- Joel Rodgers
After recently capturing the 2019 RRAC baseball tourney title, the LSUS Pilots are ready gearing up for the huge NAIA tournament, and Shreveport is a huge part of the tournament.
Nine locations features a five-team, double-elimination tournament is about to take place across the country, and Shreveport is one of those sites.
The NAIA has a total of 45 teams competing in nine Opening Round double-elimination tournaments around the country from Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16. The winners of each tournament advance to the NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho, beginning May 24.
LSU Shreveport is back in the opening round for an 11th time, which leads the field. The Pilots have participated in every event since the format was established in 2009.
NAIA National Championship Opening Round- Louisiana State University Shreveport- Pilot Field
Here’s the schedule:
MONDAY, MAY 13
Game 1- No. 4 Columbia (Mo.) vs. No. 5 York (Neb.) 12pm
Game 2- N0. 2 LSU Shreveport vs. No. 3 Belleville (Neb.) 3:30pm
Game 3- No. 1 Oklahoma City vs. Winner Game 1 7pm
TUESDAY, MAY 14
Game 4- Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2- 12pm
Game 5- Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3- 3:30pm
Game 6- Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 3- 7pm
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
Game 7- Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 5- 12pm
Game 8- Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7- 3:30pm- Championship Game
THURSDAY, MAY 16
Game 9- If Necessary Championship Game- 12pm
The NAIA Opening Round baseball tournaments will determine the participants in this month’s Avista NAIA World Series at Lewiston.