KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 25, 2019) – The Skyline Champion U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's basketball team is headed up to Bowdoin College this weekend and will face Smith in the opening round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament, as the NCAA announced the full field of 64 teams for the national tourney on Tuesday afternoon.
The Mariners (22-3) will square off against the Smith Pioneers (21-6) in the first round this Friday, March 1, in a neutral-site game played at #2 Bowdoin's Morrell Gymnasium up in Brunswick, Maine. The winner will advance to the second round on Saturday to face the victor of Friday's other first-round matchup pitting the host Polar Bears (26-1) against CUNYAC Champion Hunter College (18-9).
Game times and ticket information for this weekend's action will be announced on Tuesday morning.
To view the complete interactive bracket for the 2019 DIII Women's Basketball Tournament, click here. You can also view a printable bracket at this link. Below is a snap-shot of the bracket the Mariners are in through the first three rounds.
More information on the Mariners' upcoming trip to the NCAA Championships up in Maine this weekend, including a full preview of all the action, will be available on www.USMMASports.com throughout the week.
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