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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

Feb. 22, 2008

Softball Heads Further South For Weekend Tournament

MARYVILLE, Mo.-Northwest Missouri State's softball team will not be competing at Evangel's Tournament in Springfield, Mo., this weekend. With the weather cancelling play there, the Bearcats will travel three-and-a-half hours further south to compete at Arkansas Tech University's Spring Slam Saturday and Sunday. Most of the teams scheduled to play at Evangel have made the switch to Arkansas Tech as well.

Five teams, Arkansas Tech, Northwest, Drury, Pittsburg State and William Penn, will play a round-robin tournament with the team sporting the best record at the end being named tournament champion.

The Bearcats will play every team once, but has scheduled a second game with William Penn, an NAIA program from Iowa, Sunday. The full tournament schedule is listed below:

ATU (Arkansas Tech); NW (Northwest), DU (Drury), PSU (Pittsburg State), WPU (William Penn)

Saturday Feb. 23

Tech Field High School Field
9 a.m. NW vs. WPU 10 a.m. PSU vs. DU
11 a.m. NW at ATU
1 p.m. PSU at ATU Noon DU vs. WPU
3 p.m. WPU vs. PSU 3 p.m. DU vs. NW

Sunday, Feb. 24

Tech Field High School Field
9 a.m. NW vs. WPU 10 a.m. DU vs. PSU
11 a.m. WPU at ATU Noon NW vs. PSU
1 p.m. DU at ATU

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468