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Trojans open DAC Softball Postseason Tournament Friday morning
May 5, 2011
The Dakota State University softball team heads to North Dakota for the first time this season. The Trojans open their final Dakota Athletic Conference (DAC) Tournament in Minot, N.D. at South Hill Complex on Friday.
The seventh-seed Dakota State (14-23, 2-16 DAC record) faces second-seed and host team Minot State (26-8, 13-2) in the opening round at 10 a.m. The result of the Dakota State-Minot State will face either Valley City State or Black Hills State at 3 p.m.
The DAC Postseason Tournament Champion will receive an automatic bid to the NAIA Softball National Tournament in Gulf Shores, Ala. on May 19-25.
2011 DAC Softball Tournament Schedule
Minot, N.D.-South Hill Complex
May 6-8, 2011 (Central Time Zone)
Friday, May 6
Game 1: #4 seed Jamestown vs. #5 seed Mayville State - 10 a.m.
Game 2: #2 seed Minot State vs. #7 seed Dakota State - 10 a.m.
Game 3: #3 seed Valley City State vs. #6 seed Black Hills State - 12:30 p.m.
Game 4 (Quarterfinals): #1 seed Dickinson State vs. Game 1 winner - 12:30 p.m.
Game 5 (Loser's Out): Game 2 loser vs. Game 3 loser - 3 p.m.
Game 6 (Quarterfinals): Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner - 3 p.m.
Game 7 (Loser's Out): Game 1 loser vs. Game 5 winner - 5:30 p.m.
Game 8 (Loser's Out): Game 4 loser vs. Game 6 loser - 5:30 p.m.
May 7, 2011
Game 9 (Loser's Out): Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner - 10 a.m.
Game 10 (Semifinals): Game 4 winner vs. Game 6 winner - 12:30 p.m.
Game 11 (Loser's Out): Game 10 loser vs. Game 9 winner - 3 p.m.
Game 12 (Championship Game): Game 10 winner vs. Game 11 winner - 5 p.m.
May 8, 2011
Game 13 (Championship Game - if necessary if Game 10 winner suffers first loss in Game 12): Game 12 winner vs. Game 12 loser - 1 p.m.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director