The Alabama softball team claimed its ninth consecutive NCAA regional title and 11th overall as it raced past Western Kentucky, 13-1.
Auburn’s first-round matchup with Alabama will be its first meeting against its in-state foe at the SEC Tournament since 2010.
The Alabama Crimson Tide beat the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers 7-6 Saturday, to advance Sunday’s 2013 NCAA Softball Tuscaloosa Regional championship game.
The second-ranked Alabama men’s golf team shot the lowest round of the day by six shots to overtake Florida and win the 2013 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional.
Bama is the #10 seed. They will host Jacksonville State in their first matchup of the Tuscaloosa regional.
Austen Smith was the ninth inning hero, driving in the final run of a three-run ninth inning as the Alabama Crimson Tide posted a come-from-behind, walk-off, 7-6, Southeastern Conference victory over the Missouri Tigers.