MSU will make its first regional appearance since the 2013-14 season.
Moravian College softball won on Monday and advances to the NCAA D-III Super Regionals.
Game 1: Missouri vs. Tulsa, 3:30 p.m.
Minnesota and Texas will play in the first game at 6 p.m.
Rachel Lawson is hoping for a "great turnout" of Kentucky fans for this weekend's NCAA Tournament Regional when United Kingdom will host Michigan, Notre Dame and Illinois-Chicago. "We've had 24 games to prepare to be in a regional, super regional and World Series".
James Madison (42-12) will play OH (38-15) at 3 p.m.in the first game of the NCAA Tournament Regional in Knoxville.
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The NCAA Tournament selection committee chose Mississippi State to be the number two seed in the Tucson Regional, hosted by the Arizona Wildcats.
UCLA is the No. 3 seed, Washington the No. 5 seed and Arizona State the No. 8 seed. Baker was 7-for-19 with a double, six RBIs and six runs scored in five tournament games. The Sooners beat Arkansas in their home regional last season and swept the Cowgirls in three games this year. USC narrowly missed that accomplishment, but the SEC was represented by Florida (No. 2) and Georgia (7).
As the 12th seed, should the Crimson Tide advance, it will match up against the victor of Seattle Regional, where No. 5 seeded Washington is hosting Boise State, Minnesota and Texas. Together, the Tigers and Tide are two of a record 14 Southeastern Conference teams who earned a spot in the NCAA tournament.
"When it comes to postseason, you kind of don't know where you stand especially since we didn't perform like we wanted to this year", catcher Courtney Shea said.
During its 30th varsity season in 2018, Notre Dame posted a 13-10 conference record in its fifth official campaign as an ACC member to place fifth in the regular-season conference standings before finishing as a semifinalist in last weekend's ACC Championship.
Missouri would play the victor of Oklahoma and Boston if it advanced past Tulsa.