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MNE women’s basketball off to nationals

Friday, March 14, 2014

A rally honoring the Mercyhurst North East women’s basketball team as they head to Kansas for the NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament will be held Sunday at Liguori Fieldhouse. The university and greater North East community is invited to show their support of the mighty Saints during the 3:45 p.m. send-off. There will be refreshments and brief remarks before the players depart by bus.                                 

Mercyhurst beat Jamestown Community College 66-59 in the regional championship on March 2 to become one of 16 teams participating at nationals, which are being held Tuesday through Saturday next week.

Mercyhurst goes into the tournament seeded 13 and will take on number 4-seed Mesa Community College on Wednesday at noon (EST). All games will be played at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.  

Come cheer them on and then follow them live at http://www.njcaatv.com/womenbkbchamp/.