UT to host NCAA Division II South Regional
The University of Tampa will host the double-elimination NCAA Division II South Region baseball tournament, starting Thursday.
The top-seeded Spartans (39-10), who won their second straight Sunshine State Conference championship, open at 11 a.m. against No. 6-seeded Stillman.
It’s the 14th straight NCAA tournament appearance for Tampa.
Tickets will be $10 at the gate; $5 for students and seniors.
Game 1 - No. 1 Tampa vs. No. 6 Stillman, 11 a.m.
Game 2 - No. 2 Delta State vs. No. 5 Valdosta State, 3 p.m.
Game 3 - No. 3 Florida Tech vs. No. 4 West Florida, 7 p.m.
Game 4 - Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2, 11 a.m.
Game 5 - Winner of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 3, 3 p.m.
Game 6 - Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 3, 7 p.m.
Game 7 - Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6, 11 a.m.
Game 8 - Loser of Game 6 vs. Winner of Game 4, 3 p.m.
Game 9 - Loser of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8, 7 p.m.
Game 10 - Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 9, 12 p.m.
Game 11 - Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 9 (if necessary), 3:15 p.m.
UT softball falls at D-II regional
The University of Tampa softball team ended its season Sunday after a second loss in two days to host Valdosta State at the NCAA Division II South Regional.
Valdosta State, the defending national champion, won 12-6, at Valdosta, Ga.
Meagan Burke had three hits for UT (33-10), while Kayleen Boatwright and Brie Walton had two apiece. One of Boatwright’s two hits was a two-run homer.
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