Foresters to face Jamestown in Nationals

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has released its bracket for the 18th Annual NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship. The 32 teams are seeded in four brackets of eight teams and the Foresters were given one of the #4 seeds. Tyson Events Center/Gateway Arena in Sioux City, Iowa will host the event on March 11-17, 2009.

HU's opening round opponent will be Jamestown College (ND) and they will face off at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. The Jamestown Jimmies enter the tournament with a 20-9 record having finished third in the Dakota Athletic Conference. They qualified for the tournament by receiving the #8 at-large bid.

The winner will take on the winner of the #1 Davenport (MI)/ #8 IU Southeast game on Friday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m. CST.

JumpTV Inc. is the exclusive provider of live video and audio-streaming at the NAIA National Championship. JumpTV will stream the first 30 games of the championships. These events can be viewed by going to The National Championship Game will air live nationwide on CBS College Sports.



Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director