Florida State vs UCF baseball score updates from regional NCAA


  • The NCAA Regional Tournament is a double-elimination tournament to decide which team advances to the super regional.
  • Florida State and UCF both won their openers on Friday. The winner will advance to the finals, while the loser will play an elimination match on Sunday.

Florida State plays UCF today for a spot in the Tallahassee Regional Final and to move one step closer to advancing in the 2024 NCAA Baseball Tournament. But the game was postponed after Stetson-Alabama was postponed due to weather.

FSU (43-15, 17-12 in ACC), the No. 8 overall seed in the NCAA tournament, got here by beating Stetson 7-2 on Friday. ACC Player of the Year James Tibbs III scored three runs and walked four, while the Seminoles nearly got a complete game from Carson Dorsey, who struck out seven. UCF (36-19, 14-15 in Big 12), fresh off an appearance in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament, defeated Alabama 8-7 in the nightcap on Friday. Jack Zyska had three RBIs on two doubles, while ace Dom Stagliano was touched for five runs in 4⅔ innings.

Today’s likely starter for FSU is Jamie Arnold (10-3, 2.45 ERA). The lefthander entered the NCAA tournament with the nation’s eighth-best ERA and 23rd-best WHIP (1.04). The Knights were able to throw Ben Vespi (4-3, 4.44 ERA), who last gave up five runs with five strikeouts over five innings in UCF’s win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 tournament.

Watch live: How to watch FSU baseball in the NCAA Tournament

The winner of FSU-UCF will advance to the regional finals on Sunday evening, while the loser will play in an elimination game against Stetson of Alabama on Sunday afternoon.

Florida State vs. Baseball Score Updates UCF in NCAA Tournament

FSU Baseball Highlights

What time is the FSU vs. UCF game today in the NCAA Baseball Tournament?

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 8:00 PM
  • Where: Dick Howser Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida
  • TV: This game will not be broadcast on traditional TV.
  • Streaming: ESPN+ ($10.99 per month)

The first pitch for Florida State vs. UCF in the NCAA Baseball Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 1 at 8:00 PM at Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. The match starts after Stetson vs. Alabama, which was postponed due to rain.

FSU-UCF can be seen streaming on ESPN+.

Tickets are still available today for Florida State-UCF, as well as the entire Tallahassee Regional. Including fees, tickets are available for just $42 on StubHub.

  • 3:30 PM: Stetson vs. Alabama, ESPN+
  • 8 p.m.: Florida State vs. UCF, ESPN+
  • Game 1: Florida State 7, Stetson 2
  • Game 2: UCF 8, Alabama 7
  • Game 3: Stetson vs. Alabama, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN+
  • Game 4: Florida State vs. UCF, Saturday 8 p.m., ESPN+
  • Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. loser of Game 4, Sunday afternoon, TV TBA
  • Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5, Sunday 6:00 PM, TV TBA
  • Game 7 (if necessary): Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5, Monday, time and TV to be determined

Here’s a look at Florida State’s most recent games:

Date Opponent
Thursday May 16 vs. Georgia Tech*: W 8-3
Friday May 17 vs. Georgia Tech*: W 11-3
Friday May 17 vs. Georgia Tech*: L11-10
Tuesday May 21 vs. Georgia Tech #: W 12-9
Friday May 24 vs. Virginia #: W 12-7
Saturday May 25 vs. Wake Forest #: W 9-6
Sunday May 26 vs. Duke#: L16-4
Friday May 31 vs. Stetson^: W 7-2
Saturday June 1 vs. UCF^
* ACC game; # ACC Tournament in Charlotte, North Carolina; ^ NCAA Tournament in Tallahassee

Florida State features ACC Player of the Year James Tibbs III, as well as All-ACC first-team pitcher Jamie Arnold. FSU had three other All-ACC players: third baseman Cam Smith (second team), design hitter Marco Dinges (third team) and outfielder Jamie Ferrer (third team).

Here’s a look at UCF’s most recent games:

Date Opponent
Thursday May 16 at Baylor*: W6-4
Friday May 17 at Baylor*: L4-2
Saturday May 18 at Baylor*: W 10-8
Tuesday May 21 vs. Cincinnati#: W6-5
Thursday May 23 vs. Oklahoma State #: W 7-6
Friday May 24 vs. Oklahoma State #: L10-1
Friday May 31 vs. Alabama^: W 8-7
Saturday June 1 vs. Florida State^
* Big 12 game; # Big 12 Tournament in Arlington, Texas; ^ NCAA Tournament in Tallahassee

UCF features pitcher Dom Stagliano, who made the All-Big 12 second team. The Knights also had five All-Big 12 honorable mentions: pitcher Dominic Castellano, pitcher Chase Centala, pitcher Kyle Kramer, catcher Danny Neri and outfielder Matt Prevesk.

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