Florida Gators softball earns No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament

Special report on the Florida Gators softball team:

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Gators softball team will host an NCAA Regional for the 18th time at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. The team found out their placement as the national No. 4-seed during tonight’s selection show on ESPN2.

Joining Florida in the Gainesville Regional will be FGCU (37-19), Florida Atlantic (41-14) and South Alabama (32-18-1).

Florida has hosted an NCAA Regional for 17 out of the 18 national tournaments that have taken place while under the direction of head coach Tim Walton. The double-elimination regional starts Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19.

As the No. 4-seed in this year’s tournament, should the Gators prevail the team would then face the winner out of the Lafayette Regional hosted by No. 13-seed Louisiana.

All fans will be able to order tickets beginning Monday, May 13 at 6 p.m. ET.

Gators Road to Oklahoma City

Gainesville Regional – May 17-19 at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium
No. 4 Florida vs. Florida Gulf Coast | Friday, May 17, at 12 p.m. ET | SEC Network
South Alabama vs. Florida Atlantic | Friday, May 17, at 2:30 p.m. ET | ESPN+

Lafayette Regional – May 17-19 at Lamson Park
No. 13 Louisiana vs. Princeton | Friday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. ET | ESPN+
Baylor vs. Ole Miss | Friday, May 17, at 8 p.m. ET | ESPN2

Super Regional – May 23-25 or 24-26

Women’s College World Series – May 30 – June 6/7
Devon Park – OGE Energy Field in Oklahoma City

Gators vs. the Regional Field

All-Time Record

Record this season




Florida Atlantic


South Alabama


Gators in the NCAA Tournament

*   The Gators hold a 52-21 (.712) record overall at the NCAA Regionals.
*   This is the 18th season that the Gators have host an NCAA Regional.
*   Florida has earned a Top 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the 14th season. It’s also the fourth time that UF has been selected as the No. 4 national seed.

Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.