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EKU softball will face No. 9 Tennessee in Knoxville Regional

The Colonels and Volunteers will meet Friday at 2 p.m. on ESPN3.
EKU won the OVC tournament title
EKU won the OVC tournament title(EKU Athletics)
Updated: May. 16, 2021 at 11:18 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - After winning their first OVC championship since 2004, the Eastern Kentucky softball team will face the No. 9 overall seed Tennessee in the opening round of the Knoxville Regional.

The Colonels and Volunteers will meet Friday at 2 p.m. on ESPN3. James Madison and Liberty are the other two teams in the Knoxville Regional.

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.

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