Watch Ole Miss softball players talk hosting NCAA Tournament regional

Published 4:22 pm Monday, May 15, 2017

Ole Miss’ softball team found out over the weekend it would be hosting the first NCAA Tournament regional in school history after winning its first-ever Southeastern Conference Tournament championship Saturday.

The Rebels, as the No. 12 national seed, will start regional play Friday against Southern Illinois at 8:30 p.m. Arizona State and North Carolina will open the double-elimination regional Friday at 6 p.m. at the Ole Miss Softball Complex.

Watch Ole Miss pitcher Kaitlin Lee and shortstop Paige McKinney talk about their reaction to hosting, a different set of expectations as a regional host, the team’s transformation under head coach Mike Smith and more in the following videos.