Cumberland University will play Judson University in the Joliet, Ill., site Thursday in the NAIA Championship Opening Round, as announced Monday by the national office.
York (NE) University is the No. 1 seed in the five-team field, while Judsonis the No. 3 seed, followed by Mayville State and Trinity Christian (IL). The Bulldogs lost a 5-4 decision to Judson this season in Lebanon on March 12. The two teams will tentatively play at 2 p.m. Central Time on Thursday at Silver Cross Field.