NCAA softball Super Regionals begin with two major rematches

May 22, 2024
Two rematches kick of Super Regionals
NCAA softball Super Regionals begin with two major rematches
Source: OU_Softball/X

The GIST: Focus up — softball’s natty is back in action with eight Women’s College World Series (WCWS) berths on the line in this week’s best-of-three Super Regional series. Only two take the diamond tomorrow on ESPN2, but they’re both tantalizingly spicy rematches. Welcome to the May-hem.

No. 15–seed Florida State Seminoles vs. No. 2 Oklahoma Sooners, 7 p.m. ET: It doesn’t get much better than a rematch of last year’s WCWS final series, when the Sooners stomped the ’Noles 5–0 and 3–1 to win their third straight ’ship. But Oklahoma is more vulnerable this season — they squeaked by Oregon in their Regional final Sunday — and nothing motivates like vengeance.

No. 11 Georgia Bulldogs vs. No. 6 UCLA Bruins, 9:30 p.m. ET: Speaking of vengeance, Georgia contributed to UCLA’s slow season start back in February, but the Bruins have since bounced back in a big way: They defied expectations by sailing through their super-competitive Regional, while the Bulldogs needed a Hail Mary to advance. This one’s definitely worth staying up late for.