Owls No. 1 Seed in C-USA Championship This Week

May 23, 2012

The Rice baseball team, 39-15 on the year and Conference USA regular season champions with a 17-7 league record, is the No. 1 seed of the 2012 C-USA Championship this Wednesday-Sunday (May 23-27).

The Championship will be held at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Mississippi, and features the top eight teams in a pool play format.

The winner of the Championship earns the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, which begins June 1 at 16 regional sites across the country.

Rice plays Houston today at 3 p.m. The Owls are up against Memphis at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Southern Miss at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Championship Final between pool play winners will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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