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Baylor Softball Set to Begin NCAA Tournament vs. Miss. State Friday

Baylor Softball Set to Begin NCAA Tournament vs. Miss. State Friday

Bears and Bulldogs debut the 2015 NCAA Lafayette Regional


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WACO, Texas – Baylor's 10th all-time postseason appearance begins Friday at Lamson Park on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at 5:30 p.m. vs. Mississippi State. The Bears (38-15) will face the Bulldogs (35-19) in game one while Louisiana (39-9) faces Weber State (38-17) at 8 p.m.

The Bears finished in a second-place tie in the Big 12 while Mississippi State finished 10th in the SEC. The Bears are 3-0 all-time vs. MSSU and Baylor last beat the Bulldogs at a tournament in Gulfport, Miss. last season in a 1-0 win Feb. 28, 2014.

Baylor is 35-21 all-time in the postseason and 24-15 in games away from Waco. Mississippi State is 11-22 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, and this is the Bulldogs' 12th appearance in the national tournament.

Cheri Kempf and Pam Ward will have the call and color, respectively on ESPN3.com, which features a video stream. Baylor will provide audio on BaylorBears.com and locally in Waco on 1660 AM with Derek Smith and Kyle Robarts on the play-by-pay and color, respectively.

Live Stats can be found on RaginCajuns.com. The first round of the NCAA Tournament features 64 teams on 16 sites. The winner of the double-elimination tournament in the first round will advance to the NCAA Super Regional Round.

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