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08 May 2022: San Diego State softball celebrates their seniors as they close out their regular home season schedule with a 4-3 win against Utah State Sunday afternoon at Aztec Softball Stadium. (Credi
 


Softball: Aztecs Draw LSU at NCAA Tempe Regional

SDSU is the only team to make the NCAA tournament from the Mountain West.
By GoAztecs
 

San Diego State will play No. 20/18 LSU in the NCAA Tempe Regional, the NCAA announced Sunday. It is 12th NCAA tournament bid for the Aztecs (37-14) but first since the 2015 season.

SDSU, which earned an automatic bid to the tournament after winning the Mountain West regular-season title with a 20-4 record, will play the Tigers (34-21) at 5 p.m. PT Friday in Tempe, Arizona, on the campus of No. 8/4 Arizona State (39-9), the tournament's No. 8 overall seed. Cal State Fullerton (36-20) is the other team in the double-elimination regional.
 
The entire NCAA Tempe Regional will be broadcast live on ESPN Networks.
 
San Diego State, which also made the tournament in 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, is 16-22 all-time in the NCAA championships.
 
The Aztecs are playing in Tempe for the fifth time out of their 12 appearances in a NCAA regional (also 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014), owning a 4-8 record at Farrington Stadium.
 
SDSU is the only team to make the NCAA tournament from the Mountain West.
 
This year's national tournament features 64 teams, with four squads participating at 16 regional sites in a double-elimination tournament. The regional winners will advance to super regional competition for a best-of-three series from May 26-28 at eight campus sites. The remaining eight teams will advance to the Women's College World Series (WCWS), an eight-team, double-elimination tournament with the championship final being a best-of-three series. The WCWS will be conducted June 2-10 at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
 
2022 NCAA Division I Softball Championship
Regionals - Double-Elimination
Farrington Stadium - Tempe, Ariz.
All Games on ESPN Networks
 
Friday, May 20, 2022
Game 1: 5 p.m. PT - San Diego State (37-14) vs. LSU (34-21)
Game 2: 7:30 p.m. PT - Cal State Fullerton (36-20) at No. 8 overall seed Arizona State (39-9)
 
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Game 3: 2 p.m. PT - Winners of Game 1 and Game 2
Game 4: 4:30 p.m. PT - Losers of Game 1 and Game 2
Game 5: 7 p.m. PT - Loser of Game 3 and Winner of Game 4
 
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Game 6: 3 p.m. PT - Winner of Game 3 and Game 5
Game 7: 5:30 p.m. PT - *if necessary