Third-Seeded Rams to Face Second-Seeded Virginia Union to Open 2018 CIAA Softball Championship Tournament


CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams will begin their quest for the 2018 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Softball Championship next week. The team will enter the tournament as the third seed from the CIAA Southern Division and will face the second-seeded Virginia Union Panthers from the CIAA Northern Division, Monday.

The Rams earned the third seed from the CIAA Southern Division after some quality play late in the season. The team finished the 2018 regular season with a 6-4 record in the division and a 9-7 record in overall conference play. The team finished the regular season with some much needed momentum. The team has won four straight games and six of their last nine games.

The Rams and the Panthers are scheduled to face off in a noon game, Monday. Virginia Union will head into the tournament with a 7-3 record in the CIAA Northern Division and a 16-8 overall CIAA record.

The 2018 CIAA Softball Championship Tournament will take place at Moyer Park in Salem, Virginia. The eight-team tournament will begin, Monday, April 30th and run through Wednesday, May 2nd. For more information on Rams softball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to