MSU receives bid to softball tourney

The Minot State University softball team was awarded the No. 5 seed in the NCAA Division II Central Region softball tournament on Monday.

The Beavers (40-9), who finished second in their first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tournament appearance, are scheduled to play No. 4 seed Central Oklahoma (42-11) at 3 p.m. Friday in Hays, Kan.

Eight teams qualified for the double-elimination Central Region tournament. The winners of each of the eight regionals advance to another double-elimination tournament May 23-27 in Salem, Va.

For complete pairing of the Central Region tournament, see page D2.

– Daily News Staff