Softball Team Receives NCAA Tournament Berth

Posted on May 4th, 2009 by

The Gustavus Adolphus College 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 No. 7 seed in the Indianola Regional, will face No. 2 seed Central College of Pella, Iowa 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 University of St. Thomas (Minn.) (39-4) against No. 8 Webster University (Mo.) (23-16), No. 5 University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse against No. 4 Wartburg College (36-6), and No. 3 Washington University (Mo.) (24-11) against No. 6 Luther College (33-9). The Central-Gustavus winner will meet the Washington-Luther winner in the second round.

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


Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin


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