Tigers get No. 3 national seed

The LSU baseball team earned a No. 3 national seed in the 2009 NCAA Championship field to assure itself of a NCAA Super Regional if the Tigers advance through this weekend's NCAA Regional at Alex Box Stadium. LSU will face Southern on Friday at 1 p.m. CT.

The other two teams in the Baton Rouge Regional are second-seeded Minnesota and third-seeded Baylor, which will meet at 6 p.m. on Friday.

2009: 63rd-Annual Division I Baseball College World Series

National Seeds
1. Texas
2. Cal St. Fullerton
3. LSU
4. North Carolina
5. Arizona St.
6. UC Irvine
7. Oklahoma
8. Florida

NCAA Regional Pairings

at Austin, Texas
4 Army vs. (1) 1 Texas
3 Boston College vs. 2 Texas St.

at Fort Worth, Texas
4 Wright St. vs. 1 TCU
3 Oregon St. vs. 2 Texas A&M

at Atlanta, Ga.
4 Georgia St. vs. 1 Georgia Tech
3 Southern Miss vs. 2 Elon

at Gainesville, Fla.
4 Bethune-Cookman vs. (8) 1 Florida
3 Jacksonville vs. 2 Miami (Fla.)

at Tempe, Ariz.
4 Kent St. vs. (5) 1 Arizona St.
3 Cal Poly vs. 2 Oral Roberts

at Clemson, S.C.
4 Tennessee Tech vs. 1 Clemson
3 Oklahoma St. vs. 2 Alabama

at Greenville, N.C.
4 Binghamton vs. 1 East Carolina
3 George Mason vs. 2 South Carolina

at Chapel Hill, N.C.
4 Dartmouth vs. (4) 1 North Carolina
3 Kansas vs. 2 Coastal Carolina

at Fullerton, Calif.
4 Utah vs. (2) 1 Cal St. Fullerton
3 Gonzaga vs. 2 Georgia Southern 

at Louisville, Ky.
4 Indiana vs. 1 Louisville
3 Vanderbilt vs. 2 Middle Tennessee

at Tallahassee, Fla.
4 Marist vs. 1 Florida St.
3 Ohio St. vs. 2 Georgia

at Norman, Okla.
4 Wichita St. vs. (7) 1 Oklahoma
3 Washington St vs. 2 Arkansas

at Irvine, Calif.
Fresno St. vs. (6) 1 UC Irvine
San Diego St. vs. 2 Virginia

at Oxford, Miss.
4 Monmouth vs. 1 Ole Miss
3 Western Kentucky vs. 2 Missouri

at Houston, Texas
4 Sam Houston St. vs. 1 Rice
3 Xavier vs. 2 Kansas St.

at Baton Rouge, La.
4 Southern vs. (3) 1 LSU
3 Baylor vs. 2 Minnesota


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