WINDSOR, ON – St. Clair College is ready to host the 2021 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Women's Softball Provincial Championship tournament Oct. 21-23 which will be held on campus for the first time at the SportsPark diamond. The Saints have hosted this event on four other occasions since the program's inception in 2002. St. Clair most recently played host to the event in 2014 which was the last time the Saints won the OCAA crown.
The six-team event will feature a pair of sudden-death games on Thursday with the winners advancing to the final four double knock-out format Friday and Saturday. St. Clair was the regular season champion with a 17-1 record and assumes the top seed with Humber College (Etobicoke) ranked No. 2 after a 13-3 regular season campaign. Third-place Durham College (Oshawa) was 11-7 and faces sixth place Seneca College (North York) at 3 p.m. on Thursday who went 3-15. The 6 p.m. game on Thursday includes fourth place Fanshawe College (London) who was 9-7 versus fifth place Conestoga College (Kitchener) sporting a 6-12 record.
On Friday, Humber will match-up against the highest remaining seed from Thursday's games at 11 a.m. while St. Clair will face the lowest remaining seed in the 1 p.m. game. Medal games conclude on Saturday with the Bronze at 10 a.m. and the Gold at 1 p.m.
See below the tournament schedule.
3:00pm - Game 1: Durham College (3rd) vs. Seneca College (6th)
6:00pm - Game 2: Fanshawe College (4th) vs. Conestoga College (5th)
11:00am - Game 3: Humber College (2nd) vs. highest remaining seed
1:00pm - Game 4: St. Clair (1st) vs. lowest remaining seed
4:00pm - Game 5: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4
6:00pm - Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
10:00am - OCAA Bronze Medal Game: Loser Game 6 vs. Winner Game 5
*Loser awarded Bronze, winner advances to Gold Medal Game
1:00pm - OCAA Gold Medal Game(s): Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Bronze Medal Game
*A second Gold Medal Game will be played at 3pm if necessary
All games will live streamed by WE-Digital Productions and found at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/stclair
For more information including live stats please see the championship website at www.ocaa.com/soft
Spectators will need to contact trace upon entry to the SportsPark but admission is free to all championship games.
Source: St. Clair Saints