How to watch Texas vs. Stanford: TV channel, streaming info for WCWS opener

Texas has a difficult path on side 1 of the Women's College World Series bracket.
Mike White, Texas softball
Mike White, Texas softball / Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman /

No. 1 Texas softball is seeking its first Women's College World Series title in program history, beginning on May 30 against the No. 8 Stanford Cardinal. Texas and head coach Mike White are in Oklahoma City, OK, for the Women's College World Series for the second time in the last three years.

White and the Longhorns were last in OKC for the Women's College World Series in 2022. It wasn't easy for the Longhorns to get to OKC, though.

The No. 16 Texas A&M Aggies gave Texas everything it could handle in the Austin Super Regional, with all three games decided by very narrow margins. Texas took two games out of three to punch its ticket to the Women's College World Series after the thrilling super regional against A&M.

Texas (52-8, 23-4 Big 12) is in the Women's College World Series for the seventh time in program history. All seven WCWS appearances for the Longhorns have come in the last 25 years (since 1998).

Stanford (48-15, 17-7 Pac-12) split two regular season contests with the Longhorns. Texas topped Stanford, 9-2, in the first meeting between these two squads this season in the Shriners Children's Clearwater Invitational on Feb. 16.

The Cardinal evened up the series with Texas during the regular season with a tight 4-3 win in extra innings in the Lone Star State Invitational at McCombs Field in Austin on Feb. 24.

Here's a look at the TV/streaming information and game time for the opener for the Women's College Series between No. 1 Texas and No. 8 Stanford at OGE Field at Devin Park in Oklahoma City, OK, on May 30.

How to watch Texas softball vs. Stanford in the Women's College World Series opening round


Live Stream: ESPN+

Radio/Audio Stream: Texas Sports free audio broadcast

Live Stats:

Game time: 6 p.m. CT

Kevin Brown and Amanda Scarborough are the broadcast crew calling Texas's opening-round contest in the Women's College World Series on May 30 against Stanford on ESPN2.

Andrew Haynes will call the action on the radio broadcast for the Longhorns.

The winner of the tournament opener for Texas and Stanford will play the winner of the No. 4 Florida Gators and No. 5 Oklahoma State Cowgirls in the winners' bracket on June 1. The loser of Texas/Stanford faces the loser of Florida/Oklahoma State in the elimination bracket on May 31.

Odds for Texas softball vs. Stanford in Women's College World Series opener

Texas (-175) is favored in the moneyline over Stanford (+140) for the tournament opener in the WCWS on May 30 (per DraftKings Sportsbook).

White and the Longhorns have the second-best odds (+400) to win the Women's College World Series behind the No. 2 Oklahoma Sooners (-170) (per FanDuel).

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