Brenau University´s Golden Tigers softball team advanced to the next stage of the NAIA Softball National Championship with a 2-0, eight-inning win over top-ranked Concordia University on Saturday, May 19, in Gulf Shores, Ala. The No. 16 Tigers now face conference rival Auburn University-Montgomery, ranked 18th in the regular season-ending coaches´ poll, at 11 a.m. Monday, the first day of double-elimination bracket play.
Concordia, located in Irvine, Calif., had a 54-3 record since the 2010 season, but Golden Tigers pitcher Anna Maness (21-9) held the Eagles scoreless, scattering five hits in eight innings of work – he second consecutive shutout in the tournament. She struck out six and walked only one.
Check http://www.brenau.edu/home/?p=11000 for tournament details.
Sunday, May 20, 2012