UTA returns 15 letterwinners from 2014 team that made it to the SBC Tournament Championship game.
UT Arlington finished 33-26 after winning 17 of their final 20 games and reached the SBC championship.
UT Arlington was nipped by top-seeded Louisiana 6-5 in the Sun Belt Championship finale.
UTA has won nine games in a row heading into its meeting with Arkansas State.
UT Arlington defeated Arkansas State 8-7 in Saturday's semifinal round to advance.