FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Wilberforce University Lady Bulldogs advanced to the 2019 NAIA Division II National Championship Tournament

Wilberforce, Ohio The Wilberforce Women’s Basketball team made history during the 2018-19 season by earning a berth into the 2019 NAIA National Tournament. The national tournament Is made up of the top 32 teams in the country at the NAIA Division II level. This is the first time ever in school history that the Women’s Basketball team has made it to the national tournament. The Women’s team earned the opportunity to play in the national tournament by finishing in the Top 3 of the conference tournament. The lady bulldogs finished the season with 14 wins, which is the most wins in the last 15-20 years at Wilberforce.

“I am proud of what we accomplished this season. The students worked very hard to earn a berth. We look forward to more success next year”. Athletic Director Derek Williams

Athletic Director Williams is in his 2nd year at Wilberforce. He has been involved in collegiate athletics for seven years. He has coached three championship teams over those seven years.

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