KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The 2014-15 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-America Teams were announced by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Riley Holsing was named to the First Team and Samantha Doucette (JR/Irvine, CA) earn Second Team recognition.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The #8 Lions (22-8) were defeated 84-56 by Southern University at New Orleans in the nightcap game of the First Round. Amber Alexander (JR/Grand Blanc, MI) scored a game high 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the loss.
Vanguard was knocked out of the NAIA National Tournament in the opening round for the first time since 2012. The Blue and Gold, a second seed in their part of the bracket, tied a season high with 19 turnovers. Alexander was the only Lion to score in double figures.
FULLERTON, Calif. – The #17 Mustangs defeated the #7 Lions in the GSAC Conference Finals played tonight at Hope International University. Vanguard (23-6) is now 8-4 all time in GSAC Final games. Samantha Doucette (JR/Irvine, CA) led all scorers with 23 points.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – The (22-6) Lions needed 10 minutes of extra play to knock off (17-15) Hope International 68-62 in the GSAC Tournament Semifinals. Tonight's double overtime victory was Head Coach Russ Davis' 500th win at Vanguard.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – The 7th ranked Vanguard Lions (21-6) defeated San Diego Christian 78-67. This was the second double digit win for the Lions against the Hawks (9-21) in three weeks. VU will meet Hope International in the GSAC Semifinals.
GSAC Champion Concordia will be the top seed in the upcoming GSAC Women's Basketball Tournament. The Eagles along with No. 2-seed Vanguard, No. 3 Westmont and No. 4 The Master's will all host first round games on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 pm.
Eight teams will compete in the conference tournament with the winner receiving the GSAC's automatic bid to the NAIA Div. I Women's Basketball Championship, which will be played at Independence Events Center in Independence, Missouri, March 18-24.
The straight-bracket tournament schedule is listed below with a link to the bracket. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
For more tournament information, including links for video streaming and live stats, go to 2015 GSAC Women's Basketball Tournament.