Softball Earns Fifth Seed in SEC Tournament

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BATON ROUGE – With a record of 13-11 in the Southeastern Conference and tiebreaker over Kentucky, No. 13 LSU earned the five seed in the 2021 SEC Tournament. 

The single-elimination tournament will be held in Tuscaloosa, May 11-15. Every game will be televised on the SEC Network or ESPN2. The Tigers will take on the 12 vs. 13 game, featuring Auburn and South Carolina, Wednesday at Rhoads Stadium. First pitch will be 35 minutes following the conclusion of the 11 a.m. game. 

If LSU wins its opening game on Wednesday, it will take on Missouri in the second game on Thursday. 

The Tigers are 44-23 in the SEC Tournament all-time. The program has won five league titles with victories coming in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2007. In 2019, the last SEC Tournament held, LSU dropped its opening game to Florida, 3-0. 

(Press release provided by LSU Athletics.)

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