UTPA Media Relations

EDINBURG, Texas — The Great West Conference (GWC) has announced the tournament seeding for this week’s Inaugural GWC Baseball Tournament May 26-29 at the Edinburg Baseball Stadium.

This year’s tournament will be played in a three-game, pool play format, with the best team in each pool competing for the championship Saturday, May 29 at 5 p.m.

The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) Broncs enter the tournament as the No. 6 seed and are in Pool No. 2.

Each day of the tournament, the Broncs will play a 7:30 p.m. contest. First up for UTPA Wednesday, May 26, are the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Bears. Just this past weekend, the Broncs split a four-game series with the Bears at home. Thursday, May 27 the Broncs will face Northern Colorado, and Friday, UTPA will take on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Highlanders.

To purchase tickets for Bronc Baseball tournament action, call 956-381-2221.

GWC Baseball Tournament

Pool 1: Utah Valley University, Chicago State University, Houston Baptist University and University of North Dakota

Pool 2: University of Northern Colorado, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New York Institute of Technology and University of Texas-Pan American

Day 1, Wednesday, May 26

9 a.m. — University of North Dakota @ Houston Baptist University

12:30 p.m. — Chicago State University @ Utah Valley University

4 p.m. — New Jersey Institute of Technology @ University of Northern Colorado

7:30 p.m. — University of Texas-Pan American @ New York Institute of Technology

Day 2, Thursday, May 27

9 a.m. — Houston Baptist University @ Chicago State University

12:30 p.m. — Utah Valley University @ University of North Dakota

4 p.m. — New York Institute of Technology @ New Jersey Institute of Technology

7:30 p.m. — University of Northern Colorado @ University of Texas-Pan American

Day 3, Friday, May 28: all home teams on Day 3 will be determined by coin toss (Higher seeded team will call)

9 a.m. — University of North Dakota vs. Chicago State University

12:30 p.m. — Utah Valley University vs. Houston Baptist University

4 p.m. — University of Northern Colorado vs. New York Institute of Technology

7:30 p.m. — University of Texas-Pan American vs. New Jersey Institute of Technology

Day 4, Saturday May 29, 5 p.m. Championship Game TBD

Winner Pool 1 vs. Winner Pool 2

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