The field and times have been set for the 2011 NCAA Baseball Regional in Columbia, S.C. at Carolina Stadium. South Carolina (45-14) is the No. 1 seed and No. 4 national seed and will face the No. 4 seed Georgia Southern (36-24). The No. 2 seed Stetson (41-18) will face No. 3 seed NC State (34-25). The NCAA Regional will run from Friday, June 3 to Monday, June 6. The winner of the USC regional will face the winner from the Clemson regional.
Friday, June 3
Game 1 – No. 2 Stetson vs. No. 3 NC State 1 p.m.
Game 2 – No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 4 Georgia Southern 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 4
Game 3 – Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 1 p.m.
Game 4 – Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 5
Game 5 – Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 1 p.m.
Game 6 – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 4 7 p.m.
Monday, June 6
Game 7 – If Necessary 7 p.m.
This will be Carolina’s 27th overall appearance in the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. South Carolina is the defending national champion after winning the CWS in 2010. South Carolina has reached nine College World Series as well as eight NCAA Super Regionals. South Carolina’s 12 consecutive trips to the NCAA Baseball Tournament (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) is the longest current streak of the 12 SEC schools.
This marks the 13th time in school history that the Gamecocks will host an NCAA Regional in baseball. Since the move to the Regional-Super Regional format, Carolina has hosted an NCAA Regional seven times (2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011).
A limited number of NCAA Baseball Regional booklets are now on sale to the general public, the South Carolina Ticket Office announced. A booklet, which includes tickets for all games in the Regional, are available for $77 each and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Fans purchasing the booklet will secure their actual seat locations at the time of the purchase.
If available, single game tickets for Regional games will go on sale Monday, May 30, at 10 a.m. Single game tickets will be sold for $15, but there is no guarantee on their availability.
To purchase Regional tickets, visit www.GamecocksOnline.com, stop by the Athletics Ticket Office in Colonial Life Arena at 801 Lincoln Street, or call 803-777-4274 or 800-4SC-FANS (800-472-3267).
NCAA postseason regulations state that every person entering the stadium must have a ticket.
Super Regional booklets, priced at $45 each, are currently available to Gamecock Club members only. The Super Regionals dates are Friday, June 10, through Monday, June 13. If available, Super Regional single game tickets will go on sale Monday, June 6, at 10 a.m. for $18 each.