ESPN Regular Season NCAA Division I Softball Schedule Going Yard with More than 1,200 Games

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ESPN Regular Season NCAA Division I Softball Schedule Going Yard with More than 1,200 Games

  • More than 125 Televised Games; 105 Featuring Ranked Teams
  • Best in the Country: 23 of the ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 Set to Appear

More NCAA Division I Softball than ever will be available this spring on ESPN Networks and ESPN+. ESPN continues to increase its commitment to the sport with more than 125 televised games, more than 1,000 available digitally and the addition of ESPN Events’ inaugural St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational Presented by Wilson.

ESPN’s industry leading schedule will represent 20 conferences including ACC, America East, Atlantic Sun, Atlantic Ten, Big 12, Big Ten, Big South, Conference USA, Horizon League, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Missouri Valley, OVC, Pac-12, SEC, Southern, Southland, Sun Belt and Western Athletic. Games will be available on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network, Longhorn Network, SEC Network+, ACC Network Extra, and ESPN+, the premium direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) and ESPN. All match-ups will also be accessible via the ESPN App.

Won’t Want to Miss Match-Ups

  • 5 Florida at No. 10 LSU Series on SEC Network (March17-18)
  • 10 LSU at No. 7 Georgia on ESPN (March 24)
  • 12 Arkansas at No. 8 Tennessee Series on SEC Network & ESPNU (March 22-24)
  • 2 Washington at Oregon on ESPN (March 23)
  • 21 Oklahoma State at No. 19 Baylor on ESPN2 (March 24)
  • 12 Arizona State at No. 6 Arizona on ESPN2 (March 31)
  • 3 Florida State at No. 5 Florida on ESPN2 (April 3)
  • 1 UCLA at No. 12 Arizona State on ESPN2 (April 6)
  • 19 Baylor at No. 4 Oklahoma on ESPN (April 6)
  • 5 Florida at No. 3 Florida State on ESPN2 (April 17)
  • 4 Oklahoma at No. 16 Texas Series on LHN (April 18-20)
  • 7 Georgia at No. 9 South Carolina Series ESPN2 & SEC Network (April 26-28)
  • 19 Baylor at No. 16 Texas (May 5) on LHN

**Full schedule with dates, times and network designations available below.**

Additional Schedule Highlights:

  • ESPN and ESPN2 Schedule Showcases Best of Big 12, Pac 12 and SEC: The top-ranked UCLA Bruins appear twice on ESPN2 this season, traveling to No. 12 Arizona State on Saturday, April 6, and hosting Oregon on Sunday, April 14. The Pac-12 will make two additional appearances on ESPN and ESPN2 with Oregon hosting No. 2 Washington on Saturday, March 23, (ESPN) and in-state rivals No. 12 Arizona State and No. 6 Arizona meeting in Tucson on Sun, March 31 (ESPN2).
    • The four ranked Big 12 teams—No. 4 Oklahoma, No. 16 Texas, No. 19 Baylor and No. 21 Oklahoma State—all appear on ESPN and ESPN2 throughout the season, starting with No. 21. Oklahoma State at No. 19 Baylor on Sunday, March 24 (ESPN2) and closing out with No. 21 Oklahoma State at No. 4 Oklahoma on Saturday, May 4 (ESPN).
    • The SEC will have 13 ranked match-ups across ESPN and ESPN2 this season with nine of the 13 teams appearing. The highest ranked SEC team, No.5 Florida will make the most appearances (5) on the two networks along with No. 7 Georgia and No.11 Alabama.
  • Reigning National Champions Hail from the ACC: Coming off their first National Championship in program history and the first in softball for the ACC, the Florida State Seminoles will have four regular season televised matchups on ESPN Networks, bookended by showdowns with in-state rivals Florida on Wednesday, April 3, and Wednesday, April 17. The majority of Florida State’s home schedule will be available on ACC Network Extra.
  • SEC Network: SEC Network’s 50-game schedule begins in earnest on Sunday, March 10, with a four-game slate: No. 8 Tennessee at No. 5 Florida (noon ET), Missouri at No. 11 Alabama (2 p.m.), No. 10 LSU at No. 20 Texas A&M (4 p.m.) and No. 12 Arkansas at Ole Miss (6 p.m.). Among the highlights on the network this season, Bases Loaded—a three-hour special presentation featuring all 13 SEC teams—returns on Sunday, May 5, at 1 p.m. ET. SEC Network will also carry every early round game of the SEC Tournament with the semifinals airing on ESPNU and the SEC Championship available on ESPN2.
  • Longhorn Network: The home of Texas Softball will carry every home game of the No. 16 Longhorns and features a total programming slate of more than 40 softball games overall. Anchoring the schedule is the home series against four-time National Champions, the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners (April 18-20). No. 23 Minnesota will also travel to Austin for the Longhorn Invitational and will face Texas three times throughout the tournament (March 8-10). The full Texas Longhorn schedule is available here.
  • ESPN+: After launching last April, ESPN+ will carry the first full softball season in 2019, offering fans access to even more softball coverage courtesy of extensive rights agreements with several conferences including the American East, Atlantic Ten, Atlantic Sun, Big South, Conference USA, Horizon, MVC, OVC, the Ivy League and Sun Belt
  • Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational Presented by Wilson: In addition to the regular season slate, ESPN Events will debut its first ever ESPN owned and operated softball event with the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational held at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla., February 14-17, 2019. The field is comprised of 16 teams for a total of 39 games, 25 of which be available across ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network and ESPN3. Full details available here.
  • Conference Championships: In addition to the SEC Softball Tournament, the ACC and the AAC Championships will be televised as well, with additional conference tournaments available on ESPN3 and ESPN+. The ACC Championship will be Saturday, May 11, at noon on ESPN, and the AAC Championship will be that same day, at noon, on ESPN2.
  • NCAA Division I Softball Championship: Once again, ESPN will be the home of the NCAA Division I Softball post-season, kicking things off with the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday, May 12 at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. Complete coverage details for Regionals, Super Regionals and the Women’s College World Series will be available as the season progresses.

ESPN’s 2019 NCAA Division I Softball Television Schedule

Date Time Game Network
Fri, Feb 8 Noon Boise State at Boston College Longhorn Network
  2:30 p.m. Boise State at Northwestern State Longhorn Network
  5:30 p.m. Northwestern State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  8 p.m. Boise State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Feb 9 11 a.m. Northwestern State at Boise State Longhorn Network
  2 p.m. Boise State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  4:30 p.m. Boston College at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  7 p.m.* Boston College at Northwestern State Longhorn Network
Sun, Feb 10 11 a.m. Boston College at Boise State Longhorn Network
  1:30 p.m. Northwestern State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, Feb 22 Noon Ole Miss at Tulsa Longhorn Network
  2:30 p.m. Ole Miss at Sam Houston State Longhorn Network
  5:30 p.m. Sam Houston State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  8 p.m. Tulsa at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Feb 23 11 a.m.* Sam Houston State at Ole Miss Longhorn Network
  2 p.m.* Ole Miss at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  4:30 p.m.* Tulsa at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  7 p.m.* Sam Houston State at Tulsa Longhorn Network
Sun, Feb 24 11 a.m. Ole Miss at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  1:30 p.m.* Tulsa at Sam Houston State Longhorn Network
Wed, Feb 27 5:30 p.m. Houston Baptist at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Wed, Mar 6 5:30 p.m. Longwood at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
8 p.m. Longwood at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, Mar 8 2:30 p.m. Texas Southern at No. 23 Minnesota Longhorn Network
  5:30 p.m. Texas Southern at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  8 p.m. No. 23 Minnesota at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Mar 9 1 p.m. Texas Southern at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  3:30 p.m. No. 23 Minnesota at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  6 p.m. No. 23 Minnesota at Texas Southern Longhorn Network
Sun, Mar 10 Noon No. 8 Tennessee at No. 5 Florida SEC Network
  1 p.m. No. 23 Minnesota at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  2 p.m. Missouri at No. 11 Alabama SEC Network
  4 p.m. No. 10 LSU at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network
  6 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at Ole Miss SEC Network
Mon, Mar 11 7 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at Ole Miss SEC Network
Wed, Mar 13 7 p.m. Texas A&M Corpus Christi at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Mar 16 Noon Mississippi State at Kentucky SEC Network
5 p.m. No. 20 Texas A&M at No. 17 Auburn SEC Network
Sun, Mar 17 Noon Mississippi State at Kentucky SEC Network
5 p.m. No. 5 Florida at No. 10 LSU SEC Network
Mon, Mar 18 7 p.m. No. 5 Florida at No. 10 LSU SEC Network
Wed, Mar 20 7 p.m. No. 23 Minnesota at No. 5 Florida SEC Network
Fri, Mar 22 4 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at No. 8 Tennessee ESPNU
7 p.m. Iowa State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Mar 23 2 p.m. Iowa State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  4 p.m. No. 2 Washington at Oregon ESPN
  6 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at No. 8 Tennessee SEC Network
Sun, Mar 24 Noon No. 12 Arkansas at No. 8 Tennessee ESPNU
  1 p.m. Iowa State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  2 p.m. No. 10 LSU at No. 7 Georgia ESPN
  4 p.m. No. 21 Oklahoma State at No. 19 Baylor ESPN2
    USC Upstate at Longwood ESPNU
  6 p.m. Ole Miss at No. 9 South Carolina SEC Network
Mon, Mar 25 7 p.m. Ole Miss at No. 9 South Carolina SEC Network
Wed, Mar 27 5 p.m. No. 24 Ohio State at No. 15 Kentucky SEC Network
Fri, Mar 29 2 p.m. Prairie View A&M at Texas Southern ESPNU
Sat, Mar 30 7 p.m. No. 9 South Carolina at No. 10 LSU SEC Network
8:30 p.m. No. 16 Texas at No. 21 Oklahoma State ESPN2
Sun, Mar 31 2 p.m. No. 9 South Carolina at No. 10 LSU ESPNU
  4 p.m. North Carolina at Pittsburgh ESPNU
  6 p.m. No. 8 Tennessee at Missouri SEC Network
  7 p.m. No. 12 Arizona State at No. 6 Arizona ESPN2
Mon, Apr 1 7 p.m. No. 8 Tennessee at Missouri SEC Network
Tue, Apr 2 5 p.m. Texas Southern at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network
Wed, Apr 3 7 p.m. Texas State at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
  No. 3 Florida State at No. 5 Florida ESPN2
Fri, Apr 5 5 p.m. Indiana at No. 14 Michigan ESPNU
Sat, Apr 6 5 p.m. No. 1 UCLA at No. 12 Arizona State ESPN2
  6 p.m. No. 11 Alabama at No. 9 South Carolina ESPN
  No. 12 Arkansas at No.5 Florida SEC Network
  No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State ESPNU
  8 p.m. No. 19 Baylor at No. 4 Oklahoma ESPN
Sun, Apr 7 1 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at No. 5 Florida ESPN2
  4 p.m. No. 10 LSU at Mississippi State ESPNU
  6 p.m. No. 17 Auburn at No. 8 Tennessee SEC Network
Mon, Apr 8 7 p.m. No. 17 Auburn at No. 8 Tennessee SEC Network
    No. 3 Florida State at Louisville ESPNU
Wed, Apr 10 7 p.m. Houston at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
USF at No. 5 Florida SEC Network
Fri, Apr 12 6 p.m. No. 14 Michigan at No. 24 Ohio State ESPNU
Sat, Apr 13 Noon No. 7 Georgia at No. 11 Alabama ESPN2
Sun, Apr 14 2 p.m. No. 9 South Carolina at No. 17 Auburn ESPNU
  4 p.m. Oregon at No. 1 UCLA ESPN2
  7 p.m. No. 7 Georgia at No. 11 Alabama SEC Network
    Cal State Fullerton at No. 25 Long Beach State ESPNU
Mon, Apr 15 7 p.m. No. 3 Florida State at North Carolina ESPNU
No. 7 Georgia at No. 11 Alabama SEC Network
Wed, Apr 17 7 p.m. Georgia Tech at No. 7 Georgia SEC Network
7 p.m. No. 5 Florida at No. 3 Florida State ESPN2
Thu, Apr 18 7 p.m. No. 4 Oklahoma at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Fri, Apr 19 5:30 p.m. No. 11 Alabama at No. 5 Florida ESPN2
6 p.m. Ole Miss at Mississippi State SEC Network
  7 p.m. No. 4 Oklahoma at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Sat, Apr 20 Noon No. 8 Tennessee at No. 7 Georgia SEC Network
  2 p.m. No. 4 Oklahoma at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
    No. 11 Alabama at No. 5 Florida ESPN
    No. 10 LSU at No. 12 Arkansas ESPNU
  7 p.m. No. 17 Auburn at No. 15 Kentucky SEC Network
Sun, Apr 21 2 p.m. No. 8 Tennessee at No. 7 Georgia ESPN2
4 p.m. No. 17 Auburn at No. 15 Kentucky ESPN2
Mon, Apr 22 7 p.m. No. 17 Auburn at No. 15 Kentucky SEC Network
Wed, Apr 24 7 p.m. Prairie View A&M at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
Southern Miss at Ole Miss SEC Network
Fri, Apr 26 6 p.m. No. 7 Georgia at No. 9 South Carolina SEC Network
8 p.m. Wichita State at Tulsa ESPNU
Sat, Apr 27 Noon No. 7 Georgia at No. 9 South Carolina ESPN2
  2 p.m. No. 5 Florida at No. 17 Auburn ESPN2
  4 p.m. Missouri at Mississippi State SEC Network
  6:30 p.m. No. 15 Kentucky at No. 11 Alabama ESPNU
  9 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network
Sun, Apr 28 1 p.m. No. 5 Florida at No. 17 Auburn ESPN
    Missouri at Mississippi State SEC Network
  3 p.m. No. 7 Georgia at No. 9 South Carolina ESPN2
    No. 8 Tennessee at Ole Miss ESPNU
  No. 15 Kentucky at No. 11 Alabama SEC Network
8 p.m. No. 12 Arkansas at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network
Mon, Apr 29 7 p.m. Notre Dame at Pittsburgh ESPNU
No. 12 Arkansas at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network
Wed, May 1 7 p.m. Incarnate Word at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network
    UMKC at Missouri SEC Network
Fri, May 3 6 p.m. No. 20 Texas A&M at No. 8 Tennessee SEC Network
  7 p.m. No. 11 Alabama at No. 10 LSU ESPN2
  8 p.m. No. 9 South Carolina at Missouri SEC Network
Sat, May 4 4 p.m. Northwestern at No. 23 Minnesota ESPNU
  6 p.m. No. 17 Auburn at Arkansas ESPNU
    Wildcard SEC Network
  8:30 p.m. No. 21 Oklahoma State at No. 4 Oklahoma ESPN
Sun, May  5 1 p.m. Bases Loaded SEC Network
2 p.m. No. 19 Baylor at No. 16 Texas Longhorn Network

*Game will be shown on tape-delay

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