Lubbock Christian University Baseball head coach Nathan Blackwood joined the Sports Shack Tuesday to talk about the Chaps placement in the NAIA Tournament.

Blackwood’s LCU Chaps will play their first game of the tournament on Thursday night at 6 p.m. facing the winner of Rogers State and Midland University.

The pitching for LCU has been up and down this season and Blackwood talked about the Chaps hitting carrying them this season through the pitching struggles.

Claremore Regional

No. 1 Lubbock Christian (42-15)

No. 2 Bellvue (44-8-1)

No. 3 Lyon College (41-14)

No. 4 Rogers State (31-22)

No. 5 Midland (31-24)

The Sports Shack airs weekdays from 7 to 9 a.m. on Sports Radio 1340 The Fan.