Softball Team Receives NCAA Tournament Berth

Posted on May 4th, 2009 by

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The 2009 MIAC Regular Season Champion Golden Gustie Softball Team

The 2009 MIAC Regular Season Champion Golden Gustie Softball Team

The Gustavus softball team, which won the MIAC Regular Season Championship with a 21-1 record and finished second at the MIAC Tournament, has received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Gusties, who are the #7 seed in the Indianola Regional, will face #2 seed Central on Thursday at a time yet to be determined. The 59-team field was revealed Monday morning.

Other games at the Indianola Regional include No. 1 seed Univ. of St. Thomas (Minn.) (39-4) against No. 8 Webster Univ. (Mo.) (23-16), No. 5 Univ. of Wis.-La Crosse against No. 4 Wartburg College (36-6), and No. 3 Washington-St. Louis Univ. (Mo.) (24-11) against No. 6 Luther College (33-9). The Central-Gustavus winner will meet the Washington-Luther winner.

More details to follow as the tournament schedule is announced on Monday evening or Tuesday morning.

SITES: First round at Indianola, Iowa (*Simpson College).
*Indicates host institution
1. St. Thomas (MN) (39-4)
2. Central (IA) (36-6)
3. Washington-St. Louis (24-11)
4. Wartburg (36-6)
5. Wis.-La Crosse (34-10)
6. Luther (33-9)
7. Gustavus Adolphus (35-7)
8. Webster (23-16)

First round at Bloomington, Illinois.
1. Wis.-Whitewater (36-5)
2. *Illinois Wesleyan (34-4)
3. Alma (27-11)
4. Coe (34-10)
5. Wis.-Eau Claire (27-14)
6. Concordia (WI) (24-21)
7. St. Norbert (17-17)

First round at Ithaca, New York (*Ithaca College).
1. Cortland St. (40-6)
2. Rochester (31-10)
3. St. John Fisher (30-10)
4. Buffalo St. (29-2)
5. Penn St.-Behrend (33-6)
6. Keuka (23-6)
7. King’s (PA) (24-12)

First round at Mahwah, New Jersey (*Ramapo College).
1. Messiah (35-4)
2. William Paterson (32-7)
3. Rowan (32-10)
4. Moravian (34-9)
5. Eastern Connecticut (25-11)
6. Farmingdale St. (32-4)
7. Muhlenberg (19-16)
8. Staten Island (23-12)

First round at Greencastle, Indiana.
1. Ohio Northern (35-3)
2. *DePauw (28-7)
3. Adrian (34-6)
4. Trine (29-10)
5. Defiance (29-10)
6. Thomas More (34-9)
7. Hiram (26-14)

First round at Beverly, Massachusetts.
1. Tufts (38-1)
2. Rhode Island Col. (40-5)
3. Coast Guard (36-5-1)
4. *Endicott (37-7)
5. Emerson (32-9)
6. Bridgewater St. (28-9)
7. Springfield (20-22)
8. Husson (26-14)

First round at Salisbury, Maryland.
1. Lynchburg (37-6-1)
2. *Salisbury (34-4)
3. Emory (30-10)
4. Bridgewater (VA) (33-9)
5. Chris. Newport (35-7)
6. LaGrange (25-19)
7. Neumann (30-10)

First round at Marshall, Texas.
1. Linfield (36-4)
2. Louisiana Coll. (36-7)
3. *East Tex. Baptist (37-7)
4. Redlands (30-10)
5. Texas-Tyler (34-8)
6. Claremont-M-S (28-14)
7. La Verne (28-18)

 

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