Lady Falcons win CIAA title, earn first ever NCAA Tournament berth

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In the preseason, Head Coach Nikki Bynum Bumpass challenged the Saint Augustine's University softball team to make history.

The Lady Falcons listened as they capped a tremendous run in the conference tournament with an 8-2 victory over Chowan University for the CIAA Softball Championship at Walnut Creek Softball Complex on Sunday, May 3, 2015. They won their first title since 1991 and earned their first-ever NCAA Division II Tournament berth. The CIAA champions will meet California (Pa.) University in the first round of the NCAA Division II Softball Atlantic 1 Regional in Brownsville, Pa., on Friday, May 8 at 1 p.m.

Campus Events


Sunday, May 8: Baccalaureate Program; 6 p.m.; Saint Augustine's Chapel


Friday, May 13: Stone of Hope Gala; 7 p.m.; Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC; $100 per person


Saturday, May 14: Commencement; 9 a.m.; University Quadrangle