Auburn's players cheer for their teammates on Thursday.
Oklahoma City--The Auburn softball Tigers opened the 2016 College Softball World Series with a 10-3 victory over UCLA on Thursday. Auburn, the SEC Tournament champions, moved into the winners bracket where they will take on league rival Georgia at 6 p.m. CDT on Saturday. That game vs. Georgia is a change due to the Thursday night games being rained out.
Coach Clint Myers has a serious talk with his pitcher, Kaylee Carlson, during Thursday's game.
Emily Carosone (left), a senior All-American second baseman, and sophomore Kaylee Carlson (right) share a smile at the post-game press conference.
Clint Myers has won two World Series titles as head coach.
Victoria Draper, the team's fastest player, races to first base.