Tue., Nov 21, 2017  

 

 
 


s
 
 
 
Spacer

 

AUM earns softball regional




Contributed
(April 17, 2015)

Auburn University at Montgomery was selected one of 10 host sites for the 3rd annual NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round, the national office announced Thursday.

In addition to AUM, host institutions include: Central Methodist University (Mo.), Concordia University (Calif.), Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.), Louisiana State University Alexandria, Oklahoma City University, Oregon Institute of Technology, St. Gregory’s University (Okla.), University of South Carolina Beaufort and William Carey University (Miss.). Each of these host schools are guaranteed at least an at-large host berth in the National Championship Opening Round.

AUM was one of six sites to have also served as a host site in 2014. Last season, the Warhawks won the Montgomery bracket and went on to win the 2014 NAIA Softball World Series Championship in Columbus, Ga. In the two previous Opening Round championships, AUM has posted an undefeated 5-0 record.

The Opening Round site selection process took into account geography, facilities, student-athlete experience and host qualification. The four-team brackets will be played at the host sites from May 11-13.

The 40 qualifiers and pairings for the National Championship Opening Round will be announced May 7.

The champions of each of the 10 Opening Round tournaments will advance to the 35th annual NAIA Softball World Series in Sioux City, Iowa from May 22-28, where they will participate in a double-elimination national championship format on one championship field.


Bookmark and Share
Latest Updates
Adams Drugs
 
PLAYOFF RECAP: Wetumpka, ACA advance; Escambia stuns Autauga Academy
Catholic's Ryan making nice adjustment to new position
PREP CAPSULES: Nine advance to second round; Autauga Academy looks for another title
PRESS PICKS: Prep playoff games highlight big week
Former Trinity coach Ragsdale to be inducted in 2018 HOF class
PREP PLAYOFF RECAP: Tallassee wins in OT; ACA, Carver advance with road wins
Adams brothers lift Wetumpka defense
THURSDAY PREPS: Lanier advances with comeback win over Paul Bryant
Former JD star Walker waiting for debut with Crimson Tide
PREP CAPSULES: Round 1 of playoffs hints of upsets

What's Happening
SportsTalk -RIVER REGION SPORTS, 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM, 12-2 p.m. (click to listen)
 
 
Monday
MBB - Troy at Kentucky, 7 p.m. (SEC Network)
MBB - Alabama St at Oregon, 8 p.m. (Pac 12 Net)
MBB - Alabama St at Chattanooga, 7 p.m.
WBB - Alabama St vs Stephen F. Austin, 8 p.m. (Hattiesburg, Miss)
WBB - Rust at Huntingdon, 6 p.m.
Tuesday
MBB - UT Arlington at Alabama, 8 p.m. (WTLS 106.5 FM/ SEC Network)
MBB - Alabama St vs Jacksonville St/ Savannah St, 5 p.m. (Chattanooga, Tenn)
WBB - Troy at Ole Miss, 2 p.m.
CBB - Tuskegee at AUM (w/m), 6 p.m.
CBB - Carver Coll at Faulkner (w/m), 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday
MBB - Troy at ETSU, 6 p.m.
 
High School
 
HSBB - AHSAA Weekly Schedule (Boys - click)
HSBB - AHSAA Weekly Schedule (Girls -click)
 

 

Untitled Document