2022 SEC softball bracket: Complete scores, final results

Arkansas won the SEC softball tournament for the first time, beating Missouri in the final. The tournament was held May 10-14, in Gainesville, Fla., at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium. The SEC softball tournament is held on its member schools’ campuses, rotating to each one, with future tournaments set for Arkansas (2023), Georgia (2024), Auburn (2025), Kentucky (2026), LSU (2027), Missouri ( 2028) and Ole Miss (2029).

The SEC softball tournament featured 13 teams that will compete in a single-elimination bracket, with tournament play starting Tuesday and ending Saturday. The 13 teams will be decided based upon their winning percentage during regular-season conference play. Here’s the bracket (from the SEC softball championship twitter account):

2022 SEC softball tournament bracket

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2022 SEC Softball Tournament schedule

Here’s the 2022 SEC Softball Tournament schedule.

Date Time (ET) Matchup Network
Tuesday, May 10 7 p.m. Game 1: No. 12 Texas A&M 5, No. 13 South Carolina 3 SEC Network
Wednesday, May 11 12 p.m. Game 2: No. 11 Mississippi State 7, No. 6 LSU 4 SEC Network
2:30 p.m. Game 3: No. 7 Missouri 1, No. 10 Auburn 0 SEC Network
5 p.m. Game 4: No. 5 Florida 4, No. 12 Texas A&M 1 SEC Network
7:30 p.m. Game 5: No. 8 Ole Miss 9No. 9 Georgia 5 SEC Network
Thursday, May 12 12 p.m. Game 6: No. 3 Tennessee 1No. 11 Mississippi State 0 SEC Network
2:30 p.m. Game 7: No. 7 Missouri 3No. 2 Alabama 0 SEC Network
5 p.m. Game 8: No. 5 Florida 9, No. 4 Kentucky 3 SEC Network
7:30 p.m. Game 9: No. 1 Arkansas 3No. 8 Ole Miss 0 SEC Network
Friday, May 13 3 p.m. Game 10: No. 7 Missouri 3, No. 3 Tennessee 0 ESPN2
5:30 p.m. Game 11: No. 1 Arkansas 4, No. 5 Florida 1 ESPN2
Saturday, May 14 5 p.m. Game 12: No. 1 Arkansas 4No. 7 Missouri 0 ESPN2

The host institution (Florida) will have the first choice of the available times to play its first game of the tournament and the bracket will adjust accordingly.

Here’s how ties in regular-season conference winning percentage will be decided for seeding the SEC tournament.

1. Two-Team Tie. The following procedure will be used in the following order until the tie is broken:

A. Won-lost record of head-to-head competition between the tied teams.

B. Won-lost record of the two teams versus the highest seeded common opponent.

C.Fewest runs allowed in head to head competition. If head to head competition between two tied teams did not occur, then fewest runs allowed against all common opponents.

D.Fewest runs allowed versus all opponents.

E. Coin flip by the Commissioner.

2. Three-Team Tie (or more). If three or more tied teams have three different records against each other, they shall be seeded in best percentage order. Otherwise, once the tie has been reduced to two teams, the two-team tie breaker procedure shall be utilized. The following procedure will be used in the following order until the tie is broken:

A. Total won-loss percentage of games played among the tied teams.

B. Won-loss percentage of the tied teams versus the highest seed common opponent.

C.Fewest runs allowed in head to head competition. If head to head competition between the tied teams did not occur, then fewest runs allowed against all common opponents.

D.Fewest runs allowed versus all opponents.

E. If three or more teams are still tied, the Commissioner will conduct a draw.

Past SEC tournament champions

Here are the annual SEC tournament champions since the tournament began in 1997.

year Champion
1997 south carolina
1998 Alabama
1999 USL
2000 south carolina
2001 USL
2002 USL
2003 Alabama
2004 USL
2005 Alabama
2006 Tennessee
2007 USL
2008 Florida
2009 Florida
2010 Alabama
2011 Tennessee
2012 Alabama
2013 Florida
2014 georgia
2015 Auburn
2016 Auburn
2017 ole miss
2018 Florida
2019 Florida
2020 Canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2021 Alabama

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