Presentation College head women's basketball coach Eric Nelson is pleased to announce the release of the 2018-19 basketball schedule. The 31-game schedule includes 14 NSAA conference games, 15 non-conference games, and two exhibitions. This season highlights games against NAIA National Champions Dakota Wesleyan University, NCAA DII Northern State University and University of Sioux Falls, and NAIA National Tournament contenders in Tabor College, University of Jamestown, and 2017-18 NSAA Champions Valley City State.
The Saints start out their 2018-19 season against the University of Jamestown Jimmies – who made it to the quarterfinals of the NAIA National Tournament a season ago. The game is slated for a 6 p.m. start time on October 24th in Jamestown, North Dakota.
The Saints will return home for a double-header against Providence College on October 26th and 27th. The women will then hit the road for the South Dakota NAIA Classic and Tabor Classic. They will face off against Mount Marty College and Dakota Wesleyan from the Sanford Pentagon and Tabor College and Bethany College in Hillsboro, Kansas. They will then return home for a cross-town exhibition against NCAA DII Northern State University. The Wolves made the second round of the NCAA DII Regional Tournament and finished with a 26-6 overall record last season.
They will then start a two game road trip against NAIA National Champions Dakota Wesleyan on November 21st before taking on NCAA DII University of Sioux Falls for their final exhibition of the season on November 27th.
In the month of December, the Saints will host five of their six games at home. The women will open the NSAA slate at home against Dickinson State University on December 1st before taking on Trinity Bible, Yellowstone Christian College and the University of Jamestown. The Saints will then travel to Fremont, Nebraska for a non-conference matchup against Midland Lutheran College on December 18th before returning home for a non-conference matchup against Mount Marty College on December 30th to round out the 2018 calendar year.
The women open the new-year on the road for a pair of conference matchups against Dakota State and Bellevue University on January 4th and 5th. They will then return home for a four-game skid against Viterbo University, Waldorf University, Mayville State University and NSAA Conference Champions Valley City State.
The final six of the eight games of the regular season will be on the road as the Saints travel to Valley City, Mayville State, Waldorf University, Viterbo University, Dickinson State, and non-conference opponent Nebraska Christian College. The Saints will tip off against Dakota State and Bellevue on Feb 8th and 9th for the final home games of the regular season.
To view the entire 2018-19 schedule, please click on the following link: 2018-19 Women's Basketball Schedule