ORU Assigned to Norman Regional, Will Face Oklahoma in Opening Game
Joining the Golden Eagles (35-25) and Sooners (44-15) are No. 2 seed California (29-23) and No. 3 seed North Carolina (36-20), who play Friday at 7 p.m. It's the first No. 4 seeding for ORU since 2003.
The Golden Eagles are making their 13th consecutive NCAA Regional appearance, and 22nd overall. ORU received an automatic bid after winning its 13th straight Summit League Tournament title, while Oklahoma, Cal and UNC are at-large selections.
ORU’s string of 13 straight regionals is the fifth-longest active streak behind Miami (38), Florida State (33), Cal State-Fullerton (19) and Rice (16).
The winner of the Norman Regional will advance to face the champion of the Charlottesville (Va.) Regional in the Super Regional round of eight for the right to advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
All-session tickets are now available www.soonersports.com. Due to the Memorial Day holiday, phone sales will begin on Tuesday, June 1 at 8 a.m., and will continue throughout the week during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To order by phone, call (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-GoOU.