UT Arlington was nipped by top-seeded Louisiana 6-5 in the Sun Belt Championship finale.
UT Arlington defeated Arkansas State 8-7 in Saturday's semifinal round to advance.
The Mavericks (31-25) will face No. 6 Troy (25-30) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Stanky Field.
UT Arlington (32-25) faces Friday's Troy-Arkansas State winner Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
UTA won its last seven games to finish the regular season 30-25 and 19-11 in the SBC.