USF to Host 2013 Big East Softball Championships

USF to Host 2013 Big East Softball Championships

TAMPA, Fla. – The 2013 BIG EAST Softball Championship will be conducted May 9-11 in Tampa, Fla. The single-elimination tournament will include eight of the league’s 13 teams. The top eight teams, based on regular-season conference records, will qualify for the event and will be seeded according to their finish in the league standings.

The 23rd annual championship will be hosted by the University of  South Florida at USF Softball Stadium. The championship game on May 11 at 4 p.m. will be televised live on ESPN2. The champion receives the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

Tournament Page

USF Softball Page

USF Softball Stadium (Tampa, Fla.)

Quarterfinals – Thursday, May 9
Game 1: No. 6 seed vs. No. 3 seed……….10 a.m.
Game 2: No. 7 seed vs. No. 2 seed……….12:30 p.m.
Game 3: No. 5 seed vs. No. 4 seed……….4 p.m.
Game 4: No. 8 seed vs. No. 1 seed……….6:30 p.m.

Semifinals – Friday, May 10 
Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner………..4 p.m.
Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner………..6:30 p.m.

Finals – Saturday, May 11 (ESPN2)
Semifinal winners………………………………4 p.m.

(all times Eastern and subject to change)

Copy courtesy of BigEast.org