BEAUMONT — Meeuwsen led Lamar with a .357 batting average in conference play, while Corry was third in the Southland with an on-base percentage of .500 in SLC games. Millman, McDowell, Corry, and left fielder Jenna Holland earned honorable-mention All-Conference honors for Lamar.
Holland hit .289 overall and .315 in Southland Conference play.
Millman (17-14, 4.21), who is 13-6 in Southland play, is likely to get the start in Thursday’s opener. Right-hander Tina Schulz (5-13, 5.12) is Lamar’s second starter.
The winner of Thursday’s game meets top-seeded McNeese State at 4 p.m. Thursday. The loser of Thursday morning’s game plays in a loser’s bracket game at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the double-elimination format.
“I believe we can beat any team in this tournament,” Bruder said. “We just have to play the way we are capable of.”
All tournament games will be shown live on www.Southland.org, with the exception of Saturday’s championship round, which will be shown on