March, 16 2019 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
935 North Summit Ave. Springfield, MO 65802
$10 for adults, $4 for students and children aged 12 and under
The Drury Lady Panthers (31-0) will host the NCAA-II Midwest Regional tournament March 15-19 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center after being named the top seed in the region.
Drury will play eighth-seeded Kentucky Wesleyan in the opening round on Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. Kentucky Wesleyan is 24-7 and received an at-large bid into the tournament field. The winner of Friday’s game will play the winner of fourth-seeded Ashland (29-2) and number five seed Northern Michigan (22-9) in the regional semifinals on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The other opening-round games on Friday include Lewis (26-4), seeded second in the region, taking on seventh-seeded Walsh (25-6), and the number three seed, Grand Valley State (27-3), will face sixth-seeded Truman State (23-7).
Both semifinal games are scheduled for Saturday, March 16, with the regional championship game set for Monday, March, 18 at 7 p.m.
Lady Panthers season ticket holders will have the opportunity to reserve their same seats for the regional tournament with the purchase of an all-session pass for $25. Those passes will go on sale Tuesday starting at 10 a.m., and individual session tickets will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. and are $10 for adults, and $4 for students and children aged 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the O’Reilly Family Event Center box office, open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
NCAA-II Midwest Regional Schedule
Friday, March 15
Noon: No. 3 Grand Valley St. vs. No. 6 Truman St.
2:30 p.m.: No. 2 Lewis vs. No. 7 Walsh
6 p.m.: No. 1 DRURY LADY PANTHERS vs. No. 8 Kentucky Wesleyan
8:30 p.m: No. 4 Ashland vs. No. 5 Northern Michigan
Saturday, March 16
5 p.m.: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
7:30 p.m.: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Monday, March 18
7 p.m.: Championship Game
All games at the O’Reilly Family Event Center