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One final run

TUCSON, Ariz. - Sixth-seeded Arizona is set to host an NCAA Softball Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years.

Arizona is making its 33rd consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament, the longest streak in the sport's history; the Wildcats have been in every tournament since 1987, Mike Candrea's second year on campus.

The 2019 edition of the Tucson Regional will feature the Wildcats, along with Auburn, an at-large team from the SEC, Mountain West Conference Champion Colorado State and Ivy League Champion Harvard.

Six or (if necessary) seven games will determine the Tucson Regional Champion and who moves on to face the winner of the Oxford Regional in Super Regionals;

Arizona is in search of its 30th regional title.

You can read more about this weekend’s matchups over at

Here is this weekend’s schedule:

Friday, May 17

(6 p.m.) Auburn vs. Colorado State (ESPN)

(8:30 p.m.) ARIZONA vs. Harvard (ESPN)

Saturday, May 18

(3 p.m.) G1 Winner vs. G2 Winner TV: TBA

(5: 30 p.m.) G1 Loser vs. G2 Loser TV: TBA

(8 p.m.) G3 Loser vs. G4 winner TV: TBA

Sunday, May 19

(4 p.m.) G3 Winner vs. G5 Winner TV: TBA

(6:30 p.m.) (If Necessary) TV: TBA

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