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Sooner softball earns top seed in NCAA Tournament

The eight-time defending Big 12 champion Oklahoma softball team (49-2, 18-0 Big 12) has earned the No. 1 overall seed in the 2019 NCAA Division I Softball Championship and will host an NCAA Regional at Marita Hynes Field beginning Friday, May 17.

Oklahoma has been a national seed for each of the past 13 seasons and will host a regional for the ninth year in a row. This is the second time in program history that the Sooners have been the top-seeded team, also earning the No. 1 spot in 2013.

The four-team, three-day event features Notre Dame (36-16) facing Wisconsin (40-12) at 6 p.m. on Friday on ESPN before the Sooners take on UMBC (30-22) at 8:30 p.m. Friday on ESPN2.

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