Top-Seeded TU Opens AAC Championship Play Friday


Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 4:27 pm
By: News On 6


The University of Tulsa Softball Team will open up the American Athletic Conference Softball Championship on Friday at 12 p.m. central time and 1 p.m. local time in Greenville, N.C. against either No. 4 seed USF or No. 5-seed Memphis in the tournament semifinals. The Hurricane (37-15 Overall, 15-3 The American) enter the tournament as the top seed after claiming the regular season crown.
 
Tulsa swept USF in the first league series of the year while taking the Memphis series 2-1 at the Collins Family Softball Complex.
 
The semifinal contest can be viewed on The American Digital Network while the championship game on Saturday is scheduled at 11 a.m. CT and Noon ET on ESPN.

CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

Tournament Schedule
Quarterfinals - Wednesday/Thursday, May 11 (The American Digital Network)
Game 1 (Wednesday) - #3 UCF vs. #6 East Carolina - 12 p.m. CT
Game 2 (Wednesday) - #2 Houston vs. #7 UConn - 2:30 p.m. CT
Game 3 (Thursday) - #4 USF vs. #5 Memphis - 9 a.m. CT

Semifinals - Thursday/Friday, May 12 (The American Digital Network)
Game 4 (Thursday) - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner - 11:30 a.m. CT
Game 5 (Friday) - #1 Tulsa vs. Game 3 Winner - 12 p.m. CT

Championship - Saturday, May 13 (ESPN)
Game 6 - Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner - 11 a.m. CT