Simpson climbs to No. 4 regional ranking

Simpson climbs to No. 4 regional ranking

INDIANOLA, Iowa – The Simpson softball team jumped three spots in the most recent NCAA Division III Midwest Regional Rankings, coming in at No. 4.

On the strength of double-header splits with regionally-ranked Coe and Central last week, the Storm improved to 26-12 overall and 19-8 in regional play.

Simpson, which is currently third in the Iowa Conference with a 9-5 record in league play, closes the regular season this weekend with a doubleheader against Buena Vista. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Simpson Softball Complex.

Midwest Region Rankings
Rank School In-Region Overall
1 Luther 23-2 30-4
2 Central 20-5 28-6
3 St. Thomas (Minn.) 23-4 30-6
4 Simpson 19-8 26-12
5 Washington-St. Louis 21-11 26-12
6 Fontbonne 18-7 22-10
7 Coe 16-8 27-9
8 Gustavus Adolphus 24-6 26-6
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