ANGOLA, Ind.-- For the first time in its history, Trine University will host an NCAA Division III Softball Super Regional. More information can be found below.
The Thunder and St. Thomas (Minn.) will meet for game one Friday, May 20 at 4 p.m. at Trine University's SportONE/Parkview Softball Field. The two teams will return to the field Saturday, with first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m. The Super Regional follows a best-of-three format, with the if-necessary game following the first game on Saturday.
St. Thomas is located in Saint Paul and competes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Tommies own a 41-6 record and won all three of their games in the Lake Forest Regional, defeating Wisconsin-Whitewater and earning two wins over Lake Forest. St. Thomas has won two National Championships in school history.
The Thunder punched its ticket to the Super Regional round by sweeping three opponents in the Angola Regional. Trine capped off its second Regional Championship with a dominating 15-3 victory over University of Chicago. The Thunder own a 33-12 overall record. Trine is 2-0 all time in Super Regional competition, having swept Emory to advance to the National Championships in 2014.
The winner of the Angola Super Regional advances to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship in Salem, Va., where they would meet the winner of the Super Regional between Emory and Benedictine (Ill.).
For more information on the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, please visit www.NCAA.com.
Click Here for the online championship program, courtesy of the NCAA. Note that programs are available in digial form only.
Any media wishing to attend the 2016 NCAA® Division III Softball Angola, Indiana Regional should contact Matt Vader, Sports Information Director so accommodations can be made. All credential requests should be made no later than Thursday, May 19 at noon.
||St. Thomas 9, Trine 5
||St. Thomas 2, Trine 1
(H) denotes home team in upcoming matchups.
Please note that all game times are subject to change due to weather or the length of preceding games. All schedule changes will be posted to this page, trinethunder.com, Twitter, and Facebook. Fans are encouraged to monitor these outlets for the latest changes to the game schedule.
Adult Single-Session: $6
Senior Single-Session: $3
Student Single-Session (w/valid ID): $3
Under two: Free
Trine is an alcohol and tobacco-free campus. No alcohol or tobacco is permitted on the premises, including parking areas.
No coolers will be allowed within the site of competition. Coolers are permissible in parking areas only.
Note that the Hershey Hall lot will be closed to tournament parking. The Hershey Hall lot will be used for team transportation, umpire, staff and media only.
Fans can park in the lot at the East end of Fred Zollner Athletc Stadium. The parking lot is outlined in yellow on the map below.
Signage will be posted around campus to direct game traffic.
Trine University, One University Avenue, Angola, Indiana 46703
Trine is located in Angola, Indiana, approximately seven miles south of the intersection of I-69 and I-80/90 (Indiana Toll Road).
From US-20/Maumee Street, head south on Summit Drive (follow signs to Trine University Athletic Fields). Turn left onto Park Street. Parking for the softball tournament will marked on the right side of the road at the drive on the east end of Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium.
Please note: Angola observes daylight savings time (EDT). This means that Angola's time is always the same as Michigan and Ohio.
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