The 2019 American Collegiate Athletic Association Championships will be contested this weekend at Alfred State. The top four teams in the conference, including two teams making their second consecutive trip to the championships, will compete for the title.
The action begins on Saturday afternoon (2/23) with the semifinals. #1 Thomas More takes on the #4 Alfred State in the opening match-up at Noon while #2 Finlandia takes on the defending champion #3 Valley Forge at 2 p.m. The two semifinal winners will meet in the championship game at Noon on Sunday (2/24).
Admission is free for all games at the Orvis Activities Center. Links to the live stats and live video are available on the tournament homepage.
Here is a look at the four teams heading to Alfred State this weekend.
#1 Thomas More Saints
Location: Crestview Hills, Kentucky
Head Coach: Jeff Hans
Record: 25-0, Ranked #2 in latest NCAA DIII poll
Points Per Game: 85.0 Points Allowed Per Game: 54.3
Players to Watch: Madison Temple 23.8 ppg 5.6 ast 6.8 reb / Shelby Rupp 11.5 ppg 6.7 reb
#2 Finlandia Lions
Head Coach: Mariah Lapointe-Dunham
Points Per Game: 53.5 Points Allowed Per Game: 68.0
Players to Watch: Katie Lundeen 13.1 ppg 6.9 reb/ Mariah Austin 11.2 ppg 8.1 reb
#3 Valley Forge Patriots
Location: Phoenixville, PA
Head Coach: Gretchen LeVan
Points Per Game: 63.2 Points Allowed Per Game: 66.5
Players to Watch: Jhanel Brown 20.8 ppg 11.8 reb / Carlee Corad 12.1 ppg 4.7 reb
#4 Alfred State Pioneers
Location: Alfred, NY
Head Coach: Gina Boyd
Points Per Game: 62.2 Points Allowed Per Game: 71.0