Spartan Women Set to Host NCAA Sectional Tournament

Spartan Women Set to Host NCAA Sectional Tournament

York College has been selected to host one of four NCAA Division III Sectional tournaments this weekend in York. The Spartans welcome Messiah, Wittenberg and Ithaca to Graham Field for games on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18.

The Spartans, who are the fourth seed in the sectional, face the top-seeded Messiah College Falcons on Saturday at 11:00 am. That game will be followed 40 minutes later by Wittenberg, the second seed, against Ithaca, the third seed. The two Sweet 16 winners will square off in the Elite Eight on Sunday for the right to advance to the Final Four in Orlando, FL on November 23 and 24.

Tickets for the tournament are $6.00 for general admission, $3.00 for senior citizens and students, $2.00 for students age three to 12 while children under two are free. Tickets will be sold at the gate only. There will be no presale for the tournament. The first 200 York College students who present their YCP student ID at the gate receive free admission courtesy of York College. 

The other sectionals will be hosted by Williams, Wheaton (Ill.), and Lynchburg (Va.).  

Wheaton is hosting UW-Stevens Point, Puget Sound, and Wartburg on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17. Williams is hosting Hamilton, Western Conn. St., and Worchester St. on Saturday and Sunday. Lynchburg's bracket includes Emory, TCNJ, and Washington-St. Louis. The Lynchburg bracket will also be held Saturday and Sunday.