The full brackets will be revealed Monday at noon, but Louisville baseball already got good news Sunday night. The Cardinals were picked as one of 16 regional hosting sites for the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
The Cardinals (46-12) will host at least six games at Jim Patterson Stadium this weekend, starting Friday afternoon and carrying through Saturday and Sunday and possibly into Monday.
Louisville will learn the other three teams in the four-team regional Monday afternoon.
It's the third time in five seasons Louisville has hosted a NCAA Regional and the fourth time in seven seasons the Cardinals have been a post-season host. Louisville also hosted the regional round of the NCAA Championship in 2009 and 2010 and hosted an NCAA Super Regional in 2007.
All-session tickets for the 2013 NCAA Regional in Louisville will be available online at www.GoCards.com starting Monday morning or can be purchased by phone (502-852-5151) through the UofL Ticket Office starting Tuesday morning at 9 a.m., ET.
All-session tickets for the four-team, double-elimination regional are $70 for reserved chairback seats and $45 for college students.
Fans are encouraged to purchase and pick up tickets in advance to avoid long will call lines on game day. Tickets can be picked up at the UofL Ticket Office, located at Gate 2 of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. No tickets will be mailed.
Single session tickets, including reserved chairback and general admission berm seating, will go on sale Friday, May 31 from 9 a.m., ET at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium Ticket Office or at Jim Patterson Stadium starting at noon ET.
2013 NCAA Baseball Regional Host Sites
City (Host School)
Baton Rouge, La. (LSU)
Blacksburg, Va. (Virginia Tech)
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana)
Chapel Hill, N.C. (North Carolina)
Charlottesville, Va. (Virginia)
Columbia, S.C. (South Carolina)
Corvallis, Ore. (Oregon State)
Eugene, Ore. (Oregon)
Fullerton, Calif. (Cal State Fullerton)
Los Angeles, Calif. (UCLA)
Louisville, Ky. (Louisville)
Manhattan, Kan. (Kansas State)
Nashville, Tenn. (Vanderbilt)
Raleigh, N.C. (North Carolina State)
Starkville, Miss. (Mississippi State)
Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida State)
Louisville Baseball NCAA Postseason Hosting History
- 2010 NCAA Regional - Regional runner-up (2-2)
- 2009 NCAA Regional - Regional champion (3-1)
- 2007 NCAA Super Regional - Super Regional champion (2-1); advanced to CWS