Huskies, Georgia Tech Square Off Saturday and Sunday
May 18, 2009
SEATTLE - The No. 3 Washington softball team, fresh off a thrilling 15-inning Regional victory over Massachusetts, will have five days to rest before hitting the field again in this weekend's NCAA Super Regionals against Georgia Tech on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 in Atlanta, Ga.
The best-of-three series starts Saturday with one game at Noon, ET, while the second game of the series will take place at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday. Should a third game be necessary, it will also take place Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET.
All three games between the No. 3 Huskies (44-11) and No. 14 Yellow Jackets (46-13) will air live on ESPN and via ESPN360.com simulcast. Georgia Tech earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament as winners of the ACC and advanced to their first-ever NCAA Super Regional by defeating Boston University in Sunday's Regional final.
All Super Regional games will also air live on KKNW-1150 AM with Mike Brown and John Cowley doing the commentary.
Tickets are now on sale for the games at Mewborn Field where a trip to the Women's College World Series will be on the line. Admission each day is $10 for reserved chair-back seating, $7 for general admission bench seating and $5 for students.
Click here to purchase tickets in advance.
Fans can also purchase tickets in person at the Georgia Tech ticket office or over the phone by calling 1-888-TECH-TIX, but are encouraged to buy them in advance as sell-out crowds are expected. Once all the seats have been sold, standing room only tickets will be made available.
Washington leads the all-time series against Georgia Tech 1-0, winning the only meeting between the two schools 2-0 on May 22, 2004. That came in the NCAA Tournament in Athens, Ga.
2009 NCAA Softball Atlanta Super Regional
Saturday, May 23
Game 1: No. 3 Washington (44-11) vs. No. 14 Georgia Tech (46-13) Noon
Sunday, May 24
Game 2: No. 3 Washington (44-11) vs. No. 14 Georgia Tech (46-13) 1 p.m.
*Game 3: No. 3 Washington (44-11) vs. No. 14 Georgia Tech (46-13) 3:30 p.m.
* If necessary
All games will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN360.com