ASU Softball: Fifth Seeded Sun Devils To Host NCAA Regional May 17-19

Arizona State softball has earned a trip to this year’s NCAA Tournament. The Sun Devils will host a Regional Tournament on May 17-19 at Farrington Stadium in Tempe as the fifth seed overall.

Arizona State is 45-10 on the year and will face a 42-15 San Jose State squad in its home regional. Other contestants include San Diego State (35-18) and Georgia (38-19). ASU is 11-1 all-time against San Jose State dating back to 1987. In the two teams’ last meeting, Feb. 9, 2012, the Sun Devils won 4-0.

Regionals will be held May 16-19 on 16 campus sites. At each location, a four-team, double-elimination tournament will be conducted and the 16 winning teams advance to the Super Regionals.

Super Regionals for the tournament will be held May 23-26 on eight campuses. At each site, two teams play in a best-of-three tournament format. The winners from each site advance to the NCAA Women’s College World Series. The WCWS is held in Oklahoma City from May 30 to June 5.

The top 16 seeds in this year’s NCAA Tournament include: 1 Oklahoma, 2 Florida, 3 Oregon, 4 Texas, 5 Arizona State, 6 Missouri, 7 Tennessee, 8 Michigan, 9 LSU, 10 Alabama, 11 Washington, 12 Kentucky, 13 South Alabama, 14 Nebraska, 15 Louisville, 16 Texas A&M.

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