Sterling College Women to face Holy Names in first round of the NAIA Tournament

Release Date: 
March 6, 2009

Sterling, KS. - The Sterling College Women’s Basketball team will face Holy Names on Thursday March 12th at 8:45 p.m. in the first round of the NAIA Women’s Division II National Tournament at the Tyson Event’s Center in Sioux City, Iowa
Holy Names, a member of the California Pacific Conference, received the automatic bid for winning the CPC Tournament championship. The Hawks won the CPC regular season championship posting a 15-1 record.
Holy Names enters the tournament for the ninth time in their school history with a record of 5-9. Holy Names also was eliminated in the first round by Northwestern, 48-97, to the eventual national champion in 2008.
The Lady Warriors clinched the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season championship with a 16-2 record. This was Sterling’s tenth KCAC regular season title and will be their