The Ferris State University softball team is ranked 10th in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional rankings which were released on Wednesday (April 14) by the NCAA-II Softball Committee.
The top eight teams in each of the eight NCAA-II regions will qualify for NCAA Regional Tournament competition. The top two teams within each region will have an opportunity to host a sub-regional tournament on May 14-16. The winners of each sub-regional will play each other in the super regional (May 21-22) with the winner advancing to the 2010 NCAA-II Softball Championships (May 27-31) at Heritage Park in St. Joseph, Mo.
The eight regions consist of Atlantic, Central, East, Midwest, South, South Central, Southeast, and West.
Ferris State, which is currently 16-11 overall and 7-4 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) this season under head coach Keri Becker, will host a pair of doubleheaders this weekend (April 17-18) at the FSU Varsity Softball Field in Big Rapids, Mich. The Bulldogs take on the Tiffin Dragons this Saturday (April 17) before wrapping up their six-game league homestand on Sunday (April 18) against the Ashland Eagles.
The top 10 teams in each region are listed in rank order with records as of April 12.
|Midwest Region||Division II||In-Region|
|1. Saginaw Valley State||18-4||14-3|
|3. Wayne State (Mich.)||31-8||18-5|
|6. Northern Kentucky||21-10||20-9|
|10. Ferris State||15-10||13-7|