2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball Bracket Announced

Despite a first game loss in the SEC Tournament to Ole Miss, the Florida Gators were awarded the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. (Photo courtesy of SEC Country)

2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball Bracket Announced

The 2017 NCAA Division I Softball bracket is now known and the bracket can be found here. The Oklahoma Sooners are the defending National Champions after defeating the Auburn Tigers in the 2016 WCWS Championship Series. The Florida Gators are the top overall seed followed by Arizona, Oregon, and Florida State.

The tournament will get started with the regionals between Thursday, May 18 and Sunday, May 21. Below are the 16 National Seeds as ranked by the NCAA.

SeedTeamRecordConference
1Florida50-6SEC
2Arizona48-7Pac-12
3Oregon47-6Pac-12
4Florida State51-6-1ACC
5UCLA42-13Pac-12
6Washington43-11Pac-12
7Auburn46-10SEC
8Tennessee44-10SEC
9Texas A&M42-10SEC
10Oklahoma50-8Big 12
11Utah33-14Pac-12
12Ole Miss40-18SEC
13LSU41-18SEC
14Kentucky36-17SEC
15Baylor43-13SEC
16Alabama42-16SEC

2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball Teams

Below are all 64 teams that have made the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball tournament. In the sortable table below, the automatic bids are listed first followed by the at-large bids listed in order of conference. The records for each team and which regional they have been assigned to are provided as well.

ConferenceTeamRecordRouteRegional
American EastAlbany27-16Tournament ChampionsTuscaloosa
AmericanTulsa39-15Tournament ChampionsNorman
ACCFlorida State51-6-1Tournament ChampionsTallahassee
Atlantic 10Fordham45-15Tournament ChampionsSalt Lake City
Atlantic SunUSC Upstate44-11Tournament ChampionsKnoxville
Big 12Oklahoma50-8Tournament ChampionsNorman
Big EastDePaul29-21Tournament ChampionsLexington
Big SkyMontana35-22Tournament ChampionsSeattle
Big SouthLongwood28-27Tournament ChampionsKnoxville
Big TenMinnesota54-3Tournament ChampionsTuscaloosa
Big WestCal State Fullerton33-21Regular Season ChampionsLos Angeles
ColonialJames Madison50-6Tournament ChampionsWaco
C-USALouisiana
Tech
37-22Tournament ChampionsTuscaloosa
HorizonIllinois-Chicago38-20Tournament ChampionsEugene
IvyPrinceton25-18Championship Series WinnerTallahassee
Mid-AmericanKent State32-26Tournament ChampionsWaco
Metro AtlanticFairfield26-26Tournament ChampionsBaton Rouge
Mid-EasternFlorida A&M23-30-1Tournament ChampionsGainesville
Missouri ValleySouthern
Illinois
33-22Tournament ChampionsOxford
Mountain WestSan Jose State36-17Regular Season ChampionsLos Angeles
NortheastSaint Francis48-9Tournament ChampionsTuscon
Ohio ValleyJacksonville
State
40-10Tournament ChampionsTallahassee
Pac-12Arizona48-7Regular Season ChampionsTuscon
PatriotLehigh36-18Tournament ChampionsLos Angeles
SECOle Miss40-18Tournament ChampionsOxford
SouthernEast Tenn.
State
29-24Tournament ChampionsAuburn
SouthlandMcNeese42-16Tournament ChampionsBaton Rouge
SWACTexas Southern25-19Tournament ChampionsCollege
Station
SummitNorth Dakota
State
28-31Tournament ChampionsNorman
Sun BeltLouisiana45-6Tournament ChampionsBaton Rouge
WACNew Mexico
State
29-23Tournament ChampionsTuscon
West CoastBYU44-11Regular Season ChampionsSalt Lake City
ACCNorth Carolina38-19At-LargeOxford
ACCNotre Dame32-21At-LargeAuburn
Big 10Illinois37-18At-LargeLexington
Big 10Michigan41-11-1At-LargeSeattle
Big 10Ohio State35-16At-LargeKnoxville
Big 10Wisconsin33-15At-LargeEugene
Big 12Baylor43-12At-LargeWaco
Big 12Texas31-24At-LargeCollege
Station
Big 12Oklahoma
State
35-23At-LargeGainesville
C-USAFlorida
International
45-13At-LargeGainesville
C-USAMarshall41-10At-LargeLexington
Mountain WestFresno State34-21At-LargeSeattle
Pac-12Arizona State30-20At-LargeOxford
Pac-12California30-22At-LargeAuburn
Pac-12Oregon47-6At-LargeEugene
Pac-12Oregon State28-25At-LargeWaco
Pac-12UCLA42-13At-LargeLos Angeles
Pac-12Utah33-14At-LargeSalt Lake City
Pac-12Washington43-11At-LargeSeattle
SECAlabama42-16At-LargeTuscaloosa
SECArkansas31-22At-LargeNorman
SECAuburn46-10At-LargeAuburn
SECFlorida50-6At-LargeGainesville
SECGeorgia33-21At-LargeTallahassee
SECKentucky36-17At-LargeLexington
SECLSU41-18At-LargeBaton Rouge
SECMissouri29-26At-LargeEugene
SECMississippi
State
36-20At-LargeSalt Lake City
SECSouth Carolina32-23At-LargeTuscon
SECTennessee44-10At-LargeKnoxville
SECTexas A&M42-10At-LargeCollege
Station
Sun BeltTexas State41-15At-LargeCollege
Station

Regionals

The 2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball tournament will start with 16 regionals divided into four teams per regional. Each regional employs the double-elimination format with the 16 national seeds listed above hosting a regional. The regionals are listed in order of the potential Super Regional matchup (i.e. #1 vs #16, #9 vs #8, #13 vs. #4, etc.).

All dates and times listed below are tentative. Updates, along with final scores, will be made as the changes are known.

Regional #1 – Gainesville

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #112 PMOkla.
State
Fla. Int'l2-0
5/19/17Game #22:30 PMFlorida A&M#1 Florida0-95 Innings;
No Hitter
5/20/17Game #312 PMOkla.
State
#1 Florida0-2
5/20/17Game #42:30 PMFlorida A&MFla. Int'l0-3FAMU
Elim.
5/20/17Game #55 PMOkla.
State
Fla. Int'l5-0FIU Elim.
5/21/17Game #612 PM#1 FloridaOkla.
State
0-1Potential
Elim.
Game
5/21/17Game #72:30 PMOkla. State#1 Florida0-5Okla. State
Elim.

Regional #16 – Tuscaloosa

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #12:30 PMLa. TechMinnesota3-115 Innings
5/19/17Game #25 PMAlbany#16 Alabama1-5
5/20/17Game #32:30 PMMinnesota#16 Alabama0-19 Innings
5/20/17Game #45 PMAlbanyLa. Tech1-8Albany
Elim.
5/21/17Game #52:30 PMMinnesotaLa Tech.5-29 Innings;
La. Tech
Elim.
5/21/17Game #65 PM#16 AlabamaMinnesota1-0Minn.
Elim.
5/22/17Game #75 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #9 – College Station

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #15 PMTexas
State
Texas2-112 Innings
5/19/17Game #27:30 PMTexas
Southern
#9 Texas A&M0-145 Innings
5/20/17Game #32:30 PMTexas
State
#9 Texas A&M1-3
5/20/17Game #45 PMTexas
Southern
Texas0-85 Innings;
Texas Southern
Elim.
5/20/17Game #57:30 PMTexas
State
Texas3-6Texas St
Elim.
5/21/17Game #62:30 PM#9 Texas A&MTexas3-1Texas Elim.
5/21/17Game #75 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #8 – Knoxville

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #14:30 PMUSC
Upstate
Ohio State7-3
5/19/17Game #27 PMLongwood#8 Tenn.0-5
5/20/17Game #312 PM#8 Tenn.USC
Upstate
7-3
5/20/17Game #42:30 PMOhio StateLongwood1-3Ohio St
Elim.
5/20/17Game #55 PMLongwoodUSC
Upstate
4-2USC Upstate
Elim.
5/21/17Game #612 PM#8 Tenn.Longwood3-0Longwood
Elim.
5/21/17Game #72:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #5 – Los Angeles

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #19 PMCal State
Fullerton
San Jose
State
0-3
5/19/17Game #211:30 PMLehigh#5 UCLA0-85 Innings;
No Hitter
5/20/17Game #35 PM#5 UCLASan Jose
State
10-26 Innings
5/20/17Game #47:30 PMCal State
Fullerton
Lehigh10-8Lehigh Elim.
5/20/17Game #510 PMCal State
Fullerton
San Jose
State
1-0San Jose
St Elim.
5/21/17Game #67 PM#5 UCLACal State
Fullerton
9-1Cal State Fullerton Elim.
5/21/17Game #79:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #12 – Oxford

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #17 PMNorth CarolinaArizona
State
3-9
5/19/17Game #29:30 PMSouthern
Illinois
#12 Ole Miss0-85 Innings
5/20/17Game #32:30 PMArizona
State
#12 Ole Miss0-2
5/20/17Game #45 PMSouthern
Illinois
North Carolina0-4Southern
Ill. Elim.
5/20/17Game #57:30 PMArizona
State
North Carolina2-3Arizona St.
Elim.
5/21/17Game #62:30 PM#12 Ole MissNorth Carolina7-2North Carolina
Elim.
5/21/17Game #75 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #13 – Baton Rouge

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #14 PMLouisianaMcNeese6-0No Hitter
5/19/17Game #26:30 PMFairfield#13 LSU0-2
5/20/17Game #31 PMLouisiana#13 LSU4-2
5/20/17Game #43:30 PMFairfieldMcNeese2-6Fairfield
Elim.
5/21/17Game #58:30 PM#13 LSUMcNeese10-16 Innings;
McNeese
Elim.
5/21/17Game #611:30 PM#13 LSULouisiana6-1
5/22/17Game #72 PMLouisiana#13 LSU1-5Louisiana
Elim.

Regional #4 – Tallahassee

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #14:30 PMJax. StateGeorgia2-4
5/19/17Game #27 PMPrinceton#4
Fla. St
0-3
5/20/17Game #312 PMGeorgia#4
Fla. St
1-7
5/20/17Game #42:30 PMPrincetonJax. State2-106 Innings;
Princeton
Elim.
5/20/17Game #55 PMGeorgiaJax. State8-2Jax. State
Elim.
5/21/17Game #612 PM#4
Fla. St
Georgia8-5Georgia
Elim.
5/21/17Game #72:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #3 – Eugene

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #19 PMMissouriWisc.2-7
5/19/17Game #211:30 PMIllinois-
Chicago
#3 Oregon0-135 Innings
5/20/17Game #35 PM#3 OregonWisc.6-58 Innings
5/20/17Game #47:30 PMMissouriIllinois-
Chicago
4-5Missouri
Elim.
5/20/17Game #510 PMIllinois-
Chicago
Wisc.0-2Illinois-
Chicago Elim.
5/21/17Game #67 PMWisc.#3 Oregon0-95 Innings;
Wisc. Elim
5/21/17Game #79:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #14 – Lexington

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #112 PMMarshallIllinois2-312 Innings
5/19/17Game #22:30 PMDePaul#14 Kentucky0-6
5/20/17Game #312 PMIllinois#14
Kentucky
0-1
5/20/17Game #42:30 PMDePaulMarshall1-29 Innings;
DePaul
Elim.
5/20/17Game #55 PMIllinoisMarshall10-25 Innings;
Marshall
Elim.
5/21/17Game #612 PM#14 KentuckyIllinois4-2Illinois
Elim.
5/21/17Game #72:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #11 – Salt Lake City

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/18/17Game #16 PMMiss.
State
BYU0-8
6 Innings
5/18/17Game #28:30 PMFordham#11 Utah0-105 Innings
5/19/17Game #33 PMBYU#11 Utah2-3
5/19/17Game #45:30 PMMiss.
State
Forhdam9-3Miss. State
Elim.
5/19/17Game #58 PMBYUFordham12-15 Innings;
Fordham Elim.
5/20/17Game #64 PM#11 UtahBYU14-06 Innings;
BYU Elim.
5/20/17Game 76:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf
Necessary

Regional #6 – Seattle

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #19 PMFresno
State
Michigan1-3
5/19/17Game #211:30 PMMontana#6 Wash.0-85 Innings;
No Hitter
5/20/17Game #35 PMMichigan#6 Wash.4-125 Innings;
5/20/17Game #47:30 PMMontanaFresno
State
0-7Montana
Elim.
5/20/17Game #510 PMMichiganFresno
State
4-0No Hitter;
Fresno St
Elim.
5/21/17Game #67 PM#6 Wash.Michigan4-2Michigan
Elim.
5/21/17Game #79:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #7 – Auburn

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #12 PMCalNotre
Dame
6-2
5/19/17Game #24:30 PME Tenn.
State
#7 Auburn0-115 Innings
5/20/17Game #32:30 PMCal#7 Auburn3-49 Innings
5/20/17Game #45 PME Tenn.
State
Notre Dame6-78 Innings;
ETSU Elim.
5/21/17Game #511 AMCalNotre Dame5-3Notre Dame
Elim.
5/21/17Game #62:30 PM#7 AuburnCal8-2Cal Elim.
5/21/17Game #75 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #10 – Norman

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #112:30 PMArkansasTulsa4-5
5/20/17Game #22:30 PMNorth
Dak. St
#10 Okla.3-29 Innings
5/20/17Game #32:30 PMTulsaNorth
Dak. St
2-1
5/20/17Game #45 PM#10 Okla.Arkansas5-3Arkansas
Elim.
5/20/17Game #57:30 PM#10 Okla.North
Dak. St
10-26 Innings;
NDSU Elim.
5/21/17Game #62:30 PMTulsa#10 Okla.4-610 Innings
5/22/17Game #71 PM#10 Okla.Tulsa3-0Tulsa Elim.

Regional #15 – Waco

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #15 PMJames
Madison
Oregon
State
3-2
5/19/17Game #27:30 PMKent
State
#15
Baylor
0-1No Hitter
5/20/17Game #32 PMJames
Madison
#15
Baylor
2-4
5/20/17Game #44:30 PMKent
State
Oregon
State
2-1Oregon St
Elim.
5/20/17Game #57 PMJames
Madison
Kent
State
4-0Kent St
Elim.
5/21/17Game #62 PM#15
Baylor
James
Madison
1-0No Hitter;
James Madison
Elim.
5/21/17Game #74:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Regional #2 – Tucson

DateGameTime
(EST)
Team #1Team #2ScoreNotes
5/19/17Game #17 PMSt FrancisSouth Carolina2-125 Innings
5/19/17Game #29:30 PMNew Mexico State#2 Arizona0-115 Innings
5/20/17Game #35 PMSouth Carolina#2 Arizona0-5
5/20/17Game #47:30 PMNew Mexico StateSt Francis4-8New Mex.
St Elim.
5/20/17Game #510 PMSouth CarolinaSt Francis3-1St Francis
Elim.
5/21/17Game #67 PM#2 ArizonaSouth Carolina9-0South Carolina Elim.
5/21/17Game #79:30 PMGame #6 WinnerGame #6 LoserIf Necessary

Super Regionals

The Super Regional round of the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball Tournament will be a best of three series between the dates of Thursday, May 25 and Sunday, May 28. The campus sites for each Super Regional will be determined upon completion of the Regionals by the NCAA.

Women’s College World Series

The 2017 Women’s College World Series will take place between Thursday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 7 with every game shown on one of the ESPN family of network channels. All of the games will take place at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium and OGE Energy Field from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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