MO State HS Sports

Softball Travels to Henderson, Tenn. for NAIA Opening Round


Henderson, Tenn. – (Tournament Page) The Columbia College softball team has been selected as the No. 3-seed in the Henderson, Tenn. Bracket, hosted by former conference-foe Freed-Hardeman University.

The Cougars first round match up in the double-elimination opening round will be against No. 2-seed Madonna (Mich.) University. The Crusaders are currently 31-7 on the season.

The other first round game features the host Lady Lions (48-3) taking on the fourth-seeded Falcons (30-19) from Friends University.

All games will be live streamed, free of charge, on the Freed-Hardeman Sports Network.

Columbia will face the Crusaders on Monday, May 16 at 2:00 PM.

Monday, May 16

  • Game 1: (2) Madonna vs. (3) Columbia – 2:00 PM
  • Game 2: (1) Freed-Hardeman vs. (4) Friends – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, May 17

  • Game 3: Winner of G1 vs. Winner of G2 – 11:00 AM
  • Game 4: Loser of G1 vs. Loser of G2 (Elimination Game) – 2:00 PM
  • Game 5: Loser of G2 vs. Winner of G4 (Elimination Game) – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, May 18

  • Game 6: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G5 – 2:00 PM
  • Game 7: Loser of G6 vs. Winner of G6 (If Necessary) – 5:00 PM


This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics