Mizzou gets No. 6 seed in NCAA Tournament

If Tigers win Columbia regional they would be host team in Super Regional play

POSTED: 10:08 PM CDT May 12, 2013 
COLUMBIA, Mo. -

The Missouri Tiger softball team earned the No. 6 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament.  As a result Mizzou will host the Columbia regional May 17-19.

Coming to mid-Missouri to join the Tigers in this four-team regional is: Stony Brook, Oregon State, and Hofstra.

Mizzou opens regional play Friday, May 17, against Stony Brook at 6:30 p.m.

If Missouri is able to win this regional, they would host the NCAA Super Regional against the winner of the Washington regional.  The Huskies are the No. 11 seed in the tournament.

Seven of the 16 teams hosting regionals in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament are SEC teams.