UM Baseball Earns No. 1 Seed in 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship

Coral Gables Regional at Alex Rodriguez Park begins Friday, June 4.

Coral Gables (May 31, 2010) — The University of Miami baseball team earned a No. 1 seed in the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship and will play host to No. 2 seed Texas A&M, No. 3 seed Florida International and No. 4 seed Dartmouth in the Coral Gables Regional at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field beginning Friday, June 4. Ticket Information | Bracket (PDF)

No. 1 seed Miami (40-17) will take on Dartmouth (26-17) in the regional's second game at 4 p.m. (EST) on Friday following the 12 p.m. match-up between Texas A&M (40-19-1) and FIU (36-23). The entire Coral Gables Regional will be shown live on ESPNU, with games at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If necessary, Monday's contest will also be shown live on ESPNU at 7 p.m.

The Hurricanes earned an at-large bid and are the No.1 seed in the Coral Gables Regional. Dartmouth is in the field as the automatic qualifier out of the Ivy League. Texas A&M is the automatic qualifier as the champion of the Big XII tournament and FIU earned a bid as the champion of the Sun Belt Tournament. The ACC, Pac-10 and SEC each had eight teams selected to the field.

Ticket packages for the entire Coral Gables Regional are $90 for field box, $60 for chairback, $45 for adult general admission and $30 for youth, seniors and students. Those packages will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Single day passes will go on sale at a later time this week.

The University of Miami and the ticket office are closed for Memorial Day on Monday but normal hours will resume on Tuesday, June 1. To order tickets, click here or call 305-284-CANE or 1-800-GO-CANES. The UM ticket office will be open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

UM has advanced to the College World Series 18 of the 22 times it has hosted a regional. The Hurricanes hold an all-time record of 76-11 (.874) in NCAA Regional play at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field. It also marks the 12th time in head coach Jim Morris' 17 years at the helm that UM has played host to a regional.

NCAA Coral Gables Regional Information
All-Tournament Passes
Field Box $90
Chairback $60
Adult General Admission $45
Youth/Seniors/Students $30

Tournament Schedule

Friday, June 4
Game 1 - FIU vs. Texas A&M, 12 p.m.
Game 2 - Dartmouth vs. Miami, 4 p.m.

Saturday, June 5
Game 3 - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser, 12 p.m.
Game 4 - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner, 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 6
Game 5 - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Loser, 12 p.m.
Game 6 - Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner, 4 p.m.

Monday, June 7
Game 7 - If necessary, 7 p.m

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The University of Miami baseball team earned a No. 1 seed in the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship and will play host to No. 2 seed Texas A&M, No. 3 seed Florida International and No. 4 seed Dartmouth in the Coral Gables Regional at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field beginning Friday,

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