Kentucky’s NCAA Opening-Round Game Moved to Saturday

Wildcats to face UIC on Saturday after rain cancels action on Friday

Courtesy: Chris Shoals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The NCAA Softball’s Lexington Regional halted play on Friday prior to Kentucky’s opening game of the tournament.

The Wildcats will now face the Illinois-Chicago Flames on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET.

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In the opening game of the Lexington Regional, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish beat Michigan, 4-1 to advance into the winner’s bracket game. With the delay, that game will now take place at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Fans with tickets to Friday’s game will be accepted into John Cropp Stadium for the Kentucky/UIC game on Saturday morning.

2018 NCAA Softball Lexington Regional | Tournament Central Site
John Cropp Stadium – Lexington, Ky.
Friday, May 18
Game 1 – Notre Dame def. Michigan 4-1

Saturday, May 19
Game 2 – Kentucky vs. UIC – 10 a.m. ET
Game 3 – Michigan vs. Loser Game 2 – 12:30 p.m. ET
Game 4 – Notre Dame vs. Winner Game 2 – 3 p.m. ET

Sunday, May 20
Game 5 – Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 – Noon ET
Game 6 – Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Monday, May 21
Game 7 – (if necessary) – TBD
*** Times subject to change for TV/weather

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