Tennessee to host SEC Softball Tournament


KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The University of Tennessee is hosting the SEC Softball Tournament this week at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

The No. 9 Vols’ first game will be Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. against the winner of No. 6 LSU and No. 11 Missouri. The tournament is single elimination with the winner securing an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. All 11 games will be aired on SEC Network or one of its ESPN sister stations.Previous story:Vols softball wins series, secures 3 seed for SEC Tournament

The university’s clear bag policy will apply to all games. Fans are limited to one clear plastic bag no larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or a one-gallon, clear, resealable plastic storage bag per person.

Limited first come, first served parking is available on Stpehenson Drive for $10 per day. Additional parking is available for free in lot CFN1 with free ADA accessible shuttle service to the stadium. There is also a limited number of free public ADA parking around the stadium, but you must display a valid handicap placard to access.More online:Parking, prohibited items, clear bag policy

Free public RV parking is available on the Ag Campus, but there is no public RV parking on Stephenson Drive.

Tickets to the games can be purchased online.

Tournament schedule:


Game 1 | #5 Alabama vs. #12 Arkansas | 12 p.m. ET| TV: SEC Network

Game 2 | #8 Ole Miss vs. #9 Mississippi State | 2:30 p.m. ET | TV: SEC Network

Game 3 | #7 Kentucky vs. #10 South Carolina | 5 p.m. ET | TV: SEC Network

Game 4 | #6 LSU vs. #11 Missouri | 7:30 p.m. ET | TV: SEC NetworkThursday

Game 5 | #4 Texas A&M vs. Game 1 Winner | 12 p.m. ET| TV: SEC Network

Game 6 | #1 Florida vs. Game 2 Winner | 2:30 p.m. ET | TV: SEC Network

Game 7 | #2 Auburn vs. Game 3 Winner | 5 p.m. ET | TV: SEC Network

Game 8 | #3 Tennessee vs. Game 4 Winner | 7:30 p.m. ET | TV: SEC NetworkFriday

Game 9 | Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner | 3 p.m. ET| TV: ESPNU

Game 10 |Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner | 5:30 p.m. ET | TV: ESPNUSaturday

Game 11 |Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner | 8 p.m. ET| TV: ESPN

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