NAIA Softball Championship

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NAIA Softball Championship
NAIA logo.png
Sport Softball
Founded 1981
Country  United States
 Canada
Most recent
champion(s)
Oklahoma City (9)
Official website NAIA.com

The NAIA Softball Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA collegiate softball in the United States and Canada. It has been held annually since 1981.[1]

The current champions are Oklahoma City. They are also the winningest program, having collected 9 NAIA championship titles.

Results[edit]

Year Champion Score Defeated Location
1981 Sam Houston State (Texas) 1-0 Emporia State (Kan.) Conroe, Texas
1982 Missouri Western 5-0 St. Francis (Ill.) Kearney, Nebraska
1983 Emporia State (Kan.) 9-2 Kearney State (Neb.) Kearney, Nebraska
1984 Emporia State (Kan.) 1-0 Quincy (Ill.) Indianapolis, Indiana
1985 Quincy (Ill.) 4-2 Washburn (Kan.) Indianapolis, Indiana
1986 St. Mary's, Texas 2-1 (9 innings) Oklahoma City San Antonio, Texas
1987 Kearney State (Neb.) 1-0 Francis Marion (S.C.) Kearney, Nebraska
1988 Pacific Lutheran (Wash.) 2-0 (10 innings) Minnesota-Duluth Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1989 Saginaw Valley State (Mich.) 3-0 Kearney State (Neb.) Midland, Michigan
1990 Kearney State (Neb.) 6-3 (8 innings) Pacific Lutheran (Wash.) Pensacola, Florida
1991 Hawaii Loa 5-1 Puget Sound (Wash.) Columbia, Missouri
1992 Pacific Lutheran (Wash.) 3-2 Kennesaw State (Ga.) Pensacola, Florida
1993 West Florida 4-2 Oklahoma City Columbia, Missouri
1994 Oklahoma City 3-1 Athens State (Ala.) Columbia, Missouri
1995 Oklahoma City 3-1 Puget Sound (Wash.) Columbia, Missouri
1996 Oklahoma City 9-1 Shawnee State (Ohio) Decatur, Alabama
1997 Oklahoma City 12-0 Athens State (Ala.) Decatur, Alabama
1998 Western Washington 5-1 Simon Fraser (B.C.) Tulsa, Oklahoma
1999 Simon Fraser (B.C.) 7-3 Oklahoma City Jupiter, Florida
2000 Oklahoma City 5-1 Azusa Pacific (Calif.) Decatur, Alabama
2001 Oklahoma City 5-3 Simon Fraser (B.C.) Decatur, Alabama
2002 Oklahoma City 2-1 (8 innings) Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) Decatur, Alabama
2003 Simon Fraser (B.C.) 3-1 Mobile (Ala.) Decatur, Alabama
2004 Thomas (Ga.) 5-4 Simon Fraser (B.C.) Decatur, Alabama
2005 Simon Fraser (B.C.) 7-0 California Baptist Decatur, Alabama
2006 Mobile (Ala.) 4-1 California Baptist Decatur, Alabama
2007 Oklahoma City 7-2 Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) Decatur, Alabama
2008 Lubbock Christian 2-1 Mobile (Ala.) Decatur, Alabama
2009 California Baptist 3-2 St. Gregory's (Ok.) Decatur, Alabama
2010 Simon Fraser (B.C.) 4-3 Oklahoma City Decatur, Alabama
2011 Oregon Tech 1-0 California Baptist Gulf Shores, Alabama
2012 Shorter (GA) 1–0 Oklahoma City Gulf Shores, Alabama
2013 Concordia Irvine 8–3 Spring Hill (AL) Columbus, Georgia
2014 Auburn Montgomery 10–6* William Carey (MS) Columbus, Georgia
2015 Auburn Montgomery 10–0 (6 innings) Lindsey Wilson (KY) Sioux City, Iowa
2016 Oklahoma City 5–0 Saint Xavier (IL) Sioux City, Iowa
  • * = 1st ever "if necessary" game after William Carey came out of losers' bracket to defeat Auburn Montgomery in first championship game of the double-elimination tournament.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NAIA Softball Championship Results" (PDF). NAIA. NAIA Honors.com. Retrieved January 23, 2016. 

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