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Iowa's baseball team wins Big Ten Tournament, heads to Houston Regional

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The University of Iowa baseball team heads to the Houston Regional as a No. 4 seed. The announcement was made today during a NCAA Baseball Tournament Selection Show on ESPN.

The Hawks will face Houston on Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Darryl and Lori Schroeder Park. No. 2 seed Baylor and No.3 Texas A&M will play at 2:00 p.m.

According to the University of Iowa athletics website, Iowa is making it's second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons under University of Iowa head coach Rick Heller, and the fifth in school history. 

The Iowa Hawkeyes clinched the 2017 Big Ten Baseball Tournament title after a big win over Northwestern.

Iowa won the game, 13-4, and earned the Big Ten Tournament title for the first time in school history. 

The win earns Iowa an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. 

Hawkeye Chris Whelan was named Most Outstanding Player in the tournament. 


Photo Courtesy Hawkeye Sports 
 

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