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For the first time in program history, the Virginia Wesleyan Softball team will march into the 2014 NCAA Division III Championship tournament at home. The College has been selected as a host site for a four-team, double-elimination regional tournament, to be held May 9-11 at the Marlins Softball Field. Virginia Wesleyan (37-5)—a two-time defending champion of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference—will take on the College of Staten Island Dolphins (23-15) at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9. A 1 p.m. game will feature Catholic University (23-13) and Christopher Newport University (35-6). Saturday's schedule will include games at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4 p.m.  Sunday games begin at noon and 2:30 p.m. (if necessary). Tickets will be sold at the gate and prices for adults are $10/day or $20/tournament. Prices for students, children and seniors are $5/day or $10/tournament. For more information, visit or call 757.455.3303. More