SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Augustana University will host the DII Central I Region in Sioux Falls Thursday through Saturday, May 16-18 at Karras Park, Home of Ronken Field. Games will get underway Thursday with No. 4 seed Minnesota State facing off with No. 5 seed Arkansas-Monticello at 3:30 p.m. No. 1 seed Augustana will take on No. 8 seed Oklahoma Baptist at 7 p.m. in the final game of day one.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate each day and are good for the entire day. Ticket prices are as follows: $10 (Adults), $5 (Seniors - 65+), $3 (College students w/ ID) and $3 (Youth ages 3-18). Fans 2 years old and under are admitted free of charge. Ticket information and additional information on programs, merchandise, parking, media credentials and more can be found at GoAugie.com/CentralRegional.
The DII Central II Region will be hosted by No. 2 seed Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo. as they will face off with No. 7 seed Missouri Southern. The other opening matchup in that region will be No. 3 seed St. Cloud State facing off with No. 6 seed Central Oklahoma.
The winner of each central region will advance to the DII Super Regionals on May 24-25 where the higher seeded team will host a best-of-three game series for a chance to go to the DII College World Series in Cary, N.C. June 1-8.
DII Central Region 1 Tournament Schedule (Double Elimination)
*All games played at Karras Park, Home of Ronken Field
Game 1 – Thursday, May 16 @ 3:30 p.m. Minnesota State vs. Arkansas-Monticello
Game 2 – Thursday, May 16 @ 7 p.m. Augustana vs. Oklahoma Baptist
Game 3 – Friday, May 17 @ Noon Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2
Game 4 – Friday, May 17 @ 3:30 p.m. Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2
Game 5 – Friday, May 17 @ 7 p.m. Loser of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4
Game 6 – Saturday, May 18 @ Noon Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 5
Game 7 (if necessary) – Saturday, May 18 @ 3:30 p.m.