SOFTBALL BEGINS FALL SCHEDULE IN THE NIC TOURNAMENT
Sept. 21, 1999 SOFTBALL BEGINS FALL SCHEDULE IN THE NIC TOURNAMENT
Game Data: The Indiana University softball team will begin their fall schedule at the 12th annual National Invitational Championship hosted by Western Illinois University. The Tournament will be held at the Green Valley Softball Complex in Moline, IL. Tournament play begins on Friday, September 24 and will continue through Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26. The Hoosiers will play Illinois State at 11:00 a.m. Friday and will play a second game at 1:00 p.m. versus Iowa State. Saturday's and Sunday's game times will depend on each teams' performance during Friday's games.
The Coaches: Diane Stephenson begins her 13th season as the Indiana head coach, with winning records in seven of her 12 seasons. Stephenson has accumulated a 358-303-3 career record, including a 150-149 (.502) record in Big Ten play. Her team made the NCAA Mideast Regional in 1994 and finished with a record of 49-16.
Ticket Information: Tickets are available from the Western Illinois Ticket Office, please call (309) 298-1190.
Directions to Green Valley Sports Complex:
Weekend Updates: Scores and updates can be found on Western Illinois' web site at www.wiu.edu/users/miath.
Pool Play Schedule:
POOL A POOL B POOL C
POOL D POOL E POOL F
11:00 S. Illinois vs. E. Illinois
11:00 N. Illinois vs. Valparaiso
11:00 Illinois State vs. Indiana
11:00 Wisconsin vs. E. Michigan
1:00 Indiana vs. Iowa State
1:00 Drake vs. Notre Dame
1:00 E. Illinois vs. Iowa
1:00 Texas Tech vs. Valparaiso
3:00 Evansville vs. W. Illinois
3:00 Illinois State vs. Iowa State
3:00 Wisconsin vs. SE Missouri State
3:00 Drake vs. N. Illinois
5:00 Iowa vs. S. Illinois
5:00 SE Missouri State vs. E. Michigan
5:00 Northwestern vs. W. Illinois
5:00 N. Iowa vs. Texas Tech
7:00 Evansville vs. Northwestern
7:00 Notre Dame vs. N. Illinois
1999 State Farm Tournament Brackets:
GOLD BRACKET (contains the six first-place teams from pool play)
SILVER BRACKET (contains the six second-place teams from pool
BRONZE BRACKET (contains the six third-place teams from pool play)
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