1987 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament

The 1987 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament was held in May as the conclusion of the 1987 NCAA Division I softball season. Sixteen Division I college softball teams competed in the NCAA tournament’s first round, which consisted of eight regionals with two teams each. The winner of each region, a total of eight teams, advanced to the 1987 Women’s College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The event, held from May 20 to 24, was the sixth NCAA-sponsored championship in the sport of college softball at the Division I level. Texas A&M won the championship by defeating UCLA 4–1 in the final game.[1][2]

1987 NCAA Division I
Softball Tournament
Teams 8
Finals site
Champions Texas A&M (2nd NCAA (3rd overall) title)
Runner-up UCLA(5th WCWS Appearance)
Winning coach Bob Brock (2nd NCAA (3rd overall) title)
MOP ()

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At-Large Regional
Arizona State 5 5
Arizona 3 0
  • Arizona State qualifies for WCWS, 2–0
Northwest Regional
UCLA 1 2
Long Beach State 0 0
  • UCLA qualifies for WCWS, 2–0
Northeast Regional
Fresno State 3 5
California 0 2
  • Fresno State qualifies for WCWS, 2–0
Midwest Regional
Nebraska 6 39
Utah 0 2
  • Nebraska qualifies for WCWS, 2–0

West Regional
Cal State Fullerton 2 3
Cal Poly Pomona 1 0
  • Cal State Fullerton qualifies for WCWS, 2–0
South Regional
Florida State 19 313
Adelphi 0 1
  • Florida State qualifies for WCWS, 2–0
Central Regional
Texas A&M 4 2
Louisiana Tech 0 1
  • Texas A&M qualifies for WCWS, 2–0
Mideast Regional
Central Michigan 0 7 511
Northwestern 2 0 4
  • Central Michigan qualifies for WCWS, 2–1

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