The top four teams after regular season play compete in the SCIAC Tournament May 2 and 3. Redlands (27-11, 23-5) won the regular season and hosts the double elimination tournament for No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (25-12, 20-8), No. 3 Chapman (24-16, 17-11), and No. 4 Whittier (26-14, 16-12). The winner of the tournament earns the automatic qualification to the NCAA Tournament.
CMS faces Chapman in their first game. Three of the four games CMS has played against Chapman have been walk off wins with the Athenas on the winning side for two of those games. In the first double header, the Athenas swept Chapman (1-0, 1-0). In their second meeting, CMS took the first game easily (8-0) and then faltered in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose game two (3-2).
Friday, May 2
Game 1: 9:00 am Redlands (#1) vs. Whittier (#4)
Game 2: 11:30 am CMS (#2) vs. Chapman (#3)
Game 3: 2:00 pm Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 (Loser of Game 3 eliminated)
Game 4: 4:30 pm Winner Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2
Saturday, May 3
Game 5: 11:00 am Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 (Loser of Game 5 eliminated)
Game 6: 1:30 pm Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5
Game 7: 4:00 pm Only if necessary
LIVE STATS: Live stats will be available throughout the tournament and can be accessed directly at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/redlands.portal#
UPDATES AND INFORMATION: All games will be played at Redlands' "Field of Dreams" softball field. Information will be available through the Bulldog Athletics website at http://www.goredlands.com/sports/sball/2013-14/schedule; chose preview on the date of competition for Redlands. No dogs or other pets are permitted at the venue.
APPAREL: There will be a limited number of SCIAC 2014 Postseason Softball Tournament t-shirts available for purchase. The prices are $15 for short sleeve and $20 for long sleeve.