Shaw University Softball Challenge



Join some of the top NCAA Division II softball teams in the region as they come together for a weekend full of softball action.  Nine fields will be in play with games starting each hour. 



Event Date

February 15-17, 2013 (Friday-Sunday)


February 15 - Games start at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. 

February 16 - Games start at 11:00 a.m., 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. - GAMES SATURDAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. 

February 17 - Games start at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - GAMES SUNDAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED


Full Schedule




Walnut Creek Softball Complex (1201 Sunnybrook Road Raleigh, NC 27610)



Participating Teams

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Alderson-Broaddus College (Philippi, WV) Millersville University (Millersville, PA)
Barton College (Wilson, NC) * Mount Olive College (Mount Olive, NC)
Bluefield State College (Bluefield, WV) Ohio Valley University (Vienna, WV) *
Bowie State University (Bowie, MD)
Seton Hill University (Greensburg, PA)

California University (California, PA)

Shaw University (Raleigh, NC) *
Concord College (Athens, WV) * Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV)
East Stroudsburg University (East Stroudsburg, PA) Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock, PA)
Fairmont State University (Fairmont, WV) * Virginia University of Lynchburg (Lynchburg, VA)
Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC) * West Chester University (West Chester, PA) *
Glenville State University (Glenville, WV) * West Liberty University (West Liberty, WV)
Indiana University (PA) (Indiana, PA) * West Virginia State University (Charleston, WV)
Lock Haven University (Lock Haven, PA) Wheeling Jesuit University (Wheeling, WV) *
Mansfield University (Mansfield, PA) *  









  * - Teams Participating in Softball Youth Clinic









Softball Youth Clinic (Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 8 AM)  Signup Form

Young women 14 and under are welcome to attend this free clinic featuring some of the top NCAA Division II players in the region.  Don't miss this outstanding opportunity to enhance your skills.  (Due to NCAA regulations, no high school players make take part in the clinic.)



Hotel Information

Summit Hospitality Inc. is the hotel sponsor for this event. The following properties have reserved an $89/per night (plus applicable tax) for this event –

-          Courtyard Crabtree Raleigh Hotel 

-          Fairfield Inn & Suites Crabtree Raleigh Hotel

-          Residence Inn Crabtree Raleigh Hotel

-          Residence Inn Midtown Raleigh Hotel

-          Townplace Suites Cary Hotel

-          Fairfield Inn & Suites RDU Airport Hotel


Please contact Kitty Millington for hotel reservations for this event.

Kitty Millington, Sales Manager

Summit Hospitality Group Ltd.  2200 Summit Park Lane, Suite 2000 Raleigh, NC 27612

Email:  Direct: 919.455.2761 - Fax:   919.279.3029


Thanks to the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance















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