Wallace State Softball seeded 11th at NJCAA World Series

May 16, 2024Gail Crutchfield
2024 ACCC Softball Champions

Members of the Wallace State Softball team celebrate their fourth straight championship at the at the 2024 NJCAA Division l ACCC South District Softball Tournament. The victory punched their ticket to the 2024 NJCAA Softball World Series.

Hanceville, AL — Wallace State Community College Softball is seeded at No. 11 in the National Junior College Athletic Association Conference Division I Softball World Series to be held May 20-25 at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala.

The Lions (35-12) will face No. 6 seed Salt Lake Community College (47-7) out of Utah on Monday, May 20 at 5 p.m., in second round of the 20-team, double elimination tournament. In a shift, the NJCAA will hold a series of first-round games among the teams seeded 13-20 to determine the match-up for the teams seed 1-4.

This will be the Lions’ fourth straight appearance at the 2024 National Junior College Conference Division I Softball World Series and their 16th overall. Live games will be broadcast through May 21 on the NJCAA Network (www.njcaa.org) before games will be aired on ESPN+ starting May 22.

Located 65 miles from Wallace State, this will be the last year for the world series to be held at Choccolocco Park before it returns to Yuma, Ariz., in 2025.


About Wallace State

Wallace State Community College (Ala.), a member of the Alabama Community College System, is a comprehensive community college in north central Alabama offering more than 200 options in academic, health and technical programs of study leading to an associate degree, certificate or transfer, as well as workforce-credit training and adult education. An Achieving the Dream Leader College, nationally-recognized by the Aspen Institute among the top institutions according to student outcomes, ranked by Southern Business and Development among the Top 3 institutions in the South for workforce development, named a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing and the National Security Administration, rated the Top Online Community College in Alabama, a Military Friendly Institution and an All-Steinway School, Wallace State is an outstanding place for students to pursue their education and career goals. Classes are offered online and on campus, day, evening and on weekends, with numerous start dates each year. Visit Wallace State’s beautiful main campus located on 300-acres in Hanceville, Ala., our satellite location in downtown Oneonta, Ala., find us online at www.wallacestate.edu, or call 256.352.8000.

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