2016 NCAA Softball Regional Website

Welcome to the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Tournament

Diana Marks Field, Whitworth University - Spokane, Wash. / May 13-15

Welcome to Whitworth University and Diana Marks Field for the Spokane, Wash. Regional of the 2016 NCAA Division III softball tournament.  The winner of this weekend's tournament will advance to play the winner of the Tyler (Texas) Regional in next weekend's Super Regional round.  

 Tournament Schedule / Results

Friday, May 13 Links 
Game 1 (1:00 pm): Linfield 6, Whitworth 0 Box Score / Recap
              Linfield Press Conference / Whitworth Press Conference
Game 2 (3:55 pm): George Fox 5, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2 Box Score / Recap
              George Fox Press Conference / CMS Press Conference
Saturday, May 14  
Game 3 (11:00 am): Linfield 5, George Fox 4 Box score / Recap
              Linfield Press Conference / George Fox Press Conference
Game 4 (1:35 pm):  Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 3, Whitworth 0 Box Score / Recap
              Whitworth Press Conference
Game 5 (4:35 pm):  Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 3, George Fox 1 Box Score / Recap
             CMS Press Conference / George Fox Press Conference
Sunday. May 15
Game 6 (Noon): Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 3, Linfield 0 Box Score / Recap
Game 7 (2:40 pm): Linfield 6, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 5 (8 innings) Box Score / Recap
             Linfield Press Conference / CMS Press Conference
Linfield advances to play Texas-Tyler in the Super Regional on May 20-21
Complete NCAA Tournament Bracket  

Participating Teams

Claremont-M-S Athenas
#1 Seed (34-8-1)

NCAA Tournament History
7th appearance
Last Appearance: 2014
All-time NCAA Record: 9-12 

Whitworth Pirates
#2 Seed (29-13)

NCAA Tournament History
2nd appearance
Last Appearance: 2006
All-time NCAA Record: 0-2


Linfield Wildcats
#3 Seed (29-13)


NCAA Tournament History
13th appearance
Last Appearance: 2015
All-time NCAA Record: 60-25

George Fox Bruins
#4 Seed (30-14)

NCAA Tournament History
1st appearance
Last Appearance: N/A
All-time NCAA Record: 0-0


Ticket Information

In accordance with NCAA guidelines, admission will be charged for spectators. All-day admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior adults.  Children age two and under will be admitted free.  There are no single-game tickets.


Useful Links

Complete map of Whitworth University and directions to campus
Local hotel accomodations
Local weather forecast
NCAA Div. III Softball Statistics

Facility Information

Bleacher seating is provided in the main grandstand behind home plate and on first base, as well as auxiliary bleachers in foul ball range down the right-field line.

Lawn chairs are not permitted in the grandstand.

No pets allowed inside the softball venue or surrounding walkways.

There is no parking immediately adjacent to Diana Marks Field.  Parking is available in the lots marked by the arrows on the campus map below.

In accordance with  NCAA policies, artificial noisemakers are not permitted.

Excellent sportsmanship is expected from both participants and spectators associated with all teams.


Campus Map

Diana Marks Field is located on the west side of campus, situated between the Pine Bowl (football and track) and the Whitworth Soccer Field.  Parking lots for fans and teams are indicated by the arrows on the map below.  Use the paths adjacent to Omache Field and down from the Fieldhouse for access to the softball facility.