No. 3 Midwestern State begins its quest for a third Lone Star Conference title Thursday afternoon at the Durant Multi-Sports Complex in Durant, Okla.
The Mustangs are coming off of their fifth LSC North championship in eight seasons of existence and want to add to the collection of league hardware taking the crown in 2006 and 2007.
Midwestern opens the tournament against Texas Woman's University at noon Thursday and will either face the winner or loser of the Incarnate Word and East Central (Okla.) contest at 2:30 p.m.
The Lone Star Conference Championship is an eight-team, double elimination tournament featuring the top four teams in each of the North and South divisions. All games will be played at the Durant Multi-Sports Complex in Durant, Okla.
The winner claims the league's automatic bid into the NCAA II postseason tournament beginning next week at campus sites.