The 2022 Summit League Softball Championship bracket has been released and the NDSU Bison find themselves as the No. 3 seed. The Bison will take on the No. 6 seeded University of North Dakota in the opening round of the tournament on Wednesday, May 11 at 4:30 p.m.
This is the second straight year NDSU will meet up with UND in the opening round of the Summit League tournament. North Dakota finished the regular season in seventh in the Summit League. St. Thomas finished the season in sixth, but is not eligible for the Summit League Championship in their transition to the Division I level. With St. Thomas not participating in the tournament, North Dakota has moved into the No. 6 and final seed.
The Summit League Championship begins on Wednesday, May 11 and runs through Saturday, May 14 with the winner earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
Wednesday, May 11
G1: (4) South Dakota vs. (5) Kansas City | 2 p.m. CT
G2: (3) North Dakota State vs. (6) North Dakota | 4:30 p.m. CT
Thursday, May 12th
G3: (1) South Dakota State vs. G1 Winner | 11 a.m.
G4: (2) Omaha vs. G2 Winner | 1:30 p.m.
G5: G3 Loser vs. G4 Loser | 4 p.m.
Friday, May 13th
G6: G3 Winner vs. G4 Winner | 1 p.m.
G7: G6 Loser vs. G5 Winner | 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 14th
G8: G6 Winner vs. G7 Winner | 1 p.m.
G9: If Necessary | 3:30 p.m.