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SB To Open WCWS vs. Florida on ESPN Thursday at 11 a.m.
2014 WCWS Bracket  |  Ticket Information  |  NCAA WCWS Official Website

WACO, Texas - Baylor and Florida's softball teams get the honor of kicking off the 2014 Women's College World Series Thursday, playing the first game of the eight-team double-elimination tournament at 11 a.m. on ESPN. The No. 13 seed Baylor Lady Bears will face the No. 5 seeded Florida Gators in Oklahoma City at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium.

Baylor (47-14) clinched a spot in its third WCWS Saturday by sweeping through the Athens, Georgia Super Regionals with a pair of wins over Georgia. Florida (50-12) won the best-of-three series against Washington at the Gainesville, Florida Super Regional in three games to earn a trip to Oklahoma City.

The winners of Baylor vs. Florida and (8) Florida State vs. (1) Oregon will play Friday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2 while the losers play Saturday at 11 a.m. on ESPN2 in an elimination game.

WCWS Bracket 1 Teams

#13 Baylor Lady Bears 49-16 (13-5 Big 12) - At-Large

  • Head Coach: Glenn Moore
  • (RPI/ESPN.com/USA Today): 12 / 17 / 17
  • NCAA Appearances: 9 (All-Time NCAA Postseason Record: 34-19)
  • World Series Appearances: 3 (2007, 2011, 14) All-Time WCWS Record: 4-4
  • Best Finish: WCWS Semifinals (2011)
  • Last Finish: Regionals (2013)
Record vs: FLA FSU ORE ALA UK LA-LAF OU
All-Time 7-3 4-2 5-1 0-4 6-0 6-10 12-47
2014 0-2 1-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0
WCWS Bracket 2 Teams

Alabama Crimson Tide 53-13 (19-5 SEC)

  • Head Coach: Patrick Murphy
  • Ranks (RPI/ESPN.com/USA Today): 2 / 5 / 6
  • NCAA Appearances: 16
  • Best Finish: WCWS National Champions (2012)
  • Last Finish: WCWS National Champions (2012)
Record vs:Florida
All-Time32-28
20142-3
 Regionals - Waco, Texas
 Friday, May 16  7:00 p.m. CT  Baylor 6, Northwestern State 1 Box Score BU Recap NWS Recap BU Quotes NWS Quotes
 Saturday, May 17  12:00 p.m. CT  Baylor 2, Tulsa 1 Box Score BU Recap TU Recap BU Quotes TU Quotes
 Sunday, May 18  1:00 p.m. CT  Tulsa 1, Baylor 0 (11 innings) Box Score TU Recap BU Recap TU Quotes BU Quotes
 Sunday, May 18  4:40 p.m. CT  Baylor 3, Tulsa 1 Box Score BU Recap TU Recap BU Quotes TU Quotes
 Super Regionals - Athens, Georgia
 Friday, May 23  1:00 p.m. CT  Baylor 9, Georgia 1 Box Score BU Recap      
 Saturday, May 24  11:00 a.m. CT  Baylor 6, Georgia 3 Box Score BU Recap      
 Women's College World Series - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
 Thursday, May 29  11:00 a.m. CT  Florida 11, #13 Baylor 0 (5 Innings) Box Score BU Recap BU Quotes  Photo Gallery  UF Recap
 Saturday, May 31  11:00 a.m. CT  #13 Baylor 7, Florida State 2 Box Score BU Recap BU Quotes  Photo Gallery  FSU Recap 
 Saturday, May 31  6:00 p.m. CT  #13 Baylor 8, Kentucky 7 (8 Innings) Box Score BU Recap Photo Gallery  UK Recap   
 Sunday, June 1  12:00 p.m. CT   #5 Florida 6, #13 Baylor 3 Watch Listen GameTracker     

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