MVC Softball Splits Games in Tucson Tuesday

Posted March 11, 2014

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Andy Pulverenti, sports information director, (660) 831-4230, pulverentia@moval.edu

 

MVC SOFTBALL SPLITS GAMES IN TUCSON MONDAY

 

Marshall, Mo. (March 11, 2014)- The Missouri Valley softball team continued play at the Tucson Invitational Monday, playing a pair of games. The Vikings played Dakota Wesleyan University and Concordia (Neb.) University. The Vikings came from behind to defeat Dakota Wesleyan 7-6, but fell to Concordia 9-4.

 

In the first game of the day against Dakota Wesleyan, the Vikings faced a 6-2 deficit heading into the seventh inning. MVC plated five runs in the seventh, to pull of the 7-6 victory. In the second game of the day the Vikings faced a tough Concordia team, and fell 9-4.

 

The split moves MVC’s record to 2-4 on the season.

 

MVC will play two more games from the Tucson Invitational Tuesday morning. The Vikings will play Olivet Nazarene University at 9 a.m., and University of Jamestown at 11 a.m.

 

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Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.



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