Greencastle, Ind. - Coming off its third North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament title, the 23-19 DePauw softball team travels to Alma where it will open NCAA Division III Regional play on May 12 against the host Scots. Illinois Wesleyan and Otterbein square off in the other regional opening round contest.
The Scots are 27-8 overall and coming off the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament title on Friday.
The Tigers are making their fourth consecutive NCAA appearance and ninth in the last 11 years with an all-time postseason record of 31-19. DePauw teams advanced to the final eight four times, finishing in a tie for fifth each time.
The winner of the four-team regional advances to the best-of-three super regional series, May 19-20, with that winner advancing to the NCAA finals in Oklahoma City, Okla., May 25-30.