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Panther softball selected to Lincoln regional


The UNI softball team will open the 2013 NCAA tournament against 14th seeded Nebraska.  The Panthers will play in the tournament for the first time since the 1990 season.

UNI earned their way in with a come from behind 2-1 victory over Evansville in the Missouri Valley tournament championship.

"Last year's team winning the regular season set that foundation for this group to win the tournament," said head coach Ryan Jacobs, "It's just a process, and it's just a matter of continuing to work hard, and you never know when those good results are going to show up."

The Panthers and Cornhuskers will be joined in Lincoln by the Stanford University Cardinal (37-19) and the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane (42-14-1).

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