The University of Northern Iowa softball team hits the road today for their fifth consecutive Missouri Valley Softball Tournament appearance. The Panthers captured the #5 seed with a 28-19 overall record while goi9ng 14-12 in conference play.
UNI will square off with the Missouri State Bears tomorrow afternoon at 11:05 a.m. The two teams last met in late April taking part in a three-game weekend series which favored UNI 2-1. The Panthers picked up a pair of games on Saturday outscoring the Bears, 19-1. Missouri State (27-26 overall, 10-16 MVC) came back on Sunday with a 6-5 win. Missouri State will play as the #8 seed throughout the tournament.
The winner of these two teams will square off with the Bradley Braves at 4:05 p.m. later in the afternoon.
Live Stats for the early game featuring the Panthers and Bears can be found at: http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=53981
A live stream will also be available at: www.valley-live.tv