Bethel softball ready for its first-ever NCAA Super Regional appearance

The No. 12 Bethel University softball team advanced the 2022 NCAA Division III Super Regionals after defeating Washington University in St. Louis twice in the St. Paul regional finals.

Bethel takes on Berry College (Georgia) this weekend, with the winner advancing to the Division III World Series.

KSTP Sports caught up with the Royals on Wednesday before they took off for Atlanta.

***Click the video box above to watch interviews with head coach Penny Foore (eighth season), senior Lexi DeBace (top 15 national batting average), junior Kayla Simacek (starting pitcher and Most Outstanding Player of the Regional), and freshman Autumn Earney (walk-off RBI hit to win St. Paul Regional)***

Weekend Schedule of games:
Friday, May 20
Game 1: #1 Bethel at #4 Berry College • 1 p.m CDT

Saturday, May 21
Game 2: #1 Bethel at #4 Berry College • 12 p.m. CDT
Game 3: if necessary game if both teams have one loss • 45 minutes after game 3