LOGAN – Utah State University’s Club baseball team has earned a trip to the National Club World Series starting this week at Dolny Stadium in Greenwood, South Carolina.

The Aggies clinched the Northern Pacific Regional Title last week with a 5-3 victory over the Oregon Ducks to qualify for the national tournament.

By virtue of their 23-3 record and the regional championship, the Aggies are the #3 seed and will play in the tournament’s opening game Friday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Time against the sixth seeded Michigan Wolverines.

Head Coach Jake Anderson, a first baseman on USU’s 2014 team that played in the nationals, thinks the Aggies might be the tournament’s best overall team with a 10 runs a game average, outstanding pitching and solid defensive play.

The upcoming series will mark the final week of baseball for the team’s four seniors, Kesler Nelson, Jacob Pullen, Baden Rawlin and Wyatt Sorenson.

Because USU baseball is a club sport and is not a school-sanctioned team, players have to fund everything from uniforms to game travel, including the trip to South Carolina this week, they are currently fundraising for the trip. Those wishing to contribute can do so via Aggie Funded.

Games will be live streamed on the NCBA Facebook group.

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