No. 1 seed Michigan, No. 2 seed Notre Dame, No. 3 seed Kentucky and No. 4 seed Western Michigan will play in the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional this weekend (Fri-Sun., May 20-22) in a double-elimination tournament, with the winner moving on to the NCAA Super Regional to face the winner of the regional hosted by Louisville. Super regional play is the weekend of May 27-29.
SCHEDULE (Times are EDT)
|Friday, May 20|
|5:30 p.m.||Game 1 -- #3 seed Kentucky 8, #2 seed Notre Dame 0 (5 innings)||Boxscore|
|8 p.m.||Game 2 -- #1 seed Michigan 5, #4 seed Western Michigan 0||Boxscore|
|Saturday, May 21|
|Noon||Game 3 -- #3 seed Kentucky 7, #1 seed Michigan 6||Boxscore|
|2:30 p.m.||Game 4 -- #2 seed Notre Dame 4, #4 seed Western Michigan 0||Boxscore|
|5:37 p.m.||Game 5 -- #1 seed Michigan 9, #2 seed Notre Dame 8||Boxscore|
|Sunday, May 22|
|1 p.m.||Game 6 -- #3 seed Kentucky 2, #1 seed Michigan 1
Kentucky advances the Super Regional
Parking will be limited and the most open spots will be between the baseball stadium and the outdoor track. Overflow parking is available at Crisler Arena and Elbel Field. All three entrances (leftfield line by the Indoor Track Building, rightfield line by Oosterbaan Fieldhouse, and behind main grandstand for those parking at Crisler) will be open.
|Reserved Bleacher Seats||$10|
|General Admission Outfield Bleacher||$7 adults, $5 youth and seniors|
U-M softball season-ticket holders may purchase tickets on Tuesday (May 17) from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. by phone (734-764-0247 or 1-866-296-6849) or by visiting the U-M Ticket Office (1000 S. State St.). Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Wednesday (May 18) at 8:30 a.m. and may be purchased online at mgoblue.com/tickets, by phone or in person at the U-M Ticket Office.
All tickets must be picked up in person, starting Thursday (May 19) at the U-M Ticket Office. Ticket will call on game days will be located near the Wilpon Complex scoreboard at the entrance gate near the U-M Indoor Track Building.
From Detroit Metro Airport and points east: Take I-94 west to State Street (exit 177). Turn right. Travel north approximately 2 1/4 miles through two stoplights. Turn left just past Schembechler Hall into parking lot. Alumni Field is located just west of Schembechler Hall.
From Chicago and points west: Take I-94 east to State Street (exit 177). Turn left. Travel north approximately 2 1/4 miles through three stoplights. Turn left just past Schembechler Hall into parking lot. Alumni Field is located just west of Schembechler Hall.
From Toledo and points south: Take U.S. 23 north to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.
From Flint and points north: Take U.S. 23 south to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.