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Softball - Fri, May. 6, 2011
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HENDERSON, Tenn. - The 2011 TranSouth Conference Softball Championships begin on Wednesday, May 4, and will continue through Friday, May 6. The three-day event will take place at Morgan Stadium at Associates Field on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn.

Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) University, the defending tournament champion and 2011 regular season champion, went unbeaten in the tournament to take the championship banner.  The Trojans defeated second-seeded Union (Tenn.) University in the finals, 5-1.

The tournament featured plenty of closely contested ballgames with six of the 16 games ending on walk-off hits and five games going into extra innings.


HELPFUL LINKS

Henderson Weather | Driving Directions | Campus Map
Bracket Live Stats  |  Live Audio (all games)  | Tournament Program
TranSouth Standings  |  National Tournament Information  |  NAIA Rankings

TranSouth History  |  Past TranSouth Tournaments  2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000 - 1999 - 1998 - 1997     


2011 POST SEASON AWARDS

Player of the Year: Amber Hayes, Union University
Pitcher of the Year: Lauren Baker, Trevecca Nazarene University
Newcomer of the Year: Tobie Joy, Union University
Freshman of the Year: Haylee Rogers, Trevecca Nazarene University
Coach of the Year: Ben Tyree, Trevecca Nazarene University
Regular Season Champion:  Trevecca Nazarene University (photo)
Tournament Champion: Trevecca Nazarene University (photo)
All-Conference Teams (First Team Photo | Second Team Photo | Superlatives Photo)
Scholar Athletes
TranSouth Softball Awards Page

SCHEDULE/RESULTS

Wednesday, May 4
  GAME 1 - 9:00 a.m. - #8 Mid-Continent 3, #9 Blue Mountain 1 (box)
  GAME 2 - 11:00 a.m. - #6 Lyon College 2, #3 Freed-Hardeman 1 (9 innings) (box)
  GAME 3 - 1:00 p.m. - #2 Union University 8, #7 Bethel University 4 (box)
  GAME 4 - 3:00 p.m. - #1 Trevecca Nazarene 2, #8 Mid-Continent 1 (11 innings) (box) * hits allowed for TNU's Lauren Baker in box score are incorrect
  Awards Ceremony
  GAME 5 - 5:30 p.m. - #4 Cumberland 11, #5 Martin Methodist 10 (box)
  GAME 6 - 7:30 p.m. - #3 Freed-Hardeman University 7, Blue Mountain 6 (box)
  Blue Mountain eliminated

Thursday, May 5
  GAME 7 - 9:00 a.m. - #5 Martin Methodist 10, #8 Mid-Continent 1 (5 innings) (box)
  Mid-Continent eliminated
  GAME 8 - 11:00 a.m. - #7 Bethel University 2, #3 Freed-Hardeman 1 (box)
  Freed-Hardeman eliminated
  GAME 9 - 1:00 p.m. - #2 Union University 4. #6 Lyon College 3 (8 innings) (box)
  GAME 10 - 3:00 p.m. - #1 Trevecca Nazarene 3, #4 Cumberland 0 (box)
  GAME 11 - 5:00 p.m. - #5 Martin Methodist 2, #6 Lyon College 1 (box)
  Lyon eliminated
  GAME 12 - 7:00 p.m. - #4 Cumberland 4, #7 Bethel 3 (box)
  Bethel eliminated
 
Friday, May 6
  GAME 13 - 9:00 a.m. - #1 Trevecca Nazarene 4, #2 Union 1 (box
  GAME 14 - 11:00 a.m. - #5 Martin Methodist 8, #4 Cumberland 6 (10 innings)(box)
  Cumberland eliminated
  GAME 15 - 1:00 p.m. - #2 Union 6, #5 Martin Methodist 5 (box)
  Martin Methodist eliminated
  GAME 16 - 4:00 p.m. - #1 Trevecca Nazarene 5, #2 Union 1 (box)
  Union eliminated

CONTACT/MEDIA INFO

Media Contact: John Armstrong - email: jarmstrong@fhu.edu - (phone) 731-989-6356
Freed-Hardeman Switchboard: 731-989-6000
Freed-Hardeman Athletics Office: 731-989-6910
Twitter Feed: @TranSouth
Facebook Page: TranSouth Athletic Conference


TOURNAMENT SEEDS/FINAL CONFERENCE STANDINGS

#1 Trevecca Nazarene (29-1)
#2 Union University (24-6)
#3 Freed-Hardeman (17-13)
#4 Cumberland (17-15)
#5 Martin Methodist (15-17)
#6 Lyon College (13-17)
* Lyon earns sixth seed by virtue of winning three of four in head-to-head competition with Bethel
#7 Bethel University (13-17)
#8 Mid-Continent (7-25)
#9 Blue Mountain (3-27)