The Emporia State softball team is the number 3 seed in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament.
The Lady Hornets will travel to Mankato, Minnesota where number 2 seed Minnesota State is the host. They will play Central Oklahoma Friday at 1:30pm. The other first round game has Minnesota State - Mankato playing Southeastern Oklahoma State. The winner of the regional advances to a super regional where they will play the winner of the regional hosted by Winona State. Winnoa State is the number 1 seed and will play Southern Arkansas. The other game has Missouri Western playing Augustana. The super regional winner advances to the National Championship tournament to be held in Salem, Virginia beginning May 22nd.