Jacks earn three seed at Summit Baseball Tournament


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League announced the bracket for the 2022 Baseball Championship Saturday following the conclusion of the regular season. North Dakota State earned the No. 1 seed for the first time in program history and will look to defend its 2021 tournament title.

The top-seeded Bison take on No. 4 seed Omaha in game one Wednesday at 12:05 p.m. CT. The second contest features No. 2 seed and tournament host Oral Roberts vs. No. 3 seed South Dakota State at 6:05 p.m. CT.

Thursday’s action will feature two tilts with the loser’s of Thursday’s games squaring off in game three at 12:05 p.m. CT, which will be the first elimination game of the event, and the winner’s playing at 6:05 p.m. CT. Friday’s lone game will feature the loser of game three vs. the winner of game four at 4:05 p.m. CT.

First pitch for Saturday’s championship game will be at 1:05 p.m. CT with an if necessary game to follow approximately 30 minutes later. The Summit League Champion will earn the League’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.