Jaguars headed to Mississippi for opening game

  • 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

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  • 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.