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PSU Receives Bid to NCAA DII Tournament

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RELEASE FROM PITTSBURG STATE ATHLETICS:

INDIANAPOLIS — The Pittsburg State University baseball team has qualified to compete in the 2018 NCAA Division II National Tournament.
 
The Gorillas earned the No. 4 seed in the Central Regional which will be held May 17-21 at Magnolia, Ark. Pitt State will face No. 5 seed Augustana (S.D.) University in first-round action in the eight-team regional Thursday.
 
The Gorillas (33-19) are making the program's fifth trip to the NCAA-II National Tournament – their first appearance in the NCAA postseason since 2002. Pitt State made three straight trips to the Central Regional from 1997-99 prior to its 2002 berth.
 
The Gorillas advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 MIAA Postseason Tournament before being eliminated a game away from the championship game Sunday morning by Emporia State (11-5).
 
Stay tuned to www.pittstategorillas.com for additional information about the 2018 NCAA Central Regional.
 
2018 NCAA Division II National Tournament
 
Central Regional, Magnolia, Ark., May 17-21
No. 1 Southern Arkansas (36-17) vs. No. 8 Emporia State (32-21)
No. 4 Pittsburg State (33-19) vs. No. 5 Augustana (44-8)
No. 2 Central Missouri (36-15) vs. No. 7 Oklahoma Baptist (31-17)
No. 3 Central Oklahoma (35-19) vs. No. 6 St. Cloud State (29-15)

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