FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Tournament officials have assembled dates, times and matchups for the 2019 National Invitational Softball Championship, with action at all four regions set to begin Thursday, May 16.
All regionals will be double-elimination, with the four overall winners advancing to the championship round. That will be held May 24-26 in Fort Collins.
Here’s a look at Thursday’s schedule (all times local):
At Nevada (Reno, NV)
Fresno State vs. UC Riverside, 1 p.m. PT
Nevada vs. Loyola Marymount, 4 p.m. PT
At Stephen F. Austin (Nacogdoches, TX)
Middle Tennessee vs. McNeese State, 3 p.m. CT
Stephen F. Austin vs. UT Arlington, 6 p.m. CT
At Iowa State (Ames, IA)
South Dakota vs. Purdue, 10 a.m. CT
South Dakota State vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1 p.m. CT
South Dakota/Purdue winner vs. Iowa State, 4 p.m. CT
At Liberty (Lynchburg, VA)
Appalachian State vs. Rutgers, 10 a.m. ET
George Washington vs. Marshall, 1 p.m. ET
Appalachian State/Rutgers winner vs. Liberty, 4 p.m. ET
Marshall/George Washington winner vs. Kent State, 7 p.m. ET
Follow all the action with scores, schedules, livestream details and recaps at www.womensnisc.com
About Triple Crown Sports
Based in Fort Collins, CO., Triple Crown Sports has been producing events in youth athletics and the college ranks for more than 30 years. TCS runs both the preseason and postseason WNIT basketball events and produces the men’s and women’s Cancun Challenge tournaments in November. Triple Crown also rolled out new “WNIT” concepts in D-I softball and volleyball in 2017. TCS youth fastpitch tournaments (including the 900-team Sparkler/Fireworks event) draw the nation’s finest club programs, and hundreds of college coaches attend TCS events for recruiting purposes.