ARIZONA

Arizona, GCU baseball make 2022 NCAA Tournament as at-large bids

May 30, 2022, 3:00 PM | Updated: 3:11 pm
Carter Young (31) Grand Canyon Right Handed Pitcher sets before a pitch during a baseball game betw...
Carter Young (31) Grand Canyon Right Handed Pitcher sets before a pitch during a baseball game between the Arizona Wildcats and the Grand Canyon Lopes on March 29, 2022, at GCU Ballpark in Phoenix, AZ. / Arizona Wildcats Outfielder Mac Bingham (7) runs to first base during game 1 of the PAC12 Baseball Tournament between the Arizona Wildcats and the Oregon Ducks on May 25, 2022, at Scottsdale Stadium, AZ. (Photos by Zac BonDurant/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photos by Zac BonDurant/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Two teams in the state advanced to the 2022 Division I Men’s Baseball Championship, with Arizona and Grand Canyon baseball making the field of 64.

After a 37-23 record, the Wildcats will head to the Coral Gables Region hosted by the overall 6-seed Miami Hurricanes.

Arizona will be the 2-seed in its region and will play 3-seed Ole Miss (32-22) in its first game on Friday. It marks the 41st time the Wildcats have made the tournament in program history.

The Wildcats had a 2-2 record this weekend at the Pac-12 Conference Baseball Tournament and were bounced by eventual tournament champion and the No. 2 seed nationally, Stanford.

The Hurricanes will face Canisius, who rounds out the Coral Gables Regional.

As for GCU, the Antelopes make the tournament for the second straight season.

With a 41-19 record, GCU received an at-large bid after losing in the WAC Tournament Championship on Sunday to Abilene Christian. It’s the first time the WAC received two bids since 2012.

The ‘Lopes will head to Stillwater as part of the regional hosted by No. 7 overall seed Oklahoma State.

GCU, the region’s 3-seed, will face the Arkansas Razorbacks (38-18) on Friday at 10 a.m.

Arkansas is currently on a four-game losing streak after finishing the season third in the SEC.

They’ll be joined in the region by Oklahoma State, who will face 4-seed Missouri State.

Penguin Air

Arizona

Arizona first baseman Carlie Scupin (20) celebrates after tagging out Oklahoma State's Kiley Naomi ...
Nikash Nath

Arizona Wildcats picked to host inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship

The Pac-12 announced that the Arizona Wildcats will serve as hosts for the inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship in 2023.
12 days ago
(Twitter Photo/@ArizonaBaseball)...
Associated Press

Arizona Wildcats baseball eliminated by Ole Miss in Coral Gables Regional

Following a weather delay, the Arizona Wildcats were eliminated from the Coral Gables Regional after a 22-6 loss to Ole Miss on Monday night.
19 days ago
Arizona Wildcats Right-Handed Pitcher Tommy Splaine (20) waves off his pitcher to tag first during ...
Associated Press

Arizona keeps season alive with comeback win over Miami

Arizona rallied to beat No. 7 overall seed Miami 4-3 on Sunday, knocking the Hurricanes out of the Coral Gables Regional.
19 days ago
Twitter Photo: @ArizonaBaseball...
Associated Press

Arizona baseball survives against Canisius, awaits Miami-Mississippi winner

Arizona baseball kept its season alive with a 7-5 win over Canisius Sunday morning and will play the winner of Miami-Mississippi at 4 p.m.
20 days ago
Arizona Wildcats Right-Handed Pitcher Tommy Splaine (20) waves off his pitcher to tag first during ...
Associated Press

Arizona baseball falls to Mississippi, to face Canisius in loser-out game

Mississippi rally to beat Arizona 7-4 on Saturday night at the Coral Gables Regional after Peyton Chatagnier went 3-for-4 with four RBI.
20 days ago
Arizona outfielder Jasmine Perezchica celebrates with Giulia Koutsoyanopulos (55) after making a ca...
Associated Press

Arizona Wildcats eliminate Oregon State in Women’s College World Series

Carlie Scupin had three hits and Arizona defeated fellow Pac-12 member Oregon State 3-1 in an elimination game on Friday night.
21 days ago
Arizona, GCU baseball make 2022 NCAA Tournament as at-large bids