Sabercats Seeded Third for Title Defense

Sabercats Seeded Third for Title Defense

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Sabercats have been given the #3 seed for the NCCAA DII National Tournament. MBU will face some familiar opposition as they seek their third consecutive title at the national stage.

The tournament will be held at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, Nov. 16-18.

The NCCAA announced last night that the Sabercats will be in Pool B as the #3 seed. The breakdown for the two pools is below:

Pool A    Selection       Region   
#1 Kentucky Christian University    Mideast Region Champion Mideast
#4 Bob Jones University South Region Champion South
#5 Providence University College At-large Selection North
#8 Emmaus Bible College At-large Selection North
Pool B    
#2 Randall University    Southwest Region Champion    Southwest
#3 Maranatha Baptist University North Region Champion North
#6 Toccoa Falls College At-large Selection South
#7 Johnson University Tennessee At-large Selection Mideast

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Teams from each pool will play each other once in a round-robin format (Thursday-Friday), and the top 2 teams will advance to the semifinal rounds, which will be held Friday afternoon.

The Championship match will be held at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday, Nov. 18.

The Sabercats have faced both Randall and Toccoa Falls in the last 2 years at the national stage. The Sabercats dispatched both opponents in straight sets during pool play.

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