BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tiger softball team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the 15th straight time as they were named to the 64-team field announced Sunday evening on ESPN2.
Also, for the sixth straight year, the Tigers will host one of the 16 four-team regional rounds at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge starting on Friday. LSU is the No. 7 national seed, one of five Southeastern Conference teams that earned Top 8 national seeding.
The first round schedule on Friday will have LSU (32-19) meeting McNeese State (Southland Conference, 34-24) at 3 p.m. CDT in a game televised by ESPNU and broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network. The second game on the first day will feature No. 2 seed UL-Lafayette (Sun Belt Conference, 44-10) against George Washington (A-10 Conference) at 5:30 p.m. CDT in a contest that will be streamed on ESPN3.
This will mark the sixth straight NCAA softball post-season event that LSU will host the regional round at Tiger Park dating back to 2015.
All-session books will go on sale Wednesday at 9am, starting at $25. If available, single sessions will go on sale Thursday at 9am starting at $7.
A reminder that under NCAA championship guidelines, Tiger Park will be limited to 50 percent capacity.
(Press Release Provided by LSU Athletics)