Softball to Host NCAA Regional as No. 10 Overall Seed
BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU softball team has been selected as the No. 10 overall seed for the 2019 NCAA Softball Championships and will host the Baton Rouge Regional this weekend with Monmouth, Texas Tech and Louisiana Tech May 17-19 at Tiger Park.
LSU, the No. 1 overall seed in the regional, will take on Monmouth at 4:30 p.m. CT in Tiger Park, Louisiana Tech will take on Texas Tech at 2 p.m. CT.
“We’re excited,” said head coach Beth Torina. “We always appreciate the favor of the committee letting us play at home at Tiger Park. We had a great year and I think this team is very deserving of the spot that they are in.”
Live streaming video will be available for all games from the Baton Rouge Regional via WatchESPN.com and the WatchESPN app. Live audio of all LSU softball games is available free at www.LSUsports.net/live and in the LSU Sports Mobile App.
A nationally-seeded team for the fifth consecutive season, the Tigers come into the postseason with a 40-16 overall record. LSU finished the regular season in a three-way tie for second place in the SEC. The Tigers finished with a 14-10 record in the league and garnered seven All-SEC honors. The Tigers had 14 wins over Top 25 RPI teams and 21 overall wins in the top 50.
Texas Tech goes in as the No. 2 seed. The Red Raiders finished 39-14 on the year and finished fourth in the Big 12 with an 8-10 record. Louisiana Tech finished 44-14 on the year and is coming off a C-USA Tournament Championship this weekend. Monmouth is the No. 4 seed in the regional, finishing 36-16 in the regular season. They are coming off the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament title this weekend.
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