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2018 Softball Opening Round Schedule & Results

July 24, 2017
By Alan Grosbach, NAIA Associate Director of Athletic Communication

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Bowling Green Bracket #1
May 14-16 | Hosted by Bowling Green (Ky.) Convention & Visitors Bureau | Bowling Green, Ky. | Michael O Buchanon Park
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1. Marian (Ind.) (50-5, 3-0 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. Corban (Ore.) (37-15, 2-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Baker (Kan.) (41-15, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Midway (Ky.) (23-22, 0-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. CST No. 3 Baker (Kan.) def. No. 2 Corban (Ore.),
2-1
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 2 - 1 p.m. CST No. 1 Marian (Ind.) def. No. 4 Midway (Ky.), 9-1 (5 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 4 - 3 p.m. CST No. 2 Corban (Ore.) def. No. 4 Midway (Ky.), 2-0
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 3 - 5 p.m. CST No. 1 Marian (Ind.) def. No. 3 Baker (Kan.), 10-4
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 5 - 11 a.m. CST No. 2 Corban (Ore.) def. No. 3 Baker (Kan.), 2-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 6 - 1 p.m. CST No. 1 Marian (Ind.) def. No. 2 Corban (Ore.),
3-1
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *

Bowling Green Bracket #2
May 14-16 | Hosted by Bowling Green (Ky.) Convention & Visitors Bureau | Bowling Green, Ky. | Michael O Buchanon Park
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1. Campbellsville (Ky.) (47-10, 2-2 OR) - eliminated
2. Faulkner (Ala.) (48-14, 4-1 OR) - Opening Round Champion
3. Rio Grande (Ohio) (35-13, 0-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Madonna (Mich.) (28-17, 1-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11:30 a.m. CST No. 2 Faulkner (Ala.) def. No. 3 Rio Grande (Ohio), 1-0 (8 innings)
  Box Score | | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 2 - 1:30 p.m. CST No. 1 Campbellsville (Ky.) def. No. 4 Madonna (Mich.), 1-0 (8 innings)
  Box Score | | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 4 - 3:30 p.m. CST No. 4 Madonna (Mich.) def. No. 3 Rio Grande (Ohio), 7-0
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 3 - 5:30 p.m. CST No. 1 Campbellsville (Ky.) def. No. 2 Faulkner (Ala.), 4-2
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 5 - 11:30 a.m. CST No. 2 Faulkner (Ala.) def. No. 4 Madonna (Mich.), 6-5 (9 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 6 - 1:30 p.m. CST No. 2 Faulkner (Ala.) def. No. 1 Campbellsville (Ky.), 2-0
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 7 - 3:30 p.m. CST No. 2 Faulkner (Ala.) def. No. 1 Campbellsville (Ky.), 2-1
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *

Fayette Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by Central Methodist University | Fayette, Mo. | Cox Softball Complex
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1. Hope International (Calif.) (47-11, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
2. Central Methodist (Mo.) (43-12, 2-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Columbia (Mo.) (33-14, 3-0 OR) - Opening Round Champion
4. Dickinson State (N.D.) (30-21, 0-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - Noon CST No. 2 Central Methodist (Mo.) leads No. 3 Columbia (Mo.), 10-9 in top of 7th inning (2 outs, 2 on base). Will resume May 15 at Noon CST due to inclement weather
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 1 - Noon CST (Resumption of play from May 14)
No. 3 Columbia (Mo.) def. No. 2 Central Methodist (Mo.), 14-12
• Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 2 - 1 p.m. (approximate) No. 1 Hope International (Calif.) def. No. 4 Dickinson State (N.D.), 5-1
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 4 - 3:30 p.m. CST (approximate) No. 2 Central Methodist (Mo.) def. No. 4 Dickinson State (N.D.), 5-1
  Box ScoreLive Video-Streaming *&
Game 3 - 5:30 p.m. (approximate No. 3 Columbia (Mo.) def. No. 1 Hope International (Calif.), 6-3 
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Wednesday, May 16
Game 5 - 11 a.m. CST No. 2 Central Methodist (Mo.) def. No. 1 Hope International (Calif.), 4-2
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 6 - 1 p.m. CST No. 3 Columbia (Mo.) def. No. 2 Central Methodist (Mo.), 9-0 (6 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&

Dodge City Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by City of Dodge City & Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference | Dodge City, Kan. | Legends Park
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1. Science & Arts (Okla.) (53-5, 3-0 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. Jamestown (N.D.) (44-10, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Midland (Neb.) (36-17, 2-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Oklahoma Wesleyan (29-21, 0-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. CST No. 3 Midland (Neb.) def. No. 2 Jamestown (N.D.), 1-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 2 - 1 p.m. CST No. 1 Science & Arts (Okla.) def. No. 4 Oklahoma Wesleyan, 3-0
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 3 - 11 a.m. CST No. 1 Science & Arts (Okla.) def. No. 3 Midland (Neb.), 7-4 (9 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 4 - 1 p.m. CST No. 2 Jamestown (N.D.) def. No. 4 Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 5 - 3 p.m. CST No. 3 Midland (Neb.) def. No. 2 Jamestown (N.D.), 3-2
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Wednesday, May 16  
Game 6 - 11 a.m. CST No. 1 Science & Arts (Okla.) def. No. 3 Midland (Neb.), 9-2
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&

Lawrenceville Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College | Lawrenceville, Ga. | Grizzly Softball Complex
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1. Georgia Gwinnett (52-4, 3-1 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. Oregon Tech (39-15, 3-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Southeastern (Fla.) (40-18, 0-2 OR) - eliminated
4. University of Northwestern Ohio (31-14, 1-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - Noon EST No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett def. No. 4 University of Northwestern Ohio, 16-0 (5 innings)
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 2 - 2:30 p.m. EST No. 2 Oregon Tech def. No. 3 Southeastern (Fla.), 3-2 (12 innings)
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 3 - 5:30 p.m. EST No. 4 University of Northwestern Ohio def. No. 3 Southeastern (Fla.), 4-0
• Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 4 - - 8 p.m. EST No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett def. No. 2 Oregon Tech, 5-2
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 5 - Noon EST No. 2 Oregon Tech def. No. 4 University of Northwestern Ohio, 4-0
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 6 - 2:30 p.m. EST No. 2 Oregon Tech def. No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett, 4-0
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 7 - 5 p.m. EST No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett def. No. 2 Oregon Tech, 4-1
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *

Columbia (Ky.) Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by Lindsey Wilson College | Columbia, Ky. | Marilyn D Sparks Park
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1. Vanguard (Calif.) (50-12, 0-2 OR) - eliminated
2. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (40-16, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) (35-14, 4-1 OR) - Opening Round Champion
4. Saint Xavier (Ill.) (29-17, 2-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. CST No. 3 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) def. No. 2 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), 7-3
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming*&
Game 2 - 1:30 p.m. CST No. 4 Saint Xavier (Ill.) def. No. 1 Vanguard (Calif.), 1-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 4 - 4 p.m. CST No. 2 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) def. No. 1 Vanguard (Calif.), 6-3
Box ScoreLive Video-Streaming *&
Game 3 - 6:30 p.m. CST No. 4 Saint Xavier (Ill.) def. No. 3 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.), 1-0
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 5 - 10 a.m. CST No. 3 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) def. No. 2 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), 3-2 
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 6 - Noon CST No. 3 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) def. No. 4 Saint Xavier (Ill.), 4-1
• Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 7 - 4 p.m. CST No. 3 Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) def. No. 4 Saint Xavier (Ill.), 7-3
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming*&- 

Southern Oregon Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by Southern Oregon University | Medford, Ore. | US Cellular Field
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1. Southern Oregon (47-13, 3-1 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. St. Francis (Ill.) (41-9, 3-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Northwestern (Iowa) (36-13, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Simpson (Calif.) (34-22, 0-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. PST No. 3 Northwestern (Iowa) def. No. 2 St. Francis (Ill.), 4-2
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 2 - 1:30 p.m. PST No. 1 Southern Oregon def. No. 4 Simpson (Calif.), 9-1
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 3 - 9 a.m. PST No. 1 Southern Oregon def. No. 3 Northwestern (Iowa), 3-2
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 4 - 11:30 a.m. PST No. 2 St. Francis (Ill.) def. No. 4 Simpson (Calif.), 3-2
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 5 - 2 p.m. PST No. 2 St. Francis (Ill.) def. No. 3 Northwestern (Iowa), 5-2 (11 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Wednesday, May 16  
Game 6 - 11 a.m. PST No. 2 St. Francis (Ill.) def. No. 1 Southern Oregon, 6-5
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 7 - 5 p.m. PST No. 1 Southern Oregon def. No. 2 St. Francis (Ill.), 8-3
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&

Gulf Shores Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by University of Mobile | Gulf Shores, Ala. | Gulf Shores Sportsplex
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1. Mobile (Ala.) (46-13, 3-0 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. Thomas (Ga.) (39-16, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Houston-Victoria (Texas) (30-18, 0-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Brenau (Ga.) (30-22, 2-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. CST No. 2 Thomas (Ga.) def. No. 3 Houston-Victoria (Texas), 8-3
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 2 - 1 p.m. CST No. 1 Mobile (Ala.) def. No. 4 Brenau (Ga.), 6-1
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 3 - 11 a.m. CST No. 1 Mobile (Ala.) def. No. 2 Thomas (Ga.), 6-3
• Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 4 - 1 p.m. CST No. 4 Brenau (Ga.) def. No. 3 Houston-Victoria (Texas), 6-5 (11 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 5 - 3 p.m. CST No. 4 Brenau (Ga.) def. No. 2 Thomas (Ga.), 1-0 (8 innings)
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Wednesday, May 16  
Game 6 - 11 a.m. CST No. 1 Mobile (Ala.) def. No. 4 Brenau (Ga.), 2-0
Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&

Oklahoma City Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by Oklahoma City University | Oklahoma City, Okla. | Ann Lacy Stadium
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1. Oklahoma City (51-7, 3-0 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. Grand View (Iowa) (48-10, 2-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Tabor (Kan.) (30-21, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Eastern Oregon (26-24, 0-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. CST No. 2 Grand View (Iowa) def. No. 3 Tabor (Kan.), 4-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 2 - 1 p.m. CST No. 1 Oklahoma City def. No. 4 Eastern Oregon, 4-0
  Box Score | | Live Video-Streaming *&
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 3 - 3:30 p.m. CST No. 1 Oklahoma City def. No. 2 Grand View (Iowa), 3-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 4 - 5:30 p.m. CST No. 3 Tabor (Kan.) def. No. 4 Eastern Oregon, 1-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Game 5 - 8:30 p.m. CST No. 2 Grand View (Iowa) def. No. 3 Tabor (Kan.), 13-0 (5 innings)
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&
Wednesday, May 16  
Game 6 - 11 a.m. CST No. 1 Oklahoma City def. No. 2 Grand View (Iowa), 3-0
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *&

Hattiesburg Bracket
May 14-16 | Hosted by William Carey University | Hattiesburg, Miss. | Joseph & Nancy Fail Field
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1. Indiana Wesleyan (57-10, 3-1 OR) - Opening Round Champion
2. William Carey (Miss.) (38-16, 1-2 OR) - eliminated
3. Truett-McConnell (Ga.) (43-17, 3-2 OR) - eliminated
4. Talladega (Ala.) (18-22, 0-2 OR) - eliminated

Monday, May 14  
Game 1 - 11 a.m. CST No. 2 William Carey (Miss.) def. No. 3 Truett-McConnell (Ga.), 5-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 2 - 1 p.m. CST No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan def. No. 4 Talladega (Ala.), 5-0
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Tuesday, May 15  
Game 3 - 11 a.m. CST No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan def. No. 2 William Carey (Miss.), 5-1
  • Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 4 - 1 p.m. CST No. 3 Truett-McConnell (Ga.) def. No. 4 Talladega (Ala.), 4-3
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 5 - 3 p.m. CST No. 3 Truett-McConnell (Ga.) def. No. 2 William Carey (Miss.), 4-2
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Wednesday, May 16  
Game 6 - 11 a.m. CST No. 3 Truett-McConnell (Ga.) def. No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan, 5-3 (10 innings)
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *
Game 7 - 2 p.m. CST No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan def. No. 3 Truett-McConnell (Ga.), 7-0
  Box Score | Live Video-Streaming *

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