Tucson Regional Awaits Harvard Softball in NCAA Tournament

Tucson Regional Awaits Harvard Softball in NCAA Tournament

Harvard will take on the No. 8 Arizona Wildcats in its first game of the 2011 NCAA Tournament (Harvard Athletic Communications).

The Harvard softball team learned its destination for the 2011 NCAA regional round, as it will compete in the Tucson regional May 20-22 at Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium. The Crimson joins host No. 8 Arizona, Texas Tech and New Mexico State in the regional round. The Crimson will take on the host Wildcats in its first contest.

Harvard has never faced Arizona or Texas Tech in team history, but it holds a 1-0 record against New Mexico State. The Crimson faced the Aggies at the 2007 Eller Media Stadium Classic in Las Vegas, Nev., capturing a 7-5 victory during its spring break trip.

This is Harvard’s fourth trip to the NCAA tournament in team history with its last coming in 2007. The Crimson is 3-6 in nine career NCAA contests.  

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