Friday Softball: Bama Vs. Jax State

After earning its seventh overall and fifth consecutive NCAA Regional Championship with a 7-0 win over second-seeded Texas, Alabama will host Jacksonville State in the NCAA Softball Tuscaloosa Super Regional.

The three-game series will start Friday with first pitch slated for 1 p.m. CDT, before continuing Saturday starting at 11 a.m. Friday's game will be simulcast on ESPN2 and ESPNU, while Saturday's game will be broadcast by ESPN. If a third game is necessary it will be Saturday.

Tickets are on sale now through the Alabama Ticket Office (205-348-2262) located in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum and through

The Crimson Tide will host in-state opponent Jacksonville State. The Gamecocks beat Tennessee twice in Knoxville on Sunday to advance to their first Super Regional. Jacksonville State played in the 2008 NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional and lost to the Crimson Tide in the championship game.

Alabama is 1-0 against the Gamecocks this season with a 9-0 win in five innings in the South Alabama Kickoff Classic in Mobile. Alabama is 11-0 all time against the Gamecocks and 2-0 in NCAA postseason play.

The Tide is now 29-9 (.763) in NCAA Regional play and 22-3 (.880) in NCAA Regional game played in Tuscaloosa. Alabama sports a 50-9 overall record this season and a 29-1 mark at the Alabama Softball Complex.

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