FERRUM, Va. -- A beautiful day greeted the Ferrum College women's basketball players, coaches and support staff Thursday, March 1, as they boarded a bus this morning at 7:30 a.m. The Panthers are bound for Danville, Kentucky, where they will make the College's first NCAA Division III Tournament appearance in 17 years.
Coach Bryan Harvey's team will play in a regional at Centre College Friday and Saturday, March 2-3. The panthers face #9 Washington University (St. Loius) Friday at 5 p.m. EST. The other game between Centre and Guilford College starts Friday at 7 p.m. The winners of Friday's two games will square off Saturday at 5 p.m. for a spot in the NCAA Sweet 16.
The College will update a web page dedicated to Ferrum's progress throughout the weekend. The page contains links to live audio, video and stats, an NCAA bracket, the Danville Regional schedule, ticket information and a blog by Ferrum senior Brian Cox. Follow us on Twitter, @FerrumAthletics, as Cox will also be tweeting the latest info on Panther Women's Basketball.
Ferrum Women's Basketball 2012 NCAA Tournament Web Page
Ferrum's Game Notes
This is Ferrum's second-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The 1994-95 team won the league tournament, then called the Dixie Conference, and advanced to the first round of the NCAA Tournament before falling to Roanoke College at home.