South Alabama's softball team will compete in their sixth NCAA Regional this weekend. The Jaguars, seeded second, face third-seeded Florida Atlantic at the Gainesville Regional on Friday at 1:30 p.m. (CT). The team, boasting a record of 32-18-1, advanced to the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. Key players include Mackenzie Brasher, who leads the team with a .311 batting average and 26 stolen bases, and Olivia Lackie with a 1.42 ERA and 217 strikeouts.

By the Numbers
  • Mackenzie Brasher: .311 batting average, 56 hits, 34 runs, 26 stolen bases
  • Olivia Lackie: 1.42 ERA, 217 strikeouts, 23 wins
State of Play
  • The Jaguars recorded 12 shutouts this season.
  • South Alabama's team ERA stands at 2.57, second in the Sun Belt Conference.
What's Next

South Alabama aims to extend their season by advancing past the Gainesville Regional. Success there would lead them closer to the championship round, raising their profile nationally.

Bottom Line

With standout performances and solid team stats, South Alabama holds a strong chance of making a significant impact at the Gainesville Regional, potentially setting the stage for deeper postseason play.