ATHENS — Georgia softball will host an NCAA regional May 17-19 at Jack Turner Stadium as a No. 11 seed.

The other teams in the Bulldogs’ regional are Charlotte, Liberty and UNC-Wilmington.

Georgia will play UNC-Wilmington at 5:30 p.m. on Friday on ESPN-Plus. The first game of the Athens Regional is at 3 p.m. on Friday between Charlotte and Liberty.

This is the first time UGA has hosted back-to-back regionals since Georgia hosted three in a row between 2014-16.

The Bulldogs are playing in their 22-consecutive NCAA tournament.

The winner of Georgia’s NCAA Tournament regional will play the winner of the regional being held in Los Angles that’s being hosted by UCLA.

The Bruins are hosting San Diego State, Virginia Tech and Grand Canyon.

Texas is the No. 1 seed for the 64-team tournament.