FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 7, 2007

 

NCAA Selects Providence as Softball Tournament Super Regional Site
Anchorwomen Garner Top Seed

 

           Providence, RI—The NCAA has selected Providence, Rhode Island, with Rhode Island College as the host, for this weekend’s NCAA Div. III Softball Tournament Super Regional, which begins on Thursday, May 10 and goes through Monday, May 14.

 

The Anchorwomen are the top seed in the eight-team field coming off their third consecutive Little East Conference Regular Season Championship and second straight Little East Conference Tournament title. Head Coach Maria Morin’s team has won a school-record 37 games (37-5) and are making their second NCAA Tournament appearance.

 

The rest of the field includes: 2. Tufts, 3. Wellesley, 4. Keene State, 5. Endicott, 6. Misericordia, 7. Emerson, 8. Framingham State.

 

The regional will begin with four games on Thursday, May 10 (10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.) and will follow the same schedule on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. There will be two games on Sunday, May 13 (noon, 2 p.m.) and, if necessary, one game on Monday, May 14 (10 a.m.).

 

Ticket Prices are as follows: $5 for adults and $2 for students/senior citizens per day.

 

Rhode Island College will host eight-seeded Framingham State on Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m.

 

There will be an updated NCAA schedule page on Rhode Island College’s athletic website: www.ric.edu/athletics, which will be updated throughout the tournament.

 

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