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Four Lady Bengals named to All-Region 23 team

A quartet of LSU Eunice standouts were named to the 2018 All-Region Softball team as announced by the Region 23 women's director. LSU Eunice has the second most nomination behind 2018 NJCAA Division II National Champion Jones County Junior College.
Mima Doucet, Madison Monson, Heather Zumo and Emily Henderson the Bengals' contingency on the All-Region team. They are now eligible for NJCAA Division II All-American nominations.
Doucet enjoyed a breakout sophomore campaign becoming the lynchpin of the LSU Eunice offense in 2018.

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Bengals win Region 23 title

After winning its first three games of the Region 23 tournament, the top-ranked Bengals were upset as Meridian Community College rolled to a 6-1 win in the title game.
LSU Eunice then cruised to a 10-3 win over the Eagles on its way to a berth in the NJCAA Division II World Series.
It is the Bengals’ ninth trip to the World Series and first since 2015.
LSUE (54-6) will open the series on Sunday as the Bengals face the winner between No, 8 Brunswick - No. 9 Monroe.

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Lady Bengals finish fourth

CLINTON, Mississippi. – LSU Eunice saw its season come to a close, just one game short of the final day of the NJCAA Tournament.
The Lady Bengals (49-20) finished the tournament fourth out of the 16-team field.
After falling to Jones County Junior College 8-7, LSU Eunice erased an early hole with a five-run frame en route to an 8-6 elimination game win over Madison College. LSU Eunice would eventually bow out to top-seed Des Moines area, 7-3.

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LSUE heads to world series

CLINTON, Mississippi – Two-time defending NJCAA Division II champions LSU Eunice begin its title defense this week at the softball world series at Traceway Park.
Five-time national champion LSUE will make the trip to the national tournament for the seventh time in the last eight years.
LSU Eunice (46-18) finished as Region 23 runners-up after a 10-0 loss to Jones County Junior College in the championship game.
The Jones County pitching duo of Karli Perque and Hallie Donald threw a combined no-hitter against the Lady Bengals.

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No. 1 Bengals to host regionals

The last two times LSU Eunice was the host team of the NJCAA Division II regional tournament, the Bengals went on to win the national championship.
The top-ranked Bengals (48-5) will lead the bracket that also includes MACJC champion No. 6 Pearl River (37-9).
“I am looking forward to seeing the crowds like they were in 2009, 2012 and 2015 when we hosted this event,” LSUE head coach Jeff Willis said. “The players have poured their hearts and souls into this institution and the community.

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