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Arkansas is #1 national seed in 2021 NCAA Baseball Championship

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Updated: May. 31, 2021 at 11:58 AM CDT
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - The road to Omaha runs through Fayetteville.

Arkansas was selected as the #1 national seed for the NCAA Baseball Championship. The SEC regular season and tournament champions are 46-10 this season.

The Razorbacks will welcome Nebraska, Northeastern, and New Jersey Institute of Technology to town for the Fayetteville Regional. Arkansas faces NJIT in the opening game, first pitch is Friday at 2:00pm CT on ESPN3.

Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn had a press conference Monday after the NCAA bracket was revealed. “It’s still really special,” he said. “Just to sit there and see your name called because you’ve had such a good season up to this point. The guys seem really excited. Happy to be in there again. It wasn’t like, ah here we go again. It was exciting.”

One Super Regional matchup will pit the winner of the Fayetteville Regional against the winner of the Ruston Regional. You can see the complete NCAA Baseball Championship bracket here.

NCAA Fayetteville Regional Ticket Info

For those who requested NCAA Regional tickets in advance: Razorback Foundation members and season-ticket holders who requested tickets in advance will receive an email this week about the status of their tickets.

University of Arkansas students: University of Arkansas students can purchase general admission Hog Pen tickets on a game-by-game basis. Tickets for Game 1 and Game 2 of the regional will go on sale online Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Tickets for Game 3 and Game 4 will be available for purchase on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Log in to your account by clicking here to see the offer available on Wednesday, order by phone by calling 479-575-5151 or visit the Razorback Ticket Center at the Baum-Walker Stadium box office.

Single-session tickets: If available, single-session tickets will be sold at Gate A beginning 90 minutes prior to first pitch of each game. Single-session tickets are based on availability and are not guaranteed for each or any game.

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