The NCAA announced the sixty four teams selected for the 2009 Division I Baseball Championship Tournament on May 25, 2009. The selected teams will play in sixteen Regional double elimination tournaments of four teams each. Regional play will occur Friday, May 29 through Monday, June 1, 2009. The sixteen winners of the Regional tournaments will play in eight Super-Regional tournaments the following weekend (June 5-8, 2009), with the two teams playing a best of three game series. The eight Super-Regional winners will advance to the College World Series to be played in Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska from June 13 to June 24, 2009.
The top eight National Seeds selected will be the host sites for the
Super-Regionals if they win their Regional Tournament. The National Seeds
- University of Texas
- California State University-Fullerton
- Louisiana State Univbersity
- University of North Carolina
- Arizona State University
- University of California-Irvine
- University of Oklahoma
- University of Florida
Pairings and seedings for all games through the first round of the College
World Series have been set. In the first round of Regional play. the No. 1 seed
will play the No. 4 seed, and the No. 2 seed will play the No. 3 seed.
Re-seeding will not occur following Regionals or Super-Regionals. The sites, host schools and teams for the sixteen Regionals are:
- Texas St.
- Boston College
The winner of the Austin Regional will play the winner of:
- Texas A&M University
- Oregon St.
- Wright St.
- Georgia Tech
- Southern Miss.
- Georgia St.
The winner of the Atlanta Regional will play the winner of:
- Miami (FL)
- Arizona St.
- Oral Roberts University
- Cal Poly
- Kent St.
The winner of the Tempe Regional will play the winner of:
- Oklahoma St.
- Tennessee Tech
- Eastern Carolina
- South Carolina
- George Mason
The winner of the Greenville Regional will play the winner of:
- Coastal Carolina
The winners of the above four Super-Regionals will make up Bracket A at the
College World Series
- Cal St. Fullerton
- Georgia Southern
The winner of the Fullerton Regional will play the winner of:
- Middle Tennessee
- Florida St.
- Ohio St.
The winner of the Tallahassee Regional will play the winner of:
- Washington St.
- Wichita St.
- UC Irvine
- San Diego St.
- Fresno St.
The winner of the Irvine Regional will play the winner of:
- Western Kentucky
- Kansas St.
- Sam Houston St.
The winner of the Houston Regional will play the winner of:
- Southern University
The winners of the above four Super-Regionals will make up Bracket B at
the College World Series.
Brackets A and B will each play a double elimination tournament, with the two
winners playing a best of three tournament to determine the National
An interactive .PDF display of the entire Tournament Bracket my be found at NCAA.com
See The Road to Omaha 2009 - Week 2 for an update.