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WWU softball remains No. 10 in NCAA II West Region rating

Western Washington University remained No. 10 in the second NCAA Division II West Region rating released Wednesday, April 22.

The Vikings are 24-16 overall and tied for second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings at 13-7. They have already qualified for the GNAC Tournament on Apr. 30-May 2.

Dixie State (38-6) leads the region, followed by Cal State Monterey Bay (41-9), Cal Baptist (37-9), Humboldt State (38-12), Sonoma State (35-16), Saint Martin’s (28-13), Chico State (22-18), Hawaii Hilo (30-16), Cal State East Bay (25-22) and the Vikings.

The eight-team regional field will be made up of the post-season tournament champions from the GNAC and California Collegiate Athletic Association, the regular-season Pacific West Conference champion along with the other five highest ranked teams in the final poll.

The NCAA II West Sub-Regional is scheduled for May 8-9 and the NCAA II West Super Regional for May 22-23. The winner advances to the NCAA II National Championships on May 28-June 1.

WWU has not gotten to regionals since the 2011 season. The Vikings also made appearances in 2003 and 2007.