After losing in the Gulf South Conference semifinals, the Blazers were selected to compete in the NCAA tournament, announced March 10 by the NCAA.
For the season, VSU is 26-4. The Blazers have won three straight GSC regular season titles, sharing the title with West Alabama.
VSU and UWA tied for a 16-4 record in conference matchups. The Blazers defeated the Tigers on two occasions this season.
Oddly enough, the two will face off once again, as the seeding has No. 4 and No. 5 squaring off. UWA will be the No. 5 team.
Whomever wins the matchup will go on to face the winner of No. 1 Nova Southeastern and No. 8 Miles College.
For VSU, this will be the third consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship and No. 11 in program history. The Blazers are 8-10 in the NCAA Championship.
The first round will be played on March 16.
Written by Prince Robinson Jr., Sports Editor. Photo by Juston Lewis, Editor-in-chief.
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