Lions, Tigers and Bears… and Seminoles, Oh My! SLU lands in the Auburn area

HAMMOND, Louisiana – The University of Southeast Louisiana baseball team has won an NCAA regional bid as the Southland Conference Tournament champion and will continue the 2022 season this weekend at Plainsman Park in Auburn, in Alabama.

Southeastern, the No. 4-ranked team in the region, will face host and No. 14 seed Auburn in the first round on Friday at 6 p.m. CT on ESPN+.

The opener of the four-team event will feature No. 2 seeded UCLA and No. 3 seeded Florida State at 11 a.m.

Fans in the Hammond area can listen to SLU game streams online at and through the Lions Gameday Experience, Mixlr and MyTuner Radio apps. The MyTuner application is compatible with the Apple CarPlay software available in most recent car models. Fans should search for SLU Athletics (Mixlr) or Southeastern Sports Radio Network (MyTuner).

The winner of the Auburn Regional will be paired with the winner of the Corvallis Regional, which includes Oregon State, Vanderbilt, San Diego and New Mexico State.

SLU is returning to NCAA postseason play for the sixth time at the Division I level, previously competing in the National Tournament during the 1992, 1994, 2014, 2016, and 2017 seasons. SLU won a general bid at the his two previous trips.

A limited number of All-Session General Admission booklets are available for purchase at the Auburn box office for $75. The link to buy is If there are tickets left on game day, they can be purchased as single session tickets for $15.


The next episode of Inside Southeastern Baseball featuring matt riser, presented by For House Pizza and Beer Garden, is scheduled for Monday at 12 p.m. from the restaurant in downtown Hammond. Fans can listen to each broadcast online at and through the Lions Gameday Experience, MyTuner Radio or Mixlr apps. The MyTuner Radio application is compatible with the Apple CarPlay software available in most recent cars.


The Lions Gameday Experience app puts audio, stats, video, social media and more in the hands of fans. Attendees can also check in to earn reward points redeemable for Southeast-related prizes. Available for Android and iOS devices, it can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play or by following the link


Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the baseball program are encouraged to join the Diamond Club. Lion baseball alumni are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is reserved for Southeast Sports Letter winners.

All Diamond Club and S Club (baseball) membership fees and donations are available for the exclusive use of the Southeast Baseball Program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at or (985) 549-5091 or by visiting


For more Lions Baseball news, follow @LionUpBaseball or @MattRiser17 on Twitter, @LionUpBaseball on Instagram and Facebook, and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.


Friday, June 3
11:00 a.m. – G1: Florida State vs. UCLA (ESPN2)
6:00 p.m. – G2: Southeast vs. Auburn (ESPN+)

Saturday June 4
TBA – G3: Loser of match 1 against loser of match 2
TBA – G4: Winner of match 1 against winner of match 2

Sunday June 5
TBA – G5: Winner of match 3 against loser of match 4
TBA – G6: Winner of match 4 against winner of match 5

Monday, June 6
TBA – G7: Winner of match 4 vs Winner of match 5 (if necessary)


Charles P. Patton