RICHMOND, Ky. — The Eastern Kentucky University softball team is heading to the Knoxville Regional for a first round matchup against the No. 9 national seed University of Tennessee in the 2021 NCAA Division I Softball Championship
The Colonels will take on the Lady Vols on Friday at 2 p.m. on ESPN3.
Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee are joined in the regional by Liberty and James Madison.
The Colonels claimed the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on Saturday after knocking off No. 1 seed Southeast Missouri State, 5-4, in Oxford, Alabama.