2014 OVC SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD IS SET
May 4, 2014
OVC Tournament Bracket
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – With the 2014 regular season in the books, the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Championship field has been set. OVC regular season champion Jacksonville State has earned the No.1 seed and the right to host the four-day event which will take place May 7-10 in Jacksonville, Ala.
SIUE is the No. 2 seed while Eastern Illinois earned the No. 3 seed. Murray State will be the fourth seed followed by Eastern Kentucky, UT Martin, Tennessee Tech and Morehead State.
UT Martin (27-25-1, 14-10 OVC) will head into the OVC Tournament as winners of four of its last five games and will open tournament play against No. 3 seed Eastern Illinois on Wednesday, May 7 at 10 a.m. The Panthers swept the regular season series, outscoring the Skyhawks 6-0. The Skyhawks have posted a 31-34 overall record in OVC Tournament history, including a pair of tournament championships (2009 and 2012) in the past five years.
The entire tournament will be web streamed for free on the OVC Digital Network.
TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE (all times central)
Wednesday, May 7
10 a.m. - Game 1: #3 Eastern Illinois vs. #6 UT Martin - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
12:30 p.m. - Game 2: #2 SIU Edwardsville vs. #7 Tennessee Tech - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
3 p.m. - Game 3: #4 Murray State vs. #5 Eastern Kentucky - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
5:30 p.m. - Game 4: #1 Jacksonville State vs. #8 Morehead State - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
Thursday, May 8
10 a.m. - Game 5: Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
12:30 p.m. - Game 6: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
3 p.m. - Game 7: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
5:30 p.m. - Game 8: Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Loser - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
Friday, May 9
10 a.m. - Game 9: Game 5 Winner vs. Game 7 Loser - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
12:30 p.m. - Game 10: Game 8 Winner vs. Game 6 Loser - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
3 p.m. - Game 11: Game 6 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
5:30 p.m. - Game 12: Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
10 a.m. - Game 13: Game 12 Winner vs. Game 11 Loser - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
12:30 p.m. - Game 14: Game 11 Winner vs. Game 13 Winner - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
3 p.m. - Game 15 (if necessary) - LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO
If Game 13 winner defeats Game 11 winner, an if-necessary game will be played 30 minutes after Game 14
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