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Louisiana Baseball To Compete at 2022 Round Rock Classic

Ragin’ Cajuns to face Stanford, Indiana, Arkansas in weekend event

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LAFAYETTE – The first part of the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball schedule for the 2022 season was released as Peak Events, LLC, in partnership with the city of Round Rock and the Round Rock Express, announced on Tuesday that the 2022 Round Rock Classic will return to Dell Diamond on February 25-27.
The third annual event will host Louisiana, Pac-12 member Stanford, Big 10 opponent Indiana and SEC foe Arkansas.
"This is a big opportunity to get to play Stanford, Indiana and Arkansas," Louisiana head coach Matt Deggs said. "We are looking forward to competing against some of the best teams in the country in Round Rock.
"Peak Sports does an amazing job putting on their tournaments, which are modeled like NCAA regionals. It’s a great chance to see what we are made of early in a postseason-type setup. We are excited for our fanbase and honored for the opportunity to compete against some of the best teams in the country."
The schedule for the 2022 Round Rock Classic will begin Friday, Feb 25 at 1 p.m. with Louisiana facing Stanford followed by a 7 p.m. matchup between Arkansas and Indiana. Day two begins on Saturday, Feb. 26 at noon with Indiana taking on Louisiana followed by a 6 p.m. start for Stanford and Arkansas. The final day for the Classic starts with a noon first pitch between Indiana and Stanford with the Classic finale scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. between Arkansas and Louisiana.
Round Rock Classic Schedule (Home Team Listed Second)
Friday, February 25
Louisiana vs Stanford – 1 p.m.
Arkansas vs Indiana – 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 26
Indiana vs Louisiana – 12 p.m.
Stanford vs Arkansas – 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 27
Indiana vs Stanford – 12 p.m.
Arkansas vs Louisiana – 6 p.m.
The 2022 Round Rock Classic will once again showcase four of the country’s top teams over three days of play at Dell Diamond, home of the Texas Rangers’ Triple A affiliate, the Round Rock Express. Tickets for the event are available now and can be found at roundrockclassic.net/tickets. Tickets are available on an individual game basis in addition to a three-game package option with both reserved and general admission seating available. The stadium will be cleared following the first game each day and fans will have the ability to enter the stadium one hour prior to the start of each game.
"We are so honored to host the Round Rock Classic here at Dell Diamond for the third year in a row," Round Rock Express President Chris Almendarez said. "This event has quickly turned into one of the top non-conference tournaments in college baseball and we can’t wait to welcome four great Universities to Round Rock next February."
"Once again we are excited to partner with the Round Rock Express and the City of Round Rock to bring premier college baseball back to the Sports Capital of Texas! This year in particular is one we have been looking forward to for awhile as these four teams are loaded with talent and all four teams have amazing fanbases. We look forward to seeing the fans fill up Dell Diamond with four different shades of red and for them to have the opportunity to experience the #BestOutsideOfOmaha!"
Louisiana’s matchup against Stanford to open the Classic will mark the first meeting between the schools on the diamond since a pair of contests in the 2000 College World Series. The Ragin’ Cajuns will meet Indiana for the first time on the diamond with their matchup against the Razorbacks the first since the 1999 season and sixth time overall.
A branch of Peak Sports MGMT, Peak Events, LLC is an event management firm specializing in collegiate sporting events. Current properties for Peak Events include the Frisco College Baseball Classic and Round Rock Classic. Peak Sports MGMT is a sponsorship/advertising and event management firm out of Allen, Texas. Current properties for Peak Sports include, University of Central Arkansas, Southeastern Louisiana University, West Texas A&M University, Pittsburg State University, Murray State University, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Lamar University, Missouri Western State University, Dixie State University, The Citadel, Delaware State University, Wofford College, North Carolina Central University, Florida A&M University, The College of the Holy Cross, Albany State University and Jacksonville State University. Find more info at peaksportsmgmt.com or www.peak.events.
The official host partner of the Round Rock Classic, located just 15 miles north of Austin, Round Rock holds the distinct title of "Sports Capital of Texas" for amateur, youth and recreational sports. We are well-equipped with exceptional sports facilities, like the brand new Round Rock Multipurpose Complex and Round Rock Sports Center, to accommodate every indoor and outdoor sport. Off the field, Round Rock champions a well-rounded visitor experience for the whole family. Specialty retail stores like IKEA, Bass Pro Shops and the Round Rock Premium Outlets, delicious restaurants, outdoor adventures and numerous lodging options make Round Rock a destination you won’t want to miss. Boasting thriving economic drivers like Dell headquarters, exemplary schools and one of the country’s safest communities, Round Rock is dedicated to winning over visitors and residents alike. Find out more at goroundrock.com. #GoRoundRock
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