Columbia College Softball Eliminated from NAIA World Series after Historic Season

4 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, June 01 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Thursday, June 01, 2017 8:50:00 PM CDT June 01, 2017 in Sports
By: Andrew Carlson, KOMU 8 Sports

CLERMONT, Fla.- The Columbia College softball team was eliminated from the NAIA World Series Thursday, dropping the elimination game to LSU-Alexandria 6-4.

The Cougars were slated to play the game against LSU-Alexandria on Wednesday, but due to poor weather conditions they had to resume play Thursday morning down 5-1.

Columbia College came into the NAIA World Series as a two-seed, and it was annouced Thursday that seniors Carly Spalding and Paxton Welch were named to the All-Tournament team.

The Cougars ended up finishing the 2017 season with a mark of 48-7, and their fourth-place finish at the World Series marks their best in program history

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