COURTESY: Emporia St. Sports Information
Due to the weather forecast for Thursday, the Emporia State baseball team's MIAA Opening Round Series at Central Oklahoma has been pushed back to a Friday start date. The first game of the three game series is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. in Edmond, Okla.
The second game of the three game series will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and if needed the third game will be played on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
The winner of the Opening Round Series will advance to the MIAA Championship Tournament at Community America Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan. on May 11-13.
COURTESY: MIAA Sports Information
Kansas City, Mo. -- The final game is in the books for the MIAA softball regular season and the 2013 Softball Tournament bracket and pairings have been released by the league. The tournament is scheduled for May 2-4 from the Blue Valley Recreation Complex in Overland Park, Mo.
The tournament kicks off with four first round games at 6 p.m. on May 2 in Overland Park. Top seeded Central Oklahoma will face off with eighth seed Northwest Missouri. Second seed Fort Hays State will open their tournament against seventh seeded Pittsburg State. Third seed Missouri Western will play sixth seeded Truman and fourth seeded Emporia State will face off with fifth seed Northeastern State. The second round games are scheduled for an 8 p.m. first pitch on May 2 after the first round concludes.
For all the brackets and complete tournament schedule visit http://www.themiaa.com/sports/2012/8/15/SB_0815122518.aspx?id=57.
May 2, 2013 (Blue Valley Recreation Complex)
Game 1 #1 Central Oklahoma vs. #8 Northwest Missouri Field 25 6 p.m.
Game 2 #4 Emporia State vs. #5 Northeastern State Field 22 6 p.m.
Game 3 #3 Missouri Western vs. #6 Truman Field 23 6 p.m.
Game 4 #2 Fort Hays State vs. #7 Pittsburg State Field 24 6 p.m.
Game 5 Loser GM 1 vs. Loser GM 2 Field 22 8 p.m.
Game 6 Loser GM 3 vs. Loser GM 4 Field 23 8 p.m.
Game 7 Winner GM 1 vs. Winner GM 2 Field 25 8 p.m.
Game 8 Winner GM 4 vs. Winner GM 5 Field 24 8 p.m.
May 3, 2013 (Blue Valley Recreation Complex)
Game 9 Winner GM 6 vs. Loser GM 7 Field 23 11 a.m.
Game 10 Winner GM 5 vs. Loser GM 8 Field 22 11 a.m.
Game 11 Winner GM 10 vs. Winner GM 9 Field 23 1 p.m.
Game 12 Winner GM 7 vs. Winner GM 8 Field 25 3 p.m.
Game 13 Winner GM 11 vs. Loser GM 12 Field 23 5 p.m.
May 4, 2013 (Blue Valley Recreation Complex)
Game 14 Winner GM 12 vs. Winner GM 13 Field 25 12 p.m.
Game 15 Winner GM 14 vs. Loser GM 14 Field 25 2 p.m. (If Necessary)
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