Jaguars headed to Mississippi for opening game
May 9, 2014 at 5:09 a.m.
NAIA National Baseball Championship Opening Round
• Game 1: No. 4 Sterling (Kan.) vs. No. 5 UHV
• Game 2: No. 2 Oklahoma City vs. No. 3 Belhaven
• Game 3: No. 1 Oklahoma Wesleyan vs. Winnger Game 1
• Game 4: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2
• Game 5: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
• Game 6: Loser Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
• Game 7: Loser Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
• Game 8: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7
The NAIA National Baseball Championship Opening Round has been announced and UHV is headed to Jackson, Miss. for its appearance in the national tournament.
The Jaguars (23-31) will enter as the fifth seed and will face Sterling (Kan.) in the opening game Monday. Game times have not been announced.
Joining the Jaguars in Jackson will be top-seeded Oklahoma Wesleyan, second seed Oklahoma City and host school Belhaven. All games will be played at Smith-Willis Stadium.
The Jackson bracket is one of nine, five-team opening round, double-elimination tournaments starting Monday. The nine winners will advance to the 58th annual Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series at Harris Field in Lewiston, Idaho on May 23-30.