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Grambling State Baseball Secures Spot In NCAA Tournament

GRAMBLING, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Grambling State baseball punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament after being crowned the 2024 SWAC Baseball Tournament Champions!

GSU will be heading to College Station, Texas where they will face Texas A&M in the Byron-College State Regional on Friday, May 31.

Texas A&M is the number one seed in the Regional, followed by number two Louisiana, three Texas, and four Grambling.

This is the Tigers’ first automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and SWAC Championship Title since 2010. The announcement comes after the GSU Tigers battled adversity to claim its 10th Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Title, defeating Jackson State 6-5 on Sunday afternoon at Russ-Chandler Stadium.
GSU (26-26) overcame a 5-4 deficit in the ninth inning when Trevor Hatton’s RBI single tied the game and an errant throw allowed Grambling State to plate the winning run, sending the Tigers to the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. 

The NCAA Tournament schedule is as follows:

  • Regionals: Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3.
  • Super Regionals: Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9 or Saturday, June 8 – Monday, June 10
  • First day of MCWS: Friday, June 14
  • MCWS Finals: Saturday, June 22 – Monday, June 24

For complete coverage of Grambling State athletics, please follow the Tigers on social media at @GSU_Tigers (Twitter), /gsu_tigers1 (Facebook), @gramblingathletics (Instagram), or visit the official home of Grambling State Athletics at gsutigers.com.

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