The LSU softball group released its 2021 regular-season schedule Thursday, beginning Feb. 11 with the annual Tiger Traditional and together with six non-conference games against groups ranked within the preseason top 10 and a regular 24-game Southeastern Conference slate.
For the Tiger Traditional, LSU — ranked No. 5 in D1Softball’s preseason rankings — will play host to Duke, Kansas, Central Arkansas, and McNeese State. The following weekend, the Tigers travel to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for the Bama Bash Feb. 19-21 to face Gardner-Webb, Liberty, and preseason No. eight Alabama in nonconference contests.
The LSU Invitational is Feb. 25-28 and consists of video games in opposition to preseason No. 7 UL, No. 10 Oklahoma State, and Buffalo.
The Tigers’ closing weekend sequence earlier than convention play is March 5-6 at house in opposition to preseason No. 9 Texas.
In SEC play, LSU’s street sequence all might be in opposition to groups ranked within the preseason prime 25: No. 21 Tennessee, No. 6 Florida, No. 23 Missouri, and No. 24 Kentucky, with house sequence all in opposition to unranked groups: Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Arkansas, and Auburn.
Different ranked SEC teams are No. 8 Alabama, No. 13 Georgia, No. 15 Mississippi State, and No. 25 South Carolina.
Mid-week games throughout SEC play are scheduled in opposition to Southeastern, South Alabama, McNeese State, and UL-Monroe. LSU may also play a three-game sequence at NC State on April 16-17.
The common season ends against Auburn on Could 7-9, with a possibility to make-up any postponed contests on Could 3-5.
The 2021 SEC softball tournament is set for Could 12-15 in Tuscaloosa.
NCAA regional dates are May 21-23, with super regionals May 27-30. The Women’s College World Series, held in Oklahoma City, might be held June 3-9.