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McDaniel travels to Christopher Newport

The team lines up for the national anthem before the CC title game. © 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
The team lines up for the national anthem before the CC title game. © 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

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WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel will travel to Newport News, Va., for the 2012 NCAA Division III softball regional, beginning on Thursday.

Playing at the Captains Softball Park on the campus of Christopher Newport, the eighth-seeded Green Terror (27-12) will face top-seeded and top-ranked Emory in Thursday's first round at 10 a.m.

The other first-round matchups at the eight-team, double-elimination regional are: No. 2 Christopher Newport vs. No. 7 Farmingdale, No. 4 Messiah vs. No. 5 Roanoke and No. 3 Salisbury vs. No. 6 Ferrum.

On Friday, the Green Terror will play either the Falcons (35-8) or the Maroons (29-9). The two winners of the first-round games will meet at 4 p.m. while the losers meet in an elimination game at 10 a.m. Play continues on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, if necessary, to determine a regional champion.

The regional champion will join the other seven regional champions at the Division III Women's College World Series, to be played at the Moyer Complex in Salem, Va., on May 18-22.

Admission to the regional is $5 for general admission and $2 for students, senior citizens and children. All-session passes are available for $15 for general admission and $6 for students, senior citizens and children.

McDaniel is making its fourth NCAA tournament appearance after winning its sixth Centennial Conference (CC) championship on Sunday. The Green Terror defeated Washington (Md.) 9-0 in the title game for its most wins in a season since its last conference championship and NCAA appearance in 2004.

Freshman Caroline Brehm (Hanover, Pa./New Oxford) leads all of Division III with 317 strikeouts. She has fanned an average of 11.87 batters per game over her 187 innings of work. She has allowed just 96 hits and 49 walks and has two no-hitters to her credit this season.

Six of the hitters in the Green Terror starting lineup are hitting better than .300 this season led by Tracy Davis's (Christiansburg, Va./Christiansburg) .359 average. Brehm's primary battery mate has 28 hits, including six doubles and two home runs. Rachel Sidney (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) is hitting .346 with a team-high 37 hits, including team-best nine doubles. Erinne Warrenfeltz (Smithsburg, Md./Middletown), Jackie Liebowitz (Bellerose, N.Y./Benjamin N. Cordozo) and Jordan Beans (Hanover, Pa./Hanover) and have all eclipsed 30 base knocks with 36, 35 and 34, respectively.


Members of the softball team gathered in the lobby on Monday morning to watch the NCAA softball selection show.
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