Cards to play Sam Houston State in Tournament opener



May 18, 2014

FRISCO - The Southland Conference Baseball Tournament will be conducted later this week at Bear Stadium on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas, and by way of a 3-1 defeat of Oral Roberts on Saturday, Lamar has earned the eighth and final seed in the field.

The Cardinals are scheduled to take on top-seeded and three-time defending regular season conference champion Sam Houston State at noon on Wednesday. The winner of the game will go on to face either Southeastern Louisiana or Northwestern State at noon on Thursday, and the losers of each game will square off in the tournament's first elimination game at 9 a.m.

The Southland Tournament will come to its conclusion with Saturday's championship game at 5 p.m., which will be be broadcast nationally via ESPN3. The winner will earn the league's automatic bid into an NCAA Regional.

For more information on the Southland Baseball Tournament, visit the conference website at




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