You have permission to edit this article.
Edit

Grove City claims PAC women's basketball title

  • Updated
  • 0
GCC PAC 2020 WBB

PAC/contributed image.

GREENVILLE, Pa. (pacathletics.org)--No. 2 Grove City College defeated No. 4 Washington & Jefferson College 54-52 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament title game Saturday evening.

It is Grove City's (25-2) second PAC title. The Wolverines also won in 1986-87. It was Grove City's 12th-straight victory. The 25 wins are the most in program history.

No. 1 Saint Vincent College hosted this year's semifinal round and title game at the Robert S. Carey Student Center. With the league's double-bye format, both No. 1 Saint Vincent and No. 2 Grove City automatically advanced to the championship tournament's semifinal round. W&J (18-10) eliminated Saint Vincent, last year's PAC champion, with a 74-53 victory in Friday night's semifinal.

Saturday was the league's first championship tournament title game played on a neutral floor. The PAC went to its championship tournament format in 1999-00.  

Grove City will receive the league's automatic qualifying bid to this year's Division III Championship Tournament. Forty-three conferences have been granted automatic qualification to this year's 64-team championship.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.