Calvin Women’s Basketball to Host First and Second Round NCAA III Tournament Games at VanNoord Arena
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Calvin women’s basketball team will host first and second round NCAA III Tournament games March 2 and 3 at Van Noord Arena.
The four-team NCAA III Tournament regional field will also include Wisconsin-Lutheran (24-4), Wisconsin-Stevens Point (23-4) and Franklin (25-2). Wisconsin-Stevens Point will face Franklin (IN) in a Friday night first round game at 5 p.m. (EST) with Calvin set to face Wisconsin-Lutheran in the other first round game Friday night at 7:30 p.m (EST). Friday’s winners will play in the second round Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices will be $6 general admission, $3 for senior citizens, students and children (students are K-12 + college students with ID). Tickets will be available through the Calvin Box Office (616-526-6282 / Calvin Box Office Website).
Calvin is making its 13th appearance in the NCAA III Tournament including its third straight. The Knights are 15-13 all-time in NCAA III Tournament play. All four schools earned automatic bids to the NCAA III Tournament as Calvin won the MIAA Tournament, Wisconsin-Stevens Point the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Tournament, Franklin the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament and Wisconsin-Lutheran the Northern Athletic Conference Tournament.