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Northland seeded #2 in NJCAA DIII Women's Basketball Touranment

The Northland Pioneer Women’s Basketball Team has qualified for the NJCAA DIII Women’s Basketball Tournament hosted by Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ. The tournament will be March 10th – 12th. Northland will be the #2 seed in the tournament and play against Sullivan County Community College out of Loch Sheldrake, NY at 2 PM on March 10th. This is Northland’s eighth tournament appearance. Northland was National Champions in 2014. The Women’s team is coached by Shannon Nelson who is in her 6th season. Northland has a 26 W 2 L season and was 14 W 0 L in the MCAC Northern Division. Tournament information is listed below.

2016 NJCAA Division III Women's Basketball

National Championship Tournament
Robert J. Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Road Lincroft, NJ 07756
Tournament Website:
All Tournament games will be streamed live on NJCAA TV
#1 Roxbury Lady Tigers (District F)
#2 Northland Pioneers (District H)
#3 Mohawk Valley Hawks (District A)
#4 Mid Michigan Lakers (District B)
#5 West Georgia Tech Golden Knights (District G)
#6 Anoka Ramsey Golden Rams (District C)
#7 Sullivan Generals (District D)
#8 Ocean Vikings (District E)

Game Dates, Times and Match-Ups
Thursday, March 10, 2016:
Noon: #1 Roxbury vs. #8 Ocean
2:00 pm: #2 Northland vs. #7 Sullivan
5:00 pm: #3 Mohawk Valley vs. #6 Anoka Ramsey
7:00 pm: #4 Mid Michigan vs. #5 West Georgia Tech

Friday, March 11, 2016:
Noon: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 4
2:00 pm: Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 3
5:00 pm: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 4
7:00 pm: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3

Saturday, March 12, 2016:
Noon (7th Place Game): Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6
2:00 pm (5th Place Game): Winner Game 5 Winner Game 6
5:00 pm (3rd Place Game): Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8
7:00 pm (National Championship Game): Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8