Goalkeeper Amanda Longan was named NCAA Tournament MVP in helping lead the Trojans to their sixth natty.
The 2016 and 2017 reigning NCAA Champions Oklahoma earned the No. 4 overall seed.
Oregon State (28-26) got into the Tuscalooosa (Alabama) regional, Friday through Sunday. The Vikings 44 wins is a school record and their NSIC tournament championship is their second in school history. But, if Mississippi State can claim enough wins to take the regional, then they’ll advance on to the Super Regional Round. This year, the entire SEC made it into the NCAA Tournament.
It was perhaps the expected outcome given the way Auburn (40-15, 11-13 SEC) closed out the first season of head coach Mickey Dean’s tenure on the Plains.
The fourth-seeded Florida State Men’s Golf team begins its NCAA postseason run when it participates in regional play beginning Monday, May 14, at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla. The Sooners have hosted a regional in each of the last eight years. The Texans defeated West Texas A&M 15-7 Saturday afternoon in Canyon to earn the automatic bid into the tournament.
Though the players – who watched the selection show together Sunday night – were hopeful to host a Regional, they are embracing the challenge that’s in front of them.
The Pac-12 appeared to get more respect from the NCAA Tournament committee than the SEC. A season ago BU advanced to the Women’s College World Series.
Despite a hard run through the SEC, a late-season surge propelled Alabama softball will host its 14th consecutive regional next weekend.
The Aggies face Arizona State for the third time this season.