Gainesville, FL – The Santa Fe Saints along with seven other teams will begin their journey to a NJCAA National Tournament berth, when the FCSAA Women's basketball Tournament tips off in Ocala, FL at the College of Central Florida on Thursday, March 8.
The Saints first game will be against the FCSAA #4/NJCAA #18 Florida SouthWestern Buccaneers on March 8 at 1:00 p.m. The Bucs enter the game as Suncoast Conference Champions and the FCSAA #10 Saints will represent the Mid-Florida Conference as the #2 seed. The tournament is single elimination with the winning team clinching an automatic bid to the NJCAA Tournament in Lubbock, TX, March 19-24.
FSW finished the regular season with a 25-5 overall record and are led in scoring by Tina Stephens who averaged 14.1 points per game. The Saints have a 17-12 record with Stephanie Jackson's 14.9 points leading the way.
Fans can watch every game of the state tournament on the FCSAA Sports YouTube Channel
For full tournament information, click the following link: http://cfpatriots.net/sports/fcsaatournament/index
For complete schedules, stats, and more information please visit www.santafesaints.com.