Minnesota State Uses Late Rally to Upend Harding and Win Super Regional
May 21, 2017
SEARCY – Down by three runs late, No. 6 Minnesota State scored two in the sixth and two in the seventh to defeat No. 2 Harding 7-6, win the NCAA Division II Central Super Regional and advance to the NCAA Division II Softball Championships beginning Thursday in Salem, Virginia.
Minnesota State (59-7) won the opening game of the best-of-three series 1-0 on Thursday. Harding (58-9) responded with a 3-2 victory Friday. The teams began game three Friday, and Harding held a 4-3 after an inning and a half before rains forced the game to be suspended until Sunday.
Harding added to its lead in the...