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NCAA.com | May 15, 2016

2016 Division I Softball conference championships, automatic qualifiers

The Division I Softball Committee will unveil its selections for the 2016 NCAA Division I Softball Championship on Sunday May 15 at 10 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

The 64-team field will be selected from 283 NCAA Division I institutions sponsoring the sport of softball. Of the 64 teams, 32 teams will receive automatic qualification with the remaining best 32 teams selected on an at-large basis.

2016 DIVISION I SOFTBALL CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

Conference Location Dates Champion

American Athletic

Tulsa, Okla.

May 12-14

Tulsa

Atlantic Coast

Raleigh, N.C.

May 12-14

Florida State

America East

Vestal, N.Y.

May 11-14

Maine

Atlantic 10

Washington, D.C.

May 12-15

Fordham

Atlantic Sun

Fort Myers, Fla.

May 11-14

USC Upstate

Big 12

No tournament

N/A

Oklahoma

Big East

Rosemont, Ill.

May 13-14

Butler

Big Sky

Ogden, Utah

May 12-14

Weber State

Big South

Rock Hill, S.C.

May 11-14

Longwood

Big Ten

University Park, Pa.

May 12-14

Minnesota

Big West

No tournament

N/A

Cal State Fullerton

Conference USA

Denton, TX

May 11-14

Florida Atlantic

Colonial Athletic

Harrisburg, Va.

May 10-13

James Madison

Horizon League

Chicago, Ill.

May 11-14

Valparaiso

Ivy League

Cambridge, Mass.

May 8-9

Princeton

Mid-American

Akron, Ohio

May 11-14

Miami (Ohio)

MEAC

Ormond Beach, Fla.

May 12-14

Florida A&M

Mountain West

No tournament


N/A


Fresno State

Metro Atlantic

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

May 11-15

Marist

Missouri Valley

Carbondale, Ill.

May 12-14

Wichita State

Northeast

Brooklyn, N.Y.

May 12-14

LIU Brooklyn

Ohio Valley

Oxford, Ala.

May 11-14

Jacksonville State

Pac-12

No tournament

N/A

Oregon

Patriot League

Bethlehem, Pa.

May 12-15

Boston U.

Southeastern

Starkville, Miss.

May 11-14

Auburn

SWAC

Irondale, Ala.

May 11-14

Alabama State

Southern

Greensboro, N.C.

May 11-14

Samford

Southland

Lake Charles, La.

May 11-13

McNeese State

Summit League

Fargo, N.D.

May 11-14

North Dakota State

Sun Belt

Mobile, Ala.

May 11-14

Louisiana-Lafayette

Western Athletic

Seattle, Wash.

May 12-14

CSU Bakersfield

West Coast

No championship

N/A

BYU

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