West Coast flair at 2019 NAIA Softball World Series

Four teams west of Oklahoma is the most in the history of the World Series format.

Posted: May 21, 2019 7:58 PM

MEDFORD—Not only will Oregon Tech and Southern Oregon both be competing at the NAIA Softball World Series for the first time ever, but 2019 marks the most represented the western portion of the United States has ever been at this stage of the tournament.

With the Raiders and Owls joined by Vanguard from California and Valley City State from North Dakota, the 2019 World Series boasts the most teams west of Oklahoma in the history of the ten-team format.

It’s quite the difference from 2018 when SOU was the only team that met that description.

In the Midwest-heavy NAIA, three teams from the west coast and four from the western portion of the country is a big source of pride.

"To have both of us back there and to be two out of the ten teams in the country with over 200 teams in the NAIA to play softball, it just shows how strong the west coast is in the NAIA,” Oregon Tech head coach Greg Stewart said in reference to his team and SOU both reaching this stage. “I think it's going to be a great opportunity for us to continue to show how good our conference is from top to bottom."

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