Blue Hawk Softball to Play Oregon Tech in NAIA Opening Round- Simpson Bracket

Blue Hawk Softball to Play Oregon Tech in NAIA Opening Round- Simpson Bracket

REDDING, CA- The Dickinson State University Softball team will open their 2016 NAIA Softball Tournament against Oregon Tech on Monday, May 16th at 4:00 PM (MDT) on the campus of Simpson University.

Tournament Information

Dickinson State is currently ranked #16 in the NAIA and received a #2 seed in the Simpson Bracket. DSU is currently 45-10 this season and earned an Automatic bid to the National Tournament by winning the North Star Athletic Association Softball Tournament. The Blue Hawks defeated Valley City State University 2-1 in game three to secure the tournament championship and a bid to the National Tournament.

The Blue Hawks will open up with #3 seed Oregon Tech at 4:00 PM (MDT) on Monday, May 16th.

The Oregon Tech Hustlin' Owls are currently 27-20 overall and received the Cascade Conference At-Large #7 bid into the National Tournament. The Owls finished ties for first place in the Cascade Conference with a record of 20-8. 

The two other teams in the Simpson Bracket are #1 seed Simpson Red Hawks and #4 seed Eastern Oregon mountaineers. Simpson and Eastern Oregon will play the opening game on Monday at 1:00 PM (MDT).

Simpson University is currently ranked #7 in the NAIA and has an overall record of 40-4. The Red Hawks earned their bid to the National Tournament by winning the Cal Pac Conference.

Eastern Oregon is currently unranked in the NAIA and has an overall record of 29-21. The Mountaineers won the Cascade Conference Tournament Championship, locking down an automatic bid into the National Tournament.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE (all games on the SU campus at Simpson Softball Field)
Monday, May 16
GAME 1 > 12:00 p.m. -- #1 Simpson (40-4) vs. #4 Eastern Oregon (29-21) 

    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap
    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap


GAME 2 > 3:00 p.m. -- #2 Dickinson State (45-10) vs. #3 Oregon Tech (27-20)

Tuesday, May 17
GAME 3 > 10:30 a.m. -- Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 

    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap
    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap
    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap


GAME 4 > 1:00 p.m. -- Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 (Elimination Game)
GAME 5 > 3:30 p.m. -- Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 3 (Elimination Game)

Wednesday, May 18
GAME 6 [Championship Game 1] > 12:00 p.m. -- Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 5 

    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap
    Live Stats Live Video Box Score Recap


GAME 7 [Championship Game 2] > 3:00 p.m. *if necessary (Elimination Game)


  • All Live Video broadcasts are individual games at a cost of $10 per game or $29.99 for a full tournament package
    • NOTE: Simpson all-season passes for video are not eligible for NAIA Championship events and will need to purchase an option for this tournament
  • All Oregon Tech games can be heard live by following this audio LINK