No. 17 MSU’s season ends against Rogers State in NCAA regional

Published: May. 14, 2022 at 10:38 PM CDT
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CLAREMORE, Okla. (KEYC) - The 17th-ranked Minnesota State softball team dropped back-to-back match ups with No. 4 Rogers State in the NCAA DII Central Region Finals, Saturday afternoon.

It took extra innings to decide a winner in game one, eventually the Hillcats unleashed six runs in the 15th inning to come away with the victory and force a game two. MSU’s senior ace Mackenzie Ward recorded 14 strikeouts and a school record 266 pitches in the loss.

In game two, the Hillcats shut out the Mavericks 4-0 to advance to the NCAA super regionals. MSU ends its season 48-14.

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