After winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament in dramatic fashion the University of La Verne softball team is headed to Texas for 3-team double-elimination tournament with Texas-Tyler and Texas Lutheran.
The Leopards (31-12) will face Texas-Tyler (39-4), the defending national champions, on Friday, May 12 at 1 p.m. CDT and Texas Lutheran (37-4) at 4 p.m. CDT the same day. If the Leopards win at least one game, they will move on to play again on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
The winner of the Texas-Tyler Regional will face the winner of the East Texas Baptist Regional (Texas-Dallas, ETBU, Whitworth) on May 19-20.
This is La Verne's first NCAA Regional appearance since 2010. The Leopards are 13-18 all time in NCAA tournament action.