The Rose-Hulman baseball team will travel to Augustana University in Moline, Ill., to compete in the six-team NCAA Division III Central Regional starting this Wednesday.
The Engineers have earned the No. 5 seed in the regional and will square off with No. 2 seeded St. Thomas (Minn.) in the tournament opener on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m..
Other teams in the Central Region include No. 1 seeded Webster, No. 3 seeded Buena Vista, No. 4 seeded St. Scholastica and No. 6 seeded DePauw. Webster (No. 1) and St. Thomas (No. 8) and Buena Vista (No. 18) are each nationally ranked in the latest d3baseball.com national poll.
Rose-Hulman stands 26-16 on the season and won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday to clinch its sixth bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Engineers return to the NCAAs for the first time since 2010 and the fourth time since 2008.