ATHENS, Ga. --- The Georgia baseball team has been selected as the No. 2 seed in the Tallahassee Regional and the Bulldogs will face the No. 3 seed Ohio State on Friday. Florida State is the No. 1 seed and Marist is the No. 4 seed.
Georgia and Ohio State will play Friday at Noon on ESPNU, and Florida State and Marist will follow at 4 p.m.
The Bulldogs are making their 10th NCAA postseason appearance including the fifth under David Perno, who has taken more Georgia teams to the postseason than any other baseball coach in school history. Georgia made the NCAA District Playoffs in 1953 and has since made eight regional appearances (1987, 1990, 1992, 2001, 2002, 2004 2006 and 2008).
Georgia is 45-26 overall in the NCAA postseason including 25-10 all-time in NCAA Regionals and 8-3 in Super Regionals. Georgia has won six NCAA Regionals (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008). In their last five NCAA postseason appearances, the Bulldogs have advanced to the College World Series four times. The Bulldogs won thrilling NCAA Baseball Regionals in Athens in 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2008 on their way to the College World Series, and this marks the first time since 2002 Georgia will go on the road for a regional.
The Bulldogs have advanced to the College World Series six times (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2008). Georgia won the 1990 national championship and finished runner-up in the College World Series last year. Currently, the Bulldogs are 37-22 and have won 82 games over the last two seasons, which is the second-highest two-year win total in school history.
Tallahassee Regional Schedule
Friday, May 29, 2009
Game 1: Georgia vs. Ohio State - 12:00 pm
Game 2: Florida State vs. Marist - 4:00 pm
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Game 3: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 - 12:00 pm
Game 4: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 - 4:00 pm
Sunday, May 31, 2009
Game 5: Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 - 12:00 pm
Game 6: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 - 4:00 pm
Monday, June 1, 2008
Game 7: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6 (if necessary) - 7:00 pm