SB: Alabama Softball Scheduled to Appear in 11 Nationally-TelevisedGames
Alabama softball is slated to appear 11 times across ESPN’s family of networks during the regular season, playing in at least one televised contest in seven of its eight conference series.
All Crimson Tide home games and select road contests will also be available to stream online via the SEC Network+ digital platform. Links to watch online will be posted on the softball schedule page at RollTide.com and on Alabama Softball social media platforms.
Alabama’s 2019 regular season TV schedule features two games on ESPN, three on ESPN2, one on ESPNU and five on SEC Network.
The Crimson Tide commences SEC play in Tuscaloosa where game three of Alabama’s opening series vs. Missouri will be nationally-televised, appearing on SEC Network Sunday, March 10 (1 p.m. CT). Alabama will travel to South Carolina for its first conference road series, with the second matchup televised on ESPN Saturday, April 6 (5 p.m. CT).
One week later, the Tide returns to Rhoads Stadium for a weekend series against Georgia and all three games of the series will be broadcast. Game one will be on ESPN2 Saturday, April 13 (11 a.m. CT), while games two and three will be broadcast on SEC Network Sunday, April 14 (6 p.m. CT) and Monday, April 15 (6 p.m. CT).
Alabama travels to Florida the following week, with two games slated to be televised. The action begins with the first game of a doubleheader on Friday, April 19 on ESPN2 (4:30 p.m. CT), and concludes Saturday, April 20 on ESPN (1 p.m. CT).
Alabama returns to Tuscaloosa for its final home series against Kentucky, with the second game of the series on Saturday, April 27, nationally-televised on ESPNU (5:30 p.m. CT), and the final matchup between the Tide and the Wildcats at Rhoads Stadium will be featured on SEC Network Sunday, April 28 (2 p.m. CT).
The Crimson Tide’s final SEC matchup of the 2019 regular season takes place in Baton Rouge, La. Two of the Tide’s three games at LSU will be broadcast, starting Friday, May 3 on ESPN2 (6 p.m. CT). Game three on Sunday, May 5 (1 p.m. CT) will be featured as part of SEC Network’s “Bases Loaded” coverage of all the day’s games around the league.
The entirety of the 2019 SEC Softball Tournament in College Station, Texas, will again be broadcast live across the ESPN family of networks. First and second round action on Wednesday, May 8 and Thursday, May 9 will be on the SEC Network, with Friday semifinals on ESPNU and Saturday’s SEC Tournament Championship on ESPN at 7 p.m. CT.
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Alabama Softball 2019 Television Schedule
- Sunday, March 10 vs. Missouri – 1 p.m. CT – SEC Network
- Saturday, April 6 at South Carolina – 5 p.m. CT – ESPN
- Saturday, April 13 vs. Georgia – 11 a.m. CT – ESPN2
- Sunday, April 14 vs. Georgia – 6 p.m. CT – SEC Network
- Monday, April 15 vs. Georgia – 6 p.m. CT – SEC Network
- Friday, April 19 at Florida – 4:30 p.m. CT – ESPN2
- Saturday, April 20 at Florida – 1 p.m. CT – ESPN
- Saturday, April 27 vs. Kentucky – 5:30 p.m. CT – ESPNU
- Sunday, April 28 vs. Kentucky – 2 p.m. CT – SEC Network
- Friday, May 3 at LSU – 6 p.m. CT – ESPN2
- Sunday, May 5 at LSU – 1 p.m. CT – SEC Network (Bases Loaded coverage)