The field is set for the 2019 Sun Belt Conference Softball Championship.


The championship will utilize a single-elimination format, as well as a double-elimination format, to determine the Sun Belt Tournament champion and recipient of the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Softball Championship.

The first two games of the tournament will be a single-elimination format, before moving to a double-elimination format, beginning with Game 3, and then a one game, winner-take-all, title game.

The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are the top-seed, after becoming just the second team in program and Sun Belt history to finish league play undefeated, joining the 2004 UL squad that went 18-0.

The Cajuns, who are currently riding a 24-game win streak, and are 47-4 on the season, are 58-9, all-time, in the event, and have won 14 of the 19 tournament titles.

Troy (37-28, 19-8) is the #2-seed, followed by 3rd-seed  UTA (29-24, 17-10), and 4th-seeded Texas State (28-23, 16-10).

Rounnding out the field, Appalachian State (31-22, 13-13) is the No. 5 seed, followed by Coastal Carolina (35-19, 13-14), Georgia Southern (23-27, 9-17), and ULM (11-40, 7-17).

Louisiana will play their first game on Thursday afternoon at 12:30 pm, against either Texas St., Appalachian St., or ULM.

View the complete bracket, below.

2019 SUN BELT SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Schedule
Wednesday, May 8
Game 1 – No. 7 Georgia Southern vs. No. 6 Coastal Carolina, 10 a.m.
Game 2 – No. 8 ULM vs. No. 5 Appalachian State, 12:30 p.m.
Game 3 – Game 1 Winner vs. No. 3 UTA, 3 p.m.
Game 4 – Game 2 Winner vs. No. 4 Texas St., 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 9                                                          
Game 5 – Game 3 Winner vs. No. 2 Troy, 10 a.m
Game 6 – Game 4 Winner vs. No. 1 Louisiana, 12:30 p.m.
Game 7 – Game 4 Loser vs. Game 5 Loser, 3 p.m.
Game 8 – Game 3 Loser vs. Game 6 Loser, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, May 10
Game 9 – Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner, 11 a.m.
Game 10 – Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner, 2 p.m.
Game 11 – Game 9 Loser vs. Game 10 Winner, 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 11
Game 12 - Championship Game (ESPN+), 1 p.m.