No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida Headlines ESPN’s Softball Slate this Weekend

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No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida Headlines ESPN’s Softball Slate this Weekend

  • No. 1 Oklahoma at No. 10 Texas, Three Game Series on LHN
  • 14 Top 25 Teams Set to Appear
  • Mic’d Up Monday to Feature Kentucky Head Coach Rachel Lawson
  • The Florida State Coaching Staff Joins This Week’s Episode of 7Innings Podcast

May is quickly approaching and the college softball lineup on ESPN can’t be beat. No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida headlines this week’s slate with the first meeting on Friday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. on ESPN2 and the second game of the series on Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN. The full series between No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 10 Texas will be available on Longhorn Network beginning Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Sunday’s schedule will feature an ESPN2 double header with No. 8 Tennessee facing No. 22 Georgia at 2 p.m. and No. 14 Auburn facing No. 23 Kentucky at 4 p.m..

In total, there will be nearly 150 games available throughout the rest of the week: 14 games available across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, Longhorn Network and SEC Network, and more than 130 games available across ESPN3, ACC Network Extra, SEC Network+ and ESPN+—the premium direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) and ESPN.

Additional ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 teams appearing include No. 4 Florida State, No. 6 LSU, No. 8 Tennessee, No. 14 Auburn, No. 16 Ole Miss, No. 22 Georgia, No. 23 Kentucky and No. 25 Arkansas.  The full television schedule is available below. Digital offerings available here.

Mic’d Up Monday
Mic’d Up Monday has been to Ole Miss, LSU, South Carolina, Missouri and Alabama. Now it’s heading to Lexington for Kentucky head Coach Rachel Lawson. Last week, the mic caught Coach Pat Murphy’s reaction to a walk-off single, which sealed the sweep in the Tide’s series against Georgia.

7Innings Podcast
Season 2, Episode 10 drops tonight on ESPN Audio, iTunes and Spotify. This week’s lineup includes:

  • The Florida State coaching staff joins the crew
  • A preview of the Alabama/Florida series
  • Oklahoma and UCLA flip spots in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25
  • Holly Rowe’s interview with Kentucky head coach Rachel Lawson
  • What the launch of the ACC Network could mean for ACC Softball
  • #ShagginStats
  • Gimme Some Jimmy

NCAA Division I Softball Weekly Television Schedule

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Wed, Apr 17 7 p.m. Georgia Tech at No. 22 Georgia
Eric Frede, Maddie Shipman
SEC Network
7 p.m. No. 9 Florida at No. 4 Florida State
Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Amanda Scarborough
ESPNEWS
Thu, Apr 18 7 p.m. No. 1 Oklahoma at No. 10 Texas
Alex Loeb, Megan Willis
Longhorn Network
Fri, Apr 19 5:30 p.m. No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida
Beth Mowins, Michele Smith
ESPN2
6 p.m. No. 16 Ole Miss at Mississippi State
Melissa Lee, Carol Bruggeman
SEC Network
  7 p.m. No.1 Oklahoma at No. 10Texas
Alex Loeb, Megan Willis
Longhorn Network
Sat, Apr 20 Noon No. 8 Tennessee at No. 22 Georgia
 Courtney Lyle, Amanda Scarborough
SEC Network
  2 p.m. No. 1 Oklahoma at No. 10Texas
Alex Loeb, Megan Willis
Longhorn Network
  No. 7 Alabama at No. 9 Florida
Beth Mowins, Michele Smith
ESPN
  No. 6 LSU at No. 25 Arkansas
Jenn Hildreth, Jenny Dalton-Hill
ESPNU
  7 p.m. No. 14 Auburn at No. 23 Kentucky
Tiffany Greene, Kayla Braud
SEC Network
Sun, Apr 21 2 p.m. No. 8 Tennessee at No. 22 Georgia
Courtney Lyle, Amanda Scarborough
ESPN2
4 p.m. No. 14 Auburn at No. 23 Kentucky
Tiffany Greene, Kayla Braud
ESPN2
Mon, Apr 22 7 p.m. No. 14 Auburn at No. 23 Kentucky
Tiffany Greene, Kayla Braud
SEC Network

 

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