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Posted on March 7, 2016

UPDATE: March 12, 2016

Cal U's women’s basketball team lost 68-62 on March 12 in the second round of the NCAA Division II National Tournament, at Richmond, Va.

Miki Glenn and Precious Martin each scored 18 points. 

The Vulcans finish the season with a 25-6 overall record. 

UPDATE: March 11, 2016

Cal U’s women’s basketball team defeated Chowan (NC), 80-70, on March 11 in the first round of the NCAA Division II National Tournament, at Richmond, Va. 

Shatara Parsons led Cal with 18 points and nine rebounds.

The Vulcans improve to 25-5 overall and have won 14 straight games. 

The women next play West Liberty (WVa.) at 5 p.m. on March 12.

Original story

The Vulcan women’s basketball team, winner of the PSAC championship, has earned the second seed

Cal U Women's basketball player runs down the court

 and will compete in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional March 11, 12 and 14 at the Barco-Stevens Hall on the campus of Virginia Union in Richmond, Va.

Under the direction of fifth-year head coach Jess Strom, the Vulcans (24-5) will play seventh-seeded Chowan (20-8) at 2:30 p.m. March 11.

In other first-round games on March 11, third-seeded West Liberty (21-4) will play sixth-seeded Shaw (24-7) at noon, with top-seed and tourney host Virginia Union (25-2) facing eight-seeded IUP (21-8) at 5 p.m. Fourth-seeded Wheeling Jesuit (26-5) plays fifth-seeded West Chester (23-8) at 7:30 p.m.

The Atlantic Regional semifinal games will be held at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 12, with the championship game set for 7 p.m. March 14.

The winning team will advance to the NCAA Division II National Quarterfinals and Semifinals, to be held March 22-23 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The 2016 national championship game will be at 3 p.m. April 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., as part of the 35th anniversary celebration of NCAA women’s basketball championships.

Cal U is making its 13th NCAA Division II Tournament Appearance in 15 years. The Vulcans have won five NCAA Regional championships.

They took the NCAA Division II national title last year and in 2004.

For coverage of all Cal U’s varsity sports teams, visit www.calvulcans.com.