SWAC Conference Baseball Tournament Seeding and Opening Round Match-Ups

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced seedings and opening round match-ups for the upcoming 2022 SWAC Baseball Tournament slated to be held May 25-29 at Regions Field in Downtown Birmingham.

Eastern Division Seeding:

No. 1 Alabama State

No. 2 Florida A&M

No. 3 Bethune Cookman

No. 4 Jackson State

Note: Alabama State clinched the Eastern Division top seed after completing the regular season with a 21-8 SWAC Conference record.

Western Division Seeding:

No. 1 Southern

No. 2 Grambling State

No. 3 Prairie View A&M

No. 4 Texas Southern

Note: In the Western Division, Southern gets the top seed after completing the regular season with a 21-9 record in conference play.

Alabama State will face Texas Southern in the opening round of tournament action.

Southern will square off against Jackson State.

Florida A&M will open the tournament against Prairie View A&M.

Grambling State will take on Bethune-Cookman in the first round.

The double-elimination format starts at 9:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, May 25 – 29. All tournament games will be available live on the SWAC Digital Network. Championship games can be viewed on ESPN3.

Date Game/Round  Teams Times
Wednesday, May 25 Game 1: Opening Round #2 East vs. #3 West 9 a.m.
Wednesday, May 25 Game 3: Opening Round #1 West vs. #4 East 3 p.m.
Thursday, May 26 Game 5: Second Round Loser Game 1 vs Loser Game 3 9 a.m.
Thursday, May 26 Game 7: Second Round Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 3 3 p.m.
Friday, May 27 Game 9: Quarterfinals Winner Game 5 vs. Loser Game 7 9 a.m.
Friday, May 27 Game 11: Semifinals Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 9 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 29 Game 13: Championship Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12 12 p.m.


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