The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff baseball team will be looking to make a run in the Southwestern Athletic conference tournament
UAPB Baseball’s conference tournament History
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Baseball is looking to make a run in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament this week after a historic regular season
The tournament, which begins on Wednesday, May 23, will be held at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.
UAPB is the No. 4 seed in the tournament and will face No. 5 seed Alabama State in the first round. The game is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CT.
If UAPB wins its first-round game, it will face either No. 1 seed Southern or No. 8 seed Jackson State in the second round on Thursday, May 24.
This will be UAPB’s seventh appearance in the SWAC tournament since joining the conference in 1995. The Golden Lions have a 3-6 record in the tournament, with their last win coming in 2015 when they defeated Grambling State 9-8 in 11 innings in the first round.
UAPB Baseball’s conference tournament Chances
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions Baseball Team will be looking to make a run in the Southwestern Athletic conference tournament this week. The Lions are the number six seed in the tournament and will take on the number three seed Alcorn State Braves in the first round on Wednesday, May 23rd.
The Lions have had a strong season so far, posting a record of 27-23. They will be looking to use their momentum from the regular season to make a run in the conference tournament. The Lions have a solid offense, led by senior outfielder Trayvon Palmer. Palmer is batting .337 with eight home runs and 38 RBIs. The Lions will also be looking to junior pitcher Justin Choate to lead them on the mound. Choate has a record of 5-5 with a 3.95 ERA.
The Lions have a tough road ahead of them if they want to win the conference tournament. They will need to win four games in four days against some tough competition. However, if they can play like they did during the Regular Season they have a chance to make some noise in the tournament and maybe even make it to the NCAA tournament
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Schedule
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff baseball team will be the No. 4 seed in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament, which begins on Tuesday in New Orleans.
The eight-team tournament will be held at Wesley Barrow Stadium, the home of the Triple-A New Orleans Baby Cakes
UAPB (19-33, 12-12 SWAC) will open the tournament against No. 5 seed Alabama A&M (21-32, 11-13) at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
If the Golden Lions win, they will advance to play top-seeded Jackson State (34-20, 17-7) at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. If they lose, they will play an elimination game against No. 8 seed Mississippi Valley State (14-39, 8-16) at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Golden Lions are looking to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014, when they won the SWAC tournament and earned the automatic bid.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Opponents
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions baseball team will enter the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament as the five seed. They will play the four seed, Jackson State University on Wednesday May 22nd at 3:00 p.m. in New Orleans.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Preparation
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions Baseball Team is preparing for the Southwestern athletic conference tournament, which begins on Wednesday, May 24 in New Orleans. The Golden Lions are the No. 4 seed in the tournament and will face No. 5 seed Alcorn State in the first round.
UAPB is coming off a regular season in which it went 18-30 overall and 14-10 in conference play The Golden Lions are led by senior third baseman Josh Simmons, who was named first-team All-SWAC after hitting .351 with 10 home runs and 37 RBIs. Senior pitcher Jared Gates was also named first-team All-SWAC after going 5-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 13 starts.
The winner of the UAPB/Alcorn State game will face No. 1 seed Prairie View A&M in the second round on Thursday, May 25.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Strategy
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions Baseball team has their sights set on the Southwest Athletic Conference tournament title. The team’s success this season has been led by their strong pitching staff. The team’s ERA of 3.70 is good for second in the conference, and they have struck out 278 batters, also second in the conference.
In the Conference tournament, the Golden Lions will be the number four seed and will take on the number one seed, Grambling State This will be a tough matchup, as Grambling State has only lost eight games all season. However, UAPB has beaten Grambling State twice this season, and will look to rely on their strong pitching to carry them to victory once again.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Game 1
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions will face Alcorn State in the opening game of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Baseball Tournament on Wednesday, May 22 at 3 p.m. at George Ward Park in Birmingham, Alabama.
UAPB enters the tournament as the No. 4 seed and is coming off a series loss to Grambling State. The Golden Lions are 19-28 on the season and 11-11 in conference play Alcorn State is the No. 5 seed and is 17-32 on the season and 10-12 in conference play.
This will be the first meeting between the two teams this season. In their last meeting, UAPB defeated Alcorn State 9-2 on May 11, 2018 in Lorman, Mississippi.
The winner of Wednesday’s game will face top-seeded Jackson State in the second round of the Tournament on Thursday May 23 at 3 p.m.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Game 2
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) baseball team will play their second game in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) tournament against Alcorn State today. The game will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana at the SWAC baseball field
UAPB is coming into the game with a record of 9-25 overall and 7-11 in conference play. Alcorn State is 14-22 overall and 10-8 in conference play. The winner of today’s game will advance to play Southern University in the next round.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Game 3
UAPB Baseball looks to make a run in the Conference Tournament game 3 today against Texas Southern This is a must-win game for the Golden Lions if they want to keep their season alive. UAPB is coming off a tough loss to Arkansas-Pine Bluff in game 2, but they will look to rebound and get a win today The game will be televised on ESPNU at 3:00 PM EST.
UAPB Baseball’s Conference Tournament Championship Game
UAPB Baseball is set to take on the Southern University Jaguars in the Conference Tournament Championship game today. The game will be played at 3:00 PM at the Oxford-University Stadium in Oxford, Alabama. UAPB is coming into the game with a record of 25-29, while Southern is coming in with a record of 30-24.
UAPB is led by Senior Outfielder Derrick Mitchell, who is batting .333 on the season with 10 home runs and 38 RBI. Southern is led by Junior Third Baseman Julius Gaines, who is batting .372 on the season with 7 Home Runs and 42 RBI.
This is the first meeting between these two teams in the Conference Tournament Championship game and UAPB will be looking to upset Southern and win their first ever Conference Tournament Championship.
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