St. Norbert to Host NCAA Regional Tournament, Will Face Calvin Friday

From Sports Information Director, March 1, 2010 | Women's Basketball
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - St. Norbert College will host a four-team regional Friday and Saturday in the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament at Schuldes Sports Center.

St. Norbert (22-3) will face Calvin College (24-4) at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The other game features UW-Stevens Point (21-6) against the University of Minnesota-Morris (19-7) at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The first-round winners will play in a second-round game at 5 p.m. Saturday.

The Green Knights are making their ninth NCAA Division III Tournament appearance, and the fifth year they will serve as a tournament host. Schuldes Sports Center served as the host site for the 1985 NCAA Division III Final Four.

St. Norbert last appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2008, topping UW-Stevens Point in the first round before falling to the University of Chicago in round two.

Calvin is making its 12th NCAA Division III Tournament appearance. The Knights lost in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament championship game to Hope College 68-49, their third loss to the Flying Dutchmen this season.