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UF Softball: Gators Receive No. 4 National Seed in NCAA Softball Tournament

The Gators earned the No. 4 national seed for the third time in program history.
Photo By: Hannah White

Courtesy of University Athletic Association

BY HERB BROOKS

The Florida Gators softball team will host an NCAA Regional for the 15th consecutive season at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. The team found out their placement as the national No. 4 seed during tonight’s selection show on ESPN2.

Joining Florida in the Gainesville Regional will be Baylor (27-21), South Alabama (30-19), and South Florida (29-17).

Florida has hosted an NCAA Regional every year under the direction of head coach Tim Walton. The double-elimination regional runs Friday, May 21, through Sunday, May 23.

As the No. 4 seed in this year’s tournament, should the Gators prevail, the team would then face the winner out of the Athens Regional.

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Gators Road to Oklahoma City

Gainesville Regional – May 21-23 at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium

No. 4 Florida vs. South Florida | Friday, May 21, at 2 p.m. | ESPNU

South Alabama vs. Baylor | Friday, May 21, at 4:30 p.m. | ESPN3

Athens Regional – May 21-23 at Jack Turn Softball Stadium

UNC Greensboro vs. No. 13 Duke | Friday, May 21, at 12 p.m. | ACC Network

Western Kentucky vs. Georgia| Friday, May 21, at 2:30 p.m. | ESPN3

Super Regional – May 27-30

Women’s College World Series – June 3-9

USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium – OGE Energy Field in Oklahoma City

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