No. 17 Jackets Receive At-Large NCAA Softball Tournament Bid

May 13, 2007

NCAA Softball Bracket

ATLANTA – The 17th-ranked Georgia Tech softball team (53-14) received an at-large selection and will be the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Gainesville Regional, May 18-20, hosted by the University of Florida, announced by the NCAA Softball Committee on Sunday afternoon. Tech will face No. 3 seed Texas (33-18) on Friday at 3:30 p.m.

Also competing in the NCAA Gainesville Regional will be top-seeded and No. 13 overall seed Florida (46-20) and No. 4 seed Stetson (44-20). The four-team double-elimination bracket will run through Sunday, with the winner advancing to the NCAA Super Regional. The Gainesvillle Regional is matched up with No. 4 overall seed Texas A&M, ULL, Houston and Sam Houston State.

The Jackets are making their sixth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Tech holds an 11-10 overall record, advancing to the NCAA Regional Championship Game in each of the last two seasons.

Tech has faced No. 1 seed Florida already once this season, falling by a 5-1 score at the NFCA Leadoff Classic Tournament on Feb. 24. The Jackets were swept by Texas in a doubleheader last season in Austin, Texas, 0-1 and 3-5. Tech is 2-2 overall against Stetson, defeating the Hatters 5-0 in DeLand, Fla., in the last meeting on March 22, 2005.

The Jackets lost to Virginia Tech earlier today in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game, 2-0. The ACC had five teams receive bids into the tournament, with NC State and Virginia Tech earning No. 1 seeds, 15th and 16th overall, respectively. North Carolina and Florida State were each No. 2 seeds, along with the Jackets.

For more information on the tournament, including tickets, please go to www.ncaasports.com.

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