The McNeese Lady Cowgirls won the Southland Conference championship over the weekend sweeping the competition in Lake Charles.

The softball team finished the regular season at an impressive 40-19 on the year.

With the championship win, the Cowgirls got an automatic bid in a NCAA regional and they found out that their next stop will be in College Station, Texas home of Texas A&M.

The four team regional consists of Baylor, Texas A&M, McNeese and Prairie View.

SLC Tournament Champs (Photo provided by Pam LaFosse
McNeese State
Assistant Sports Information Director)

McNeese will first see action in the regional on Friday afternoon when they take on a familiar opponent in Baylor.  The Cowgirls have faced Baylor three times this season with Baylor winning two of three of the games.

McNeese and Baylor will face off at 3:30 p.m. and the game will be on ESPN3.