@UTTylerBaseball to host ETBU in Gold Bracket finals

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

TYLER – The UT Tyler baseball team will host East Texas Baptist in the American Southwest Conference Championship - Gold Bracket this weekend at Irwin Field. The series begins at 7 p.m. on Friday before a 1 p.m. game on Saturday. An if-necessary would follow on Saturday if the teams split the first games.

The Patriots (37-7) are playing for their third straight ASC title, while the Tigers are looking to win their first ASC title in program history. UT Tyler advanced to the conference finals by going 4-1 in the ASC Blue Bracket, culminating with a 13-12 win over Concordia on Sunday. The Tigers swept through the Red Bracket after knocking off UT Dallas in the finals.

The winner of the series will receive an automatic bid to next week’s NCAA Division III West Regional which will be hosted by the University of Texas at Tyler. The regional site is predetermined and will host six teams at Irwin Field.