EUGENE - The #3 NCAA Tournament seeded University of Oregon softball team was rewarded with another 'first' Sunday afternoon with its announcement as a Super Regional host this upcoming weekend.
The Pac-12 champion Ducks (49-9) will host the Big Ten runner-up Huskers (43-13) on Saturday, May 25 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 26 at noon. A third if-necessary game would follow on Sunday at 3 p.m. Pacific Time.
Every Super Regional contest at Howe Field will be televised live by ESPNU.
All-session tickets are now on sale via this link, and single-day tickets will be available later in the week.
Last week, the Ducks won their fourth straight (and ever) NCAA Regional title with decisions over BYU (5-2), North Carolina (3-2) and No. 25 Wisconsin (3-0).
In the Regional in Lincoln, Neb., host and #14 seed Nebraska (43-13) beat Northern Iowa (4-0) and Stanford (7-1, 10-5) to advance to the Super Regional for the first time since the modern 64-team Regional-Super Regional format was created in 2005.
Overall in her 21 years as head coach, former Duck player Rhonda Revelle has led the Huskers to two World Series bids (1998, 2002) among their 17 NCAA trips.
Fourth-year Duck head coach Mike White sports a 15-7 record in the postseason and has guided UO to its four Super Regional trips in school history.
Last year, the #11-seeded Ducks claimed their second-ever Women's College World Series bid (and first since 1989) after it topped the #6-seeded Longhorns in the Austin, Texas Super Regional by a 2-1 count.
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