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USM hosting NCAA regional tournament in Hattiesburg

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June 2, 2017
USM Head coach Scott Berry elaborated on his decision to schedule the Golden Eagles for the first game in the tournament. “My job is to give our team the best chance to win a regional tournament. Obviously, that first game gives you the most recovery time win or lose.” Berry reflected on previous tournaments that saw the Golden Eagles playing into the early morning, then waking up to play again only a few hours later.

Berry continued, “It’s my decision. Everybody says it was a t.v. decision, but it was MY decision. I’m wearing it. I feel like it’s the right thing for our program. Trust me.”

May 29, 2017
The Southern Miss baseball program has been selected as a four-team regional host site for the 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament, which will be played June 2-5, at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

This is only the second time in program history that the Golden Eagles have had the hosting honor.

The game schedule is as follows:

Friday, June 2
Game 1 – 1 p.m.
Game 2 – 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 3
Game 3 – Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 1 p.m.
Game 4 – Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 4
Game 5 – Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 1 p.m.
Game 6 – Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 6 p.m.

Monday, June 5
Game 7 – If necessary, 6 p.m.

Tickets are currently available to 2017 Baseball season ticket holders and Circle of Champions members. More ticketing information can be found here.

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