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KCC softball gets No. 5 seed for nationals

CLINTON, Miss. - The Kirkwood softball has drawn the No. 5 seed for  the NJCAA Division II national tournament and will face No. 12 seed  Kankakee in the opening round Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Traceway Park.

The DMACC Bears drew the No. 1 in the 16-team field with their perfect  44-0 record, which includes four wins over Kirkwood.

Kirkwood and DMACC would meet in the winners bracket semifinals on  Friday if both teams win their first two games.

Kirkwood is making its fourth straight trip to the national tournament  and sixth trip in 11 years under head coach Joe Yegge.

 

The tournament is scheduled to conclude on Saturday.

OPENING ROUND
Wednesday

1:30 - No. 1 DMACC (44-0) vs No. 16 Mott (33-15)
1:30 - No. 8 Lansing (40-9) vs No. 9 Lincoln Land (33-19)
1:30 - No. 5 Kirkwood (48-11) vs No. 12 Kankakee (27-22)
1:30 - No. 4 Phoenix (49-8) vs No. 13 Pitt (32-11)

3:30 - No. 3 LSU-Eunice (46-18) vs No. 14 Mercer County (37-6)
3:30 - No. 6 Cowley (39-14) vs No. 11 Madison (49-8)
3:30 - No. 7 Illinois Central (35-9) vs No. 10 Johnson County (29-14)
3:30 - No. 2 Jones County (49-3) vs No. 15 Potomac State (23-9)

Last Updated ( Monday, 14 May 2018 17:40 )  

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