March 4, 2012
Women's Basketball Gets Bid Into NCAA II Regional
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- For the first time since 2004, the Catawba College women's basketball team has earned a spot in the NCAA II South Atlantic Regional Tournament. After falling in Sunday's South Atlantic Conference Tournament final, the Catawba Indians were an at-large selection into the eight-team regional and the field of 64 for the 2011-12 Championships.
Catawba will be the eighth-seed in the tournament and will face top-seed and host USC Aiken in the first round on Friday. Semifinals will be Saturday with the championship game on Monday. Two other SAC teams made the field; Wingate is the #3-seed and Tusculum is the #7-seed.
The pairings for the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional are as follows:
#1 USC Aiken (26-3)
#8 Catawba (18-9)
#4 Lander (21-7)
#5 Limestone (25-6)
#3 Wingate (22-7)
#6 Barton (21-8)
#2 Clayton State (28-3)
#7 Tusculum (17-10)
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