The Wildcats (29-16, 15-11 Lone Star Conference) will be part of a four-team South Central Regional hosted by Central Oklahoma, and will face third-seeded Emporia State (39-9) in a first-round game scheduled for Friday at 4:30 p.m. The No. 2 Bronchos will then take on No. 7 and Lone Star Conference Tournament champion Incarnate Word at 7 p.m.
The tournament follows a double-elimination format and will be held at Edmond North High School.
First-round winners and losers meet Saturday, followed by another elimination game. The finals are at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the "if necessary" game to follow.
The winner of the UCO regional moves on to face the winner of the South Central I Regional in a best-of-three series the weekend of May 11-12 at a site to be determined.
Angelo State (44-9) is the region's overall No. 1 seed and hosts the other half of the regional, which also includes No. 4 Missouri Western (42-11), No. 5 Texas Woman's (36-15) and No. 8 St. Edward's (29-19).
The South Central Region champion joins seven other regional winners in the Division II World Series in Louisville, Ky. May 16-19
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