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Florida State baseball earns berth into 2022 NCAA Division I national tournament

Seminoles to play in Auburn, Alabama Regional
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Posted at 1:20 PM, May 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 14:06:33-04

(WTXL) — The Seminoles are in the dance.

The Florida State University baseball team earned a bid to the NCAA Division I national baseball tournament Monday afternoon as an at-large team from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The NCAA released the Division I national baseball tournament bracket Monday.

The Seminoles, who finished the 2022 regular season with a 33-23 overall record, are the No. 3 seed in the Auburn, Alabama Regional.

According to FSU athletics, FSU's selection to the 2022 tournament marks the 44th consecutive season that the Seminoles will play in the baseball tournament, tying an NCAA record.

FSU will play No. 2 seed UCLA (38-22) in the opening game of the Auburn Regional Friday at noon Eastern Time.

UCLA placed third overall in the Pacific 12 Conference (Pac 12) during the regular season.

Auburn (37-19) placed fourth in the Southeastern Conference’s Western Division during the regular season.

The Tigers are the No. 14 national seed in the NCAA national tournament and will open play Friday night against Southeast Louisiana (30-29).

The Lions were the tournament champions of the Southland Conference and were the second best team in the league during the regular season this spring.

Game time between the SEC’s Tigers and Lions is set for 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

FSU athletics notes, the winner of the Auburn Regional will play the winner of the Corvallis Regional, hosted by No. 3 national seed Oregon State.