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Ole Miss Softball to Play Seven Nationally Television Games in 2015

Ole Miss Softball will play seven nationally-televised games in the 2015 season. Photo courtesy Ole Miss Athletics
Ole Miss Softball will play seven nationally-televised games in the 2015 season.
Photo courtesy Ole Miss Athletics

The Ole Miss softball team will take to the field for seven nationally televised contests in the 2015 season with six of those games coming at home it was announced by the Southeastern Conference on Wednesday with the release of the league’s television schedule.

It will be the inaugural season of coverage on ESPN’s SEC Network with more than 50 games slated for coverage on the network and a total of 76 games broadcast nationally by the networks when including games televised by ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU.

Six of the Rebels’ seven games will be televised by the newly launched SEC Network, including a Monday night series finale against the Auburn Tigers on March 16. The Rebels will also host Auburn on ESPNU in game two of the series on Sunday afternoon, March 15.

All Ole Miss home games not broadcast on one of the network television channels will be available online as a part of the SEC Network + digital streaming platform online.

The Rebels will have three home series featured as a part of the SEC’s television package, including two games in the home series with Auburn (Sunday, March 15 – 4:30 p.m.; Monday, March 16 – 6 p.m.), two games in the home series against in-state rival Mississippi State (Saturday, March 21 – Noon; Sunday, March 22 – 4 p.m.) and two games in the home series with South Carolina (Saturday, April 25 – 3 p.m.; Sunday, April 26 – 3:30 p.m.).

The only road contest to be broadcast involving the Rebels is the series-finale at Texas A&M (Sunday, May 3 – 2 p.m.)

Ole Miss opens the 2015 season on the road at the Kajikawa Classic hosted by Arizona State the weekend of February 5. The Rebels will begin the season with a game against Oregon State and will also face Arizona State, Fresno State, San Jose State, UC-Santa Barbara and Western Michigan at the annual tournament.

Courtesy of Ole Miss Sports Information

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