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The 2016 NCAA Division II Softball National Championships kicks of on Tuesday, May 17 as part of the NCAA Championships Spring Festival hosted by Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Denver Sports Commission. Eight softball programs decend on Denver, Colo. and face off at Metro State's Regency Athletic Complex looking for a national title. No. 1 West Texas A&M, the 2014 national champion, and Grand Valley State open the tournament at 2:00 ET / 12:00 p.m. MT with the championship series taking place on May 20-21.

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NCAA Division II Softball Championship Tournament Central
University of North Alabama 2016 National Champions

May 17-21 | Denver, Colo. | NCAA Division II Championships Festival

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Metropolitan State University of DenverMetropolitan State University of Denver | Regency Athletic Complex Softball Field |Denver, Colo.Denver, Colo.

 

Participating Teams

Adelphi UniversityAdelphi University (34-20) | Northeast-10Northeast-10 | Garden City, N.Y. | Appearances ('15)

Armstrong State UniversityArmstrong State University (40-13) | Peach BeltPeach Belt | Savannah, Ga. | Appearances ('13, '14)

University of CharlestonUniversity of Charleston (50-10) | Mountain EastMountain East | Charleston, W.Va. | First Appearance

Grand Valley State UniversityGrand Valley State University (43-11) | GLIACGLIAC | Allendale, Mich. | Appearances ('02, '13)

Humboldt State UniversityHumboldt State University (50-5-1) | CCAACCAA | Arcata, Calif. | Appearances ('94, '95, '99*, '01, '08*, '13)

University of North AlabamaUniversity of North Alabama (55-6) | Gulf South ConferenceGulf South Conference | Florence, Ala. | First Appearance

Southern Arkansas UniversitySouthern Arkansas University (51-9) | Great American ConferenceGreat American Conference | Magnolia, Ark. | First Appearance

West Texas A&MWest Texas A&M (58-3) | Lone Star ConferenceLone Star Conference | Canyon, Texas | Appearances ('14*)

*National Champions


 May 17 (All Times Eastern) | Day 1 Recap

 Game   Time    Teams  Result 
 1  2:00   Grand Valley State vs. West Texas A&M  WT, 4-0WT, 4-0
 2  4:30   Armstrong State vs. Humboldt State  HSU, 3-2HSU, 3-2
 3  7:00   North Alabama vs. Southern Arkansas  UNA, 9-0 (5)UNA, 9-0 (5)
 4  9:30   Charleston vs. Adelphi   Adelphi, 10-4Adelphi, 10-4

May 18 (All Times Eastern) | Day 2 Recap

 Game  Time   Teams  Result
 5  2:00   West Texas A&M vs. Humboldt State  HSU, 8-5HSU, 8-5
 6  4:30   North Alabama vs. Adelphi  UNA, 5-1UNA, 5-1
 7  7:00   GVSU vs. Armstrong State  Armstrong, 7-4Armstrong, 7-4
 8  9:30   Southern Arkansas vs. Charleston  SAU, 7-0SAU, 7-0

GVSU & Charleston eliminated

May 19 (All Times Eastern) | Day 3 Recap

 Game   Time    Teams  Result 
 9  2:00   Adelphi vs. Armstrong State  Armstrong, 1-0 Armstrong, 1-0
 10  4:30   West Texas A&M vs. Southern Arkansas  SAU, 7-4
 11  7:00   Humboldt State vs. Armstrong State  Armstrong, 3-2Armstrong, 3-2
 12  9:30   North Alabama vs. Southern Arkansas  UNA, 10-2 (5)UNA, 10-2 (5)

Adelphi, West Texas A&M, Southern Arkansas eliminated

 

*If necessary games if Humboldt State or North Alabama are defeated on May 19

Day 4 Recap

 Time   Game  Result
 May 20 | 4:30   Armstrong State vs. Humboldt State*  HSU, 6-2HSU, 6-2

 Armstrong State eliminated

May 20-21 Championship Series (All Times Eastern)

 Time   Game  Result
 May 20 | 7:00   North Alabama vs. Humboldt State  HSU, 5-0HSU, 5-0
 May 21 | 2:00   North Alabama vs. Humboldt State  UNA, 10-1UNA, 10-1
 May 21 | 4:30   North Alabama vs. Humboldt State  UNA, 4-1

  

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