The Central Connecticut softball team will face #1 Florida tonight, Tuesday, March 18, at 6 p.m. in Gainesville, FL. Fans can follow the action live via live stats. The game will also be available on GatorVision.tv for a fee, and fans can listen live on WGGG.
The Blue Devils (9-4) are coming off of a 4-1 weekend at the USF Spring Break Invitational in which CCSU battled a tough schedule, topping St. Joseph's 2-1 and Penn State 1-0 before falling to Rutgers 6-5 in eight innings on a tiebreaker rule.
Tonight's meeting vs. the #1 Florida Gators will not be the first time this season that the Blue Devils have faced a ranked team. On March 1, CCSU shut out then #15 Stanford 5-0.
Florida (28-2) is ranked #1 on the USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll and #2 on the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25. The Gators enter tonight's matchup coming off of a 2-1 weekend against #25 LSU.
Central will follow up tonight's game with a contest at South Florida (25-8) tomorrow, March 19, at 5 p.m.