U-MARY SOFTBALL PICKED NINTH IN NSIC
The University of Mary softball team is picked to finish ninth in the 16-team NSIC, according to voting by the league's coaches.
The Marauders went 20-35 last season, narrowly missing a spot in the postseason tournament.
U-Mary opens its season next week at the Desert Stinger in Las Vegas. The Marauders face Montana State-Billings, San Francisco State and Nebraska-Kearney on Friday, Feb. 2.