

Charlottesville, Virginia – Virginia (47-10)

Corvallis, Oregon – Oregon State (45-10)

Columbia, South Carolina – South Carolina (39-18)

Eugene, Oregon – Oregon (45-14)

Fullerton, California – Cal State Fullerton (48-8)

Los Angeles, California – *UCLA (38-17)

Louisville, Kentucky – Louisville (46-10)

Manhattan, Kansas – Kansas St. (41-17)

Nashville, Tennessee – Vanderbilt (51-9)

Raleigh, North Carolina – North Carolina State (44-14)

Starkville, Mississippi – Mississippi State (43-17)

Tallahassee, Florida – Florida State (44-15)

 

GOODWIN FIELD
TICKET INFORMATION

The following information has been released by the Cal State Fullerton Athletic Ticket Office regarding tickets for this weekend's NCAA Baseball Regional to be held at Goodwin Field, May 31 - June 3:

SEASON TICKET HOLDER SINGLE-GAME PRESALE
Individual tickets will go on sale for Cal State Fullerton baseball season ticket holders beginning Monday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m. The presale will be available online at fullertontitans.com and run until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. Season ticket holders wishing to purchase tickets during the presale must log into their accounts online through the "Buy Online" link in the tickets tab on the fullertontitans.com home page or by clicking here.

Season ticket holders please be advised that game times are currently listed as TBA, as game times have not been announced. Once the official game times are released by the NCAA, they will be updated accordingly.
BE ADVISED: All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges.

If you are a Cal State Fullerton baseball season ticket holder and have turned in your NCAA Baseball Postseason Regional Order Form, your seats have been reserved. Season ticket holders may pick up their Regional All-Session tickets beginning at 2pm on Wednesday, May 29, at the Athletic Ticket Office at the Titan House on the campus of Cal State Fullerton.

GENERAL PUBLIC & STUDENT ON SALE
All-session tournament tickets will be available from noon on Tuesday, May 28, to noon, Thursday, May 30, in person at the Athletic Ticket Office at Titan House on campus or over the phone at 657-278-2783.
PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of reserved all-session tournament tickets for sale.

Individual tickets will be available for purchase online at fullertontitans.com at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, and at the Athletic Ticket Office beginning at noon. The Athletic Ticket Office highly recommends that you purchase all single-game tickets online to avoid long lines at the Titan House.
BE ADVISED: Due to high traffic volume, NO PHONE ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN for individual tickets.

For those looking to purchase individual game tickets, we advise you to purchase them online at fullertontitans.com to ensure the best availability, as games featuring Cal State Fullerton could be sold out.

TICKET PRICES:
All-Session Tournament Passes: (In person or phone orders only 657-278-2783)
Reserved - $80*
General Admission - $68*
*ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL.  THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

Individual Tickets:
Box Seats - $20*
Reserved Seats - $15*
General Admission - $10*
* ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL.  THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

ATHLETIC TICKET OFFICE HOURS:
Mon., May 27: Closed for Memorial Day
Tues., May 28: Noon to 6 p.m.
Wed., May 29: 10 am. to 6 p.m.
Thurs., May 30: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fri., May 31: Closed. Order pickup only at the Titan House from 10 a.m. until noon. Available tickets for Games 1 and 2 will be available for purchase, along with will call pick-ups, two hours prior to start of the first game at the ticket booth at Goodwin Field.
Sat., June 1: TBA
Sun. June 2: TBA
Mon., June 3: TBA

For the latest information please continue to check www.fullertontitans.com, call the Athletics Ticket Office at (657) 278-CSUF (2783), or call the Tournament Update Line at (657) 278-7676.