2018 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD IS SET; SKYHAWKS SEVENTH

May 6, 2018

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the 15th time under the direction of head coach Donley Canary, the University of Tennessee at Martin softball team will compete for the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Championship after the tournament field was formally announced this evening. The four-day event will be held at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala. May 9-12.

UT Martin (25-30, 9-13 OVC) will make its 22nd appearance in the event since the OVC Softball Championship’s conception in 1994 as the No. 7 seed. The Skyhawks are 32-36 all-time mark in the tournament.

Eastern Kentucky earned the regular-season championship and the No. 1 seed. Austin Peay is the No. 2 seed while Jacksonville State is the No. 3 seed. Southeast Missouri earned the No. 4 seed followed by SIUE, Eastern Illinois, UT Martin and Morehead State.

This will mark the third time in league history that the tournament has been held at a neutral site. Tourney action will begin on Wednesday, May 9 at 10 a.m. The entire tournament can be seen on the OVC Digital Network.


2018 OVC Softball Championship Schedule

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

Game 1 - #3 Jacksonville State vs. #6 Eastern Illinois – 10 a.m.

Game 2 - #2 Austin Peay vs. #7 UT Martin – 12:30 p.m.

Game 3 - #4 Southeast Missouri vs. #5 SIUE – 3 p.m.

Game 4 - #1 Eastern Kentucky vs. #8 Morehead State – 5:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 10

Game 5 – Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser – 10 a.m.

Game 6 – Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner – 12:30 p.m.

Game 7 – Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner – 3 p.m.

Game 8 – Game 3 loser vs. Game 4 loser – 5:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 11

Game 9 – Game 5 winner vs. Game 7 loser – 10 a.m.

Game 10 – Game 8 winner vs. Game 6 loser – 12:30 p.m.

Game 11 – Game 7 winner vs. Game 6 winner – 3 p.m.

Game 12 – Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner – 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

Game 13 – Game 12 winner vs. Game 11 loser – 10 a.m.

Game 14 – Game 11 winner vs. Game 13 winner – 12:30 p.m.

(If necessary Game 15 follows approximately 30 after Game 14)



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