Red Hawks advance to the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The No. 17 Simpson University women's softball team has advanced to the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round. The Red Hawks received the No. 2 seed in the Concordia bracket and will face No. 3 tournaments seed Concordia (Ore.) on May 12. The other two teams in the bracket include No. 1 and tournament host Concordia-Irvine and No. 4 St. Thomas (Fla.). All games will take place at Eagles Field in Irvine, Calif.
The opening round is a double-elimination tournament. The winner of this opening round tournament will advance to 34th annual NAIA Softball World Series in Columbus, Ga., from May 23 - 29. They will face the winners of the other nine opening round brackets.
Monday, May 12
- Game 1 - No. 2 Simpson (Calif.) vs. No. 3 Concordia (Ore.) @ 12 p.m.
- Game 2 - No. 1 Concordia (Calif.) vs. No. 4 St. Thomas (Fla.) @ 3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13
- Game 3 - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner @ 10:30 a.m.
- Game 4 - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser @ 1 p.m. (Loser Eliminated)
- Game 5 - Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Winner @ 3:30 p.m. (Loser Eliminated)
Wednesday, May 14
- Game 6 - Game 3 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner @ 12 p.m.
- Game 7 (If Necessary) - Game 6 Winner vs. Game 6 Loser @ 3 p.m.
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.