McNeese accepts bid to NISC

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LAKE CHARLES– McNeese softball will continue their season for at least one more weekend, the Cowgirls have accepted an invitation to the NISC (National Invitational Softball Championship) and will travel to Nacogdoches, Texas for one of four regional sites May 16-18. The Cowgirls will face Middle Tennessee at 3 p.m. Thursday.

All regionals are double elimination, with the four regional winners advancing to the NISC championship round in Fort Collins, Colorado on May 24-26.

The NISC is a postseason tournament sponsored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and operated by Triple Crown Sports, Inc. and it’s in its third season, debuting in 2017 with Liberty claiming the first tournament and Loyola Marymount winning it last year.

McNeese (30-30) is coming off a third place finish at the Southland Conference Tournament last weekend.

REGIONAL SITES

At Nevada (Reno, NV)
Fresno State, Loyola Marymount, Nevada, UC Riverside

At Stephen F. Austin (Nacogdoches, TX)
McNeese State, Middle Tennessee, Stephen F. Austin, UT Arlington

At Iowa State (Ames, IA)
Eastern Kentucky, Iowa State, Purdue, South Dakota, South Dakota State

At Liberty (Lynchburg, VA)
Appalachian State, George Washington, Kent State, Liberty, Marshall, Rutgers

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