May 6, 2008
Auburn, Ala. -
The sixth-seeded Auburn softball team will play third-seeded and host team LSU at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
Auburn is making its ninth appearance in the SEC Tournament and eighth in the last nine years. The Tigers are 37-19 overall and 13-14 in the SEC. The tournament is a single elimination format. LSU is 41-15 overall and 17-11 in the SEC.
"We are looking forward to playing LSU," Auburn head coach Tina Deese said. "They have a good team. They won three games from us earlier this season, so we have the opportunity to redeem ourselves a little. It will be an exciting crowd and a great atmosphere playing down there."
The game will be broadcast via the internet at www.auburntigers.com. The game can be heard in Auburn on WZMG AM 910.
Live stats for all tournament games can be accessed on the internet at http://www.lsusports.net/livestats.
Live video can be also be accessed on the internet at http://www.lsusports.net/live
Tickets for the SEC Tournament can be purchased by going to http://www.lsusports.net/2008sectournament.
Thursday, May 8
Game 1 11:00 a.m. (CT) No. 4 Tennessee vs. No. 5 Georgia
Game 2 1:30 p.m. (CT) No. 1 Florida vs. No. 8 Ole Miss
Game 3 5:00 p.m. (CT) No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 7 Mississippi State
Game 4 7:30 p.m. (CT) No. 3 LSU vs. No. 6 Auburn
Friday, May 9
Game 5 5:00 p.m. (CT) Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner
Game 6 7:30 p.m. (CT) Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner
Saturday, May 10 (*Live on FOX RSN)
Champ. 12:30 p.m. (CT) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner