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Fri, May. 11, 2012 - [Softball]

Botetourt, VA---The Emmanuel College softball team split their first two games at the NCCAA softball championship series Thursday afternoon.

Emmanuel entered the series as the #7 seed and dropped the opening game 5-2 to #2 seeded Cedarville.  The loss put the Lions in the loser's bracket where they met the defending national champion North Greenville Crusaders defeating NGU 2-0 in this clash of south regional rivals.

The win over NGU propels the Lions forward where they will meet the loser of the California Baptist VS Judson game at 2 pm on Friday in an elimination game.  The Lions must continue to win their way forward and any loss at this point eliminates the Lions in this double-elimination tournament.

NCCAA host institution Bluefield College is offering free live streaming of the games as well as live stats on their www.bluefield.edu website.