Two-Minute Drill

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Southeast Athletics

For the first time in 20 years, the SEMO Softball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.

The Redhawks won the OVC Tournament Championship last week with a 4-1 record, climbing back out of the loser’s bracket to defeat regular season co-champion Jacksonville State twice on Saturday. 

Senior outfielder Mykaela Arellanes was voted the OVC Tournament's Most Valuable Player. During the tournament, Arellanes hit .500 (8-for-16), with five runs scored, eight RBI and four walks.

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Mark Redburn was named Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year and junior center fielder Rachel Anderson was voted the league's Player of the Year. Redburn is SEMO's first OVC Coach of the Year since 2009, and Anderson is the first Redhawk to win the Player of the Year honors since 2001.

In his fifth year at SEMO, Redburn led the Redhawks to a share of the OVC regular season title and #1 seed in this week's eight-team tournament. SEMO put together a 17-5 conference record after being picked to finish fifth in the league's Preseason Poll.

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Romana Tarajova was named the Ohio Valley Conference women's tennis Freshman of the Year and earned First-Team All-OVC honors. Tarajova is the third SEMO women's tennis player to win OVC Freshman of the Year and second in three years as Oleksandra Doroshenko garnered the award in 2017. 

Head coach Mary Beth Gunn said Romana played fantastic this season in the one position as a freshmen, and she handled this challenge with class and was competitive with everyone who she played against, including some strong seniors in the conference. 

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Southeast Missouri track and field will welcome the Ohio Valley Conference to Cape Girardeau for the 2019 Men's and Women's OVC Outdoor Track & Field Championship May 9-11 at the Abe Stuber Track Complex for the first time since 2012.

Head coach Eric Crumpecker said it is a special opportunity to be able to host your conference championship and everyone in the program is excited to get to compete at home this year.

The Redhawks have a lot to be excited about, as they’ve experienced success during the outdoor track & field season so far.

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Wondering why you’ve been seeing the Redhawks teams donning green and blue lately?

The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics and Mid-America Transplant are partnering during the month of April to raise awareness about organ, eye and tissue donation.

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