staff, May 15, 2016

Six Big Ten softball teams made the NCAA tournament, it was announced late Sunday night.

[ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ]

Big Ten regular season champ Michigan highlights the Big Ten participants, earning the No. 2 national seed and hosting the Ann Arbor Regional.

Illinois, Big Ten tournament champ Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern and Ohio State round out the Big Ten contingent.

See how Big Ten teams celebrated the good news in the tweets below.