How to watch Florida Gators softball vs. Arkansas in SEC Tournament on TV, live stream

Dan Rorabaugh
Gator Sports

The Florida Gators softball team has had a mixed 2022 season. On one hand, the No. 12 Gators should once again be comfortably entrenched in the NCAA Tournament mix, winning 26 of their first 29 games en route to a 43-15 record.

On the other, Florida struggled once the schedule got tougher, going a combined 2-9 against No. 13 Tennessee, No. 5 Alabama, No. 4 Arkansas and No. 3 Florida State and going a pedestrian 13-11 in the SEC. As a result, Florida is the No. 5 seed in the SEC Tournament it is hosting this week. The Gators face top-seeded Arkansas in the semifinals Thursday.

Florida is looking to win its first SEC Tournament since 2019, starting its run by beating Texas A&M 4-1 on Wednesday, then beating Kentucky 9-3. The Gators boast one of the best pitching staffs in the SEC, with Natalie Lugo, Elizabeth Hightower, Rylee Trlicek and Lexie Delbrey all posting ERAs of 2.30 or better. Their offense is led by Skylar Wallace, whose 46 steals are fourth in the nation. 

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Arkansas (42-9 overall, 19-5 SEC) advanced with a 3-0 win over Mississippi on Thursday. Mary Haff pitched a five-hit shutout for the Razorbacks, while Linnie Malkin and Kacie Hoffman hit solo home runs in the victory.

Where and when will the Florida Gators play in the SEC softball tournament?

Where: Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium, Gainesville, Florida

When: 8:35 p.m. Friday, May 13. The game was scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. but was delayed by rain during the Tennessee-Missouri semifinal earlier in the day. Florida-Arkansas will begin about 30 minutes after the first game finishes.

How can I watch Florida softball vs. Arkansas?

TV: ESPN 2 (Channel 209 on DirecTV, Channel 143 on Dish Network), YouTube TV (2-week free trial), Hulu + Live TV (7-day free trial), fuboTV (7-day free trial)

Live stream: WatchESPN (TV provider needed), ESPN+ ($6.99 per month), ESPN app

How can I listen to Florida vs. Arkansas in the SEC Tournament?

Radio: ESPN 98.1FM/850AM WRUF & 1010XL