NAIA Women's Championship: Balcer leads defending champion Spring Arbor past host Mobile

Bethany Balcer scored both goals to give her 28 goals for the season and lead No. 1 seed and defending champion Spring Arbor to a 2-0 win over Mobile, the host team, in the round of 16 of the 2018 NAIA Women's Championship at the Orange Beach Sportsplex in Alabama.

The Cougars were making their seventh appearance in eight years in the round of 16. Keiser, Benedictine and unseeded Northwest also won.

First Round, Results:
Monday, November 26
Keiser 3 Hastings 0
Northwest 1 Cardinal Stritch 0
Benedictine 2 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 1
Spring Arbor 2 Mobile 0
First Round, Schedule:
Tuesday, November 27
Eastern Oregon vs. William Carey
Lindsey Wilson vs. Georgia Gwinnett
Midland vs. Martin Methodist
John Brown vs. Southeastern

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