• Four NCAA Div. III championships
  • National record 27 NCAA playoff berths
  • 13 national finals appearances
  • 54 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes since 2010

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2014 NCAA® Division III softball regional

Welcome to Central College in Pella, Iowa, one of sixteen sites for the NCAA Division III regional softball championships.

NCAA Div. III Softball regional

Game day

Live stats/video Tournament statistics
Tournament game notes Pella bracket | National Bracket
NCAA® digital game program NCAA® regional website


Friday, May 9
Game Teams Time/result
Game 1

#1 Luther vs. #4 Washington-St.Louis (Mo.)
Video: Wash. coach Leticia Pineda-Boutte
Outfielder Maggie Ingell
Luther coach Renae Hartl
Outfielder Kelsey Rose

Washington 7, Luther 2


Game 2

#2 Central vs. #3 North Central (Ill.)
Video: North Central coach Jim Kulawiak
Pitcher Andrea Starr
Central coach George Wares
Third baseman Whitney Sowers

Game highlights

North Central 5, Central 0



Saturday, May 10
Game Teams Time/result
Game 3

Washington-St. Louis (Mo.) vs. North Central (Ill.)
Video Washington-St. Louis coach Leticia Pineda-Boutte
Pitcher Annie Pitkin
North Central coach Jim Kulawiak
Third baseman Kayla Antle

North Central 3, Washington-St. Louis 2



Game 4 Central vs. Luther
Video highlights

Luther 7, Central 3



Game 5

Luther vs. Washington-St. Louis (Mo.)
Video: Luther coach Renae Hartl
Designated player Alise Miller


Luther 7, Washington-St. Louis 6


Sunday, May 11
Game Teams Time/result
Game 6 North Central (Ill.) vs. Luther
Video: North Central coach Jim Kulawiak

North Central 6, Luther 2

North Central advances to super regional

All-tournament team
Kiersten Tinkoff, North Central
Hannah Mehrle, Washington-St. Louis
Maggie Ingell, Washington-St. Louis
Kelsey Rose, Luther
Kayla Antle, North Central
Alise Miller, Luther
Annie Sarcone, Central
Jordyn Beck, North Central
Whitney Sowers, Central

Most Outstanding Player--Andrea Starr, North Central






Megan Swingen Megan Swingen
#1 Luther College
#2 Central College
Nickname: Norse Nickname: Dutch
27-6 overall record 30-10 overall record

10-4 Iowa Conference

tie, 2nd place

10-4 Iowa Conference

tie, 2nd place

NFCA ranking: 11 NFCA ranking: 13 (tie)
Coach Renae Hartl Coach George Wares


Megan Swingen
#3 North Central
#4 Washington Univ. in St. Louis (Mo.)
Nickname: Cardinals Nickname: Bears
29-11 overall record 30-15 overall record

9-5 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

3rd place

5-3 University Athletic Association

2nd place


Coach Jim Kulawiak Coach Leticia Pineda-Boutte


NCAA Division III Championships history

Team Yrs.* W L Pct. Titles
Central 26 88 49 .642 4
Luther 15 36 31 .537 0
Washington-St. Louis 12 23 22 .511 0
North Central 12 16 24 .400 0

*Includes 2014 tourney berth


Regional sites

Angola, Ind. - bracket

Atlanta, Ga. - bracket

Bloomington, Ill. - bracket

Cedar Rapids, Iowa - bracket

Chicago, Ill. - bracket

Ithaca, N.Y. - bracket

Montclair, N.J. - bracket

Norfolk, Va. - bracket

Redlands, Calif. - bracket

Rochester, N.Y. - bracket

Salem, Va. - bracket

Salisbury, Md. - bracket

Tyler, Texas - bracket

Union, N.J. - bracket

Wellesley, Mass. - bracket

Williamstown, Mass. - bracket


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