Lynchburg Softball Enters ODAC Tournament as #2 Seed
Will Play Emory & Henry Friday at 2 p.m.
FOREST, Va. --- Virginia Wesleyan College (33-5 overall, 18-2 ODAC) enters the 2014 ODAC Softball Tournament as the top seed for the third straight season as the Marlins look to repeat as conference champs and collect their third league trophy in the last four years. VWC is one of eight teams headed to the James I. Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, Va., for the league's annual postseason event.
ODAC Softball Tournament Interactive Bracket
Lynchburg College (28-12, 15-5) had its position as the second seed wrapped up over the weekend, but determining the next four seeds came down to the results of the season's final series on Wednesday. Randolph College (26-13, 13-7) put together some late inning heroics against Guilford College to earn a split with the Quakers to secure the third seed. Randolph-Macon College (22-10, 12-8) rounds out the top four.
Eastern Mennonite University (17-16-1, 10-9-1) matches up with the Yellow Jackets in the first round as the fifth seed, while sixth-seeded Guilford (27-13, 10-10) faces Randolph for yet another pairing of the two squads. Emory & Henry College (23-13, 9-11) returns to the tournament field following a one-year hiatus, with the Wasps playing as the seventh seed. They meet LC in the first round. Bridgewater College (20-17-1, 8-11-1) caps the eight team contingent and clashes with VWC in a first round meeting.
The double-elimination tournament begins on Friday, April 25 and continues through Sunday, April 27. All games will be played at the Moyer Sports Complex.
Listed below is the entire schedule for the 2014 ODAC Softball Tournament. For more information, visit any of the participating schools' websites or stop by the ODAC's tournament website. Don't forget to become a fan of the ODAC on Facebook and follow the ODAC on Twitter at @odacathletics.
Live stats will be available for all the games, but at two locations due to the use of two fields. Click the links below for the appropriate page.
Live Stats - Field 1
Live Stats - Field 3
2014 ODAC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
James I. Moyer Sports Complex - Salem, Va.
Friday, April 25
Game 1: #1 Virginia Wesleyan vs. #8 Bridgewater - Field 1 - 12:00 p.m.
Game 2: #4 Randolph-Macon vs. #5 Eastern Mennonite - Field 3 - 12:00 p.m.
Game 3: #2 Lynchburg vs. #7 Emory & Henry - Field 1 - 2:00 p.m.
Game 4: #3 Randolph vs. #6 Guilford - Field 3 - 2:00 p.m.
Game 5: Loser G1 vs. Loser G2 - Field 1 - 4:00 p.m.
Game 6: Loser G3 vs. Loser G4 - Field 3 - 4:00 p.m.
Game 7: Winner G1 vs. Winner G2 - Field 1 - 6:00 p.m.
Game 8: Winner G3 vs. Winner G4 - Field 3 - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 26
Game 9: Winner G5 vs. Loser G8 - Field 1 - 11:00 a.m.
Game 10: Winner G6 vs. Loser G7 - Field 3 - 11:00 a.m.
Game 11: Winner G7 vs. Winner G8 - Field 1 - 2:00 p.m.
Game 12: Winner G9 vs. Winner G10 - Field 1 - 5:00 p.m.
Game 13: Winner G12 vs. Loser G11 - Field 1 - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 27
Game 14: Winner G11 vs. Winner G13 - Field 1 - 1:00 p.m.
Game 15: Rematch of Game 14 - Field 1 - 4:00 p.m.
Games 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 played on Field 3. All other games on Field 1.