Bulldog Women's Basketball Faces No. 13 Puget Sound at George Fox in First-Ever NCAA Appearance
It was announced earlier this morning that the University of
Redlands women’s basketball team takes on No. 13 University of Puget Sound (WA) on Friday, March 5, at
George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, in its
first-ever NCAA appearance.
The Bulldogs earned the automatic bid to the NCAA Championships with Saturday’s 55-54 overtime win against Occidental College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament final. Earlier this season, Redlands tied Occidental for the conference championship, garnering a 12-2 SCIAC record. Redlands boasts an overall mark of 22-5 to go along with a regional ranking of No. 3. The Bulldogs are 12-0 on the road this season.
With a conference record of 14-2, Puget Sound finished second behind George Fox in the Northwest Conference standings. The Loggers boast an overall mark of 23-4 and sit second in the regional rankings. This is their fourth trip in five years to the NCAA tournament.
In Friday’s other match-up, Louisiana College faces off against No. 5 George Fox University. The winners of the two games meet on Saturday to determine who advances to the sectionals, which take place on March 12-13.
Game times and ticket information will be posted as they become available.
For a complete NCAA bracket, please log onto the NCAA web site.