**For Immediate Release**
Special Treat for Softball Fans This Weekend at OPSU
-by Aggie Sports on 04/28/05
Goodwell, OK - There’s a special treat for area softball fans Thursday through Saturday at the Heartland Conference Softball Tournament at the Oklahoma Panhandle State softball complex.
Some very good players will be in action during the three day tourney and the top seed is St. Mary’s University, an NCAA Division II powerhouse and winner of the national title two years ago.Oklahoma Panhandle State will also be in action and this year’s Lady Aggie squad features perhaps the best freshman player ever at the school – Kendra Gladson. The Tulsa native is an excellent shortstop, one of the top hitters in the league (.382 batting average), and leads the conference in stolen bases.St. Mary’s (42-9) features a solid one-two-three punch in Veronica Garcia, Tiffani Craft and Malissa McGee. Garcia and Craft boast batting averages of .433 and .415, respectively, and McGee is one of the top pitchers in the Southwest, having won 17 games.Games will be played each day at 10:00, 1:00 and 4:00.
Watch for daily reports or and get updates on the OPSU athletic website at www.opsu.edu.