Total attendance was 78,078, including four of the top 10 sessions ever. The previous record of 75,960 was set in 2012.
Wednesday's attendance of 7,680 for Game 3 of the Florida-Michigan series was the fourth-highest total for a deciding game.
The event also has generated higher TV ratings than usual. ESPN says Game 1 of the series was the most watched for a first game with more than 1.5 million viewers. Game 2 got a 1.2 overnight rating, the highest for a college softball game in eight years. The overnight rating was up 37 per cent for Game 1 and 33 per cent for Game 2.