2024 NCAA softball bracket: Women's College World Series scores, schedule (2024)

The 2024 NCAA DI softball tournament is here. The bracket was announced on Sunday, May 12 in an ESPN2 selection show. Regional action will run May 17-19, followed by super regionals from May 23-26. The tournament culminates with the eight-team 2024 Women's College World Series starting on May 30 in Oklahoma City.

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The 2023 Women's College World Series finals ended with Oklahoma sweeping Florida State to win a third-straight national championship. Below you can find all the information about the 2024 DI softball tournament.

2024 NCAA DI softball tournament bracket

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2024 NCAA DI softball tournament schedule

Here are the key dates for the 2024 NCAA DI softball tournament:

  • Selection show: May 12 at 7 p.m. ET | ESPN2
    • See the full selections release here
  • Regionals: May 16/17-19
  • Super Regionals: May 23-25 or May 24-26
  • Women's College World Series: May 30-June 6/7 in Oklahoma City

2024 DI softball regionals(May 17-19)

*All times Eastern

Austin Regional – Austin, Texas

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:No. 1Texas (host) 5,Siena 0
    • Game 2:Northwestern 7, Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) 2
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 1 Texas 14,Northwestern 2
    • Game 4: Saint Francis 1, Siena vs. 0
    • Game 5: Northwestern 5, Saint Francis 1
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 1 Texas vs. Northwestern | 1 p.m. ESPN
    • Game 7if necessary| 3:30 p.m.

Norman Regional – Norman, Oklahoma

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Oregon 8,Boston University 0
    • Game 2:No. 2Oklahoma (host) 9, Cleveland State 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 2 Oklahoma 6, Oregon 3
    • Game 4: Boston University 8, Cleveland State 0
    • Game 5: Oregon8, Boston University 2
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 2 Oklahoma vs. Oregon | 3 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 5:30

Knoxville Regional – Knoxville, Tennessee

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Virginia 7, Miami (Ohio) 0
    • Game 2:No. 3Tennessee (host) 3, Dayton 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 3 Tennessee 12, Virginia 0
    • Game 4: Miami (Ohio) 4, Dayton 0
    • Game 5: Virginia 6, Miami (Ohio) 0
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 3 Tennessee vs. Virginia | 4 p.m. ESPN2
    • Game 7if necessary| 6:30 p.m.

Gainesville Regional – Gainesville, Florida

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:No. 4Florida (host) 6, Florida Gulf Coast 0
    • Game 2:South Alabama 1, Florida Atlantic 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 4Florida 9, South Alabama 1
    • Game 4: Florida Gulf Coast3, Florida Atlantic 2
    • Game 5: South Alabama5, Florida Gulf Coast 1
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 4 Florida vs. South Alabama | 4 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 6:30 p.m.

Stillwater Regional – Stillwater, Oklahoma

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Kentucky 4, Michigan 3
    • Game 2:No. 5Oklahoma State (host) 6, Northern Colorado 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 5Oklahoma State 6, Kentucky 2
    • Game 4: Michigan 4, Northern Colorado 2
    • Game 5: Michigan 4,Kentucky 2
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 5 Oklahoma State vs. Michigan | 3 p.m. ESPN
    • Game 7if necessary| 5:30 p.m.

Los Angeles Regional – Los Angeles, California

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Virginia Tech 5,San Diego State 1
    • Game 2:No. 6UCLA (host) 9,Grand Canyon 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 6 UCLA 7,Virginia Tech 6
    • Game 4: Grand Canyon 9,San Diego State 7
    • Game 5: Grand Canyon 4, Virginia Tech 1
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 6 UCLA vs. Grand Canyon | 6 p.m. ESPN2
    • Game 7if necessary| 8:30 p.m.

Columbia Regional – Columbia, Missouri

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Washington 8, Indiana 7
    • Game 2:Omaha 3, No. 7Missouri (host) 1
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: Omaha 3, Washington 2
    • Game 4: No. 7 Missouri 5, Indiana 1
    • Game 5:No. 7 Missouri 4,Washington 1
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: Omaha vs. No. 7 Missouri | 2 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 4:30 p.m.

Stanford Regional – Stanford, California

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Mississippi State 1, Cal State Fullerton 0
    • Game 2:No. 8 Stanford (host) 8,Saint Mary’s (California) 6
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 8Stanford 2, Mississippi State 1
    • Game 4: Cal State Fullerton6, Saint Mary's (California) 1
    • Game 5: Cal State Fullerton 7, Mississippi State0
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 8 Stanford vs. Cal State Fullerton| 5 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 7:30 p.m.

Baton Rouge Regional – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Southern Illinois 5, California 4
    • Game 2:No. 9LSU (host) 5, Jackson State 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 9LSU 4, Southern Illinois 1
    • Game 4: California 15, Jackson State 0
    • Game 5: Southern Illinois 3, California 2
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 9 LSU vs. Southern Illinois | 4 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 6:30 p.m.

Durham Regional – Durham, North Carolina

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:South Carolina 2, Utah 1
    • Game 2:No. 10Duke(host) 6, Morgan State 1
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 10 Duke 8, South Carolina 0
    • Game 4: Utah 1, Morgan State 0
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 5: South Carolina vs. Utah | 1 p.m. SECN
    • Game 6: No. 10 Duke vs. Winner of Game 5 | 3:30p.m. ESPN+
  • Monday, May 20
    • Game 7if necessary| 2:30 p.m.

Athens Regional – Athens, Georgia

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Liberty 6, Charlotte 3
    • Game 2:No. 11Georgia (host) 8, UNCW 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: Liberty 7, No. 11 Georgia 3
    • Game 4: Charlotte 5, UNCW 0
    • Game 5: No. 11 Georgia 5,Charlotte 0
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: Liberty vs. No. 11 Georgia | 1p.m. ESPN2
    • Game 7if necessary| 2:30 p.m.

Fayetteville Regional – Fayetteville, Arkansas

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Arizona 14,Villanova 3
    • Game 2:No. 12Arkansas (host) 3, Southeast Missouri State 2
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: Arizona 2, No. 12 Arkansas 1
    • Game 4: Villanova 4, Southeast Missouri 1
    • Game 5: Villanova 7,No. 12 Arkansas 2
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: Arizona vs. Villanova | 4 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 6:30 p.m.

Lafayette Regional – Lafayette, Louisiana

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:No. 13Louisiana(host) 8, Princeton 0 (5)*
      *Louisiana gained arun-rule win— closing out Game 1 after the fifth inning
    • Game 2:Baylor 3, Ole Miss 1
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: Baylor 8, No. 13Louisiana 0
    • Game 4: Princeton 4, Ole Miss 2
    • Game 5: No. 13 Louisiana 2, Princeton 1
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: Baylor vs. No. 13 Louisiana | 2 p.m. ESPN+
    • Game 7if necessary| 4:30 p.m.

Tuscaloosa Regional – Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Southeastern Louisiana 6, Clemson 2
    • Game 2:No. 14Alabama (host) 1, USC Upstate 0
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 14Alabama 6, Southeastern Louisiana 3 (OT)
    • Game 4: Clemson8, USC Upstate 0
    • Game 5: Southeastern Louisiana6, Clemson 2
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 14 Alabama vs. Southeastern Louisiana| 2 p.m. ESPN2
    • Game 7if necessary| 3:30 p.m.

Tallahassee Regional – Tallahassee, Florida

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:UCF 11, Auburn 6
    • Game 2:No. 15Florida State (host) 3, Chattanooga 2
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3: No. 15 Florida State 5,UCF 1
    • Game 4: Auburn 9, Chattanooga 0
    • Game 5: Auburn 2, UCF 1
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6: No. 15 Florida State vs. Auburn| 6p.m.
    • Game 7 (if necessary)| TBD.

Bryan-College Station Regional – Bryan-College Station, Texas

  • Friday, May 17
    • Game 1:Texas State 4,Penn State 2
    • Game 2:
  • Saturday, May 18
    • Game 3:
    • Game 4: Penn State 9,UAlbany 3
    • Game 5:Texas State 8, Penn State 4
  • Sunday, May 19
    • Game 6:
    • Game 7if necessary| 5:30 p.m.

2024 Women's College World Series schedule (all times ET)

May 30

  • Game 1:TBD vs. TBD, noon | ESPN
  • Game 2: TBD vs. TBD, 2:30 p.m. | ESPN
  • Game 3: TBD vs. TBD, 7 p.m. |ESPN2
  • Game 4: TBD vs. TBD, 9:30p.m. | ESPN2

May 31

  • Game 5: TBD vs. TBD, 7 p.m. | ESPN2
  • Game 6: TBD vs. TBD, 9:30 p.m. | ESPN2

June 1

  • Game 7: TBD vs. TBD, 3 p.m. | ABC
  • Game 8: TBD vs. TBD, 7 p.m. | ESPN

June 2

  • Game 9: TBD vs. TBD, 3 p.m. | ABC
  • Game 10: TBD vs. TBD, 7 p.m. | ESPNU

June 3

  • Game 11: TBD vs. TBD, noon | ESPN
  • Game 12 (if necessary): TBD vs. TBD, 2:30 p.m. | ESPN
  • Game 13: TBD vs. TBD, 7 p.m. | ESPN2
  • Game 14 (if necessary): 9:30 p.m. | ESPN2

June 5

  • WCWS Final Game 1: TBD vs. TBD, 8 p.m. | ESPN

June 6

  • WCWS Final Game 2: TBD vs. TBD, 8 p.m. | ESPN

June 7

  • WCWS Final Game 3 (if necessary): TBD vs TBD,8 p.m. | ESPN

How the championship works: Regionals — at 16 sites — are double-elimination and scheduled for May 16/17-19. The 16 winners advance to super regionals and play a two-team, best-out-of-three series eitherMay 23-25 or May 24-26. The eight winners earn spots in the 2024 Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. The WCWS begins May 30 in double-elimination format. The final two teams play a best-of-three series for the national championship beginning June 5.

How to get tickets for the Women's College World Series

You canpurchase tickets for the 2024 WCWS here.The Women's College World Series is played at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

SoftballChampionship: Future dates

REGIONALSSUPER REGIONALSWCWS
2025May 16-18May 22-25May 29-June 6
2026May 15-17May 21-24May 28-June 5
2027May 21-23May 27-30June 3-11

Women's College World Series championship history

Below is the complete, year-by-year NCAA DI softball national championship history since 1982.

YearChampion (Record)CoachScoreRunner-UpSite
2023*Oklahoma (61-1)Patty Gasso3-1Florida StateOklahoma City
2022*Oklahoma (59-3)Patty Gasso10-5TexasOklahoma City
2021Oklahoma (56-4)Patty Gasso5-1Florida StateOklahoma City
2020Canceled due to Covid-19--------
2019*UCLA (56-6)Kelly Inouye-Perez5-4OklahomaOklahoma City
2018*Florida State (58-12)Lonni Alameda8-3WashingtonOklahoma City
2017*Oklahoma (61-9)Patty Gasso5-4FloridaOklahoma City
2016Oklahoma (57-8)Patty Gasso2-1AuburnOklahoma City
2015Florida (60-7)Tim Walton4-1MichiganOklahoma City
2014*Florida (55-12)Tim Walton6-3AlabamaOklahoma City
2013*Oklahoma (57-4)Patty Gasso4-0TennesseeOklahoma City
2012Alabama (60-8)Patrick Murphy5-4OklahomaOklahoma City
2011*Arizona State (60-6)Clint Myers7-2FloridaOklahoma City
2010*UCLA (50-11)Kelly Inouye-Perez15-9ArizonaOklahoma City
2009Washington (51-12)Heather Tarr3-2FloridaOklahoma City
2008*Arizona State (66-5)Clint Myers11-0Texas A&MOklahoma City
2007Arizona (50-14-1)Mike Candrea5-0TennesseeOklahoma City
2006Arizona (54-11)Mike Candrea5-0NorthwesternOklahoma City
2005Michigan (65-7)Carol Hutchins4-1UCLAOklahoma City
2004UCLA (47-9)Sue Enquist3-1CaliforniaOklahoma City
2003UCLA (54-7)Sue Enquist1-0CaliforniaOklahoma City
2002California (56-19)Diane Ninemire6-0ArizonaOklahoma City
2001*Arizona (65-4)Mike Candrea1-0UCLAOklahoma City
2000*Oklahoma (66-8)Patty Gasso3-1UCLAOklahoma City
1999*UCLA (63-6)Sue Enquist3-2WashingtonOklahoma City
1998Fresno State (52-11)Margie Wright1-0ArizonaOklahoma City
1997Arizona (61-5)Mike Candrea10-2UCLAOklahoma City
1996*Arizona (58-9)Mike Candrea6-4WashingtonColumbus, Ga.
1995*#UCLA (50-6)Sharron Backus4-2ArizonaOklahoma City
1994*Arizona (64-3)Mike Candrea2-0Cal State NorthridgeOklahoma City
1993Arizona (44-8)Mike Candrea1-0UCLAOklahoma City
1992*UCLA (54-2)Sharron Backus2-0ArizonaOklahoma City
1991Arizona (56-16)Mike Candrea5-1UCLAOklahoma City
1990UCLA (62-7)Sharron Backus2-0Fresno StateOklahoma City
1989*UCLA (48-4)Sharron Backus1-0Fresno StateSunnyvale, Calif.
1988UCLA (53-8)Sharron Backus3-0Fresno StateSunnyvale, Calif.
1987Texas A&M (56-8)Bob Brock4-1UCLAOmaha, Neb.
1986*Cal State Fullerton (57-9-1)Judi Garman3-0Texas A&MOmaha, Neb.
1985UCLA (41-9)Sharron Backus2-1NebraskaOmaha, Neb.
1984UCLA (45-6-1)Sharron Backus1-0Texas A&MOmaha, Neb.
1983Texas A&M (41-11)Bob Brock2-0Cal State FullertonOmaha, Neb.
1982*UCLA (33-7-2)Sharron Backus2-0Fresno StateOmaha, Neb.

*Indicates undefeated teams in final series.

#-UCLA’s 1995 national championship was later vacated by the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions

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