2019 Women’s College World Series Schedule
The 2019 NCAA Division 1 Softball season has come down to the final 8 teams vying to win the Women’s College World Series. An updated bracket can be found here. Each game of the 2019 Women’s College World Series will take place from ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The remaining 8 teams will compete in a double elimination format until only two teams remain. Those two teams will then play in a best-of-three championship series to determine the 2019 national champion.
The Florida State Seminoles were the defending national champion after defeating the Washington Huskies in the 2018 championship series. The Seminoles lost to Oklahoma State in the Super Regionals. The Oklahoma Sooners won the national championship in both 2016 and 2017 will be back seeking their third title in four seasons.
Seven of the eight schools in the Women’s College World Series have previously made an appearance in Oklahoma City. Minnesota is making its first appearance in the WCWS. Of the seven teams that have previously made the WCWS, Arizona has had the longest absence since their last appearance in 2010. The below table shows the eight teams taking part in the WCWS along with their last appearance, record, conference affiliation, and all-time WCWS appearances.
|Seed||Team||Last WCWS||Record||Conference||WCWS Appearances|
|13||Oklahoma State||2011||44-15||Big 12||8th|
The Women’s College World Series will get underway on Thursday, May 30 with four games scheduled for the opening day. The entire schedule can be found in the table below with the Championship Series located in a separate table.
The tables below will be updated with final scores as the games go final each day. Please note all times listed below are Eastern. The Championship Series schedule is listed at the bottom of the article.
|Team #1||Team #2||Score||Notes|
|5/30/19||Game 1||12 PM|
|#6 Arizona||#3 Washington||3-1||8 Innings|
|5/30/19||Game 2||2:30 PM|
|#7 Minnesota||#2 UCLA||2-7|
|5/30/19||Game 3||7 PM|
|#13 Okla. State||#5 Florida||2-1|
|5/30/19||Game 4||9:30 PM|
|#8 Alabama||#1 Oklahoma||2-3|
|5/31/19||Game 5||7 PM|
|#2 UCLA||#6 Arizona||6-2|
|5/31/19||Game 6||9:30 PM|
|#1 Oklahoma||#13 Okla. State||6-1|
|6/1/19||Game 7||12 PM|
|#3 Washington||#7 Minnesota||5-3||Minnesota Eliminated|
|6/1/19||Game 8||2:30 PM|
|#5 Florida||#8 Alabama||3-15||Florida Eliminated / 5 Innings|
|6/1/19||Game 9||7 PM|
|#13 Okla. State||#3 Washington||0-1||Okla. State Eliminated|
|6/1/19||Game 10||9:30 PM|
|#8 Alabama||#6 Arizona||2-0||Arizona Eliminated|
|6/2/19||Game 11||1 PM|
|#3 Washington||#2 UCLA||0-3||Washington Eliminated / 10 Innings|
|6/2/19||Game 12||3:30 PM|
|#1 Oklahoma||#8 Alabama||0-1||8 Innings|
Game / If Necessary
|6/2/19||Game 14||9:30 PM|
|#8 Alabama||#1 Oklahoma||3-7||Alabama Eliminated|
2019 Women’s College World Series Championship Series
|Team #1||Team #2||Score|
|6/3/19||Game 1||7 PM|
|#2 UCLA||#1 Oklahoma||16-3|
|6/4/19||Game 2||8 PM|
|#1 Oklahoma||#2 UCLA||4-5|
Photo courtesy of Bryan Terry / The Oklahoman