Red Hawks Earn No. 2 Seed in Cal Pac Championship Tourney
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University men’s basketball team earned the No. 2 seed in the 2015 California Pacific Conference men’s basketball championship tournament. The Red Hawks finished regular season play with an 8-2 conference record. They recorded losses against No. 1 Cal Maritime and No. 3 Pacific Union College. No. 4 La Sierra University rounds out the four teams in the men’s championship bracket.
The men's semifinals will take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, with No. 1 Cal Maritime hosting No. 4 La Sierra in the first contest at 6:30 p.m. No. 2 Simpson will face No. 3 Pacific Union in the second semifinal, which is schedule to start at 8:30 p.m.
On the women’s side, NAIA No. 13 Menlo earned the Cal Pac women’s championship tournament No. 1 seed. The women's semifinals will start at 2 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 1, with four-time regular season champ Menlo taking on No. 4 UC Merced in the first semifinal. No. 2 Cal Maritime will battle No. 3 La Sierra in the late semi, which is scheduled to start around 4 p.m.
The Cal Pac men's championship is Monday, Mar. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The women's championship is on Tuesday, Mar. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
All games will be played at Cal Maritime in Vallejo, Calif.
The winners of the tournaments advance to the NAIA national championships.
Saturday, Feb. 28 - Men's Semifinals
- 6:30 p.m. - No. 1 Cal Maritime vs. No. 4 La Sierra
- *8:30 p.m. - No. 2 Simpson vs. No. 3 Pacific Union
Sunday, March 1 - Women's Semfinals
- 2 p.m. - No. 1 Menlo vs. No. 4 UC Merced
- *4 p.m. - No. 2 Cal Maritime vs. No. 3 La Sierra
Monday, March 2 - Men's Championship
- 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 3 - Women's Championship
- 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.