In its 18th year overall of hosting an NCAA Regional and 12th under coach Tim Walton, Florida will host the double-elimination event this Friday through Sunday.

Gators earn top national seed, will host Gainesville Regional

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Monday, May 15, 2017 7:02 AM

No. 1 Florida received the No. 1 national seed for the NCAA Softball Tournament on Sunday night and will host a regional for the 15th consecutive season at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium this weekend.

Joining Florida in the Gainesville Regional will be Oklahoma State (35-23), FIU (45-13), Florida A&M (23-30-1). The Gators will play FAMU at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The double-elimination event runs through Sunday.

As the top overall seed, the Gators will have the opportunity to host a Super Regional should the team prevail out of the Gainesville Regional. The team would then face the winner out of the Tuscaloosa Regional.

Gators Road to Omaha

Gainesville Regional – Friday-Sunday at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium

No. 1 Florida vs. Florida A&M, Friday at 2:30 p.m., SEC Network

FIU vs. Oklahoma State, Friday, at Noon, ESPNU

Tuscaloosa Regional – Friday-Sunday

Minnesota vs. Louisiana Tech, Friday at 2:30 p.m., ESPNU

No. 16 Alabama vs. Albany, Friday at 5 p.m., SEC Network

Super Regional – May 25-28

Winner of Gainesville Regional vs. Winner of Tuscaloosa Regional

Women's College World Series – June 1-6/7

USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium - OGE Energy Field in Oklahoma City

Ticket Information

All fans will be able to order tickets beginning Tuesday at 1 p.m. while Florida softball season ticket holders still have the opportunity to put in their order now.

To order, visit, call the Gator Ticket Office at (352) 375-4683 or toll free (800) 344-2867 or visit the Gator Ticket Office, located at Gate 1 of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

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