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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:26am
For the first time in 29 years, Louisiana Tech will compete in the NCAA Baseball Regionals as the Bulldogs were selected as a No. 3 seed at the Starkville Regional hosted by Mississippi State beginning Friday and running through Monday. With the Bulldogs players and support staff surrounded by the Tech faithful at the team’s watch party in the Davison Athletics Complex, the room erupted as Tech’s name appeared on the TV screen opposite Cal State Fullerton. Tech is one of four teams from Conference USA to receive a regional berth along with Florida Atlantic, Rice and Southern Miss. The...

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