Final Site Brackets: Printable Interactive

Regional Brackets: Angola | Babson Park | Ithaca | Montclair | Pella | Salem | Tyler | Whitewater

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division III Softball Committee has announced the 62 teams that will compete in the Division III Softball Championship.

Six teams will compete at one regional site and eight teams will compete at seven regional sites. The eight regional sites will use a double-elimination format.

The six-team regional round will be held May 10-13, and the eight-team regional rounds will be held May 9-13. The finals, hosted by the Wisconsin-Eau Claire, will be held May 17-21 at the Carson Park in Eau Claire, Wis.

Forty-one conferences received automatic qualification (Pool A). Two institutions were selected from Pool B, which includes independent institutions and institutions from conferences that do not meet the automatic qualification criteria. The 19 remaining teams were selected on an at-large basis from automatic qualifying conferences and the remaining institutions in Pool B.

AUTOMATIC QUALIFIERS (41)
CONFERENCE SCHOOL
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Penn State-Altoona
American Southwest Conference East Texas Baptist
Capital Athletic Conference Salisbury
Centennial Conference Washington (Md.)
City University of New York Athletic Conference Staten Island
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Augustana (Ill.)
Colonial States Athletic Conference Neumann
Commonwealth Coast Conference Roger Williams
Commonwealth Conference Lebanon Valley
Empire 8 St. John Fisher
Freedom Conference DeSales
Great Northeast Athletic Conference St. Joseph's (Maine)
Great South Athletic Conference Finlandia
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Anderson (Ind.)
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Luther
Landmark Conference Susquehanna
Little East Conference Western Connecticut State
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Bridgewater State
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Trine
Midwest Conference Cornell (Iowa)
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference St. Thomas (Minn.)
New England Collegiate Conference Lesley
New England Small College Athletic Conference Tufts
New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Springfield
New Jersey Athletic Conference Montclair State
North Atlantic Conference Husson
North Coast Athletic Conference Allegheny
North Eastern Athletic Conference Penn State-Berks
Northern Athletics Conference Benedictine (Ill.)
Northwest Conference Linfield
Ohio Athletic Conference Mount Union
Old Dominion Athletic Conference Virginia Wesleyan
Presidents' Athletic Conference Thomas More
Skyline Conference Farmingdale State
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Southwestern (Texas)
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Fontbonne
State University of New York Athletic Conference SUNY-Cortland
Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Bethany Lutheran
USA South Athletic Conference Christopher Newport
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Wisconsin-Whitewater
POOL B (2)
Emory  
Washington (Mo.)  
POOL C (19)
Aurora  
Babson  
Capital  
Carthage  
Central (Iowa)  
Coe  
Illinois Wesleyan  
John Carroll  
Kean  
Lynchburg  
The College of New Jersey  
North Central  
Piedmont  
Redlands  
Roanoke  
Rowan  
Texas-Tyler  
Utica  
Wisconsin-Eau Claire  
REGIONAL SITES
SITE HOST
Angola, Ind. Trine
Babson Park, Mass. Babson
Ithaca, N.Y. Ithaca
Montclair, N.J. Montclair State
Pella, Iowa Central (Iowa)
Salem, Va. Roanoke
Tyler, Texas Texas-Tyler
Whitewater, Wis. Wisconsin-Whitewater

In 2012, Pacific Lutheran defeated defending national champion and fellow Northwest Conference member Linfield 3-0 to win its first NCAA softball championship.  Pacific Lutheran finished the season 45-11.  

DIVISION III TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES
School *Appearances Last Record Championships
Allegheny 16 2007 45-34 --
Anderson (Ind.) 6 2012 9-10 --
Augustana (Ill.) 6 2010 3-10 --
Aurora 15 2010 19-28 --
Babson 3 2006 3-4 --
Benedictine (Ill.) 12 2012 17-23 --
Bethany Lutheran First -- -- --
Bridgewater State 21 2009 26-40 --
Capital 4 2002 5-6 --
Carthage 4 2012 4-6 --
Central (Iowa) 25 2012 84-47 4 (1988, 1991, 1993, 2003)
Christopher Newport 11 2012 20-20 --
Claremont-M-S 5 2012 4-8 --
Coe 13 2012 38-26 --
Cornell (Iowa) First -- -- --
Cortland State 19 2012 40-38 --
DeSales 2 2008 1-2 --
East Texas Baptist 7 2011 14-10 1 (2010)
Emory 11 2012 28-21 --
Farmingdale State 4 2012 2-6 --
Finlandia First -- -- --
Fontbonne 7 2012 2-12 --
Husson 5 2012 0-8 --
Illinois Wesleyan 12 2012 22-22 --
John Carroll 2 2012 1-2 --
Kean 8 2011 10-14 --
Lebanon Valley 3 2010 3-4 --
Lesley 4 2012 0-6 --
Linfield 10 2012 52-18 2 (2007, 2011)
Luther 14 2012 31-29 --
Lynchburg 4 2009 7-7 --
Montclair State 21 2012 49-40 --
Mount Union 6 2008 6-10 --
Neumann 5 2010 4-8 --
TCNJ 22 2012 98-33 6 (1983, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996)
North Central (Ill.) 11 2011 13-22 --
Penn State-Altoona First -- -- --
Penn State-Berks First -- -- --
Piedmont 4 2011 5-6 --
Redlands 9 2012 9-16 --
Roanoke 9 2012 22-17 --
Roger Williams 3 2002 0-4 --
Rowan 21 2012 40-40 --
St. John Fisher 6 2012 9-10 --
St. Joseph's (Maine) 3 2012 2-4 --
St. Thomas (Minn.) 21 2012 52-37 2 (2004-05)
Salisbury 18 2012 55-38 --
Southwestern (Texas) 2 2010 2-2 --
Springfield 7 2009 5-12 --
Staten Island 6 2011 2-10 --
Susquehanna 2 2010 2-2 --
Texas-Tyler 6 2012 18-10 --
Thomas More 5 2010 2-8 --
Trine 6 2012 8-10 --
Tufts 13 2012 29-24 --
Utica First -- -- --
Virginia Wesleyan 4 2011 0-6 --
Washington (Md.) First -- -- --
Washington (Mo.) 11 2011 22-20 --
Western Connecticut State 11 2011 16-20 --
Wisconsin-Eau Claire 11 2012 33-18 1 (2008)
Wisconsin-Whitewater 16 2011 39-35 --
*Includes 2013 season.