May 14, 2007--Emporia State will play Wayne State (Neb.) at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Division II Central Region Baseball Tournament in Warrensburg, Mo. The tournament will be hosted by the #2 seed Central Missouri.
ESU earned the MIAA's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament for the second straight year, this year by winning the league's postseason tournament.
Emporia State and Grand Valley State are the only NCAA Division II schools to send their baseball, softball, men' & women's tennis and men's and women's basketball teams to the NCAA Tournament this school year.
2007 NCAA Division II Central Region Baseball Tournament
Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field
Game Times for Thursday, May 17
12 p.m. No. 1 Minnesota State vs. No. 6 Nebraska-Omaha
3:30 p.m. No. 3 Wayne State vs. No. 4 Emporia State
7:00 p.m. No. 2 Central Missouri vs. No. 5 Winona State
$7 adult single session
$3 students/youth single session
$20 adults all-session passes
$10 youth/students all-session passes