USA South Readies for 2012 Spring Championships


(FAYETTEVILLE,N.C.) – The USA South Conference Tournaments for baseball, softball, women’s lacrosse, men’s tennis, women’s tennis and men’s golf all begin next week. With the exception of women’s tennis, all sports will be played exclusively in Burlington, North Carolina for the seventh consecutive year. The women’s tennis tournament will get underway with first round action on-campus before heading to Burlington.

Each tournament has its own official tournament website. These websites, found below, contain facility directions, brackets, schedules, results and links to any live stats, audio and/or video broadcasts that are available.

The baseball tournament will take place from Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 15 at the Burlington Athletic Stadium, home of the Minor League Burlington Royals. The tournament will feature a double-elimination format and include all seven USA South teams. The tournament’s championship game(s) on Sunday are scheduled to be available via video webcast, at no charge. Click HERE for the official baseball tournament website.

Across town, at Springwood Park, the softball and women’s lacrosse tournaments will begin on Friday, April 13. The softball tournament is a double-elimination three-day event which includes all ten Conference teams, while the women’s lacrosse competition will conclude in two days and feature the league’s top four teams. As is the case with baseball, both the women’s lacrosse championship game on Saturday, April 14 and the softball championship game(s) on Sunday, April 15 are scheduled to be video webcast, at no charge. Click HERE for the official softball tournament website. Click HERE for the official women’s lacrosse tournament website.

Stoney Creek Golf Club will play host to the men’s golf championship, which begins on Friday, April 13. The championship will include all seven USA South teams competing in a three-day, 54-hole, event with the final round taking place on Sunday, April 15. Click HERE for the official men’s golf tournament website.

Finally, the men’s and women’s tennis tournaments will begin at Burlington Tennis Center on Friday, April 13 and continue through Sunday, April 15. All seven Conference men’s teams will meet in Burlington while the league’s top-seven women’s teams will welcome the winner of one play-in match. The women will open play on each of the first two days, followed by the men. Both the men and women will begin their championship round at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 15. The championship is scheduled to be audio broadcasted. Click HERE for the official men’s tennis tournament website and click HERE for the official women’s tennis tournament website.

For more information on the city of Burlington, North Carolina please click HERE.

As always, continue to visit the official website of the USA South Athletic Conference, www.usasouth.net, for any information on the Conference tournaments and teams.

 

Mike Christie

Assistant Commissioner

USA South Athletic Conference

P: 910-630-7326

F: 910-630-7622

sid@usasouth.net