Area grads advance to NCCAA tourney
May 8, 2014Tri-Eastern Conference
Northeastern graduate Hannah Adams and Union County graduate Allison Franklin are heading to the National Christian College Athletic Association College Softball National Championship.
Adams and Franklin are freshmen for Grace College, which won the NCCAA Midwest Region championship on Tuesday, defeating Cedarville 9-5.
The Lancers (27-28) will play in the NCCAA National Championship for the first time since 1997. The national tournament is held in Roanoke, Va., beginning May 15.
Adams hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the victory.
The 2012 Knight graduate was an honorable-mention All-Crossroads League selection.