BOCA RATON, Fla. – Florida Atlantic is the top baseball team in Conference USA.
The Owls defeated Middle Tennessee 8-7 on Saturday to clinch the 2019 regular-season C-USA championship for the first time in school history.
FAU (37-18, 22-8 C-USA) swept the Blue Raiders in three games to clinch their first regular-season C-USA title in school history and earn the No. 1 seed in the C-USA tournament that begins Wednesday.
FAU's 22 league wins are the most since the Owls went 25-8 in 2003 when they were members of the Atlantic Sun Conference.
The Owls will face No. 8 seed UTSA (26-28, 13-16) in their first game of the double-elimination C-USA tournament. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m.