Clemson Baseball To Play Host To NCAA Regional

Clemson Baseball To Play Host To NCAA Regional

May 15, 2000

Clemson, S.C. — Clemson will play host to the NCAA Baseball Regional Tournament May 26-28 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. This marks the fifth time in the last seven years that Clemson has been a regional site of the Division I tournament under Head Coach Jack Leggett.

Clemson has also played host to the NCAA Tournament in 1980, 1981, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1998. Three of the previous six times, Clemson has advanced to the College World Series. Clemson hasa 14-6 all-time record in NCAA Tournament games played at Clemson.

This is the second-year of the 64-team format for the NCAA Tournament. The winner of the regional at Clemson will advance to the Super Regional at a site to be determind. The Super Regional will be a best two-out-of three format.

Last year, Clemson won the regional played at Fayetteville, Arkansas before losing a three-game series at Texas A&M.

Clemson will be playing in the NCAA Tournament for the 14th straight year (every year since 1987). Overall, the 2000 NCAA Tournament will be Clemson’s 26th, one of the top 10 totals in college baseball history. Clemson has a 64-53 lifetime NCAA tournament record.

Other schools who will play host to the NCAA regionals are Arizona State, Baylor, Cal-Fullerton, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Houston, Louisiana-Lafayette, LSU, Miami (FL), Minnesota, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, Rutgers, South Carolina and Stanford. The ACC and the SEC were the only conferences to have three different teams serve as hosts.

The Clemson ticket office is accepting reservations for tournament passes to the tournament. Each reserve seat tournament pass is $50 and can be purchased through the ticket office between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at the Clemson Ticket office at Clemson Memorial Stadium.

The four-team regional format will feature six games. All season ticket holders have priority in reserving their seats until May 19th. Reserved Tickets can be picked up at the ticket office between May 23-25 between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Tickets that have not been picked up by May 26 will be available 90 minutes prior to the first game at the third base gate at Kingsmore Stadium. No tickets will be mailed.

Single session general admission tickets will be available on the day of the game at $8 for adults and $6 for students high school age and under. Students who attend an identification from one of the participating teams will also be admitted for $6.