Red Hawks advance to the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round

Simpson University Sports News

05.06.2014

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.

Schedule

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.

Live Video Feed Live Stats Concordia-Irvine's Web Site

 

View Full Tournament Pairings Here

 

Orginial Story by Chad Waller, Director of Communications and Sports Information

View the women's softball schedule and results page

 

Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
dpringle@simpsonu.edu
(530) 226-4731