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Softball to host NCAA Regional

May 14, 2012

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With the announcement of the 2012 NCAA Softball postseason schedule on May 13, fans can enjoy the Arizona State softball team at Farrington Stadium starting with the NCAA Regionals on May 18.

Arizona State finished the 2012 regular season with a 46-7 overall records and went 18-4 in Pac-12 action. At home, the Sun Devils are 37-2 inside the friendly confines of Farrington Stadium.

As announced on Sunday on ESPNU, the NCAA Division I Softball Selection Show picked Arizona State as an opening-round host for the NCAA Regionals.

Coming to Tempe are:
Long Beach State (28-23) vs. Syracuse (40-14) | Friday, May 18 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET
No. 3 Arizona State (46-7) vs. LIU Brooklyn (25-33) | Friday, May 18 6:30 p.m. PT/9:30 p.m. ET

Four-team double-elimination regionals will be held at 16 sites this weekend.

ASU vs. LIU series record: ASU leads 5-0 dating back to 2005
ASU vs. Syracuse series record: ASU leads 4-0 dating back to 2004
ASU vs. Long Beach State series record: ASU leads 10-7-1 dating back to 1983


All session passes for Sun Devil softball go on sale to the general public at 1 p.m.,May 14, as Arizona State will host first-round NCAA postseason action beginning Thursday this week at Farrington Stadium. Those that have already ordered tickets can pick up the tickets starting Monday at 1 p.m.

Single-game tickets will go on sale no later than 9 a.m., May 16. Credit card machines are at the ticket booth at Farrington Stadium.

Arizona State's 2012 senior class is tied for third in the nation compared to all 2012 graduating classes. Here is a look at the top graduating classes in the nation:

1. Florida 214-39 = .846
2. Alabama 209-39 = .843
t3. Missouri 197-47 = .807
t3. Arizona State 196-47 = .807
5. Louisiana Lafayette 190-46 = .805
6. Georgia 189-54 = .778
t7. Tennessee 184-55-1 = .767
t7. Washington 174-53 = .767
9. California 177-55 = .763
t10. Oklahoma 176=55 = .762
t10. Notre Dame 173-54 = .762
12. UCLA 167-57 = .746
13. Arizona 176-65 = .730
*updated May 13, 6:10 p.m.

A Look At Lockwood By ESPNU

Katelyn Boyd Top 10 Finalist For Player of the Year and Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Finalist

CoSIDA Academic All-District
Hillary Bach, P, First Team, **two time honoree
Katelyn Boyd, INF, First Team, ***three time honoree
Annie Lockwood, OF, First Team, *first time honoree
Bailey Wigness, DP, First Team, *first time honoree

2012 State Farm Good Neighbor Team
Annie Lockwood

2012 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
Katelyn Boyd, Top 10 Finalist, **second time on Top 10

Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
Katelyn Boyd, Top 10 Finalist

Pac-12 Player/Pitcher of the Week
Hillary Bach, Pitcher, Feb. 21, March 5, April 9
Katelyn Boyd, Player, March 5, March 13, April 23, April 30

Record Book Updates
Conference Wins: 18, ties with 2008
Conference Sweeps: 5, 2012
Mercy Rule Wins: 22, ties with 2011

Individual Career Records
Home Runs: Katelyn Boyd 2nd, 62
Annie Lockwood 4th, 41
Sam Parlich t18th, 15
Elizabeth Caporuscio t18th, 15

RBI: Katelyn Boyd 1st, 236
Annie Lockwood 5th, 169

Hits: Katelyn Boyd 3rd, 286
Annie Lockwood t19, 173

Doubles: Katelyn Boyd 1st, 58
Annie Lockwood 17th, 22
Alix Johnson 18th, 18

Stolen Bases: Katelyn Boyd 3rd, 79

Wins: Hillary Bach 2nd, 85
Dallas Escobedo t9th, 57

Strikeouts: Dallas Escobedo 5th, 503
Hillary Bach 9th, 387

Perfect Game: Hillary Bach, 1st personal, 6th ever at ASU, 4th person ever at ASU