Top seed Lee aims for fifth straight title

[NAIA TOURNAMENT] Four-time defending national champion Lee is the top seed in the NAIA women's championship that kicks off Saturday with first-round action. The Lady Flames, who enter the tournament riding a 20-match championship win streak dating back to 2008, will host first-time qualifier Montreat. The 15 first-round winners will join host Mobile at the 29th annual national championship finals Nov. 26-Dec. 1 in Orange Beach, Ala.

FIRST ROUND
Nov. 17
Montreat (N.C.) (14-4-3) at No. 1 Lee (Tenn.) (17-1-1)
Westmont (Calif.) (12-5-1) at No. 16 Northwood (Fla.) (13-4-2)
Cumberland (Tenn.) (18-2-0) at No. 9 Martin Methodist (Tenn.) (15-3-0)
Cal State San Marcos (11-5-3) at No. 8 Concordia (Ore.) (15-2-2)
Viterbo (Wis.) (15-2-1) at No. 12 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (16-3-0)
Texas at Brownsville (14-3-1) at No. 13 William Carey (Miss.) (14-4-1)
Doane (Neb.) (14-5-0) at No. 4 Oklahoma City (19-1-0)
Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) (13-4-3) at No. 3 Vanguard (Calif.) (16-2-0)
Bellevue (Neb.) (13-3-1) at No. 14 Baker (Kan.) (12-6-1)
Benedictine (Kan.) (15-2-3) at No. 11 Kansas Wesleyan (19-1-0)
Carlow (Pa.) (14-1-1) at No. 6 Spring Arbor (Mich.) (17-2-1)
Faulkner (Ala.) (7-11-2) at No. 7 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (15-5-0)
Robert Morris (Ill.) (14-6-0) at No. 10 Graceland (Iowa) (17-2-1)
Davenport (Mich.) (17-2-1) at No. 15 Ashford (Iowa) (13-4-2)
Park (Mo.) (12-6-0) at No. 2 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (15-4-1)

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