(gomocs.com) CHATTANOOGA — The Chattanooga Mocs softball team is set to close out regular season play this weekend against Southern Conference foe Samford in a crucial three-game series on Saturday and Sunday inside Jim Frost Stadium.
Saturday’s doubleheader kicks off at 1 p.m. ET while Sunday’s single game series finale is set for a 2 p.m. ET first pitch. All three games will be LIVE on ESPN+.
Due to COVID schedule adjustments ahead of the season, only four teams will advance to next week’s SoCon Tournament which will be hosted by the regular season champ. Chattanooga (11-22, 6-7 SoCon) currently sits fourth in the SoCon regular season standings heading into the weekend and will need to win at least two of three games to extend its season.
Sitting in sixth place, Samford (17-25, 6-9 SoCon) enters the weekend in need of a series sweep to have a chance to advance to next week’s championship. Samford and UTC last met to close out the 2019 regular season where the Mocs clinched a wild series victory with a pair of Sunday wins to halt the Bulldogs bid for a SoCon title.