Regional sites named for DIII
Postseason action begins May 10 with eyes toward Salem, Va.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division III Softball Committee has announced the eight regional sites for the 2012 Division III Softball Championship. Teams will be selected for the championship and assigned to regional sites Sunday, May 6. The bracket will be released during the selection show Monday, May 7, which will be streamed live on NCAA.com.
The selected regional hosts and sites are:
|Alma||Alma, Mich.||Eastern Connecticut State||Willimantic, Conn.|
|Amherst||Amherst, Mass.||Illinois Wesleyan||Bloomington, Ill.|
|Central (Iowa)||Pella, Iowa||Kean||Union, N.J.|
|Christopher Newport||Newport News, Va.||Texas-Tyler||Tyler, Texas|
Six regional sites will have eight teams competing to advance while seven teams will compete at one regional site and six teams will compete at another regional site. The eight-team regionals will be held May 10-14, and the six- and seven-team regionals will be held May 11-14. All regional sites will use a double-elimination format.
The finals, hosted by the City of Salem and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, will be held May 18-22 at the Moyer Complex in Salem, Va.