Feb 27th, 2013 @ 9:40 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
It's been a big week for the Valley City State Women's Viking Basketball team.
NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Tournament
After beating then ranked Mayville State University in the semi-finals of the A.I.I. Conference Basketball Tournament to secure their third straight NAIA Division II National Tournament appearance, the Vikings have landed back inside the NAIA Top 25 Basketball Poll, ranked 23rd this week.
Valley City State will take a 24-7 overall record with them to Sioux City, IA. The twenty four victories is a program record for wins in a season.
The Vikings also learned that their first round opponent for their third straight national tournament will be Bethel (IN). The Pilots were ranked 11th in this week's NAIA National Poll and will bring a 25-7 overall record with them into the first round match-up.
Bethel is led by senior guard, Laura Johnson. Johnson averages 18.8 points per game and has 103 three point field goals on the season.
Valley City State will play the opening day of the 2012-2013 NAIA Division II National Tournament on March 6 at 3:45 pm.
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