Gonzaga Baseball Will Play in Minnesota as No. 3 Seed
NADINE IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WAY YOU’RE PLAYING AT THE END OF THE SEASON AND THIS GONZAGA BASEBALL TEAM IS NOT JUST PEAKING…THEY’RE DOMINATING, BEATING PEPPERDINE 17 TO 2 IN THE WEST COAST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP OVER THE WEEKEND, GRABBING AN AUTOMATIC BID IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THREE YEARS.
TODAY THEY FOUND WHO AND WHERE THEY PLAY DURING THE SELECTION SHOW…IT’S OFF TO MINNESOTA AS THE REGION’S THREE SEED…TAKING ON U-C-L-A WHO IS THE 2-SEED…AND THOUGH THEY’VE PLAYED INTO THE POSTSEASON BEFORE…THEY’RE NOT TAKING IT FOR GRANTED.
Jake Vieth: “It’s hard to believe it’s real, you know it’s just one of those things, I don’t know I’m just super excited it’s been a great year with the team and I think we’re in a great position to have some success.”
Mark Machtolf: “We’re excited about our draw, we thought we might end up in Minnesota, and playing UCLA they’re a great program and a great so we’re excited to get out of the west and have a go at it.”
THE BRUINS RECEIVED AN AT-LARGE BID INTO THE TOURNEY OUT OF THE PAC-12…WHERE THEY FINISHED 19 AND 11..FIRST PITCH BETWEEN THE TWO THIS FRIDAY JUNE FIRST AT 11 A.M. PACIFIC.
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