2013 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament

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The 2013 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament is being held from May 16 through June 6, 2012 as the final part of the 2013 NCAA Division I softball season. The 64 NCAA Division I college softball teams were selected out of an eligible 284 teams on May 12, 2012. 31 teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conference, and 33 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Softball Selection Committee. The tournament will culminate with 8 teams playing in the 2013 Women's College World Series at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

National Seeds[edit]

Teams in "italics" advanced to Super Regionals. Teams in "bold" advanced to Women's College World Series.

  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

Regionals and Super Regionals[edit]

Norman Super Regional[edit]

  First Round Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1  Oklahoma 17  
 Marist 0  
  1  Oklahoma 10  
   Arkansas 5  
 Fordham 1
 Arkansas 5  
  1  Oklahoma 14 X  
Norman Regional
   Arkansas 1 X  
 Marist 3  
 Fordham 5  
   Fordham 2
   Arkansas 5  
  1  Oklahoma 10* 8*
  16  Texas A&M 2 0
16  Texas A&M 12  
 Penn 0  
  16  Texas A&M 6
   Baylor 5  
 Baylor 7
 Arizona 0  
  16  Texas A&M 5 8
College Station Regional
   Baylor 9 0  
 Penn 2  
 Arizona 3  
   Arizona 4
   Baylor 8  

Ann Arbor Super Regional[edit]

  First Round Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
8  Michigan 5  
 Valparaiso 0  
  8  Michigan 5  
   California 0  
 California 8
 Central Michigan 1  
  8  Michigan 3  
Michigan Regional
   California 1 X  
 Valparaiso 7  
 Central Michigan 4  
   Valparaiso 0
   California 6  
  8  Michigan 4 0 2
   Louisiana-Lafayette 3 5 1
9  LSU 3  
 Central Connecticut 2  
  9  LSU 0
   Louisiana-Lafayette 3  
 Louisiana–Lafayette 3
 Northwestern State 0  
   Louisiana-Lafayette 1 X
Baton Rouge Regional
  9  LSU 0 X  
 Central Connecticut 9  
 Northwestern State 1  
   Central Connecticut 0
  9  LSU 11  

Tempe Super Regional[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
5  Arizona State 5  
 San Jose State 2  
  5  Arizona State 2  
   Georgia 0  
 Georgia 9
 San Diego State 3  
  5  Arizona State 2  
Tempe Regional
   Georgia 0  
 San Jose State 2  
 San Diego State 5  
   San Diego State 2
   Georgia 3  
  5  Arizona State 5 5
  12  Kentucky 4 2
12  Kentucky 2  
 Marshall 1  
  12  Kentucky 6
   Virginia Tech 2  
 Notre Dame 3
 Virginia Tech 4  
  12  Kentucky 0 1
Lexington Regional
   Virginia Tech 2 0  
 Marshall 3  
 Notre Dame 1  
   Marshall 2
   Virginia Tech 3  

Austin Super Regional[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
4  Texas 5  
 Army 0  
  4  Texas 11  
   South Carolina 2  
 Houston 4
 South Carolina 6  
  4  Texas 6 X  
Austin Regional
   South Carolina 0 X  
 Army 5  
 Houston 7  
   Houston 1
   South Carolina 5  
  4  Texas 3 4
   Florida State 2 0
13  South Alabama 10  
 Mississippi Valley State 0  
  13  South Alabama 1
   Florida State 2  
 Mississippi State 2
 Florida State 5  
   Florida State 0 7
Mobile Regional
  13  South Alabama 3 6  
 Mississippi Valley State 1  
 Mississippi State 2  
   Mississippi State 0
  13  South Alabama 3  

Eugene Super Regional[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
3  Oregon 5  
 BYU 2  
  3  Oregon 3  
   North Carolina 0  
 North Carolina 3
 Wisconsin 2  
  3  Oregon 3 X  
Eugene Regional
   Wisconsin 0 X  
 BYU 0  
 Wisconsin 6  
   North Carolina 2
   Wisconsin 6  
  3  Oregon 2 4 2
  14  Nebraska 5 3 4
14  Nebraska 4  
 Northern Iowa 0  
  14  Nebraska 7
   Stanford 1  
 Stanford 4
 Tulsa 2  
  14  Nebraska 10
Lincoln Regional
   Stanford 5  
 Northern Iowa 2  
 Tulsa 1  
   Northern Iowa 1
   Stanford 4  

Columbia Super Regional[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
6  Missouri 3  
 Stony Brook 0  
  6  Missouri 1  
   Hofstra 0  
 Hofstra 2
 Oregon State 0  
  6  Missouri 0 5  
Columbia Regional
   Hofstra 10 0  
 Stony Brook 0  
 Oregon State 6  
   Oregon State 4
   Hofstra 8  
  6  Missouri 1 0
  11  Washington 2 1
11  Washington 2  
 Portland State 1  
  11  Washington 2
   Hawaii 0  
 Minnesota 0
 Hawaii 3  
  11  Washington 8 X
Seattle Regional
   Hawaii 0 X  
 Portland State 0  
 Minnesota 5  
   Minnesota 0
   Hawaii 3  

Knoxville Super Regional[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
7  Tennessee 9  
 Longwood 0  
  7  Tennessee 1  
   North Carolina State 0  
 James Madison 0
 North Carolina State 2  
  7  Tennessee 7  
Knoxville Regional
   North Carolina State 0  
 Longwood 0  
 James Madison 5  
   James Madison 4
   North Carolina State 6  
  7  Tennessee 3 5
  10  Alabama 2 3
10  Alabama 4  
 Jacksonville State 0  
  10  Alabama 7
   Western Kentucky 6  
 Western Kentucky 3
 South Carolina Upstate 0  
  10  Alabama 13 X
Tuscaloosa Regional
   Western Kentucky 1 X  
 Jacksonville State 0  
 South Carolina Upstate 8  
   South Carolina Upstate 0
   Western Kentucky 3  

Gainesville Super Regional[edit]

  Round 1 Round 2 Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
2  Florida 7  
 Hampton 1  
  2  Florida 11  
   South Florida 1  
 South Florida 1
 Georgia Southern 0  
  2  Florida 2 X  
Gainesville Regional
   South Florida 0 X  
 Hampton 0  
 Georgia Southern 3  
   Georgia Southern 1
   South Florida 2  
  2  Florida 4 1
   UAB 3 0
15  Louisville 2  
 IPFW 1  
  15  Louisville 4
   UAB 7  
 UAB 6
 UCLA 3  
   UAB 1 3
Louisville Regional
   UCLA 4 2  
 IPFW 0  
 UCLA 8  
   UCLA 19
  15  Louisville 2  

Automatic Bids[edit]

Women's College World Series[edit]

Participants[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach Previous WCWS Appearances WCWS Best Finish WCWS W-L Record
Arizona State Pac-12 50-10 (16-8) Clint Meyers 11
(last: 2011)
1st
(last: 2011)
17-14
Florida SEC 57-7 (21-6) Tim Walton 5
(last: 2011)
2nd
(last: 2011, 2009)
11-9
  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                           
14  Nebraska 3  
11  Washington 4*  
  11  Washington 0  
  7  Tennessee 1  
7  Tennessee 9
2  Florida 2  
  7  Tennessee 2 -  
  4  Texas 0 -  
14  Nebraska 8  
2  Florida 9^  
  2  Florida 0
  4  Texas 3  
  7  Tennessee 3 0
  1  Oklahoma 5** 4
5  Arizona State 3  
4  Texas 5  
  4  Texas 2
  1  Oklahoma 10  
8  Michigan 1
1  Oklahoma 7  
  1  Oklahoma 6 -
  11  Washington 2 -  
5  Arizona State 0  
8  Michigan 2  
  8  Michigan 1
  11  Washington 4  
  • *8 Innings
  • ^15 Innings
  • ** 12 Innings

Media Coverage[edit]

Radio[edit]

Dial Global Sports provided nationwide radio coverage of the championship series, which was also streamed online at dialglobalsports.com. Kevin Kugler and Leah Amico provided the call for Dial Global.[1]

Television[edit]

ESPN carried every game from the Women's College World Series across the ESPN Networks (ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU). The ESPN Networks also carried select regional matches and every super regional match utilizing ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN3. Austin hosted a regional, and the Texas games aired on Longhorn Network while the other matches will air on ESPN3. This was the second consecutive year Longhorn Network carried regional matches.

Broadcast Assignments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WCWS Highlights: Oklahoma 5 – Tennessee 3 – F/12". Westwood One. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  2. ^ "ESPN Expands Coverage of NCAA Division I Softball Championship". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  3. ^ a b "ESPN Airs Every WCWS Game from Oklahoma City Beginning Thursday". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ "ESPN ThisWeek — May 20, 2013". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 

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