San Antonio - The Trinity baseball team has been ranked fourth in the NCAA Division III by the final regular-season D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Poll.
Guided by 21st-year Head Coach Tim Scannell, the Tigers stand at 34-10 and are ranked second in the West Region. Trinity opens its 12th NCAA Division III Regional Tournament Friday at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas. The Tigers meet Franklin (IN) College at 1:00 p.m. in the four-team double-elimination event.
16th-ranked Texas Lutheran plays #25 Concordia (TX) University in the other Friday game. Saturday's schedule consists of winners bracket and elimination games. The championship matchup will be played at noon Sunday, and a second game, if necessary, will take place 50 minutes after the opener.
The Regional champion advances to a two-team, best-of-three series Super Regional May 24-25. The NCAA Division III Championship is slated for May 31-June 5 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Trinity captured the NCAA Championship in 2016 and qualified for the event for the first time in 2015.