Probably D3baseball board. SOS is very important criteria, in the selection process. However out west due to distances and other factors, it can be difficult, to put a together a strong schedule. However it is a well known criteria, and has been for a while. Cal Lu suffered the same fate a couple of years back.
Best way to get to the regional, is win your conference tournament. Don't leave it up to the committee. This is especially true out west.