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Softball Season Ends at NCAA Super Regional

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Matt Kifer, sports information director
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Posted on May 14, 2010

UPDATE:

Cal U's 13th-ranked softball team ended its 2010 season with a 7-0 loss to sixth-ranked Bloomsburg at the 2010 NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regional on May 22.

The host Huskies scored three runs in the first inning and added four more runs in the sixth. Seven different Vulcans had singles

The Vulcans finish with a 37-14 overall record, while  Bloomsburg (49-6) advances to the eight-team College World Series May 27-31 in St. Joseph, Mo.

Coached by 17th-year veteran Rick Bertagnolli, Cal U softball made its 16th NCAA post-season appearance in the past 17 years this spring.

Earlier this spring the Vulcans won their 13 PSAC-West title in the past 17 seasons

PREVIOUSLY:

Cal U's 13th-ranked softball team opened play at the 2010 NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regional with a 9-0 loss at sixth-ranked Bloomsburg University on May 21.

Designated player Kayleigh Braim had Cal's lone hit.

The Vulcans fall to 37-13 overall and continue the best-of-three Super Regional series May 22 at Bloomsburg (48-6), beginning at 11 a.m.

Cal U will have to defeat the Huskies twice to join the seven other super-regional winners in the College World Series May 27-31 in St. Joseph, Mo.

A third game, if needed, will take place at 1:30 p.m. May 22. 



Coached by 17th-year veteran Rick Bertagnolli, Cal U softball is making its 16th NCAA post-season appearance in the past 17 years.

Earlier this spring the Vulcans won their 13 PSAC-West title in the past 17 seasons.

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The softball team won the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional championship May 16 with a 3-2 win over Kutztown at Lilly Field.

Left fielder Kristen McKenzie hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning, and Maria Greco pitched a complete game for her 16th win of the season.

The  Vulcans improved to 37-12 overall and advance to a best-of-three Super Regional series next weekend  (May 21-22) at Bloomsburg. The winner of that series will join the seven other super-regional winners in the College World Series May 27-31 in St. Joseph, Mo.

Coached by 17th-year veteran Rick Bertagnolli, Cal U softball is making its 16th NCAA post-season appearance in the past 17 years.

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The softball team won its second consecutive game at the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional competition May 15 with a 1-0 win over Shepherd (W.Va.) at Lilly Field.

Junior right fielder Amanda Wallace doubled in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, and Maria Greco tossed a five-hit shutout for her 15th win of the season.

The Vulcans improved to 36-12 overall and will play either Kutztown or Shepherd (W.Va.) on May 16 in the championship round at Cal U's Lilly Field. The game begins at noon.

The winner of this double-elimination tourney will advance to a best-of-three series next weekend against the winner of the Regional's other four-team tourney, which is taking place at Bloomsburg University.

Each of the eight super-regional winners will advance to the College World Series May 27-31 in St. Joseph, Mo.

Coached by veteran Rick Bertagnolli, Cal U softball is making its 16th NCAA post-season appearance in the past 17 years.

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The Vulcan softball team opened NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional competition with a 7-4 home win over Fairmont State (W.Va.).

The Vulcans improved to 35-12 overall and will play either Kutztown or Shepherd (W.Va.) on May 15 at Cal U's Lilly Field.

The double-elimination tourney concludes on May 16, and the winner will advance to a best-of-three series next weekend against the winner of the Regional's other four-team tourney, which is taking place at Bloomsburg University.

Each of the eight super-regional winners will advance to the College World Series May 27-31 in St. Joseph, Mo.

Coached by veteran Rick Bertagnolli, Cal U softball is making its 16th NCAA post-season appearance in the past 17 years.

Follow all Cal U athletic teams at www.calvulcans.com.