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Softball will play in Mississippi in NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round

Softball TournamentOpening Round Brackets – – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) officially released the seeds and brackets for the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round. OLLU is featured in the William Carey Bracket as the No. 3 seed. The Saints (39-10-1) will play their first round in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and will be matched up against No. 2 seed Oklahoma Baptist University (43-15) today at 4 p.m. CDT, while No. 1 seed William Carey (44-10) will play Ottawa University (Kansas) (26-21) at 6:30 p.m. CDT. Tomorrow, the winner of game one will play the winner of game two at 1:30 p.m. CDT, and the loser of game one will play the loser of game two at 4 p.m. CDT. The final game of the day will be between the loser of game three and the winner of game four at 6:30 p.m. CDT. On Wednesday, the winner of game three will play the winner of the fifth game at 11 a.m. CDT. If necessary, the winner of game six will play the loser of game six. The 10 Opening Round champions will punch their ticket for the 34th annual NAIA Softball World Series in Columbus, Ga., from May 23 – 29. For more information on the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship, click hereRead full article online.

Softball wins one, and ties second game against Southwestern

MeganPerezhitMegan Perez went 4-for-6 and recorded six RBIs to help the softball team beat Southwestern University 16-4 and tie 7-7 Saturday afternoon. The second game was suspended due to darkness after nine innings. The Saints are now 8-4-1 on the season, while NCAA Division III Southwestern moves to 3-8-1. In the first game, Elizabeth Rodriguez went 4-for-4 with three runs, two RBIs and one double. Megan Perez went 3-for-4 with three runs, four RBIs, a double and a homerun. Larissa Gutierrez went 3-for-3 with one run and two RBIs. Megan Martinez, Ashley Perez and Maegan Ramirez each had a double, while Amanda Hinojosa had one homerun. Arocha pitched four innings allowing one hit, while striking out five and walking one. Hinojosa pitched one inning allowing three hits and four runs while walking three and striking out one. In the second game, Brittany Stone went 2-for-5 with one RBI. Ashley Perez went 2-for-5 with one run. Megan Perez went 1-for-2 with two RBIs, one run and a homerun. Hinojosa went 3-for-4 with one RBI and one double. Ramirez had one homerun. Arocha and Ramirez each went four innings. Ramirez allowed seven hits, four runs, while walking seven and striking out two. Arocha allowed five hits, three runs, while walking three and striking out two. The Saints will return home to host Calumet College of St. Joseph on Tuesday. Game times are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Read full article online.

Softball wins one of two against NAIA No. 15-ranked Houston-Victoria

SB2-24-1The softball team shut-out the No. 15 NAIA team University of Houston-Victoria 3-0 and then came back to lose 1-9 to finish out the nonconference doubleheader on Saturday. The Saints are 6-3 overall, while the Jaguars are now 4-4. Saints’ pitcher Katrisha Arocha kept the Jaguars to five hits while striking out seven and walking four on 26 at-bats. Amanda Hinojosa led the team in hits with two including one double and two RBIs. Ashley Perez, Megan Perez and Victoria Balderas each had one hit. In the second game, Hinojosa once again led the team in hitting with two. Balderas had the only other hit for the Saints. The team will play on Tuesday in Kerrville against Schreiner University. Read full story online.

Softball holds inaugural Winter Camp on Saturday

Members of the OLLU Softball team work with youngsters during the winter camp last Saturday.

Members of the OLLU Softball team work with youngsters during the winter camp last Saturday.

The Saints softball team held its first-ever Winter Camp on Saturday at the softball field. Fewer than 10 registered, but more than 20 walked up for the camp that took place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The youngsters received lessons on pitching, hitting and fielding from members of the team.