Simpson earns No. 3 seed in NAIA West Regional Tourney

Simpson University Sports News

05.02.2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - The five-team, double-elimination NAIA West Tournament, with an automatic berth to the NAIA Championships awaiting the winner, gets underway Wednesday, May 4 at Menlo College in Atherton, Calif.

The top four seeds earned automatic berths to the tournament by finishing among the top two (exclusive of Lewis-Clark State in the North) in their respective divisions. Patten was selected as the at-large team (and No. 5 seed) by the grouping's rating oversight committee.

Menlo earned the right to host by winning the South Division.

Tournament Schedule

Day One - Wednesday, May 4

  • 9 a.m. - No. 4 College of Idaho vs. No. 5 Patten University
  • Noon - No. 2 University of British Columbia) vs. No. 3 Simpson University
  • 3 p.m. - Game 1 Winner vs. No. 1 Menlo College

Day Two - Thursday, May 5

  • 9 a.m. - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
  • Noon - Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner
  • 3 p.m. - Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Winner

Day Three - Friday, May 6

  • Noon - Game 5 Loser vs. Game 6 Winner
  • 3 p.m. - Game 5 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner

Saturday, May 7

  • 3 p.m. - Game 8 Winner vs. Game 8 Loser (if necessary)

 
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
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