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Posted on May 4, 2015


UPDATE: May 24, 2015

Cal U’s softball team lost 10-6 to Dixie State (Utah) University in the national semifinals of the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament on May 24 in Oklahoma.  
 
The  PSAC and Atlantic Region champion Vulcans finish the season with a 43-13 overall record.


UPDATE: May 23, 2015

Cal U’s softball team won twice on May 23 with victories over Central Missouri State (7-6, 8 inn) and Indianapolis, 2-1, at the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament at Oklahoma City, Okla.  
 
The Vulcans are now 43-12 overall and will play Dixie State (Utah) University at 7:15 p.m. on May 24 (weather permitting). Cal U will need to defeat Dixie State twice to advance to Monday's national championship game.

Cal U is now 10-0 in elimination games this post-season.

View the softball game live on WJPA (AM 1450) or online through www.calvulcans.com. 


UPDATE: May 23, 2015

The softball team overcame a 6-0 fifth-inning deficit and defeated Central Missouri State, 7-6, at the NCAA D-II National Championship Tournament. The Vulcans now play Indianapolis in another elimination game.

A victory against Indianapolis will advance Cal U to the semifinal rounds on May 24.

The Vulcans are now 42-12 overall.


UPDATE: May 21, 2015 

Cal U’s PSAC and Atlantic Region champion softball team opened play at the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament with a 1-0 loss to Dixie State (Utah) University at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla.

The Vulcans are now 41-12 overall and will next play at 3:30 p.m. on May 23 in an elimination game against Adelphi (NY) or Central Missouri State. 


UPDATE: May 16, 2015

Playing at home at Lilley Field, Cal U’s PSAC champion softball team won NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regional with a 6-2 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan in eight innings.
 
The Vulcans are now 41-11 overall. They advance to the NCAA Division II National Championships May 21-25 at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

For more about all Vulcan sports, visit www.calvulcans.com.

See photos from the Super Regional victory in the slideshow below. 


UPDATE: May 15, 2015

 
Cal U’s PSAC champion softball team opened play at the NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regional with a 3-2 win over West Virginia Wesleyan at Lilley Field.
 
The Vulcans are now 40-11 overall and will host the Bobcats at 2:30 p.m. on May 16. If needed a third game in the best-of-three series will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
 
With one more win Cal U will advance to the NCAA Division II National Championships at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla., May 21-25.


UPDATE: May 10, 2015

Cal U’s PSAC champion softball team won the NCAA Atlantic Regional 1 Tournament on May 10 with 1-0 and 3-2 victories over Charleston at Lilley Field.

Junior pitcher Alex Sagl won both games as the Vulcans improve to 39-11 overall.

Cal U will host West Virginia Wesleyan in an NCAA Super Regional on May 15-16.


UPDATE: May 9, 2015

Cal U’s PSAC champion softball team advanced to the championship round of the NCAA Atlantic Regional 1 Tournament after going 1-1 on May 9 at Lilley Field. 
 
Following a 5-2 loss to Charleston (WV), the Vulcans defeated Gannon 13-4 (5 innings) on May 9 in an elimination game. 

Cal U is 37-11 overall and will need to defeat Charleston twice on May 10 beginning at 1 p.m. in order to advance to next weekend's Super Regional.


UPDATE: May 8, 2015

Cal U's PSAC champion softball team opened play at the NCAA Atlantic Regional 1 Tournament with an 11-0 win in five innings over St. Augustine’s (NC) at Lilley Field.
 
The Vulcans had 12 hits while junior pitcher Alex Sagl won her 22nd game with eight strikeouts.
 
Cal U improves to 36-10 overall and next plays Gannon or Charleston on May 9 at 10:30 a.m.


Original story:

The softball team earned the Atlantic Region’s top seed and will host a four-team regional component of the NCAA Division II Tournament May 8-10 at Lilley Field, on Cal U’s upper campus. 

The PSAC champion Vulcans (35-10) will face eighth-seeded St. Augustine’s (N.C.) University (20-12), champions of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, at 1 p.m. May 8.

In the other first-round game at Lilley Field, fourth-seeded Charleston (WVa.) will face fifth-seeded Gannon (Pa.) University at 3:30 p.m. May 8. 

West Virginia Wesleyan, the second seed, will host the other Atlantic Regional contest, playing Seton Hill while West Chester and Concord (W. Va.) face off in first-round competition.

Winners of the double-elimination tournaments this weekend will advance to the NCAA Super Regionals. They will play a best-of-three series from May 15-16 at the site of the highest remaining seed.

The eight Super Regional champions will compete in the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament May 21-25 at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla. 

The Vulcans are making their eighth consecutive NCAA post-season appearance. The team has qualified for NCAA post-season play in 24 of the past 26 years.