Pioneer Softball Advances to National Tournament
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The MidAmerica Nazarene University Pioneer softball team emerged as the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) tournament champions last week, knocking off regular season conference champion Central Methodist University with a final 5-2 victory on Saturday.
Contributing with a 2-run homer, MNU's Jen Costa added to her mounting home run count. Costa continues to lead the NAIA with a total of 27 home runs so far this season, and contributed 2 runs to Saturday's victory.
Short stop Tianna George added 2 runs of her own, rounded out by junior Becca McCoy, who scored on an RBI from Taylor Ryal.
The Pioneers finished the season with a 38-10 record, and now advance to pool play in the NAIA National Tournament.
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