NAIA Women's Tournament

[DRAW] Two-time defending national champion Lee and top-seed Concordia (Ore.) are among the 32 teams that earned bids to the NAIA Women's Tournament that kicks off Saturday with 16 first-round game. The winners will move on to the national finals Nov. 29-Dec. 4 at the Jack Allen Recreation Complex in Decatur, Ala.

Five of this year’s qualifiers have made 10 or more national championship appearances, led by Azusa Pacific with 13. Houghton, Lindsey Wilson and Simon Fraser have each made 12 trips to the event, and Concordia has advanced 10 times.

Earning an at-large spot in the national championship are California Baptist, Graceland, Indiana Wesleyan, Robert Morris (Ill.), The Master’s, William Carey and William Jewell.

FIRST ROUND
Nov. 20
No. 1 Concordia (Ore.) (18-0-2) vs. Simon Fraser (B.C.) (11-4-3)
No. 2 Lee (Tenn.) (17-2-1) vs. Tennessee Wesleyan (11-6-2)
No. 3 Azusa Pacific (Calif.) (16-1-2) vs. William Jessup (Calif.) (11-4-3)
No. 4 Graceland (Iowa) (15-1-2) vs. Kansas Wesleyan (10-6-2)
No. 5 Martin Methodist (Tenn.) (12-3-3) vs. Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) (10-8-2)
No. 6 The Master's (Calif.) (16-2-2) vs. Maine-Fort Kent (19-2)
No. 7 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (15-6) vs. Cornerstone (Mich.)
No. 8 Indiana Wesleyan (17-2-1) vs. Houghton (N.Y.) (12-4-3)
No. 9 William Carey (Miss.) (12-4-3) vs. John Brown (Ark.) (15-4-1)
No. 10 Robert Morris (Ill.) (17-2-1) vs. Spring Arbor (Mich.) (16-4-1)
No. 11 Cal Baptist (13-5-2) vs. Northwood (Texas) (15-3-1)
No. 12 McKendree (Ill.) (15-3-2) vs. Baker (Kan.) (11-5-4)
No. 13 William Jewell (Mo.) (14-2-2) vs. Ashford (Iowa) (15-4-2)
No. 14 Oklahoma City (19-2) vs. Bellevue (Neb.) (15-4-1)
No. 15 Mobile (Ala.) (12-6-1) vs. Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (14-2-3)
Hastings (Neb.) (15-4-1) vs. No. 16 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (16-4-1)

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