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2018 NCAA Division I Softball Super Regionals TV and Announcer Schedule

ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Division I Softball Championship continues with exclusive telecasts of the Super Regionals beginning Thursday, May 24, and continuing through Sunday, May 27, with up to 24 games from eight campus sites. The eight, best-of-three series will be televised across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU with the victorious teams advancing to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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  • The top eight seeds advanced from the Regional round to host a Super Regional. Defending College World Series champion Oklahoma is the No. 4 seed this year and hosts No. 13 Arkansas in Norman, Oklahoma. Last year’s runner-up Florida is this year’s No. 2 seed and hosts No. 15 Texas A&M in Gainesville, Fla.

    The following are the scheduled game start times (all times Eastern; start times subject to change), locations and respective networks:

    EUGENE SUPER REGIONAL (Eugene, Oregon)
    Announcers: Mark Neely, Danielle Lawrie

    Game 1: Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#1] Oregon vs. [#16] Kentucky

    Game 2: Friday, May 25, 2018 11:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#1] Oregon vs. [#16] Kentucky

    Game 3: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPN (if necessary)
    [#1] Oregon vs. [#16] Kentucky

    GAINESVILLE SUPER REGIONAL (Gainesville, Florida)
    Announcers: Tiffany Greene, Amanda Scarborough

    Game 1: Thursday, May 24, 2018 7:00 p.m. on ESPN
    [#2] Florida vs. [#15] Texas A&M

    Game 2: Friday, May 25, 2018 7:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#2] Florida vs. [#15] Texas A&M

    Game 3: Saturday, May 26, 2018 5:00 p.m. on ESPN (if necessary)
    [#2] Florida vs. [#15] Texas A&M

    LOS ANGELES SUPER REGIONAL (Los Angeles, California)
    Announcers: Beth Mowins, Michele Smith, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe

    Game 1: Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPN
    [#3] UCLA vs. [#14] Arizona

    Game 2: Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#3] UCLA vs. [#14] Arizona

    Game 3: Saturday, May 26, 2018 7:00 p.m. on ESPN (if necessary)
    [#3] UCLA vs. [#14] Arizona

    NORMAN SUPER REGIONAL (Norman, Oklahoma)
    Announcers: Pam Ward, Carol Bruggeman

    Game 1: Friday, May 25, 2018 5:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#4] Oklahoma vs. [#13] Arkansas

    Game 2: Saturday, May 26, 2018 1:00 p.m. on ESPN
    [#4] Oklahoma vs. [#13] Arkansas

    Game 3: Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:00 p.m. on ESPN (if necessary)
    [#4] Oklahoma vs. [#13] Arkansas

    SEATTLE SUPER REGIONAL (Seattle, Washington)
    Announcers: Eric Frede, Jennie Ritter

    Game 1: Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPNU
    [#5] Washington vs. [#12] Alabama

    Game 2: Saturday, May 26, 2018 7:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#5] Washington vs. [#12] Alabama

    Game 3: Sunday, May 27, 2018 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU (if necessary)
    [#5] Washington vs. [#12] Alabama

    TALLAHASSEE SUPER REGIONAL (Tallahassee, Florida)
    Announcers: Kevin Brown, Erin Miller

    Game 1: Friday, May 25, 2018 7:00 p.m. on ESPNU
    [#6] Florida State vs. [#11] LSU

    Game 2: Saturday, May 26, 2018 5:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#6] Florida State vs. [#11] LSU

    Game 3: Sunday, May 27, 2018 3:00 p.m. on ESPNU (if necessary)
    [#6] Florida State vs. [#11] LSU

    ATHENS SUPER REGIONAL (Athens, Georgia)
    Announcers: Alex Loeb, Megan Willis

    Game 1: Friday, May 25, 2018 5:00 p.m. on ESPNU
    [#7] Georgia vs. [#10] Tennessee

    Game 2: Saturday, May 26, 2018 3:00 p.m. on ESPN
    [#7] Georgia vs. [#10] Tennessee

    Game 3: Sunday, May 27, 2018 3:00 p.m. on ESPN (if necessary)
    [#7] Georgia vs. [#10] Tennessee

    TEMPE SUPER REGIONAL (Tempe, Arizona)
    Announcers: Courtney Lyle, Jenny Dalton-Hill

    Game 1: Friday, May 25, 2018 11:00 p.m. on ESPNU
    [#8] Arizona State vs. [#9] South Carolina

    Game 2: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPN2
    [#8] Arizona State vs. [#9] South Carolina

    Game 3: Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:00 p.m. on ESPNU (if necessary)
    [#8] Arizona State vs. [#9] South Carolina

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