MAVS HEAD TO SLC TOURNAMENT AS NO. 1 SEED
May 8, 2007
Arlington, Texas - UT Arlington softball will be making its fifth consecutive appearance in the SLC tournament, which starts on Thursday in Huntsville. This is the Mavs second appearance as the No. 1 seed and their 18th appearance overall.
UTA finished the regular season with a 34-14 record overall, its best record in three years when it finished 41-17 in 2003. This year the Mavs went 19-5 in conference action to claim their third regular season title.
The Mavs will meet Nicholls State at 11 a.m. for the opening game of the double-elimination tournament on Thursday. The Colonels earned the sixth seed with a 15-11 conference record after both teams final SLC series of the season was cancelled.
Host Sam Houston State as the second seed will face McNeese State who took two-of-three from UT San Antonio last weekend to secure the No. 5 seed. The Bearkats and Cowgirls game is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, while UTSA as the No. 4 seed will meet the third seeded Texas State at 4 p.m.
Tickets for the tournament can be purchased in advance by contacting Sam Houston State's ticket office at 936-294-1729 or by going to this link: