Tarleton earned the No. 6 seed in the Lone Star Conference Baseball Championship in Canyon, Texas and will take on No. 3-seed Texas A&M-Kingsville on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at Wilder Park. The single-elimination conference tournament will take place on May 9-11. If the Texans win the opener, they will take on No. 2-seed West Texas A&M on Friday at 7 p.m. The Championship game is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Tarleton is not ranked in the NCAA regional poll. The Texans will need to win all three games this weekend in Canyon to continue their season in the NCAA regional tournament.
Tickets are available at the West Texas A&M Ticket Office at (806) 651-1400. All students from a participating school will receive free admission with valid ID. General admission seats are $5 and reserved seats are $10. Children under two will be admitted free.
There will be live stats and video available for the games, courtesy of the host team. Byron Anderson will have the call on the flagship station of the Tarleton Sports Network presented by the North Texas Ford Dealers – 90.5 FM in Stephenville – and online at TarletonSports.com/ListenLive. Direct links can be found on the Official Tarleton Sports App, Game Day preview story and Game Day graphics on Tarleton’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, as well as on the team schedule page at TarletonSports.com. Follow @TarletonSports or @tarleton_sb on Twitter for links to coverage. Fans can also have access to all the links for every game by downloading the TarletonSports mobile app for iOS and Android.
LAST TIME OUT
Tarleton took the series opener against UT Permian Basin on a walk-off home run from Jordan Parker. The Texans dropped the series with losses in the next three games.
UP NEXT FOR TARLETON
Tarleton will need to win the tournament and receive the automatic qualifying bid into the NCAA regional tournament next weekend.