Colorado Mesa receives NCAA regional bid
Colorado Mesa received an at-large bid for the 2012 NCAA Division II baseball tournament, the NCAA announced.
The Mavericks (39-14) are the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play a familiar foe in No. 4 seed New Mexico Highlands (39-14) at a time to be announced Thursday in Mankato, Minn.
Minnesota State-Mankato (44-10) is the No. 1 seed and will play No. 6 seed Regis (32-21), which won the RMAC tournament to receive an automatic bid. Mankato won the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tournament title to receive the other automatic bid in the Central Region.
St. Cloud State (45-12) received the No. 2 seed and plays No. 5 Winona State (29-20). Winona State won the Central Region tournament last year and reached the national championship game.