Women's Basketball Enters WHAC Tournament Play with #3 Seed

Women's Basketball Enters WHAC Tournament Play with #3 Seed

The No. 25 ranked Siena Heights women's basketball team closed out the 2016-17 regular season on Saturday with a win over Lourdes (Ohio). The Saints finished with a 22-8 overall record and a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference record of 15-7.

SHU finished third in the conference, behind first place Davenport and second place Indiana Tech, who are ranked No. 6 and No. 18 in the NAIA respectively.

In the WHAC tournament first round, the Saints will host the 6th-seed Cornerstone on Wednesday, Feb. 22 with a 7:30 p.m. game time.

Siena Heights split with the Golden Eagles in the regular season, falling 59-56 on Nov. 12, 2016, then defeating CU 73-50 on Jan. 25, 2017.

With a win on Wednesday, the Saints would then advance to the tournament semi-finals on Saturday, Feb. 25, where the higher seed will host.

No passes will be accepted. Admission is $7. SHU students, faculty and staff will be admitted for free with Siena Heights ID.

First round (at higher seeds, Wednesday, Feb. 22)
#8 Aquinas (11-11, 17-13) at #1 Davenport (21-1, 27-3)
#5 Madonna (12-10, 16-11) at #4 Lawrence Tech (13-9, 17-12)
#6 Cornerstone (11-11, 17-13) at #3 Siena Heights (15-7, 22-8)
#7 Concordia (11-11, 17-13) at #2 Indiana Tech (18-4, 24-6)

Semi-Finals (at higher seeds)
Saturday, Feb. 25

Championship (at higher seed)
Monday, Feb. 27

To view WHAC tournament schedule, click here.