Panthers To Face Hope In Opening Round of NCAA Division III Tournament

Panthers To Face Hope In Opening Round of NCAA Division III Tournament

The Greenville University softball team has been placed in the NCAA regional hosted by Hope in Holland, Mich.  The Panthers qualified for their third straight NCAA national tournament by winning the championship of the SLIAC tournament on Saturday.

Greenville (21-15) will play Hope on Thursday.  It is a double-elimination regional.

The winner of the Hope Regional will face the winner of the St. Mary's (Ind.) Regional.

The Panthers have faced a number of opponents in the NCAA field, including Calvin, Transylvania, St. Mary's, and Luther.  Calvin was assigned to the same regional as the Panthers.

The schedule is as follows -

Thursday
Game 1 — Calvin vs. Franklin, noon. Video | Live Stats
Game 2 — Greenville vs. Hope, 2:30 p.m. Video | Live Stats

Friday
Game 3 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 11 a.m. Video | Live Stats
Game 4 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 1:30 p.m. Video | Live Stats
Game 5 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 3 loser, 4 p.m. Video | Live Stats

Saturday
Game 6 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 5 winner, noon. Video | Live Stats
Game 7 — If necessary, 2:30 p.m. Video | Live Stats

NCAA Division III Tournament Bracket

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