Mount St. Mary's, which won four straight games out of the loser's bracket to capture the Northeast Conference title and make the 64-team Division I college baseball tournament for the first time, will face host North Carolina, the NCAA runner-up each of the past two seasons, in the opening round beginning Friday.
Miami was selected as the top seed yesterday, while two-time defending champion Oregon State was left out of the field.
The Hurricanes (47-8), who won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament for the first time, will host one of 16 four-team, double-elimination regionals that begin Friday.
Miami, making its 36th straight tournament appearance to extend its NCAA record, was ranked No. 1 in various polls for the majority of the season and opens up against Bethune-Cookman (36-20).
The other national seeds, in order, are: North Carolina (46-12), Arizona State (45-11), Florida State (48-10), Cal State Fullerton (37-19), Rice (42-13), LSU (43-16-1) and Georgia (35-21-1).
The winners of each regional will advance to the super regionals, played June 6-9. The eight winners of the super regionals will play in the College World Series, which starts June 14 in Omaha, Neb.
Oregon State (28-24) did not receive an at-large bid despite having five series wins against teams in the 64-team field. The ACC (Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Virginia) had six teams selected.