58.7 F
Oxford

Ole Miss Softball Receives Bid To NCAA Salt Lake City Regional

For the seventh-consecutive season, Ole Miss has received a bid to the NCAA Softball Championship. The Rebels will compete in the Salt Lake City Regional, set for May 19-21.

It is the second-ever trip to Salt Lake City and first for the postseason. Ole Miss will be joined in the regional by host and No. 15 national seed Utah. As the No. 3 seed in the regional, the Rebels will take on No. 2 seed Baylor Friday at 12 p.m. CT on ESPNU in the opening game.

The Rebels are 1-4 all-time against Baylor, earning their first win in 2021. They boast an 0-3 against hosts Utah and a 4-5 record against SIU, who they faced off against earlier this season in Puerto Vallarta.

Ole Miss sits at 30-26 on the year with the sixth best strength of schedule in all of Division I Softball. The Rebels finished the regular season with ranked wins over No. 10 LSU, No. 19 Auburn, No. 15 Kentucky, No. 21 Texas A&M, No. 14 Florida and No. 14 Alabama, as well as a series victory at Missouri. It marks the eighth consecutive 30-win season for Ole Miss, dating back to 2015.

Receiving its first-ever NCAA Tournament bid in 2016, Ole Miss has earned a spot in the “Big Dance” every season since. The Rebels are 15-13 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, claiming a pair of regional titles in 2017 and 2019.


Courtesy of Ole Miss Sports

Adam Brown
Adam Brown
Sports Editor

Most Popular

Recent Comments

scamasdscamith on News Watch Ole Miss
Frances Phillips on A Bigger, Better Student Union
Grace Hudditon on A Bigger, Better Student Union
Millie Johnston on A Bigger, Better Student Union
Binary options + Bitcoin = $ 1643 per week: https://8000-usd-per-day.blogspot.com.tr?b=46 on Beta Upsilon Chi: A Christian Brotherhood
Jay Mitchell on Reflections: The Square
Terry Wilcox SFCV USA RET on Oxford's Five Guys Announces Opening Date
Stephanie on Throwback Summer
organized religion is mans downfall on VP of Palmer Home Devotes Life to Finding Homes for Children
Paige Williams on Boyer: Best 10 Books of 2018
Keith mansel on Cleveland On Medgar Evans