The Texas Longhorns (37-15) learned their destination for the NCAA Softball Tournament Sunday night.
Texas, making its 11th consecutive appearance in the tournament, will be part of the Los Angeles Regional hosted by the No. 7 overall seed UCLA.
The Longhorns will open the double-elimination regional against San Diego State at 5 p.m., Friday. Also joining the four-team field in Los Angeles is California State-Northridge.
The winner of the Los Angeles Regional would face the winner of the Columbia Regional with No. 10 seed Missouri hosting Indiana State, Louisville and Kansas in the best-of-three Super Regional for a shot at advancing to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Texas defeated then-No. 12 UCLA by a score of 5-3 back on Feb. 19, at the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City, Calif.
The 64-team field features four teams from the Big 12 (Texas, Baylor, Oklahoma and Kansas) and four teams from Texas, including Texas A&M and Texas Southern.
Here’s a look at the complete field for the NCAA Tournament. Overall No. 1 seed Florida (56-0) is the defending national champions:
Gainesville regional: No. 1 Florida. Florida A&M, Florida Atlantic, Hofstra
South Bend regional: No. 16 Notre Dame, Ball State, Northwestern, Kentucky
Tallahassee regional: No. 9 Florida State, Dartmouth, South Carolina, Central Florida
Knoxville regional: No. 8 Tennessee, Longwood, Virginia Tech, Utah
Baton Rouge regional: No. 5 LSU, Texas Southern, Nebraska, Arizona State
Tuscon regional: No. 12 Arizona, St. John’s, New Mexico State, Minnesota
Lafayette regional: No. 13 UL Lafayette, Weber State, Mississippi State, Baylor
Auburn regional: No. 4 Auburn, Tennessee Tech, Chattanooga, South Alabama
Eugene regional: No. 2 Oregon, BYU, Fresno State, North Dakota State
Harrisburg regional: No. 15 James Madison, Binghamton, Fordham, N.C. State
Columbia regional: No. 10 Missouri, Indiana State, Louisville, Kansas
Los Angeles regional: No. 7 UCLA, California State-Northridge, San Diego State, Texas
Tuscaloosa regional: No. 6 Alabama, Fairfield, USC-Upstate, Washington
Norman regional: No. 11 Oklahoma, Central Arkansas, Lehigh, Texas A&M
Athens regional: No. 14 Georgia, Central Connecticut State, Western Kentucky, North Carolina
Ann Arbor regional: No. 3 Michigan, Oakland, Pittsburgh, California
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