Saturday, May 12, 2012 | Softball
2012 State Farm MVC Softball Championship

Illinois State set a new tournament record with the most runs scored in a title game on Saturday at the 2012 State Farm MVC Softball Championship with their 13-3 win over Southern Illinois.  This is the first title for the Redbirds since 2001.  Lauren Canopy was the offesive spark, tieing a tournament record with seven RBI.

Illinois State will find out where it will be going for the NCAA Tournament Sunday evening at 9 p.m. CST, when the NCAA Tournament field is revealed on the NCAA Division I Softball Championship Selection Show that will be broadcast on ESPNU.

All-Tournament Team
Amy Gaertner, Evansville
Bailiegh Basham, Bradley
Christa Ruf, Creighton
Natalie Rose, Missouri State
Whitney Plein, UNI
Mackenzie Daigh, UNI
Rose Magaddino, Drake
Jamie Duffek, Drake
Allie VadeBoncouer, Southern Illinois
Jayna Spivey, Southern Illinois
Michelle Bradley, Southern Illinois
Lizzie Andrews, Illinois State
Lauren Kellar, Illinois State
Laura Canopy, Illinois State
MVP - Jordan Birch, Illinois State

Southern Illinois to Host MVC Championship

Southern Illinois University will serve as host for the 2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Softball Championship for the fourth time in school history, from May 10-12. The 2012 event will be played at Charlotte West Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.

Completed in 2003, this will be the third MVC Tournament that will be played in Charlotte West Stadium. The state-of-the-art facility hosted the 2004 & 2008 conference championships and served host to the 2007 NCAA Regionals

Same Old, Same Old
In 2012, the State Farm MVC Softball Championship is sticking with the double-bye, single-elimination format that was played during the 2008-2009 and 2011 Championships.  

Tune In
Fans can follow the State Farm MVC Softball Championship on Valley Live, the conference's video streaming program. Valley Live is a partnership between the Missouri Valley Conference and WebStream Productions - the creators of the highly-acclaimed Horizon League Network. Live game action from a television-like production including multiple cameras, graphics and professional announcers will be available for all games leading into the televised final. The championship game will be televised live on FOX Sports Midwest with R.C. Mc Bride and Laura Leonard, who will be calling the action for all tournament games. 

 

 

2012 State Farm MVC Softball Championship Information

MVC Softball Info.

Tournament Info.

Facility

Event Preview 

Standings

Bracket

Charlotte West Stadium

All-Conference Teams

Statistics

Valley Live

Directions

2011 Tournament Review

Weekly Notebook

Records

Weather

 

 

2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Softball Championship Schedule

Thursday - Saturday • May, 10-12 • Charlotte West Stadium, Carbondale, Ill. • Southern Illinois, host 

Thursday, May 10

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 No. 8 Evansville

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11:00 a.m.

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CU Postgame

 No. 5 Creighton

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 No. 7 Bradley

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 1:30 p.m.

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MSU Postgame

 No. 6 Missouri State

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 No 5 Creighton

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4:00 p.m.

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SIU Postgame

 No. 4 Southern Illinois

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 No. 6 Missouri State

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6:30 p.m.

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DU Postgame

 No. 3 Drake

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Friday, May 11

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No. 4 Southern Illinois

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SIU Postgame

No. 1 UNI

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No. 3 Drake

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ILS Postgame

No. 2 Illinois State

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Saturday, May 12

Gm Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   R H E Start Stats Story   Live Stats Video
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No. 4 Southern Illinois  

0 1 0 0 0 0 2         3 10 1 2:00 p.m. Box Score Recap   Live Stats ILS Postgame

No. 2 Illinois State

4 5 5 0 0 0 X         13 16 0