Raiders headed to Terre Haute Regional, opening NCAA baseball tournament against Indiana State

The Wright State baseball team will play No. 1 seed Indiana State on Friday, June 2, at 1 p.m. in the opening game of the Terre Haute Regional. (Photo by Austyn McFadden)

After winning its third consecutive Horizon League Championship and the sixth in its last eight seasons, the Wright State University baseball program will head to the Terre Haute Regional as the No. 4 seed from June 2-5.

Wright State will take on No. 1 seed Indiana State on Friday, June 2, at 1 p.m. in its opening game of the regional. The tournament matchup will be broadcast live on ESPN+.

The Terre Haute Regional also includes  No. 2 seed Iowa and No. 3 seed North Carolina.

Schedule for the Terre Haute Regional at Bob Warn Field:

Friday, June 2
Game 1: #1 Indiana State vs. #4 Wright State, at 1 p.m.
Game 2: #3 North Carolina vs. #2 Iowa, at 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 3
Game 3: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser, at noon
Game 4: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner, at 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 4
Game 5: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Loser, at noon
Game 6: Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner, at 6 p.m.

Monday, June 5
Game 7: If Necessary, at TBD

View the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship bracket (PDF).

Wright State clinched its 10th NCAA Division I appearance after winning three consecutive elimination games in the Horizon League Baseball Championship, punctuated by a 14-0 victory over No. 2 seed Oakland in the title game at Nischwitz Stadium.

Andrew Patrick was named the tournament’s MVP after batting .400 (8-for-20) with four doubles, two homers, eight runs batted in, eight runs scored, seven walks and three stolen bases in five games. Jay Luikart, Tristan Haught, Julian Greenwell and Luke Stofel joined Patrick on the Horizon League All-Tournament Team.

A season ago, Wright State dropped games to regional-host Virginia Tech (9-15) and Gonzaga (9-11) at the NCAA Blacksburg Regional. The Raiders have also made NCAA appearances in the 2021 Knoxville Regional, 2018 Stanford Regional, 2016 Louisville Regional and 2015 Champaign Regional.

Wright State enters the NCAA Baseball Championship with a 39-21 record, including 23 wins in its last 28 games. The Raiders have won six games against teams in the top 100 RPI rankings.

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